NCAA Tournament: Get in the Alpine Meadows Spring Madness Tournament Challenge
Are you a college basketball fanatic? Or just a fan during March when the NCAA basketball tournament comes around? Either way, dont miss the chance to win fabulous prizes from Alpine Meadows ski resort, and even $1,000,000, in the Alpine Meadows Spring Madness Tournament Challenge.Log on now to to play.There are two options you can register for a traditional where you choose all games in advance, and a that allows players to start fresh in each round of the NCAA basketball tournament. And best of all, you can register for both.And once you sign up, you can invite friends and family to compete against you. After you register and log in, just click on My Private Groups, which will appear in the upper-left hand corner of the page. After that page loads, click on Create a Private Group and follow the instructions a great way to compete in an online pool with friends, family or coworkers.Selection Sunday is coming up on March 15, so register today to be ready to make your picks before the tournament starts on Thursday, March 19.
Alpine Meadows Unfiltered Spring BREAK ticket (good from March 28 through the end of the 2008-09 seasion) for the winner of each bracket challenge. Two Alpine Meadows lift tickets (good through the end of the 2008-09 season) for the second-place finisher in each bracket challenge. One Alpine Meadows lift ticket (good through the end of the 2008-09 season), plus one Jamaica Ski Team hat, for the third-place finisher in each bracket challenge.
$1,000,000 for players with a perfect bracket! $10,000 if you only miss one or two games. $1,000 if you only miss three games.* For complete prize details (including how ties are broken) see the rules page online at http://www.SierraSun.com/SpringMadness.
Q: Whats the difference between the Pick By Round contest and the Pick Upfront contest?A: For the , players pick the winner for each game up to 20 minutes before it is scheduled to start. If you don’t pick in time the computer will select the most-picked team for you. So, instead of predicting the entire tournament before it happens you get to pick the winner of each game as it goes along.For the , players pick who they think will win each game in the bracket before the tournament starts, just like a traditional tournament bracket.
Q: Whats the difference between local prizes and national prizes?A: Local prizes are only available to players in the Alpine Meadows Spring Madness Tournament Challenge game, hosted by the Sierra Sun. National prizes are available to all players in the national UPickEm bracket contests, of which the Alpine Meadows Spring Madness Tournament Challenge is a part.Q: The tournament hasnt started yet. Can I register now?A: Yes. You can register for both contests right now. That way youll be ready to make your picks when the NCAA tournament field is named on selection Sunday, March 15, 2009. Tournament games start on Thursday, March 19, and run through April 6, so be sure to log back in and make your picks before then.