A Basic Guide to Managing Your Own Fantasy Football League You want a guaranteed way to enjoy your fantasy football game? Well, play with awesome people by putting up your very own fantasy football league. When you create your own fantasy football league you not only get to choose your members, you get to tailor fit your own preferences in a fantasy football league while correcting things that you do not find to your liking. It is really not difficult to be a fantasy football league owner. You just have to manage it well and carefully plan all the details so you can enjoy the game and have things run smoothly. Choose the best mix of players for additional fun in playing fantasy football. As a fantasy football league commissioner it is your job to be like an umpire or a referee so you have to be fair about your competitors. Eliminating Problems in Running Fantasy Football League The best way to eliminate any fantasy football league issues is to anticipate trouble. Create your own fantasy football league rule book so that you have a formal reference to go to when issues arise. Make sure that every member of your fantasy football league agrees with these rules. In times when problems arise, you can always say let us go check the rule book instead of just saying “trust me on this one.” Here’s a list of what a great fantasy football league’s rule book should take into consideration: how new rules should be enacted, what will be the ruling when a tie happens, draft rules, trade rules, waiver wire details, and scoring system. Put Up Your Own Website Take advantage of the Internet and put up your fantasy football league’s own website. There are many fantasy football league management website where you pay a sum to a company so they can run your fantasy football league for you. It can cost anywhere from US$80 - US$160 depending on the company. Collect US$5 from your fantasy football league members to help run the site. Having a website can make it much easier for you to communicate with other members.
Fantasy Football Drafting Choose the best time members can do their fantasy football drafts. When you have chosen a date, inform the members two months in advance. You can do drafting via the Internet or the much more fun way is to do it in person. Be speedy when it comes to drafting. A general rule of thumb is you allow the fantasy football members about 3 -5 minutes per pick in the first and second round. Then two minutes is given on the third to tenth round. It will take around 4 to 5 hours usually to finish a draft.
Published on Jan 28, 2011