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CONTEST TYPES
Primetime
$250,000
Overall Grand Prize
NFFC Primetime leagues consist of 12-team, 20-round drafts that pay $7,000 to the league champion and $250,000 to the overall champion. The Top 3 teams in each league earn prize money and all three teams advance to the Championship Round in Weeks 15-17 where one team will win the $250,000 grand prize. The Primetime has live drafts in Las Vegas, New York City and Online.
 
Entry: $1,750
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $7,000
Top Overall Prize: $250,000
RotoWire Online
$250,000
Overall Grand Prize
The Rotowire Online Championship is the industry's longest-running national championship at the $350 price point, now in its 16th season. Leagues consist of 12 teams, 20 rounds with FAAB during the season and we pay the Top 2 in each league and an overall prize pool. The top league prize is $1,500 and the grand prize is $250,000. All drafts are held Online daily and a slow draft format will be added in 2024 as well.
Entry: $350 - $750
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $4,300
Top Overall Prize: $250,000
NFFC Best Ball Overall
$30,000
Overall Grand Prize
NFFC Best Ball Championship leagues are pure best ball scoring leagues with league and overall prizes. Leagues consist of 12 teams and 34 rounds with optimal scoring for 17 weeks and price points vary from $150 to $400. The team with the most points after Week 17 wins each league prize and the overall grand prize of $30,000. We pay the Top 3 teams in each league. Draft and be done. It's that easy.
Entry: $150 - $400
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $2,500
Top Overall Prize: $30,000
Cutline
$70,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFFC Cutline Championship is a national contest with a $70,000 grand prize. This contest, which pays the Top 2 teams in each league, uses best ball scoring for the first 10 weeks of the season and the Top 5 teams in each league advance to the playoff rounds. Players then set their starting lineups from Week 11 through 17 in a survivor format where teams are eliminated each week until only 12 teams remain in Week 17.
Entry: $175
Teams: 10 Teams
Top League Prize: $350
Top Overall Prize: $70,000
Silver Bullet
$50,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFFC Silver Bullet is the industry's only single-entry, season-long national championship, featuring a $50,000 grand prize. Owners are competing for $5,000 league prizes and an overall prize pool. Leagues consist of 12 teams, 20 rounds with payouts to the Top 3 teams in each league. But here's the key: Only one team per person. This contest is limited to only 264 unique owners, each owning one team.
Entry: $1,200
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $5,000
Top Overall Prize: $50,000
Auction
$15,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFFC offers private 12-team and 14-team auction leagues that pay the Top 3 finishers in each league. Auction leagues where all the prize money stays within the league are held in Las Vegas and New York City, while our 4th annual NFFC Online Auction Championship features 12-team online auctions with an overall prize pool that includes a $15,000 grand prize. Players use a $200 budget to accumulate 20 players.
Entry: $150 - $5,000
Teams: 12 & 14 Teams
Top League Prize: $38,500
Top Overall Prize: $15,000
High Stakes
These are private 12-team and 14-team leagues where all of the prize money stays within the league. Payouts range from 87.5% to 95% and entry fees range from $2,500 to $20,000 per team. All leagues consist of 20 rounds, in-season FAAB and payouts to the Top 3 teams. It's high-stakes with very high payouts.
Entry: $2,500 - $20,000
Teams: 12 & 14 Teams
Top League Prize: $160,000
Football Challenge
$20,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFFC Football Challenge Roto and Points contests are the oldest salary cap-style games in the industry, offering grand prizes of $20,000 and $15,000, respectively. Players must create lineups under different budgets and those teams with the most points will win league prizes and the overall grand prizes. It sounds easy enough, but it's a challenge.

NEW FOR 2024: The Contest will utilize 2 Flex Spots.
Entry: $200 - $250
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,100
Top Overall Prize: $20,000
Other Live Events
NFFC Kickoff Gridiron Leagues and Best Ball Live leagues are best ball scoring private leagues where all of the prize money stays within the leagues. Both formats consist of 26-28 rounds and best ball scoring for 17 weeks. These drafts are held live in Las Vegas and each pays the Top 3 finishers in each league.
