League Standings

Winter League 2016/2017 - SF Bay Area, $2,000+ in prizes!

Start Date  12/12/2016
End Date  3/19/2017
Info  PLEASE READ the LEAGUE SCORING & RULES as they were updated on NOV. 19, 2016.

BAY AREA TRIVIA CHAMPIONSHIP ($2,000+ in prizes! The Bay Area Trivia Championship will be held at St. Thomas More School on April 29, 2017. More details will be available soon!

CHAMPIONS PLAYOFF PRIZES ($1,000):

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

GOLDEN TICKET PRIZES ($600):

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

ADDITIONAL PRIZES ($400):

Additionally, *ALL* teams that attend the Bay Area Trivia Championship will be competing for the following prizes:
Team that topped the league table, scoring the most league points during the qualifying rounds (league points added to call-to-action bonus points) = $100 (awarded to team from a venue where a minimum of two teams meet the minimum attendance requirement for league.)
'Perfectly Average Score' = $100 (yes, we reward mediocrity!)
'Costume Prize' = $100
‘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 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 NOVEMBER 27 to earn 20 bonus league points.
2. FACEBOOK BONUS! Locate the 11/20 post on our FACEBOOK. In the comments, add your team name AND tag the bar your team will be playing at during the league by DECEMBER 12. A maximum of 20 bonus league points can be earned for each team.
3. WARM UP FOR WINTER BONUS POINTS! Play the quiz at your league venue on the weeks commencing NOVEMBER 28 and/or DECEMBER 5 and earn 20 bonus league points for each of those weeks.
4. FEELING FESTIVE BONUS POINTS! During our final league quiz of 2016 (the week commencing DECEMBER 19), the wearing of Santa hats, tinsel, ugly sweaters, and appropriate holiday attire is strongly encouraged at your league venue. Have a friendly person in the bar take a new photo of your team posing with your quiz host. Go to our Facebook page and add your photo to the comments of the league post dated December 18 to earn 20 bonus league points. Be sure to add your team name and tag your league bar as well. HAPPY HOLIDAYS! NOTE: If your normal quiz night is Sunday, you can take the photo on Sunday, December 18 instead due to the fact that we will NOT be quizzing on December 25.
5. THE U.S. THRIVES FROM DIVERSITY! 20 bonus points opportunity. Coming from different countries and having different cultures is what continues to make America great! For more details, go to our FACEBOOK page.
6. GO GREEN! During the final week of our league (week 12/week of March 13) your team can earn UP TO 20 bonus points. Let's celebrate St. Patrick's Day early by wearing green... all shades of green! Have *all* your team members get in on the fun by wearing green shirts, hats, suspenders, boas, beads, etc... Have a friendly person in the bar take a new photo of your team POSING WITH YOUR QUIZ HOST. Go to our FACEBOOK and add your photo to the comments of the league post dated MARCH 12. Be sure to add your team name and tag your league bar as well. Your team will earn 20 bonus league points if the Brainstormer judges are really impressed with the effort you all have shown. Partial credit (5, 10, or 15 points) can also be earned at the discretion of the judges. HAPPY ST. PADDY'S DAY! (Remember, NEVER call it Patty's Day!) NOTE: If your normal quiz night is Sunday, you can take the photo on Sunday, March 19.
WEEK TWELVE of our league (the week that starts March 13) earns each team that shows up at its league bar to play trivia TWENTY bonus league points! These points will be in addition to the 'GO GREEN!' bonus points. It's going to be an exciting finish to our Winter League. Don't forget to mark your calendar for the date of our Grand Final on SATURDAY, APRIL 29. Teams that qualified for either the Champions Playoff or Golden Ticket Playoff will be notified very soon!

NON LEAGUE WEEKS:

While many of our bars *will* be hosting trivia on these weeks, the following weeks will NOT apply toward your league scores:
DECEMBER 26, 2016 - Merry Christmas!
JANUARY 2, 2017 - Happy New Year!

