Man O Man.
If you havn't scrolled through the Conference Championship match-ups yet, there are a ton of great helmets vying for your vote.
More than 100,000 votes have been cast, and yet we have not one Conference Championship to hoist upon our collective victorious shoulders.
That all changes this week as the one-on-one, helmet-to-helmet bracket matchups come down to the final two helmets in each conference.
Monday at 3 p.m. CST every Conference will crown a Champion and you can be the deciding vote! Vote daily in your favorite conferences, or really push yourself and click that NEXT button and vote in all of them.
National Championship Qualifying
To qualify for the National Championship, helmets must win their Conference. Then, the top 64 helmets which have received the most votes throughout the Conference bracket qualify for the Helmet Bowl II National Championships.
The four regional brackets will be announced Wednesday, November 21 for you to submit your bracket predictions.
Amazing helmets. The Conference USA will crown a new Champion soon and the choice is anything but clear. Florida International volleyed several helmets to us before settling on this winner, but it may not be enough against the fire-breathing dragon of the Alabama Blazers. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/conference-usa-hb2/
The Mountain West features the angry white stencil horse head with the orange eye of Boise State vs the green island map on black Hawaii helmet. Broncos or Rainbow Warriors? VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/mountain-west-conference-hb2/
We pointed these Presidents Athletic helmets out last week: Carnegie Mellon sports a terrier on its helmet to represent the Tartans while Waynesburg has a bare-knuckled fighting Yellow Jacket. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/presidents-athletic-conference-hb2/
The Mid-South will have a new Champion as the Ramblin' Rams of Bluefield College face the Kentucky Christian Knights. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/mid-south-conference-hb2-1/
The newly minted Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats, who began their first football season this year, face the St. Francis Fighting Saints in the Mid-States. Two really nice helmets! VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/mid-states-football-association-hb2/
The charging ursine of the Maine Black Bears hold a lead over the chrome red Spider of Richmond in early voting in the Colonial. Will they get bit by Monday afternoon? VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/colonial-athletic-association-hb2/
In the Central Intercollegiate Athletic, two winning helmets face each other. Either the Shaw Bears or the Saint Augustine Falcons, if they garner enough votes to qualify, could make a deep run in the National Championship. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/central-intercollegiate-athletic-association-hb2/
The self-destructive Dragon of Minnesota State (Morehead) faces off against the Upper Iowa Peacocks for the rights to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Championship. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/northern-sun-intercollegiate-conference-hb2/
Conference Champions Defending
This matchup for the American Athletic Conference may produce a National Championship helmet this year. The defending Navy Midshipmen bring us the traditional Annapolis lid with the anchor/rope combination on a white field over a diagonal golden and blue base. Challenging is the elegant grey helmet of Tulsa with the Hurricane flags blowing in the wind. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/american-athletic-conference-hb2/
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripts upgraded its Southern California Intercollegiate winning helmet, but the Redlands Bulldogs make a run for the championship. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/southern-california-intercollegiate-athletic-conference-hb2/
In the Patriot League, once again the Colgate Raiders vie for the Championship. This time, the simple red L of Lafayette Leopards on a white helmet challenge. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/patriot-league-hb2/
The Southern Athletic is being defended by the Trinity Tigers while the Rhodes Lynx challenge. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/southern-athletic-association-hb2/
The Culver-Stockton Wildcats of the Heart of America Athletic Conference defend their title with a bright blue helmet carrying a snarling white, black, and blue cat. Opposing them is the new shiny gray helmet of Grand Valley with the initials GV in a chrome-like red. No mention of Vikings here. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/heart-of-america-athletic-conference-hb2/
The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils look to repeat in the Southwestern Athletic against the Southern & A & M Jaguars. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/southwestern-athletic-conference-hb2/
The Braves of Ottawa defend the Kansas Collegiate Athletic with a black helmet holding yellow OU initials inside yellow arrowhead design. Vying for the championship is the Sterling Warriors white helmet with a metal-helmeted soldier of old brandishing a sword in black and red. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/kansas-collegiate-athletic-conference-hb2/
