MOP Free Entry March Madness Pick'em

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So you want to pick every game but not in a bracket format? Here it is - March Madness Pick'em.

This is our free entry pool. No prize on the line. Have some fun and compete for bragging rights. The rounds are the same as our survivor pools from the first Friday, March 19th, through to the Championship.

Feel free to join after the deadline. Enjoy the games!
Pool Comments · Comment Board
test1234 (Apr 6): Thanks Mike for organizing a great pool. Congrats Hubert, well done!
Mike (Apr 6): Nice job Hubert. 4 of 8 on the Sweet 16 was my undoing.
Mike (Mar 26): I feel now like I should have made these later round worth more. Live and learn
Mike (Mar 22): No, not for this one. First time doing this format so it is a trial run.
kingryguy (Mar 21): No prize pool for this ? or is there?
Mike (Mar 20): Rough first day! To find your second day picks, go to the overall results and then choose the round from the table heading.
Mike (Mar 9): Mike created the pool

Format · Pick the Winners Straight Up

  • For every game on the schedule, pick all of the teams you think will WIN their game
  • No point spread, pick the straight up winners
  • Earn one point for each correct pick
  • The schedule is broken up into daily rounds for Round 1 and Round 2
  • Points are tracked by round and overall

Rules Summary

Starting the first round of your pool, pick the team that will win its game straight up (no point spreads) for every game on March Madness tournament schedule.

If the team you picked wins, then you earn one point. If the team you picked loses or ties, then you earn zero points.

The pool is set to end after Championship of the tournament..

Points are tracked by round and overall for the season. The available rounds for March Madness Pick'em pools are as follows: First Round Thursday games, First Round Friday games, Second Round Saturday games, Second Round Sunday games, Sweet 16, Elite 8, Final Four and the National Championship game.

Important Points

Pick Deadlines

The final pick deadline for each round of the pool, all times Eastern, are as follows:

First Round Friday Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:15 pm
First Round Saturday Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:15 pm
Second Round Sunday Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:10 pm
Second Round Monday Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:10 pm
Sweet 16 Sat Mar 27, 2021 2:40 pm
Elite Eight Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:15 pm
Final Four Sat Apr 3, 2021 5:14 pm
These deadlines will be strictly enforced! There will be no exceptions for picks not being submitted on time.

Default Pick

There are no default picks assigned for this pool. If no picks are submitted prior to the deadline for some of all of the games that week, then the entry receives zero points for those games.

Alternate Pick Submission

If you are having difficulty submitting your pick online, then send the pick by email to Make sure to clearly state the name of the pool, your username, entry number, week of the pool and picks. The email must be received time stamped prior to the deadline and from the email account associated with your username.

We take no responsibility for email being delayed past the deadline or not being delivered. Everyone should use the online system to make their picks and only send an email in the case of an emergency.