Brackets for the Cure 2019

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Join the Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio Associate Council for the biggest March Madness event of the year, the 6th Annual Brackets for the Cure! Last year, the event raised over $8,000 to help fight breast cancer. This year, we hope to raise even more!

For each donation of $20, you can fill out a bracket for the NCAA® Men’s Basketball Tournament online (unlimited entries, as long as you make the $20 donation per bracket) and go head to head in the Komen NEO Bracketology game through CBS

First Place: $1000 Visa Gift Card – Jon Bierman
Second Place: $250 Visa Gift Card – Scott Sargent
Third Place: $100 Visa Gift Card – Kristen Cannon


To enter, follow these steps:

    1. If you are a returning player, you can return to the bracket manager here.  Just enter your ID and password in the boxes provided.  If you are a new player, begin here. Click on “REGISTER.”  Fill out the registration page.  If not automatically redirected to SGK’s bracket group, click here then click “JOIN GROUP”. If prompted, enter the pool Password “pinkpicks”.
    2. Fill out and submit your bracket anytime between Selection Sunday, March 17 and the start of the tournament on March 21.  The cutoff for submitting your bracket is March 21 at 11 am.
    3. “Activate” your bracket and make yourself eligible to win tournament prize money by clicking here and donating a minimum of $20 to aid in Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio’s mission to end breast cancer.  Your donation must be received by no later than Friday, March 29th to make your bracket eligible to win.

If you have any questions about the tournament or issues with the registration process, please contact Seth Linnick at

Thank you to our sponsors!

Slam Dunk Sponsor

Three Point Sponsors



Lay Up Sponsors


About the Associate Council

The Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio Associate Council is a new generation of young and aspiring professional men and women, engaged in a culture of philanthropy to support the fight to end breast cancer forever.

The Associate Council was launched in the Fall of 2013, to offer individuals between the ages of 21 and 40 a chance to socialize, network and make a significant impact in the community. The Associate Council is dedicated to the Komen vision of a world without breast cancer by promoting breast cancer awareness, providing volunteer support and raising funds through innovative programs. For more information please contact (216) 292-2873 or