There are several general types of leagues. Each general type has rule variations, such as scoring system, starting lineup requirements, etc., so read the rules carefully. If you have any questions, Email the Commissioner.
Standard 10, 12, and 14 team head-to-head leagues with a serpentine style draft to initially allocate players. Rule variables include victory points standings, flex/no flex starting lineups, Basic, PPR, or Bonus scoring, IDP leagues, and varying entry fees. Some draft leagues are “Live”, with a timer of 75 seconds per pick, and typically take one and half hours to complete. “Slow” draft leagues have a timer of 18 hours, and typically take two to three weeks to complete. Semi-Slow draft leagues have a 6 hour timer, and typically complete in one week.
Standard 10, 12, and 14 team head-to-head leagues with an auction to initially allocate players. Live Auctions are conducted using ESPN.com’s Fantasy Football and typically take three hours or less to complete. Slow auctions are held on the Myfantasyleague.com league site over a 10 to 12 day time period. Rule variables include flex/no flex starting lineups, Basic, PPR, or Bonus scoring, and varying entry fees.
Head-to-head leagues that carry over the entire roster from year to year. The annual draft allows owners to add fresh talent to the squad, along with trading of players and draft picks. A wide variety of leagues options are possible for lineups, scoring, and entry fees.
12 team head-to-head leagues that carry over 6 players from year to year, plus 2 Taxi Squad players. Owners determine which players to keep from year to year. Initial roster allocation is via Draft. The Annual Draft re-allocates players in the off-season. Rule variables include flex/no flex starting lineups, Basic, PPR, or Bonus scoring, and varying entry fees.
Auction Keeper Leagues
Head-to-head leagues that carry over players from year to year. Initial Auction sets player salaries, which increase from year to year. Owners determine which players to keep after the salary bump. The Annual Auction re-allocates players in the off-season. A hard salary cap is in effect at all times, requiring disciplined team management. Rule variables include flex/no flex starting lineups, Basic, PPR, or Bonus scoring, and varying entry fees.
(or Auction-n-Go) – 10, 12, 14 team leagues with no transactions and no starting lineups to submit. Initial roster allocation is done via draft or auction, and then the rosters are frozen. The starting lineup is the highest scoring players for the week. This format is ideal for owners in multiple leagues that don’t have the time to manage several teams during the season.
Omega Leagues are 72 team leagues, which are broken into six leagues of 12. Teams play each team in their league once in weeks 1 to 11, and then the top 4 teams advance to the 24 team Championship Bracket. The top eight seeds get first round byes and are guaranteed prize money. The Championship Bracket is played head to head until one team wins it all in week 16.
Playoff Football Leagues
6 or 12 team leagues competing for the 4 weeks of the pro football playoffs. No transactions, no starting lineups – all players drafted score points through the duration of the playoffs. LIVE and SEMI-SLOW drafts take place between the end of the pro football season and prior to the first week of the playoffs.
Mega Playoff Contest
The Mega Playoff Contest is designed to test your ability to select the best fantasy football performers each week of the pro football playoffs. Each week, you will select 1 QB, 1 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE, 1 K, and 1 D/ST and receive their fantasy points for the week. You can select any players you wish each of the four weeks with no restrictions except for the positional requirements. You can change your players from week to week with no restrictions. Limited to 400 entries, the Mega Playoff Contest will award $5,000 to First Place, guaranteed. Prize money is also awarded to the top overall finishers and top 3 weekly scorers. The entry fee is $50, and you may enter multiple times.
College Football Leagues
New this year! Larger league sizes and deeper rosters than pro football, this exciting format challenges even the most diehard college football fans.
Phenoms offers an incredible array of league types, from standard Roto to Head-to-Head, AL Only, NL Only, Mixed Leagues, and even Keeper Baseball Leagues and Dynasty Baseball Leagues. Within these leagues types, you can choose from live and slow draft and live auction formats as well as different league sizes.