Fill out an interactive bracket before the tournament begins for your chance at $1,000 cash. Enter your email here to be notified when brackets are available.
Countdown to the Bracket Challenge
C O N T E S T C O U N T D O W N
$1,000 CASH FOR THE BEST BRACKETOLOGIST
The player with the most points at tournament end will not only earn eternal glory and the respect of lesser bracketologists everywhere – they’ll walk away with $1,000 cash.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
How the Bracket Contest Works
Brackets will go live once the tournament is seeded. Fill one out with your best picks to be automatically entered into the contest.
As the tournament progresses, you’ll accumulate points for every correct pick. The number of points awarded increases with each round of the tournament:
First Round - 1 point per correct pick
Second Round - 2 points per correct pick
Sweet 16 - 4 points per correct pick
Final Four - 16 points per correct pick
Elite 8 - 8 points per correct pick
Championship - 32 points for correctly picking the tournament winner
DON'T MISS WEEKLY PRIZES ON TWITTER
Don’t fret if you don’t fill out a bracket in time or get rolled hard in the first round! We’re also giving away weekly prizes on Twitter throughout the tournament. Our basketball writers will post weekly challenges, so you'll need to follow along on Twitter to compete for the prizes below.
Weekly Twitter contests will vary throughout the tournament, so don’t get caught sleeping!
Expect to make a few unorthodox picks and have some fun with these ones.
Annual Subscription to the Athletic & ESPN+ ($110 Value)
$200 Vivid Seats Gift Card – See the Game or Concert of Your Choice! ($200 Value)
PS4 Prize Package including PlayStation 4 1TB Fortnite Versa Bundle, Madden NFL 20, Astro A20 Wireless Gaming Headphones ($500 Value)
Apple Prize Package including Airpods Pro and Apple Watch Series 5 ($650 Value)
No purchase necessary to enter or win. Entrants will complete an interactive bracket at SportsBettingDime.com. Participants will be awarded points for correctly predicting the results of specified sporting events. The contest begins March 15, 2020, and the winner will be announced by April 15, 2020. This contest is sponsored and administered by SportsBettingDime.com.