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BigJohnsonSure, maybe your favorite college team won’t quite make it to a bowl game this year, though with 39 of them I can’t imagine how they could avoid it. In either case, you still can enter (and WIN) Kim’s

Big Johnson College Bowl Mania

This free contest involves choosing the winning team for each of the 39 (OMG!) upcoming college football bowl  games, to be played between Saturday, December 20 and Monday, January 12. All you have to do to win some crappy little prize is pick more winners than Kim, and judging from recent results that shouldn’t be very tough!

To win First Prize – A $200 Amazon Gift Card – you have to pick more winners than anyone in the Big Johnson group. (For the tiebreaker, if it’s needed, you have to guess the score of the College Football Playoff Championship game.)

Second Prize is a tin of Mrs. Hanes Moravian Sugar Crisp Cookies. Mmmmm . . .

Did I mention that it’s FREE ?!

You enter the contest by going to the ESPN website

ESPN College Bowl Mania

and following the instructions. Choose the “straight” mode, not the “confidence” mode. There is no cost – it’s free. You are welcome to invite your friends – any friend of yours is a friend of mine. If you don’t make your picks when you sign up, I suggest you also allow ESPN to send you a reminder about your picks. Also, I will be sending updates to participants, so be sure you actually look at whatever email address you use to sign up.

To join the Big Johnson group – after you submit your entry settings, click on the link Create Or Join A Group. (It might be under the rightmost tab next to the Facebook friends tab.) Search for the group named Big Johnson, and join the group using the password, “kimsentme“. You can join the group as soon as you create your entry – you don’t have to make any picks first. Let me know if you have any problems getting into the group. Only one entry allowed per person in the Big Johnson, though you can certainly create other entries for other groups.

Register and submit your entry no later than the first kickoff of the first games of the college football bowl  season (Saturday, December 20, 11:00 AM EST) at which point the game will lock and no additional picks can be made. If you change your mind about a game, you can go back and change your picks until the first game starts.

There is a wrinkle this year due to the introduction of the College Football Playoff. Since you don’t know which specific teams will be in the championship game, you have to decide by December 20 if the winner of the January 1 Rose Bowl game (Oregon or Florida State) will win or lose to the winner of the Sugar Bowl game (Alabama or Ohio State). Fortunately you can always flip a coin.

Thanks for playing, and happy holidays!

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And The Winner Is . . .

January 14, 2014

BigJohnsonMichael Kagan of New York, NY was the big winner of the Kindle Fire HDX in this year’s Big Johnson College Bowl Mania sponsored by KimSellsNova!

Second prize, the tin of Mrs Hanes Moravian Sugar Cookies, went to Carson Saldivar of Austin, TX.

And FIFTY others kicked my butt to win a $5 Amazon gift certificate.

See you all in March for Kim’s Big Johnson Co-ed College Basketball Extravaganza! SigFirstBlue

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Sure, maybe your favorite college team won’t quite make it to a bowl game this year. But you still can enter (and WIN) Kim’s

 

Big Johnson College Bowl Mania

This free contest involves choosing the winning team for each of the 35 upcoming college football bowl games, to be played between Saturday, December 21 and Monday, January 6. All you have to do to win some crappy little prize is pick more winners than Kim, and judging from recent results that shouldn’t be very tough! For the tiebreaker, you have to guess the score of the BCS Championship game. (And wish a final good riddance to the BCS!)

To win First Prize – a Kindle Fire HDX (that’s right, HDX this year!) – you have to pick more winners than anyone in the Big Johnson group. Second Prize is a tin of Mrs. Hanes Moravian Sugar Crisp Cookies. Mmmmmmm . . . 

Did I mention that it’s FREE ?!

You enter the contest by going to the ESPN website

 ESPN College Bowl Mania

and following the instructions. Choose the “straight” mode, not the “confidence” mode. There is no cost – it’s free. You are welcome to invite your friends – any friend of yours is a friend of mine. If you don’t make your picks when you sign up, I suggest you also allow ESPN to send you a reminder about your picks.

To join the Big Johnson group – after you submit your entry settings, click on the link Create Or Join A Group. (It might be under the rightmost tab next to the Facebook friends tab.) Search for the group named Big Johnson, and join the group using the password, “kimsentme“. You can join the group as soon as you create your entry – you don’t have to make any picks first. Let me know if you have any problems getting into the group. Only one entry allowed per person in the Big Johnson!

Register and submit your entry no later than the first kickoff of the first games of the college football bowl season (Saturday, December 21, 2:00 PM EST) at which point the game will lock and no additional picks can be made. If you change your mind about a game, you can go back and change your picks until the first game starts.

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Big Johnson Still Open!

December 18, 2012

We have 74 entries so far. I’m sure some of you forgot to do your entry, or created one but forgot to enter it into the Big Johnson group. ANNOUNCEMENT:  THE BIG JOHNSON CAN STILL BE ENTERED! If you already have an ESPN entry, put it in the Big Johnson group. There have only been […]

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Enter The Big Johnson College Bowl Mania – Win A Kindle Fire!

November 29, 2012

Sure, maybe your favorite college team won’t quite make it to a bowl game this year. But you still can enter (and WIN) Kim’s   Big Johnson College Bowl Mania This free contest involves choosing the winning team for each of the 35 upcoming college football bowl games, to be played between Saturday, December 15 and Monday, January 7. All you have to […]

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