2017 men’s basketball Tournament Challenge | a chance to win the grand prize of a $10,000 in Amazon Gift Cards and a trip to the 2017 Maui Invitational
Welcome to the 2017 men’s basketball Tournament Challenge. It’s that time of year again, when all the chatter about teams involves phrases like: body of work; good wins; bad losses; and of course, RPIs and the dreaded “bubble.” But once the bracket is revealed, how — and even why — teams got in matters little, and the excitement of following your bracket begins. Remember, if you score the most points, you’ll have a chance to win the grand prize of a $10,000 in Amazon Gift Cards and a trip to the 2017 Maui Invitational.
Best of luck with your selections and remember to check back here before the Sweet 16 tips off on March 23 to play Tournament Challenge Second Chance (coming soon!), the game that gives you another go at the bracket (you can create up to 25 brackets).
Plus, test out your skills by picking all the NCAA tournament games and more via ESPN’s Streak for the Cash, where you can compete for $35,000+ in guaranteed prizes each month.
Don’t forget, you can also create up to 25 brackets in Women’s Tournament Challenge!
Here are some notable tools and articles to check out as the tournament moves along:
- Insider tools (Game Predictor, PickCenter)
- Tournament BPI Projections
- ESPN’s tournament coverage
a. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of all prizes is $19,950. Sponsor will award one (1) grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) to a randomly-selected Entrant who is among the top one percent (1%) of eligible point scorers in the Promotion.
Grand Prize Winner (One): One (1) Trip for two (2) to the 2017 Maui Jim Maui Invitational including: (i) roundtrip economy airfare for two from a major airport closest to Grand Prize Winner’s place of residence; (ii) 5 nights hotel accommodations (one room, double occupancy) (iii) tickets to all sessions of the 2017 Maui Jim Maui Invitational and (iv) $10,000 in Amazon.com Gift Cards. *Restrictions apply. See details. (Total ARV: $19,950.00)
Odds of winning prizes depend on the total number of eligible entries received. No cash or other prize substitution, assignment or transfer of prizes permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. THE WINNER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE.
*Amazon.com is not a sponsor of this promotion. Except as required by law, Amazon.com Gift Cards (“GCs”) cannot be transferred for value or redeemed for cash. GCs may be used only for purchases of eligible goods at Amazon.com or certain of its affiliated websites. For complete terms and conditions, see www.amazon.com/gc-legal. GCs are issued by ACI Gift Cards, Inc., a Washington corporation. All Amazon ®, ™ & © are IP of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. No expiration date or service fees.
Random Drawing. The top 1% of entrants, based on overall points, will be entered into a random drawing. For purposes of determining the top 1%, no tiebreaker will be used. Instead, a “cutoff score” will be determined that includes at least the top 1% but may also include additional tied Entrants. The Grand Prize drawing will be held on or around Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Potential Prize Winner will be notified by phone and/or by email within a reasonable time after the Grand Prize drawing, not to exceed thirty (30) days.
Grand Prize Restrictions. Grand Prize Winner must be able to travel to Hawaii from November 18-23, 2017. Inability of Grand Prize Winner to travel on those dates will result in forfeiture of the Grand Prize. Winner will receive a daily meal stipend. Meals, beverages, gratuities, incidental expenses and all other costs that exceed that stipend and expenses relative to participation in Promotion (including acceptance of prize) not specified herein are not included and are solely the Grand Prize winner’s responsibility. All arrangements are subject to change, availability, holiday, blackout dates and other restrictions.
Trip arrangements cannot be changed by Grand Prize winners/travel companions. Grand Prize winners/travel companions must travel on the same itinerary and at the same time. Grand Prize winners must respond promptly to Sponsor’s requests regarding travel arrangements. Grand Prize winners/travel companions must travel on the dates, and at the time and to the location approved/specified by the Sponsor. Grand Prize winners/travel companions must provide own transportation to/from airport of departure.
Grand Prize Winner and travel companion are solely responsible for obtaining any/all necessary travel documentation/requirements (including but not limited to valid photo I.D., passport, etc.) before departure. Airline carrier and hotel regulations and conditions apply. Prizes are not valid for upgrades. All tickets issued in conjunction with the prizes are not eligible for frequent flyer miles. If air travel is not needed, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor ground transportation may be substituted for the air travel, and there will be no cash alternative. If Grand Prize winner chooses to not take a travel companion, then the travel companion elements will be forfeited and the remaining elements shall constitute full satisfaction of the Grand Prize.