What is the Tournament Final Series? This is a chance for the best players of QuizzaMe to come together to not only find the best QuizzaMe teams in Australia, but to have a massive night of quizzing and fun!
How does it work? Each venue will keep a scoreboard over an 8 week period. Winning teams will get the chance to represent their venue at the Finals
Is there a cost? No, during the 8 week period QuizzaMe will still be free to play for all players, and there is no cost to register a team for the Tournament Series
Do you have to play every week? No, you can play as often as you like, but you got to be playing to earn tournament points!
Can we play at more than 1 venue? Yes, but if you qualify at more than 1 venue QuizzaMe Head Office will determine which venue you will represent Points are not transferable between venues
Do we need to pick a team name? Yes, you will need to have a team name picked out and locked in. Any teams that submit an inappropriate team name will be asked to think of another team name
Can we change our team name? No, you must decide on a team name and keep that name through the Finals series, NO EXCEPTIONS
What if someone else has the same team name? Each team will have a number after their name (eg Trivia Newton John 1 & Trivia Newton John 2) and will be numbered in the order that your team is registered
Is there a limit to the number of players in a team? Yes, this year we have a strict maximum of 6. No exceptions this year, if you have larger groups you may have to make 2 teams, or if you qualify, pick your best 6 players
What are the prizes for the Final? 1st Place team = 50% of prize pool 2nd Place team = 15% of prize pool 3rd Place team = 10% of prize pool Best Interstate team = 10% of prize pool Best dressed team = $450 Best dressed hero = $150 Best dressed individual = $150 33rd Place team = $100 Heads and Tail winner = $100
How does the percentages work? We are expecting the cash prizes above will work out at approximately 15%
What will happen to any excess money? If we get extra people turning up, any excess prize money will be given to the winning teams, firstly to round up prize money (eg if someone wins $696 we will round it up to $700) and then remaining funds will be given to the overall winning team
What if an interstate teams finishes in the top 3? The next highest placed interstate team will then be awarded the 10% prize
How will the prizes be given? All prizes will be given in cash, however there will be no guarantee that all prizes will be awarded on the night. Prizes may be given via cheque, or EFT
Who will be judging the best dressed? A crack team of Quiz Masters will decide the best dressed finalists, and final voting will be done by the Final audience
How long is the Tournament series? 8 weeks
When will the Tournament series start? The Tournament will start on Monday 5th September, and run through to Sunday 30th October
When is the Tournament Final? The final will be held in Melbourne, Victoria on Saturday 3rd December, 2016. It will be run from 8pm – 11pm, with registration from 6:30pm – 7:30pm. NO LATE REGISTRATIONS.
What is the location of the Tournament Final? Dorset Gardens Hotel, Croydon (Melbourne)
What is the theme of the Tournament Final? Heroes vs Villains. (Which side will you choose?)
What is the expected prize pool amount? The prize pool is estimated at approximately $10,000 (depending on final numbers) 100% of all Tournament Final entry fees will be returned to the players as prizes!
How to qualify for the Tournament Final
Automatic qualification Each Victorian team that wins their venue tournament will advance straight to the Tournament Final
Semi Final All Victorian teams that come second or third at their venue tournament will be invited to compete in a Semi Final event. Teams that finish in a high enough position during the Semi Final will win entry to the Tournament Final
The Semi Final will be held from 3pm – 5pm on Saturday 3rd December (registration 1:30pm – 2:30pm)
State Finals The top teams from each venue will be invited to compete at the QuizzaMe State Final
Wild Card Entry If there are spots available, teams will be randomly offered Wild Card entry into the QuizzaMe State Final
Representation Per State The following team allocations for the Tournament Final are available:
TAS – 1 team WA– 2 teams NSW – 3 teams SA – 4 teams
How are tournament points awarded? The top 10 teams will get points, with all teams that play receiving a minimum of 1 point. Points are awarded each week based on final position overall.
Will there be bonus points at venues during the Tournament series? Yes, bonus points will be awarded as per normal
Are Tournament points transferable between teams? No, you cannot give your points to another team
Will there be any handicapping during the 8 week Tournament qualification period? No, we are looking for the best of the best! So if your team is on a roll and winning, then you will be well placed to qualify for the final!
Structure of the Tournament Final
How much will the Tournament Final cost? Entry will be $20 per player
How much will the Semi Final cost? Entry will be $20 per player. All winners get free entry into the Tournament Final
How much will the State Finals cost? Entry will be $20 per player
What are the prizes for the Tournament Final? The final prize structure is still being formulated, however there will be prizes for Best Dressed Team, Best Dressed Individual, prizes for top 3 teams, random prizes, spot prizes and more!
How many rounds will there be? There will be 4 rounds of fun, 12 questions per round.
What other games will there be? There will be a record number of people playing heads and tails, as well as a few other games!
Eating, Partying & Sleeping at the Tournament Final
Will there be bistro service available? Yes, the bistro is open from 5pm – 9pm. If you let them know you are part of the QuizzaMe Tournament they will give your order preference, you can’t quiz on an empty stomach!
Is there a buffet available? Oh boy, there sure is! The final menu and price has not been confirmed yet, but it will be some of your favourites!
How much is the buffet? Check back here for the answer shortly!
Is there accommodation available? Yes, but get in quick! Contact the venue directly to book your accommodation
Is there a special QuizzaMe rate for the accommodation? Check back here for the answer shortly!
What happens after the event? All players will be given free entry into the venue’s nightclub, open to 5am
Will there be transport available to and from the venue? We are organising some transport options (better than last year!), check back here for the answer shortly!
Do we need a team captain? Yes, you need to nominate a team captain that will be our main point of contact. This is so we can send all important information to one person that we know will pass it on to you!
What will the captain do? They will let us know final numbers, who is attending and be able to keep you up to date with all information!
Do we need to register our team? Yes! If you do not register your team, you will not be coming! Spaces will be limited and there will be set seating, so we need to be able to fit everyone in.
How does the team captain register? Team captains, please head to quizzame.com.au/rego to register your team!
Will there be an online payment option? Absolutely, you will be able to pre-purchase your tickets, and this will also give you priority entry into the Final.
Last Year's Tournament
Where to get updates?
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More information or questions If you have any other questions, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org