There will be twelve tournaments, usually on the last Saturday, but occasionally Sunday, of each month and a weekend in December (Check the Calendar). All games are played by individuals on buzzers. Each Tourney will have a LightSpeed Quiz, a QU12 and a 'Special'.
An ongoing championship where each month's results contribute to a players end of year total
Each tournament will have a LightSpeed Quiz comprising 8 'tilts' of 20 questions each, divided into different genres as follows:
Music, incorporating Pop, Jazz, Classical, Radio, Musicals
Entry and entry fees:
Entry must be confirmed via the facebook event pages by midnight on the Thursday before the event.
Cost per Tourney is £5 per person.
Each contestant shall have an android device with the LightSpeed Buzzer App. (These can be hired at events for £3 a time, but most phones and tablets are perfect).
Each contestant shall be connected and ready to play two minutes prior to the start time of each game, which are as follows:
Handicaps are based entirely on money paid in and won.
Tournament PrizesA player's net total points (score +/- their handicap) will define their position at the end of a Tourney and the appropriation of the cash prizes
At the end of a Tourney the players shall receive
In the case of tied scores, sudden death will be played for those contesting a first place, otherwise, rank will be sorted by a) most two pointers, b) highest individual tilt scores, then c) last person to get a two pointer.
A high-jepoardy quiz comprising 12 monthly qualifiers and an end of season final for £500. Generally a QU12 will comprise
Round '0' - Qualifier
All players who have not automatically qualified for the day's QU12 will play a qualification round to get into the game proper. Using standard LSQ rules, a player who amasses six points will qualify, until such time as the 12 places for round 1 are filled
Round 1 - "12 Angry Men"
Round 2 - "The Dirty Dozen"
Round 3 - "12 Answers A Place"
£2 (with an additional £20 for the winner to pay for their place in the final) per person
A final QU12 will be played in December, at the end of the last tournament, between the 12 champions from each month. The rules will be the same apart from the winner recieves the 'Prix Pathetique' of £500
To finish off each day there will be a 'Special' of the setter's choosing. A special might consist of 50 questions with a theme to the answers.
LSQ rules might apply, but without handicaps
The winner(s) gets a medal
During the course of the year one-off "Super Specials" may be held, which will be stand-alone events, but counting towards the "Buzzer of The Year" (see below)
Buzzer of the year points can be gained thus: