Zenith Optimedia Win Macquarie Media’s 2016 Footy Tipping Competition

Zenith Optimedia Win Macquarie Media’s 2016 Footy Tipping Competition

This season proved to be a great year in AFL with an increasingly even competition creating rivalry and difficult decisions amongst footy tipping participants.

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Macquarie Media’s 2016 footy tipping competition was no exception with 19 Melbourne agencies going up against one another each week in the bid to win weekly prizes and an overall prize worth $5,000.

With a launch at the MCG and total prizes amounting to more than $20,000, the inter-agency competition proved extremely successful. One agency in particular stood out across the 2016 season with four weekly prizes under their belt and ultimately taking out the $5,000 major prize after Round 23; Zenith Optimedia. In an outstanding effort, they managed to finish 8 points ahead of their closest competitors, Mindshare, and finished #2 overall in the entire 3AW footy tipping competition with 5,000 total entrants.

Zenith Optimedia were presented with their prize on Friday afternoon by special guest, former Collingwood player and coach and 3AW football commentator, Tony Shaw. Macquarie would like to congratulate Zenith Optimedia on their exceptional effort for the year and also say thank you to all other agencies who participated across the 2016 season.

Final leaderboard results were as follows:

Agency Overall Score Weekly Prizes Total Winnings
Zenith Optimedia 155 4 $7,000
Mindshare 147 3 $1,500
UM 145
OMD 142 3 $1,500
MediaCom 142 2 $1,000
m2m Melbourne 140 2 $1,000
Dentsu Mitchell Govt 137 1 $500
Ikon Melbourne 136
Nunn Media 134 1 $500
Maxus Melbourne 133
Media33 132 2 $1,000
Initiative 129
Dentsu Mitchell 126
Advertising Associates 126 1 $500
In Front Media 125 3 $1,500
Starcom Melbourne 124
Vizeum 110 1 $500
MEC Melbourne 86
Mediavest 86

 

Macquarie Media look forward to an even bigger and better year in 2017.