Charity Football Pool – Week #10 Update

WEEK #10 UPDATE

All 4 of our remaining players were able to lean on very heavy favorites in Week #10.

Two players entered the weekend breathing easy thanks to Baltimore’s 28-7 victory over the winless Cleveland Browns on Thursday night. The Ravens entered the game as 9.5 point favorites, and despite some early fight by the Browns, were able to pull away late.

Our other two players pinned their hopes to the Arizona Cardinals who, while struggling so far this year, still entered Sunday’s home contest with San Francisco a lusty 13.5 point favorite. Despite leading most of the game, things got a little hairy for our players when San Francisco tied the score 20-20 with just under two minutes remaining in regulation. But the Niners left just enough time for the Cards to drive back down the field and set up Chandler Cantanzaro to kick the game winning 34-yard field goal as time expired.

Week #10 by the numbers:
4 players entered Week #10
0 eliminated
4 advance to Week #11

Continued good luck to all who remain!

Players can click HERE to log in and make next week’s picks!


Charities Win

Austin Hardware, along with our great partners TrimLok, Hettich America, and MIQ Logistics will make a donation in the name of the winner(s) to one, or a combination of, the following charities:

  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Humane Society of the United States
  • Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Please contact Media Manager, Rob Dell’Elmo, at rdellelmo@austinhardware.com, with any questions.

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Charity Football Pool – Week #9 Update

WEEK #9 UPDATE

The upset of the week took place in Green Bay where the Packers dropped their 2nd straight game, and 3rd in their last 4. This time the Pack lost to the disappointing-thus-far Indianapolis Colts, who came into the game as 6.5 point underdogs with a (3-5) record, and still licking their wounds from a 30-14 home shellacking at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs a week ago.

The Green Bay loss was the only game in Week #9 on which a pool player was eliminated. Two players advanced when the Chiefs won their 4th straight game, and 1 each advanced thanks to wins by Dallas and Seattle.

Week #9 by the numbers:
5 players entered Week #9
1 eliminated
4 advance to Week #10

Continued good luck to all who remain!

Players can click HERE to log in and make next week’s picks!


Charities Win

Austin Hardware, along with our great partners TrimLok, Hettich America, and MIQ Logistics will make a donation in the name of the winner(s) to one, or a combination of, the following charities:

  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Humane Society of the United States
  • Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Please contact Media Manager, Rob Dell’Elmo, at rdellelmo@austinhardware.com, with any questions.

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Charity Football Pool – Week #8 Update

Week #8 Update

The biggest upset of the week took place in Chicago, in what turned out to be a Halloween night of horrors for the previously 5-1 Minnesota Vikings. In their 20-10 win, the Monsters of the Midway (though not exactly the ’85 Bears), who came into the game at 1-6, shocked, awed, and overwhelmed Minnesota’s porous offensive line all night to completely shut down the run game, rattle Sam Bradford, and keep the NFC North leaders out of the end zone until it was much too late.

Surprisingly, that game eliminated only 1 player. Players used three other games to advance in Week #8. Two players went into the weekend stress free by taking Tennessee over Jacksonville on Thursday night. Two more advanced when Denver held on to avenge their earlier loss to San Diego. One player advanced when Dallas came back from a 10-point second half deficit, twice, to defeat Philadelphia 29-23 in overtime.

Week #8 by the numbers:
6 players entered Week #8
1 eliminated
5 advance to Week #9

Players can click HERE to log in and make next week’s picks!


Charities Win

Austin Hardware, along with our great partners TrimLok, Hettich America, and MIQ Logistics will make a donation in the name of the winner(s) to one, or a combination of, the following charities:

  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Humane Society of the United States

Please contact Media Manager, Rob Dell’Elmo, at rdellelmo@austinhardware.com, with any questions.

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Charity Football Pool – Week #6 Update

Week #6 Update

One of the bigger upsets of the season occurred in Week #6 when the previously 1-4 Dolphins throttled the previously 4-1, and AFC North leading Steelers, 30-15 in Miami.

Another upset that had an impact on our pool this week was an AFC West battle on Thursday night in San Diego. The Chargers, also previously 1-4, knocked off the previously 4-1, and defending Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos 21-13.

Those two games, combined with the dreaded No Pick, were responsible for knocking 4 of our 13 remaining players out of the pool in Week #6.

Those who survived were split between winners Buffalo (5 players), New England, and Tennessee (2 players each).

Week #6 by the numbers:
13 players entered Week #6
4 eliminated
9 advance to Week #7

Players can click HERE to log in and make next week’s picks!


