March Madness may be over, but bracket fever continues in Marshall County with the launch of a Burger Wars Bracket to find the best place to get a burger in the county as voted on by customers. 16 Marshall County restaurants have been selected to be voted for round by round to find the best burger restaurant in the county, beginning Friday April 18, 2014.  The voting will be done via Facebook for three weeks at   The top 8 voted restaurants in Marshall County will face off in round two beginning May 16, 2014.

The second round voting is hosted on Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s website The second round lasts ten days. Following the end of the second round, the next two rounds will last a week. Winners of the best burger restaurant in Marshall County will be announced June 9.

Let customers’ voices be heard!  They can log in to vote each week to make sure their favorite restaurant gets the credit it deserves. Voters can keep checking the website and Marshall County Tourism’s social media pages for a chance to win prizes through mini contests held throughout the voting process. Most importantly, voters are encouraged to sign in and vote each round for a chance to win the grand prize of $100 gift certificate to the winning restaurant announced at the end of the competition.

And the competition doesn’t end there! Marshall County Burger Wars is running simultaneously with six other county Burger Wars as part of the Northern Indiana Burger Wars project. Northern Indiana Burger Wars is a joint initiative of the Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission (NITDC) and its member convention and visitors bureaus in Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph, Marshall, Koscuisko, Elkhart and LaGrange counties. NITDC is the leading regional economic development authority focusing on sustainable tourism through effective partnerships.