Game over for this year! Prizes are being mailed out to winners at the end of April.
Thank you to everyone that is playing in this years milkweed seed and plant giveaway. I am really excited to say that registration numbers are higher then last year. With over 100 registrations this is a great event. A friend of the monarch will be shipping an asclepias physocarpus plant to the winner.
Note to contestants: Email subject was "Entry confirmation milkweed madness 2017" in case you want to go search for the email your received on March 17th.
The Elite Eight has been set! All eight who are in the Elite Eight are winners. Native milkweed seeds will be sent to you in April. Check your email for details. If you progress toward the championship round then your prizes will be compounded. That means even more native milkweed seeds in your mailbox. The champion will be eligible to receive a live milkweed plant.
The Sweet Sixteen have been set. Contestants whose milkweeds advance from the Sweet Sixteen to the Elite Eight will win native milkweed seeds. Elite Eight milkweeds will be updated at the end of the day on March 24th.
Bracket progress will refresh on March 17, 19, 24, & on April 4
Winners to be contacted via email by April 7th 2017
Winners announced on this site April 14th 2017
Winners milkweed ships on April 17th 2017
*Bracket last updated 17:00 on April 21, 2017 (subject to corrections)
Milkweed Madness 2017 will track the popular NCAA March Madness tournament. Milkweeds will progress through the brackets according to the teams they are mirroring in the real life tournament. Please keep in mind that the bracket presented on this site is in no way affiliated with the NCAA or any intellectual property associated with March Madness.