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We Want Your Picks: Pick 256 Challenge Results & Leaderboard

Don't forget to submit your picks for our Pick 256 Challenge before the Cowboys kick the crap out of the Bears on Thursday night.

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Pick 256 is a season-long contest in which BTB members and readers get to pick the straight-up winners for all games each week.

Don't be a chicken. Click on the link below and get your picks in before Week 14 kicks off on Thursday night.

If the link doesn't work for some reason, here's an alternative link that always works

Alternative Pick 256 Entry Form

Week 13 Results

Top Finishers

You can find a full list of all results later today in a FanPost by BTB-member Hookerhome, so we'll just give you the toplines here. Five participants had 13 correct picks, nine got 12 picks right, which is one better than the consensus pick. Here are the Week 13 winners in alphabetical order:

  • 13 - chappycav, codydoser, dentltek, Oldeschool, Tr1v1al
  • 12 - bandoozle, Benthere, BOWAC1, braininahat, Bvanzanman, cap2vator, hedgeman77, KRO, Lcdano24, Millard Fillmore, NutriaBoudin, Smax17177, StarloverinWNC, T Zig, westmodelmarket
  • 11 - 51 participants had 11 correct picks.

Season Ranking

With two successive weeks of strong results, some of our panelists have moved around the leaderboard quite significantly - in both directions. Here's what the top of our season leaderboard looks like:

Pick 256 Leaderboard
Correct Picks
Regular Participants
138 Jebediah Flibberbrush - -
133 boys.camncrew, Dcowboy, revellyre - -
132 braininahat, LoboTX, Prfbrain - -
131 aaa61aaa Becho*
130 Florida dodger, Jeff Landrith, Pagrebo angie'sdad*, FANSINCESB5*, GalTex*
129 - - couboy12*, fs65*
128 cowboy1966, Mighty Blue Star, Rajohnnn, Spaceball, Specific, UTCowboy, Wildhair, Yellowbeard - -
127 CowboysWin, KRO, NorthStar99, Oldboysfan - -
126 Chuck Sisco, ginge159, JayRosser27, jtiddahr, mfoster, NutriaBoudin, Vancity Cowboy, yushay bohra Buckywaters*, kat31*, Realist Larry*, Lcdano24***, since '66***, milehightexan***
125 BigDFanSince77, Bvanzanman, KETHRY1313, Roun2It, rptril, Starmesh23, THEGALLOPINGPOLISHMAN, Zubius Canadian Cowboy_74*, cap2vator**, CowboysFan_Nepal**, Daledoe**, Trent Schoneweis*, Useful_Idiot_**
124 cwby4lf, Edward Colon, lonewolfz28, MIllard Fillmore, pugbuddy, StarloverinWNC Benthere*, Cowboy Joe**, mikerz7777**, NYHorn***, strobman***
123 cleanpants, jamesvb, JDobermans, Lajitas Lava, mbraunginn, qcisco, Rathos, Shadowcat, wittenfan Aggie Man*, blue & silver*, cowboyofthenorth*, dandeogden*, Dealataunt*, demon_hoya14**, rhbgsherb**, Rohpuri**
122 1038games, dentltek, MUTTS, NCHeelsBoysFan, YumaCactus BOWAC1*, codydoser*, DocOcho*, max2*, Mike Easter*, Morgan460*, Normrock*, nreyesjr02*, Paul Schork*, Rdbull1*, Tallgrass Prairie*, Tennessee_Jed*, Vector_41*, oddsbettor**
121 Chappycav, Lrogue, lucke, San Antonio Al wakemeupbeforeuromo*, CTREALDEAL**, Jockmeister**, HePuntsHeScores***, Joekuh***, Tr1v1aL***
"Regulars" are participants who haven't missed a single week in our challenge, "Part-Timers" received one or more freebies (as denoted by the asterisks) depending on the number of weeks they missed.

Cowboys Whisperer

This award goes to those participants who correctly predict the outcome of the most Cowboys games over the course of the season. If you had simply picked the Cowboys to win every game so far, you'd have eight correct picks so far. 89 participants did just that, but they were out-picked by six BTB members who picked nine Cowboys games correctly. Here are your six Cowboys Whisperers after Week 6:

  • bandoozle
  • coolmajaka
  • CowboysNation
  • dentltek
  • Jessy S
  • Nord15

The fine print

Submissions for the challenge have to be in by the start of the Cowboys game on Thursday at 8:30 pm ET. To keep a level playing field for everybody, late submissions will not be accepted (all entries are time-stamped). This gives you a little over two days for your pick submission. In case of multiple submissions, we will always use the last submission as the final and valid one.

Here's how our missed game policy works:

  1. Three weeks of full participation in Pick 256 will qualify participants for one freebie for a missed week. Six weeks of full participation qualifies for two freebies for missed weeks and so on. The maximum amount of possible freebies is four over the entire season.
  2. The freebie points awarded for a missed week will always be the average of all participants for the weeks missed. Missing weeks will be filled in ascending order from Week 1 through Week 17.
  3. Participants who receive a freebie will be marked with an asterisk in our results tables. Two freebies mean two asterisks, and so on.

A spreadsheet with all the picks for Week 14 will be published here on BTB on Friday or Saturday. Good luck with your picks.

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