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The Bachelor Episode 1 Recap; Sign Up to Play Fantasy Bachelor

RotoExperts Staff January 5, 2016 3:50PM EST

Sign Up to Play Fantasy Bachelor; The Bachelor Episode 1 Recap

FNTSY Sports Network’s Pat Mayo & Paul Shaughnessy provide their Bachelor Episode 1 recap. Plus, they tell you how and where to sign up and play in the Fantasy Bachelor game and reveal the Fantasy prices for the remaining cast members.

*Deadline to enter 2016 (Ben H.) Fantasy Bachelor League – January 11; 8:00pm ET*

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Fantasy Bachelor: What You Need To Do to Play  – Cliff Note Version

You Sign up for the 2016 Fantasy Bachelor League by clicking here
You Pick Six Cast Members for Your Team; Each Cast Member has a Price
You have a Salary Cap of $100
You Only Pick Your Team Once
You have Until Jan. 11 at 8:00pm ET (The Start of Episode Two) to Enter Your Team

That’s it.

Total estimated time of: Going to the site, signing up, picking a team, and being done with everything? A minute. Two minutes if you’re really bad at the internet.

Fantasy Bachelor: Cast Member Prices

Pick 6 Players; $100 Salary Cap

Olivia – $23
Becca – $22
Lauren B. – $21
Caila – $18
Lauren H. – $18
Amanda – $17
JoJo – $16
Mandi – $15
Samantha – $14
Lace – $14
LB – $13
Leah – $13
Jackie – $13
Amber – $13
Rachel – $12
Shushanna – $12
Jennifer – $12
Jubilee – $12
Jami – $10
Haley – $9
Emily – $9

Fantasy Bachelor Rules and Scoring

We’ll be using the scoring system put in place by Bach Fantasy, I encourage everyone to check out their maybe too in-depth episode recaps and follow them on Twitter (@BachFantasy). You’ll be rewarded for drafting insane contestants but more so for picking the ladies that make it to the end. Points are divided into Phrases, Actions, and Roses; with a new Wildcard category being announced every week.

Phrases
  • Talking about her parents’ relationship (5 points)
  • Mentioning her kid (5 points)
  • Mentioning a deceased loved one (10 points)
  • Mentioning a previous fiance or husband (10 points)
  • Expressing fear of a date activity (10 points) NEW IN 2016
  • Discussing her virginity (15 points) NEW IN 2016
  • Saying “I’m not here to make friends” (20 points)
  • Saying “I’m falling for you” to the Bachelor or “I’m falling for him” to the camera (20 points)
  • Saying “I love you” to the Bachelor (30 points)
  • Telling the Bachelor that someone in the house “is not here for the right reasons” (30 points)
Actions
  • Interrupting someone’s one-on-one time (5 points)
  • Bonus: using the phrase “steal [the Bachelor] away” during said interruption (5 points)
  • Dancing (5 points)
  • Wearing a helmet (5 points)
  • Singing or playing an instrument for the Bachelor (5 points)
  • Hot tubbing (5 points)
  • Giving the Bachelor a gift (5 points)
  • Going on a picnic (5 points)
    • Must be sitting on the ground
  • Wearing a costume or clothing native to another culture/country (5 points)
  • Attending a concert (10 points) NEW IN 2016
  • Riding in a helicopter (10 points)
  • Riding on a boat (10 points)
  • Kissing the Bachelor on the lips (10 points)
  • Appearing visibly drunk (15 points)
  • Meeting the Bachelor’s family and/or friends (15 points)
  • Needing medical attention at any point (20 points)
  • Crying on camera (25 points)
    • Must actually see moisture fall
  • Having a secret boyfriend at home (25 points)
  • Having a body part blurred out any point (30 points)
    • Only for nudity; having your mouth blurred for profanity doesn’t count
  • Leaving the show early on her own accord (30 points)
  • Drafting the next Bachelorette on your team (40 points)
  • Coming back to the show to beg for another chance (50 points)
Roses
  • Getting the First Impression Rose (35 points, only available first night)
  • Being selected to go on a group date (10 points)
  • Being selected to go on a one-on-one date (20 points)
  • Getting the rose to stay another week (25 points)
  • Getting the rose on a group date (30 points)
  • Getting the rose on a two-on-one date (40 points)
  • Making it to Hometown Dates (50 points)
  • Accepting the Fantasy Suite (75 points)
  • Refusing the Fantasy Suite (-75 points)
  • Winning the Final Rose (100 points)

Fantasy Bachelor Wildcard Points 

Each week, we’ll announce the upcoming wildcard category for the week on Twitter (so follow us to see what it is!). It will change weekly and is only awarded to one lady per episode. For example, one wildcard category might be: the first lady to dance this week gets 40 points.

Fantasy Bachelor Scoring 

We’ll score each episode for you and post each contestant’s scores every Tuesday morning. Be sure to check back every Tuesday to see how your teams are stacking up against one another! We’ll also be posting an episode recap for those of you just can’t get enough Bach.

The Pat Mayo Hour covers the entire scope of the Fantasy sports landscape from Football to Reality TV, daily and yearly leagues and everything in between. You can watch the Pat Mayo Hour every weekday at 3:00pm EST, 8:00pm EST and Midnight on FNTSY Sports Network. If you have a Fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at PatMayoHour@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show. 

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