Trivia 49 opens with movie April 6, questions April 13-15
WWSP-Stevens Point 90FM will host The World’s Largest Trivia Contest for the 49th time this April. Trivia 49: The Rush of Trivia will take place Friday through Sunday, April 13-15.
Teams from all over the world will descend upon Stevens Point for 54 hours of trivia, kicking off at 6 p.m. Friday. Teams will be given a duration of two songs to answer eight questions per hour about various topics.
The contest also includes two running questions for which teams must go out in the community to find the answer; three music questions that each feature sound bites from eight songs that participants must decipher the name of the song; and three trivia stone, scavenger hunt-like questions.
Trivia registration will take place at the 90FM Studios at 1101 Reserve St. from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 9, through Thursday, April 12, and again from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, April 13. Registration is $40 per team. Trivia players can also purchase official Trivia 49 merchandise at registration.
To register an out-of-town team or to pre-order merchandise, visit to www.90fmtrivia.org.
Teams can also register to participate in the annual Trivia Parade signifying the start of the contest. The trivia parade begins at 4 p.m. Friday, April 14, making way through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) campus and ending at P.J. Jacobs Junior High School.
Following the completion of the contest, Trivia Coordinator Jim “The Oz” Oliva will present trophies to the Top 10 teams, as well as the 49th place team.
Prior to registration and the contest, the trivia kickoff movie will be screened at Rogers Cinema on Church Street at midnight Friday, April 6, and at 10 a.m. and midnight Saturday, April 7. The movie is for viewers of all ages, and is $3 at the door.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, WWSP-Stevens Point 90FM is the nonprofit student radio station at UWSP, and the largest student led radio station in the Midwest. For more information, or to contribute to 90FM, visit 90FM.org.