DICK’S Sporting Items Groups Up with Simply Ladies’s Sports activities for $150,000 Bracket Problem Prize, Largest Ever for Ladies’s School Basketball

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NEW YORK and PITTSBURGH, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Just Women’s Sports (JWS), the leading multimedia platform dedicated exclusively to women’s sports, is partnering with DICK’S Sporting Goods to present the award $150,000 to the winner of the 2022 Just Women’s Sports x DICK’S Bracket Challenge, the largest first-place prize ever awarded in women’s college basketball.

Starting today, fans can register to participate on the JWS website. At Sunday March 13th, fans can start filling out their choices once the tournament teams have been named. The brackets are closed Friday March 18th at 12:00 p.m. EDT. In addition to the main prize $250 DICK’S vouchers will be awarded for places two to eleven.

“We are very excited to be partnering with DICK’S Sporting Goods for our first-ever Bracket Challenge,” he said Haley RosenFounder and CEO of Only women Sports. “It’s been a great year for women’s college basketball, and together with DICK’S, we’re offering fans a competitive experience that lives up to the hype on the court with a chance to win record-breaking monies.”

“We hope to generate record levels of interest from teams and athletes with this promotion and can’t wait to see how brackets pan out this year,” he said Melissa Christian, Vice President of Global Brand and Category Marketing for DICK’S Sporting Goods. “We are fired up for a partnership with Only women Sports to create a special experience for women’s basketball fans.”

JWS Bracket Challenge details
The 68-team Bracket Challenge offers fans an accessible and exciting destination with news and analysis to make predictions and compete among friends. Additionally, fans can visit the JWS website to follow a lineup of all-star athletes as they try to get away with a perfect bracket.

For full contest rules go to https://justwomenssports.com/BracketChallengeRules

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About Only women sports inc
Only women Sports Inc. is a digital-first consumer media brand 100% dedicated to women’s sports. JWS offers fans everything they need to see and know about podcasts, social media and editorial content in the world of women’s sports. The original program includes the podcast hosted by Just Women’s Sports Podcast Kelley O’HaraNETLIFE hosted by Dawn StaleySnacks hosted by Lynne Williams and Sam MewisOff the ball with Ali RileyPro to Pro with Danielle Kang and Tisha AlynBest Seat in the House and Tea with A & Phee hosted by A’ja Wilson and Napheesa Collier.

Only women Sports is redefining women’s sports coverage for the modern fan, with an approach built on access, consistency and depth. After launching in 2020, JWS is now generating 20 million impressions per month. JWS closed a seed funding round in Q2’21 raised by institutional investors Will Ventures, Thirty Five Ventures, DRIVE by DraftKings, Little PerkinsOvo Fund and Supernode Global, and sports investors Arike Ogunbowale, Elena Delle Donne, Hillary Knight, Kelley O’Hara, Sam Mewisand Kevin Durant.

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About DICK’S sporting goods
DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) inspires confidence and excitement by personally outfitting all athletes so they can achieve their dreams. Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, the leading omnichannel retailer, serves athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in more than 850 DICK’S sporting goods, Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, Public Lands, Going Going Gone! and warehouse sale stores, online and via the DICK’S mobile app. DICK’S also owns and operates DICK’S House of Sport and Golf Galaxy Performance Center and GameChanger, a mobile youth sports app for scheduling, communication, live scores and video streaming.

Driven by his belief that sport makes people better, DICK’S has long been an advocate for youth sports and, along with his foundation, has donated millions of dollars to support under-resourced teams and athletes through the Sports Matter program and other community-based initiatives. For more information about DICK’s business, corporate giving, sustainability efforts and employment opportunities, visit dicks.com, investors.dicks.com, sportsmatter.org, dickssportinggoods.jobs, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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