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A Friendly Bears/Packers Competition - With a $100 Gift Card at Stake

Lemont Patch and Woodridge Patch are asking readers to guess the final score for Sunday's Bears v. Packers game. The winner will take home a $100 Target gift card.

The Bears will host the Packers in the NFC title game Sunday at Soldier Field in a rivalry that dates back to 1921 when the Chicago Staleys beat the Packers 20-0 at Cubs Park.

But you didn’t need to read this article from Chicagobears.com to know that, did you?

And what’s a 90-year rivalry (complete with 181 regular-season games and only one prior playoff contest) without a contest into which YOU can sink your teeth?

That’s exactly what we thought, too.

So, the Patch reader from Lemont or Woodridge who comes closest to guessing the correct Bears vs. Packers score on Sunday’s game wins a $100 Target gift card.

HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:

• If you’re a Lemont Patch reader, simply comment on the bottom of this article with your name and what you think the final score for Sunday’s game will be. (Example: Benny Bears Fan, Bears 102, Packers 0.)

• To qualify, you need to have Lemont or Woodridge address.

• All entries need to be received by 2 p.m. Sunday, when the game starts.

• To determine the winner, we will take the difference between actual points scored and predicted score for each team, and add them up for everyone who posted in the comments section on both sites. The person whose combined total is closest to zero wins. And it doesn't matter if the points you give are higher or lower than actual points scores, we're just looking for the person who has the lowest differential.

• If two or more people tie for being the closest to the actual total of points scored, a random drawing will be held to determine the winner of the gift card.

• Only one entry allowed per person. All participants must be 18 years or older. You can read our official giveaway guidelines .

So, please, comment away. And tell your friends. Let’s see if Lemont Patch can get more entries than Woodridge Patch. Just for a little friendly rivalry…

Gail Sheldon January 19, 2011 at 05:38 AM
Gail Sheldon Bears 30- Packers 17
Rebecca Collins January 19, 2011 at 01:37 PM
Rebecca Collins-Lemont Bears 17, Packers 10
Patrick January 19, 2011 at 02:50 PM
Bears 17 Cheeseheads 14 Go Bears
Robyn Horn January 19, 2011 at 04:03 PM
Robyn Horn - Lemont Bears 17 Packers - 6 Go Hester!!
Krysta Alongi January 19, 2011 at 05:10 PM
Krysta Alongi - Lemont Bears 28 Packers 14
TIM PERAINO January 19, 2011 at 06:07 PM
Da Bears 20 Da Cheeseheads 16 GO BEARS! TIM PERAINO
Audrey Altringer January 19, 2011 at 06:58 PM
Bears 21 Packers 10
Peg Liston January 19, 2011 at 09:18 PM
Bears 28, Packers 17
Kelly Schields January 19, 2011 at 09:58 PM
Kelly Schields Bears 28, Packers 1o
Theresa De carlo January 19, 2011 at 10:09 PM
Bears 31 Packers 28
Kevin Collins January 19, 2011 at 11:30 PM
Kevin Collins Bears 27 Packers 17
Linda Pepich January 20, 2011 at 12:29 AM
Linda Pepich Packers 27 Bears 21
Bruce A. Hanson January 20, 2011 at 12:55 AM
Bruce Hanson Packers 17 Bears 14 I think it will be a very defensive game. Therefore the low score.
Monica January 20, 2011 at 03:21 PM
Bears 20. Packers 17 Monica Brunory.
Brian Thornber January 20, 2011 at 03:43 PM
Packers 30 Bears 13 Really REALLY hope I'm wrong.
Bryan Shredl January 20, 2011 at 04:23 PM
Bears 24 Packers 23
Charlene Recio January 20, 2011 at 04:35 PM
Bears 31, Packers 17
Jen Gould January 20, 2011 at 05:30 PM
Jennfer Gould Bears: 28 Packers:10
Shanna Black January 20, 2011 at 08:25 PM
Bears 17 GB 14
Gary Lichlyter January 21, 2011 at 02:46 AM
Gary Lichlyter Bears 34 Packers 27
Karen Tarazi January 21, 2011 at 04:37 PM
Bears 17, Packers 3
Bonnie Pekarek January 21, 2011 at 08:20 PM
Bonnie Pekarek Bears 24, Pack 17 Cutler, keep your head on straight - Focus Do your best and you will win!!
Casey Bromberek January 22, 2011 at 01:20 AM
Casey Bromberek Bears 31 Packers 28
Claire January 22, 2011 at 06:20 PM
Claire Bears 24 Packers 20
Heather Bury January 22, 2011 at 10:38 PM
Heather Bury Bears 24 Packers 21
Debbie Grand January 23, 2011 at 02:38 AM
Deb G Bears 17 Packers 10
Bill January 23, 2011 at 07:27 PM
Bears-27 Packers-20 GO BEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Kelly J. January 23, 2011 at 09:37 PM
lets go bears comback baby lets go brady
Kelly J. January 23, 2011 at 09:38 PM
da bears
Kelly J. January 23, 2011 at 09:38 PM
bears 24 chessehead 17

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