CoCo March Madness 2017


 


CONTEST HEADLINES --- 
COCORAHS MARCH MADNESS -- KICKS OFF MARCH 1ST!!



STANDINGS AS OF MARCH 1, 2017

Traditional Count
0
 Arizona
0  North Carolina
0
 Minnesota
0
 Massachusetts
0
 Delaware

Per Capita* Count
 0.00 Delaware
 0.00 North Dakota
 0.00
Arizona
 0.00 Minnesota
 0.00
Connecticut

For the latest standings of all 50 states please click on an icon below:

Traditional Count

Per Capita Count


Watch the CoCoRaHS March Madness promotional trailer: TRAILER


COCORAHS MARCH MADNESS

Welcome to the CoCoRaHS March Madness Page.  CoCoRaHS March Madness is our friendly recruiting contest between all 50 states to see who can recruit the most new volunteers during the 31 days of March. 

There is always a need for a greater number of observations, as the saying goes "the rain doesn't fall the same on all".  Due to the variability of precipitation, amounts measured can be quite different only a block or two away.  Help fill in the gaps by recruiting a friend or relative during our contest.  The more observations, the clearer the picture, the better the understanding of where it did and did not rain.

The contest is broken down into two categories: "Traditional Count" . . . the state that recruits the greatest number of new observers in March.  The second category is "Per Capita*" or population weighted . . . the state that recruits the greatest number of new observers per one million of it's total population.

The winning state in each category receives the "CoCoRaHS Cup" to keep and exhibit for a year until next year's contest (in the tradition of the NHL's Stanley Cup).  The cup usually travels around the state during the year, so check with your state coordinator for it's whereabouts at any certain time.


HISTORY
View the past cup winners (2006 - 2017)










2016 Final Traditional Count
2016 Final Per Capital Count


2016 COCORAHS MARCH MADNESS HEADLINES
-- ARIZONA (192) WINS THE TRADITIONAL COUNT BY A LANDSLIDE!  DELAWARE RUNS AWAY WITH THE PER CAPITA COUNT (57.72).  1,083 NEW VOLUNTEER OBSERVERS OVERALL!!



Delaware CoCoRaHS State Coordinator,
Kevin Brinson and Delaware State Climatologist,
Dan Leathers.