Hello and welcome to The Bachelor Fantasy Pick 'Em League! Thanks to all of your for participating in this game. I'm always looking for ways to get my fantasy football fix in the off season so this is a good solution!
The object of the game is to score the most points throughout the season (duh). Each player accumulates points in two ways:
1.) At the beginning of the season, each player chooses three Bachelor contestants. This constitutes your "team." For these three contestants, your team scores points by making it through each rose ceremony and accomplishing various show-related "achievements" (see the points breakdown). The longer your contestants stay on the show, the more points you will score.
2.) Each week, every player is given 100 points to bet on which contestant(s) will NOT receive a rose at the rose ceremony. If you pick the eliminated contestant(s) correctly, you will receive the same number of points that you bet (example: if you place 50 points on Contestant 3 and she is eliminated, 50 points will be added to your season total). You may place all of your points on one contestant or spread them out across any number of contestants but points DO NOT rollover so make sure you spend your entire allotment.
Your elimination pick(s) must be in to me by 7 pm CST each Monday. They can be emailed, texted, Tweeted, Facebooked, or left in the comments section but if you don't get your pick(s) in by the deadline, you will not be eligible for elimination points for that week.
I will keep track of the points accumulated through both methods of play and post them weekly. At the end of the season, the money will be broken up as follows:
1st Place: $90
2nd Place: $20
3rd Place: $10
Thanks to everyone for joining up! This has already been a lot of fun and hopefully it'll catch on going into future season. Feel free to leave comments, talk a little trash, and make fun of the contestants here if you would like.
Good luck! (And go Shawn!)