2014 Cynopsis Sports Leaderboard: Are you on the Leaderboard? Join Cynopsis Sports on Monday, December 8 when we present our end-of-year 2014 Cynopsis Sports Leaderboard, a showcase of the best social media campaigns in the sports industry from 2014. Enter today and don’t miss this chance to have your team rank among the marketing elite as we recognize the best of the best from a historic year.

The Leaderboard is open to any organization that utilized its social media platforms to promote its product to sports fans and is the only award of its kind to breakout the most prolific, engaging and creative work in this way. From global brands to local stations, from million-dollar campaigns to viral-on-a-budget, social media has proven to be the great equalizer. Entries are open to leagues, teams, networks, brands, agencies, digital platforms and more! Finalists will be judged on quality of work, creativity, effectiveness and results

2014 Sports Social Media Summit | Save the date – Monday, December 8th at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Enter your social media campaign today + get recognized!

Best Social Media Campaign: 
The best campaign utilizing social media platforms that brought remarkable viral attention and creativity to a team, sports or sports-themes series.


Who Should Enter?
The Cynopsis Sports Leaderboard are open to all individuals and teams worldwide including: open to all networks, MSOs, leagues, teams, universities, production companies, studios, producers, developers, marketing and PR firms, and ad agencies. Vendors are also eligible to compete on behalf of a client. The program is open to national and international entrants.

Multiple entries are accepted. Please follow the “How to Enter” instructions below for each additional category you will be entering.

Eligibility Period
To be eligible, the entry/campaign initiative must have taken place (either in part or in full) between November 1, 2013 and November 1, 2014. The sports program or initiative must have taken place during this time, but it’s not necessary for it to be completed during the eligibility period. Note:  although we welcome international entries/campaigns, they must have been at least partly accessible in the North American market.

All entries are held in strict confidence and we will not share information unless we receive permission from the entrant. Enter online  here.


How to Enter

The entry process is done solely online:
First, you will be stepped through the registration process, and then the nomination (synopsis + supporting materials) and payment process. Start Here.

For Campaign Categories:
Please include a 400-word synopsis describing your campaign, content, initiative, website (etc.) using the following sub-headings:

■ Objectives
■ Strategy
■ Tactics
■ Execution
■ Evaluation of Success/Results/ ROI

While these headings are not mandatory, we do recommend using as many as you can as it relates to your entry. The more information provided, the better!

Supporting materials should show evidence of the success of your work. Examples include:

■ Web sites/URLs
■ ROI Stats
■ Media Coverage
■ Photos
■ Research Documents
■ Screenshots
■ Testimonials
■ Videos*
■ Web Stats

*For videos, we will NOT accept uploads. Instead, please provide a link to view it (YouTube, company’s website or another video sharing platform)


Deadline: November 14, 2014 | 11:59pm EST

All entries must be submitted online by November 14, 2014 at 11:59pm EST. Leaderboard winning campaigns will be announced late November and showcased at the December 8, 2014 Cynopsis Sports Social Media Summit.

Entry Fees: The price of each primary entry is $399. Payment in full must accompany the entry and fees are non-refundable.

Receipts: Once your entry is submitted and paid, you will be emailed a receipt confirming the payment. The receipt includes payment date, amount and card number. You can also download a full Invoice that has all the entries paid for listed on it.

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Contact Information: Please contact Assistant Marketing Manager, Pete Romas at 203.899.8483.