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Sonny'S ADVICE

Daily/Weekly fantasy football leagues get the most press nowadays but they are still FAR in the minority of desired games that fantasy football participants like playing. Granted, we will be offering DFS leagues, but there is no reason to worry about those games right now since they will not start until September 11th. Long before then, the majority of people playing fantasy football will be registering their season-long private fantasy football leagues and joining their season-long public fantasy football leagues.

Maximum Fantasy Sports has the most robust customizable league options available in the industry which helps us retain our devoted customer base. For those wanting to take advantage of our unique features but don’t have enough people for a private Commissioner League or prefer to play for higher stakes, we have created numerous public fantasy football leagues that utilize these options. Once our DFS leagues are released for 2016, we will also incorporate similar settings that make sense for these league types. Our 2016 public fantasy football leagues are listed below and come in a range of entry fees/payouts ranging from free to $200 per person. Payout amounts differ with the entry fees but will always be 90% of the total pot collected. Playoffs begin in week 14 and also feature a Toilet Bowl for all Head-to-Head leagues.

  • Traditional leagues (available in Live Draft and Autodraft) – 10-team head-to-head league featuring the most widely-accepted positions and scoring system: 1 QB, 2 RBs, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 D, 1 K. 

    • Traditional Flex leagues – this league is identical to the Traditional Live Draft league except that flex positions are used; an extra starting position with a RB/WR Flex position and 3 WR/TE positions in place of WR positions. 

    • Traditional 2-Week leagues – this league is identical to the Traditional Flex Live Draft league except that 4 teams make the playoffs and each matchup runs for 2 weeks each with the highest combined points winning. 

  • PPR leagues – 10-team Live Draft head-to-head league resembles the Traditional Flex Live Draft league but the scoring system awards a point per reception and rushing and receiving TDs drop to 4 points each with bonuses awarded (extra 1 or 2 points) for longer TDs. 

  • TD Only leagues – 10-team Live Draft head-to-head league that is a big departure from Traditional fantasy leagues and harken back to the days of scoring on paper when the Commissioner made life easy on himself and only needed to score points for Touchdowns. TD scoring only is what you will find here so you won’t have to worry about drafting any idiot kickers. TD points vary with the distant of the touchdown. 

  • League Average leagues - 10-team Live Draft head-to-head league resembles the Traditional Flex Live Draft league but the twist in this league is that you will receive 2 Win/Loss decisions per week; one versus your H2H opponent and one versus the League Average (the average score of all starting lineups in the league for that week). This league type awards higher-scoring teams more than standard H2H. 

  • Bye Week Rollover leagues - 10-team Live Draft head-to-head league resembles the Traditional Flex Live Draft league but the twist in this league is that you will be able to choose players the week before they are on Bye and their game has started and determine if you want their points for that week to also carry-over to their Bye week, thus locking in two weeks (good or bad). 

  • In-game change leagues - 10-team Live Draft head-to-head league resembles the Traditional Flex Live Draft league but the twist in this league is you will be able to change players at the quarter or half, depending on which league you join. This helps if you have a player that gets hurt or is underperforming in his game. Of course, each period is locked once we receive the first play in that period and you will only be able to replace open periods with another player’s open periods. 

  • Total Point leagues - 10-team Live Draft Total Point league resembles the Traditional Flex Live Draft league but the twist in this league is that the standings are based off of the total points accumulated over the course of the season by your starting lineup. This league truly awards the highest scoring team. This league runs a full 17-week season and has no playoffs. 

  • 4-week Frenzy leagues - 10-team Live Draft Total Point league that runs for 4 weeks. These will be staggered throughout the year for those looking for a shorter-term league that requires more skill than luck to win. The league set-up resembles the Traditional Live Draft Total Point league. The leagues that will start in week 1 will end in week 4, when the Bye weeks begin. Leagues that are fully immersed in Bye weeks will have the Bye Week Rollover feature added to their league configuration. 

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