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The Tenth Annual CAG March Madness Contest - Sign-ups Open Until March 20 @ 12:15 PM ET


#1 FriskyTanuki   Believeland CAGiversary!   62820 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

FriskyTanuki

Posted 04 March 2014 - 04:33 AM

Note: If you do not wish to give your cell number to Yahoo for SMS ads, this guide offers an alternate method of verification to join.

 

The First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Annual March Madness contests have gone very well with all of them going down to the wire in determining the winners. I've got a few games to add to the prize pool right now and will be adding more before signups are over, though I would love to have some donated games from generous CAGs to help add to the pool. I'd prefer new, sealed games, but would accept opened games as long as they're mint and complete,  If you'd like to donate games, please PM me. This contest will be conducted through Yahoo's Tourney Pick-'em set-up, which streamlines the process and just lets everyone worry about their picks. You can find the quick link to the group here.

Current Prize Pool

The Amazing Spider-Man - DVD - FriskyTanuki

Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition - Wii U - FriskyTanuki

Crysis 2 - Xbox 360 - Sealed - laundrymatt

Darksiders II - Xbox 360 - FriskyTanuki

Dishonored - Xbox 360 - FriskyTanuki

Gran Turismo 5 XL - PS3 - FriskyTanuki

Medieval Moves: Deadmund's Quest - PS3/Move - FriskyTanuki

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - PS3 (German w/English) - FriskyTanuki

Sports Champions 2 - PS3/Move - FriskyTanuki

Star Trek - Xbox 360 - FriskyTanuki

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 - Wii U - FriskyTanuki

Right now, the tourney itself is still being set up and will be set in stone on Selection Sunday (check out ESPN or whoever else that's doing coverage). However, in the meanwhile, you can sign up and join the CAG group to reserve your spot. The deadline to get your picks in is five minutes before the first game starts on Thursday, March 20.

Entry Guide: Just head to here to create your bracket and then go here and enter the group ID# (8431) and password (shipwreck) to sign up and join the group. The only thing I require of you is to post here if your pick set name or Yahoo ID doesn't match your CAG ID so that I know it's you.

If I see people who haven't done this the Wednesday night before the tournament starts (March 20), you will be booted. I will have a list of everyone involved, so you have to be on the list to be eligible to win. I will make a check on the list to line up everyone the night before tipoff and boot anyone I cannot link to a CAG username, so you will have a chance to get back in if you let me know who you are. I will make the final sweep just before tipoff and kick any stragglers left on the list. I thought I didn't need to say this, but only one bracket is allowed per CAG. If I catch anybody with two brackets, both will be kicked out if they do not remove one of them.

Two years ago, Yahoo started allowing people to join groups after the tipoff, so I will be changing the password when tipoff happens to prevent late joiners from crashing the party. I would also prefer that those entering the contest be from the United States and Canada to minimize shipping costs and the chances of shipment errors. I also have the ability to alter the rules if other changes to Yahoo's Tourney rules have been made that interfere with the ones for the contest. The group can hold up to 500 people, so I think we'll have enough for anyone that wants to join. If we do reach that total, I'll create a new group for the rest of the CAGs that want to enter.

I will probably pick winners the same way I did last year: the top 3 scorers will get prizes. Depending on how many prizes there are, the top winner will get first pick on the list, then second place, and third place gets what's left. Any donators that win will be barred from choosing their own prizes.

Feel free to chat about the tourney, your team's chances, and all that fun stuff once you sign up. If you have any questions post here. Good luck to everyone that enters.

Also, keep your posts civil and mature. If you can't do that, then don't post in this thread.


The 12th Annual CAG March Madness Tourney Contest Now Live - Enter Before 3/17! 

 

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#2 Pinkybear   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   976 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Pinkybear

Posted 04 March 2014 - 05:03 AM

Great hopefully I can do better this year!

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#3 tat2d sniper   this space for rent. CAGiversary!   1410 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

tat2d sniper

Posted 04 March 2014 - 06:30 AM

i am brian/whitedeath slayers


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#4 Darklurkr23   Contest Win' Machine CAGiversary!   1892 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Darklurkr23

Posted 04 March 2014 - 06:52 AM

Go Orange Team!


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#5 Darby27   Licensed to Dill CAGiversary!   10819 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

Posted 04 March 2014 - 09:39 AM

I'm Andy/time to lose again


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#6 Burning Karma   Ready for the mosh pit, shaka brah CAGiversary!   659 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Burning Karma

Posted 04 March 2014 - 03:36 PM

I'm Josh/Burning Karma!


Twitter | Last.fm

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Burning away your last connection
Fire, fire, our bridge is on fire
Your social skills resemble arson


#7 mossfan563   CAG 'til I die! CAGiversary!   1113 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 05 March 2014 - 10:51 PM

My pick set is:

GT mossfan563's Grand Bracket

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#8 BeePeeDonut  

BeePeeDonut

Posted 05 March 2014 - 11:18 PM

My name is: Mike My pick set is: Magic Mikes

#9 TMGGaming  

TMGGaming

Posted 06 March 2014 - 01:10 AM

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#10 FriskyTanuki   Believeland CAGiversary!   62820 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

FriskyTanuki

Posted 06 March 2014 - 01:48 AM

 

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Instructions to join are in the OP.


