World’s Easiest Bracket Challenge

Good luck to our contestants below as they could win a $500 Gift Certificate from Good Guys Garage. If their team wins, they win!

Registration is closed but this is how it works: We make it easy. You don’t even need to know anything about Basketball. Registrations are open online  from March 4 to March 15 at midnight, 2019. Or participant can register at WQIO Studios 17421 Coshocton Ave, Mt Vernon, Ohio.  On March 18 we may draw your name and randomly match it to the 64 NCAA Basketball teams that are in the Big Dance. If your team makes it to the final four you will win Certificates to Buffalo Wild Wings. If your team wins the whole thing then you will win $500 Gift Certificate from Good Guys Garage So good luck and sign up!

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Grand Prize: $500 Gift Certificate from Good Guys Garage

Final Four Prizes: $20 Buffalo Wild Wings Certificates

Thanks to everyone who entered! Here’s the list of names and their paired teams!

Thanks to everyone who entered! Here’s the list of names and their paired teams!

Championship Game

David Grubaugh (MV) – Virginia
Randy Hart (MV) – Texas Tech


Collette Hart (MV) – DUKE
Michael Dorr (Ash) – NDSU
Dan Neighbarger (How) – VCU
Kyle Martin (MV) – UCF
William Smith (Fred) – Miss State
Cindy Weston (Card) – Liberty
Ed Harris (MV) – Virginia Tech
Dan Lewis (Utica) – St Louis
Dawn McCament (MV) – Maryland
Laurie Evans (MV) – Belmont/Temple
Wayne Spray (MV) – LSU
Lee Hull (Lex) – Yale
Glenn VanHouten Jr (MV) – Louisville
Henry Allen (MV) – Minnesota
Hillary Chapman (Tiffin) – Mich St.
Joshua G. Collins (BL) – Bradley


Tina Sgaffer (MV) – Gonzaga
Rachel Davis (MV) – FDU/PV A&M
Thomas Evans (MV) – Syracuse
Mary Spence (Fred) -Baylor
Russell Watts (Butler) – Marquette
April Hull (MV) – Murray State
Maria Atherton (MV) – Florida St.
Larry Gibbs (How) – Vermont
Edward W. Smith (Utica) – Buffalo
Brenda Payne (MV) – St. Johns
Randy Hart (MV) – Texas Tech
Gloria Flynn (Bell) – N. Kentucky
Mary C. Smith (CB) – Florida
Ronda Ann Harp (Bell) – Nevada
Carl Kochendorfer (Nwk) – Michigan
Nick Bradley (Nwk) – Montana


David Grubaugh (MV) – Virginia
Karen Miller (MB) – Gardner-Webb
Pam Jewell (Nwk) – Ole Miss
John Black (Dres) – Oklahoma
Debbie Gonzales (Dan) – Wisconsin
Melissa Kirkman (MV) – Oregon
Mike Spray (Fred) – Kansas State
David Evans (Jtown) – UC Irvine
Bart Hustack (LV) -Villanova
 Ty Ferguson (MV) – Saint Marys
Christopher Remy (Lex) – Purdue
Cresta Marshall (Rey) -Old Dominion
Patricia Henry (St.L) – Cincinnati
Heather Mercer (Frazeys) – Iowa
Jack Peck (Nwk) – Tennessee
Scott Thompson (MV) – Colgate


Stephen Frischen (Cosh) – UNC
Deb Smith (How) – Iona
RoseMary Helmick (Fred) – Utah St
Angela Harris (MV) – Washington
Steven Heeter (Fred) – Auburn
Cassidy Goble (Fred) -New Mexico St
Luke Evans (MV) – Kansas
Melissa Duncan(Dan) – Northeastern
Rich Nichols (MV) – Iowa St
Nick Neighbarger (MV) – OSU
Desmond Wall (MV) – Houston
Scott Mast (Fred) – Georgia State
Ron Winget (Fred) – Wofford
Marilyn Roberts(Fred) – Seaton Hall
Brandon Berger (Dan) -Kentucky
Rosana Remy – Abilene Christian
  1. All General Rules apply with exception to specific listings below.
  2. Registration Begins 03/04/19 and Ends 5PM on 03/15/19
  3. Contest beings with the first play in games on 03/19/19
  4. Eligibility
    1. Must be 18 or older
    2. Open only to residents of Ohio
    3. Employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives and their immediate family members of the Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and other employees of other media are ineligible.
  5. How to Play
    1. Register Name, Age, City, and Phone Number via website or in person at the WQIO studios at 17421 Coshocton, Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
    2. No purchase is necessary to enter
  6. Winners
    1. Winner is responsible to pick up prize within 10 days of the winning date during regular business hours or forfeit the prize. Monday through Friday. 9am – 4pm EST
    2. Final four participants will be each awarded certificates to Buffalo Wild Wings (20 dollars per entry)
    3. There will only be one Grand Prize winner.
  7. Prizes:
    1. 500 dollar gift certificate towards the purchase of 4 tires from Good Guys Garage in Newark (winner to specify size of tires)
    2. Good Guys Garage in Newark rules and specifations apply including warranty, road damage, tire disposal and applicable fees
    3. All prizes good for time specified on winners certificates, set by the sponsor. Some restrictions may apply.
    4. Winner is responsible for working out details with the prize sponsors when applicable.
  8. Conditions
    1. Liability Disclaimer:
      1. Sponsor and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents and representatives of Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising for and promotion agencies are not responsible for and shall not be liable for (1 ) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (2) any conditions caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor which may cause a disruption or corruption in the contest; (3) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or from participation in the contest; or (4) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the contest.
      2. By playing the contest, participants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges shall be final.
  9. If a team is disqualified from competition, the player partnered with that team will also be disqualified from tournament
  1. All federal, state, and local laws apply.
  2. Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of each winner.
  3. The Station reserves the right to disqualify any entry of a participant who violates the official rules.
  • Station reserves right to adjust or change rules at anytime without notice.