We are pleased to announce that “Michael the MYTEF Monster” has won the 2015 Wickliff Auctioneers “Final Four for Charity” bracket challenge.

In honor of the Final Four culminating in Indianapolis this year, Wickliff Auctioneers put together a bracket tournament via Yahoo Tourney Pick ‘Em, to benefit the winner’s favorite children’s charity. With Duke’s win, Michael took first place in our charity bracket pool.

mytefRecipient: The Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation

In celebration of that win, Michael has selected this year’s charity recipient as Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation, which was founded in 1992 as the charitable arm of the USTA/Midwest Section. The Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation has been supporting communities, programs and individuals to provide greater educational opportunities for youth. The Foundation places emphasis on programs and activities that provide youth with a positive, fun and disciplined environment to learn the game of tennis and create alternatives to negative recreation. MYTEF also assists young players who have demonstrated talent and are in need of financial support to compete at higher levels.

MYTEFWickliff Auctioneers will be making a $500 contribution to MYTEF in honor of Michael’s bracket challenge win!

As per the rules, the organization must be a registered 501c or 501c3 and must be head-quartered in Indiana. The organization must have a clearly-defined mission to educate, rehabilitate, house, clothe, or otherwise assist persons under 18 years of age in making positive life changes.

Congratulations to Michael and Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation! Thank you to everyone who participated and be sure to participate next year in the 2016 Final Four for Charity challenge!