Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

Can you help Viva! find Britain's Best Young Veggie?

Release date: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

A COMPETITION to find Britain's Best Young Veggie has been launched by veggie campaigning group, Viva!. The aim of the search is to get activists across the country competing for the sought after title. Any veggies aged 21 years or younger are being invited to compete, and once selected, the winner will be showered with prizes for being such an inspirational veggie. Entrants must be nominated to be in with a chance, and if they win, even their nominee will receive prizes from Viva!. To make a nomination, please visit Viva!'s brand new youth website www.vivaactivists.org.uk and click competition. There are two age categories for the competition, under 12s and 12-21 years, a male and female runner up will be selected from both age categories and will receive prizes for their efforts. The goodie bag prizes include an impressive selection of Viva! merchandise as well as prizes kindly donated by Brighton based company Vegetarian Shoes (http://www.vegetarian-shoes.co.uk) and handmade cosmetics company Lush (www.lush.co.uk). The competition closes at the end of June. If you think you could be in with a chance to win, why not send the link to all your friends and family in the hope that they'll nominate you. If you do not have access to the internet, please write to BBYV Competition at Viva!, 8 York Court, Wilder Street, Bristol BS2 8QH to request a form, or ring 0117 944 1000 (Mon-Fri 9am-6pm). ENDS For more information about this media release, please contact youth campaigner, Fiona Galbraith by emailing fiona@viva.org.uk or calling 0117 944 1000 or press officer Helen Rossiter by emailing press@viva.org.uk