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Become a WWF Junior Tiger Protector

WWF & Richmond Football Club Junior Tiger Protector Competition for Round 15

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This competition has now closed. Thanks for your participation. The winning names will be announced tomorrow.

Calling all fans of the Richmond Football Club!

Want to become a Junior Tiger Protector and run on ground with the Tigers during Round 15 on 30 June 2019?

 

Simply fill in your details, and tell us in 25 words or less what you love most about wild tigers and why we should protect them.

 

Terms and Conditions

 Competition open to Victorian residents only.
 Valid for children aged 6-12 and children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
 Entries close at 5.00pm on Monday 24th June, 2019.
 Winner will be notified by Richmond Football Club on Tuesday 25th June, 2019.
Winner will receive a WWF Tiger Adoption Kit.
 The Junior Tiger Protector experience is valid for the Round 15 match of the 2019 Toyota AFL Premiership season when St Kilda plays Richmond at Marvel stadium on Sunday the 30th of June, 2019.
 The experience cannot be exchanged for cash or changed to another date.
 Transport and accommodation costs to and from the match will not be provided.

 

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WWF-Richmond FC Junior Tiger Protector Competition


Working to double tiger numbers

Richmond Football Club and WWF-Australia have partnered to help double the number of wild tigers and save them from extinction. Since the inception of Richmond Football Club in 1885, the population of wild tigers has plummeted by about 95%. Today, tigers are on the brink of extinction – with as few as 3,890 left in the wild.
Adopt a tiger today & help protect these majestic big cats. By adopting a tiger you will make a real difference to the wild tiger's chance of survival. You will be helping to protect vital habitat and monitor tiger populations.
ADOPT A TIGER
© Alain Compost / WWF

More about Tigers

In saving tigers, we also save the biologically rich and diverse landscapes in which they still roam – Asia’s last great rainforests, jungles and wild lands. These forests are home to thousands of other species, people and the food, freshwater and flood protection that local communities need to survive. Over the past century, tiger numbers have fallen by around 95% and they now survive in 40% less of the area they occupied just a decade ago. Although mostly solitary, tigers need a large territory, the size of which is determined mostly by the availability of prey.

 

Tracking tiger populations and understanding the threats they face is absolutely vital to protecting these magnificent big cats. They face daily hazards from the illegal wildlife trade and habitat loss.

© WWF-Indonesia / Saipul Siagian

What WWF is doing

WWF works to protect and connect fragile tiger habitat, ensuring tigers have the landscapes they need to thrive. We focus our efforts where densities of prey and tigers are at their highest, including the corridors that link tiger habitats within landscapes. Our work includes building local capacity to manage protected areas and collaborating with our partners to manage core tiger corridors.