A Last Chance for Australian Sporting Glory

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Harvey Norman and Facebook have come together to celebrate this summer of sport. They are offering one person, whatever their background, the opportunity to pull on the famous green and gold and represent this great sporting nation.

Join the Emus!

Most Australians have always dreamed of donning the green ‘n’ gold war paint and serving this proud nation. Now they can.

Stubbies will be put down, couches around the country vacated and thongs slipped back on because the Australian dodgeball team is offering out one wildcard pick to the nation.

This is every armchair athlete’s sporting fantasy. However whilst the competition may be fierce, the location will be world class. The team will venture deep into enemy territory to Las Vegas for the 2012 World Dodgeball Championships! No non American team has ever won the championships although our home grown talent will give it their best.

The team, called The Emus so far includes 67 year old Peter ‘Blue’ Burke, a 67 year old ex marbles champion, Michael ‘Maverick’ Mead, a Lawyer and Burt Sigsworth, an aviation consultant. The team has been selected but Harvey Norman has a wild card up their sleeve in order to make sure that one deserving Australian also boards the plane to Vegas.

To paraphrase the great Winston Churchill, ‘Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country’s dodgeball team!’

Entry is via a Dodgeball app on the Harvey Norman Facebook Page and it is being promoted via innovative Facebook advertising.

Harvey Norman is a large Australian-based retailer of home appliances, electrical, camera, computer, furniture, entertainment and bedding goods. It operates as a franchise and the main brand owned by Harvey Norman Holdings Limited. There are more than 230 Harvey Norman stores in Australia, New Zealand, Slovenia, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Malaysia, Croatia and Singapore altogether.

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