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Mar, 2024

March Madness Bracket Fundraiser

    March Madness is here! It’s been an extremely competitive season across all conferences and could be any of the 64 (68) teams cutting down the net in April. Please join us and help support Melrose Little League by completing a bracket or two or three by Thursday 3/21.  Each bracket is $25; 50% will be paid out to the winner(s) and the remaining 50% will help cover costs for an expanded All Star Sunday celebration!  Payments will depend on the amount of entries received; 

    - 20 entries or less will be winner take all

    - 20 - 30 entries will pay 70% to 1st & 30% to 2nd

    - 30+ entries will pay 65% to 1st, 25% to 2nd and 10% to 3rd 


    1) Determine the number of brackets to fill and access the pool to fill out via Sports Pool Host | RunYourPool - Join Your Pool Now 

    2) Send your money $25 per bracket to our MLL board member’s Venmo account. Link here: @Patrick-Keefe-22 

    Important:Please provide a valid email address and have your display name match the name of the Venmo account used for payment.


    3) Deadlines to have payment submitted and brackets filled is 12:15pm on Thursday 3/21.   You should be able to begin filling out your bracket after selection Sunday on 3/17 usually finalized in late evening.  Some rules below and all contests details can be retrieved on the site:


    • The pick deadline is set to March 21, 2024 at 12:15 PM ET. 
    • There are no restrictions on how many entries a member can have in the contest. 
    • Points are awarded for each correct pick.  Points values increase as the tournament progresses, as follows: 
      • Play-in games are not included or scored;
      • First Round = 1 point;
      • Second Round = 2 points;
      • Sweet 16 = 4 points;
      • Regional Final (Round of 8) = 8 points;
      • National Semifinal (Last Four) = 16 points;
      • Championship = 32 points

    Thank you for playing and supporting Melrose Little League!


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