Entry: $1,000 - $1,300
Teams: 12 & 14 Teams
Top League Prize: $8,000
Classic
**The $2,000 is a free 2025 Classic Entry
Overall Grand Prize
The NFFC Classic was the original signature contest of the NFFC and it started in 2004. Classic leagues consist of 14 teams and 20 rounds with FAAB during the season. Now all of the prize money will remain in each private league and we'll pay the Top 3 finishers, including $16,000 to the league champion. An overall champion will be crowned for the 20th straight season after Week 17 and receive a free Classic entry for 2025.
Entry: $2,000
Teams: 14 Teams
Top League Prize: $16,000
Top Overall Prize: **The $2,000 is a free 2025 Classic Entry
NFFC 25s/50s Best Ball
2025 NFFC Primetime Entry
Overall Grand Prize
NFFC $25 and $50 Best Ball leagues are private Best Ball leagues paying the Top 2 teams in each league. Leagues consist of 12 teams and 30 rounds with no Free Agent pickups or in-season work. Draft and be done as the computer picks each team's optimal scoring lineup every week. There is no overall prize pool, but the top team in this format wins a FREE 2025 NFFC Primetime entry.
Entry: $25 - $50
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $400
Top Overall Prize: 2025 NFFC Primetime Entry
Satellite
NFFC Satellite leagues are private leagues where all of the prize money stays in the league. There is no overall prize pool. These are 12-team leagues with entry fees ranging from $150 to $500 per team. Drafts are 20 rounds and there are in-season Free Agent pickups, with Championship Rounds consisting of Weeks 15 through 17.
Entry: $150 - $500
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $3,600
Guillotine
NFFC Guillotine leagues are 17-team, 16-round private leagues that pay the Top 3 in each league. Guillotine teams start 10 players each week and the lowest scoring team for that week is "chopped" from the contest with all 15 players from that team going back into the player pool. One team is eliminated every week until four teams are left for the Championship Round (Weeks 14-17).
Entry: $50 - $400
Teams: 10 & 11 & 12 & 13 & 14 & 15 & 16 & 17 Teams
Top League Prize: $3,600
Qualifiers
The NFFC offers Primetime Qualifiers and Rotowire Online Championship Qualifiers where the league champion in each of those leagues wins a FREE 2025 entry to those events. The Primetime Qualifier is a winner-take-all league, while the Rotowire OC Qualifier pays the Top 3 teams. Entry fees are $150 and $50, respectively.
Entry: $50 - $150
Teams: 12 Teams
Keeper Leagues
NFBC Keeper Leagues are 12-team leagues where owners compete for league prizes, while trying to build the best team for the future. Each year, owners can keep up to five players from the previous season two rounds above where they were drafted the year before. These are private leagues that pay the Top 3 in each league.
Entry: $250 - $500
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $3,500
Other Best Ball
Best Ball Double Up leagues are private 12-team contests that use best ball scoring over 17 weeks. The Top 5 teams after Week 17 double their entry fee. It's as easy as that. Draft and be done as the computer picks your optimal scoring lineup every week after that.
Entry: $100
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $200
SuperFlex
NFFC SuperFlex leagues are private leagues where all of the prize money stays within the league. There is no overall prize pool. These are 12-team leagues with entry fees at $150 per team. Drafts are 20 rounds and the Flex spot allows you to add a 2nd QB. The Championship Round consists of Weeks 15 through 17, with prizes to the Top 3 teams.
Entry: $150
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,100
Post Season
$150,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFFC Post-Season Hold 'Em Contests are national contests with grand prizes of $150,000 and $50,000. There is no draft and no salary cap with these contests. Just pick one player from each of 12 playoff teams to start out, earn multiplier points each round those players are on your roster and pick up new players when you lose players. It's as easy as that and fun.
Entry: $50 - $200
Teams: 2200 & 4000 Teams
Top Overall Prize: $150,000
Main Event
$200,000
Overall Grand Prize
This is the premiere high stakes fantasy baseball event in the industry, now in its 21st season. The NFBC Main Event has a $200,000 grand prize in 2024 and pays the Top 3 finishers in each league, including $7,000 to the league champ. We will have live drafts at the Mirage Las Vegas from March 20-27 and Online from March 15-28.
