Suicide Squad PRL League Rules

Suicide Squad

League Rules

 

I     General

  • These will serve to be the official rules for AF’s Suicide Squad Racing Society  – Points Race League (SS-PRL)
  • For anything not covered in these rules, please refer to the League Settings page at League Hosting Site 
  • All arbitration of League Rules to be arbitrated solely by League Manager (LM)
  • Should any unforeseen event arise not covered explicitly in the rules, LM will exercise final judgment
  • Any LM decision that involves LM’s team will cause LM’s team to be removed from Championship eligibility

II     Format

  • 12 Teams; Redraft; Total Points Competition

III     Entry/Payout

  • Entry Fee for the League will be $25.00(US)
  • Entry Fee is payable at time of registration, deadline extended solely at discretion of LM
  • Payout will be $150.00(US) for 1st, $100.00(US) for 2nd, and $50.00(US) for 3rd  (SEE SCHEDULE/PLAYOFFS)
  • Collection of entry fees and disbursements of payouts will be conducted through LeaguSafe.com
  • Prize money will not be disbursed until Friday of the week (after stat corrections) following the League Champion being named (Week 17)

IV     Scoring

V     Rosters

  • AF Arena *-modified
    • 2 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 2 RB/WR/TE FLEX, 1 K
    • no designated TE position is used as in traditional AF Arena Roster sets
  • AF Team DEF/SP (1)
  • Bench: 16
  • No positional minimum/maximums used

VI    Draft

  • Draft held live online, annually on the Tuesday immediately prior to the NFL’s Opening Thursday Game, @ 10:00pm EDT
  • The 2017 Draft will be live online on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:00pm EDT
  • Draft will be serpentine style, 26 rounds in length
  • 90 seconds are allotted for each pick
  • Draft order will be determined randomly by draft client 30 minutes prior to start of the draft

VII     Free Agency/Trades/Cuts

  • There is no Free Agency/Waivers
  • Teams are restricted from making any player adds through the entirety of the season
  • Trades are allowed and unrestricted through the trade deadline of: November 25 (Week 12)

Required Cuts

  • All teams are required to cut or drop one player per week beginning after Week 1 and continuing through to the period between Week 16 and 17 (16 total drops)
  • Teams may not replace players that have been dropped
  • There is no positional requirement for which players may be dropped
  • Players may be dropped any time between midnight on Monday of each week and noon on the Thursday
  • Any team that has not made the required player cut by noon on Thursday of each week, will have one player cut from their roster by LM.  In that event, the player with the to date lowest amount of fantasy points will be the player cut; if there is a tie for lowest season fantasy points, the cut will be alphabetical between those players

VIII     Schedule/Playoffs

  • The SS-PRL uses no schedule or W-L standings
  • SS-PRL is a total points league only
  • Standings are determined by total points scored through the season (Weeks 1-17)
  • The SS-PRL uses no playoffs or Championship Game
  • Total season points tabulated in Weeks 1-17 will determine the League Champion, Runner-Up, and 3rd Place Team after the conclusion of Week 17
    • Team with the highest total season points through Week 17 will be declared League Champion and win the $150 first place prize
    • Team with the second highest total season points through Week 17 will be declared League Runner-Up and win the $100 second place prize
    • Team with the third highest total season points through Week 17 will be declared Third Place Team and win the $50 third place prize
    • In the event of a tie of total season points after week 17, see TIEBREAKERS

IX     Tiebreakers

  • There are no head-to-head matches in the SS-PRL so there are no head-to-head match-up or standings ties or tiebreakers
  • Should two or more teams (1st -4th place) have an exact tie of their total points after the conclusion of Week 17, the tiebreaker for the purposes of determining the League Champion, Runner-Up, and Third Place Team will be the previous week’s total points
  • If previous weeks’ total points between tied teams is tied as well, tiebreaker will continue backwards until there’s a higher score
  • If teams (1st-4th) are tied for total season points and have tied in every single game over 17 weeks, prize money will be split between them

X     Special Rule

  • Participation in the SS-PRL is limited to one entry per household/IP address
  • After all League slots are filled but before the draft, NFL.com will be contacted to verify that all participants registered with tournament are originating from different IP addresses to verify that no participant is registered with multiple teams
  • Multiple teams originating from the same IP address will result in immediate expulsion of all teams involved
  • It is recommended, that before the draft, each individual team verify for themselves that all teams are from different IP addresses; this can be done through the contact NFL tool (found in the FAQs), simply send an email, include league id number, and ask NFL to verify that no teams in the league originate from the same IP address
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