General InformationRegistration Open: 08/27/2013
Contest End: 01/06/2014
Scoring PeriodsWeek 1: 09/05/2013 - 09/09/2013
Week 2: 09/12/2013 - 09/16/2013
Week 3: 09/19/2013 - 09/23/2013
Week 4: 09/26/2013 - 09/30/2013
Week 5: 10/03/2013 - 10/07/2013
Week 6: 10/10/2013 - 10/14/2013
Week 7: 10/17/2013 - 10/21/2013
Week 8: 10/24/2013 - 10/28/2013
Week 9: 10/31/2013 - 11/04/2013
Week 10: 11/07/2013 - 11/11/2013
Week 11: 11/14/2013 - 11/18/2013
Week 12: 11/21/2013 - 11/25/2013
Week 13: 11/28/2013 - 12/02/2013
Week 14: 12/05/2013 - 12/09/2013
Week 15: 12/12/2013 - 12/16/2013
Week 16: 12/22/2013 - 12/23/2013
Week 17: 12/29/2013 - 12/29/2013
FanRag 2013 Football Pick'em Challenge
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
1. The Contest
3. How to Enter
4. How to Play
6. Standings and Updates
7. Winners and Prizes
8. Terms and Conditions
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
FanRag Pick'em Challenge (the "Contest") is is a free entry, on-line contest designed to test one's own prognostication skills when it comes to selecting the outcomes of various football games. This Contest is administered by Fantasy Sports Services Inc. (the "Contest Administrator") on behalf of Fanrag.com ("Fanrag") (the "Contest Sponsor") and is not affiliated, endorsed or otherwise associated with any professional football organization. FanRag Pick'em Challenge begins with the first game of the 2013 U.S. professional football regular season on Thursday, September 5, 2013 and concludes with the final game of the 2013 football regular season (scheduled for Sunday, December 29, 2013). One week's entry form may have more or fewer games than another. This Contest is provided solely for entertainment purposes or as a pastime and must not be used as the basis for any wager.
The Contest is only open to legal residents of the United States who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited or in jurisdictions where licensing is required. The following persons and their dependants are not eligible to enter or win: employees, temporary employees, interns, or independent contractors of the Contest Sponsor(s), the Contest Administrator and the parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and members of household of each of the above. LIMIT one (1) entry (registration) per person AND Per e-mail address. Multiple entries per person or email address will be disqualified.
3. How to Enter
Register by visiting http://fssgames.com/pickem/fanragpickem2013 and following the on-line instructions to obtain a Fantasy Sports Services Username and Password ("log-in ID"). Please remember your log-in ID so that you may return to the site to enter the Contest, make changes to your selections ("Picks") prior to the daily entry deadline and check standings and updates during the Contest. You may enter the Contest at any time up until the Final Entry Deadline of Sunday, December 29, 2013 however you will accumulate points (each a "Point") based only on Picks you have submitted and that are confirmed before the daily deadline for any given weekly Scoring Period. Daily entry deadlines for the first weekly Scoring Period begin at 8:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, September 5, 2013.
4. How to Play
The Contest scoring is based upon 'Confidence Points.' With each matchup you will need to select 'Confidence Points' based upon how confident you feel about your selection. These points are awarded to you in the event that you've correctly selected the winner of that given matchup. The number of confidence points available is dependent upon the number of games within a given scoring period. For instance, in Week #1, you will have the ability to assign a value of confidence points up to 16 points. You can only use each value available once. If you selected DAL for Game 1 of Week #1 and you assigned that matchup a value of 9 Confidence Points, you would score 9 points. Conversely, had you selected NYG for that same matchup, you would score 0 points. Once a game has locked (5 minutes prior to published game time), you cannot change your selection of Confidence Points value.
Once you have submitted your selection(s) (each a "Pick") for a given Daily Entry Form wait for the confirmation page to appear and check your selections to verify that they are correct. To be eligible to accumulate points for a given date during a given weekly Prize Period you must submit your selections before the Daily Entry Deadline posted. Only Daily Entry Forms that are submitted and confirmed before the posted Daily Entry Deadline will be accepted and count towards your weekly score. As per the scoring system below, you will accumulate points based on a comparison of the actual game outcomes to the outcomes you predicted for each of the football games.
PLEASE NOTE: Once we post a weekly Entry Form you can make your selections. You have until the daily deadline to change your selections, but the last selections you submit, and that are accepted before the daily deadline, are your official selections for the weekly and overall contests. If you submit an incomplete entry form, you will be credited with Points ONLY for those games for which you submitted correct selections. Once we have posted a daily entry form the s will NOT change before the daily entry deadline. No compensation will be made nor retroactive changes allowed to your Entry Form once the Daily Entry Deadline has passed.
