Coaster101.com Park Mania 2019: Vote-In Round RESULTS
It’s that time of year, when college basketball fans around the country fill out their National Championship brackets in hopes that their teams wins it all in the NCAA Basketball National Championship. Here at Coaster101, while we love a good bracket pool, we decided to have some fun with the bracket system this year, and bring back our annual bracket event, this year again (in an effort not to get a cease and desist letter) called Park Mania!
This is now our third year of Park Mania, won last year by Kings Island and in 2017 by Idaho’s Silverwood Theme Park, we’ve decided to keep this year’s Park Mania mostly the same, but with a few additions to keep it interesting.
We’ve included parks from across North America, divided into four 16-team geographic regions; East, West, Midwest and South. Just like the real tournament, we’ve created a “Vote-In” round where 8 parks will have the chance to be voted into the final 64-park field. This year, all of the “Vote-In” match-ups will advance to the 16-line.
However, instead of the parks facing off against each other, we’re going to let you, the readers of Coaster101.com decide your pick for your favorite park in North America! (Note: Parks were divided by geography, and loosely ranked on seed lines. We’re just having fun with this. PLEASE do not be offended by the rankings.)
We have updated our voting process slightly and are closely monitoring spikes in votes. We will not be reporting exact results on social media during this year’s Park Mania, and voting percentages will be hidden this year. While this might feel less “transparent,” there were concerns with fraudulent votes last year. We reserve the right to remove any potentially fraudulent votes from the results, which kind of defeats the purpose of this being fun. Bottom Line: Don’t cheat and ruin this for your favorite park and everyone else legitimately voting for them!
Each voting round will take place over several days, and the schedule will be as follows. We’ll create a post each day with new polls for voting. All voting will be done right here on Coaster101.com, and will end at 8:00pm Eastern Time on the specified date.
Play-In Game Voting: Sunday, March 17-Tuesday, March 19
Round One Voting: Wednesday, March 20-Saturday, March 23
Round Two Voting: Monday, March 24-Wednesday, March 26
Regional Semi-Final Voting: Thursday, March 27-Saturday, March 30
Regional Final Voting: Sunday, March 31-Tuesday, April 2
National Semi-Final Voting: Wednesday, April 3-Friday, April 5.
Championship Voting: Saturday, April 6-Monday, April 8
Winner Announced: Tuesday, April 9
Beech Bend: 69.4%
Camden Park: 30.6%
Lake Winnie: 56.8%
Wild Adventures: 44.2%
Oak’s Park: 54.9%
Enchanted Forest: 45.1%
Canobie Lake: 51.3%
Luna Park: 49.7%
Round 1 will begin at 8:30AM Eastern Wednesday!
Best of luck to all of the parks! Be sure to use #C101ParkMania to talk about Park Mania on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!