Registered Teams and League Standings


 
Show scores by venue 


Team Name  

QUALIFYING ROUNDS

Avg Score: 220.44
Rank Team   Venue Total Points
1clinched playoff spot Photo of Einstein's Theory of Triviality Einstein's Theory of Triviality used double down Flatiron 455.0
2clinched playoff spot Photo of You Can Count on Monte Cristo You Can Count on Monte Cristo used double down McGah's Pub & Pianos 450.0
3clinched playoff spot Photo of Old School Sports Old School Sports used double down Bar Nua 440.0
4clinched playoff spot Photo of Catfish Stevens Catfish Stevens used double down HQ / Martin Mack's 414.0
5clinched playoff spot Photo of Charles Dickens Cider Charles Dickens Cider used double down Finnegan's Marin 411.0
6clinched playoff spot Photo of Awkward Silence Awkward Silence used double down HQ / Martin Mack's 409.0
7clinched playoff spot Photo of I'm Drinking Beer But My Pants Smell like Chardonnay I'm Drinking Beer But My Pants Smell like Chardonnay used double down The Swingin' Door 407.0
7clinched playoff spot Photo of This is Becoming a Habit This is Becoming a Habit used double down The Swingin' Door 407.0
9clinched playoff spot Photo of Dirty L'Andre Dirty L'Andre used double down Dubliner Noe Valley 406.0
10clinched playoff spot Photo of Six Degrees of Magnolia Six Degrees of Magnolia used double down San Pedro Square Market 405.0
11clinched playoff spot Photo of Everything's Coming Up Milhouse Everything's Coming Up Milhouse used double down Pacific Coast Brewing Company 392.0
12 Photo of Wild Bill's Rowdy Bunch Wild Bill's Rowdy Bunch used double down Bar Nua 389.0
13 Photo of Live Every Week Like It's Shark Week Live Every Week Like It's Shark Week used double down Pacific Coast Brewing Company 381.0
14clinched playoff spot Photo of Mind the Gap Mind the Gap used double down McGah's Pub & Pianos 379.0
15clinched playoff spot Photo of Queso Gunslingers Queso Gunslingers used double down San Pedro Square Market 378.0
16 Photo of No Reservations No Reservations used double down Pacific Coast Brewing Company 373.0
17clinched playoff spot Photo of Bringing Up The Rear Bringing Up The Rear Asiento 363.0
18clinched playoff spot Photo of The Fearless Rabbits The Fearless Rabbits McGah's Pub & Pianos 357.0
19 Photo of Gleemonex Gleemonex used double down Danny Coyle's 350.0
20clinched playoff spot Photo of Ask My Balls Ask My Balls used double down San Pedro Square Market 340.0
21clinched playoff spot Photo of I've Got a MILF Moustache I've Got a MILF Moustache used double down HQ / Martin Mack's 337.0
22clinched playoff spot Photo of 100 Points to Gryffindor! 100 Points to Gryffindor! used double down Bar Basic 327.0
23clinched playoff spot Photo of We Drink and We Know Things We Drink and We Know Things Nickies 321.0
24clinched playoff spot Photo of Electoral College Dropouts Electoral College Dropouts used double down Finnegan's Marin 320.0
25 Photo of Smarty Pants Smarty Pants Nickies 316.0
26 Photo of Trivia Monger's Collective Trivia Monger's Collective used double down Finnegan's Marin 309.0
26 Photo of Umunhum Brewing Umunhum Brewing used double down San Pedro Square Market 309.0
28 Photo of Spooning Leads to Forking Spooning Leads to Forking used double down O'Neill's Irish Pub San Mateo 305.0
29clinched playoff spot Photo of Make Trivia Great Again Make Trivia Great Again used double down Spark Social SF 290.0
29 Photo of What Makes Rick's Head Bobble? What Makes Rick's Head Bobble? used double down Finnegan's Marin 290.0
31 Photo of We Do Better at the Other Trivia We Do Better at the Other Trivia used double down Spark Social SF 287.0
32 Photo of Donut Scissors Donut Scissors used double down Dubliner Noe Valley 281.0
33 Photo of Super Happy Party Bears Super Happy Party Bears used double down San Pedro Square Market 280.0
34 Photo of I Knew This Answer Two Drinks Ago I Knew This Answer Two Drinks Ago used double down Flatiron 273.0
35 Photo of Oprah in the Back Pocket Oprah in the Back Pocket used double down San Pedro Square Market 270.0
36 Photo of The Randy Popes The Randy Popes used double down Dubliner Noe Valley 268.0
37clinched playoff spot Photo of Happily Evan After Happily Evan After used double down Asiento 267.0
38clinched playoff spot Photo of Aqua Teen Drinking Force Aqua Teen Drinking Force Polo Grounds 237.0
39 Photo of Quiz PANTHER Quiz PANTHER used double down McGah's Pub & Pianos 231.0
40 Photo of Smarty Panties Smarty Panties HQ / Martin Mack's 230.0
41 Photo of In a Tie Breaker In a Tie Breaker Asiento 227.0
