Spot The Ball Software

Competition Software

Market Leading Spot The Ball Technology For Your Online Competition

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Spot The Ball Software

All in one Solution

With a decade of experience we can help you run your Spot The Ball competition from start to completion.

Responsive Website Development

Our skilled team of developers can help develop a state of the art website to encompass our cutting edge spot the ball software. Alternatively we can work with your current web team to incorporate their designs into our software.

Secure and Fast SQL Database Hosting

We can provide a secure, fast and reliable SQL database to store all the important data including your client login details. Your solution will be protected by a responsive support team combined with proactive server monitoring.

Selecting a winner

We will provide a special and secure screen for your judges to select the winning position. Once your judges have made their selection, our software will invoke our unique algorithm to analyse the entries and select the winner.

Payment Processor

Over the years we have integrated our software with a wide range of payment processors; Cliq Pay, Paypal, First Data and Stripe to name a few. Once you have your processor on board, team will quickly integrate their API into our system.

Our Spot The Ball Technology

Our system, developed using the industry’s leading edge platform, will allow your users to play the game on any device including mobile devices. We have designed the technology to allow for a safe, fun and secure environment for your users.

State of the art Administration website

Our solution includes a secure administration module for yourselves to monitor your competitons progress. It includes several powerful reporting tools for ball placements, registrations and purchases; as well as up to the minute statistics.

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Our solution is
Mobile Responsive

There is no need to worry about having to develop expensive mobile apps which you will then have to convince your users to download. Our solution is developed using the latest HTML5 and CSS technology to produce beautifully responsive platforms.

All pages on your site, including the spot the ball page and the payment processing pages, will be designed and developed to work on all screens which includes desktop computers, Apple and Android tablets and mobile phones.

Zarrar and his team were professional from start to finish. Our competition ran smoothly and the winner was selected with no issues. Thank you for your expertise

Ronnie, PlaceTheBall

Admin Features

Our solution comes with a powerful and market leading administration portal. This secure gateway will give you a wealth of information about your competition anytime of the day

Web Interface

Access the portal via any browser on any device using a secure login page.

Reporting Features

One of the most important features of this portal is being able to run instant reports on the data your competition has collected.

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Big Data

All the information you could possibly need to know regarding your competition will be at your fingertips.

Graphical Stats

Easy to read graphs and more importantly instant feedback headers on your competition’s current stats.

Your House

We have been helping hundreds of luxury home owners give their home away with our skill based game since 2007! By using our unique Spot The Ball Turnkey solution you can legally give your home to one lucky winner.

Our solution is flexible to work with your needs. Although we have a full team of designers inhourse, we are more than happy to work with your current web design agency and/or PR company.

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BoTB style

Our unique Spot The Ball Turnkey solution can be used to run one or several games each giving away one or many prizes such as luxury cars, high end electronics etc

Also take control of your competitions 24/7 with our powerful and user friendly Admin System.

Frequently Asked Questions


Certainly. We have a turnkey solution that would be perfect for your business. Please get in touch and we will be able to show you how.


Absolutely not. You can have any image you wish. Some of the more popular ones are tennis, golf and badminton action shots! Also we can replace the "ball" icon (which shows when the user clicks to place the ball) with something more appropriate e.g. a tennis ball.


Use the contact form below and let us know more about yourselves and your project. If we need more information we will contact you otherwise we will send you a detailed proposal along with links to our demo sites.


The first step will be to begin designing your complete system in the form of a Functional Document. This document will be the unique blueprint for your competition. Once approved it will ultimately act as a guide for our staff throughout the entire development cycle. Also the completed system will be tested against the specs laid out in this document.


Whilst our team go to work on your project, you will still play an active role in the key development areas. You will be sent a questionnaire asking for your input in all areas of the user interaction process e.g. approval for the text in the emails to be sent out to users. Once the site has been developed you will be sent a link to a secure test site.

It is our goal is to keep you in the loop whilst we develop your system. To achieve this we send a daily email at the end of each day with the project status and programmer notes.


Absolutely. Our technology has been evolving for the last 10 years to incorporate the fast pace of mobile devices screens. Your site will be completely responsive i.e. will work seamlessly on mobile and tablets. Rest assure, your game will resize and ratio exactly for the screen size.


Our development process will take 7 working days. However this does not include the time for design approvals. Also you will need to factor in the time it will take you to get approval from your payment processor.


Yes we can provide a low weekly maintenance package which will help give you peace of mind. As visitors return to your site regularly, they will see the website looking fresh and inviting as we will update banners and graphics. Also if you have any tweaks needed in the development, this can be covered within the maintenance!


When your users click “proceed” their entries will be stored securely in our database. They will be immediately notified of the exact positions they have selected and also emailed this information as well.


Immediately. As soon as their payment is approved by your payment processor, our database will be updated accordingly. This means your user will see their new credits instantly.


We will provide a secure special page that will contain the same game your users will have played. The judges will be able to place one entry with the ability to undo their decision. Once they click “proceed” the screen will be locked and the winning positions stored in our database. From here, our state of the art software will initiate our unique algorithm to determine the winner.


We do not sell one rigid solution; instead we offer a flexible service as we believe that not all competitions are the same. Therefore our proposal will be unique to your needs and requirements. Please contact us using the form below and we will send you a detailed proposal for your competition.

Tentacle Solutions

Since 2001 Tentacle Solutions has provided Software and Game Development services to companies around the world. Based in Glasgow, Scotland they are contracted to develop software and games in both public and private sector projects.

Tentacle Solutions first developed the Spot the Ball B2B Software in 2007. Over the years the solution has been refined and updated to the latest technology available. It has been developed as a turnkey solution for businesses that wish to sell their property or give away prizes like luxury cars in an innovative and legal platform.

Over the years we have worked directly with over 250 spot the ball competitions for our clients and licensed the software to over 100 media and agencies around the world. Our solution has been designed to work efficiently and seamlessly in the background which frees our clients to spend their time marketing their website.

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