FFPC Pros Vs. Joes Week 2 Kicks Off Tonight

Pros Vs Joes Resumes Tonight

The HSFF Hour & YouTube Have All the Coverage

We are back at it, everyone! The fourth of six live drafts in the 2021 FFPC Pros vs. Joes Challenge will be held tonight. Each of the seven (one slow draft) league winners will receive a free entry into the 2022 FFPC Main Event, which has a value of $1,900, and the action resumes tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET.

We will be showcasing the Pros vs Joes Challenge throughout the fantasy community in an effort to bring maximum exposure not just to the FFPC, but to each of the fantasy sites that many of you players follow in your league preparation and management year after year.

The entire high stakes fantasy football community will be watching these drafts live on The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour's YouTube channel. In addition, all six of the Pros vs. Joes drafts will be covered LIVE on The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour podcast with yours truly and Ferrell Elliott. Tune in to hear the pick-by-pick action plus interviews from the Pros and the Joes live as they draft their squads.

Here is the draft order for tonight's Jacked Up on Mountain Dew League #4:

JOE - 1 - David Strumeier
PRO - 2 - Bob Lung - Big Guy Fantasy Sports
JOE - 3 - John Kleinfelder & Dave Byer
PRO - 4 - Tod Burros - Run To Daylight
JOE - 5 - Hudson Reeve
PRO - 6 - Davis Mattek - Sports Grid
JOE - 7 - Danny Mueller
PRO - 8 - Pat Kerrane - NBC Sports Edge
JOE - 9 - Richy Nishiura
PRO - 10 - Jeff Ratcliffe - FTN Fantasy
JOE - 11 - Robert & Robbie Russell
PRO - 12 - Mike Tagliere - Fantasy Pros

Here is the remaining schedule for the 2021 Pros Vs. Joes Drafts:



The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour normally airs each and every Friday night at 10/9c, and the next episode can be heard here. You can always hang out with the high stakes players in the show’s chat room if you want to listen to the program live, but access to full on-demand streaming is also available for listening anytime via a variety of apps, streaming services and websites including the HSFF Hour website, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, Audible, Google Podcasts, Amazon Alexa, Stitcher Radio, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, Vurbl, Podchaser, Audioburst, JioSaavn, Gaana, Breaker, Castbox, Overcast, PodBean, Pocket Casts, Radio Public, Podcast Addict and Anchor on your iPhone or Android device as well.

Draft Slot Deadline Is TOMORROW

We are mere hours away from your last chance to get involved in one of our biggest announcements of the season we have each and every year, players. And here's how you can gain your edge in the chase for a half-million bucks:

Early Draft Slot Announcement:

All teams that are fully paid by TOMORROW AT MIDNIGHT PT will be eligible for the Early Draft Slot Announcement and will receive their FFPC Main Event draft positions by Sunday, August 1st.

Also, if you haven't already registered your Main Event teams yet, do so now! Remember that you are getting off $400 off the regular price for each additional team you register after your first one. Simply click on JOIN button on the registration page to receive the discounted pricing.

Here is a quick overview of this year’s Main Event:

  • $500,000 grand prize
  • $3.9 Million total prize pool
  • $11,800 league prizes
  • Championship round payouts down to 125th place
  • A hard cap of 3,000 total entries
  • The FFPC is a licensed game operator
  • 77 draft times to choose from
  • 2- & 4-hour slow drafts underway now

2021 FFPC Main Event Draft Dates/Times

Remember that we got great news for all FFPC players heading out to Vegas for our live event in September, everyone. Las Vegas is expected to be fully re-opened, and we expect COVID-19 restrictions to be a thing of the past in time for our live events in September. So if you're thinking about coming out this year, think no more and book those flights!

In addition, we once again have the services of our wonderful FFPC Live Event group host, Greg Sidoris who will help you with your stay and any other Vegas-related needs. Please contact Greg at (216) 299-5390. You can also email him at CasinoConnectionUSA@gmail.com.

Here’s a comparison of what you’d pay without our group code:

Group Discount
Without FFPC
Group Discount
Wednesday $79$132-190
Resort Fee

Book FFPC Live Event Stays at Planet Hollywood Here

End Your Weekend with FPC Drafts

As a reminder, the 2021 Footballguys Players Championship is going strong as we head to the end of July, players, so hop on into a draft or two today! Remember that for the first time in the contest's history, we will be awarding two separate six-figure prizes. Take your shot at the most lucrative grand prize in Footballguys history today, as the winner of the 2021 Footballguys Players Championship will take home a record $500,000 for his or her efforts, and the runner-up will pocket a cool $100,000 as well. The 2021 Footballguys Players Championship is waiting for your teams, players! Here are the details:

  • Drafts ARE UNDERWAY and run through September 11th
  • $3,700,000 prize pool
  • $500,000 grand prize
  • $100,000 runner-up prize
  • Contest will pay down to 850th place
Check out today's drafts for the 2021 FPC below:
Footballguys #32631 11 of 12$350$3,770,000 Starts When Full6 hrs
Footballguys #32655
12 of 12
Starts When Full
2 hrs
Footballguys #274239 of 12$350$3,770,000TODAY 1:00pm ET60 sec
Footballguys #2742410 of 12$350$3,770,000TODAY 4:00pm ET60 sec
Footballguys #2736911 of 12$350$3,770,000TONIGHT 7:00pm ET60 sec
Footballguys #2730611 of 12$350$3,770,000TONIGHT 8:30pm ET60 sec
Footballguys #3075212 of 12$350$3,770,000TONIGHT 10:00pm ET 60 sec
Footballguys #2720510 of 12$350$3,770,000TONIGHT 11:55pm ET60 sec

Join the Footballguys Players Championship Here

Take Your Shot at $100K Today

Our inaugural FFPC Best Ball Tournament has drafts going off daily, players! This tournament follows our best ball slim rules (no kickers or defenses) with an 18-round draft, 13-week regular season and single-week elimination playoffs from weeks 14-17 before a champion is crowned at the end of week 17!

Drafts are available daily in a Sit & Go draft format (30-second clock), Slow drafts (2- & 6-hour clock) and scheduled live drafts (60-second clock). Here are some more details on the inaugural tournament:

  • $100,000 Grand Prize
  • $550,000 Total Prize Pool
  • $125 Entry
  • A hard cap of 4,608 teams
Here's the schedule we have today for the Best Ball Tournament:
BB Tourney #32516 12 of 12$125$550,000 Starts When Full30 secBBS 18
BB Tourney #326489 of 12$125$550,000Starts When Full6 hrsBBS 18
BB Tourney #325995 of 12$125$550,000Starts When Full2 hrsBBS 18
BB Tourney #3264912 of 12$125$550,000TODAY 3:00pm E60 secBBS 18
BB Tourney #3233212 of 12$125$550,000TONIGHT 6:00pm E60 secBBS 18
BB Tourney #3259411 of 12$125$550,000TONIGHT 8:00pm E60 secBBS 18
BB Tourney #3233412 of 12$125$550,000TONIGHT 11:00pm E 60 secBBS 18

Register For the FFPC Best Ball Tournament Here

Remember to make sure you're getting your Main Event early draft slots, everyone! Enjoy your drafting action in both the 2021 Footballguys Players Championship and the FFPC's inaugural Best Ball Tournament, too. I'll see you in the chat room for more Pros Vs. Joes action tonight!


Eric Balkman
The Fantasy Football Players Championship