Competition Rules

Rules of the Travel Daily/travelBulletin Tipping Competition

Entry Fee
This competition is free to enter, however participants must be part of the Australian travel industry to enter.

Scoring
Points for a correctly tipped win: 2
A maximum of 2 draws may be tipped each round.
Points for a correctly tipped draw: 3
Points for an untipped draw: 1
Bonus awarded for all games correct: 2

Ranking
The competition is scored by score then by "countback".
Countback - If tippers are on an equal score, the tipper
with more higher scoring rounds (excluding bonus points) will be ranked higher.

Default Tips
For tippers who fail to enter their tips, a default of the lowest score of the round -1 will be applied.
For tippers who join the competition late, a default of the lowest score of the round -1 will be applied for the rounds they have missed.
Tippers who receive a default score are ineligible for the weekly prize.

Weekly Prize
The weekly prize is .
The weekly prize is awarded to the highest scorer whose predicted tie breaker is most accurate.
A prize is awarded every week.

In the event of a tie, the tipper whose predicted margin is closest to the margin taking into acccount the tippers pick, is the weekly prize winner.

If the weekly prize is not won outright in the final round, it will be shared among the tippers who have the highest score in the final round.

Seasonal Prize
There is no seasonal prize.

Closing Times
All times are in (UTC+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney time

Round 1 3/03/2016 7:55 PM
Round 2 10/03/2016 7:55 PM
Round 3 17/03/2016 7:55 PM
Round 4 25/03/2016 3:50 PM
Round 5 31/03/2016 7:55 PM
Round 6 7/04/2016 7:40 PM
Round 7 14/04/2016 7:40 PM
Round 8 22/04/2016 7:40 PM
Round 9 28/04/2016 7:40 PM
Round 10 12/05/2016 7:40 PM
Round 11 19/05/2016 7:40 PM
Round 12 27/05/2016 7:40 PM
Round 13 3/06/2016 7:40 PM
Round 14 9/06/2016 7:40 PM
Round 15 17/06/2016 7:40 PM
Round 16 24/06/2016 7:40 PM
Round 17 30/06/2016 7:40 PM
Round 18 8/07/2016 7:40 PM
Round 19 15/07/2016 7:40 PM
Round 20 21/07/2016 7:40 PM
Round 21 28/07/2016 7:40 PM
Round 22 4/08/2016 7:40 PM
Round 23 11/08/2016 7:40 PM
Round 24 18/08/2016 7:40 PM
Round 25 25/08/2016 7:40 PM
Round 26 1/09/2016 7:40 PM
Elimination & Qualifying Finals 9/09/2016 7:30 PM
Semi-Finals 16/09/2016 7:30 PM
Preliminary Finals 23/09/2016 7:30 PM
Grand Final 2/10/2016 8:30 PM