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Friends, it's time for the only democratic institution you can still have faith in. Where we ask you to make an arbitrary decision on a matchup between two or more Melbourne players, and eventually uncover a people's champion. The draw will go live on Friday night, in advance of forum exclusive early voting beginning Sunday night. Thanks to Demonland for again hosting one of the voting booths for the tournament. Tournament schedule Friday 24 January - Live draw from 18:00 AEDST on @demonblog Monday 27 January - Preliminary Round/Round 1, part 1 Tuesday 28 January - Preliminary Round/Round 1, part 2 Wednesday 29 January - Round 1, part 3 Thursday 30 January - Round 2, part 1 Friday 31 January - Round 2, part 2 Monday 3 February - Round 2, part 3 Tuesday 4 February - Round 2, part 4 Wednesday 5 February - Round 3, part 1 Thursday 6 February - Round 3, part 2 Friday 7 February - Quarter Final day Monday 10 February - Semi Final day Tuesday 11 February - Grand Final day Honour Roll 2012 - James Frawley d. Nathan Jones 2013 - Tom McDonald d. Mitch Clark 2014 - Nathan Jones d. Jack Watts 2015 - Nathan Jones  d. Dom Tyson 2016 - Jack Viney d. Nathan Jones 2017 - Max Gawn d. Jack Viney 2018 - Neville Jetta d. Clayton Oliver 2019 - Clayton Oliver d. Neville Jetta Rules (TLDR version) Pick who you like better from the given matchup. Rules The voting criteria for each match-up is your personal business. It need not have anything to do with football if you don't want it to, but if does then the best of British luck to you. We won't ask questions, and nor should anyone else. Vote shamers will be denounced. Voting will be conducted between 0700 and 1900 AEDST unless otherwise noted You must cast a valid vote for every match that day or none of your votes on that day's matches will count. You must pick a winner in every match up. No half votes, no "I can't split them". Yes you can, and you must. Non-MFC fans are welcome to vote as long as you follow all other rules In the event of a tie both players will advance to the next round, except in the case of the Grand Final where a replay will be held the following day. If a match features three or more players and two or more tie for the most votes they will advance with all other players eliminated. We reserve the right to refuse an excessive number of multiple votes from the same person using multiple accounts Voting will be conducted in an open format via Twitter, BigFooty, Demonland and Facebook. If you're intensely private, hate social media, or just want to join the list of email voters email demonblogger AT gmail.com. Harley Bennell is not eligible (unless he's signed by 18:00 Friday night) as he not currently an MFC listed player. The decision of the Demonbracket Organising Committee is final. The Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lucerne Seeded to Round 3 1. Clayton Oliver (reigning champion/best and fairest winner) 2. Max Gawn (best and fairest winner) 3. Jack Viney (next higher best and fairest finisher) Seeded to Round 2 (next five highest best and fairest finishers) 4. James Harmes 5. Christian Petracca 6. Bayley Fritsch 7. Christian Salem 8. Angus Brayshaw Enter at Round 2 (next 11 most total MFC games) 9. Nathan Jones 10. Tom McDonald 11. Neville Jetta 12. Oscar McDonald 13. Alex Neal-Bullen 14. Jayden Hunt 15. Michael Hibberd 16. Jake Melksham 17. Mitch Hannan 18. Josh Wagner 19. Aaron vandenBerg Enter at Round 1 (remainder of MFC senior players) 20. Sam Weideman 21. Charlie Spargo 22. Jake Lever 23. Marty Hore 24. Jay Lockhart 25. Corey Wagner 26. Joel Smith 27. Harrison Petty 28. Oskar Baker 29. Steven May 30. Braydon Preuss 31. Kyle Dunkley 32. Tom Sparrow 33. Kade Kolodjashnij 34. Kade Chandler Preliminary Round (new draftees, trades, and next lowest games total) 35. Ed Langdon 36. Adam Tomlinson 37. James Jordon 38. Toby Bedford 39. Austin Bradtke 40. Aaron Nietschke 41. Luke Jackson 42. Kysaiah Pickett 43. Trent Rivers 44. Mitch Brown 45. Harley Bennell (if signed by 18:00 Friday January 24)