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DICK’S Sporting Goods Teams Up with Just Women’s Sports

Media Release

NEW YORK and PITTSBURGH, March 9, 2022 — Just Women’s Sports (JWS), the leading multimedia platform exclusively dedicated to women’s sports, is partnering with DICK’S Sporting Goods to 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. On Sunday, March 13, fans can begin filling out their selections once tournament teams have been named. Brackets will close on Friday, March 18 at 12:00 p.m. EDT.  In addition to the grand prize, $250 DICK’S gift cards will be awarded for second through eleventh place.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with DICK’S Sporting Goods for our first-ever Bracket Challenge,” said Haley Rosen, Founder and CEO of Just Women’s Sports. “It’s been a massive year for women’s college basketball, and, together with DICK’S, we’re giving fans a competitive experience that matches the hype on the court with a chance to win record-setting money.”  

“We hope to generate record interest in the teams and the athletes with this promotion and can’t wait to see how the brackets play out this year,” said Melissa Christian, DICK’S Sporting Goods Vice President of Global Brand and Category Marketing. “We’re fired up to partner with Just Women’s Sports to create a special experience for women’s basketball fans.”

JWS Bracket Challenge Details

The bracket challenge will give fans an accessible and exciting destination with news and analysis to help make predictions and compete among friends. In addition, fans can follow an array of All-Star athletes on the JWS website as they try to walk away with a perfect bracket.  

For complete contest rules, please visit

Tyler Butler