To enter the Football Challenge® - Roto - Playoff via the Contest website, click the appropriate navigational link on the Contest website, agree to abide by the official rules governing the Contest, then follow the instructions to submit your entry, which includes selecting your team name and team. Upon successfully entering your team, If you do not already have a CDM Sports account, you will setup your account using your email address and create a password to be used for modifying your team as well as accessing results and the BBS.

Entries are also accepted via our toll-free number (1.888.636.7559), regular mail (mail to: CDM Sports, PO Box 31782 St. Louis, MO 63131) and fax (314.546.4230).

Payment and Deadline

All Internet entries must be paid by credit card or debit card, using either: MasterCard, VISA, American Express or Discover. All internet entries must be received by 3:30 PM CT on January 6, 2018. Phone and fax entries have the same requirements.

The Contest begins on Saturday, January 6, 2018, and ends with the Championship game scheduled to be played on Sunday, February 4, 2018. In the event that any of the games are postponed and/or rescheduled for any reason, CDM Sports reserves the right to extend or modify the stat week to include the rescheduled game(s).


To enter the Football Challenge® - Roto - Playoff, there is a one-time entry fee. There are additional fees for modifying your team. All fees are payable in U.S. funds. There is a limit of six (6) entries per customer in the Contest. The deadline for purchasing the all-inclusive package is 5 minutes prior to the first game on Saturday, January 6, 2018.


Option Football Challenge ® - Roto - Playoff Entry Options
CDM Customer
New Customer
1) Entry (with all transactions) $59.95 $69.95
2) Entry Only $29.95 $39.95


Type of Transaction
Any Player Change before games start on Saturday, January 6th (unlimited) FREE
Taxi Squad Switch (unlimited) $2.50 each
New Player Purchase (limit 5) $6.00 each

Select Team


During signup, you select a starting lineup of 20 players (from those players listed), as well as a taxi squad of 10 players. These players remain on your team until you decide to modify your team.

Starting Lineup

Your starting lineup must consist of the following 20 players:
* 3 Kickers
* 3 Quarterbacks
* 6 Running Backs
* 2 Tight Ends
* 6 Wide Receivers

Taxi Squad

Your taxi squad must consist of any 10 players. They are your backups and may be switched into your starting lineup for any reason: elimination, injury, performance, match-ups, etc. The position distribution rules do not apply to your taxi squad but do apply when these players are switched into the starting lineup.

Listed Players

You can select listed players at any time before or during the Contest. Listed players can be selected for your starting lineup and taxi squad effective immediately upon submitting your entry. A listed player's position has been determined by CDM Sports®, and will remain the same for the entire Contest. Players can only be used at the position assigned to them. To view players and their id numbers, click here.

Unlisted Players

If a team not listed makes the playoffs, all players on that team will be added and may be selected. To request that an unlisted player be added in order to be selected, email us at [email protected] or call us at 1.888.636.7559. Unlisted players can be in your starting lineup at the beginning of the Contest.