Kansas State ekked out a win last week to defend their Big 12 Championship against the Iowa State Cyclones. Two classic helmets. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/big-12-conference-hb2/
The Oregon Ducks may have begun the alternative helmet craze, yet they defend the PAC 12 with the standard green helmet with the yellow O. Challenging them is the orange buck-toothed beaver (are there any other kind, you may ask) of Oregon State. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/pac-12-conference-hb2/
Arkansas may struggle in the SEC on the field, but their chrome Razorback on a red chrome helmet defends the Conference Championship against the distressed black and grey helmet with the enlarged gold-chrome anchor of the Vanderbilt Commodores. WOW. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/southeastern-conference-hb2/
The Georgia State Panthers defend the highest honor in the Sun Belt against a new helmet from the Texas State – San Marcos Bobcats. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/sun-belt-conference-hb2/
Sacramento State submitted their bright green helmet with the angry diving white Hornet and it's turning out to be formidable. Is it enough, through, to unseat Big Sky Champion Idaho State with its stacked orange IS on a bright white helmet? VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/big-sky-hb2/
The Endicott Gulls are challenged in the Commonwealth Coast by the Western New England Golden Bears. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/commonwealth-coast-conference-hb2/
Kennesaw State and Gardner-Webb finished 1 – 2 last year. Both return the same helmet and now face off. The Owls won last year and used the momentum to run all the way to the National Semi-finals. Will the Runnin' Bulldogs unseat them? VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/big-south-hb2/
McKendree Bears bring their Championship purple helmet to defend the Great Lakes Valley against the Missouri S & T Miners talus-colored helmet with the stricking pick (or is it a pollack?). VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/great-lakes-valley-conference-hb2/
The Northwest Missouri Bearcats, who won the Mid-America Intercollegiate last year in stunning fashion, defend against the Nrotheastern State River Hawks. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/mid-america-intercollegiate-athletics-association-hb2/
The Howard Bison present a gorgeous 125th Anniversary helmet to defend the Mid-Eastern Athletic, but the newly minted orange helmet with the striking viper of the Florida A&M Rattlers present a formidable challenge. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/mid-eastern-athletic-conference-hb2/
The Sycamores (that's a tree) of Indiana State defend the Missouri Valley championship against the red chrome paw print of the South Dakota Coyotes. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/missouri-valley-football-conference-hb2/
The Valdosta State Blazers have quietly defended the Gulf South – up until now. The Shorter Hawks challenge. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/gulf-south-conference-hb2/
The North Coast Athletic Conference was won by the Oberlin Yoemen last year and this year they have a chance to repeat if the Wooster Fighting Scots cannot stop them! VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/north-coast-athletic-conference-hb2/
The Buffalo State Bengals defend their Championship of the Empire 8 against the swords of the Alfred Saxons. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/empire-8-athletic-conference-hb2/
The New Jersey Lions bring a dark blue helmet wiht a roaring and wind-blown yellow Lion head to defend the New Jersey Athletic against Southern Virginia with their simple, but pleasing Knight helmet silhouette in red. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/new-jersey-athletic-conference-hb2/
In the Northeast Conference, the Colonials of Robert Morris, with a busy grey helmet, challenge champion Wagner with a Seahawk head on a green helmet. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/northeast-conference-hb2/
Johns Hopkins has its hands full in the Centennial due to the beautiful helmet of the Dickinson Red Devils. Can the Blue Jays hold? VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/centennial-conference-hb2/
When you win, there may not be a need to change anything. Is that the tact of the defending Eastern Collegiate and National Helmet Bowl Champion Gallaudet Bison? Do the Pioneers of Alfred State College stand a chance? VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/eastern-collegiate-football-conference-hb2/
The Linfeild College Wildcats defend its Championship in the Northwest while the Willamette Bearcats try to take it away. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/northwest-conference-hb2/
Finlandia defends the defends their crown in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athetlic with a bright blue and white Lion on a white helmet. Challenging is the tartan-colored A on a fading maroon and white helmet for the Alma Scots. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/empire-8-athletic-conference-hb2/
The Fort Lewis Skyhawks defend the Rocky Mountain Athletic with their gold dome and black hawk head. Going after them is the dark red helmet of Colorado Mesa with the relaxed steer head for the Mavericks. VOTE: https://helmettracker.com/helmet-bowl-ii-2018/rocky-mountain-athletic-conference-hb2/