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2019 Rolfing Book Madness

Round 2 Voting Now Open!

Current Standings

Rank Name Points
1 Amanda Juhlin 27
2 Sabrina Porteous 25
3 Becky Frank 24
3 Nathan Thebarge 24
5 Jodi Craiglow 23
5 Ralph Sweatte 23
5 Hope Mozo 23
8 Kayla Stacy 22
9 Noah Baldado 21
9 Logan Esposito 21
9 Rebecca Engelhardt 21
9 Denise Past 21
13 Esther Lang 20
13 Jenna Metcalfe 20
13 Gretchyn Gordon 20
16 Matthew Saunders 19
16 Eric Anthony 19
16 Tom Seckler 19
16 Timmy Yesudasan 19
16 Jana Holiday 19
21 Miranda Barton 18
21 David Ford 18
21 David Bordy 18
21 Danielle Moritz 18
21 Madeline Brooks 18
26 Johny Sherwood 17
27 Roy McDaniel 15
28 Isaiah Jeong 14
28 Isaac Harden 14

2019 Rolfing Book Madness Rules

1. Brackets must be submitted before 11:59 PM (CDT) Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

  • Bracket entry forms may be obtained from the Circulation Desk or through the Rolfing Library website. 
  • Bracket entry forms may be submitted in person to the Circulation Desk or via email attachment to rfrank@tiu.edu.
    • One bracket per person may be submitted for official use in the Book Madness contest.
    • Anyone may submit a bracket. Only members of the TIU community with an @tiu.edu email address are eligible to win the $25 Amazon gift card.

2. All bracket entries must contain the participant’s name and email address. Each bracket must be stamped and signed by a library staff member in order to be considered a valid entry.

3. Voting will take place according to the following schedule:

  • Round 1: Wednesday, 3/13 – Sunday, 3/17
  • Round 2: Wednesday, 3/20 – Sunday, 3/24
  • Round 3: Tuesday, 3/26 – Wednesday, 3/27
  • Round 4: Friday, 3/29 – Sunday, 3/31
  • Round 5 (Final Four): Tuesday, 4/2 – Wednesday, 4/3
  • Round 6 (Championship): Friday, 4/5 – Sunday, 4/7

4. The winning bracket is defined as the bracket that scores the highest number of points. Points are awarded for each correct match up per round.

  • Round 1 = 1 point each
  • Round 2 = 2 points each
  • Round 3 = 4 points each
  • Round 4 = 8 points each
  • Round 5 = 16 points each
  • Round 6 = 32 points

5. Voting for each round is open to anyone, even if a bracket was not submitted. 

6. The winning book and bracket will be announced Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

7. The winner will be notified via email Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The prize ($25 gift card to Amazon) will be emailed to the winner at the email address provided. 

8. Rolfing Library's decision on all issues will be final.

Your Librarian

Librarian

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Nathan Thebarge
Contact:
E-mail - nmthebarge@tiu.edu
847-317-4008