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Football Challenge Rules

HIGHLIGHTS

  • There are Eighteen (18) OpporUTnities to WIN a Cash Prize!
  • Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Thu, August 24, 2017.
  • 100% of all collected $30 Registration Fees will be returned as Cash Prizes.
  • The Commissioner will receive NO “Administrative Cut”.  Kevin does this because he is insane.
  • Challengers may play more than one Handle Name, as long as a registration fee is paid for each.
  • The registration fee covers participation in both, the Regular Season & Bowl Season.
  • Mail payment to:  Kevin Jeske-Polyak | 445 W. Blount Ave., No. 216 | Knoxville, TN 37920.
  • One Challenger who registers and pays their registration fee before Thu, August 10, 2017 will win an Early Bird “Scholarship” (free play).
  • Challengers predict outcomes of 20 selected games during each week of the Regular Season and all Bowl Games.
  • Predictions are made online and may be CHANGED up until each deadline.
  • Points are awarded by picking the correct teams to win and making accurate predictions.
  • Updated cumulative rankings are posted every Week throughout the season.
  • Cumulative point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the Bowl Season.
  • Prize Money from collected Registration Fees (100%) is distributed as follows:
    • $30 is awarded to the “Early Bird” Scholarship Winner.
    • $30 is awarded to EACH of 14 Weekly Winners.
    • 60% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Regular Season Champion.
    • 20% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Regular Season Runner Up.
    • 20% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Bowl Season Champion.

OFFICIAL RULES

  1. There are Eighteen (18) OpporUTnities to WIN a Cash Prize!
  2. Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Thu, August 24, 2017.
  3. 100% of all collected $30 Registration Fees will be returned as Cash Prizes.
  4. The Commissioner will receive NO “Administrative Cut”.  Kevin does this because he is insane.
  5. Challengers may play more than one Handle Name, as long as a registration fee is paid for each.
  6. The registration fee covers participation in both, the Regular Season & Bowl Season.
  7. Mail payment to:  Kevin Jeske-Polyak | 445 W. Blount Ave., No. 216 | Knoxville, TN 37920.
  8. One Challenger who registers and pays their registration fee before Thu, August 10, 2017 will win an Early Bird “Scholarship” (free play).
  9. Challengers predict outcomes of 20 selected games during each week of the Regular Season and all Bowl Games.
  10. Predictions are made online and may be CHANGED up until each weekly deadline.
  11. Prediction deadlines are at 10 pm (Eastern) on Wednesdays throughout the challenge.
  12. Sorry, the automated system will “lock” when each deadline passes and will NOT accept Late Picks.
  13. It is NOT possible for the Commissioner to override the system to accept Late Picks, even for good reasons.
  14. Fifteen (15) different pick sheets are submitted throughout the season.
  15. Points are awarded by picking the correct teams to win and making accurate predictions:
    • 20 points for predicting the Exact Score of a game.
    • 10 points for predicting the Winning Team & Point Difference, but not the exact score.
    • 10 points for predicting the Winning Team & Points Scored by One team.
    • 7 points for only correctly predicting the Winning Team.
    • 3 points for only correctly predicting the Number of Points Scored by one of the teams.
  16. Updated cumulative rankings are posted every Week during the Regular Season.
  17. Cumulative point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the Bowl Season.
  18. Updated cumulative rankings are posted every Day during the Bowl Season.
  19. The “Early Bird” Scholarship Winner is determined by the closest score prediction for a separate game not included on the first pick sheet (submitted via e-mail).
  20. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points each week is the Weekly Winner.
  21. Challengers may only be a Weekly Winner once.   If a Challenger appears to win a second time, the winner is the next highest Challenger.
  22. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points during the regular season is the Regular Season Champion.
  23. The Challenger who earns the second greatest number of points during the regular season is the Regular Season Runner Up.
  24. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points during the bowl season is the Bowl Season Champion.
  25. Prize Money from collected Registration Fees (100%) is distributed as follows:
    • $30 is awarded to the “Early Bird” Scholarship Winner.
    • $30 is awarded to EACH of 14 Weekly Winners.
    • 60% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Regular Season Champion.
    • 20% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Regular Season Runner Up.
    • 20% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Bowl Season Champion.
  26. In the event of a tie  for any of the Cash Prizes, the tied Challenger with the most accurate prediction for the final game on the most recent pick sheet will be declared the winner.  Priority: predicted winner, total points scored, point difference – in that order.
  27. If a scheduled game is canceled for any reason, results will be tabulated for the games that were played.
  28. In the highly unlikely event of a system failure of any kind, alternate deadlines and/or submission procedures may be announced by the Commissioner.  All decisions under such circumstances are FINAL.

2017 PICK DEADLINES

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1. Wed, Aug 30, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 1
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2. Wed, Sep 06, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 2
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3. Wed, Sep 13, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 3
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4. Wed, Sep 20, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 4
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5. Wed, Sep 27, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 5
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6. Wed, Oct 04, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 6
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7. Wed, Oct 11, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 7
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8. Wed, Oct 18, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 8
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9. Wed, Oct 25, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 9
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10. Wed, Nov 01, 10 pm (Eastern) . . .  Week 10    Remember Daylight Saving Time
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11. Wed, Nov 08, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 11
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12. Wed, Nov 15, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 12
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13. Wed, Nov 22, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 13
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14. Wed, Nov 29, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 14
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15. TBD . . . . . . . . . . . Bowl Season
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