Introducing theScore $100K Team Tourney Challenge!

- Leading sports app offers huge grand prize with unique bracket-picking contest for friends

TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) ("theScore") is giving sports fans a shot at a massive grand prize of $100,000 with an exciting new bracket-picking challenge during next month's men's college basketball championship tournament.

Launching soon exclusively on theScore app for iOS and Android, theScore $100K Team Tourney Challenge delivers the same bracket-picking fun as regular contests – but with a unique social twist.

Click to learn more about theScore $100K Team Tourney Challenge!

Like most bracket gameplay, players can create or join groups and compete against their friends to earn bragging rights by picking the winners from each round of the 63-game tournament. However, with theScore $100K Team Tourney Challenge, each group of friends will also compete as a team to play for the grand prize. At the end of the tournament, the team of friends with the highest average score walks away with $100,000.

What's more, there's also a prize of $25,000 for the best overall individual bracket, so all fans have something to play for - even if their group is tanking.

"theScore $100K Team Tourney Challenge is a first of its kind, combining the great bracket-picking fun that sports fans love at this time of year plus an exciting new social dimension. All this, plus a significant prize to be won," said John Levy, CEO and Founder of theScore. "Together with the excitement of competing with and against your friends, theScore app is the best place to make your picks this March."

Entrants will accumulate points for every successful prediction they make throughout the tournament, with the final score going towards their average group total and their own individual bracket.

theScore $100K Team Tourney Challenge officially launches soon. Terms and conditions will apply. Please review official contest rules before entering.

Click here for more information and to register your email so you're one of the first to know as soon as it goes live.

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About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to the sports content they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats, alerts and videos via emerging and established digital media platforms, including its mobile sports applications theScore and theScore esports, its web platforms theScore.com and thescoreesports.com and theScore Bot for Facebook Messenger and Kik Messenger.

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For further information: James Bigg, Sr. Manager, Communications, theScore, Inc., Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366, Email: james.bigg@thescore.com

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