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
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
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
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
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
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
The NFBC will introduce the industry's first and only single-entry national baseball championship in the form of the NFBC Solo Shot. Each person will be limited to only one entry and we'll pay the Top 3 in each league and a $20,000 grand prize to the overall champion. These are 15-team leagues with 34-man rosters and FAAB just once per month. Take your One Shot at this title and turn it into $20,000.
Entry: $1,000 Teams: 15 Teams Top League Prize: $4,000 Top Overall Prize: $20,000
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
The NFBC Best Ball 12-Team Championship is now in its second year with a $10,000 grand prize. 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 15 overall.
Entry: $150 Teams: 12 Teams Top League Prize: $600 Top Overall Prize: $10,000
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 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
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
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 Top League Prize: $50
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
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
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
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