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Play ESPN's 2019 Tournament Challenge!

By Jim Donnelly | Mar 15th, 2019

The #1 bracket app is back and better than ever for the 2019 NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament! Compete against friends, ESPN personalities and celebrities to see who finishes with the best bracket and hoops-bragging glory for the NCAA Tournament. ESPN Tournament Challenge is free and gives you a chance to win over $20,000 in prizes and a trip to Hawaii for the 2019 Maui Jim Maui Invitational basketball tournament.

Basket & Brackets - Create up to 25 brackets and enter each bracket in up to 10 different groups to play against friends, celebrities, ESPN personalities, and fans across the nation. The more brackets you fill out, the greater your chances to win!

Tips & Tricks - Fill out your bracket in seconds by auto-filling with top seeds, ESPN's Basketball Power Index (BPI) formula, pick random teams. Or import your bracket, change the champion, and submit another bracket! Get some tips on how to fill out an NCAA bracket.

Stay on top  - Get insights on each matchup to make informed picks, including season and historical performance information for each team and video previews for each game of the tournament.

Bracketcast - Once the tournament games start, follow the action live in Bracketcast, ESPN's one-of-a-kind live scoring experience for brackets to track upsets and underdogs and see how they impact your performance.

Bracket Busted? - Everyone deserves a second chance. Play Tournament Challenge Second Chance and fill out up to 25 Sweet 16 brackets!

Access Women's Tournament Challenge, Tournament Challenge Second Chance, and the ESPN Fantasy App from the 'More Games' tab to play all tournament long.

Let the madness begin!

  • Sign up at espn.com/bracket or download the ESPN Tournament Challenge app.
  • Fill out your brackets starting Sunday, March 17th until Thursday, March 21st when entries lock.
  • Play with friends and family, compete against celebrities or ESPN personalities.  
  • View your picks and track your brackets including your max possible score for each bracket right from the home screen.  
  • Share your Tournament Challenge group or your hoops-bragging glory on social.

For full details on how to play, please visit espn.com/bracket.

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