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Summer League 2018 - $2,500+ in prizes!

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Start Date  6/3/2018
End Date  8/30/2018
Info  STARTS JUNE 3, 2018!! (‘Warm Up’ bonus weeks are May 13 and May 20.) The League Rules and points-scoring system have changed. To learn more, click HERE.

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* STEP ONE: Create a Quizzer profile – click HERE.
* STEP TWO: Create a Team profile – click HERE. Remember to choose a 'Favorite Quiz Venue,' your ‘home’ venue. This is the bar/restaurant your team will play at during the qualifying rounds of each week of the league. Don't forget to invite your team mates to join on line!
* STEP THREE: Click the REGISTER button.

BAY AREA TRIVIA CHAMPIONSHIP - $2,500+ in prizes! More details about the date and venue for the final will be posted soon. NOTE: ALL TEAMS participating at the final must pay a $36 fee to attend.

QUALIFYING ROUNDS ($250):

'Genius Bonus' - Team that attends the Bay Area Trivia Championship that also played the most weeks during the league and achieved the highest cumulative points score during those weeks (bonus points, plus league points, plus call-to-action bonus points) = $150 (awarded to team from a venue where at least two teams meet the minimum attendance requirement for league).
'Perfectly Average Team' - Team that attends the Bay Area Trivia Championship that achieved the average score from all teams during the qualifying rounds (bonus points, plus league points, plus call-to-action bonus points) = $100.
(Teams must attend the Bay Area Trivia Championship in order to be eligible for prizes.)

CHAMPIONS PLAYOFF PRIZES ($1,200):

Winner = $500 + THE BRAINSTORMER CUP engraved with team name as BAY AREA TRIVIA CHAMPIONS! * Second Place = $300 * Third Place = $200 * Fourth Place = $100 * 'Perfectly Average Team' = $100.

GOLDEN TICKET PRIZES ($800):

All teams that win a Golden Ticket to attend the Bay Area Trivia Championship will face-off against each other for a chance to win the following prizes: Winner = $400 = * Second Place = $200 * Third Place = $100 * 'Perfectly Average Team' = $100.

ADDITIONAL PRIZES ($300):

*ALL* teams that attend the Bay Area Trivia Championship will be competing for the following prizes:
'Team Spirit Prize' = $150 (awarded to the team that most impresses at the final with their choice of costume, t-shirt design, dance, song, etc...) * 'Team Spirit Prize' Runner-Up = $50 * ‘Loyalty Bonus’ (team that played the most weeks during the league that achieves the second lowest score of ALL participating teams at the Bay Area Trivia Championship) = $100

MINIMUM ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT:

To be eligible to qualify for The Bay Area Trivia Championship, teams must play a minimum of 8 league weeks out of 12 at their league venue.

CALL-TO-ACTION BONUS LEAGUE POINT OPPORTUNITIES:

1. EARLY REGISTRATION BONUS! Have your team captain register your team for this league directly on our website by JUNE 3 to earn 20 bonus league points.
2. SOCIAL MEDIA BONUS! Locate the 'SUMMER LEAGUE 2018' post on our FACEBOOK or INSTAGRAM. In the comments, add your team name AND tag the bar your team will be playing at during the league by JUNE 3. A maximum of 20 bonus league points can be earned for each team.
3. WARM UP BONUS POINTS! Play the entire quiz at your league venue on the weeks commencing MAY 13 and/or MAY 20 using your registered team name and earn 20 bonus league points for each of those weeks. If your quiz is cancelled due to NBA/sports playoff games, contact us DURING THE AFFECTED WEEK(S) via the 'Contact' link at our site, or via our FACEBOOK, and ask us to award those points to you. We will be happy to do so since you should not be penalized due to these quiz cancellations. However, we can't apply these points retroactively, so you must contact us in a timely manner.
Bonus league point opportunities for 1., 2., and 3. above will be included in your team's score for Week 1 of the league.
4. WORLD CUP PREDICTION! The FIFA World Cup runs from June 14 - July 15. HOW MANY TOTAL GOALS WILL BE SCORED DURING *ALL* GAMES THAT ARE PLAYED AT THE WORLD CUP FINALS? Locate the '2018 WORLD CUP' post on our FACEBOOK or INSTAGRAM. In the comments, post your Brainstormer Trivia team name AND your team's prediction for total goals (NOTE: Only official goals are to be included and goals scored from penalty shoot-outs don’t count). Your prediction must be made by JUNE 24.
5. DRESS TO IMPRESS WEEK! We love when our teams get creative with costumes! For the week of July 14-19 (Week 6 of league play), your team earns up to 20 points when all team members show up at the quiz wearing fun attire. Think silly hats, crazy hair, sunglasses, Hawaiian shirts, sports team colors (don't put away your Warriors/World Cup gear just yet!), etc. YOU GET TO CHOOSE WHAT TO WEAR! Each team that gets into the spirit and dresses up will be awarded 10 bonus league points. ADDITIONALLY, the team judged by the Brainstormer quiz hosts to have come up with the most impressive costume will receive an additional 10 points! The additional 10 points may be awarded to more than one team, so we look forward to seeing your fun and creative costumes! Locate the 'DRESS TO IMPRESS WEEK!' post on our FACEBOOK. In the comments, post your team photo showing all team members wearing their costumes at the pub quiz for that week. Be sure to include your quiz host in the photo! Alternatively, post the photo on INSTAGRAM and be sure to tag BRAINSTORMER so we will be sure to see your photo. Your photo must be posted by JULY 21.

NON LEAGUE WEEKS. While the quiz may be happening at many of our venues (please check our email blast or ask your host), the following weeks will not be part of the league: MEMORIAL DAY (week that starts MAY 27), INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEK (week that starts July 1).

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