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Who are the semi-finalists?

The Tournament of Champions is held twice during course of the calendar year: once in the summer (April-August) and once in the winter (October-February). For each month during the tournament the team with the highest total cumulative score at each venue is crowned the monthly semi-finalist for that venue. A designated week in September and March is semi-finals week for the summer and winter tournaments (updated here). The semi-finalists will face-off during this week at their normal trivia venue, with the winning team advancing as a finalist. All venues are eligible for the $5000 grand prize and finals!

The Winter 2019 Semi-Finalists:

Venue October November December January February
Monday
Agua 301 Red Porch 100 Learning Annex (1293) Red Porch 100 Learning Annex (834) Red Porch 100 Learning Annex (585) Devil's Triangle (841) Red Porch 100 Learning Annex (840)
ATR (Bethesda) Double Secret Probation (1104) Double Secret Probation (715) Double Secret Probation (357) - -
Austin Grill Cheezits (902) Last Week's Runners Up (778) Cheezits (614) Cheez-its (856) Last Week's Runners Up (830)
Bar Roubaix Werthers OG (1109) Method One Clinic (443) Dark Iron Dwarves (176) Dark Iron Dwarves (675) -
Bier Baron (Monday) Democracy Drinks In Darkness (773) EE Army (740) Democracy Drinks In Darkness (698) Weasels (675) EE Army (1058)
Church Hall Fellow Fellows (749) Absentee Voters (252) Opec (242) SLUt (531) Absentee Voters (843)
Crafthouse (ARL MON) Be Best (1339) Nine Inch Males (782) Be Best (742) Nine Inch Males (931) Be Best (1001)
Franklin Hall Not Suck Back to Back (1465) Not Suck Back to Back (968) Not Suck Back to Back (722) Tequila Mockingbird (973) Not Suck Back to Back (1061)
Hen Quarter (Penn Quarter) Go Blue! (1469) Space Monkey Mafia (1083) Space Monkey Mafia (805) - -
Highline RxR The Know Nothing Party (1383) Trivial Pursuit (819) The Know Nothing Party (705) Trivial Pursuit (897) Space Monkey Madia (1210)
Kilroys - - - Pen15 Club (126) Team TT (662)
Lahinch Tavern - Yoshi's Crew (635) Yoshi's Crew (489) Yoshi's Crew (637) Yoshi's Crew (702)
Looney's Pub (Monday) Muffin But Trouble (1283) Muffin But Trouble (948) Wolf Pack (441) Dr. Wolf Pack (364) Little Teeth (667)
Lost & Found Business Casual (1320) Business Casual (693) Hello, Ladies (568) Business Casual (678) International House of Butts (687)
Ornery - - - Good N Terrible (765) Good N Terrible (1163)
Radiator - Jompers (283) Young Kids on the Block (198) Ghosts? (448) Nick Pappageorgio from Yuma (239)
Ragtime Carpe Beerum (1190) Carpe Beerum (799) Carpe Beerum (573) Carpe Beerum (972) Porn & Fashion (1109)
World of Beer (RVILL MON) The Eclectics (1481) SMRT (1096 SMRT (790) SMRT (692) Throuple (1082)
Tuesday
All Set The Team on the Corner (293) - - - -
Auld Shebeen - Wesley Crushers (512) The Einsteins (585) Poophole Loophole (474) The Einsteins (826)
The Avenue Carl and the Zzz's (253) Crocus (623) KC & the Sunshine Band (582) - -
Bonchon (Navy Yard) Shell Risk! (247) Dungeons & Drag Queens (635) Fuck Trump (717) Impeach the Motherfucker (1012) Furlough Fiasco (1110)
