The BYT 2014 Trivia Guide
kaylee | Aug 25, 2014 | 9:00AM |

Everyone has at least one useless piece of information in their heads. Or maybe they are an expert in a weird and obscure topic, such as 14th century watercolors. (If you are an expert at that, that’s really cool. Because I just made that up.) And the best place to show off your weird and wonderful expertise is at trivia night. So embrace your inner nerd, and show off your knowledge at one of the numerous trivia nights in DC.

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MONDAY (1)

  • The Wonderland Ballroom – 7:30 to 11:00pm, Monday Night Trivia Fight is no laughing matter. If you want a serious competition then head over here. First place wins $100 off your teams bar tab, second place wins gets $15 off their bar tab, and third gets $10 off.
  • Tonic – 8:30pm to 10:30pm, Grab a group of 2-8 friends (depending on how popular your are) for some general trivia. First place wins a $50 tonic gift card. Trivia specials include $3 Miller High Lifes, $4 tatEr tots, $6 beer cheese nachos, and $.75 wings.
  • Flanagan’s Harp and Fiddle – 8:00pm to 10:00pm, Flanagan’s is perfect if you like your trivia with a little strategy. They play stump trivia which forces teams to wager points and compete in bonus rounds.
  • Fado Irish Pub – 8:00pm, Trivia is free to play and you might just win an awesome prize.
  • McGinty’s Public House – 7:00pm, Trivia is free to play and there are lots of prizes and giveaways, as well as specials on Sam Adams.
  • Madhatter – 7:00pm, Trivia King’s ‘InQuizitive!’ electronically archives your teams scores, not only for that night, but for the entire trivia season.
  • Star and Shamrock – 8:00pm, Trivia King’s ‘InQuizitive!’ electronically archives your teams scores, not only for that night, but for the entire trivia season.
  • The Ugly Mug – 8:00pm, Trivia King’s ‘InQuizitive!’ electronically archives your teams scores, not only for that night, but for the entire trivia season.

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TUESDAY (2)

  • Looking Glass Lounge – 8:00pm Winners receive $60 off their bar tab and the best team name gets $15 off their tab.
  • Biergarten Haus – 7:45pm, use your trivia prowess to win a $50 gift card.
  • Public House No 7 – 8:00pm, Trivia King’s ‘InQuizitive!’ electronically archives your teams scores, not only for that night, but for the entire trivia season.
  • Kitty O’Shea’s – 8:00pm, Trivia King’s ‘InQuizitive!’ electronically archives your teams scores, not only for that night, but for the entire trivia season.
  • Nanny O’Briens – 8:00pm, Trivia King’s ‘InQuizitive!’ electronically archives your teams scores, not only for that night, but for the entire trivia season. first place receives a $40 bar tab and second place receives a $20 bar tab.
  • Trusty’s – 8:00pm, Trivia King’s ‘InQuizitive!’ electronically archives your teams scores, not only for that night, but for the entire trivia season.
  • Samuel Beckett’s – 7:30pm, Enjoy food and drink specials while winning prizes.
  • The Queen Vic – 7:00pm, Every week the entire second floor is cleared out and taken over by queen vic’s intense pub quiz. Hosted by British Inks Paul Roe, the quiz lasts three months and the cumulative scores are posted on facebook. Weekly prizes are Queen Vic gift cards, but as soon as a team reaches 50 points they can start winning special loyalty prizes. The first place loyalty prize is two round trip tickets to London, second place is a BeerTender with three kegs, third place is a Newcastle swag bag. Enjoy $4.55 Newcastle Brown and Newcastle Seasonal during the quiz.

