Hey Everyone! This coming May will be our FIRST BLOGOVERSARY! In celebration of our first year in the book blog world we are going to host a BOOK BOYFRIEND BATTLE ROYALE! There’ s nothing like watching a bunch of HOT & SWOONY BOYS duke it out. We’re also going to be holding a BRACKET CHALLENGE (details below) for the readers as well!
Up until a few days ago we had over 300 book boyfriends! With the help of other book boyfriend fans, we were able to narrow down the list of Book Boyfriends to just 64 through a Preliminary Round (see results here.)
Now that we have our 64 Boys, it’s time for the fun stuff!
Has anyone here even been a part of a NCAA College Basketball March Madness Bracket Challenge? You know, where you fill out a bracket, pick & choose College Basketball Teams hoping that you’ll choose correctly to win the pot at the end of the challenge? Yes? No?
You are essentially predicting the outcome of the tournament when filling out a bracket. The Tournament (or Book Boyfriend Battle Royale in this case) does not start until MAY 1ST, 2014. You have up until 11:59pm on 4/30/14 to make your predictions as to who is going to win each poll in the BBBR. That’s what we are doing here. For each correct guess you will receive points. I believe the first round will be 1 point for each correct guess, the second round you get 5 points for each correct guess. By the end of the Tournament the person with the highest total points on their bracket will be the winner of the Bracket Challenge!
Well this is what the Book Boyfriend Battle Royale Bracket Challenge will be like. You’ll get to fill out a bracket, pick and choose your favorite book boyfriends! For each correct guess you’ll get awarded points and at the end of this bracket challenge the person with the highest number of points will win a PRIZE PACK (More details to come. Authors/Bloggers: Want to sponsor a prize to the prize pack? see below ).
You will be allowed to fill out/edit your bracket up until 11:59 EST on April 30th, 2014.
The Book Boyfriend Battle Royale will officially BEGIN ON MAY 1ST, 2014.
Tournament Schedule can be found here. The first round’s schedule is up!
Anyone have any questions? Please feel free to comment and ask.
Alright. Want to fill out your bracket? Ok.
1.) You must REGISTER.
You must use an active email address. Your password will be sent there.
3.) Go to My Brackets (You can also find a link to this under “Book Boyfriend Battle Royale” on our Navigation bar!)
You can either VIEW or EDIT your bracket from the “My Brackets” Page.
This bracket right here is the scoring bracket. This is the one I will update with Winners after each poll is finished.
4.) Hit the “EDIT” Link listed next to your bracket.
There are 64 Book Boyfriends. They’ve been split up into FOUR groups (You’ll notice this if you check out the scoring bracket here.) and have been given a seed number. You’ll start out by picking your favorites from group 1, then move on to group 2, etc. If you’re not sure who a book boyfriend is listed, we have a complete list of the Book Boyfriends with Book/Series Names, Author’s Name, Goodreads Links and even Buy Now links located HERE. A link to it is also under “Book Boyfriend Battle Royale” on our Navigation bar. It called “Book Boyfriend Seed Info” there. 🙂 Edits will be allowed until 11:59pm on 4/30/14. After Midnight on 5/1/14 the brackets will be closed to editing.
5.) After you’ve gone through all four groups and chosen the winner under the “Finals” CLICK THE SAVE BUTTON!
After you’ve done that. YOU’RE DONE! Your bracket is all filled out!! All you have to do now is wait for the Polling to begin! The Polling Schedule will be up soon. Until then you can go over to the forums and rally for your favorite book boyfriends. You can even chat with other readers and discover new book boyfriends!
Also cross your fingers and hope this doesn’t break the website! HAHAH. I don’t think it will..but who knows? If something does go wrong with the Bracket Challenge, we will continue the polling to narrow down the Book Boyfriends to a Winner and we’ll put up a rafflecopter to giveaway the Prize Pack! We do have a back up plan!
Filling out your bracket shouldn’t be too hard to figure out. If you’re having issues, please feel free to comment on this post asking for help or email me firstname.lastname@example.org.
What’s in the Prize Pack so far:
Mixed/Surprise Swag Pack donated by Isabel @ tween2teenbooks.com!
Prize Pack Donations:
We are looking for Authors/Book Bloggers who are able to donate some swag, gift cards, books, ebooks or anything fun you can think of to a prize pack that will be given away to the winner at the end of the BBBR. Anyone who can donate a prize to the prize pack will be given a shoutout (with links!) through out the rest of the battle! We’ve gotten a few things together so far but we’d like to make the prize pack super awesome! If you are interested in sponsoring a prize, please contact us! 😉
Spread the Word
Get your friends to join in on the Book Boyfriend Battle Royale BRACKET CHALLENGE! Just Copy & Paste the text below to your Facebook/Twitter!
Help out your favorite Book Boyfriend and fill out this form telling us why you love him so much! Your statement may or may not be used during your favorite Book Boyfriends Match to encourage people to vote for him! Your statement can be anonymous, or you can be given credit with a link to your site (if you have one). Click here to fill out the form.
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