The Pinnacle league Constitution
12 teams / 2 divisions. Buy in $200 each season. League fees are expected to be paid in a timely fashion. Please see league home page for specific scoring, roster and trade rules.
Roster: starters: 1-QB, 2-RB, 3-WR, 1-TE, 1-FLX, 1-DL, 1-LB, 1DB, 2-IR, (25 man rosters)
IR Rules: there are 2 IR slots. Any player can be put on IR at any time. You will get 50% salary cap relief while a player is on IR. PLAYERS PUT ON IR MUST REMAIN THERE FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON.
PUP List: 1 of your IR slots can be used as a PUP slot. The player must be placed on IR prior to the start of the season. A designation must be announced that the player is on the 6 week PUP prior to the season. The commish will move all PUP list players up to their active roster following week 6 games.
Rookie Draft: 2 round snake draft 90 mins before the free agent auction rookie contracts are 3 years. Bottom 4 team in the standings will have a lottery for the first 4 pics in the draft, 8 remaining teams will have draft order decided by final regular season standings the previous year. (IE playoffs do not affect the rookie draft order.)
Free Agent Auction: Team salary cap mirrors the NFL cap (123 million in 2013) each team can have 1- 4 year contract, 2- 3 year contracts and 3- 2 year contracts. remaining roster spots filled with 1 year contracts. See league info for guaranteed $ and rookie contract values.
Free Agents: All free agents acquired mid season are on 1 year contracts, any amount over the league min ($500,000) is fully guarenteed)
During the playoffs, teams not alive in the playoffs are able to be active on the waiver wire, but all roster moves must be made in honest effort to improve your team moving forward. “Blocking” playoff teams from picking up players is seen as collusion, and is not allowed.
Scoring: Standard ppr / ppt scoring for the most part with a few tweaks. (take a look, it may be slightly different to what you’re used to.
Division winners $300
Division Runners up: $100
Playoff Champion: $1,000
Playoff Runner up: $600
Divisions: Divisions re-set each year based on final regular season standings
Scotch: teams ranked 1,3,5,7,9,11
Bourbon: teams ranked 2,4,6,8,10,12
Schedule: Weeks 1-13 are regular season. 14-16 are playoffs. Top 8 teams qualify for the playoffs
Tie breakers: For end of season standings the tie breakers are as follows:
1) Head to head match up: if the teams have played that season, the winner of the season series wins the tie break.
2) Division record: win/loss record in the division
3) Total points for.
Trades: Trades are open year round up to the trade deadline which is after week 11. Trades re-open after the championship match. Draft picks can be included in trades
Competitiveness: You must be an active owner. You must fill your line-up with active players EVERY WEEK. Absentee owners will be replaced.
Sanctions: Failing to comply with any of the leagues rules will result in ‘progressive discipline. A first offence and subsequent offences will be penalized as seen fit by the commissioner at 3 levels. (A first offence may warrant any of the 3 levels of sanction)
1- Warning. (no penalties, other than a warning)
2- Loss of draft pick(s)
3- Expulsion from the league.