For the purposes of the contest standings and updates (see Contest Standings & Updates below) weekly contest segments will consist of games played between Tuesday up to and including the following Monday of each week, with Monday being considered the final game of the week, the exception being Week Eighteen which will include ALL post-season games.
PLEASE NOTE: all times are indicated in Eastern Time (ET) and represent the FIRST deadline in that given contest week. Each weekly contest will have *multiple daily deadlines depending on the schedule for that given week which will be posted on the daily entry forms. Entrants are responsible for reviewing all daily entry form deadlines in each weekly contest.
PLEASE SCROLL UP TO SEE SCHEDULE OF 'SCORING PERIODS'.
No Point(s) will be awarded for any game(s) listed on the Make Picks page that is postponed, cancelled, delayed, suspended, or considered incomplete for any reason by 7 a.m. Eastern time on the next day immediately following the scheduled starting time of the game. Games that are ruled incomplete will not count towards the contest unless otherwise noted by the Contest Administrator.
6. Standings and Updates
The updated standings will be posted daily as applicable. Eligible Registrants will be ranked in order from most number of points to least. Final, UNOFFICIAL standings will appear on-line immediately after the end of any given weekly and the Overall Scoring Period and, unless otherwise changed, will become final, OFFICIAL standings one week later.
7. Winners and Prizes
PLEASE SCROLL UP TO SEE SCHEDULE OF PRIZES
Entrants will be listed from first place to last based upon on their cumulative weekly Point totals from all weekly Scoring Periods during the Overall Grand Prize Period. If two or more entrants are tied for the Overall Grand Prize then the tie will be broken using the following tie-breaking system in the order listed:
1. The entrant who correctly predicted the total score in the contest Tiebreaker Game of the Week in Week Seventeen;
2. The entrant who came closest to predicting the total score in the contest Tiebreaker Game of the Week in Week Seventeen;
3. The entrant who came closest (without going over) the total score in the contest Tiebreaker Game of the Week in Week Seventeen;
4. The entrant whose original registration was submitted at the earliest date (and time, if applicable) as recorded in the contest database entry log.
Unofficial standings will be posted the day the following each Daily Entry Form Deadline and shall remain subject to audit and review for seven days ("Unofficial Results Period"). At the conclusion of the Unofficial Results Period the standings shall be declared final and official ("Official Results Date"). If you think you see a discrepancy with your point total and/or position in the standings please notify (provide specific details) the Contest Administrator as soon as possible during the Unofficial Results Period.
8. Terms and Conditions
By participating, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Contest Sponsor and the Contest Administrator, which shall be final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. Winners will be notified by the Contest Sponsor via e-mail and/or telephone, within six (6) to eight (8) weeks after the standings become official. Winners will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability release, and where legal, a publicity release, within fourteen (14) days after issuance of notification. Non-compliance with the above may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If attempted prize notification fails or the requisite documents are returned as undeliverable or are not returned within fourteen (14) days of receipt, prize may be forfeited in its entirety without further notice and awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash and no substitutions are allowed (except by the Contest Sponsor due to prize unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted). All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned to entrants. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to correct and all printing, typographical or mechanical errors.
Online entries by Internet will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Contest Sponsor is not responsible for entries not received due to lost, failed, delayed or interrupted connections, including Internet/Web-server/network/phone-line connections or miscommunications, or other electronic malfunctions, computer or telephone, hardware or software failures, malfunctions, or garbled or jumbled transmissions. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Contest should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, legal restrictions or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor, in the Contest Sponsor's sole opinion, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper operation or play of the Contest and, in any such event, select winners, either by highest scores achieved prior to event requiring such termination, cancellation or suspension or, if necessary, by random drawing from all eligible registrations received prior to event requiring such action.
The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of any participant. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the entrant and seek damages and other remedies to the fullest extent permitted by law. By participating, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and further agrees that: (i) if legally permissible, the Contest Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliate have the right to publicize his or her name, voice, city/state of residence, photograph and/or likeness for advertising, trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation, authorization or remuneration; and (ii) the Contest Sponsor and the Contest Administrator and their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents shall have no liability whatsoever for any loss, injury, or damage to entrant or any other person or entity, including personal injury, death, or damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or participation in this Contest. This Contest is not affiliated in any way with the NFL.
All federal, state and local laws apply. Contest void where prohibited or restricted by law.
QUESTION? Click Contact Support below.