42clinched playoff spot Photo of Perpetual Beer Machine Perpetual Beer Machine SoMa StrEat Food Park 225.0
43 Photo of Team Ratchet Squab Team Ratchet Squab SoMa StrEat Food Park 224.0
44 Photo of Let's Get Quizzical!! Let's Get Quizzical!! used double down Spark Social SF 222.0
45 Photo of It Puts The Lotion In The Basket It Puts The Lotion In The Basket McGah's Pub & Pianos 216.0
46 Photo of Flavortown Culinary Dojo Flavortown Culinary Dojo used double down Asiento 214.0
47 Photo of Better Off Dead Better Off Dead used double down Flatiron 211.0
47 Photo of Snapes on a Plane Snapes on a Plane used double down San Pedro Square Market 211.0
49 Photo of The Kill Cams The Kill Cams Bar Basic 208.0
50 Photo of Deez Nuts Deez Nuts Asiento 206.0
51 Photo of The Last of the Mojitos The Last of the Mojitos Sauced BBQ & Spirits Livermore 200.0
52 Photo of How Do you Spell Profilactic? How Do you Spell Profilactic? HQ / Martin Mack's 197.0
53 Photo of Spock's Brain Spock's Brain HQ / Martin Mack's 196.0
54 Photo of Two Jerks + a Squirt Two Jerks + a Squirt Polo Grounds 194.0
55 Photo of Burritos Burritos Nickies 181.0
56 Photo of Sarah's On Time Sarah's On Time San Pedro Square Market 179.0
57 Photo of Spinal Meningenius Spinal Meningenius Danny Coyle's 178.0
58 Photo of Sandwiches for Hands Sandwiches for Hands HQ / Martin Mack's 171.0
58 Photo of Trio Of Four Trio Of Four HQ / Martin Mack's 171.0
60 Photo of The Babyhitters Club The Babyhitters Club used double down San Pedro Square Market 169.0
61 Photo of Devin's Destroyers Devin's Destroyers Pacific Coast Brewing Company 164.0
61 Photo of Whisk-Ahoy Whisk-Ahoy used double down Finnegan's Marin 164.0
63 Photo of Fantastic 3.5 Fantastic 3.5 Sauced BBQ & Spirits Livermore 163.0
64 Photo of Alternative Facts Alternative Facts used double down Finnegan's Marin 162.0
64 Photo of Star Trebek Star Trebek Bar Basic 162.0
66 Photo of Puzzles Puzzles McGah's Pub & Pianos 143.0
67 Photo of Greeks and Geeks Greeks and Geeks San Pedro Square Market 141.0
68 Photo of Fourth place dirtbags Fourth place dirtbags Sauced BBQ & Spirits Livermore 129.0
69 Photo of Homer's Logic Homer's Logic San Pedro Square Market 120.0
70 Photo of Chairman of the Boardroom Chairman of the Boardroom Bar Nua 100.0
70 Photo of Sack of Knowledge Sack of Knowledge San Pedro Square Market 100.0
70 Photo of Whitney's Fault Whitney's Fault Sauced BBQ & Spirits Livermore 100.0
73 Photo of Down in Flames Down in Flames used double down San Pedro Square Market 84.0
74 Photo of The Booger Boys The Booger Boys HQ / Martin Mack's 77.0
75 Photo of Howling Fantods Howling Fantods Dubliner Noe Valley 75.0
76 Photo of Stella Fellas Stella Fellas Sauced BBQ & Spirits Livermore 73.0
77 Photo of Center For Kids Who Can't Read Good Center For Kids Who Can't Read Good Bar Nua 72.0
77 Photo of Quizlamic Extremists! Quizlamic Extremists! Danny Coyle's 72.0
79 Photo of House Harkonnen House Harkonnen Danny Coyle's 67.0
80 Photo of Chupacabras Chupacabras SoMa StrEat Food Park 59.0
81 Photo of The Drunk Babies The Drunk Babies McGah's Pub & Pianos 56.0
82 Photo of Bukake Is Technically a Baby Shower Bukake Is Technically a Baby Shower O'Neill's Irish Pub San Mateo 40.0
83 Photo of Unprotected Phone Sex Unprotected Phone Sex Nickies 37.0
84 Photo of Youze 4 Yeezus Youze 4 Yeezus Flatiron 35.0
85 Photo of And in Second Place Is... And in Second Place Is... O'Neill's Irish Pub San Mateo 34.0
86 Photo of Oakland Writer's Bloc Oakland Writer's Bloc used double down Pacific Coast Brewing Company 30.0
86 Photo of TacocaT TacocaT San Pedro Square Market 30.0
88 Photo of Cheapskate Cheapskate O'Neill's Irish Pub San Mateo 20.0
88 Photo of Cool Kids Cool Kids Pacific Coast Brewing Company 20.0
88 Photo of Seban-A-Pellear Seban-A-Pellear Spark Social SF 20.0
88 Photo of Uncle Tony's Perkisizers Uncle Tony's Perkisizers McGah's Pub & Pianos 20.0
92 Photo of Obamarama Obamarama Bar Basic 17.0
93 Photo of We Just Had Sex We Just Had Sex Pacific Coast Brewing Company 14.0
94 Photo of And In First Place... And In First Place... Polo Grounds 0.0

used double down = Qualified for the Grand Final.
golden ticket = Qualified for the Grand Final to appear in the Golden Ticket Playoff contest.
used double down = Team exercised 'Double-Down' Option (League points earned for any ONE week of play - EXCEPT the final week - are doubled.)
average score = Team(s) with League's Perfectly Average Score (This feature may not be used in all leagues.)

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