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

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.

New to Brainstormer and want to join the League?



* 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).

Registered Teams and League Standings


 
Show scores by venue 
Team Name  

QUALIFYING ROUNDS

Avg Score: 122.38
Rank Team   Venue Total Points
1 Photo of Ministry of Silly Answers Ministry of Silly Answers used double down Flatiron 280.0
2 Photo of I'm Drinking Beer But My Pants Smell like Chardonnay I'm Drinking Beer But My Pants Smell like Chardonnay The Swingin' Door 230.0
3 Photo of In a Tie Breaker In a Tie Breaker used double down Asiento 220.0
4 Photo of New MILFs: The Millenials I'd Like to Fire New MILFs: The Millenials I'd Like to Fire Academy Bar & Kitchen 216.0
5 Photo of The Wurst The Wurst used double down Brotzeit Lokal Biergarten 213.0
6 Photo of No Reservations No Reservations Lord George 210.0
7 Photo of You Can Count on Monte Cristo You Can Count on Monte Cristo McGah's Pub & Pianos 207.0
8 Photo of C U Next Tuesday C U Next Tuesday Finnegan's Marin 197.0
9 Photo of Let’s Get Quizzical Let’s Get Quizzical McGah's Pub & Pianos 195.0
10 Photo of Cat People Cat People Patriot House Pub 194.0
11 Photo of Oakland Writer's Bloc Oakland Writer's Bloc Aisle 5 184.0
11 Photo of Oh Noe You Didn't Oh Noe You Didn't Dubliner Noe Valley 184.0
13 Photo of BeyAndre BeyAndre Academy Bar & Kitchen 183.0
14 Photo of Untz! Untz! Untz! Untz! Untz! Untz! Untz! Untz! Golden State Brewery 180.0
15 Photo of Smart Throbs Smart Throbs Uproar Brewing Company 179.0
15 Photo of The Rural Jurors The Rural Jurors Brotzeit Lokal Biergarten 179.0
17 Photo of Funeral Kiss-Cam Funeral Kiss-Cam Danny Coyle's 177.0
18 Photo of Umunhum Brewing Umunhum Brewing Uproar Brewing Company 175.0
19 Photo of Revolving Cabinet Revolving Cabinet Beer Baron Livermore 169.0
20 Photo of WeWeWe WeWeWe Academy Bar & Kitchen 168.0
21 Photo of Only my couch pulls out Only my couch pulls out Monaghan's 167.0
22 Photo of Honey Badgers Honey Badgers Patriot House Pub 166.0
22 Photo of You Can't Handle the Trivia You Can't Handle the Trivia The Swingin' Door 166.0
24 Photo of The Van Doren Gang The Van Doren Gang Main & Elm 163.0
25 Photo of In Third Place In Third Place used double down Main & Elm 161.0
26 Photo of Beyond Thunderchickens Beyond Thunderchickens Beer Baron Livermore 160.0
26 Photo of Smarty Pants Smarty Pants Mars Bar & Restaurant 160.0
26 Photo of The Fearless Rabbits The Fearless Rabbits McGah's Pub & Pianos 160.0
29 Photo of Ask My Balls Ask My Balls Uproar Brewing Company 158.0
30 Photo of Sophie's Choice Sophie's Choice Golden State Brewery 157.0
30 Photo of Spooning Leads to Forking Spooning Leads to Forking O'Neill's Irish Pub San Mateo 157.0
30 Photo of This is Becoming a Habit This is Becoming a Habit The Swingin' Door 157.0
33 Photo of The Barwhals The Barwhals O'Neill's Irish Pub San Mateo 155.0
34 Photo of Careless Whiskers Careless Whiskers Brotzeit Lokal Biergarten 154.0
35 Photo of Starter Culture Starter Culture Spark Social SF 151.0
36 Photo of Achilles in Heels Achilles in Heels Golden State Brewery 150.0
36 Photo of The LeVar Burton Salsa Experiment The LeVar Burton Salsa Experiment Bar Basic 150.0
38 Photo of Prononounce This, Rick! Prononounce This, Rick! Finnegan's Marin 147.0
38 Photo of West Coast Chupacabras West Coast Chupacabras used double down Main & Elm 147.0
40 Photo of Ba-dum Tssshhh Ba-dum Tssshhh Spark Social SF 144.0
41 Photo of The Randy Popes The Randy Popes Dubliner Noe Valley 143.0
42 Photo of House Harkonnen House Harkonnen Danny Coyle's 140.0
43 Photo of Brain's Addiction Brain's Addiction Main & Elm 138.0
44 Photo of Team Perfectly Average Team Perfectly Average Danny Coyle's 137.0
45 Photo of It's the F***ing Catalina wine mixer It's the F***ing Catalina wine mixer Dubliner Noe Valley 136.0
46 Photo of Sharon Cox and the Dap Kings Sharon Cox and the Dap Kings Kennedy's Irish Pub 135.0
46 Photo of We Just Don't Wanna Be Last We Just Don't Wanna Be Last Spark Social SF 135.0
