Here we are. After 4 rounds. the finals to the the 3rd Annual Mascot Madness competition are here. This is the chance for YOU, the students, alumni, and fans to decide who SUNY’s favorite campus mascot is! We started with a total of 40 mascots from across New York State in the running to win the coveted title. They were each randomly placed into 4 SUNY regions and ranked by the number of athletic teams each mascot represents, which determined which mascots competed against each other in each round. Now we are down to two: Red the Dragon from SUNY Oneonta and Baxter Bearcat from Binghamton University.
The finals begin at 12:00 on Friday, April 3, and end at 4:00 on Wednesday, April 8. The contests in the final four were extremely close, as they were in the other rounds. All votes were thoroughly reviewed and verified, in which the initial results were made more clear by removing excess repeat votes from the logs. The results show us how the fans of these mascots gathered in support for their favorite.
So now that we are at the end, who will emerge as the victor? Can Baxter reclaim the title? Can Red become the latest newcomer to the winners group? Only you can decide. Vote below!
* Voting for the 2015 Mascot Madness tournament will be conducted with additional verification this year. Each voter will need to supply an email address with which they will be sent a confirmation email to submit their votes. This will allow the voting to be reviewed for consistency in a much more direct way. All votes will be limited to one per day, after which a user can resubmit a new vote in the same game again. At the end of each round, a an email will be selected as a winner of a prize from their school as thanks for participation. Email addresses will not be used for marketing or addition to any mailing lists and will be deleted at the conclusion of the tournament.
The finals for 2015 Mascot Madness start on Friday April 3 at 12:00 and end on Wednesday April 8 at 4:00. And there is a bonus vote option here in the finals. Every 1 Twitter “share” from this page that brings an additional supporter to Mascot Madness via the link inside will add 1 bonus point! Bonus totals will be added to the final vote counts after the round is complete to help us settle the winner.
Meet the Mascots:
4/8/15 Bonus Votes: 790
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Binghamton University – Baxter[/popup]
4/8/15 Bonus Votes: 919
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SUNY Oneonta – Red the Dragon[/popup]
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