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Jailbreak Challenge Aberdeen Children 1st

Information about the Children 1st charity event Jailbreak Challenge from HMP Craiginches in Aberdeen

Jailbreak Challenge Aberdeen Children 1st

Each year Children 1st lock up teams of people from Aberdeenshire into Aberdeen jail HMP Craiginches. They are quickly processed through the Aberdeen judicial system and sentenced to 15 hours on the run. The Craiginches warder turns his back to allow teams to break out from jail and make good their escape. To add to the fun their are prizes such as an award to the team that can travel the furthest. Other prizes during the Jailbreak Challenge Aberdeen Children 1st are the best team name, strangest destination, most sponsorship raised and the best fancy dress.

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The CHILDREN 1ST JailBreak Challenge 2009 will take place at Her Majesty's Prison Craiginches on Saturday 5th September 2009 at 9am. Don't miss your chance to use all of your creative cunning to out smart the wardens!"

The rules of the Jailbreak Challenge Aberdeen Children 1st are that teams of escapees are not permitted to spend any money on transport during the 15 hours of their on the run experience, though they can make plans beforehand, and must avoid capture by the wardens.

JailBirds will also be in contact the DJ's from Original 106 FM to give them updates on how their escape plans are coming together"

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Destinations that escapees taking part in Jailbreak Challenge for Aberdeen Children 1st include Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris and the Shetland Islands.

Jail Break Challenge

More information about the Jailbreak Challenge or an escape pack can be obtained from Aberdeen Children 1st on telephone number (01224 251151) or their website at

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The Children 1st Jail Break Challenge 2008 will take place at Her Majesty's Prison Craiginches on Saturday 4 October 08 at 9am. Supporters and participants of Jailbreak Challenge Aberdeen for Children 1st can also attend an awards dinner which is a new introduction for 2008. Celebrity teams take part in the Jailbreak Challenge for Aberdeen Children 1st and this usually includes Northsound radio DJs.

The 2007 Jailbreak Challenge Aberdeen Children 1st took place on Saturday 6 October at 9am. Read more at

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