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The Gauntlet
The Gauntlet
Season 16
Episodes 11
Location Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
Winners Dillon MacDermant
Clay Honeycutt
Zayn Malik
Shawn Mendes
Jacob Whitesides
Marluxia
Farrah Abraham
Susie Meister
Miss Stacey Grimace
Miss Piggy
Jasmine Reynaud
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The Gauntlet is the 16th season of A-Tv's The Challenge. and the 1st installment of the Gauntlet Series series. Spawning a sequel, The Gauntlet II.

DescriptionEdit

Beautiful Riviera Nayarit, Mexico sets the hot and steamy stage for battle as 36 Challenge alumni along with some fresh faces to fight it out for $300,000 in cash and prizes. Teams are split between Veterans vs. Rookies. TJ Lavin & Sonia Kruger returns as hosts as they guides the teams through a series of wild challenges and intense Gauntlets; where teammates face off to avoid elimination and stay until the Final Challenge. The winning team will split $300,000 in prize money and the losing team goes home with nothing! Insane challenges, heart-stopping Gauntlets, crazy fights, surprising alliances, unexpected departures and more hook-ups than ever - it's all going down in The Gauntlet!

CastEdit

Veterans
Player Original Season Finish
Mr.Häagen-Dazs Battle of the Seasons Runners-Up
Cloud Strife Free Agents
Janelle Shanks Rivals
Joanne The Scammer Lifelines
Miffy The Island
Theresa Gonzalez Cutthroat
Nicole Ramos Fresh Meat Episode 9
Nick Bateman Lifelines
Hannah B Lifelines Episode 8
Jason G Lifelines
Jonna Mannion Fresh Meat Episode 7
Liam W Fresh Meat
Candice Fowler The Duel Episode 5
Jake Miller Lifelines
Luke Hemmings Battle of the Seasons Episode 3
Miami Microwave Rivals Episode 2
Gigi Gorgeous Cutthroat II
Roman C Lifelines Episode 1
Rookies
Player Original Season Finish
Dillon MacDermant Bloodlines Winners
Clay Honeycutt Lifelines
Zayn Malik The Gauntlet
Shawn Mendes Lifelines
Jacob Whitesides Free Agents
Marluxia Lights Out
Farrah Abraham Lights Out
Susie Meister The Gauntlet
Miss Stacey Grimace Bloodlines
Miss Piggy Rivals
Jasmine Reynaud The Gauntlet
Miranda Sings The Island Episode 10
Nick Paquette Bloodlines
Lisa Origliasso Bloodlines Episode 6
Michael Ross The Gauntlet
Maria "Remi" Lights Out Episode 4
Shark-Ira The Island
Sarah Patterson Rice Cutthroat II Episode 3

FormatEdit

Each team participates in numerous challenges, which are followed by an elimination round — "The Gauntlet." The winning team of each daily challenge is safe from elimination. The winning team must select one member of the opposite team to be Immune from The Gauntlet. They must also select one player from the losing team to go in, while the losing team will have to pick from their own. Players cannot be immune twice in a row.

Money for finalists is split as follows:

  • First Place: $300,000
  • Second Place: $0

Game SummaryEdit

Elimination chartEdit

Episode # Gender Winners Protected Gauntlet contestants Gauntlet game Gauntlet outcome
Winner's Pick Loser's Pick Winner Loser
1 Male Rookies Liam Roman Mr.Häagen Force Field Mr.Häagen Roman
2 Female Rookies Janelle Gigi Candice Ram It Home Candice Gigi
Male Rookies Jake M Microwave Nick B Force Field Nick B M Microwave
3 Female Veterans Miranda Sarah Susie Ball Brawl Susie Sarah
Male Rookies Mr.Häagen Luke Cloud Sliders Cloud Luke
4 Female Veterans Susie Lisa Remi Ball Brawl Lisa Remi
Male Nick P Dillon Shark-Ira Dillon Shark-Ira
5 Female Rookies Nicole Hannah Candice Sliders Hannah Candice
Male Cloud Jake Liam Liam Jake
6 Female Veterans Farrah Lisa Susie Ankle Breaker Susie Lisa
Male Clay Dillon Michael Dillon Michael
7 Female Rookies Hannah Jonna Joanne Ball Brawl Joanne Jonna
Male Nick Jason Liam Jason Liam
8 Female Rookies Janelle Hannah Joanne Ram It Home Joanne Hannah
Male Mr.Häagen Cloud Jason Cloud Jason
9 Female Rookies Theresa Miffy Nicole Sliders Miffy Nicole
Male Cloud Nick B vs. Mr.Häagen Mr.Häagen Nick B
10 Female Veterans Jasmine Miranda Miss S Grimace Ankle Breaker Miss S Grimace Miranda
Male Zayn Clay Nick P Clay Nick P
Final N/A Rookies Runners-Up: Veterans

Gauntlet ProgressEdit

Males Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Finale
Dillon Win Win Win Safe Win Gauntlet Win Gauntlet Win Win Win Safe WINNER
Clay Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Gauntlet WINNER
Zayn Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Safe WINNER
Shawn Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Safe WINNER
Jacob Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Safe WINNER
Marluxia Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Safe WINNER
Mr.Häagen Gauntlet Safe Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Safe Gauntlet Win LOSER
Cloud Safe Safe Safe Win Gauntlet Win Safe Win Safe Gauntlet Safe Win LOSER
Nick P. Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Gauntlet
Nick B. Safe Safe Gauntlet Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Safe Gauntlet
Jason Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Gauntlet Gauntlet
Liam Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Gauntlet Win Gauntlet
Michael Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Gauntlet
Jake Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Gauntlet
Shark-Ira Win Win Win Safe Win Gauntlet
Luke Safe Safe Safe Win Gauntlet
Miami Microwave Safe Safe Gauntlet
Roman Gauntlet
Females Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Finale
Farrah Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Safe WINNER
Susie Win Win Win Gauntlet Win Safe Win Gauntlet Win Win Win Safe WINNER
Miss S Grimace Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Gauntlet WINNER
Miss Piggy Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Safe WINNER
Jasmine Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Safe WINNER
Janelle Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Safe Safe Win LOSER
Joanne Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Gauntlet Gauntlet Safe Win LOSER
Miffy Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Safe Gauntlet Win LOSER
Theresa Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Safe Safe Win LOSER
Miranda Win Win Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Win Win Gauntlet
Nicole Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Safe Safe Gauntlet
Hannah Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Gauntlet Win Safe Gauntlet
Jonna Safe Safe Safe Win Safe Win Safe Win Gauntlet
Lisa Win Win Win Safe Win Gauntlet Win Gauntlet
Candice Safe Gauntlet Safe Win Safe Win Gauntlet
Remi Win Win Win Safe Win Gauntlet
Sarah Win Win Win Gauntlet
Gigi Safe Gauntlet

Future ChallengesEdit

Cast Member The Challenges Challenges Won Total Money Earned
Jasmine Reynaud The Gauntlet, Champs vs. Pros II, Battle of the Sexes II The Gauntlet $$27,272
Michael Ross The Gauntlet none $0
Susie Meister The Gauntlet, Battle of the Sexes II The Gauntlet $27,272
Zayn Malik The Gauntlet, Cutthroat III, Exes II, Paradise Island III, Free Agents II,
Lifelines: Redemption, The Island III, The Inferno II
The Gauntlet, The Island III $135,605