Charities Win

Austin Hardware, along with our great partners TrimLok, Hettich America, and MIQ Logistics will make a donation in the name of the winner(s) to one, or a combination of, the following charities:

  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Humane Society of the United States

Please contact Media Manager, Rob Dell’Elmo, at rdellelmo@austinhardware.com, with any questions.

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Charity Football Pool – Week #5 Update

Week #5 Update

In Week #5 Philadelphia was knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten by Detroit thanks to a late turnover and some very shoddy officiating. Also, the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers, playing without injured star QB Cam Newton, fell to 1-4 on the season after losing at home to division rival Tampa Bay on a field goal as time expired.

Fortunately for our pool players, neither of these results had any impact, as all of our players stayed clean for the week.

6 players advanced when Tom Brady successfully returned from his 4-game suspension to lead the Pats over the over-matched Cleveland Browns; 4 players relied on the Steelers to win at home yet again, which they did, easily dispatching the New York Jets; while Hillary and Donald exchanged barbs Sunday night the Packers helped 2 players advance by handing the New York Giants their 3rd consecutive loss; and finally 1 player advanced thanks to the Colts home victory over the Chicago Bears.

Week #5 by the numbers:
13 players entered Week #5
0 eliminated
13 advance to Week #6

Players can click HERE to log in and make next week’s picks!


Charities Win

Austin Hardware, along with our great partners TrimLok, Hettich America, and MIQ Logistics will make a donation in the name of the winner(s) to one, or a combination of, the following charities:

  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Humane Society of the United States

Please contact Media Manager, Rob Dell’Elmo, at rdellelmo@austinhardware.com, with any questions.

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Charity Football Pool – First Quarter Update

First Quarter Update

Despite the absence of catastrophic upsets in the league through the first quarter of the season, the number of players in our 2nd Annual Austin Hardware Charity Football Pool has already been cut by down by two-thirds.

Here are just a few weekly highlights:

In Week #1 eleven players were eliminated. The biggest chunk came on opening night of the season when several players seemed to believe that Trevor Siemian would not be a good enough replacement for the retired Peyton Manning to prevent the visiting Carolina Panthers from avenging their Super Bowl loss to the Broncos. But Siemian was indeed good enough, and Denver’s D picked up where it left off in February, knocking off the Panthers and eliminating 4 of our players from the get-go.

In Week #2 nine more players were eliminated, four of whom when Tennessee spoiled Detroit’s home opener with a 16-15 comeback victory over Lions. This result was surprising in that it just about mirrored a comeback victory the Lions pulled off just a week earlier at Indianapolis.

Things settled down a bit in Week #3, which saw only 4 total players eliminated. The surprise of the week took place in Philadelphia where the Eagles dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers, 34-3, in a battle of cross-state rivals.

Week #4 also saw a total of 4 players eliminated thanks to losses by Arizona, Baltimore, and Indianapolis.

First Quarter of the Season by the numbers:
41 players entered our pool
28 eliminated through 4 weeks
13 advance to Week #5 

Players can click HERE to log in and make next week’s picks!


Charities Win

Austin Hardware, along with our great partners TrimLok, Hettich America, and MIQ Logistics will make a donation in the name of the winner(s) to one, or a combination of, the following charities:

  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Humane Society of the United States

Please contact Media Manager, Rob Dell’Elmo, at rdellelmo@austinhardware.com, with any questions.

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Final Reminder – 2nd Annual Charity Football Pool

Just a reminder that the season gets underway TONIGHT with a Super Bowl rematch between Carolina and Denver. But there’s still time to sign up for our 2nd Annual Austin Hardware Charity Football Pool. The deadline to register and play is at kickoff of the 1 PM E.T. games on Sunday, September 11th.

How the Pool Works

  • There is no cost or purchase necessary to play. It is open to anyone* who receives the Pool ID (see below).
  • This is a “Survivor” style pool.
    • Players pick one (1) NFL team each week to WIN (straight up, no point spread).
    • If the player’s pick WINS, he or she continues to the next week. If the player’s pick LOSES or TIES, he or she is eliminated.
    • Player may pick EACH TEAM only ONE TIME per season.
  • Limit is one (1) entry per username and password
  • Updates will be provided weekly via e-mail, the pool dashboard at www.runyourpool.com, and on our social media sites. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

*Austin Hardware employees are not eligible.

Charities Win

Austin Hardware, along with our great partners TrimLok, Hettich America, and MIQ Logistics will make a donation in the name of the winner(s) to one, or a combination of, the following charities:

  • Wounded Warrior ProjectJon Vining - Defending Champion
  • National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Humane Society of the United States

Last season a donation in the amount of $7,500 was made to the Wounded Warrior Project on behalf of our winner, Jon Vining.

