On Campus Sports Launches Final Four Challenge
LEXINGTON, Ky., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — On Campus Sports Network, the fastest-growing provider of college sports covered by college journalists, today announced the launch of their $2500 Final Four Challenge. A simple and fun alternative to traditional brackets, the Final Four Challenge lets fans predict the 2012 NCAA Men’s Final Four teams, who will play for the national title, and the eventual national champion. The eligible fan with the highest point total will win $1000.
The fan with a perfect score wins the bonus “Perfect Challenge,” and On Campus Sports will add a $1500 bonus, bringing the total prize amount to $2500.
“Every fan of college basketball will tell you that March is the most exciting month of the year,” said Rayo Nulsen, CEO of the On Campus Sports Network. “Everyone fills out a traditional tourney bracket, but we wanted to give all college hoops fans one more reason to love March.”
The OCS Final Four Challenge is open to all registered members of OnCampusSports.com. It’s free to register at www.OnCampusSports.com/login. Registration ends at noon ET on Thursday, March 15. To learn more about The On Campus Sports Final Four Challenge, including complete rules and terms & conditions, go to http://OnCampusSports.com/2012/03/2500-final-4-challenge/
Reader’s Choice Award
OnCampusSports.com was named one of three finalists for the 2012 About.com Reader’s Choice Award for best Web site by college students for college students.
The About.com Reader’s Choice Awards are annual awards chosen by readers that recognize the best of the best. The award for Best Web site for College Students by College Students is meant to recognize the best college journalists writing about college that is available online.
As of this publication, OnCampusSports.com leads the poll with 64 percent of the votes.
More than 70 college students currently produce content for On Campus Sports, forming the largest staff of college student sports journalists available anywhere. On Campus Sports CEO Rayo Nulsen expects that number to reach 300 student journalists by the end of 2012.
“Our university partners are tremendous advocates,” said Nulsen. “English, Journalism, and Communication department leaders are encouraging students to join our team, and the Media Relations Directors in the athletic offices have been great partners, providing unparalleled access for our writers. Our list of partner colleges is growing rapidly, and we expect to exponentially grow the number of students on our team by college football season.”
About On Campus Sports Network
On Campus Sports (www.OnCampusSports.com) is the leader in providing comprehensive media and interactive coverage of collegiate athletics, spanning all divisions, all sports, and all covered by college students.
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