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The Fifth Annual Wally Hotvedt College Football Bowling Challenge

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For the fifth consecutive yea, we here at Dubsism are pleased to bring you the Wally Hotvedt College Football  Bowling Challenge.  If you aren’t familiar with Mr. Hotvedt, he was one of the hosts of a “deep cut” from the history of independently-produced Twin Cities television known “Let’s Bowl.”  This was a bowling-based pseudo-game show turned full-on parody of crap television.  For those of you familiar with the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, you know “Let’s Bowl” was a staple at the iconic Bryant-Lake Bowl.

“Let’s Bowl” has a lot in common with Dubsism.  They both involve sports, they both involve a lot of parody, and they both got an audience of several. On top of that, Mr. Hotvedt and J-Dub share some debilitating  personal problems, namely a shame-based coping mechanism, issues with the old John Barleycorn, and in J-Dub’s case, degenerate gambling.

That’s why Wally Hotvedt is our Grand Marshal for this annual event and will be until he A) gets accused of sexual harassment or B) is declared legally dead.  To be honest, we are a bit worried about “B,” because nobody has heard from Wally in a while.  But to be even more honest, that’s probably why “A” hasn’t happened yet.

Speaking of gambling, the 2019 version of the J-Dub Gambling Challenge snapped a two-season hemorrhage.  This year the gambling Gods smiled on the bankroll, taking the original $5,000 to healthy $7,755.  That’s why the prize for winning this College Football Bowling Challenge is something you can actually spend.

It’s pretty simple.  Pick the most winners, and we will send you $25 hard-working American dollars. That’s enough to buy a case of beer to spray all over your living room in celebration. Not only that, the winner will receive a certificate suitable for framing to signify that for one brief moment in time, they were better than all the other Dubsists out there.

Joining the Wally Hotvedt College Football  Bowling Challenge is incredibly easy  All you have to do is follow this link, use the pool ID 173232 and password letsbowl, pick your college bowl game winners, and if you can  pick the most winners, you take home the money!

For purposes of clarity, just like the J-Dub Gambling Challenge, this is a “pick against the spread” pool,  which means:

» All games are picked against half-point spreads
» 1 point for each correct pick
» How it works:

  • Picking against the spread is where you try to determine which team will cover the spread; not necessarily which team will win.
  • While certain teams will win their game, they will not “cover the spread”, and thus if the team is selected it will count as a loss.
  • Example:
    • The home team is favored by 16.5 points (-16.5)
    • The home team beats their opponent by 8 points (31 to 23), but, the home team’s spread was (-16.5), so, when picking against the spread, the home team’s score was 14.5 (31 minus 16.5), which is less than their opponent’s score of 23.
    • This means anyone who picked the home team to win by 16.5 points or more was incorrect, since they only won by 8 points

Tie Breaker: Total Points in Championship Bowl Game

Sign up today, and maybe you can take home a slice of J-Dub’s gambling wins!


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