2016 Tournament of Champions

Welcome to the WhatTrivia Tournament of Champions!  You've competed all year, now it's time to find out who is worthy of the $1000 first place cash prize! This tournament will consist of 2 Semi-Final events and 1 Final Championship event.  Registered teams will compete in only one of the two Semi-Final events, and must place to continue on to the Final event (see cut-off mentioned below). 

Sponsors for This Year's Tournament

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Winners 

RankTeamPoints
1 Table 5 116
2 Smarty Pints 7
3 Taste the Hrainbow 6
4 Alternative Facts 0
4 Approximately One Song 0
4 Back in the USSR 0
4 Double Trouble 0
4 Fancy Giraffe 0
4 In One Ear and Out Your Mother 0
4 Snarknado 0
4 The Spiciest Meme Lords 0
4 Team Bonding 0
4 Table 1 0
4 Traphouse150 0
     

Entry

  1. The Tournament of Champions is open to any registered team that played at least once in 2016.
  2. Entry fee is $120 per team. This includes entry into one Semi-Final and the Finals (if you qualify.)
  3. Based on the 2016 Tournament of Champions Standings, your entry fee will be as follows:
    1. The 1st Place Team is invited directly to Tournament of Champions Final with FREE entry.
    2. The 2nd Place Team: $40
    3. The 3rd Place Team: $60
    4. Teams in 4th through 10th: $80
    5. Teams in 11th through 20th: $100

How to Sign Up

There will be team tickets available for each Semi-Final event that are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your seat at either of the Semi-Final events, the captain of your WhatTrivia Registered team can log into whattrivia.com/registered-teams for instructions. Here you will find an EventBrite link to purchase your ticket, and your secret discount code based on the 2016 standings. In order to properly reserve your table, you will select which Semi-Final event you wish to compete in and the number of players that will be competing on your team.

Event Dates

Semi Final 1

Where: Taphouse150 - 150 Sebethe Dr, Cromwell CT
When: Friday, February 3rd @7pm 
Who: 9 Teams
Why: The Top 5 Teams from this event will advance to the Final Championship.

Semi Final 2

Where: Arch St. Tavern - 85 Arch St, Hartford CT
When: Saturday, February 11th @5pm 
Who: 14 Teams
Why: The Top 8 Teams from this event will advance to the Final Championship.

Final Championship

Where: Taphouse150 - 150 Sebethe Dr, Cromwell CT
When: Saturday, February 25th @7pm 
Who: 14 Teams - The 1st Place Team in the 2016 standings, the top 5 teams from Semi-Final 1, and the top 8 teams from Semi-Final 2
Why: The Top 3 teams from this event will be awarded prizes.

Prizes

Final Championship Prizes

1st Prize

2nd Prize

3rd Prize

 

Raffle Prizes

Each player will be given raffle tickets to use towards winning various other fun prizes at the final event!

Official Rules:

  1. You must be a registered team in 2016 to play in the Tournament of Champions. A member of your team must provide proof of ticket purchase for entry.
  2. Standard WhatTrivia rules apply. Maximum of 8 players per team. Teams may consist of any players of your choosing, team members need not have played WhatTrivia before. Choose your team wisely.
  3. Any form of cheating, especially cell phone use immediately disqualifies the whole team from the Semi-Final event and the Final event. If you are disqualified at the discretion of any WhatTrivia Staff, you will be ejected from the game and will not get your entry fee back.
  4. You can only compete in one of the Semi Final Events.  If you lose in Semi-Final 1, you cannot pay/register/play in the Semi-Final 2 to try again.
  5. There will be one entry fee per team for the Semi-Finals. There is no cost to compete in the finals, you have to earn it.  If you win in the Semi-finals, you are invited to the Finals for free.
  6. If you leave the room during the question, you will not be allowed to re-enter until the answer for that question is given.
  7. Standard Final question rules apply, if you submit more answers than asked for, your answers will be scored at the discretion of the WhatTrivia staff.

Final TOC Standings for 2016

Standings as of 12/29/2016

Rank Team Points
1 Hrainbow 185
2 Prince 144
3 Snarknado 133
4 In One Ear and Out Your Mother 107
5 Clit Something 102
6 Quiz my Pants 95
7 Smarty Pints 88
8 Trivia Nomads 77
9 Double Trouble 73
10 Love and Hate 71
11 Rob and his mo'Lassies 68
12 Alcohol: the cause of and solution to all of life's problems 63
13 Peyton manning's Forehead 57
14 Back in the USSR (The Red Army) 52
15 QuizzlyBears 46
16 Ray Dogs 45
17 Lisaaa 44
18 Cannata 41
19 Beeees 36
19 Crazy Sexy Bitches 36
19 Longballz 36
22 The Flint Tropics 34
22 Speedracers 34
24 Team Boobies! 33
25 Mumbo Jumbo 32
26 I'm Thinking 29
27 Approximately 1 Song 28
28 Hop Off My Dicktionary 27
29 RollTide 26
30 High School Hand Job 25
31 Flux Capacitors 24
31 Slam Pieces 24
31 The Umbrellas 24
34 Hump Day Heroes 23
35 Alice and Her Rabbit Holes 22
36 The GCFs 21
37 That Group 19
37 The Wet Bandits 19
37 Not Wesleyan 19
37 I won a math debate. 19
41 Squirtle...ALWAYS Squirtle 17
41 Hot Bobby's Fan Club 17
41 Show Me Your Peacock 17
44 Hold the Door 14
45 Stephen Hawkings School of Dance 12
46 Mind Your Quizness 11
46 Dumbledore's Army 11
46 Team Tony 11
46 Slut and the Falcon 11
46 Team Bonding 11
51 S.A.C.K. 10
51 Hotdogs4life 10
51 On Wednesdays We Drink 10
51 Woof! 10
55 Offensive Reference 7
55 Fancy Giraffes 7
57 Tree Hill Ravens 6
57 Test ease 6
59 I lost my virginity, but I still have the box it came in 5
59 Northbrook Estates 5
59 Two Wines Make a Right 5
59 Tom, Ryan 5
63 Trimath 4
63 Alotta Fagina 4
65 Take 5 3
65 Queen Bees 3
65 Team Mxyzptlk 3
65 CubanChicks 3
69 Gardening Gals 2
69 Environmental Seance 2
71 We Thought This Was BINGO 1
71 Hrainbow Dash 1
71 Les Quizerables 1
71 My Couch Pulls Out but I Don't 1
71 Cori and the Diamonds 1
71 Jumbo 1
71 Einstein's Ballsack 1
71 The Corner Illuminati 1
71 ABC 1
71 Frey and Sons Wedding Planning 1
71 Table 1 1
71 Disalino 1
71 EXL Service 1