Voting is underway in the final round of the USA Today Most Unique Mascot Contest. Voting opened up at 10 a.m., this morning, with the Orphans currently running a a tight race with the Chinook Sugarbeeters from Chinook, Montana and the Carbon Dinos from Price, Utah.
The rules in the final contest are the same as in the previous two. you must enter the four digit “captcha” code before submitting each vote cast, and you can vote as many times as you like.
The contest will run until 2 p.m. Wednesday, when a national winner will be declared the Most Unique Mascot in the country.
In addition to receiving the title of Most Unique Mascot, the national winner will receive $2,000 for its athletic department. Second Place will be awarded $1,000, third $500, fourth $250 and fifth $100.
The Orphans finished on top of the regional round, yesterday, with nearly 5.5 million votes, — the largest vote total of any school in the regional competition.