On-Field Promotion Insured by Mountain Mike’s Pizza a Huge Success!

Newport Beach, Calif. – Mountain Mike’s Pizza recently gave football and pizza fans the chance to score $49,000, paid for by Odds On Promotions, in an online to on-field Kick for Cash football skills promotion.

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To activate their sponsorship as the Official Pizza of the San Francisco 49ers, as well as drive online and in-store traffic, Mountain Mike’s Pizza gave their customers a chance to win $49,000, paid for by Odds On Promotions, in a field goal kick contest at Levi’s Stadium at halftime during a game against the Green Packers on November 24.

To get a shot at kicking for cash in front a stadium of 70K football fans and winning a VIP game day experience, fans visited the company’s website from September 17 through October 24 and on October 24, a lucky finalist was randomly chosen.|

According to Brian Bartolo, Vice President of db&m Media, the media agency for Mountain Mike’s that helped craft the sponsorship activation program, “Even though the Kick-It with Mountain Mike’s finalist didn’t quite nail the 40-yard grand prize field goal kick, Mountain Mike’s didn’t let him go home empty handed. They awarded him with a $1,000 consolation prize on the field!”

“In our second year as the official pizza partner of the San Francisco 49ers, we wanted to get fans involved in something fun and potentially life-changing with one lucky individual scoring the chance to win $49,000,” says Jim Metevier, President and COO of Mountain Mike’s Pizza, LLC. “Guests have been coming to Mountain Mike’s for over 40 years with friends and family to cheer on their favorite sports teams, and we’re thrilled to provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that even the most diehard football fans can get excited about.”

In addition to the “Kick It with Mountain Mike’s” sweepstakes, the brand launched a deal at the start of the season where pizza fans score 49 percent off any large one-topping pizza whenever the 49ers score. This offer is going on all season long at participating Mountain Mike’s locations and applies to both home and away games.

The promotion generated 10K sweepstakes website visits and over 3200 entries.

Want to learn more about using giant-prize contests to activate sponsorships and put your brand at center field, center court or center ice? Looking for more way to market into the excitement surrounding any sporting event? Email or give Odds On a call today at 888-827-2249.

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Half Court Shot Promotion Winner Scores $10K, Impresses the Pros

Storrs, Conn. – Imagine the pressure of taking a half-court shot at half-time during a big UConn Women’s basketball game. Now imagine making that shot in front of not only Rebecca Lobo, but Kobe Bryant too. Well, that’s exactly what half court shot promotion winner Asher Iglesia, a full-time student at UConn, did last March. Check out Iglesia’s prize-winning shot!

Half Court Shot Promotion Winner - Asher Iglesia

Iglesia, who was a track and field athlete in high school, won the $10,000 courtesy of Wells Fargo, and paid for by Odds On Promotions, in a half-court shot contest that took place during the women’s basketball game at Gampel Pavilion between the UConn Huskies and Houston Cougars.  And, this wasn’t just “any” basketball game – it was the game at which UConn retired the jersey of Rebecca Lobo.

Iglesia learned about the promotion, which was designed as a student sports loyalty reward program, via email. The more games a student attended, the more chances they got to be selected for a chance to make the prize-winning shot.  After nailing the shot from half-court, Iglesia put his track and field skills to the test, running around the court in celebration.

Give us a call today at 888-827-2249 or send us an email to learn more about the many ways Odds On Promotions can help you get into the game of rewarding customer loyalty and showcasing your brand in any setting, including (but not limited to) a half court shot promotion.

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Football Contest Winner Scores $10K at Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Va. – Congratulations to football contest winner Ramy Yousef who won $10,000 this September, paid for by Odds On Promotions, in a Pass, Punt and Kick contest at Virginia Tech.

Football Contest Winner - Ramy Yousef

Check out Yousef’s amazing pass, punt and prize-winning kick!

Yousef was one of five contestants randomly selected from the student section, via a “lucky seat” drawing, to participate in the half-time contest during a game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Furman Paladins.

The Pass, Punt and Kick contest began behind the endzone with all five students passing the football. The three students that threw the ball the furthest, then got the chance to punt the football. After the punt, Yousef, whose punt went the furthest, got the chance to go for the big payday: a shot at making the $10K prize-winning field goal kick.

Want to have a possible football contest winner of your own? Email or give Odds On Promotions a call at 888-827-2249 to learn more about how you can engage fans, entertain a crowd, or showcase your business or cause in any venue.

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Black Friday Promotion Idea: Video Scratch & Win

Black Friday Promotion - VSW

Looking for a Black Friday promotion idea for your business? Stand out from the crowd by giving shoppers the chance to win up to $100K, paid for by Odds On Promotions, with a Video Scratch & Win Tablet promotion!

Customers simply select six spots on the tablet’s touchscreen grid, winning prizes based upon how many symbols they reveal. If a lucky customer unveils six grand prize winning symbols, they’ll take home your insured prize up to $100,000, compliments of your business, and paid for by Odds On!

Best of all, you can reward shoppers for revealing fewer winning symbols with gift cards, merchandise discounts, bounce-back coupons and MORE, based on your own customizable prize matrix.

Looking for another Black Friday promotion idea? Check out our website, or give us a call today at 888-827-2249.

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Golf Contest Winner Scores $5K in Dice Roll

Fairbanks, Alaska – Congratulations to golf contest winner Stewart Thompson of Fairbanks who recently won $5,000 courtesy of Explore Fairbanks and MAC Federal Credit Union and paid for by Odds On Promotions.

Thompson won the cash prize after he rolled a set of 4″ dice and got three “MAC Federal Credit Union” logos during a pre-tournament reception at the Wedgewood Resort in Fairbanks.

The dice roll, which was a new addition to the 19th Annual Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic, gave six randomly selected golfers (two on Saturday at the reception, and four on Sunday at the golf course) the chance to roll the dice and win prizes. Had Thompson, or any of the other five contestants rolled three “Explore Fairbanks” logos they would have won $20,000, also to be paid by Odds On.

The tournament was established by the Doyon Foundation and takes place annually at the Chena Bend Golf Course in Fairbanks. It is a fundraiser for the Foundation’s Morris Thompson Scholarship Fund, an endowed fund benefiting Alaska Native higher education students. This year’s event raised over $119,000. Since inception of the event, the Foundation has awarded 202 Morris Thompson Memorial competitive scholarships totaling $479,180.

Interested in running a dice roll at your next special event, sale or trade show? Want to have a golf contest winner of your own? Email or give us a call today at 888-827-2249.

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