Book Madness Rules

Welcome to UW-Madison Libraries 4th annual #UWBookMadness!

  • Deadline to submit brackets is 11:59 pm on March 15th, 2016.
  • Printed brackets should be filled out and submitted to a participating location (see below).
  • Brackets can also be sent via email to or via snail mail to

UW Book Madness
Room 369 Memorial Library
728 State Street
Madison, WI 53706

  • Mailed submissions must be postmarked by March 15, 2016
  • One submission per person.
  • Voting will begin March 17th.
  • UW-Madison Library staff cannot win a prize.

Participating Locations

Your Contact Information

  • Include a name and method of contact, just in case you win the prize.
  • An email address or Twitter handle would be ideal.
  • This information will be kept confidential.
  • Share your Twitter handle and we may tweet updates to you.


  • Round 1: 1 pt per correct pick
  • Round 2: 2 pts per correct pick
  • Round 3: 4 pts per correct pick
  • Round 4: 8 pts per correct pick
  • Round 5: 16 pts per correct pick
  • Championship Round: 32 pts per correct pick


  • Pride, obviously, but the top scorer will receive a gift certificate.
  • Library academic and classified staff are not eligible for the prize. Library student staff are eligible.

**UW-Madison Libraries’ decision on all issues will be final.**

Good luck to everyone!

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