Monday, April 14, 2008

LifeSmarts Makes News Again!

The U.S. News and World Report's Alpha Consumer blog has dedicated an entire post to the 2008 National LifeSmarts Championship. Want to see how you measure up to the LifeSmarts participants? The blog includes sample LifeSmarts questions. Test out your knowledge on the blog.

Teams in Action

The competition is fierce! Here are more competition photos, including some shots from this morning.

This Just In! Tuesday Matches Set

The four Semi-Finalists have been determined!

Matches start at 9 am tomorrow.

Virginia vs. Illinois
New Hampshire vs. Arizona

VA, NH Headed to Semi-Finals!

Virginia and New Hampshire have made their way through the Winners Bracket and are headed to tomorrow's semi-finals. Still to be determined in the Consolation Bracket are the other two semi-finalists, which will be revealed in the next hour by matches currently underway between:

Rhode Island vs. Tennessee
Illinois vs. Missouri
Kentucky vs. Arizona
Massachusetts vs. Kansas

Hanging Out

Smiles all around! See the players enjoying some downtime in between competitions.

Update: State Champs Eliminated

This just in: these teams have been eliminated. Sorry, guys!
  • Minnesota
  • Nebraska
  • Texas
  • Washington
  • Indiana
  • Alabama
  • New Mexico
  • California
  • Ohio
  • Delaware
  • Oklahoma
  • Wisconsin
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • North Dakota

Game On!

Finally, what we’ve all been waiting for… the matches begin! Check out some of the teams in action on Sunday!

Check Us Out! WCCO LifeSmarts Piece Aired Sunday Night

We are stars!

LifeSmarts made the Twin Cities CBS news broadcast, WCCO, last night in consumer reporter/weekend anchor Terri Gruca's feature about LifeSmarts! You can view the story online here.

Updated Grid

Today is a half-day of quick competitions: the Consolation Bracket, where some unlucky teams will be eliminated from the 2008 National Championship, and the Winner's Bracket, where two of Tuesday's four semi-finalist teams will emerge.

This morning's competition is going to be fierce - in just a few hours, we'll know who's going to the semi-finals!