Scoring in Tourney Pick'em
In Tourney Pick'em, you get points for correctly picking the winners of each NCAA tournament matchup.
To keep things really interesting, the points for each correct pick double after each round.
|Default Scoring (Points by Round)|
|Round||Points Per Correct Pick||Points Possible||Best Possible Score
|Round of 64||1 point||32 points||32 points|
|Round of 32||2 points||32 points||64 points|
|Sweet 16||4 points||32 points||96 points|
|Elite Eight||8 points||32 points||128 points|
|Final Four||16 points||32 points||160 points|
|Championship||32 points||32 points||192 points|
Commissioner control over scoring
Keep in mind, commissioners have the power to change the points awarded for correct picks, or even award upset bonus points for correctly picking lower-seeded teams!
- Upset Pick Bonus - A flat bonus amount is awarded for correctly picking upsets, and commissioners can change the bonus value on a round-by-round basis.
- Seed Difference Bonus - A dynamic bonus amount is awarded for correctly picking upsets, based on the difference in seeds and the round. For example, if you correctly pick a 10-seed to beat a 6-seed in the round of 32 (which has a hypothetical round multiplier of 3), you'd be awarded 12 bonus points. [(10 - 6) * 3 = 12]
|Other Scoring Systems||Points per correct pick
|Early Upsets||(Fibonacci with early round upset bonus)|
|Seed Bonus||(Default with seed difference upset bonus)|
Custom scoring examples
Here are a couple of scoring customizations to get your creative juices flowing.
Progressive scoring with a custom Progressive Upset Pick bonus
Big points with Seed Difference bonus
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