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Morehead Madness

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Consider yourself a bracketologist? Think you can predict who will make it all the way to Minneapolis and cut down the nets? Here's your chance to prove it against your fellow MSU students! On Sunday, March 14, the 2021 NCAA Division One basketball tournament bracket will be announced and that will officially open the annual campus-wide program sponsored by the Office of Student Housing and the Residence Halls Association. It's your chance to compete against fellow students, MSU faculty and MSU staff to see who is the best around and try to win some great prizes along the way.

How to Sign Up:

To sign up for Morehead Madness 2021, follow these easy steps:
  • Visit's Tournament Challenge web portal.
  • Create a user account and an entry (Your entry for Morehead Madness must be your first and last name, or your entry will not be eligible to win).

Once you have created an entry, you need to join the official Morehead Madness group. To do that:
  • Select "My groups" from the top of your entry
  • Scroll down to the box that says "Search Groups" and enter "Morehead State Housing"
  • Join that group
  • Make your selections after the brackets are released on Sunday night, March 14, 2021, until the brackets are locked on Friday, March 19, 2021, at tipoff of the first games. You can sign up now, well before brackets are released, and fill them out once they are made available.

Prize Information:

Aside from the bragging rights that comes with being the campus Morehead Madness champion and best bracketologist around, prizes will be given to the following contestants:
  • 1st prize: $100 gift card to the University Bookstore
  • 2nd prize: $50 gift card to the University Bookstore
  • 3rd prize: $25 gift card to the University Bookstore
  • Random draw: five participants will be randomly drawn to win $10 gift cards to the University Bookstore from those who entered

Contest Rules:

  • Morehead Madness is only open to current Morehead State students and current faculty/staff.
  • Only one bracket per registrant is allowed in the contest.
  • Brackets participating in Morehead Madness will be locked at tipoff of the games on Friday, March 19, 2020. This prevents participants from switching their bracket to a better performing one.
  • Faculty/Staff are not eligible for prizes and prizes will be awarded to the top three finishing students and five randomly drawn students. In the event the random draw produces a faculty/staff member, another name will be drawn until a student is drawn.
  • Random draw winners will be announced on Twitter (@MSU_Housing) after all games on Saturday, March 20, have been completed; after all games on Monday, March 22, have been completed; after all games on Sunday, March 28, have been completed; after all games on Tuesday, March 30, have been completed and after all games on Saturday, April 3, have been completed.
  • Winning a random draw does not prevent you from winning the grand prize, second place and third place prize.

If you have questions about the contest, contest rules, or participation, or want to brag on your bracket tweet us (@MSU_Housing) or use the hashtag #MoreheadMadness2021.