March Madness 2021

The Class of 1969 Wins March Madness 2021!

Congratulations to our new champions the Class of ’69, and to everyone who participated in March Madness! Of course, the real winners are the Villa Maria students, who benefit every day from your gifts to the Villa Fund. We can’t wait to see our everyone at Homecoming on October 9, 2021, when our champs can claim their Villa Prize Pack!

Final giving percentages for the final four classes are:

  • Class of ’69:  56.45%
  • Class of ’78:  55.93%
  • Class of ’90:  35.42%
  • Class of ’95:  30.67%

Rules of the Game

  • Only the participation rate matters. The amount of money raised is not a factor in the contest.
  • Alumnae who have already given for fiscal year 2020-21 are counted with their respective class. These donations determine the class’ starting participation percentage.
  • Minimum donation to be eligible for the contest is $20.
  • We encourage online donations at, but mailed donations are gratefully accepted as well.
  • No one donor or group of donors can donate on behalf of an entire class.
  • Winning class will receive a Custom Villa Prize Pack at Homecoming, October 9th, 2021

Key Dates

  • March 15 – Contest kickoff! Contact your classmates and ask them to donate.
  • March 29 – Elite 8 posted in the bracket.
  • April 1 – Final 4 revealed.
  • April 6 – March Madness Champion Class is named.