Thursday September 5 will mark 50 days to go until the Rugby League World Cup 2013 Opening Ceremony, and 50 lucky fans will win prizes as part of the celebrations.

The Opening Ceremony at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on October 26 will feature a mouth-watering double header of matches. Co-hosts Wales take on tournament newcomers Italy in an intriguing cross-group encounter, while arch-rivals England and Australia will also clash for the first time in two years.

The two games follow a spectacular Opening Ceremony under the roof at the atmospheric Millennium Stadium, which is already being touted as “the greatest show Rugby League has ever seen”.

And two tickets to witness this epic afternoon of entertainment are among the prizes up for grabs in our fantastic 50 days to go competition.

Other prizes include a fully signed New Zealand shirt, signed balls and several exclusive, money-can’t-buy Rugby League World Cup 2013 items. State of Mind 197To be in with a chance of winning, simply tell us why you’ll #bethere!

Tweet us or leave a comment on our Facebook page beginning with the line “I’ll #bethere because…”, explaining why you can’t wait for Rugby League World Cup 2013.

50 different winners will be named and a new prize will be given away every ten minutes until all 50 are gone!

Each winner will be allocated a prize from our collection, with the best entries to be considered for our star items.

Be creative, be imaginative and you may stand an excellent chance of earning a fantastic Rugby League World Cup 2013 reward.

Remember, this competition is open to fans on Facebook and Twitter, but only 50 winners in total will be selected.

Tickets for the Rugby League World Cup 2013 Opening Ceremony and the rest of the matches at RLWC2013 are on sale now.

To make sure you will BE THERE buy now at or call the 24-hour Ticket Hotline on 0844 847 2013.

Leave a comment or send us a message on Facebook:

Tweet us: @RLWC2013

…and be sure to start your entry with “I’ll #bethere because…”