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It’s Time for Some March Madness!

Join the Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio Associate Council for their biggest event of the year, the 5th Annual Brackets for the Cure! Last year, the event raised over $10,000 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 Make your tournament picks and submit your bracket between March 11 and March 15 at 11 a.m.

First Prize: $1000 Visa Gift Card
Second Prize: $250 Visa Gift Card
Third Prize: $100 Visa Gift Card

To enter, follow these steps:

1. If you are a returning player, you can return to the bracket manager group here.  Just enter your ID and password in the boxes provided.  If you have forgotten either, use the “Forgot your ID” and “Forgot your Password” links below the sign-in button.

If you are a new player, begin here.  Click below the sign-in button on “Don’t have an ID?  Register!”  Then, fill out the Registration page and click “Register.”  Next, enter the pool Password “pinkpicks”.

2. Fill out and submit your bracket any time between Selection Sunday, March 11, and the start of the tournament on March 15. The cutoff for submitting your bracket is March 15 at 11am.

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 23 to make your bracket eligible to win.

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

Presenting Sponsor

Slam Dunk Sponsors

Three Point Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, click here.

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