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CHN Predictions League: Offseason Edition, Part 1

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WARSAW, POLAND - JUNE 07: Balls lie on the pitch during a Poland training session ahead of the UEFA EURO 2012 Group A match against Greece at National Stadium on June 7, 2012 in Warsaw, Poland.  (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)
WARSAW, POLAND - JUNE 07: Balls lie on the pitch during a Poland training session ahead of the UEFA EURO 2012 Group A match against Greece at National Stadium on June 7, 2012 in Warsaw, Poland. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)
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Yes, that's right. The CHN Predictions League makes an earlier than expected return with the opportunity to claim blog immortality this summer. This game will consist of several parts, which will be revealed along the way. The only requirement for participation is that you have an SBN account. Accounts are free; it's a standard web registration that takes two minutes. Once you're signed up, come back and get ready to prognosticate. Over the course of the summer, you will have the opportunity to earn up to 150 points on your quest for the Offseason Trophy. Today's game is worth 19 points. Follow the jump for details on how to win. As we like to say, you cannot win if you do not play.

For Part 1, predict the following:

1. The winner of Euro 2012.

2-17. The exact order finish of each group in Euro 2012. Groups are as follows:

A: Poland, Greece, Russia, Czech Republic
B: Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Portugal
C: Spain, Italy, Ireland, Croatia
D: Ukraine, Sweden, France, England

18. The next Premier League manager to lose his job - whether voluntarily or not. If all current managers remain at their posts when the game ends on August 31, each participant will be given 1 point.

19. The primary color of Newcastle's 2012-13 away third kit.

The deadline for items 1-19 is kickoff of the first match of Euro 2012 between Poland and Greece on June 8. Each correct prediction is worth one point. Part 2 starts Monday and is worth far and away the most points.