Boundary Stone Smegma Genesis (962) Casual Encounters (679) Kyle and Friends (668) Laser Cats (1055) Ball & Scrotes (1126)
Caddies on Cordell Rhombus #5 (1135) Rhombus #5 (728) Rhombus #5 (737) Rhombus #5 (1030) Last Place (1061)
Crafthouse (ARL TUE) A Trivia Player Looks at Forty (1240) Depression Kitty (1015) Christmas is the Only Thing Coming Early This Year (775) Gritty Gritty Bang Bang (1098) Putting the VD in Valentine's Day (1064)
Crafthouse Fairfax Boozehounds (1180) Boozehounds (981) Boozehounds (748) Malty The Snowman (1008) A Tribe Called UCS
Crafthouse Reston Poor Choices (1044) Hot ______ Boyfriend (828) 3 Claps for Jeff! (450) You Mean Winter, As In Igloos and Eskimos and Penguins and Ice (949) Sinister 6 (954)
Crimson - - - Go Blue! (1089) Bees Are Dying At An Alarming Rate (757)
Exiles Bar Robyn's Honey Pots (1235) The Straddlers (714) Thank You Tumblr, Next (701) Howard Schultz is a Cop (1137) & RuPaul's Drag Racers Howard Schultz is a Cop (1111)
Froggy Bottom Pub Make Way for Schmucklings (1380) Turschmucken (591) Stocking Schmuckers (282) Schmucksickle (327) Year of the Schmuck (1149)
The Graham (Georgetown) Go Get Your Shinebox (979) Fake It Til You Make It (148) The Diaspora (143) - -
HalfSmoke Pineapple Princesses (372) Table 2 (479) Lev's Tummy Hurts (366) Hold My Beer (281) Bad Ass Bettys (426)
Hawk 'n Dove - - - - Abe Froman, the Sausage King of Chicago (203)
Justin's Cafe Dungeons and Drag Queens (947) - - - -
Kusshi Sushi - - - - Fongos (212)
Lou's City Bar The Occularists (1344) The Occularists (1130) The Occularists (548) The Occularists (1139) The Occularists (1134)
Mad Fox (Falls Church) Pink Flamingos (1206) Moose Killers (1025) Pink Flamingos (778) Pink Flamingos (974) Moose Killers(1048)
Maddy's Tap Room Al Pacino's Butt Double (420) Al Pacino's Butt Double (231) Green Meanies (348) Hold My Beer (277) Green Meanies (592)
Milkboy Arthouse M-O-C Bitches (704) Astroholics Anonymous (891) The (Endangered) Giraffes (625) Furloughed Scientists (760) Shots On The House (732)
Mister Days (Tuesday) Porn and Fashion (1211) Porn and Fashion (960) Helen Keller Birdwatching Society (773) Porn and Fashion (1005) Helen Keller Birdwatching Society (1024)
Moreland's Tavern Sunset Rumble (750) McGonagall's Marauders (798) Clown Question, Bro (662) New Year, Same Team (945) New Year, Same Team (687)
Penn Social GNO (1363) GNO (878) R Kelly is a Leaker (822) GNO (1026) GNO (855)
People Kitchen - - - - The Other Team (190)
Pizzeria Paradiso (MD) The Know Nothings (1063) The Know Nothings (927) Desperate to Win (704) Know Nothings (729) Know Nothings (905)
Pizzeria Paradiso (VA) Out of Staters (281) Beto Get The Right Answer (175) - - -
Public Bar Hold My Beer (908) Hold My Beer (759) Hold My Beer (534) - -
Rhodeside Grill Snatch Posse (1367) Third Round Tailspin (1042) Snatch Posse (764) Snatch Posse (771) Third Round Tailspin (1122)
South Riding Inn Boyds (268) The Jam Fam (375) Menace II Sobriety (234) Menace II Sobriety (376) Menace II Sobriety (644)
Union Jack's Colors That End in "urple" (832) Colors That End in "urple" (515) Colors That End in "urple" (387) Colors That End in "urple" (613) Old Guys Rule (851)
