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Challenge Rules: Basketball

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Five (5) OpporUTnities to WIN a Cash Prize!
  2. Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Fri, March 8, 2019.
  3. 100% of all collected $30 Registration Fees will be returned as Cash Prizes.
  4. Commissioner Kevin receives NO “Administrative Cut”.   He does this because he is insane.
  5. Challengers may play more than one Handle Name, as long as a registration fee is paid for each.
  6. The registration fee covers participation throughout the entire tournament.
  7. Mail payment to:  Kevin Jeske-Polyak | 445 W. Blount Ave., No. 216 | Knoxville, TN 37920.
  8. Challengers predict outcomes round-by-round during the tournament (8 total pick sheets).
    • Round 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 games
    • Round 2 (one half) . . . . . . . . 8 games
    • Round 2 (other half)  . . . . . . 8 games
    • Sweet 16  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 games
    • Elite 8 (one half)  . . . . . . . . . 2 games
    • Elite 8 (other half) . . . . . . . . 2 games
    • Final 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 games
    • Championship Game   . . . . . 1 game + tie-breaker game (Women’s National Championship)
  9. Predictions are made online and may be CHANGED up until each deadline.
  10. Sorry, the automated system will “lock” when each deadline passes and will not accept Late Picks.
  11. Points are awarded by picking the correct teams to win.
  12. Extra points are earned based on accuracy of score predictions.
  13. Updated cumulative rankings are posted every Day throughout the tournament.
  14. Prize Money from collected Registration Fees (100%) is distributed as follows:
    • 50% awarded to the Madness Champion.
    • 20% awarded to the Madness Runner Up.
    • 15% awarded to the 3rd Place Finisher.
    • 10% awarded to the 4th Place Finisher.
    • 5% awarded to the Wild Card Winner.

OFFICIAL RULES

  1. Five (5) OpporUTnities to WIN a Cash Prize!
  2. Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Fri, March 8, 2019.
  3. 100% of all collected $30 Registration Fees will be returned as Cash Prizes.
  4. Commissioner Kevin receives NO “Administrative Cut”.   He does this because he is insane.
  5. Challengers may play more than one Handle Name, as long as a registration fee is paid for each.
  6. The registration fee covers participation throughout the entire tournament.
  7. Mail payment to:  Kevin Jeske-Polyak | 445 W. Blount Ave., No. 216 | Knoxville, TN 37920.
  8. Challengers predict outcomes round-by-round during the tournament (8 total pick sheets).
    • Round 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 games
    • Round 2 (one half) . . . . . . . . 8 games
    • Round 2 (other half)  . . . . . . 8 games
    • Sweet 16  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 games
    • Elite 8 (one half)  . . . . . . . . . 2 games
    • Elite 8 (other half) . . . . . . . . 2 games
    • Final 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 games
    • Championship Game   . . . . . 1 game + tie-breaker game (Women’s National Championship)
  9. Predictions are made online and may be CHANGED up until each deadline.
  10. Sorry, the automated system will “lock” when each deadline passes and will not accept Late Picks.
  11. Points are awarded by picking the correct teams to win.
  12. Extra points are earned based on accuracy of score predictions.
  13. Updated cumulative rankings are posted every Day throughout the tournament.
  14. Prize Money from collected Registration Fees (100%) is distributed as follows:
    • 50% awarded to the Madness Champion.
    • 20% awarded to the Madness Runner Up.
    • 15% awarded to the 3rd Place Finisher.
    • 10% awarded to the 4th Place Finisher.
    • 5% awarded to the Wild Card Winner.
  15. First round match-ups will be revealed on “Selection Sunday”March 17, 2019.
  16. Points are awarded for accurate predictions.
    • 7 points for only correctly predicting the Winning Team.
    • 10 points for correctly predicting the Winning Team & Win Margin.
  17. Updated cumulative rankings are posted every Day throughout the tournament.
  18. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points during the tournament is the Madness Champion.
  19. Other Challengers among the “Top Four” will include the Madness Runner Up, 3rd Place Finisher & 4th Place Finisher.
  20. A fifth Challenger whose score prediction for National Championship game is closest to the actual score will be the “Wild Card” Winner.
  21. Challengers among our “Top Four” will be INELIGIBLE to be the Wild Card Winner.
  22. In the event of a tie for any of the Top 4 Cash Prizes, the tied Challenger with the most accurate prediction for the National Championship Game will be declared the winnerPriority: correct predicted winning team, total points scored in the game, point difference between teams – in that order.
  23. In the event of a tie for the Wild Card Winner the tied Challenger with the highest cumulative score will be declared the winner.
  24. In the unlikely event of a game that is canceled for any reason, results will be tabulated for the games that were played.
  25. In the highly unlikely event of a system failure of any kind, alternate deadlines and/or methods of submitting picks may be announced.
  26. Challengers may play more than one Handle Name, if they wish.
  27. The registration fee is $30 per Handle Name played.
  28. Mail payment to: Kevin Jeske-Polyak | 445 W. Blount Ave., No. 216 | Knoxville, TN 37920 before Friday, March 08, 2019.

2019 PICK DEADLINES (10 pm, Eastern Standard Time)

Madness 1 ——————————————————–
Wed, Mar 20 . . . . 32 predictions (games played Thu/Fri, Mar 21 & 22)
Madness 2 ——————————————————-
Fri, Mar 22  . . . . . . 8 predictions (games played Sat, Mar 23)
— Madness 3 ——————————————————-
Sat, Mar 23 . . . . . . 8 predictions (games played Sun, Mar 24)
Madness 4 ——————————————————-
Wed, Mar 27 . . . . . 8 predictions (games played Thu/Fri, Mar 28 & 29)
Madness 5 ——————————————————-
Fri, Mar 29  . . . . . . 2 predictions (games played Sat, Mar 30)
Madness 6 ——————————————————-
Sat, Mar 30 . . . . . . 2 predictions (games played Sun, Mar 31)
Madness 7 ——————————————————-
Fri, Apr 05  . . . . . . 2 predictions (games played Sat, Apr 06)
— Madness 8 (Championship Game) —————————
Sun, Apr 07 . . . . . . 1 prediction (game played Mon, Apr 08)
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