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Challenge Rules: Football

2019 RULE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three (3) OpporUTnities to WIN a big Cash Prize!
  • Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Thu, August 22, 2019.
  • 100% of all collected $30 Registration Fees will be returned as Cash Prizes.
  • Commissioner Kevin receives NO “Administrative Cut”.   He 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 halves of the Regular Season PLUS the Bowl Season.
  • Mail payment to:  Kevin Jeske-Polyak | 445 W. Blount Ave., No. 216 | Knoxville, TN 37920.
  • 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 weekly deadline.
  • Points are awarded by picking the correct teams to win.
  • Extra points are earned based on accuracy of score predictions.
  • Updated cumulative rankings are posted every Week throughout the season.
  • One First-Half Champion is crowned after the first 7 weeks of the Regular Season.
  • Point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the second half of the season.
  • The First-Half Champion remains ELIGIBLE to become the Second-Half Champion.
  • One Second-Half Champion is crowned after the final 7 weeks of the Regular Season.
  • Point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the Bowl Season.  Modified rules may be used during the Bowl Season.
  • Prize Money from collected Registration Fees (100%) is distributed as follows:
    • 40% of prize money is awarded to the First-Half Champion.
    • 40% of prize money is awarded to the Second-Half Champion.
    • 20% of prize money is awarded to the Bowl Season Champion.

FULL OFFICIAL RULES

  1. Three (3) OpporUTnities to WIN a big Cash Prize!
  2. Everyone must register at KevinAndrewOnline.com before Thu, August 22, 2019.
  3. 100% of all collected $30 Registration Fees will be returned as Cash Prizes.
  4. Commissioner Kevin receives NO “Administrative Cut”.   He 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 halves of the Regular Season PLUS the Bowl Season.
  7. Mail payment to:  Kevin Jeske-Polyak | 445 W. Blount Ave., No. 216 | Knoxville, TN 37920.
  8. Challengers predict outcomes of 20 selected games during each week of the Regular Season and all Bowl Games.
  9. Predictions are made ONLINE and may be changed up until each weekly deadline.
  10. Prediction deadlines are at 9 pm (Eastern) on Wednesdays throughout the challenge.
  11. Sorry, the automated system will “lock” when each deadline passes and will NOT accept Late Picks.
  12. It is NOT possible for the Commissioner to override the system to accept Late Picks, even for good reasons.
  13. Fifteen (15) different pick sheets are submitted throughout the season.
  14. Points are awarded by picking the correct teams to win.
  15. Extra points are earned based on accuracy of score predictions, as follows:
    • 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. One First-Half Champion is crowned after the first 7 weeks of the Regular Season.
  18. Point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the second half of the season.
  19. The First-Half Champion remains ELIGIBLE to become the Second-Half Champion.
  20. One  Second-Half Champion is crowned after the final 7 weeks of the Regular Season.
  21. Point totals are reduced to ZERO prior to the start of the Bowl Season.  Modified rules may be used during the Bowl Season.
  22. Updated cumulative rankings are posted every Day during the Bowl Season.
  23. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points during the first 7 weeks is the First-Half Champion.
  24. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points during the final 7 weeks is the Second-Half Champion.
  25. The Challenger who earns the greatest number of points during the bowl season is the Bowl Season Champion.
  26. Prize Money from collected Registration Fees (100%) is distributed as follows:
    • 40% of prize money is awarded to the First-Half Champion.
    • 40% of prize money is awarded to the Second-Half Champion.
    • 20% of prize money is awarded to the Bowl Season Champion.
  27. 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: correct predicted winning team, total points scored in the game, point difference between teams – in that order.
  28. If a scheduled game is canceled for any reason, results will be tabulated for the games that were played.
  29. 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.

2019 PICK DEADLINES

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1. Wed, Aug 28, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 1
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2. Wed, Sep 04, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 2
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3. Wed, Sep 11, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 3
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4. Wed, Sep 18, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 4
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5. Wed, Sep 25, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 5
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6. Wed, Oct 02, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 6
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7. Wed, Oct 09, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 7
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8. Wed, Oct 16, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 8
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9. Wed, Oct 23, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . . . Week 9
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10. Wed, Oct 30, 9 pm (Eastern) . . .  Week 10    Remember Daylight Saving Time
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11. Wed, Nov 06, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 11
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12. Wed, Nov 13, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 12
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13. Wed, Nov 20, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 13
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14. Wed, Nov 27, 9 pm (Eastern) . . . .  Week 14
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15. Wed, Dec 11, 9 pm . . . . . . . . . . . Bowl Season
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