FFPC Flagship Event

Launched in 2008, the Main Event is FFPC’s flagship event and is currently the largest season-long, high stakes fantasy football contest in the world with an industry leading $1,000,000 grand prize and fantasy football’s greatest trophy! But being the largest isn’t nearly our only accomplishment. The FFPC Main Event has proven to be exciting and compelling, yet easy to understand format which can easily be enjoyed by first time participants as well as diehard veterans. FFPC is a licensed fantasy game operator so your money is secure and protected.

With an expanded draft schedule and the addition of slow drafts, whether you are drafting from home or coming to the live, in-person drafts and festivities in Las Vegas, the FFPC Main Event is a can’t miss for any fantasy football fanatic!

Grand Prize
Prize Pool
Entry Fee

$2,000 Online Draft

$2,125 Live Draft In Las Vegas

Multiple Team Discounted Entry Fee ($400 off regular price)

$1,600 Online Draft

$1,725 Live Draft In Las Vegas

Payment Options

$200 Deposit Per Team, Balance Due At Later Date

Or Full Payment When Registering

Draft Type & Length

20-round online snake draft with a 60-second, 2 hour or 6 hour timer

Don’t miss the fantasy football live event of the year!

Three full days of nothing but high stakes fantasy football drafts and parties. And when that’s all done, it’s time for an entire Sunday of watching NFL games in Las Vegas. Doesn’t get much better than this!

WHEN: September 5 - September 8, 2024
WHERE: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Special Planet Hollywood Hotel rates available for FFPC players

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Hotel Reservations – Discounted Room Rates for FFPC Guests:

2024 Main Event Leagues Details

Entry Fee (Online Draft):$2,000 Online draft
Entry Fee (Live, In-person Draft):$2,025 Live, in-person draft in Las Vegas
Multiple Team Discount Pricing:$1,600 Live online draft ($400 off regular entry price)
$1,725 Live, in-person draft in Las Vegas ($400 off regular entry price)
Contest Capacity:Maximum of 4,260 entries
Prizes:All prizes guaranteed regardless of final entries
Draft Positions:Drawn at random & emailed to league
League Formation: Leagues randomly formed at different dates closer to season
Draft Type & Length:20 round serpentine (snake) online draft
Live online drafts with a 60 second timer
Live in-person drafts with a 60 second timer
Slow online drafts with a 1*, 2 or 6 hour timer
Number of teams:12
Duration:Regular season Weeks 1-12. League Playoffs Weeks 13-14. Championship Round weeks 15-17
Format (Regular Season):Weeks 1-12
H2H matchups
After Week 12, League Playoff standings will be decided as such:
Seed 1) Team with best regular season Record
Seed 2) Team with highest point total
Seed 3) The remaining team with the best regular season record
Seed 4) The remaining team with the highest point total
Format (League Playoffs):Weeks 13-14
Weekly H2H matchups decide League Champion
The top two (2) seeds of each League in the regular season earn an Automatic Berth into the Championship Round. The League Champion also earns a berth into the Championship Round
Format (Championship Round):Weeks 15-17
No H2H matchups, total points only
Team with the highest sum of total points scored from Week 15-17 added to their one-game point average from the regular season is Main Event Champion
Free Agency:Waivers by way of blind bidding (FAAB)
Each team gets $1000 blind bidding “dollars” for entire season
Two (2) weekly free agencies on Wednesday & Sunday
First free agency is scheduled on the Wednesday after Labor Day (September 6)
Cutoffs on Wednesday 10 PM ET and Sunday 10 AM ET
NFL players whose teams played on Thursday may be dropped from FFPC rosters on Sunday as long as they were not in that team’s Thursday’s starting lineup.
Weekly Team Management:Yes. Starting lineups and free agency
Week One Lineup Rules:All teams, whether drafting before or after NFL Week One opening game on Thursday, will be able to submit and edit their starting lineup after Thursday’s game, including start/bench players which played in Thursday’s and Friday's game. To confirm, all Main Event teams will have the same choice on whether to start or sit Thursday and Friday players retroactively after they have watched that game. Fantasy stats for Thursday’s and Friday's players will count towards Week One scores if they are placed in the starting lineup.
Trades:No trading allowed
Scoring System:FFPC Scoring rules will be in effect (scroll down for scoring details)
Roster Requirement:Twenty (20) total roster spots
Starting Lineup:1-QB, 2-RB, 2-WR, 1-TE, 2-Flex, 1-K, 1-D (Flex can be RB, WR or TE)

*1 Hour Slow drafts will ONLY be available as the NFL Season approaches, once 2- and 6-hour slow drafts close

**The NFL approved an 18 week regular season in 2021, with each team playing 17 regular season games. FFPC Main Event rules have been adjusted accordingly.

Please refer to Terms & Conditions for eligibility, prohibited players, and other game rules.