Entry: $1,750
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $7,000
Top Overall Prize: $200,000
Rotowire Online
$150,000
Overall Grand Prize
The Rotowire Online Championship is the industry's first national contest at the $350 price point. Now in its 16th season, the OC offers a $150,000 grand prize and pays the Top 2 finishers in each league, including $1,400 to the league champion. Online drafts are available from December through March 28th. There are also $750 and $1,500 entry price points that will also compete in the same overall contest.
Entry: $350 - $1,500
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $9,000
Top Overall Prize: $150,000
Draft Champions
$40,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBC Draft Champions National Championship features 15-team leagues drafting 50 players each with no in-season player pickups. Owners draft a roster of 50 players and then set their starting lineups each week. This contest has entry fees of $150, $400, $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000 with each league paying the Top 3 and everyone competing for the $40,000 grand prize. It's a very popular draft-n-hold format.
Entry: $150 - $5,000
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $40,000
Top Overall Prize: $40,000
Best Ball Cutline Championship
$70,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBC Cutline Championship is the industry's top national Best Ball Baseball contest. These are 10-team leagues where each owner drafts 42 players and the computer selects their optimal scoring lineup every week. There are only two FAAB periods during the season and there's a survivor playoff format. $175 entry fee, a $350 league prize and a $70,000 grand prize is available.
Entry: $175
Teams: 10 Teams
Top League Prize: $350
Top Overall Prize: $70,000
High Stakes
These are private 12-team or 15-team contests where all of the prize money stays within the league. Entry fees range from $2,500 to $15,000, with top league prizes ranging from $18,000 to $120,000. The Super and Ultimate leagues pay Top 3 within each league, while the Diamond and Platinum leagues pay Top 4. Payouts for these private leagues can be at 90 percent or higher.
Entry: $2,500 - $15,000
Teams: 12 & 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $120,000
Auction
$30,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBC now offers the live NFBC Auction Championship with a $30,000 grand prize and the Online Auction Championship with a record $12,500 grand prize. Live auctions are held in Las Vegas and Online at $1,500 per team, while all of the Online Auction Championship leagues are held online at prices starting at $150. 2024 will also see the return of $1,500 AL/NL-only auctions, but only online. We also offer other Non-FAAB standalone league auctions.
Entry: $150 - $2,500
Teams: 12 & 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $17,500
Top Overall Prize: $30,000
Gladiator
$10,000
Overall Grand Prize
The Gladiator is not for the faint of heart. It was introduced in 2023 and sold out the 1,500 teams in about a month! Here it is, pure and simple. It's the ULTIMATE draft and hold as you draft and then nothing else. You draft only 23 players (no bench) and that is your team for the entire season. No FAAB, no setting lineups, no nothing. Traditional NFBC 5x5 Rotisserie scoring. $50 to enter...$10,000 overall grand prize in 2024. Are you not entertained?
Entry: $50
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $250
Top Overall Prize: $10,000
Best Ball Overall
$10,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBC Best Ball 12-Team Championship is now in its second year with a $10,000 grand prize. We also now have $150, $400, and $1,000 entry points. Best Ball leagues are optimal scoring contests with no FAAB during the season and no in-season lineup decisions. Once the draft is done your work is done and the computer takes your optimal scoring lineup each week for 27 weeks. We use a points scoring system in this format and pay the Top 2 teams in each league and the Top 23 overall.
Entry: $150 - $1,000
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $6,500
Top Overall Prize: $10,000
Diamond Challenge
$30,000
Overall Grand Prize
The industry's oldest fantasy baseball salary cap national championship returns in 2024 with the NFBC Diamond Challenge Roto and Diamond Challenge Points contests. Put together the best lineup under the designated salary cap for each contest and you could win $30,000 in the Roto contest or $15,000 in the Points contest. These contests were created in the 1990's and are still popular in 2024.
Entry: $250 - $400
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,700
Top Overall Prize: $30,000
NFBC $50s
Free 2025 Main Event Entry
Overall Grand Prize
NFBC $50s are private, 12-team Draft Champions leagues with a top league prize of $400. These are 12-team, 50-round drafts with no Free Agent pickups during the season. What you draft is what you have all year long, although you do have to set your starting lineups each week. The top $50 team among all players wins a FREE 2025 NFBC Main Event entry!