The 12th Annual CAG March Madness Tourney Contest Now Live - Enter Before 3/17! 

 

PSN/XBL: CrashSpyro | Steam: CrashTanuki | Wii U: FriendlyTanuki | My Super Mario Maker Profile

You read it. You can't unread it.


#11 laundrymatt  

laundrymatt

Posted 06 March 2014 - 07:05 AM

pickset: BallinUncontrollably

 

Also, PM sent.


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#12 Fireman17   Fireman17 CAGiversary!   96 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

Fireman17

Posted 06 March 2014 - 12:37 PM

I made one my bracket is CAG Fireman17


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#13 Crippldogg   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   271 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Crippldogg

Posted 06 March 2014 - 12:46 PM

BrianS and bracket is Nochancebracket



#14 4thHorseman   The New God CAGiversary!   2365 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

4thHorseman

Posted 06 March 2014 - 05:20 PM

Thanks for doing this again frisky.

 

Bracket: 4thHorseman

Owner: Josh


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#15 kdiddy1989   2011 NBA Champions CAGiversary!   1518 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2014 - 03:32 AM

Signed up as Mav A Nice Day


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#16 slidecage   Nothing to say CAGiversary!   28338 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 09 March 2014 - 03:25 PM

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#17 spree4567   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   660 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

spree4567

Posted 09 March 2014 - 05:41 PM

Thanks for doing this again!

 

spree567/Phantom Dreamers



#18 allstar45   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   100 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 09 March 2014 - 06:00 PM

In for another first round exit.



#19 El Snaxwell   This is going to hurt. CAGiversary!   469 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

El Snaxwell

Posted 10 March 2014 - 08:04 AM

Looking to repeat this year, fellers! MY TITLE IS UP FOR ALL CHALLENGERS.

 

I'm Max Overstreet, and my bracket name is El Snaxwell's Bracket. 


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Formerly moleman of the Contests/Free Stuff clan.

Winner of the 9th and 10th annual CAG March Madness Contest


#20 mitch079   Fun hurts my lungs. CAGiversary!   11948 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

mitch079

Posted 10 March 2014 - 03:55 PM

In as The Billion Dollar Man


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#21 FriskyTanuki   Believeland CAGiversary!   62820 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

FriskyTanuki

Posted 11 March 2014 - 11:26 PM

Bumping this up.


The 12th Annual CAG March Madness Tourney Contest Now Live - Enter Before 3/17! 

 

PSN/XBL: CrashSpyro | Steam: CrashTanuki | Wii U: FriendlyTanuki | My Super Mario Maker Profile

You read it. You can't unread it.


#22 thedolphinsrule   It's Morphin Time!!! CAGiversary!   3135 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

thedolphinsrule

Posted 12 March 2014 - 02:06 AM

Just joined. Same username.


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#23 IceHogs27   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   56 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 12 March 2014 - 02:28 AM

Thanks again. Bracket is IceHogs27



#24 TheRock88   The Franchise CAGiversary!   10582 Posts   Joined 13.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 March 2014 - 04:15 AM

Just signed up using my username, thanks for continuing this Frisky.



#25 shadowzone   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   56 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

shadowzone

Posted 14 March 2014 - 12:42 AM

Thanks for doing this again! I'm matt/shadowzone.



#26 BeePeeDonut  

BeePeeDonut

Posted 14 March 2014 - 07:18 AM

I'm really bummed, looked forward to doing this for quite a while now, but apparently my Iphone 3gs can't run the app...

#27 Dawg Pound   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   153 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Dawg Pound

Posted 14 March 2014 - 01:14 PM

Jordan - Dawg Pound



#28 ThunderChunky62   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   928 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

ThunderChunky62

Posted 15 March 2014 - 02:44 AM

In again this year as Cheap Thrills

 

Thanks for doing this every year.

 

Hopefully I won't suck it up to much this year :wall:


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#29 ilRadd   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   322 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

Posted 15 March 2014 - 08:33 PM

What's with Yahoo now requiring you to agree to receive marketing text messages to join this year.



#30 FriskyTanuki   Believeland CAGiversary!   62820 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

FriskyTanuki

Posted 15 March 2014 - 09:46 PM

Added a new prize to the pool. Let's keep the entries coming.

 

What's with Yahoo now requiring you to agree to receive marketing text messages to join this year.

I don't believe there's anything like that to make a bracket. There is something like that to sign up for that $1 billion contest, but that's not part of the sign-up process.


The 12th Annual CAG March Madness Tourney Contest Now Live - Enter Before 3/17! 

 

PSN/XBL: CrashSpyro | Steam: CrashTanuki | Wii U: FriendlyTanuki | My Super Mario Maker Profile

You read it. You can't unread it.