Brasil Football Land AWARD

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The Liga de Amadores Brasileiros de Rádio Emissão – LABRE, in order to pay homage to Brazil through its most popular sport and also to football fans around the world, has created the "Brazil, Football Land Award ".
QSOs for the "Brazil, Football Land Award" must be performed during the period of June 1st 2014 to July 30th 2014. All licensed Radio Amateurs and SWL may obtain the Award.
Twenty-seven commemorative stations will be on the air in each of the twenty-six Brazilian States and the Federal District.  Twelve ZX14 stations are called Key Stations and fifteen ZY14 stations are denominated Special Stations, as follows:

Brazilian State
Callsign
Brazilian State
Callsign
Acre
ZY14AC
Pará
ZY14PA
Alagoas
ZY14AL
Paraná
ZX14PR
Amapá
ZY14AP
Pernambuco
ZX14PE
Amazonas
ZX14AM
Piauí
ZY14PI
Bahia
ZX14BA
Rio de Janeiro
ZX14RJ
Ceará
ZX14CE
Rio Grande do Norte
ZX14RN
Distrito Federal
ZX14DF
Rio Grande do Sul
ZX14RS
Espírito Santo
ZY14ES
Rondônia
ZY14RO
Goiás
ZY14GO
Roraima
ZY14RR
Maranhão
ZY14MA
Santa Catarina
ZY14SC
Mato Grosso
ZX14MT
São Paulo
ZX14SP
Mato Grosso do Sul
ZY14MS
Sergipe
ZY14SE
Minas Gerais
ZX14MG
Tocantins
ZY14TO
Paraíba
ZY14PB



The "Brazil, Football Land Award" will be awarded in 3 categories: Bronze, Silver and Gold, depending on the number of QSOs made with key stations, special stations and Brazilian regular stations,  following the table below:

            Bronze               Silver                Gold
4 key stations (ZX14*) 8 key stations (ZX14*) 12 key stations (ZX14*)
5 special stations (ZY14*) 10special stations (ZY14*) 15special stations (ZY14*)
25 other Brazilian stations 50 other Brazilian stations 80 other Brazilian stations

Any band/mode can be used, but not be valid contacts mediated by VoIP links (Echolink, IRLP, etc).
The confirmation for contacts with stations ZX14* and ZY14* will be made through the logs of these stations. QSO confirmation with other Brazilian stations will be accepted per requester's own statement that QSOs were performed.
Requests for the "Brazil, Football Land Award" will be accepted until December 31, 2014 (post office stamp date), and must be made through a report, containing the QSO data. Requests must be sent to:

LABRE – Gerência de Diplomas
Caixa Postal 4
70351-970 Brasília-DF
BRAZIL

There is a cost for mailing the "Brazil, Football Land Award" as below:
  • Stations in the Americas: US$ 4 or 3 IRC
  • Other stations: US$ 5 or 4 IRC
The "Brazil, Football Land Award" is multicolored award, printed on A4-size paper. LABRE will confirm ZX14* and ZY14* QSOs via Bureau by means of a special QSL Card.
For direct confirmation (via post office), the requester must send QSL cards to the address above, observing the following:
  • Worldwide requests – except Brazil: SAE + $ 2 or 1 IRC for up to 3 QSL
All QSOs with stations: ZX14* and ZY14* are valid for the WAB Worked All Brazil Award. No QSL is necessary to submit these contacts. WAB can be requested in full using only ZX14* and ZY14* or merged with other Brazilian stations QSOs, to achieve the necessary number of contacts.

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