What all-time great has posted the highest single season batting average in history? What Detroit Tiger holds the record for the most career triples? Who holds the single season record for most stolen bases by an Atlanta Brave? If you think you can handle these types of questions, come on out and play for some cash and prizes. By the way, the answers are: Nap Lajoie, .426 in 1901, Sam Crawford with 309, and Otis Nixon, 72 SB in 1991.
Full Contact Trivia and OutfieldFlyRule.com present the 1st Annual FCT Fall Classic, a baseball trivia game intended to test your knowledge, memory, and recall of America’s pastime. Teams from all over the USA will flock to Little 5 Points to compete for hundreds of dollars in cash and prizes. The show will consist of 20 questions covering various categories that have been meticulously researched and vetted for their accuracy and difficulty. Cash and prizes will be awarded to the top finishing teams, and delicious pitchers of machine-crafted American goodness will be awarded randomly to participating team. Individual players may also be enshrined into the Ancient and Mysterious Order of the Tassel, reserved for only the MVPs of FCT tournament level shows.
WHEN: October 10, 2014 – 8:00 PM
WHERE: The Elder Tree Pub 469 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 (404) 658-6108
Teams can consist of any number of players, although we have found 3-6 per team the most manageable. The entry fee is $25 per team, and all entry fees will be recycled in the form of prizes. The event will be taking place on October 10th, 2014. First pitch is at 8:00 PM. The festivities will be held at the fabulous Elder Tree Pub in Atlanta, GA. If you haven’t been there, the food and beer selections are phenomenal. While advance registration is not necessary, it is encouraged so that the venue can plan accordingly. Prizes are expected to be in the hundreds of dollars (depending on turnout).
Full Contact Trivia is arguably most popular pub trivia company in the Metro Atlanta and Athens area. FCT was recently awarded “Best Trivia” by the readers of the Athens Banner-Herald for their show at The Blind Pig in Athens, GA. In addition, FCT has won best trivia accolades from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Flagpole Magazine, Creative Loafing, the Athens Banner-Herald, and others. The “Triviaheads”, as their followers are called, have won numerous other trivia tournaments, including taking First, Second, and Third place at this year’s Trivia Super Bowl held by sports-talk radio station 960 The Ref.
FCT also hosts the following tournaments every year:
- The Trivia Bowl – A football-only themed show held the week of the Super Bowl;
- The Etta James Memorial – Music trivia, featuring nearly any music question you can think of;
- Night At The Movies – Trivia about movies.performers, and the Academy Awards;
- March Trivia Madness – A 10-week long cumulative tourney that rewards endurance, perseverance, and dedication, this is the largest and grandest of the tourneys;
- The Pairs Game – A general trivia show featuring teams consisting of two people only;
- World Cup of Trivia – A quadrennial trivia elimination tourney modeled after the World Cup.
FCT questions are not for the faint of heart, but the trivia experience is better than any other you will encounter. If you have what it takes to challenge OFR’s own Brent Blackwell or Chris Jervis, or any of the other Triviaheads…come on down to the Elder Tree Pub with your friends. Even the last place team wins something. If you want to get a feel for an FCT experience before the tournament, a list of shows can be found here.