About The Challenge:

 

The Fundamentals:

  • Free to enter

  • Sponsors & anonymous donors pay for all awards and bonus opportunities

  • ALL donations go directly to ‘The Cause’ - read about this years goal here.

General Rules: (see Official Rules for details)

  • One bracket per person (4 yrs old min. age)

  • Enter bracket before March 19th, Thursday noon ET [now closed]

  • Track your bracket through dynamic leaderboard

  • Watch games and win prizes

Mission statement:

An annual, free March Madness contest connecting basketball fans with opportunities to ‘pour yourself out’ (Isaiah 58:10).


 

Awards:

1st Place

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Two NCAA
Championship Tickets with lodging* 

*choose any NCAA Finals in the next 3 years

  • 2020- Atlanta, GA

  • 2021- Indianapolis, IN

  • 2022- New Orleans, LA


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2nd Place:

— Unlimited Chick-fil-A for you and your family for the entire month of May.

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3rd Place

— Unlimited pizza for you and your family for the entire month of May.


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4th Place

— Unlimited ice cream for you and your family for the entire month of May.

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5th Place

— Unlimited coffee for you and your family for the entire month of May.


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6th-17th

DudePerfect official basketball ($39.99 retail value)

 
 
 

 

BONUS OPPORTUNITIES: 

  • $1,000 cash - to anyone who scores 1,000+ points

  • $334 cash - to anyone who correctly predicts the Final Four WITH seeds aggregating to 9 or greater (e.g.- 3,2,3,1= 9)

  • $63 cash - to anyone who correctly predicts the Elite 8.

  • $21 cash- to anyone who picks 29 (or more) of 32 games in the first round (Thurs/ Fri).

SCORING SYSTEM:

Round 1: actual seed number of the winner
Round 2: 15 pts
Round 3: 30 pts
Round 4: 50 pts
Round 5: 75 pts
Round 6: 100 pts *

(The play-in games will not be part of the scoring system)

* tiebreaker will be the person with the highest % of games won followed by the person who entered their bracket first.