GIVEAWAY: The BackPage Press Contest

GIVEAWAY: The BackPage Press Contest

As mentioned in totalBarça’s recent contest announcement, we are holding our second giveaway contest of 2012! The prize is sponsored by BackPage Press, the publishers of the fantastic book, Barça: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World, written by Graham Hunter (Read our interview with Hunter to know more about the book). BackPage Press has graciously supplied totalBarça a copy of the book, identical to the one it sells on its website, to be given away to the selected winner. The prize is all the more special because it will be a copy signed by Graham Hunter.

If you are interested in entering the contest, answer this simple question: BackPage Press recently released its second title - Barça: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World.  Name the first title BackPage Press published.

More details on how to enter the contest after the jump!

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GIVEAWAY: The ‘TIKI TAKA’ Contest

GIVEAWAY: The ‘TIKI TAKA’ Contest

As mentioned in totalBarça’s recent contest announcement, we are holding our first and hopefully not the last giveaway contest in 2012! This contest is sponsored by 3Nil who has once again tied up with totalBarça to graciously supply a TIKI TAKA t-shirt, identical to the one 3Nil sells on its website, to be given away to the selected winner.

If you are interested in entering the contest, please provide your prediction for the total number of goals that Cesc Fabregas will score while wearing the Barça shirt in the competitions of La Liga, Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League from the beginning of La Liga season (August 29, 2011 vs Villareal CF) to the first leg of UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match against Bayer Leverkusen (February 14, 2012).

More details on how to enter the contest after the jump!

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GIVEAWAY: The ‘LEO’ Contest

GIVEAWAY: The ‘LEO’ Contest

As mentioned in totalBarça’s recent contest announcement, we are holding our 5th and final giveaway contest to wrap up 2011! This contest is sponsored by 3Nil who has graciously supplied a LEO t-shirt, identical to the one 3Nil sells on its website, to be given away to the selected winner.

If you are interested in entering the contest, please provide your prediction for the total number of goals that Lionel Messi will score while wearing the Barça shirt in competitions of La Liga, Copa del Rey, and Champions League from the beginning of the La Liga season (August 29, 2011 vs Villareal CF) to the final game of 2011 (December 10, 2011 vs Real Madrid).

More details on how to enter the contest after the jump!

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GIVEAWAY CONTEST: MEElectronics in-ear headphones (CL-Leg 2 Edition)

GIVEAWAY CONTEST: MEElectronics in-ear headphones (CL-Leg 2 Edition)

As mentioned in totalBarça’s recent contest announcement, we are offering a special giveaway contest in anticipation of the four El Clasico matches featuring FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. With special thanks to MEElectronics, we will be offering one pair of SP51 in-ear headphones for randomly drawn contest entrants who predict the correct scoreline for each of the four matches. In other words, one winner will be selected to win a set of headphones for each of the four games.

If you are interested in entering the contest, please provide your score prediction for the FOURTH of four Clasico matches being played at Barcelona time 20:45, Tuesday, May 3, 2011 (Champions League-Leg 2). Details on how to enter the contest after the jump!

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GIVEAWAY CONTEST: MEElectronics in-ear headphones (CL-Leg 1 Edition)

GIVEAWAY CONTEST: MEElectronics in-ear headphones (CL-Leg 1 Edition)

As mentioned in totalBarça’s recent contest announcement, we are offering a special giveaway contest in anticipation of the four El Clasico matches featuring FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.  With special thanks to MEElectronics, we will be offering one pair of SP51 in-ear headphones for randomly drawn contest entrants who predict the correct scoreline for each of the four matches.  In other words, one winner will be selected to win a set of headphones for each of the four games.

If you are interested in entering the contest, please provide your score prediction for the THIRD of four Clasico matches being played at Barcelona time 20:45, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 (Champions League-Leg 1). Details on how to enter the contest after the jump!

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GIVEAWAY CONTEST: MEElectronics in-ear headphones (Copa Edition)

GIVEAWAY CONTEST: MEElectronics in-ear headphones (Copa Edition)

As mentioned in totalBarça’s recent contest announcement, we are offering a special giveaway contest in anticipation of the four El Clasico matches featuring FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. With special thanks to MEElectronics, we will be offering one pair of SP51 in-ear headphones for randomly drawn contest entrants who predict the correct scoreline for each of the four matches. In other words, one winner will be selected to win a set of headphones for each of the four games.

If you are interested in entering the contest, please provide your score prediction for the second of four Clasico matches being played at Barcelona time 21:30, Wednesday, April 20, 2011 (Copa del Rey Final). Details on how to enter the contest after the jump!

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GIVEAWAY CONTEST: MEElectronics in-ear headphones (1st Edition)

GIVEAWAY CONTEST: MEElectronics in-ear headphones (1st Edition)

As mentioned in totalBarça’s recent contest announcement, we are offering a special giveaway contest in anticipation of the four El Clasico matches featuring FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.  With special thanks to MEElectronics, we will be offering one pair of SP51 in-ear headphones for randomly drawn contest entrants who predict the correct scoreline for each of the four matches.  In other words, one winner will be selected to win a set of headphones for each of the four games.

If you are interested in entering the contest, please provide you score prediction for the first of four Clasico matches being played at Barcelona time 22:00, Saturday, April 16, 2011 (La Liga El Clasico). Details on how to enter the contest after the jump!

