Once Again, The Telegram
is pleased to bring its readers a fun contest for all ages!
In conjunction with the NCAA March Madness Tournament, The Telegram
will publish a bracket to be completed by its readers for a
chance to win prize money totaling $600.
The bracket and entry
form appeared in the Wednesday, March 15th issue of The Telegram.
Players can track their
progress in the Wednesday, March 22nd and Wednesday, March 29th
issues of The Telegram as the competition advances.
Winners will be announced
in the April 5th, 2017 edition of The Telegram and online
Only one entry per person
will be accepted. Employees and independent contractors of The
Telegram and their immediate families are not eligible.
Points will be earned
for each correct game winner. First round games are worth one
(1) point each; second round games are worth two (2) points
each; third round games are worth four (4) points each; regional
finals are worth eight (8) points each; national semi finals
are worth sixteen (16) points each; national finals are worth
thirty-two (32) points each.
decision of the judges is final.
Prizes are as follows:
First place $300, Second place $200, Third place $100
In the event of a tie,
prize (s) will be divided equally.
- Example #1:
Three winners tie for first place. Prize money for first,
second, and third place will be combined ($600) and divided
equally among the three winners ($200 each).
- Example #2:
Two winners tie for first place and one has second place.
Prize money for first and second place will be combined ($500)
and divided equally between the two, first place winners ($250
each). The third place prize money ($100) will be award to
the second place winner.
- Example #3: One
winner has first place and two winners tie for second place.
First place prize money ($300) will be awarded to the winner
and prize money for second and third place will be combined
($300) and divided equally between the two winners tied for
second place ($150 each).
- Example #4:
One winner has first place, one winner has second place and
two winners tie for third place. First place prize money ($300)
will be awarded to the first place winner and second place
prize money ($200) will be awarded to the second place winner.
Third place prize money ($100) will be divided equally between
the two winners tied for third place ($50 each).
will be asked to present a photo ID when claiming their prize.
Questions? Call Jeanne
Gillum at (740) 286-3604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Good luck and have fun!