Magnet March Madness Contest Rules

Pick up your bracket in the commons on Tuesday & Wednesday during lunches and after school. Turn into B 103 by Thursday, March 16 by 8:10 a.m.

Aidan Ebner and Abe Havelka, Writers

Rules for 2018 Magnet NCAA March Madness Bracket Contest:

  • Only OHS students and staff are allowed to participate.
  • Each participant is only allowed to fill out one single bracket.
  • All brackets must be turned in by Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 8:10 a.m. to the Magnet Newsroom (B-103) or in Wagner’s mailbox.
  • Magnet staff will keep track of each bracket’s total points scored.
  • This is free for OHS students and staff.

Scoring will be done as followed:

  1. Play in games do not count towards total score. Correctly guessing a winning team from the first round of 64 teams will result in 1 point per team correct.
  2. From there, each team guessed correctly will result in an additional point for each round per team (2 points for second round, 4 points for Sweet Sixteen, 8 points for Elite Eight,16 points for Final Four, and 32 points for correctly guessing the two teams in the championship game).
  3. Correctly guessing the champion of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship will award the indival 64 points.
  4. Correctly guessing the exact score of the Championship game will result in the reward of 15 additional points and serves as a tie-breaker (Championship game winning score).
  5. The three brackets that score the most points will win a t-shirt that gives the wearer bragging rights (donated by Court Sports).
  6. Top scoring brackets will be announced after each round via twitter (@ohsmagnet).
  7. The top three winners will be announced within 24 hours after championship game results.
  8. Magnet staff is excluded from participating in this contest.