2023 Battle of the Brackets: How to enter our contest

Submit your NCAA Tournament bracket picks for the chance to score local prizes

College basketball tournament season is so close, and it’s the time of the year when one underdog and upset will be the demise of your 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket.

But if you make the right moves in your game picks, you could win big in the 2023 Battle of the Brackets — a free contest hosted by the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News. Pick the winner of every game of the NCAA Tournament to score $300 of Visa gift cards provided by local businesses.

The 2023 Battle of the Brackets will begin on Sunday, March 12, and will officially kick off after the tournament lineup of games is announced at 6 p.m. on Selection Sunday. Simply input your picks into the online bracket tool that will appear below. All picks must be submitted before the first round of tournament games begins on March 16.

Whether you spend hours researching the stats or let the flip of a coin decide your winner, enter your picks and sit back to watch the madness unfold. Challenge your office mates, friends, or family to submit their own picks and see who comes out on top.

The contest is free, with no purchase necessary.