1 August 2012 - 12:14pm | posted by | 0 comments

The Fauxlympics slaloms into its final days with six more entries revealed: WKD, Colgate, ADT, British Airways, Just for Men and Viagra

It was another day, another pile of excellent entries in the Fauxlympics yesterday, as the creative world have donned their thinking caps to come up with some fabulous fake ads for the sporting events which shall not be named.

With almost two dozen entries in the past 24 hours, we have picked a selection of six for you look at, to get you limbered up for voting next week.

There will be a Burger King, Pepsi and Galaxy winner in each of the four categories, with an overall winner to receive the grand prize of a summer Chip, courtesy of the Chip Shop Awards (and the only non-McDonald's chip you'll be able to have on the Olympic grounds).

Feast your eyes, and if these entries make you want to put your own ad forward, sent it to ishbel.macleod@thedrum.com in jpeg or PDF format, along with the name of the agency and creators (if applicable), the brand the ad is for, and the category you would like to enter it into.

In case you have forgotten, the four categories are:

The Sprint: Guerrilla ads that would be taken down faster than Usain Bolt can run 100 metres.

The Long Shot: Ads which probably should be allowed to run, but probably won’t.

The Hurdles: Ads which manage to get around the advertising rules.

The High Jump: Funny ads which break all the rules.

Creative Review: 

Big Communications: WKD

Big Communications: WKD

Agency: Big Communications

Name of creator: Paul Wallett and Steve Smith

Brand advert is for: WKD

Category: The sprint

RBH: British Airways

RBH: British Airways

Agency: RBH

Creator: Rob Hemus

Brand advert is for: British Airways

Category: The Long Shot & The Hurdles

RAM Vision: Colgate

RAM Vision: Colgate

Agency: RAM Vision

Creator: Savvas.Tombouloglou

Brand ad is for: Colgate

Category: The Sprint, The High Jump

HROC: Viagra

HROC: Viagra

Agency: HROC Ltd

Creator: Chris Marshall

Brand ad is for: Viagra

Category: the Long Shot

Sideways NYC: ADT

Sideways NYC: ADT

Agency: Sideways NYC

Creator: Paul Danaher

Brand ad is for: ADT

Category: Long Shot

Portfolio: Just for Men

Portfolio: Just for Men

Agency: Portfolio

Creator: Nick Kelly

Brand ad is for: Just for Men

Category: The Long Shot, The High Jump

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