CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Since Buzztime (NYSE MKT: NTN) launched the Academy of Football in September, the promotion has amassed over 150,000 gameplays. As the college football season builds toward the crowning of a national champion, Buzztime is partnering with Dr Pepper December 1 through January 2 to give college football fans an exciting opportunity to indulge in their passion and compete to win big prizes.
Academy of Football offers college football enthusiasts, 18 and older, a chance to test their knowledge of college football on game days and throughout the season via fun trivia challenges at participating Buffalo Wild Wings® locations and other participating retailers.
"We are excited to offer this game in our restaurants across the country," stated Todd Kronebusch, vice president of innovation at Buffalo Wild Wings. "This game provides our guests a unique opportunity to win great fan experiences and prizes all while enjoying the ultimate social experience in our restaurants."
The unique and engaging game allows both beginners and college football fanatics to showcase their love of college football and earn a sweepstakes entry for every game played. Starting with over 2,000 college football questions, Buzztime crafts new questions weekly to reflect the previous week's highlights, outcomes, and key events. Simply by playing the game players qualify for a chance to win fantastic prizes, including a monthly grand prize drawing.
"Academy of Football has been embraced by the Buzztime player base and new players alike," said Clint Worley, Buzztime Executive Producer—Games. "The Buzztime Game Team has worked hard to make sure the game experience is fun and engaging. One of the highlights of producing games is when players respond in such a positive way like they have with Academy of Football."
"We're delighted by the success of Academy of Football and to be working with a great brand like Dr Pepper," said Buzztime's CEO Ram Krishnan. "Academy of Football demonstrates our ability to deliver compelling entertainment to draw more fans while driving brand awareness for our key partners. Using our new promotion platform, we provide both easy game access for venues and integrated instantaneous consumer engagement opportunities for sponsors like Dr Pepper."
About Academy of Football and Winning Prizes
Players have numerous options for competing every single week. Standard games are thirty minutes long with 15 questions and take place on Monday thru Friday from 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm EST. Saturday games start at 5pm and run hourly until 9pm EST. The College Football VIP Grand Prize Includes round-trip air transportation, hotel accommodations, and two tickets to a college football game VIP experience in January 2017. Prize winners will receive $100 gift cards for Fanatics.com.
Academy of Football is available at over 1,000 participating locations. To play for prizes, one must visit a participating location, be a registered player and provide a valid email address, be at least 18 years old, and answer at least one question in the Academy of Football game. For official rules, visit www.BWW.enterdrpepper.com.
Buzztime (NYSE MKT: NTN) delivers interactive entertainment and innovative dining technology to bars and restaurants in North America. Venues license Buzztime's customizable solution to differentiate themselves via competitive fun by offering guests trivia, card, sports and arcade games, nationwide competitions, and self-service dining features including dynamic menus, touchscreen ordering and secure payment. Buzztime's platform improves operating efficiencies, creates connections among the players and venues, and amplifies guests' positive experiences. Founded in 1984, Buzztime has accumulated over 8 million player registrations and over 80 million games were played in 2014 alone. For more information, please visit http://www.buzztime.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @buzztime.
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