Are you a brat lover? Milwaukee Bucks in search for the best brat recipe

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- With the snow finally melting, nothing says springtime in Milwaukee quite like the sound and smell of brats sizzling on the grill. The Bucks and Usinger's, in partnership with Pick'n Save, are once again looking for Bucks fans and foodies alike to share their best Usinger's brat creations.

In an online contest that runs now through March 25th, brat experts can submit the name of their 'Best Brat," how they cook it, and what ingredients and condiments they put on it through a form at

For those submissions, five finalists will be chosen who will receive the two tickets to the April 12th Bucks game vs. the Brooklyn Nets at 2 p.m. The one grand prize winner from the bunch, as determined by online and in-arena voting, will receive courtside seats to the game vs. Brooklyn, a year's supply of Usinger brats, and the chance to have their winning creation featured at the Usinger's stand inside the BMO Harris Bradley Center on game night.

A timeline for the contest is as follows:

Now-March 25:      Fans submit the name of their Bucks Best Brat, what’s on it and how it’s prepared online at

March 26-29:        Bucks mascot Bango and Usinger’s mascot Fritz the Elf will determine the “starting five” brats.

March 30-April 7:   Fans will vote for their favorite Bucks Best Brat at Voting will take place online at and in-arena at Milwaukee’s games on April 1 and April 4.

April 12:                 The winner will be showcased in arena, with his or her brat served at the Usinger’s stand on the BMO Harris Bradley Center’s 200-level concourse.