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GIVEAWAY CONTEST: CP5 Sport Watch

GIVEAWAY CONTEST: CP5 Sport Watch

Want to wear the watch seen all over Spain? totalBarça is excited to bring you our very first GIVEAWAY CONTEST! The great team over at CP5 has been awesome enough to donate a CP5 Sport (from the official Carles Puyol watch line) watch for us to give to YOU, our fantastic readers!

We want to see you get creative with our captain – Carles Puyol’s number, 5. Look for the number 5 in your everyday life (street signs, money, etc.) take a picture of you with it and submit it in to enter the giveaway.

Contest details and rules after the jump!

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Contest: The return of Leo

Contest: The return of Leo

We have all missed Lionel Messi and his return to health and form are on all our minds.  We wish him tremendous luck in 2014 and beyond!  In celebrating his return, totalBarça and 3Nil have teamed up to host a giveaway contest.  More  details after the jump:

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Contest: Beyond the giants

Contest: Beyond the giants

Art, design and football is universal.  And at totalBarça, we embrace the sport and culture that football fans create.  La Liga has two powerhouses – FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.  In the eyes of this t-shirt design company, however, there is more to the Spanish premier league than culés and madridstas.

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Contest: Passion revealed

Contest: Passion revealed

There is so much inspiration and creativity dedicated to the Barça universe.  We are proud to have a totalBarça community member and reader contribute to that universe, while sharing their talents and passion with all of us here.

Recently, totalBarça supporter and founder of a newly launched site dedicated to the art of football (and Barça) featuring limited edition art inspired by the beautiful game donated two prints from his collection.  Learn how you can purchase these prints, and possibly win a copy for yourself!

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Contest: Xavi’s Football Brain

Contest: Xavi’s Football Brain

In helping celebrate Xavi Hernández’s 33rd birthday, totalBarça has partnered up with 3nil to give away one beautiful piece of art dedicated to the Maestro himself.  ”Football Brain” is a newly created piece from 3nil and we are pleased to give it away to help launch its release.

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Copa del Rey Match Preview: Malaga CF vs FC Barcelona

Copa del Rey Match Preview: Malaga CF vs FC Barcelona

As FC Barcelona prepares to take on Malaga CF for the third time in less than two weeks, here are the things to keep in mind as we get ready to watch the game:

1- Malaga is and has been one of the strongest sides in Spain, and in Europe, judging by their Champions League group stage performance this season.

2- Malaga was dangerous in both games so far, including the first of these three matches that they lost 1-3 at home.

3- And as always, it’s Barça’s level that will decide this game.

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Contest: Ringing in the new year!

Contest: Ringing in the new year!

MEElectronics wanted to ring in the new year with the totalBarça community by giving away a sweet set of headphones.  The premise of this contest will be a very simple one so let’s get started!

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We’ve got mail: Spreading the word

We’ve got mail: Spreading the word

When it comes to contributing to totalBarça’s community, there are many organizations that have stepped up.  From authors and publishers to ticketing agents and accommodations to electronics and designers.  There’s more and we can’t thank them all nearly enough.  Recently, we were approached by a banner/sign/magnet manufacturer.  Curious to see what they were able to do for us?  Also, what they can possibly do for you and other culés?

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Contest Updates!

Contest Updates!

The totalBarça-BackPage Press promotional Twitter contest has now concluded.  We’d like to thank all the contest entrants and congratulate the three winners.   There is also a contest update for the The Champions Ring, too.

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Euro 2012: A triple for Spain

Euro 2012: A triple for Spain

Reigning European champions Spain played its second consecutive European Championship final against Italy Sunday. The national team steamrolled over a struggling Italy and solidified its spot in history.

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CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT: The BackPage Press Contest

CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT: The BackPage Press Contest

totalBarça is pleased to announce its second giveaway contest of 2012. During the period February 18 to March 1, we will be accepting entries for The BackPage Press Contest. The prize is sponsored by BackPage Press, the publishers of the fantastic book, Barça: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World, written by Graham Hunter. A must-have for all culés, the book chronicles the rise of FC Barcelona by looking at the influence of the Cruyff era on the current Guardiola one. BackPage Press has graciously supplied totalBarça a copy of the book, identical to the one it sells on its website, to be given away to the selected winner. The prize is all the more special because it will be a copy signed by Graham Hunter.

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The Ratings: FC Barcelona 2-0 Valencia CF

The Ratings: FC Barcelona 2-0 Valencia CF

FC Barcelona beat Valencia 2-0 in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semis, after a 1-1 draw at the Mestalla, to secure their place in the final against Athletic Bilbao, in a repeat of the 2008/2009 final. Valencia pressed high and troubled Barcelona a lot, but the Catalans were able to pull through in a relatively comfortable fashion, with Cesc Fabregas and Xavi Hernandez scoring.

Here are the ratings for today’s match.

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CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT: 3Nil ‘TIKI TAKA’ Shirt

CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT: 3Nil ‘TIKI TAKA’ Shirt

Cules, start polishing your prediction skills as totalBarça announces its first giveaway contest of 2012. During the period February 1 to 14, we will be accepting entries for The ‘TIKI TAKA’ Contest. This prize is sponsored by makers of fine football tees, 3Nil, who have once again been gracious enough to supply us with their latest t-shirt, TIKI TAKA, identical to the one 3Nil sells on its website, to be given away to the selected winner.

Read on for more details…

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December 26, 2011

We’ve got mail: A year in review


October 28, 2011

CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT: 3Nil ‘LEO’ Shirt


April 16, 2011

CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT: MEElectronics in-ear headphones (4x)


January 3, 2011

CP5 Contest Winner: Mitko Morfov