Teams are awarded points for actions they take and for actions taken by their team members.
Teams earn points for:
Individuals earn points for:
Earning points for team tweets
If you are a team leader and add a Twitter address to your team profile you will earn points for your team every time you tweet mentioning either @bigenergyrace or #bigenergyrace. It's easy to set up a Twitter account if you don't already have one. Don't forget to follow us too.
Value of points
We want to encourage real action which will save energy, so challenges are scored accordingly.
We will also award more points for providing evidence of challenges being completed. If you write a short acticle for each challenge you complete you will gain even more points for your team.
Bonus points and prizes
We will award prizes on a weekly basis for Team of the Week and Individual of the week, commencing on 19 January 2015.
Team of the week
Team of the week will be scored on five factors of equal weight, based on the views of the race organisers:
Teams can only win the prize once in each stretch. Teams competing to be Big Energy Race Champions in the final stretch are not eligible for the Team of the Week prize.
Individual of the week
This will be decided on three factors:
An individual can only win this prize once during the race.
Timing and prizes
During the opening stretch of the race (January and Feburary) all teams will be eligible for Team of the Week prizes (although only able to win it once).
At the end of February the top team in each region will be selected to compete to be Big Energy Race Champions, based on points accumulated and the quality of evidence provided.
During the final stretch in March, whilst the the top 14 teams compete to be Big Energy Race Champions, all other teams continue to have the opportunity to win the Team of the Week prize.