AF 10/100 Tournament Rules 2018

AF 10/100

Tournament Rules

 

I     General

A.   These will serve to be the official rules for Associated Fantasy’s 10/100 Tournament (10/100)

B.   For anything not covered in these rules, please refer to the League Settings page at League website;  League will be hosted on NFL.com

C.   All arbitration of League Rules to be arbitrated solely by Tournament Coordinator (TC)

D.   TC may maintain their own team in the tournament, OR may be listed as a “Co-Owner” of a team, in the event TC is listed as a “Co-Owner” it will only be for the purposes of running the tournament and TC will have no actual control over the team they are Co-Owner of

E.   Should any unforeseen event arise not covered explicitly in the rules, TC will exercise final judgment

1.    Any TC judgment made outside of specified rules that involves TC’s team will cause TC’s team to be removed from Championship eligibility

2.   This rule applies ONLY if TC is a team owner.  If TC is a Co-Owner, that team will not be effected by this rule

F.   Tournament rules are subject to adjustment before entry fees have been paid, and will be marked ‘LOCKED’ once any changes are final

G.   If, for any reason, there is a discrepensy between rules listed in these rules and settings listed on the League Settings page of the host site, settings page will supercede

II     Format

A.   10 Teams; All-vs-All, 17 Week Standings Race

III     Fees/Payout

A.   Entry fee for 10/100 will be $10.00 (US) per team

B.   Payout will be $100.00 (US) for Tournament Champion (1st place)

C.   Entries and payouts will be handled through LeagueSafe.com

D.   TC will set deadline for payment of entry fee once all participants have accepted their Pro Bowl Invitation

E.  Prize money will not be disbursed until the Friday following Week 17 of the NFL Regular Season

IV     Scoring

A.   Offense: AF PPR

 

V     Rosters

A.   Rosters will be 10 RB/WR/TE FLEX starting positions and 0 bench

VI    Draft

A.   Draft held live online, annually on the Tuesday immediately prior to the NFL’s Opening Thursday Game, @ 10:00pm EDT

1.   The 2018 Draft will be live online on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 9:00pm EDT

2.   Draft will be serpentine style, 10 rounds in length

3.   60 seconds are allotted for each pick

4.   Draft order will be determined randomly by draft client 30 minutes prior to start of the draft

VII     Free Agency/Trades/Cuts

A.   Free Agency

1.   Free Agency is open from the Tuesday following Week 1 through to the end of season with Waivers in effect

B.   Waivers

1.   Waiver order will be revolving waivers, never reset

2.   Initial Waiver Order will be inverse of draft order

3.   Waiver period is 2 days

C.     Transaction Limits

1.   Teams are limited to a maximum of 20 add/drop transactions for the entirety of the season.  NO EXCEPTIONS

D.   Trades

1.   Trading is not allowed in the Tournament

VIII     Schedule/Playoffs

A.   10/100 is an all-vs-all standings tournament and uses no schedule 

B.   Standings are determined by total points scored vs total points scored by each other teams in the league each week through the season (Weeks 1-17) meaning teams will acrue 9 Wins, Losses, or Ties each week

1.  Weekly and Season standings can be viewed on the Tournament’s Hosting site (NFL.com League Home Page) by clicking the “Breakdown” tab on the standings chart, this will show the results based on each team’s weekly score, of wins and losses of every team competing with every other team

C.     Ties are permitted and are factored into the all-vs-all standings

D.     The #1 ranked team by all-vs-all (“breakdown”) standings at the conclusion of Week 17 will be named Tournament Champion

 

IX     Playoffs/Championship

  • There are no Playoffs in the Ten/100 Tournament
  • Tournament utilizes a 17 Week Regular Season in which all teams play all other teams each week, compiling a season all-vs-all W-L-T record which can be seen by clicking on the “Breakdown” tab on the hosting site’s standings chart
  • The #1 ranked team by these all-vs-all (“breakdown”) standings at the conclusion of Week 17 will be named Tournament Champion

X     Tiebreakers

  • Weekly tie scores between one or more teams in the all-vs-all format are allowed and factored into the all-vs-all (“Breakdown”) W-L-T records/standings therefore there are no tiebreakers for any individual match-ups
  • If, at the conclusion of Week 17, two or more teams have identical, #1 W-L-T all-vs-all (“Breakdown”) records, order of tiebreakers for the Tournament Championship will be as follows:
    1. Total season points
    2. Highest total number of individual #1 weeks (number of weeks in which tied teams outscored all other teams)
    3. Lowest total number of individual #10 weeks (number of weeks in which tied teams were outscored by all other teams)
    4. Total combined number of touchdowns scored by all starting players on rosters of tied teams, Weeks 1-17
    5. Total combined number of 100 yard games by all starting players on rosters of tied teams, Weeks 1-17
    6. If teams are still tied after the 5th tiebreaker, the teams that are still tied are named co-Champions and the prize money is split

XI     Special Rule

A.     Participation in tournament is limited to one entry per household/IP address

B.     After all tournament slots are filled but before draft order has been established, 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

C.     Multiple teams originating from the same IP address will result in immediate expulsion of all teams involved

D.     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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