NCAA basketball: make your picks
Aspen, CO Colorado
ASPEN ” The teams are set and, in office pools across the land, college basketball fans are pouring over the brackets and making their predictions.
Fans (and nonfans, for that matter) will find an NCAA brackets contest online at aspentimes.com. Pick the outcome of each game correctly for a shot at a $100,000 grand prize in the national contest. But, contestants who participant online through aspentimes.com enjoy considerably better odds of winning a prize ” a $100 gift certificate to Jimmy’s An American Restaurant and Bar in Aspen.
Look for the March Frenzy link on the Aspen Times website or simply go to http://www.aspentimes.com/marchmadness.
Participants can join in the contest after the tournament has started. And, contestants can make their selections as the action progresses ” pick the winners in each successive round up to 20 minutes before game time.
The site also allows viewers to track the progress of the leading contestants on both a national and local level.
Make your first-round picks quickly; round one of the men’s NCAA tournament begins March 20 and those who start picking winners from the get-go have the best shot at, well, dinner at Jimmy’s, anyway.
David Stapleton is the development officer for the Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club. A product of the club, AVSC sat down with Stapleton for a Q&A session in this week’s Clubhouse Chronicles.