Play the College Basketball Bracket Challenge


Get in on the excitement, and submit your bracket picks to compete in the RTD’s annual competition and with basketball fans across the nation for national prizes. The overall local prize is a $500 gift card, and two additional winners will take home $250 gift cards!

Jump in, and play the full bracket, 16-team bracket and four-team bracket challenge. Once the teams have been selected, you can make your picks up to 15 minutes before the start of the first game of each contest.

Are you up to the challenge?

 

How To Play


Full-Bracket Contest

Choose the team that you think will win each game of the Men's College Basketball Tournament and enter your predicted score for the designated tie-breaker game. Picks may be entered until 15 minutes before the start of the first game of the first round of the tournament on March 13.

 

Round of 16 Teams Bracket Contest

Choose the team that you think will win each game of the Men's College Basketball Tournament from the round of 16 through the end of the tournament and enter your predicted score for the designated tie-breaker game. Picks may be entered until 15 minutes before the start of the first game of the thrid round of the tournament on March 22.

 

Round of 4 Team Bracket Contest

Choose the team that you think will win each game of the round of four teams Men's College Basketball Tournament and enter your predicted score for the designated tie-breaker game. Picks may be entered until 15 minutes before the start of the first game of the fifth round of the tournament on March 31.

 

Prizes


Local Prizes

  • Overall Winner of Full Bracket - $500 gift card

  • Overall Winner of 16 Team Bracket - $250 gift card

  • Overall Winner of 4 Team Bracket - $250 gift card

 

National Prizes

  • Winner of Full Bracket game individual rounds - One college basketball themed Fathead of the winner's choosing. The approximate retail value of the weekly prize is $89.

  • Overall Winner of Full Bracket - One college basketball themed Fathead of the winner's choosing, approximate retail value of $89, and a PlayStation 4 Pro, approximate retail value $249.

  • Overall Winner of 16 Team Bracket - One college basketball themed Fathead of the winner's choosing, approximate retail value of $89, and a PlayStation 4 Pro, approximate retail value $249.

  • Overall Winner of 4 Team Bracket - One college basketball themed Fathead of the winner's choosing, approximate retail value of $89, and a PlayStation 4 Pro, approximate retail value $249.

 

National Bonus Prizes

  • One (1) $1,000,000 cash annuity prize* will be awarded if a participant correctly picks all 63 games correctly. If more than one participant correctly picks all 63 games correctly, the $1,000,000 cash prize will be evenly divided and distributed among all participants who correctly picked all 63 games.

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Local Leaders
Name Location Score
jamesp VA 282
KeithMarti VA 262
miked1988 VA 246
klm1 VA 244
klm1 VA 244