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  • The Tombs – During trivia enjoy $8 pitchers of Coors Light from 10pm until the bar closes.
  • Murphy’s of DC – 8:00pm, Trivia is free to play and is hosted by TriviaTryst. First place wins $40!
  • Ventnor Sports Cafe – 8:30pm, Hosted by SayKnowToTrivia, munch on some half price burgers will you play.
  • Stetson’s – 7:00pm, Trivia is hosted by Mehrun a FIVE TIMES Jeopardy winner. Try out the Bud Light Pitcher Specials for $9.50 during trivia. First place receives $50.00 off their bar tab and second place receives $25.00 off their bar tab.
  • Murphy’s of Alexandria – 8:15pm, Trivia is free to play and is hosted by TriviaTryst. Check out the half priced burger from 7pm to 9pm.
  • Acre 121 – 7:30pm, Between rounds turn the wheel to win fun drink specials. The top three teams receive special prizes. In fact, Acre 121’s trivia was voted the best bar game in DC by Washington City Paper.
  • Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern – 7:00pm to 10:00pm, Come join Jimmy’s eclectic hosts for “three sheets of fun” trivia, hosted by Liz Rosen, Tegee Rogers, and Jimmy of Jimmy’s. Stay afterward for JOTTeopardy at 9:00pm and DJ EQ at 2:00am.
  • Penn Social – 7:00pm, District Trivia is a DC wide league. Enjoy $4 Blue Paddle Pils during trivia and first place gets $25 gift cards.
  • Tortilla Coast – 7:30pm, tortilla coasts trivia night combines two very awesome things, nerdy categories (like Star Trek) and mexican food. Awesome.
  • Union Pub – 8:00pm to 10:00pm, Get your pop culture fix at this trivia night.

 

WEDNESDAY (3)

  • Argonaut – 8:00pm, Adorably named “Booze Clues”, the trivia categories and questions at Argonaut are all created by their team of silly trivia hosts. Prizes include a bottle of wine for having the best team name, choosing next weeks category for the losers, a $25 gift card for second place, and a $50 gift card for first place.
  • District 2 Bar & Grille – 8:00pm, Trivia here is six rounds. First place wins a $30 gift card, second place gets a $20 gift card, and third place gets $10.
  • Irish Channel Chinatown – 7:00pm, Trivia King’s ‘InQuizitive!’ electronically archives your teams scores, not only for that night, but for the entire trivia season.

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  • Jake’s Boiler Room – 8:00pm, Located in the basement of Jake’s American Grille you’ll find an excellent place for trivia. In the boiler room silly answers are rewarded and the staff often joins in on the fun.
  • Meridian Pint – 8:00pm, Head over early for Trivia King’s ‘InQuizitive!’ and suck down some awesome craft beers while you’re at it.
  • Stoney’s – 8:00pm, Show up early for happy hour from 5-7pm. There are 5 rounds as well as a half time competition for some free drinks. First place wins a $50 gift card, second place wins a $25 gift card, and third place wins a bottle of wine. The fourth pace team gets to pick the theme for the next week.
  • Nellie’s – 8:00pm and 9:00pm, Nellie’s Smart Ass Trivia includes two rounds with different themes. Not only can you win money off of your bar tab, but you can also win tickets to local events. If you’re a returning player with a friend who is new to the trivia scene, invite them to smart ass trivia and nellie’s will buy your both dinner!
  • Wisdom– 8:00pm, The winning team will receive a surprise prize! Like a free bar tab or bottle booze.
  • The Pinch – 8:00pm, Trivia is eight rounds of eight questions starting exactly at eight o’clock. First and second place both receive free bar tabs on their next visit, best team name gets a free round of shots, and the losers get to pick the category for next week’s trivia.
  • Clarendon Grill – 8:00pm, Trivia King’s InQuizitive! electronically archives your teams scores, not only for that night, but for the entire trivia season.
  • Solly’s U Street Tavern – 8:30pm, Trivia is every first and third Wednesday of the month. Each week benefits a different charity.
  • Lucky Bar – 8:00pm, Sip on $3.50 Bud Lights and $4 Yuenglings while playing trivia.
  • Capitol Lounge – 7:00pm to 10:00pm, Hosted by the Trivia Guys, this is kookier than your average trivia night.

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THURSDAY (2)

  • Brixton– 7:00pm, Win Brixton gift cards and impress your hip friends.
  • The Big Board – 9:00pm to 11:00pm, Winners get prizes, losers get rail tequila.
  • Tommy Joe’s – 7:30pm, Head on over to bethesda for district trivia.

SUNDAY (2)

  • Bedrock Billiards – 8:00pm, First place gets $50 off their tab and all of the trivia is hand curated by the wonderful hosts.
  • DC Reynolds – 7:00pm, Even if you don’t win a prize, DC Reynolds promises that you’ll win the admiration of your peers.
  • Whitlow’s on Wilson – 8:00pm, First place receives a surprise prize!

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