48 Photo of Unemployed hand models, looking for hand jobs Unemployed hand models, looking for hand jobs Uproar Brewing Company 134.0
49 Photo of Moist Groins Moist Groins Monaghan's 127.0
50 Photo of Top the Tater Top the Tater Spark Social SF 125.0
51 Photo of The Sexy Eunuchs The Sexy Eunuchs Danny Coyle's 121.0
52 Photo of How Do you Spell Profilactic? How Do you Spell Profilactic? Monaghan's 120.0
52 Photo of Probably Not Last Probably Not Last Lord George 120.0
52 Photo of Sassafrassarassum Sassafrassarassum Brotzeit Lokal Biergarten 120.0
55 Photo of Spock's Brain Spock's Brain Barrel Proof Bar & Restaurant 115.0
56 Photo of Who's Jim? Who's Jim? Spark Social SF 111.0
57 Photo of Smarty Panties Smarty Panties Barrel Proof Bar & Restaurant 110.0
58 Photo of Red Lantern Red Lantern Uproar Brewing Company 108.0
58 Photo of Twelve Angry Emoji Twelve Angry Emoji Asiento 108.0
60 Photo of Linda from HR Linda from HR Danny Coyle's 105.0
61 Photo of He’s my Johnson He’s my Johnson Kennedy's Irish Pub 103.0
61 Photo of Pickle Backs? Pickle Backs? Asiento 103.0
63 Photo of The Penultimators The Penultimators The Final Final 100.0
64 Photo of The Dude Imbibes The Dude Imbibes Patriot House Pub 98.0
65 Photo of Spooning leads to forking 2 Spooning leads to forking 2 McGah's Pub & Pianos 95.0
66 Photo of That’s what she said That’s what she said Finnegan's Marin 91.0
67 Photo of Dis bitch don’t know bout pangaea Dis bitch don’t know bout pangaea Uproar Brewing Company 90.0
67 Photo of Fortune Cleaners Fortune Cleaners Asiento 90.0
69 Photo of Fat Kids Always Win At See-Saw Fat Kids Always Win At See-Saw Cabin Bar & Lounge 87.0
70 Photo of Wild Bill's Rowdy Bunch Wild Bill's Rowdy Bunch Kennedy's Irish Pub 83.0
71 Photo of Get Schwifty!!! Get Schwifty!!! Finnegan's Marin 82.0
72 Photo of Telephonies Telephonies Patriot House Pub 81.0
73 Photo of Structured Spontaneity Structured Spontaneity Patriot House Pub 80.0
73 Photo of Team Danielle Team Danielle Academy Bar & Kitchen 80.0
75 Photo of Charleston Bobcats Charleston Bobcats Beer Baron Livermore 76.0
75 Photo of Hush Hush Sweet Space Puppies Hush Hush Sweet Space Puppies Uproar Brewing Company 76.0
77 Photo of A Bajo En Fuego A Bajo En Fuego Uproar Brewing Company 74.0
77 Photo of Turn Right on Crappy Street Turn Right on Crappy Street Flatiron 74.0
79 Photo of Alternative Answers Alternative Answers Monaghan's 73.0
79 Photo of Deez Nuts Deez Nuts Asiento 73.0
81 Photo of Allergic to Basic Allergic to Basic Uproar Brewing Company 70.0
82 Photo of Team Public School Team Public School McGah's Pub & Pianos 68.0
83 Photo of Norm! Norm! Main & Elm 61.0
83 Photo of The Alcheologists The Alcheologists Finnegan's Marin 61.0
85 Photo of Now you know Now you know Uproar Brewing Company 60.0
86 Photo of Greenbrae Slackers Greenbrae Slackers Flatiron 54.0
87 Photo of Team Tesla Team Tesla Patriot House Pub 50.0
87 Photo of We Just Had Sex We Just Had Sex Aisle 5 50.0
89 Photo of New Kids on the Blockchain New Kids on the Blockchain Patriot House Pub 47.0
90 Photo of Homemade Sprite Homemade Sprite McGah's Pub & Pianos 44.0
91 Photo of Our Mom's Think We're Cool Our Mom's Think We're Cool Finnegan's Marin 43.0
91 Photo of Sewer Bitch Rats Sewer Bitch Rats Asiento 43.0
93 Photo of Double Trouble Double Trouble Patriot House Pub 40.0
94 Photo of Rick Made Us Sign Up Rick Made Us Sign Up Finnegan's Marin 32.0
95 Photo of A Slow Constant Simmer of Animosity A Slow Constant Simmer of Animosity Kennedy's Irish Pub 30.0
95 Photo of Justin time for summer Justin time for summer Danny Coyle's 30.0
95 Photo of Twisted Circuits Twisted Circuits Patriot House Pub 30.0
98 Photo of These sweatpants are all that fits me right now These sweatpants are all that fits me right now Beer Baron Livermore 20.0
99 Photo of Ells Bells Ells Bells Brotzeit Lokal Biergarten 16.0
100 Photo of Swolo Solo Swolo Solo Patriot House Pub 0.0
100 Photo of Your Average Bears Your Average Bears McGah's Pub & Pianos 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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