Valentine’s Day is a really busy time for promoters who are keen to jump on the love train and reward compers with roses, chocolates and candlelit dinners! We’ve rounded up some fun Valentine's competitions for you - and read on to find out how PrizeFinder members could win a really unusual prize in our exclusive love-themed competition…
Here are a few of our favourite Valentine’s themed comps. First, some easy prize draws:
- Win His n Hers Adult Micro scooters!- enter via Rafflecopter here - closes 11.2.14
- Pin your favourite Very item (up to £100 value) on Pinterest and you could win it! Entry details are here - closes 13.2.14
- Win a dress and a Passionata push-up bra of your choice - three prizes can be won by leaving a comment on the Yumi & Uttam Facebook page here - no closing date stated, so enter ASAP!
And for those of you who like a bit more of a challenge…
- Match the 8 sets of stage lovers to win £100 of theatre tokens on the Theatre Tokens website. Enter here - closes 28.2.14
- SecretStyleFile are giving away a hamper of Valentine’s goodies for your little girl - you need to share on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, then comment on the blog. Entry details here - closes 16.2.14
- If you like poetry, write an ode to vegetables and you could win one of 7 foodie prizes in the Riverford Valentine’s competition! Details are here - closes 7.2.14
Exclusively on The PrizeFinder blog you can win this fabulous unique prize that you could either give as a gift to your loved one - or keep for yourself! It’s a framed record of your choice (yes, real 7” vinyl!) from notonthehighstreet.com. Choose any single or album track from 1950 to the present day, and they will find it for you, or create a label if they can't find it. Add a message and date and it will really put a smile on someone special’s face - even if that special someone is you!
To enter, you need to log in to your PrizeFinder account and leave us a comment on this blog post telling us what your special song is, and why. It could be the first dance from your wedding, a song that you and your best friend loved at school - or just a song title that sums up your life!
We’ll draw the winner at random from all comments after the competition closes on February 14th.
Terms and Conditions
1. Open to UK residents aged 18 or over
2. Entrants must be registered PrizeFinder users and logged in to their account
3. Entrants must leave a blog comment with the artist and title of their ’special song' and a reason why it’s special to them - posts will not appear straight away as we have to moderate them.
4. Only one entry per person
5. The winner will be chosen at random
6. The closing date is 14th February 2014 at 23.59
7. The winner will be notified by email within 7 days of the closing date, and must confirm their postal address within 28 days or an alternative winner will be chosen
8. The PrizeFinder will contact the winner to confirm the address, song choice and message, and will organise ordering the prize within 28 days - delivery time cannot be guaranteed
Mario - Let Me Love you my wife and I's fave song from our first valentines day till now Played at our wedding also and always when passion is in the air Love to win this for her x
give peace a chance by John Lennon, it was the record I danced to with my first boyfriend who I met when we were on an adventure weekend with the school, so romantic
It probably sounds strange, but my special song is 'Five- Don't want to let you go'. It was playing on my partners cd player in his car during our first date, and it was quite memorable as i don't know many guys willing to admit that they were a fan of Five growing up. Luckily im a fan too.
It would have to be "Let's Dance" by David Bowie. As a family of dancers it sums us up perfectly - not to mention being a fabulous song in the first place!
TAKE A CHANCE ON ME BY ABBA. I met my husband at beginning of February 1978 through a pen pal magazine, I’d been through a bad time after breaking up with a previous long-term boyfriend so was wary of getting involved again. Anyway Stuart sent me a Valentine’s card with Abba’s ‘Take A Chance On Me’ inside. So I did, we got engaged on his birthday at end of May the same year, married at beginning of December and had our first child nine months later. Nearly 36 years and 3 children and 3 grandchildren later we’re still together.
Favourite song full of wonderful memories is Come up and see me smile by Cockney Rebel. My face lights up when this comes on, every year when my sister and I went on holiday it would always come on the taxi driver's radio on the way to the airport!! Spookie or what - we always laugh about it, it's our theme tune.
