The Bachelor Advanced Game Rules

Choose a new team each week. Your contestants will earn or lose points based on the rules below.

It's like fantasy football, for The Bachelor.

 

Choose a new team each week. 

Your players earn or lose points based on the rules below.

 

The perfect game type for The Bachelor super fans who want to avoid the impact of spoilers. Every week, you’ll choose a team of contestants who will earn (or lose) points depending on what they say or do during the episode. After each episode, you will have the option to choose a new team for the following week.

Premiere Only:

The following points will only be scored during Episode 1, so take extra consideration of these when making your first picks.

Once per Contestant, can be earned by multiple contestants.

Contestant pays compliment directly to Joey for being good-looking/cute/handsome, etc.

+4

Contestant brings a prop to their limo intro

+3

Contestant wears a costume or uniform to their limo intro

+4

Contestant rides in on something other than a limo

+6

Contestant kisses Joey on lips at limo intro (on top of kissing bonus)

+8

Speaks a language other than English during limo intros

+6

If You're Not First...

You don’t win or lose any points.

The following rules will only be scored Once per Season – for the first person to complete the rule.

Contestant receives first overall rose (Completed 1/22 - Lea)

+7

First solo time with Joey (after limos) ((Completed 1/22 - Autumn)

+4

First kiss with Joey after limo intros end (Completed 1/22 - Jess)

+6

First contestant to tell Joey “I am falling in love with you"

+9

First person to say "I love you" to Joey

+11

First contestant Joey says "I love you" to

+14

First official hometown date to air

+5

First Fantasy Suite date to air

+7

Contestant gets engaged to Joey

+25

First contestant to make another contestant cry (Completed 1/29 - Maria)

-5

First person to mention a previous Bachelor Franchise lead (Completed 1/22 - Sam H.)

-5

First person to get sent home on a one-on-one date

-8

First person to be accused of being there for the "wrong/not right reasons"

-6

The Bachelor Is A Game, After All

These rules all pertain to The Bachelor gameplay, roses, and dates.

Once per Episode, can be earned by multiple contestants.

Contestant is chosen for a group date

+3

Contestant is chosen for a 1-on-1 date

+7

Selected for a 2-on-1 date

-6

Contestant wins a group competition (individually)

+8

Contestant wins a group competition (as part of a team)

+5

Contestant wins solo time after a group date (2-on-1 or more)

+5

Contestant receives rose (with points equal to 2x the episode number (episode 1 = 2 points, episode 2 = 4 points, etc.))

Varies, 2x Episode #

Contestant receives rose during a date (bonus on top of regular rose points)

+5

Receives the final rose in a regular rose ceremony

+6

Contestant gets eliminated by Joey or leaves on Night 1 only (punishment less harsh early in the season)

-7

Contestant gets eliminated by Joey on date or after a rose ceremony

-10

Leaves of their own accord or gets sent home outside of date/RC

-13

Now You See Me

Keep an eye out for these contestant actions to be done on screen.

Once per Episode, can be earned by multiple contestants.

Kisses Joey

+3

Kisses Joey in water or on a bed (both contestant and Joey must be in the water/on the bed. Bonus on top of kissing points)

+3

First to be seen hugging Joey during a group date

+4

Contestant gives Joey a wraparound/jump & straddle hug

+5

Contestant sneaks into Joey's residence outside of sanctioned date time

-6

Crashes a date or steals Joey from another contestant when she already has a rose

-8

Boat/plane/helicopter ride with Joey (personal watercrafts don't count)

+7

Dances 1-on-1 with Joey

+6

Joey is shirtless while one-on-one with contestant

+5

Contestant is seen eating (food must be seen entering mouth)

+4

Contestant is seen in hot tub

+4

Contestant is seen popping a bottle of champagne

+7

Contestant requires medical attention, initiates a physical altercation (outside of competition part of group dates), or vomits

-6

Can You Hear It Now, Mr. Krabs?

Keep your ears peeled for the following buzzwords and phrases.

Once per Episode, can be earned by multiple contestants.

Contestant asks to steal (or other synonym) Joey away from another contestant

+4

Uses the word "connection" or "journey"

+3

Contestant mentions someone is there for the wrong/not right reasons

+5

Contestant gets accused of being there for the wrong/not right reasons

-5

Contestant says "I'm here for you/him/Joey/love"

+4

Contestant references seeing a future (including mentioning husband/wife/family) with Joey

+6

Contestant tells Joey they are "falling/in love" with him

+9

Joey tells contestant "I'm falling in love with/I love you"

+12

Reads the date card

+4

Contestant is featured speaking in a post-credit scene (laughing does not count)

+3

Word is bleeped out

-3

Sit back & let us handle scoring.

All leagues are automatically scored after each episode, with results posted after the episode airs on the West Coast. Point breakdowns for each contestant can be found in our Scoring Recaps.