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Football Challenge Rules

HIGHLIGHTS

  • There are Four (4) OpporUTnities to WIN a Cash Prize!
  • Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Thu, August 23, 2018.
  • 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 9, 2018 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.
  • NEW: One regular season First-Half Champion is crowned after the first 7 weeks.
  • NEW: Point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the second half of the season.
  • NEW: One regular season Second-Half Champion is crowned after the final 7 weeks.
  • Point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the Bowl Season.
  • The First-Half Winner remains ELIGIBLE to become the Second-Half Winner.
  • Prize Money from collected Registration Fees (100%) is distributed as follows:
    • $30 is awarded to the “Early Bird” Scholarship Winner.
    • 40% of remaining prize money is awarded to the First-Half Champion.
    • 40% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Second-Half Champion.
    • 20% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Bowl Season Champion.

OFFICIAL RULES

  1. There are Four (4) OpporUTnities to WIN a Cash Prize!
  2. Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Thu, August 23, 2018.
  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 9, 2018 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. NEW: One regular season First-Half Champion is crowned after the first 7 weeks.
  18. NEW: Point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the second half of the season.
  19. NEW: One regular season Second-Half Champion is crowned after the final 7 weeks.
  20. Point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the Bowl Season.
  21. The First-Half Winner remains ELIGIBLE to become the Second-Half Winner.
  22. Updated cumulative rankings are posted every Day during the Bowl Season.
  23. 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).
  24. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points during the first 7 weeks is the First-Half Champion.
  25. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points during the final 7 weeks is the Second-Half Champion.
  26. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points during the bowl season is the Bowl Season Champion.
  27. Prize Money from collected Registration Fees (100%) is distributed as follows:
    • $30 is awarded to the “Early Bird” Scholarship Winner.
    • 40% of remaining prize money is awarded to the First-Half Champion.
    • 40% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Second-Half Champion.
    • 20% of remaining prize money is awarded to the Bowl Season Champion.
  28. 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.
  29. If a scheduled game is canceled for any reason, results will be tabulated for the games that were played.
  30. 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.

2018 PICK DEADLINES

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1. Wed, Aug 29, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 1
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2. Wed, Sep 05, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 2
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3. Wed, Sep 12, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 3
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4. Wed, Sep 19, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 4
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5. Wed, Sep 26, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 5
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6. Wed, Oct 03, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 6
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7. Wed, Oct 10, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 7
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8. Wed, Oct 17, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 8
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9. Wed, Oct 24, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 9
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10. Wed, Oct 31, 10 pm (Eastern) . . .  Week 10    Remember Daylight Saving Time
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11. Wed, Nov 07, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 11
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12. Wed, Nov 14, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 12
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13. Wed, Nov 21, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 13
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14. Wed, Nov 28, 10 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 14
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15. Wed, Dec 12, 10 pm . . . . . . . . . . . Bowl Season
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