03 Oct / What determines who wins the challenge?

What determines who wins the challenge?

The team with the most total points accumulated throughout the entire challenge wins when the challenge concludes.

See below for a detailed explanation on how teams earn points.

How teams earn points

Scoring in A Step Ahead: Champions is team-based, so while individual contributions are important, points are awarded at the team level, meaning that having a coordinated effort will result in the best scoring. Teams score points in three ways:


Just like team movement is calculated based upon the average of the team’s steps, so too are points. Teams receive 1 point for each team-average step they get.

Fame Bonus

Players fill up their 5 Fame stars each week through a mixture of healthy activities that includes steps, diet, lifestyle, and exercise/UtiliFIT. The stars fill up individually, with one star, each, for Steps, Diet, and Lifestyle, and two stars for Exercise/UtiliFIT. Players can fill up their stars by logging activities in the matching categories in their Activity Journal, with UtiliFIT deskercise mini-games also helping to fill up the Exercise/UtiliFIT stars.

The Fame Bonus is awarded weekly at the team level, using the average of the entire team’s Fame for the current region, which ranges from 0-5. The bonus points available are:

5 Stars = 10,000 points
4 Stars = 8,000 points
3 Stars = 6,000 points
2 Stars = 4,000 points
1 Star = 2,000 points
Less than 1 Star = No Bonus Points :(

Finish Line Bonus

Teams can earn big point bonuses for reaching any given finish line ahead of a region’s Champions.

1st Place = 5,000 points*
2nd Place = 3,500 points*
3rd Place = 2,000 points*
4th+ Place = 1,000 points*

*You must reach the finish line ahead of the Champions in order to earn the Finish Line Bonus.

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