World of Beer (Ashburn) Mugs & Jugs (960) The Pearl Clutchers (1157) Toys For Twats (827) See You Next Tuesday (1076) Definitely Maybe (1096)
World of Beer (Bethesda TUE) Work Hard Twerk Hard (1393) Vote Hard Twerk Hard (1057) Die Hard Twerk Hard (874) Furlough Hard Twerk Hard (1131) F Hard, Twerk Hard (1140)
World of Beer (C'Ville) We're on a Mission from Bob (1118) No Small Parts (844) Team "The Tuck" Taylor (723) No Small Parts (747) We're On A Mission From Bob (944)
Wednesday
Bier Baron (Wednesday) PouTeam (408) The Nightmen (455) Rural Jurors (440) Chinsaplenty (897) Circle The Wagons (469)
The Big Stick Drummers Named Ringo (1310) Drummers Named Ringo (837) Little Drummer Boys Named Ringo (794) Drummers Named Ringo (1417) Drummers Named Ringo (1209)
Brass Tap Team Artes (233) Rough and Toothless (234) Fact of Fiction (310) Three's Company (246) Areola (249)
Brickside Charm City Cheetahs (786) Charm City Cheetahs (553) Team Pizza (544) Who? (1278) Meryl's Missing Oscar Nom (814)
Buffalo Billiards Sherlock Homies (868) I Forgot to Study (643) I Forgot to Study (883) The Flukes (1214) Sherlock Homies (1127)
Courthaus Social Thirst Amendment Rights (1121) Rainbows and Unicorns (829) Thirst Amendment Rights (966) Furloughed Unicorns (1543) Rainbows and Unicorns (1192)
Crown & Crow Horseface Toad (217) Down to Crown (775) Down to Crown (642) Down to Crown (403) Down to Crown (985)
Dock FC Finny's Farm (242) - - - -
EatBar Here For Trivia (212) - - - -
Finn McCool's - - - - Green Mountain Boys (141)
Homestead Hurricane Michael Scott (276) Excelsior! (236) 43's Pocket Candy (281) Five Furloughed Friends (549) W.T.F. VA?
Irish Channel Skynet (1003) Skynet (742) The Olds (998) Alexa & the Bunny Men (1506) Skynet (1212)
Looney's Pub (Wednesday) Bangers and Mash (990) The Boofers (593) Bangers and Mash (782) Looneytics (1057) Pour One Out For Maggie (1073)
Meridian Pint Taking One for the Team (964) You Don't Know Lynn Ryan (742) You Don't Know Lynn Ryan (738) You Don't Know Lynn Ryan (1396) You Don't Know Lynn Ryan (1033)
O'Sullivan's (Clarendon) All Downhill (1269) All Downhill (879) Beats by Dreidel (1024) All Downhill (1372) All Downhill (1199)
The Prospect / Provision No. 14 Third Place (368) Operation Hot Mother (759) Make It a Bisque (265) Operation Hot Mother (1009) Smooth Criminals (746)
Smoke & Barrel Grab em by the Podcast (713) Grab em by the Podcast (516) Kenyoneros (654) Google That Shit (1163) Committee For a Butter America (1081)
Spanky's Shenanigans - - - Prestige Worldwide (340) Space Force (652)
St. Arnold's (Cleveland Park) Boo You Horcrux (924) Waiting For Giroux (and All My Friends) (846) Surprisingly Not Waiting for Giroux (819) New Year Same Late Giroux (1099) After These Messages Giroux'll Be Right Back (1125)
Sully's Pour House - - - - PJs Refugees (798)
William Jeffrey's Tavern XYZ (869) Pour Quality (277) The Nonnies (507) Bull Moose Party (1106) The Nonnies (831)
World of Beer (RVILLE WED) Them What Showed Up (1247) Good Fences (794) Snow Nothings (804) Be Neighborly (1444) We're Using Our Phones (848)
