Welcome to Global March Book Madness 2022!!!
Updates... coming soon!
A tradition since 2014 that began in Grand Island Nebraska by Nate Balcom. Students from around the world nominate books which are pitted against each other in duels until a champion is crowned! Our goal is to share and foster a life-long passion for reading!
So far, teachers, librarians, and parents have registered from:
Photos from Global March Book Madness 2021
How to vote in Global March Book Madness:
In the News:
Global March Book Madness has been featured in the news several times. It wouldn't be newsworthy without all of you participating! Thank you!
2020 Front Page Article from the local newspaper: Students choose favorite books as part of Global March Book Madness
2020 Grand Island Independent Newspaper Video: Global March Book Madness
December 1st 2021 - February 1st, 2022 - Books nominated by students/teachers.
February 2nd - 28th, 2022 - Brackets assembled and students make predictions.
March 1st - 11th, 2022 - Voting on the Round of 64
March 14th - 18th 2022 - Voting on the Round of 32
March 21st - 25th, 2022 - Voting on the Sweet 16
March 28th - April 21st 2022 - Voting on Elite 8
April 4th - April 8th 2022 - Voting on Final Four
April 11th - 13th, 2022 - Voting on Championship Match