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Official Rules
Official Rules
 
No purchase necessary. One valid entry per contestant.

You must be 13 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for this contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

 

Contest runs for nine (9) weeks, beginning on August 21, 2017 with picks for games on August 25th, 2017.

 

Entry will be accepted at any week throughout the contest, however, chances of winning overall prize will be limited.

 

Winners will be notified by email. If a winner is unreachable after seven (7) days, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


Madison Communications Company reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.

Madison Communications reserves the right to restrict the local winners to only persons whose primary residence is within a 60 mile radius of Madison's office.

Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.

 

Entrants further grant Madison Communications Company the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest. 

 

Madison Communications Company reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.

 

The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright, Madison Communications Company.  Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

 

Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.

 

If a question cannot be answered because the "action" to result the "answer" is canceled, forfeited, or indefinitely suspended for any reason, or if there proves to be two correct listed answers for the question, that question shall not count for any contestant and scores will be computed as if the question did not exist. 

All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to e-mail notification.

For an individual week :
Fans pick a winner for each game along with a predicted final score of one select game for the week.  Each correct pick on the winner of the game will result in 10 points.  The final score serves as a tie-breaker for the weekly prize, among those with the top scores.   Standings will be posted on the Madison website, and e-mailed to each participant the week following the game.  If a game is not played due to forfeit, no points will be awarded for that game.
For the overall winners:
The top 3 overall scores after the final week will be awarded a prize.  In the event of a tie, the closest Final Scores the last week will serve as a tie-breaker. 

All decisions of the judges are final.

Madison Communications Company reserves the right to change the rules at any time.
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Standings
Congrats to Week 8 prize winner John Skertich!


Staunton  0 Gillespie 12 Edwardsville 45 South Mac 6 Southwestern 0 Highland 55 ME Lutheran 13 Civic Memorial 0

Carlinville 48 Greenville 46 Belleville West 14 Alton Marquette 49 Hillsboro 49 Mascoutah 22 Principia 34 Jerseyville 42


















Full Name:  Week 1 Score
Week 2 Score
Week 3 Score
Week 4 Score
Week 5 Score
Week 6 Score
Week 7 Scores
Week 8 Scores Total Score
Steve Grejtak 60
70
70
60
70
70
75
70 545
Scott Billings 60
70
70
70
70
60
70
70 540
Eric Braasch 50
70
50
70
70
70
70
70 520
Donna Myer 60
70
40
70
60
60
70
80 510
Michael Grejtak 50
50
60
60
70
70
70
70 500
Randall Anderson 50
70
60
60
60
60
70
70 500
Douglas Bugger 60
70
40
60
60
70
60
80 500
Bill Wood 50
60
50
60
60
70
70
80 500
dusty fleming 60
60
50
50
70
60
70
80 500
Fred Lotter 60
60
60
50
60
60
70
80 500
Bob Osmoe 60
70
50
60
60
60
60
70 490
cheryl moore 60
50
40
60
60
70
70
80 490
John Moore  75
50
60
50
60
50
70
70 485
Richard Dockery 60
70
50
70
50
60
50
70 480
Roger Kratochvil 60
50
60
60
50
70
60
60 470
Aaron Cooper 40
50
50
60
70
70
60
70 470
Blake Shoemaker 50
60
30
60
70
60
60
80 470
Stan Tjaden 30
40
50
70
60
70
70
70 460
Ian Binney 40
60
60
50
40
70
70
70 460
Larry Grabruck 40
30
60
60
70
60
70
70 460
jim klein 50
85
60
60
70
60
70

455
jimmy dean 70
40
60
50
60
50
60
50 440
John Skertich 50
50
60


70
60
60
85 435 week 8 winner
Elisabeth Moore 40
40
30
50
70
60
70
70 430
Gene hay 60


50
60
60
60
70
70 430
Brad Hemann 50
40
60
50
70
75


70 415
Victor C Buehler 50
30
60
40
60
50
60
60 410
Misty Greco 50


50
40
40
60
60
80 380
clarence aramowicz

50
50
70
10
50
60
70 360
Jason Cooper 50
60
60
60
50
60



340
Kevin Stammer 60
20
50
70
40


30
70 340
della kay Castiglione 30
20
50
75
20
40
50
50 335
Kathy Gerdes 60
60




60
60


70 310
Charlie Lueken 50
70


40
75




70 305
Kyle Cunningham

50
50


60


60
80 300
Leigh Boyer 40
50
60
30


40
60

280
Marissa hendren



60
50
50


60
50 270
Michele Zippay 30
50
50
50


60



240
Gina Willows 40
60


70
70





240
Patrick Murphy 50
60
60
60







230
Linda Hay

70
50
20




40
40 220
Ruthie Brown 30
70


50


60



210
Andrew Scott Allsman



40


70
40
60

210
Anita Murray

30
30


40
30
40
40 210
Judy G Gasper 40
20


50
20
30
40

200
Ryan johnson

60
50








80 190
Jennie Newton

50
50




30


50 180
david baum 20
20
40
30






60 170
John A Sommerhof 70
20
75









165
Theresa Owen 50
60






50



160
Beth Swalwell 40
20
60


30





150
Joe Baum 50
70
30









150
Chuck cox 50
50


50







150
LISA DEMANN 50
30




40
20



140
Brandon Frizzo

80
60









140
DALE W. ONLEY 20
60
60









140
Danny C. Flournoy 40
60
40









140
Christina Wright 50
50
40









140
Rachel H Roose 40






40
30
10
20 140
Andrea Williamson  40
40
40









120
Tracie Girth 40
30
40









110
Michaela Beth Jackson 50
60











110
JON W CHERRY 40
60











100
Matthew Shampine 50


40









90
Emily Manar 

40
40









80
Amanda Simon 40
40











80
Amy Roller













80 80
Amber krieger 20
30
20









70
Wilbur Lindsey













70 70
Chester Wyatt







60





60
John Blank



60









60
Laura Keen





60







60
Garrett Houston









50



50
Brendan Michael Lovsey
50











50
Christina Blevins

50











50
Kevin Meyer

50











50
Tracy Petersen 50













50
Chris Hailstone 50













50
Kaitlynn Hitch





50







50
Chris Raymond 

40











40
Dakota klocke

40











40
Joyce Duelm  40













40
David Pieper 40













40
Jammie Tomblingson



30









30
Andrew Henderson

30











30
Robert Merwin 

30











30
Trisha Ernst

30











30
Joshua Ziegler

30











30
Gloria mayer 30













30
Philip newlon

20











20
Donald Kruse 20













20

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Past Winners

2011 Challenge Winners

Joe Baum - 1st

Patrick Murphy - 2nd

Doug Bugger - 3rd

 

2012 Challenge Winners

1st Place:    Brandon Frizzo

2nd Place:   Bob Osmoe

3rd Place:    Randall Anderson

 
Note:  We had three players tie for 2nd place, so, as stated in the Official Rules, the final week scores were used to determine the winners.

2013 Challenge Winners

1st - Steve Grejtak, 2nd - Randall Anderson, 3rd - Bob Osmoe

 

2014 top three scorers - Michael Grejtak, Cheryl Moore and Patrick Murphy!

 

2015 Winners

Congrats to the 2016 Pick'em Challenge Winners:

Bill Wood

Bob Osmoe

Patrick Murphy*

 

*Determined by tie-breaker.

New for 2017 - Weekly prizes for the top score!

Need help making your selections? Choose a school below for team stats.

Thanks for playing the 2017 Pick'em Challenge.  Check back next week for final scores.



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