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The Rules - March Madness 2013

2013 March Madness Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU HAVE NOT YET WON. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO PERSONS WHO ARE: (A) REGISTERED USERS; (B) LEGAL RESIDENTS OF NORTH CAROLINA; (C) AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OLD AT THE DATE OF ENTRY IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; AND (D) WITH A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE.  

Welcome to the 2013 March Madness Bracket Challenge (the "Sweepstakes") hosted by KOOL 1440 AM and 99.9 FM, which is a competition based on results of the 2013 NCAA® Division I Men's College Basketball Tournament (the "Tournament"). On March 17, 2013, the selection committee will seed the qualifying college basketball teams of the Tournament. Participants will attempt to select the winners of all the games of the Tournament. Participants will earn points by correctly predicting the winning teams in the games of the Tournament. The number of points awarded for each correct pick of a winning game of the Tournament will increase with each round of the Tournament. The exact number of points awarded in this Sweepstakes is set forth below. The grand prize (the "Grand Prize") will be awarded to a highest point holding Participant in this Sweepstakes, as described in the Prizes section of these official rules ("Official Rules").

Early sign-up will begin on January 28, 2013. The Sweepstakes will run from March 17, 2013 and will run through the final game of the Tournament scheduled for April 6, 2013 ("Sweepstakes Period").

The Administrator
KOOL 1440 AM & 99.9 FM will serve as the Administrator of Sweepstakes and will be responsible for resolving any disputes that arise regarding violations of the rules.

No Cost
The Sweepstakes is FREE to play. No purchase or entry fee necessary to enter or win.

Eligibility

Employees of DCBI, Inc, the National Collegiate Athletic Association ("NCAA"),Focus Magazine, LLC and each of their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and members of the immediate family or household of each are not eligible to win. Immediate family member or household is defined as a parent, sibling, child or spouse or any person residing in the same household as an employee of the Sweepstakes Entities. Void where prohibited by law. Such excluded employees and/or family members may play, but WILL NOT be eligible to receive the Grand Prize (the "Prize").

Signing Up
Registered Users can sign up any time by visiting the WLXN.com or any of its subsidiary domains prior to the start of the Tournament on March 19, 2013. Participants must go to the URL:
______________________________ and follow the onscreen instructions in order to enter ("Participant(s)"). Onscreen Instructions are incorporated by reference in these Official Rules.

Selection Deadline
Brackets will be filled on March 17, 2013 and posted on-line under the "Brackets" link on the Sweepstakes site. Participant's picks must be submitted by 9:00 AM ET on March 20, 2013. The Administrator may send a reminder e-mail on March 18, 2013 to Participants who have signed up but haven't yet submitted picks.

Making Picks
After you sign up, you will have access to an on-line brackets page listing eligible NCAA® Division I Men's College Basketball Tournament teams and their round one match-ups.

Participants must enter their projected winners of 64 games of the Tournament, round by round, beginning with the second round. Beginning with round two, the Administrator will weigh predictions for each successive round more heavily than the previous round in accordance with the table below. Points will be awarded by multiplying your number of correct predictions of winning teams in each round of the Sweepstakes by the weight assigned to each applicable round. For example, you would receive five (5) points for five correct predictions of winning teams in round two, and ten (10) points for five correct predictions of winning teams in round three. You will receive an individual score for each of the six Tournament rounds (rounds 2 to 7) that accumulate points in the Sweepstakes; and an overall score, which is the combined total of your individual round scores.

Scoring

Round

2

3

Sweet 16

Final 8

Final 4

Final Game

Weight per each correct pick

1pt

2pts

4pts

8pts

16pts

32pts

 

Grand Prize
One (1) grand prize (the "Grand Prize") will be awarded to the Participant who has scored the highest number of points in this Sweepstakes. Grand Prize Winner will receive a KOOL 1440 & 99.9 FM prize pack from the following sponsors (Lay-z Boy, Pizza Hut, United Beverage Company, etc.)

Ties

In the event of a tie the winner will first be narrowed down by the score registered at the time of the bracket entry. The closest entry to the final game score will the deemed the winner.  In the event of another tie based on final score and second tiebreaker will be used.  In the event of a second tie the winner will be selected based on the date and time of the bracket entry.  The earliest submitted bracket will be deemed the sole winner of the Sweepstakes.