2010/2011 NFL Playoffs Picks and Predictions Contest: Wild Card Round 1

by Steve Tomassetti on January 6, 2011

You’ve read, agreed and disagreed with our picks all season long, now it’s your turn to make your 2010/2011 NFL Playoff picks and predictions. What’s on the line? A DVD prize pack for the winner of each round and a $100 gift card to Amazon.com for the grand prize winner.

To enter your picks, simply fill out the form below. Start with your Wildcard Weekend picks and move on up to the Superbowl, including your predicted combined score. All you have to do is pick the winners of each round, do not worry about who you think they will be playing.

Here’s the twist… you’re going to get to re-pick the rest of the playoffs after each round. After the playoffs are complete, we’ll calculate each of your three pick sets and award the highest point total for each round the DVD prize. Then we’ll add up all three of the entries for the entire playoffs and the entrant with the highest point total wins the $100 gift card. See below for how each game will be scored and how tie-breakers will be handled.

The point breakdown per correct pick is as follows:
Wild Card (First) round: 2 points
Divisional (Second) Round: 4 points
Conference Championships: 8 points
Superbowl: 16 points

To assist you in your selections, here are the first round contests:

AFC:
Baltimore Ravens (5) at Kansas City Chiefs (4)
Sunday 1/9 – 1:00pm
New York Jets (6) at Indianapolis Colts (3) Saturday 1/8 – 8:00pm

NFC:
New Orleans Saints (5) at Seattle Seahawks (4)
Saturday 1/8 – 4:30pm
Green Bay Packers (6) at Philadelphia Eagles (3) Sunday 1/9 – 4:30pm

In the second round of the AFC playoffs, the lowest seed to emerge victorious in the first weekend will play the New England Patriots (1), the higher seed will play the Pittsburgh Steelers (2). The seeds are listed next to the team names above.

In the second round of the NFC playoffs, the lowest seed to emerge victorious in the first weekend will play the Atlanta Falcons (1), the higher seed will play the Chicago Bears (2). The seeds are listed next to the team names above.

You’ll have to figure out the rest from there on your own. The rest of the contest rules are below. Good Luck! Enter your picks in the form below. For a sample of the completed form, click here. If you would like a copy of your entry emailed to you, make sure you check the “CC” box at the bottom of the form.

The entry period has closed for round 1. Check the homepage on Monday to start entering your picks for the second round of the contest!

Contest Rules:
Entering the giveaway is simple, completely fill out the form above including your name and email address.

This contest is open to all residents of the United States, and will close on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 4:30 pm EST. (Kickoff of the first playoff game)

You can only enter this contest round once per person per email address. Multiple members of one household may enter with separate email addresses.

The winner will be notified via e-mail. Ties will be broken by selecting one winner at random from all winning entries. The winner MUST respond within 1 week of being notified or their prize will be given to the next runner-up. Upon award of the grand prize, the winner will be mailed $100 in gift cards. Multiple entries by any entrant will result in disqualification. The TMR Zoo will not be responsible for lost or missing mail. Good luck!!

Visit our main contest page to see all active contests running at the Zoo.

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