TNA sent out the following press release on Wednesday announcing details on this year's Bound For Glory series, which kicks off this Thursday on Impact:
THE BOUND FOR GLORY SERIES: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO TNA'S ANNUAL POINT-BASED COMPETITION
Twelve IMPACT WRESTLING Superstars battle in grueling series of matches with the ultimate prize on the line - a World Championship Match in the main event at October's "Bound For Glory" Pay-Per-View spectacular, our biggest event of the year! The wrestler with the most points at the end of the Bound For Glory Series wins and advances to the Bound For Glory main event!
The 12 Competitors
Find out who will be in the 2012 Bound For Glory Series during the Gauntlet match at 8pm on Spike TV!
How to Get Points
Points are determined by wins and losses – how you win is equally as important!
Submission Victory – 10 points
Pinfall Victory – 7 points
Countout Victory – 5 points
Disqualification Victory – 3 points
Draw (Time Limit/Double Countout/Double Disqualification) – Two points
Disqualification Lose – you LOSE 10 points
The Type of Matches
Each wrestler will battle each other ONCE in the series! These matches will take place over IMPACT WRESTLING on Spike TV and on TNA's live event tours across the country, with the point structure outlined above.
Standings and How to Win!
The standings will be updated on ImpactWrestling.com. The standings will be "locked" on the September 6 edition of IMPACT WRESTLING on SpikeTV. The top point leaders advance to No Surrender PPV (9/9) for a one-night playoff to see who gets the Bound For Glory World Title Match!
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