March Madness

Welcome to our 30th tourney.  Everything is the same, price ($15 per entry), rules (underdog scoring) payouts, and of course, all the fun you can have in March…..could be one of the best months (6th and 16th).

Click on the logo and it will take you to the site where you will enter your picks.  Please read all the rules, and if you don’t understand something, let me know so I can explain it (562)572-9855.  If you have played before, everything is the same.


  1. Each entry is $15, and you may have as many as you like.  Just make sure you use a different name
  2. Payment is sent via Zelle (562-572-9855), or venmo @nelson-palencia
  3. Winners;
    • Winner – 50%
    • 2nd place 25%
    • 3rd place. 15%
    • Last place – Money Back
  4. Scoring:
    • Round of 32 – 1 pt
    • Sweet 16 – 2 pts
    • Elite 8 – 4 pts
    • Final Four – 6 pts
    • Final Two – 8 pts
    • Champion – 12 pts
  5. Underdog scoring:
    • Seed difference, 12th seed beats 5 seed, get the point for the round PLUS the seed difference (in this case 7 pts). In previous pools, you HAD to select both teams to get underdog points, with this new software, it MAY not be the case. We are using a new software and need to correct a few things, therefore if you find a mistake, let us know ASAP.
  6. Standings will be updated every night, but if time permits, every few hours.
  7. Number of participants will be confirmed by Friday night.
  8. Feel free to invite your friends, and enemies.
  9. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE…save email with your picks AND those that come from me.

Good luck and let the games BEGIN


Click here to make your March Madness Picks


Links to REPORTS:

Brackets Index


Summary of Picks

Tournament Results

Possible Outcomes