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2019 Rolfing Book Madness

Book Madness 2019 Winner!

Final Rankings

Rank Name Points
1 Craiglow, Jodi 139
2 Thebarge. Nathan 120
3 Gordon, Gretchyn 78
4 Baldado, Noah 73
5 Frank, Becky 68
6 Esposito, Logan 67
7 Porteous, Sabrina 65
8 Juhlin, Amanda 63
9 Saunders, Matthew 61
10 Lang, Esther 60
11 Engelhardt, Rebecca 59
12 Ford, David 50
13 Sherwood, Johny 49
13 Sweatte, Ralph 49
13 Past, Denise 49
16 Brooks, Madeline 48
17 Metcalfe, Jenna 44
18 Seckler, Tom 43
19 Stacy, Kayla 42
19 Barton, Miranda 42
19 Bordy, David 42
22 Holiday, Jana 41
23 Yesudasan, Timmy 37
24 Mozo, Hope 33
25 Moritz, Danielle 30
26 McDaniel, Roy 29
26 Anthony, Eric 29
28 Jeong, Isaiah 22
28 Harden, Isaac 22

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