SIGNUP

Overview

To enter Football Challenge® Roto 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. If you do not already have a CDM Sports® user ID and password, upon successfully registering, you will receive, via email, your user ID and password to be used for modifying your team as well as accessing results and posting messages on the BBS.

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

Payment and Deadline

Your Internet entry must be paid by credit card or debit card, using either: MasterCard, VISA, American Express, or Discover. All internet entries must be received by 11:55 AM CT, Sunday, September 10, 2017. Phone and fax entries have the same requirements.

Mailed entries can also be paid by check or money order and must be postmarked by Friday, September 8, 2017, and received no later than Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

The Contest begins with the game scheduled for Thursday, September 7, 2017, and ends with the last game played in the regular season (currently scheduled for Sunday, December 31, 2017); but, entries are accepted through 11:55 AM CT on Sunday, September 10th and you can select players from the two teams playing on September 7th through the Sunday deadline at 11:55 AM CT.

Statistics from the game played on Thursday, September 7th, are included as part of this Contest. Players from Kansas City (KC) and New England (NE) may be selected for your starting lineup until Sunday, September 10th at 11:55 AM CT.

Entry & Transaction Costs

To enter the Football Challenge Roto, there is a one-time entry fee. If you purchase an entry which includes all transactions, there are no additional fees, otherwise there are additional fees for modifying your team which are listed below. All fees are payable in U.S. funds. There is a limit of six (6) entries per customer in the Contest.

REGULAR LEAGUES

Option Football Challenge ® - Roto Entry Options
Cost by 08/14
Cost After 08/14
1) Full Season Contest (with all transactions) $269.95 $289.95
2) All Additional Entries (with all transactions) $249.95 $249.95
3) Full Season Contest (with no transactions included) $29.95 $39.95

PREMIERE LEAGUES

Premiere leagues have a different prize structure than regular leagues and each premiere league is limited to 25 teams. A Premiere league is filled on a first-come, first served basis. When the premiere league is full, the league is locked and no refunds will be given. Customers can enter only one (1) team in a premiere league. You can enter teams in the regular leagues and in the premiere league.

Option Football Challenge ® - Roto Entry Options
Cost by 08/14
Cost After 08/14
1) Full Season Contest (with all transactions) $379.95 $409.95
2) Full Season Contest (with no transactions included) $139.95 $159.95

* No Hall of Fame discounts on premiere league entry fees.
Please note: Multipliers on league prizes do NOT apply to the league prizes for premiere leagues.


THROWBACK LEAGUES

In order to comply with new government regulations in the fantasy sports industry, we have created Throwback Leagues. These "Throwback leagues" will be limited to 20 teams, will have a flat fee that includes all transactions for the season and will have a different league prize structure that will pay cash prizes to the top 8 teams in the 20 team league. All participants in the Throwback leagues are eligible for overall prizes.

These leagues will be open (with a limit of 2 entries) to the following customers:

1)   New players of the Football Challenge - Roto contest.
2)   Past Football Challenge - Roto team owners who didn't play in 2016 and have won less than $500 in 2012 - 2015.
3)   2016 Football Challenge - Roto team owners who didn't win an end of the contest prize, and who are entered in a regular or premiere league (with any transaction package) in 2017 and have won less than $500 in 2012 - 2016.

Option Football Challenge ® - Roto Entry Options
Cost
1) Full Season Contest (with all transactions) $239.95

MULTI GAME (Full, Mid-Season and Playoff) Entry Packages

Package
Option
Football Challenge ® - Roto - (ALL INCLUSIVE) Multi Game Entry Options
Cost
Savings
1) BEST DEAL! 1 Entry in the Full Season, Mid-Season, and Playoff Contests (with all transactions included for all contests)

All 17 Weeks during the regular season, Mid-Season Contest starts with week 9, and Playoffs Continue through the Championship.
$399.85 $50.00!
2) 1 Entry in the Full Season and Mid-Season Contests (with all transactions included for all contests)

All 17 Weeks during the regular season, Mid-Season Contest starts with week 9.
$359.90 $30.00!
3) 1 Entry in the Full Season and Playoff Contests (with all transactions included for all contests)

All 17 Weeks during the regular season, and Playoffs Continue through the Championship.
$314.90 $25.00!
Package
Option
Football Challenge ® - Roto - (ENTRY ONLY) Multi Game Entry Options
Cost by 08/15
Cost after 08/15
4) 1 Entry in the Full Season, Mid-Season, and Playoff Contests

All 17 Weeks during the regular season, Mid-Season Contest starts with week 9, and Playoffs Continue through the Championship.
$74.85 $84.85
5) 1 Entry in the Full Season and Mid-Season Contests

All 17 Weeks during the regular season, Mid-Season Contest starts with week 9.
$49.90 $59.90
6) 1 Entry in the Full Season and Playoff Contests

All 17 Weeks during the regular season, and Playoffs Continue through the Championship.
$49.90 $59.90

PLAYER TRANSACTION FEES

Type of Transaction
Cost
Any Player Change before 11:55 AM CT on Sunday, September 10th (unlimited) FREE
Taxi Squad Switch (unlimited) $3.00 each
Bye Week Switch (unlimited) $1.00 each
New Player Purchase (limit 16) $10.00 each

OPTIONAL TRANSACTION PACKAGES

If you don't purchase an entry with ALL transactions included, you can add one of the following packages to your team by 11:55 AM CT on Sunday, September 17th. A package must be assigned to one team, and are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Transaction
Package Options
Transaction Packages
Cost
1) ALL player switches for weeks 1 - 5 until 11:55 AM CT on Sunday, October 8th $40.00
2) ALL 16 new player purchases $135.00
3) ALL player switches $165.00
4) ALL switches for weeks 1 - 5 until 11:55 AM CT on Sunday, October 8th & all 16 player purchases $175.00
5) ALL 16 new player purchases & ALL player switches $250.00

SELECT TEAM

Overview

During signup, you select, from the listed players a starting lineup of 20 players within the constraints of a $30,000,000 salary cap, as well as a taxi squad of 11 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 11 players. The salary cap and position distribution rules do not apply to your taxi squad but do apply when these players are switched into the starting lineup.

Salary Cap, Player Salaries and Player Positions

The $30,000,000 salary cap, as well as the player salaries and player positions are assigned by CDM Sports and do not change. For player salaries, click here.

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 based on his play last year and will remain the same for the entire Contest.

Unlisted Players

You can select unlisted players at any time before or during the Contest. However, all unlisted players are assigned a default salary based on position as follows:

* Kickers - $1,000,000
* Quarterbacks - $1,000,000
* Running Backs - $1,000,000
* Tight Ends - $500,000
* Wide Receivers - $900,000

Unlisted players can be selected for your starting lineup and taxi squad effective immediately upon submitting your entry. An unlisted player's position will be determined by CDM Sports, in its sole discretion. To request that an unlisted player be added to the salary file in order to be selected, email us at [email protected] or call us at 1.888.636.7559.