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Pub Trivia USA

How does Trivia work?

Trivia Night is a live, hosted event. The game consists of 2 halves with 10 questions per half. There is a halftime question and a final question. Categories include TV, movies, music, sports, pop culture, and much more. Team size can be as large as you want; the bigger, the better. Teams gain points for correct answers with the top teams winning great prizes.

What do you get out of it?

Players have a chance to win great nightly prizes (gift certificates) provided by the establishment. Pub Trivia will also be hosting area tournaments with HUGE cash prizes. This is your chance to hang out with some friends, get some great food and drinks, make some new friends and HAVE FUN!!!!!
*All prizes are gift certificates unless stated.

How do you play?

Find a location, grab some friends and have fun!!!!!

The best live trivia in Illinois!!!

NEWS and EVENTS

*Rookies
Last Tuesday of the month (Hoffman Estates) (Huntley)
6/25/19 – DISNEY MOVIES
7/30/19 – THE OFFICE
8/27/19 – FRIENDS

Last Wednesday of the month (Roselle) (Elgin)
6/26/19 – DISNEY MOVIES
7/31/19 – THE OFFICE
8/28/19 – FRIENDS
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*HOME Bar (Arlington Heights)
LAST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH THEMED TRIVIA
6/26/19 – SEINFELD
7/31/19 – DISNEY MOVIES
8/28/19 – THE OFFICE
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*Offsides (Woodstock)
Will have a themed trivia night every other Thursday
6/27/19 – Regular
7/4/19 – NO TRIVIA HOLIDAY
7/11/19 – Chicago Sports
7/18/19 – Regular
7/25/19 – Sons of Anarchy
8/1/19 – Regular
8/8/19 – Shameless
8/15/19 – Regular
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*Cortland’s Garage (Chicago)
Will have a themed trivia night every other Monday Night

7/1/19 – Regular Trivia
7/8/19 – Seinfeld
7/15/19 – Regular Trivia
7/22/19 – Harry Potter Movies
7/29/19 – Regular Trivia
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*America’s Bar (Hoffman Estates)
Will Have a themed trivia night the 1st Tuesday of the month

7/2/19 – NO TRIVIA (HOLIDAY)
8/6/19 – Big Bang Theory
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*Eaglewood (Itasca)
Will have a themed trivia night the 1st Thursday of every month.
7/4/19 – NO TRIVIA (HOLIDAY)
8/1/19 – Seinfeld
9/5/19 – 80’s Music
10/3/19 – Halloween (The Holiday Not The Movie)
11/7/19 – Chicago Sports
12/5/19 – Christmas/Holiday
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*Elgin Public House (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED)
Will Have a themed trivia night the 2nd Tuesday of the month
7/9/19 – Elvis
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*Peggy Kinnane’s (Arlington Heights)
They have cancelled trivia for Thursday 7/18/19 due to a special event.
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**Teams/players need to support the venues that are hosting trivia events. Too many trivia players are attending trivia nights and are not buying anything unless they win a prize. The venues goal in having trivia is to sell food and beverage to patrons. These locations do not have to host trivia and may stop if teams aren’t buying anything. Some of these locations are going to make changes to their policies on how prizes are issued because of this. Support the venues!
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Play Trivia Tonight!

Wednesday 6/26/19

Tonight’s games:

6:30
Rosati’s Pizza-877 E. Geneva Rd. (Carol Stream)

7:00
***New show–Morgan’s of Lockport – 14929 S. Archer St. (Lockport)
Durty Nellies-180 Smith St. (Palatine)
MT Barrels-1712 W. Wise Rd. (Schaumberg)
Eduardo’s -206 E. Lincoln Hwy. (DeKalb)
Union Ale House -1211 S. Wolf Rd. (Prospect Heights)
Front Row Bar-14903 S. Bell Rd. (Homer Glen)
Tighthead Brewery-161 N. Archer Ave. (Mundelein)
Chaser’s Grill-830 S. Rand Rd. (Lake Zurich)
Main Street Pour House-214 Main St. (Woodstock)
Chances Bar-455 S. Rt. 45 (Lindenhurst)
At Work Bar-1190 E. Higgins Rd. (Elk Grove Village)
Jen G’s Pizza Pub-38170 N. Sheridan Rd. (Beach Park)
HOME Bar-1227 N. Rand Rd. (Arlington Heights)
“Seinfeld” Themed Trivia

7:30
Riley’s-590 S. York St. (Elmhurst)
Ellyn’s Tap-940 Roosevelt Rd. (Glen Ellyn)
Stilin’s Pub-2029 Ogden Ave. (Lisle)

8:00
Emil’s Tavern on Center -161 Center St. (Grayslake)
Mrs. P and Me-100 E. Prospect Ave. (Mt. Prospect)
Rookies All-American Bar & Grill -2486 Bushwood Dr. (Elgin)
“Disney Movie” Trivia
Rookies All-American Bar & Grill -1360 Lake St. (Roselle)
“Disney Movie” Trivia

*Please contact locations for cancellations due to weather, games, or holidays.
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*Follow Pub Trivia USA on Twitter!!!!! @PubTriviaUSA

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League Information

Why should you join the Pub Trivia league?

It’s FREE to play!!!
Pub Trivia will be giving away thousands of dollars in CASH prizes, each year, during league tournaments.  ALL cash prizes will go to local teams!

