Official Rules



Contestants must be at least 18 years old by March 19, 2019 to enter.

The contestant from among all Crescent-News entries whose correct answers garner the most points will win a big screen TV. Only one entry will be accepted per person. Participants must enter the contest online to be eligible for the prize.

Deadline to enter contest online is 12:00 p.m. EDT, Thursday, March 21. Contestants must be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.

Entering contest constitutes contestant’s acceptance of rules and permission for his/her name and/or photograph to be used at no charge for reasonable news and promotional purposes.

The prize will be awarded for the first place entry, based upon total score. Total score is calculated by one (1) point for play-in and correctly selected first (1st) round games, two (2) points for correctly selected second (2nd) round games, four (4) points for correctly selected third (3rd) round games, eight (8) points for correctly selected fourth (4th) round games, sixteen (16) points for correctly selected fifth (5th) round games and thirty-two (32) points for a correctly selected championship game. In the event of a tie, the winner will be awarded to who comes closest to the bonus questions (most total points and total rebounds in championship game). No Prize may be transferred or substituted by a participant. The Crescent-News reserves the right to change any actual prize at any time during the contest. In this event, every effort will be made to provide a prize of like estimated value. Company does not warrant or make any representations in connection with the prize, express or implied. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded, and if by reason of an error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in the Official Rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.

Limit: One entry per person. No purchase required. All entries become the property of APG Media of Ohio and will not be acknowledged or returned. Employees and contractors of this newspaper and their immediate families are ineligible to participate. APG Media of Ohio will not be responsible for illegible entry forms, which will be discarded, or those lost, late, damaged, incomplete, incorrect or misdirected.