Wunder Garten Stu's Clues (1189) The Compound (886) The Compound (495) The Compound (1159) The Compound (1229)
Thursday
ATR (Reston) Wingardium Mimosa (1165) Wingardium Mimosa (621) The Vapors (1130) Wingardium Triviosa (1067) Wingardium Mimosa (854)
Arcuri Riverboat Ron Triviera (1192) 54 40 or Flight (690) Trenton Shuffle (930) Trenton Shuffle (1326) Trenton Shuffle (1118)
Blue Iguana Cat Wranglers (1101) Dynamic Duo (512) Names Are For Losers (961) Cat Wranglers (1355) Cat Wranglers (855)
The Board and Brew The Hot Janes (1157) Pancake Pirates (604) Hot Janes (963) Maximum Derek (1178) The Hot Janes (917)
Falls Church Distillers Proper Villains (897) Ladies Love Cool Durant (263) Trivieleves (219) Ladies Love Cool Durant (916) Ladies Love Cool Durant (556)
Fair Winds Brewing - - Just Happy To Be Here (358) Back Alley Latin Teachers (646) -
Hen Quarter (Alexandria) Porn and Fashion (1111) Porn and Fashion (793) Porn and Fashion (834) Porn and Fashion (878) Porn and Fashion (900)
Iron Horse Tap Room Sly and the Philosopher's Stone (322) He Might Struggle (335) Waiting For Giroux With A Vengence (379) Mr. McGiggles Ain't Gigglin Now (353) Talking to Hicks About Magical Beavers (389)
Maddy's Bar & Grille Trivia Pals (406) Dolores Umbridge on the River Kwai (489) Dolores Umbridge on the River Kwai (710) Dolores Umbridge on the River Kwai (696) -
Mister Days (Thursday) Oh My Virgin Ears! (1052) Suck It Trebek (512) Moose Killers (1275) Moose Preservation Society (908) Oh My Virgin Ears! (737)
Roofers Union Have You Blacked Out?! (1078) State of the Roofers Union (685) State of the Roofers Union (923) Mob of Roos (1272) Sharknado (963)
Sign of the Whale Los Carlos Dangers (388) Los Carlos Dangers (405) Please Romaine Calm (502) Bast Pro Shop (433) Five Alarm Fire (399)
Tommy Joe's (Bethesda) Spooky Nachos (697) Thankful Nachos (367) - - -
True Respite Brewing Co. Beach Bums (1093) Beach Bums (630) Einsteins (874) Beach Bums (1115) Beach Bums (908)
Willies Brew & Cue Harumph (196) Very Stable Geniuses (525) Very Stable Geniuses (595) Very Stable Geniuses (852) Very Stable Geniuses (831)
Sunday
Bar Elena The Unpaid Interns (935) Which Hunt? (870) Which Hunt? (630) Which Hunt? (1000) Which Hunt? (1112)
City Tap House Tater Thots (717) Sleepy Gary (567) Rural Jurors (315) We Are Bad At This (445) Liquor? I Barely Know Her! (864)
D.C. Reynolds Trivia Newton John (506) Unfriendly Neighbors (515) Trivia Newton John (426) Unfriendly Neighbors (604) Quiz In My Pants (711)
Finnegan's Grill Don't Donk This Up (1120) Don't Donk This Up (845) - - -
Free State - Hot Toddies (206) Coddington Household (482) Coddington Household (888) Coddington Household (872)
Heavy Seas Alehouse (Rosslyn) Team of Misfits (227) Losers (243) - - -
Rustico (Ballston) Diplopotamus (376) - Who Does #2 Work For? (437) Well Dudes (235) Internal Disagreement (459)
Siné Irish Pub Wolverines!! (952) Blue Meanies (587) Wolverines!! (844) Blue Meanies (1162) Wolverines!! (1283)
World of Beer (Bethesda SUN) Work Hard Twerk Hard (1480) Work Hard Twerk Hard (1018) Work Hard Twerk Hard (1254) Work Hard Twerk Hard (658) Work Hard Twerk Hard (1351)