Entry: $50
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $400
Top Overall Prize: Free 2025 Main Event Entry
Guillotine
NFBC Guillotine leagues are survivor-style, 15-team, 34-round private leagues that pay the Top 3 in each league. Using a point scoring system, Guillotine teams start 23 players each week and the lowest scoring team after a 2-week period is "chopped"/eliminated from the contest with all 34 of that team's players going back into the player pool. One team is eliminated every two weeks until four teams are left for the money Championship Round.
Entry: $100 - $200
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,400
Qualifiers
The NFBC offers Main Event Qualifiers and Rotowire Online Championship Qualifiers where the league champion in each of those leagues wins a FREE 2025 entry into those events. These are winner-take-all leagues at affordable prices with great prizes. Entry fees are $125 and $50, respectively. So if you win an NFBC Main Event Qualifier, you will earn a FREE 2025 Main Event entry. Win a Rotowire OC Qualifier and you will win a FREE 2025 Rotowire OC entry.
Entry: $50 - $125
Teams: 12 & 15 Teams
Satellite
The NFBC Satellite Leagues are private leagues that pay the Top 3 finishers in each league. There are no overall prizes in this format. These are available in 12-team and 15-team formats and with entry fees ranging from $125 to $500. If you like leagues where all of the prize money stays within the league, then you'll love the NFBC Satellite Leagues. Teams in this format draft 30 rounds, pick up Free Agents each week and set their starting lineup each week.
Entry: $125 - $500
Teams: 12 & 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $4,000
Keeper Leagues
NFBC Keeper Leagues are 15-team leagues where owners compete for league prizes, while trying to build the best team for the future. Each year, owners can keep five players from the previous season two rounds above where they were drafted the year before. These are private leagues that pay the Top 3 in each league.
Entry: $250
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $2,000
Best Ball Double-Ups
NFBC Best Ball Double-Up leagues are private 12-team, Points-scoring leagues where the Top 5 teams all double their entry fees. You simply draft 50 players and you are done as the computer picks your best lineup each week! With optimal scoring & no in-season FAAB, you draft and enjoy. It's really that simple! Finish in the Top 5 of your league and you double your money.
Entry: $100
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $200
Post Season
$20,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBC Post-Season Hold 'Em Contest is a national contest that awards the overall champion $20,000. There is no draft and no salary cap. Players just pick a select number of players per MLB playoff team in Round 1 and points accumulate from our Cutline scoring system. Points multiply for players you started with in following rounds and the person with the most points wins the grand prize.
Entry: $150
Teams: 550 Teams
Top Overall Prize: $20,000
The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational
YooHoo Shower
Overall Grand Prize
TGFBI is an industry national contest that crowns the best player in this 15-team, 30-round league format. There is no entry fee and no prize pool, but the top owner will gain a lot of prestige from winning this national championship.
Entry: $0
Teams: 15 Teams
Top Overall Prize: YooHoo Shower
In Season
Fantasy Baseball season is just getting started with NFBC In-Season leagues! With drafts each Thursday night, these no-free-agent-pickup leagues with traditional NFBC 5x5 Rotisserie scoring will run from the Monday after the draft until the final day of the baseball season at the end of September. These leagues are a drafter’s dream with minimal in-season work required to bring home the league prizes.
Entry: $150
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,200
Main Event
$10,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBKC Main Event is our signature hoops event and it has a $10,000 grand prize and a top league prize of $4,000. Leagues consist of 12 teams using Third Round Reversal to draft 16 players. The contest includes in-season FAAB and eight Rotisserie categories.
Entry: $1,000
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $4,000
Top Overall Prize: $10,000
Online
$10,000
Overall Grand Prize
The Rotowire Online Championship has a $10,000 grand prize and a top league prize of $1,400. Leagues consist of 12 teams using Third Round Reversal to accumulate 16 players, while starting 12 players per week. In-season FAAB is used throughout the season.
Entry: $350
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,400
Top Overall Prize: $10,000
Draft Champions
$2,500
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBKC Draft Champions National Championship has a $2,500 grand prize and a top league prize of $800. Leagues consist of 12 teams that accumulate a roster of 25 players using Third Round Reversal in each draft. There is no in-season FAAB in this format; what you draft is what you get. Your job after Draft Day is to set the best starting lineup each week.
