2023 RamNation Bracket Contest Sponsored by SCHEELS

SCHEELS - RamNation.comWelcome to the 2023 RamNation Bracket Contest, sponsored by SCHEELS!

We’re down to the Sweet 16; FCRam2 leads the way

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3/21/23–FCRam2 is the sole leader heading into the Sweet 16, with 35 total points so far. Four others are tied for second at 34 total points (russell80220, ElonMuskrat, ktap7, and Ktap7-2. A total of 32 other contestants are within five points of the lead. 

Good luck in the next round!

The champion will win a $225 gift card to SCHEELS, while second place will win $60. 

–Good SHEPHERD

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2022 Results

gRAMS10 wins the 2022 Bracket Contest thanks to the Kansas Jayhawks’ stunning second-half comeback over North Carolina 

Thus, gRAMS10, a long-time RamNationer and contest participant won the contest to earn the $200 gift card to SCHEELS, along with a filled growler with the beer of his choice from Mighty River Brewing Company. Ramalackin and Andrew Cuomo finished second- and third-place, respectively and each earned their own filled growlers from Mighty River. The final top 10 looked like this:

1)  gRAMS10 (41 points)
2) Andrew Cuomo (39)
3) Ramalackin (39)
4) RAM Texas (38)
5) Ramalambadingdong (38)
6) AshlynPRam (38)
7) jeppsonr (37)
8) durwardram (37)
9) GibbonJockey (37)
10) montanaram

For additional results, please check the 2022 contest home page.


2021 Results

Ramalambadingdong surges to the title on the strength of Baylor’s Championship win

Ramalambadingdong won the championship, the shopping spree to SCHEELS, as well as a free growler filled with the beer of his choice at Mighty River Brewing Company. Color2 and pccoit finished second and third and won a filled growler from Mighty River Brewing Company. The rest of the top 10, who all won free beer taster flights from Mighty River Brewing Company, was as follows:

  1. Ramalambadingdong (40 points)
  2. color2 (40)
  3. pccoit (40)
  4. TheFastForester (39)
  5. RamU23-3 (39)
  6. jjeppson (38)
  7. row19gopher (38)
  8. montanaram (38)
  9. Ramalambadingdong2 (37)
  10. FCRam2 (37)

For additional results, please check the 2021 contest home page.


2019 Results

ktap7 wins the title!

The two contestants who came out of the gates the hottest on the first Thursday/Friday of the NCAA Tournament led nearly wire to wire and finished first and second, respectively in the final standings of the RamNation March Madness Contest, sponsored by Rams Book Store. Ktap7 and bcongleton both recorded an amazing 27 points in the Round of 64 and stayed near the top of the leaderboard for the duration, despite having no teams in the Final Four. In the end, ktap7 won the title with 47 total points. He wins the $100 store credit to Rams Book Store. 

Bcongleton finished one point behind at 46 — tied with Rebelram and TheRealCSURamFan — but officially took the runner-up spot thanks to his tiebreaker guess of 157 total points in the National Championship game (actual total was 162). He earns the $50 store credit to Rams Book Store. Rebelram guessed 148, while  TheRealCSURamFan guessed 142, and thus, Rebelram took the third place spot and the $25 store credit. Had Texas Tech pulled out the victory in the National Championship, Rebelram would have been our champ. 

The top 10 standings looked like this:

  1. ktap7 (47)
  2. bcongleton (46)
  3. Rebelram (46)
  4. TheRealCSURamFan (46)
  5. RamStraight (45)
  6. tylergordon14 (45)
  7. Alpe (45)
  8. PeanutstheBulldog (45)
  9. jcl508 (44)
  10. sacRAMento (44)

For additional results, please check the 2019 contest home page.


 2018 Results

DRZRAM wins the title!

DRZRAM edged the field with 42 total contest points to pull out the title. He held on thanks to his one Final Four team, Michigan, playing in the National Championship game, as well as the strength of his early rounds. He collected 24 points (out of a possible 32) in the Round of 64, 10 points in the Round of 32, 4 points in the Sweet 16, and 3 in the Elite Eight.

He edged gRAMS10 and Carnero, who tied at 41 points, with gRAMS10 officially taking the runner-up spot thanks to his spot-on tiebreaker score of 141 total points in the National Championship game.

The final Top 10 looked like this:

  1. DRZRAM
  2. gRAMS10
  3. Carnero
  4. russell80220
  5. row19gopher
  6. CSGon
  7. JBla
  8. thosedernramz
  9. 72kram
  10. EvaJ

For full results, please check the 2018 contest home page.


2017 Results

Big Horned Sheep wins the title!

The top three winners: 

  1. Big Horned Sheep (145 points)
  2. Pau2000 (143)
  3. brett (127)

For full results, please check the 2017 contest home page.


2016 Results

The top three winners:

  1. Oswego ram
  2. Pau2000
  3. Yoderram

For full results, please check the 2016 contest home page.


2015 Results

The top three winners:

  1. Zjb58 (127 points)
  2. Rock n Ram (126)
  3. Hot In Cleveland (123)

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