Choose a new team each week. Your players earn or lose points based on these rules. For more information on this league type, read this.

Bachelorette Season 16

More rules to come! Rules will be added until September 30th. Do you have a good rule idea for this season? We’d love to hear it. Tweet us @bachbrack & we’ll reshare our favorites.

One Time Bonuses

Can only be earned by one contestant per bachelorette during the season. 

 

+5 Points

Contestant receives second overall rose on night one (awarded on top of regular rose bonus)
First contestant to steal the Bachelorette away from another contestant
First live musician (solo with the Bachelorette)
First horseback riding date
First solo time with the Bachelorette (after limos)

+10 Points

First 1 on 1 hot tub date with the Bachelorette
First boat ride with the Bachelorette (not a personal watercraft)
First contestant to mention their pet to the Bachelorette
Contestant receives first impression rose
First kiss with Bachelorette after limo intros end

+15 Points

First person to mention their child to the Bachelorette
First contestant to say “I am falling in love with you/her/the Bachelorette”
First helicopter ride with the Bachelorette
First Fantasy Suite date to air
First official hometown date
First person to meet a member of the Bachelorette’s family

+20 Points

First person to say they love the Bachelorette
First plane ride with the Bachelorette

+25 Points

First person to say “I love you” to the Bachelorette

One Time Penalties

Can only be lost one time by one contestant during the season.

 

-10 Points

First person to mention Juan Pablo
First person to mention Benoit
First person to mention Colton

 

Can only be lost by one contestant per Bachelorette during the season.

 

-20 Points

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

Positive Points

Can only be earned during the limo intros by multiple contestants.

 

+5 Points

Contestant brings a prop to their limo intro

+10 Points

Contestant wears a costume or uniform to their limo intro

+15 Points

Contestant kisses the Bachelorette on lips at limo intro
Speaks a language other than English during limo intros

 

 

Can only be earned once per episode, by multiple contestants.

 

+5 Points

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

+10 Points

Contestant is on camera shirtless

 

+15 Points

Has 1 on 1 conversation with Chris Harrison
Contestant plays a musical instrument

 

Can only be earned once per episode, per Bachelorette, by multiple contestants.

+5 Points

Date involves animals

+10 Points

Dances with the Bachelorette
Contestant wins a group competition (can be individually or as part of group)
Naked in front of The Bachelorette (Fantasy Suite = naked, unless explicitly said otherwise)

 

+15 Points

Kiss outside in the rain or snow
Date includes fireworks

+20 Points

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

Can be earned multiple times per episode, by multiple contestants.

 

+5 Points

Contestant is chosen for a date
Contestant advances
Contestant receives rose during a date (on top of regular rose bonus)
Contestant refers to the Bachelorette as his “girlfriend”
Contestant says “I was hoping it would be you/her/the Bachelorette” or “I was hoping for you/her/the Bachelorette”
Contestant says “I’m here for you/her/the Bachelorette”
Reads the date card
Contestant says “I am ready for love”
Contestant says “I can see a future with you/her/the Bachelorette”

+10 Points

Contestant says someone is “Not here for the right reasons”
Contestant says “This is a beautiful place to fall in love”
Contestant says “I don’t want this to end”
Jumping into water holding hands with the Bachelorette

+15 Points

Contestant is seen popping a bottle of champagne
Contestant says “I’m not here to make friends”

Negative Points

Can be lost once per episode, by multiple contestants.

 

-5 Points

Talks about ex
Gets word bleeped out

-10 Points

Contestant is covered by a black box
Runs away in the middle of a rose ceremony
Vomits
Cries (tear must hit the cheek or hand/tissue wipe)
Mentions they are divorced

-15 Points

Contestant says: “I’m not ready for marriage” / “I’m not ready to get married” / “I’m not ready to get engaged” / “I’m not ready to be engaged”
Non-sanctioned violence (push, punch) against another contestant (e.g. a contestant on a wrestling date would not lose points)
Talks about being cheated on

-20 Points

Requires an ambulance being called
Brings up an ex who was a past Bach contestant
Contestant’s ex shows up
Dumped/leaves outside of a rose ceremony
Contestant leaves of their own accord/not sent home by the Bachelorette

 

Can be lost once per episode, per Bachelorette, by multiple contestants.

-10 Points

Steals the Bachelorette from another contestant when he already has a rose

-15 Points

Selected for a 2 on 1 date