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How to Play College Bowl Football Pools

  • Choose the Type of Game- we offer 4 ways to score:
    • Weighted (1-n)
      • Assign confidence points to each game, 1-N, where N is the number of games in your pool (42 if you use all the bowl games). Each game must have a unique confidence number.
      • Win the number of points assigned to a game if you correctly pick the winner
    • Fixed
      • Win 1 point per game if you correctly pick the winner
    • Custom Weights
      • The commissioner assigns the weights of each game.
      • Win the number of points the game is worth if you correctly pick the winner
    • Bonus Points
      • Games are worth 1-3 points, depending upon the spread
      • Correctly pick favorite or underdog of 3 or less spread - get 1 point
      • Correctly pick underdog between 3.5 and 7 spread - get 2 points
      • Correctly pick underdog with spread greater than 7 - get 3 points
  • Choose whether you use a Spread or not:
    • Examples of using the spread:
      • If the spread is team A -3.5 points over team B, and you pick team B, you win as long as either team B wins or team A wins by less than 3.5 points.
      • If you had picked team A in the above situation, you only win if team A wins by more than 3.5 points.
    • Or you can just pick who the winner is (the Spread is only for information
  • Control Which Games Are In Your Pool
    • Your pool commissioner selects which games you play.
  • Choose the Pool Deadline
    • The commissioner can set the deadline for all picks to be anytime between the first game and the final game of the Bowl Season. Picks can be changed up to the deadline or the kickoff of a game.
  • Optional: Tie-breaker
    • You can add a tie-breaker - which is to predict the final score of the a selected game in your pool
    • Tie-breaker determines the winner if two or more people tie after all games have been played
    • Commissioner can prioritize the order of the tie-breaker from five options:
      • Whoever picks the winner of the game correctly (had more points on the actual winner than on the loser of the game).
      • Which player had the best win/loss percentage (for the week, the segment or the season)
      • Whoever was closest to the winning team's score of the game.
      • Whoever was closest to the losing team's score of the game.
      • Whoever was closest to the combined score of both the winning and losing teams.
  • Most points wins!
  • Picks are due before kickoff of each game, or the deadline chosen by the commissioner, whichever is earlier.
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