Challenge Rules: Basketball

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Four (4) OpporUTnities to WIN a Cash Prize!
  2. Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Fri, March 11, 2022.
  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. 312 | Knoxville, TN 37920.
  8. Challengers predict outcomes during the tournament (3 total pick sheets).
    • Pick Sheet 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 games
    • Pick Sheet 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 games
    • Pick Sheet 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 games
  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.
    • 25% awarded to the Madness Runner Up.
    • 15% awarded to the 3rd Place Finisher.
    • 10% awarded to the 4th Place Finisher.

OFFICIAL RULES

  1. Four (4) OpporUTnities to WIN a Cash Prize!
  2. Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Fri, March 11, 2022.
  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. 312 | Knoxville, TN 37920.
  8. Challengers predict outcomes during the tournament (3 total pick sheets).
    • Pick Sheet 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 games
    • Pick Sheet 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 games
    • Pick Sheet 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 games
  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.
    • 25% awarded to the Madness Runner Up.
    • 15% awarded to the 3rd Place Finisher.
    • 10% awarded to the 4th Place Finisher.
  15. First round match-ups will be revealed on “Selection Sunday”March 13, 2022.
  16. Extra points will be earned based on accuracy of score predictions, as follows:
    • 20 points for predicting the Exact Score of a game.
    • 10 points for predicting the Winning Team & Point Difference, but not the exact score.
    • 10 points for predicting the Winning Team & Points Scored by One team.
    • 7 points for only correctly predicting the Winning Team.
    • 3 points for only correctly predicting the Number of Points Scored by one of the teams.
  17. If an opponent is changed in any game or the game is canceled for any reason, no points will be awarded for that game.
  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. In the event of a tie for any of the top four prizes, the Challenger with the most accurate prediction for the National Championship Game will be declared the winner.  Criteria for determining the most accurate prediction will be as follows, in this order: (1) correct predicted winning team, (2) closest prediction to the absolute value of the point difference in game, regardless of the predicted winning team.  If a tie still cannot be broken after applying these criteria, the prize money will be split.
  21. In the unlikely event of a game that is canceled for any reason, results will be tabulated for the games that were played.
  22. In the highly unlikely event of a system failure of any kind, alternate deadlines and/or methods of submitting picks may be announced.
  23. Challengers may play more than one Handle Name, if they wish.
  24. The registration fee is $30 per Handle Name played.
  25. Mail payment to: Kevin Jeske-Polyak | 445 W. Blount Ave., No. 312 | Knoxville, TN 37920 before Friday, March 11, 2022.

2019 PICK DEADLINES (8 pm, Eastern Standard Time)

Madness 1 ——————————————————–
Wed, Mar 16 . . . . . .  48 predictions (games played through Mar 20)
Madness 2 ——————————————————-
Wed, Mar 23  . . . . . . 12 predictions (games played through Mar 27)
— Madness 3 ——————————————————-
Wed, Mar 30 . . . . . . . 3 predictions (games played through Apr 04)

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