Think you have what it takes to fill out a winning bracket during March Madness?
You’re officially invited to participate in our Bracket Challenge along with LaFontaine Employees, Customers, Friends & Family – even Ryan LaFontaine himself!
The Family Deal Bracket Challenge is free to enter, so make sure you let your friends know all about it.
We’re hosting the contest on ESPN.com and filling out your bracket couldn’t be easier.
Simply click here to get started, and make a note that the password to enter the challenge is “familydeal” (one word, all lower case, no quotes).
But hurry, your bracket has to be completely filled out before March Madness tips-off on Thursday, March 19th (Please note that you will have to create an account on ESPN.com to fill out your bracket.)
If you are new to the bracket challenge, or don’t follow NCAA College Basketball closely, we’ve put together a few resources for you to use before you make your selections.
For the ultimate March Madness info guide, early odds and tournament advice (i.e. pick Kentucky to win it all) – head over to Bleacher Report for the scoop.
Even if you’re an inexperienced bracketeer, your chances of winning the Family Deal Bracket Challenge are just as good as anyone elses.
Yahoo Sports put together this March Madness 101 Guide designed to bring you up to speed on the basic terminology and tips that encompass the NCAA tournament.
USA Today FTW
USA TODAY Sports & For The Win provide a one-stop shop for the NCAA tournament with all the analysis and insight you’ll need to win the Family Deal Bracket Challenge.
This bracket selection tool is so useful, I didn’t want to include it in this post so I could keep it to myself. In the end, my integrity won out and I’m sharing it with you.
FiveThirtyEight’s NCAA tournament forecasting model calculates the chance of each team reaching each round, taking into account a composite of power rankings, pre-season rankings, the team’s placement on the NCAA’s 68-team S-curve, player injuries and geography.
Simply put, this is really the only resource you’ll need to make your bracket selections.
For The Win!
The one inalienable truth about March Madness is that your bracket – and my bracket, and the overwhelming majority of brackets from coast to coast – will very likely implode by the end of the tournament’s first weekend.
To give you the best shot at winning the Family Deal Bracket Challenge, check out these 8 mathematically proven tips for picking your bracket.
Anyone Can Win, Even You!
The rules for The Family Deal Bracket Challenge are simple. The person who has the best bracket at the end of the tournament will win a new Xbox One courtesy of the LaFontaine Automotive Group.
Because of the nature of this tournament, you don’t have to be a hoops-guru to take home the ultimate prize.
Just fill follow some of the advice above when you fill out your bracket, make a leap of faith or two, and you just might be this year’s winner in the Family Deal Bracket Challenge.