March Madness Contest

The deadline to enter has passed. To view your bracket or the standings, click here:  https://goo.gl/7w5gLV


Contest Rules

  • “Francis Howell North March Madness” contest is open to all members of the Francis Howell North community; student or staff
  • All valid entrants will be eligible for three different prizes that are based on who has the highest point totals at the end of the tournament. The winners will be announced on FHNtoday.com on Tuesday, April 3 during the school day. The prizes will be given to the winners on Tuesday, April 3. The winners will need to collect their prizes in room 105.
  • Participants become eligible for the prizes by completing a March Madness bracket on CBS sports. There will be a link on the site to guide participants in the right direction.  
  • Participants must submit their predictions by the beginning of the first round on March 15.
  • No brackets completed after the start of the first round will be eligible for the prizes.
  • By participating each entrant agrees to abide by these rules and decision of adviser, judges, and editorial board.
  • All results are final and binding in all aspects relating to the contest.
  • Adviser and editorial board have the right to release and distribute all entrances to the world wide web through FHNtoday.com or by links through other social networks such as YouTube, Twitter, or Facebook
  • Entrant must agree to the use of his or her name for contest entry to be granted, and likenesses to the student body and the worldwide web by the adviser and editorial board without limitation, notification, or additional permission or consent.
  • Entrant must agree to the use of entry for promotion purposes and for use in future events.
  • Adviser and editorial board are not responsible for lost, damaged, inaccurate, inaudible, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, destroyed or stolen entries or votes.
  • Adviser or editorial board is not responsible for entries that fail to either reach the sponsor processing system, or that are processed late or incorrectly for any reason.
  • Adviser and/or editorial board may disqualify anyone from participating in the contest or winning the prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting or has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or is attempting to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or sponsor’s representatives or is otherwise in violation of these official rules.
  • Adviser and editorial board reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the contest should causes beyond the control of sponsor corrupt the administration or proper play of contest, and if terminated, in its sole discretion, sponsor is applicable to make changes in the voting process or to cancel all previous votes before the time of impairment.
  • A person can submit no more than one entry in this contest.
  • Each entry must agree to and abide by all the general rules listed above.

Contest Guidelines

  • Participants must complete one bracket on CBSsports.com under the group titled “Francis Howell North March Madness Contest.”
  • Winners must receive their prizes in room 105 of Francis Howell North High School.


  • The three winners will be selected based on who has the three highest point totals on Wednesday, April 4.
  • The winners will get to select from the following pool of prizes:
    • Free sports pass for remainder of year (for seniors) or all of next year
    • Free parking at the main entrance for two weeks
    • Free cookies for one week from DECA
    • Free item from the snack table every day for one week
    • Publications gift package (sweatshirt, sweatpants, and more)
    • 50% off on a Prom ticket (juniors and seniors only, must have all fines paid)
    • More will be added to the list in the coming days
  • The person who finishes with the most points will get the first selection from the pool of prizes. Second place gets second choice, third place gets third choice.
  • If you have any questions over the prizes, feel free to come to room 105 or email [email protected]


The contest winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 3 on FHNgameday.com and on the FHNtoday social accounts.

  • The prizes can be picked up in room 105.
  • If the prize winners have not claimed their prizes by 2:20 P.M. on Friday, April 6, a new winner will be announced.
  • FHN nor the Francis Howell School District are responsible for any lost, stolen or defects of the prize after being received by the prize winners.   

Adviser: Aaron Manfull

[email protected]

Editor-In-Chief: Taylor Sheridan

FHNgameday.com Editor: Dominic Hoscher

These rules and guidelines were brought to you by the publications Editorial staff of Francis Howell North High School that consist of all editors of the FHN Media program.