SEMCUP 2018 Tournament


SEMCUP 2018 was originally created as fun get together for search engine marketing agencies over the UK, and  as an opportunity for them to prove who are the best SEM agency in the country (at fifa). After interest from some large agencies the tournament quickly gained traction with agencies from the US also joining the fold.

In total 16 teams from 10 agencies took part – each assigned a country from the qualifying teams in the World Cup. After a tough group stage the teams in red below came out on top:

Group A

Go Up – Uruguay

Purple Imps (A) – Morocco

Screaming Frog (C) – Panama

Vertical Leap – Portugal

Group B

Purple Imps (B) – Iceland

Screaming Frog (A) – Nigeria

Selesti – Costa Rica

upriseUP (A) – Japan


Group C

All Response Media – Peru

Bulldog Digital Media (A) – Sweden

Bulldog Digital Media (B) – South Korea

Screaming Frog (B) – Mexico

Group D

Overdrive Interactive – Argentina

Social Stork – Saudi Arabia

upriseUP (B) – Belgium

Vertical Leap PPC – Croatia

With 16 teams in the competition, all qualified to the knockout stages:

SEM Cup 18 Tournament Tree

Interested in taking part in the next SEMCUP? Why not join the SEMCUP League?

Kicks Off 3rd September