2012 will represent the 6th year that we've run our Tour de France Pool. So far we've donated approximately $4000 for local projects/charities. Here's a breakdown of the previous podium finishers.
This contest used to be run
to raise money for the University of Calgary endowment fund for the Jason Lapierre Scholarship (Not to be confused with the Greenway Project charity). We have reached our endowment fund goal and 100% of the entry fees will still be going towards a worthy
cause; this year it will be the choice of the pool winner.
(follow the spreadsheet entry form attached)
-Submit your excel spreadsheet
with picks to Kyle Marcotte (dukyle at yahoo dot ca) before 11:59pm Friday June
-You can enter multiple teams (Cost is $20 for your first team, $15 for
your second, $10 for your third, $10 for 4th, 5th 6th... per
-Results are final after each stage (so no drug overturn of
results). Points schedule is listed below. Ties are divided by the number of
stage wins, then stage points, then a coin toss.
-Trash talking is
Please use the spreadsheet to fill out your entries (when
its available) as it makes organizing the contest a lot
easier. The spreadsheet is here. Click this to download.
-Individual stage points: 1st - 25 points 2nd - 20
points 3rd - 15 points
-Yellow Jersey points: 1st - 150 points 2nd - 100
points 3rd - 75 points
-Green Jersey points: 1st - 100 points 2nd - 75 points
3rd - 50 points
-Polka dot Jersey points: 1st - 50 points 2nd - 40 points 3rd
- 30 points
-Team placing: 1st - 50 points 2nd - 40 points 3rd - 30
-Yelow, Green, Polka dot and Team points are only awarded once at the
end of stage 21 (but they will be updated so that you can see the swing as the
(see last year's table above as an example)
points will be updated as much as possible (hopefully after each stage) and
all proceeds will be donated by the overall pool winner to the charity of
their choice. The pool winner will be receiving a tax receipt for the entire
amount donated and there will be an assortment of other prizes for top
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