RULES for the 27th ANNUAL MAYHEM OF MARCH
PAYOFF: Due to unknown number of entries, the number of payoffs will be determined after all entries are in. The payout pot will equal
100% of all the entries minus $60 for the stats program and website.
Last yearís payoffs were 1st=$510, 2nd=$425, 3rd=$370, 4th=$320, 5th=$270,
(169 ntries) 6th=$235, 7th=$205, 8th=$180 9th=$155, 10th=$130,
11th=$115, 12th=$100, 13th=$85, 14th=$70, 15th=$60,
INSTRUCTIONS: It is easy. Try to predict the winner of every game for entire tourney except for the play in games. The pool will
start with 1st round on Thursday.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Thursday at 9:00 AM to your local representative or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCORING: 1st Round=1 pt. 2nd Round=3 pts. Regional Semis=5 pts.
Regional Finals=7 pts. Semi-Finals=9 pts. Championship=11pts
First Four games do not count.
Person with most points wins.
First tie-breaker will be total wins.
Second tie-breaker is points in the last round (Final, then Semiís, Reg. Final, etc.)
WEBSITE: All information can be found at www.sportgeekpools.com
WAYS TO ENTER:
1) Turn in bracket and money to your local representative.
2) Email a bracket to email@example.com
3) Email stat program Entry Form file to firstname.lastname@example.org This method is PREFERRED FOR E-MAILERS.
Only works with Windows. Does not work with Apple product.
Directions for completing the stat program entry form Directions.
4) If emailing bracket in, state in email how your money is going to be turned in, either through a local representative, through the mail or Paypal.
RESULTS: The results will be posted on Mayhem Home Page probably on late Friday night after all entries are
entered into the stat program. Once all entries are in the program, the results will be updated consistently after the games have
BAD EXCUSES NOT TO PLAY:
There is no way I can predict the entire Final Four. Excluding 2008 where all four #1 seeds advanced, in the 26 years of this
pool only 45 entries (19 in 2007) out of 4,505 have picked the entire Final Four correct and 20 of them did not cash. Thus, proving
everyone is an idiot.
If you have no clue about college basketball or sports in general but you know numbers, well 1 is better than 16. Thus, the
lower the number next to the team, the better the team is suppose to be. (HINT: Gardner-Webb is most likely not going to win a
game, let alone the tourney but
you never know, Virginia can lose as a #1 seed 2 years in a
To say it in English, anyone can win.