"Love is all around" is the theme tune to Four Weddings and a Funeral and it was number one about the time I met my husband. We met on a cruise ship and I wasn't sure if it was to be just a holiday romance!But, after finishing his contract with the Cruise Liner he visited me .We saw "Four Weddings" at the cinema and very soon after we were engaged. It will be the 20th anniversary of our ship board romance in April.
Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
My wedding song :-) Love the song & my hubby xx
My special song is the Lovecats by the Cure. My hubby was obsessed by the Cure and we always listened to them when we were at school - yes we've been together since school :-) It just sums up our youth and we used to play a cover version of it when we were in a band at college. I would so love to give him this record as it would mean loads to us and would surely make him smile! <3
Enrique Iglesias:Hero ,It's the first song i heard with my partner after we got together <3
When we got married the DJ played for our first dance Babe by styx. The lyrics state " babe im leaving i must be on my way". everyone found this hilarious and we still have it as our special song 25 years later
Foreigner - Waiting for a girl like you
It reminds us of our first holiday together on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, and when we watch the 'Rock of Ages' movie, they sing it to each other, and we feel like we are right back in the eighties (we still have the big hair!)
The Universal - Blur.
It's mine and my boyfriend's song as the lyrics 'it really could happen' mean a lot to me. When i met him it was brilliant fun but then i had a major operation on both feet and had to learnt o walk again so we never had a 'first date' and through the struggle he stayed with me, moved me in with him and helped me through it. So despite my operation, in relationship terms it really did happen :)
My special song is She's a lady by Tom Jones. Its my ultimate happy song, I'm a massive Tom Jones fan and it reminds me of my late aunty.
Snow patrol chasing cars it was my wedding song and always makes me smile when I hear it :)
for myself and my hubby i would choose sade Smooth Operator i borrow his album and never give back
Horny mouse T 1998
this is the song that was out when i met my man of now nearly 16 years
reminds us both of when we met free and single, now parents to 2 beautiful daughters now 12 and 9
Wise Men Say Only Fools Rush In - Elvis Presley was our wedding song :)
wonder wall- takes me back painting the house every summer
Aerosmith - I don't want to miss a thing
We had our first dance at our wedding to this song xxx
I would love Use Somebody by Kings of Leon my wedding first dance. We went through endless lists of ideas for songs as we had never had "a" song we then thought hang on rather than all the cliché songs why don't we choose a song from a band we love. Now whenever I hear it I get teary!
Bits and pieces by the Dave Clarke Five
First 45 i bought with my 7th birthday money 50 years ago
My husband Adam and I danced to Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time as our first dance on our wedding day. We met when we were 15 years old at the local roller skating rink (Rollers!) where they used to play this song. We reunited 10 years later, and got married 8 years after that and this song was the only one we could imagine dancing to!
Sara by Fleetwood Mac, it's the song I am named after :)
My special song is "Here and Now" by Luther Vandross. It's special because it's the song my wife & I danced to on our wedding day 20 years ago.
Shania Twain-You're still the one
This was mine and my hubbys wedding song, the only time I have ever known him to dance!!!
Father & Son by Boyzone - My wife is a big Boyzone fan and on Valentines day we had a driveup up the Trossachs. On part of the road there was still snow on the ground. By a lovely lochside I put the song on the DVD player on the line "Find a girl, settle down if you want you can marry". I changed it to "I've found a girl, I've settled down, If you want we can marry" and produced the ring box from my pocket. With tears in her eyes she said "Yes" but then opened the box and there was a drinking straw (but thats another story). We had the song as one of our first dances at our wedding and my wife has went on to give me 2 sons (and a daughter). We have been married and she is best friend.
Power of Love by Jennifer Rush - it was playing on the radio on a journey when my then boyfriend asked me to marry him - it was our first dance at our wedding - unfortunately it was also played at his funeral 11 years later, I still love it even though it usually makes me cry when I hear it now
Dean Martin - Sway (it was our wedding dance song)
I was on a school exchange trip in France when a girl approached and asked me to dance with her friend who was "feeling sad" because she was missing her boyfriend.The song was `Substitute` by Clout and it led to a beautiful relationship.