Put all that weird knowledge to use and make the most of your summer nights with good beer and fun prizes at the many trivia nights Kansas City has to offer.
By Nicolette Martin
Westport Flea Market | Wednesdays @ 8 p.m. or Thursdays @ 9 p.m
As one of KC’s best places to get a burger, you’ll be filling your stomach with good eats and filling your brain with knowledge. You can bring along seven of your closest friends (but make sure to choose your group carefully) and relive your youth by writing your answers on Magna Doodles while trying to win some cash.
The fine print: no more than eight people per team, $5 per person, cash only
Xtreme League Trivia | Various locations and times
Trivia night doesn’t have to end when the questions stop coming. With Xtreme League Trivia, you get three contests wrapped into one: a weekly competition to determine a weekly winner, accumulation of points to determine a 10-week winner and a nationwide 10-week winner.
The fine print: You must use the same team name throughout the 10-week competition to be eligible for prizes, visit www.xtremeleaguetrivia.com for times and locations.
Sonic Spectrum Music Trivia at the Record Bar | Mondays @ 7 p.m.
Join Robert Moore, host of Sonic Spectrum on 96.5, for some tunes and queries while playing for cash prizes. Winner takes home 60 percent of the pot, while the runner-up gets 40 percent.
The fine print: buy-in is $5 per person, play on a team or fly solo
Video Bingo League | Various locations and times
Maybe you don’t know random trivia, but you know A LOT about music. Well, the Video Bingo League is for you. Match songs and videos played to items on your bingo card to win prizes.
The fine print: “Like” Video Bingo League on Facebook to keep up with times, locations and current standings.
Geeks Who Drink | Various locations and times
Are you a geek who likes to drink? Have no shame: there are plenty of trivia night opportunities for you. The Denver-based company now hosts Bar Trivia in more than 300 pubs and restaurants nationwide. Don’t settle for a lame trivia night when you can show off with good questions in a fun environment.
The fine print: typically no cost, team size is limited to six, top teams get bar gift certificates, you can play every night! Visit www.geekswhodrink.com for times and locations.