How does the Pub Trivia league work?

-Sign up and you will be provided a league number.
-Each time you play, provide the trivia host with your league number.
-Play as many nights per week as you would like at any Pub Trivia location.
-Top ranked teams from the season automatically qualify for the Championship games.
-Lower ranked teams will be invited to fill unclaimed spots.
-Next season to start shortly after previous season (same rules apply).

2019 Season 1 Championships

A HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR VENUES AND TEAMS THAT PARTICIPATED IN PTUSA TOURNAMENTS!!!!!

1st=$300 CASH – MONTALBON and FEARSOME DONKEYS
2nd=$200 CASH – 99 PROBLEMS BUT WINNING AIN’T ONE and SPELLING DOESN’T COUNT
3rd=$100 CASH – BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED and NO WHAMMIES
4th=$50 GC – OUR NAME CHANGES EVERY TIME and FLYING SPAGHETTI MONSTER
5th=$25 GC – CARINI and SLAVES TO SIN
6th=$10 GC – INSERT NAME HERE and HAN SOLO

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR GENEROUS DONATIONS TO “WITHIN YOUR REACH”!!!
In total we made $355 to donate to this great organization!!!!
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2019 Season 2
Season starts-April 21st
End of Season-August 10th
Championship Games-August 24th
Locations:
North-TBD
West-TBD
Prizes for the North and West tournaments are:
1st=$300 cash, 2nd=$200 cash, 3rd=$100 cash, 4th=$50 Gift certificate, 5th=$25 Gift certificate, and 6th=$10 Gift certificate

*Top 20 teams in North and West areas will automatically receive an invitation. Remaining teams will be invited based on rank and availability.

*Top City and South teams will get invitations to North and West Championships based on rankings.

*League teams are responsible for giving trivia host their league number each night. Please make sure trivia host has recorded your league number, don’t assume they know it. Scores are posted weekly at the top of this page. When the season ends, no scores will be added except for the previous week. If you are missing a nightly score, please email [email protected]
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Season 2 is 16 weeks long. A teams top 18 scores will count for the team score. Lower scores after 18 times played will drop off. Play as many times, at as many Pub Trivia locations as you want.

Please be sure to give your league number each time you play.
If you can’t remember your number, send your team name to [email protected] and we will send you your number.

**Teams/players need to support the venues that are hosting trivia events.  Too many trivia players are attending trivia nights and are not buying anything unless they win a prize.  The venues goal in having trivia is to sell food and beverage to patrons.  These locations do not have to host trivia and may stop if teams aren’t buying anything.  Some of these locations are going to make changes to their policies on how prizes are issued because of this.  Support the venues!

Register Your Team

Please read prior to registering
-Teams are invited to tournament locations based on standings and home locations.  Your home area is the area you play most often.  It is not always possible to invite teams to tournament games in their home areas.  Sometimes teams might have to travel to other areas to compete in tournaments.
-Prize money and number of teams competing at tournament games is based on number of locations and number of teams competing each season in each area.  This is subject to change.
-Each team is only allowed to have 1 score per day.  First score received will be the only score for that day.
-Weekly scores should be entered by the following Sunday night.
-You DO NOT need to re-register each league season.

Tournament Game Rules:
-Same rules as regular trivia nights apply.
-NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED.
-Team size is limited to 6 players.
-No teams will be allowed in after the game starts.
-Only players that are present at the start of the game are allowed to play.
-Spectators may be allowed as long as the host location has the space.  That may not be known until that day.
-Anyone over the age of 5 has to be counted among the 6 team members or they CANNOT sit with the team and therefore should not attend.

*We need correct email addresses for team captains.  All invitations to tournament games are sent via email.
*Team names need to be appropriate and may need to be changed if deemed inappropriate.

Chicagoland is divided into 4 areas-Suburb-North, Suburb-West, Suburb-South, and City.
You must choose a “Home location” based on the following areas:

Suburb North– Temperance Beer, Diamond Jim’s, Shadow View, Buffo’s, Station 34, Mac’s on Slade, Cortland’s Garage, Maple Tree Inn, Lucky Penny’s, Chen’s Jackpot Cafe, America’s Bar, HOME Bar, Bobbers, River Street Tavern, Real Time, Light the Lamp, Firehouse, Galati’s Hideaway, Elgin Public House, Oak Alley, Rep’s Place, Time Out, Durty Nellies, TightHead Brewery, Chaser’s, Main St., Chances Bar, At Work Bar, Jen G’s, Wooden Nickel, MT Barrels, Union Ale House, Emil’s, Rookies, Mrs. P, Sam’s Place, Scorched Earth, Wave Bar, Perry’s, Peggy Kinnane’s, Gatsby’s, Bar Louie, Downing’s Tavern, Stadium Club, Eaglewood Resort, Offside, Mr. D’s

north

Suburb West– Giordano’s, Gulliver’s, Lavergne’s Tavern, Northside, Warren’s, Jaxx Pub, Anyways Pub, Rosati’s, Riley’s, Ellyn’s, Edwardo’s, Bootlegger’s, Manhattan’s, Caps Bar, Bryan’s Grille, Doubletree, Muggs-N-Manor

westsouth

City/Suburb South– Ashbury’s, Front Row, Carson Tap House, Jerry’s Sandwiches, Steve’s Lounge

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