Entry: $150
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $800
Top Overall Prize: $2,500
High Stakes
NFBKC High Stakes leagues are private leagues where all of the prize money stays within the league. NFBKC offers 12-team Super Leagues that pay $18,000 to the top team. Teams compile 16 players using Third Round Reversal in a draft and start 12 players per week with results formed from eight Rotisserie categories.
Entry: $2,500
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $18,000
Best Ball
$2,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBKC Best Ball Championship has league prizes and overall prizes, including a $2,000 grand prize. Leagues consist of 12 teams that draft 26 players using Third Round Reversal. Using the points scoring system, the computer picks each team's optimal scoring lineup each week. There is no FAAB; what you draft is what you have all season.
Entry: $150
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $750
Top Overall Prize: $2,000
Basketball Challenge
$10,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBKC Basketball Challenge is a national contest that awards $10,000 to the overall champion. Leagues consist of 15 teams with the Top 3 teams earning prize money, including $1,500 to first place. Players construct a starting lineup of 15 players within a $30 million budget, along with 11 reserves, and scores accumulate throughout the NBA season.
Entry: $350
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,500
Top Overall Prize: $10,000
Satellite
NFBKC Satellite leagues are private leagues where all of the prize money stays within the league. NFBKC offers 12-team $150 Leagues that pay $1,000 to the top team. Teams compile 16 players using Third Round Reversal in a draft and start 12 players per week with results formed from eight Rotisserie categories.
Entry: $150
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,000
NFBKC 50s
The NFBKC $50 Draft Champions leagues have a top league prize of $400. Leagues consist of 12 teams that accumulate a roster of 25 players using Third Round Reversal in each draft. There is no in-season FAAB in this format; what you draft is what you get. Your job after Draft Day is to set the best starting lineup each week.
Entry: $50
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $400
Post Season
$10,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFBKC Post-Season Hold 'Em Championship is a national contest that pays $10,000 to the overall winner. This is a multiplier contest where players earn double, triple and quadruple their points in rounds that they remain on your roster. No draft. No salary cap. Each team selects 1 player from 16 different playoff teams to start Round 1 and then the fun begins.
Entry: $150
Teams: 350 Teams
Top Overall Prize: $10,000
Christmas Day Jam
$5,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NBA Christmas Day Jam is a fun, single day contest with a $5,000 grand prize. In the current format, you must choose ONE player from every NBA team that plays that day. You then have two other rosters spots to do as you choose. Happy holidays!
Entry: $100
Teams: 200 Teams
Top Overall Prize: $5,000
Hockey Challenge
$10,000
Overall Grand Prize
The NFHC Hockey Challenge is the industry's longest-running salary cap national championship that has a $10,000 grand prize and a $1,000 league prize. These are 12-team leagues with each team accumulating 20 starters and 12 reserves using a $60 million budget. Put together the best lineup and you could be our national champion.
Entry: $250
Teams: 15 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,000
Top Overall Prize: $10,000
RotoWire OC
$6,000
Overall Grand Prize
The Rotowire Online Championship consists of 12 teams and 20 rounds per league and pays the Top 2 teams in each league with an overall prize pool that includes a $6,000 grand prize. There is FAAB each week and players set their starting lineups each week S WELL. Top league prize is $1,400.
Entry: $350
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $1,400
Top Overall Prize: $6,000
Draft Champions
$2,500
Overall Grand Prize
NFHC Draft Champions leagues consist of 12 teams and 32 rounds with no in-season pickups. Starting in 2023, the Draft Champions format will be optimal scoring (best ball). NO more setting starting lineups each week; what you have after Draft Day is what you have for the whole season. We pay Top 3 in each league and there is an overall prize pool that includes a $2,500 grand prize.
Entry: $150
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $700
Top Overall Prize: $2,500
NFHC 25s
NFHC 25s leagues consist of 12 teams and 32 rounds with no in-season pickups. Starting in 2023, the NFHC 25'a format will be optimal scoring (best ball). NO more setting starting lineups each week; what you have after Draft Day is what you have for the whole season. We pay Top 2 in each league and there is no overall prize pool. These are private leagues.
Entry: $25
Teams: 12 Teams
Top League Prize: $200
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This is why we play the games: TO WIN!!! We've awarded $93 million since 2004 and we pay our winners quickly. Have fun & Win BIG MONEY!!
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