How to Join the Pool

RETURNING PLAYERS
Go to www.runyourpool.com and simply enter the username and password established last year. If you don’t remember them just click the “Having trouble logging in?” link below the username box.

NEW PLAYERS
To join the pool and make your picks go to www.runyourpool.com, click on “Join an Existing Pool” then enter Pool ID: 44351 and Password: playforcharity.

Once you’ve joined our pool follow the simple on-screen instructions – you’ll be set up for a season of fun in less than 2 minutes.

Please contact Media Manager, Rob Dell’Elmo, at rdellelmo@austinhardware.com, with any questions.

SIGN UP TODAY AND GOOD LUCK!

MIQ Logistics to Co-Sponsor Charity Football Pool

MIQ_LOGISTICSWe would like to thank MIQ Logistics for being our latest partner to co-sponsor our annual Charity Football Pool.

MIQ Logistics joins TrimLok, Hettich America, and us to sponsor the pool. Together, we’ll make a donation in the name of the winner(s) to one, or a combination of, the following charities:

  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Humane Society of the United States

Last season a donation in the amount of $7,500 was made to the Wounded Warrior Project on behalf of our winner, Jon Vining.

Charity Football Pool logo 2016

Just a reminder that the professional football season kicks off on September 8, 2016, but you have until kickoff of the 1 PM E.T. games on September 11 to register. Please keep reading for more details.

How the Pool Works

  • There is no cost or purchase necessary to play. It is open to anyone* who receives the Pool ID (see below).
  • This is a “Survivor” style pool.
    • Players pick one (1) NFL team each week to WIN (straight up, no point spread).
    • If the player’s pick WINS, he or she continues to the next week. If the player’s pick LOSES or TIES, he or she is eliminated.
    • Player may pick EACH TEAM only ONE TIME per season.
  • Limit is one (1) entry per username and password
  • Updates will be provided weekly via e-mail, the pool dashboard at www.runyourpool.com, and on our social media sites. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

*Austin Hardware employees are not eligible.

How to Join the Pool

RETURNING PLAYERS
Go to www.runyourpool.com and simply enter the username and password established last year. If you don’t remember them just click the “Having trouble logging in?” link below the username box.

NEW PLAYERS
To join the pool and make your picks go to www.runyourpool.com, click on “Join an Existing Pool” then enter Pool ID: 44351 and Password: playforcharity.

Once you’ve joined our pool follow the simple on-screen instructions – you’ll be set up for a season of fun in less than 2 minutes.

Please contact Media Manager, Rob Dell’Elmo, at rdellelmo@austinhardware.com, with any questions.

SIGN UP TODAY AND GOOD LUCK!

2nd Annual Austin Hardware Charity Football Pool

The professional football season kicks off on September 8, 2016 and registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Austin Hardware Charity Football Pool.

How the Pool Works

  • There is no cost or purchase necessary to play. It is open to anyone* who receives the Pool ID (see below).
  • This is a “Survivor” style pool.
    • Players pick one (1) NFL team each week to WIN (straight up, no point spread).
    • If the player’s pick WINS, he or she continues to the next week. If the player’s pick LOSES or TIES, he or she is eliminated.
    • Player may pick EACH TEAM only ONE TIME per season.
  • Limit is one (1) entry per username and password
  • Updates will be provided weekly via e-mail, the pool dashboard at www.runyourpool.com, and on our social media sites. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

*Austin Hardware employees are not eligible.

Charities Win

Austin Hardware, along with our great partners TrimLok, Hettich America, and MIQ Logistics will make a donation in the name of the winner(s) to one, or a combination of, the following charities:

  • Wounded Warrior ProjectJon Vining - Defending Champion
  • National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Make-A-Wish America
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Humane Society of the United States

Last season a donation in the amount of $7,500 was made to the Wounded Warrior Project on behalf of our winner, Jon Vining.

How to Join the Pool

RETURNING PLAYERS
Go to www.runyourpool.com and simply enter the username and password established last year. If you don’t remember them just click the “Having trouble logging in?” link below the username box.

NEW PLAYERS
To join the pool and make your picks go to www.runyourpool.com, click on “Join an Existing Pool” then enter Pool ID: 44351 and Password: playforcharity.

Once you’ve joined our pool follow the simple on-screen instructions – you’ll be set up for a season of fun in less than 2 minutes.

Please contact Media Manager, Rob Dell’Elmo, at rdellelmo@austinhardware.com, with any questions.

SIGN UP TODAY AND GOOD LUCK!

Note: A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are available. If you’re an Austin vendor interested in co-sponsoring the pool, please inquire with your regular Austin Hardware contact.

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