” .. The 55 cities and towns will be compared in 20 statistical categories — one each weekday from Oct. 5 to Oct. 30. Each day’s top performer will receive 50 points, the runner-up will be given 49, and so on down to the final five competitors, who will not be awarded any points … “

Source: Buffalo Business First
http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2015/10/05/wnychallenge01.html