SiriusXM Fantasy Football Salary Cap Challenge Rules


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No Purchase Necessary To Enter or Win.
A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

Void where prohibited. U.S. Law Governs.

Open only to legal residents of the USA, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 18 and older.

HOW TO ENTER. The SiriusXM Fantasy Football game (the "Game") will consist of a maximum of 9,999 teams created by individuals ("Gamers") acting as team managers, competing in a salary cap format of fantasy football during the 2011 regular season of the National Football League ("NFL"). Registration for the Game opens on or about October 3rd, 2011 at A valid email address is required to play the Game. The Game is played online only. Lineups must be submitted via the Submit Lineup Page after logging in at The determination of scores and winners is dependent upon the outcomes of all regular season NFL games for 13 weeks, ending on or about January 1, 2012. Each of the 13 weeks will be counted as the games from Thursday through Monday (each an "NFL Week") unless any of the games is moved beyond the 17th week, in which case the determination of the Grand Prize winner will be delayed. Each individual NFL Week, and collectively all NFL Weeks combined, is the "Entry Period." It is the responsibility of each team manager to submit timely, valid, and complete starting lineups prior to the first kickoff in the Entry Period that such team manager wants to play.

League Management Web Address: You can access your team via the Internet by going to

Weekly Play: Starting in NFL week 5, all team managers will fill out their starting lineup by selecting from the official Player Pool with all players and team defenses assigned a dollar value. The combined total of all dollar values on each team must not exceed $60,000 dollars. If any NFL game is postponed to a future NFL Week, the statistics for that game will count towards the week in which it is played and not the originally scheduled NFL Week. If your player does not play because his team is not playing that week, you receive no points.

Salary Cap Values: Dollar values for all players and team defenses will change from week to week and be made available after the conclusion of the final game of the previous week and before kickoff of the first game of the new week.

Submission deadline: Each Player in a starting lineup must be locked before the kickoff of the game in which they play. Gamers can revise their lineups any number of times up until kickoff for the games in which each of their players participates.

Available Player Pool: All players on an NFL team roster at the start of the NFL regular season for the positions of quarterback, running back, wide receiver, tight end and kicker will make up the official Player Pool. This Player Pool will also include the 32 NFL teams to be used in the team defense position. After the start of the NFL regular season any player that is added to an NFL team roster will be added to the official Player Pool.

Locked Starting Players: A starting player is considered locked as of the kickoff of the NFL game in which he plays. Non-locked players in a starting lineup can be changed prior to the kickoff of the NFL game in which they play. For example, starting players locked as of kickoff of their Thursday game cannot be changed, but the non-locked starting lineup players can be changed up until the kickoff of the game in which they play, like Sunday morning. This rule applies to non-locked players in a Monday night game also. For example, non-locked starting lineup players following Sunday's games may be changed to another available player up until kickoff of the Monday night game.

No Starters Submitted: Failure to submit a full lineup by kickoff of the last NFL game that NFL Week will result in zero points awarded for any starting spots which have not been committed with a player

Lineups Requirements: Starting lineups will consist of the following:

•1 Quarterback
•2 Running Backs
•3 Wide Receivers
•1 Flex Position (either running back, wide receiver or tight end)
•1 Tight End
•1 Place Kicker
•1 Team Defense/Special teams


Weekly Prize Winners: At the end of each NFL Week, the team that has the highest total points will be deemed the weekly winner. First Tiebreaker: The team manager who guessed closest to its team's actual score for that week will be the winner. Second Tiebreaker: Tied teams will be entered into a random draw for that week's prize

Grand Prize Winner: Following NFL Week 17, the team with the highest total points for all 13 NFL Weeks (Weeks 5 through 17) will be deemed the Grand Prize winner. First Tiebreaker: Judges will compare all tying teams' highest single weeklyu total scores to determine the winner. Second Tiebreaker: Judges will compare the total points scored of the second highest scoring week for all remaining tying teams to determine the winner. Third Tiebreaker: All remaining tying teams will be entered into a random drawing for the Grand Prize.


Weekly Prizes (13): One (1) Weekly Prize Winner will be determined for each of the thirteen (13) NFL Weeks (Weeks 5 through 17). Once the winner is verified as an eligible Gamer, the winner will be awarded an on-air call-in appearance as a guest fantasy football analyst on "SiriusXM Fantasy Football" on a weekday during the following week between the times of 2-5 p.m. ET. Sponsor will make best efforts to accommodate weekly winner based on his/her schedule and availability to participate. If Gamer is unable to participate in the on-air appearance for any reason, prize will be forfeited. (Approximate retail value ("ARV"): $0)

Grand Prize: One (1): The winner of the Grand Prize, if verified as an eligible Gamer, will be awarded: One (1) XM Express RCI satellite radio with home kit and six months of service in the XM "Premier" programming Package. Enjoy over 160 channels of the best news, talk, entertainment, sports and commercial-free music. Winner has the right to cancel the subscription at any time. If the subscription is canceled, no refund or credit will be given. This prize cannot be substituted for cash and has no cash value. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at In addition, Grand Prize winner will get one (1) entry in the 2012 SiriusXM Experts' Fantasy Football League which includes the opportunity to participate in the on-air draft via telephone on a date and time determined by SiriusXM. (ARV: $271.93)

Total ARV of all prizes to be awarded: $271.93. Prizes are non-transferable. In no event shall more than the number of stated prizes be awarded. Prizes will be awarded as long as there are a sufficient number of eligible entries to conduct the Game. No prize substitution, cash substitution, or assignment or transfer of prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if any portion of the advertised prize becomes unavailable. Any un-used elements of the Prizes will be forfeited, will not be redeemable for cash and may not reduce the prize value awarded for tax purposes. All federal, state, local and other taxes, costs and expenses relating to the use, acceptance and possession of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner (if applicable).

SCORING. All league management and statistics will be provided and administered by Players may score from any position on the field in the following manner:

a. Calculations: Scoring will be calculated out to the hundredth for all players (e.g. 23.15).

b. Quarterbacks, Running Backs, Wide Receivers and Tight Ends:

6 points will be awarded for each touchdown run
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown reception
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored by fumble recovery
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored by kickoff return
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored by punt return
4 points will be awarded for each touchdown pass
-1 points will be awarded for each interception thrown
0.05 point will be awarded for each yard passed. (e.g. 238 yards passing equals 11.9 fantasy points)
0.1 point will be awarded for each yard rushed or received. (e.g. 83 combined yards equals 8.3 fantasy points)
1 point will be awarded for each reception.
2 points will be awarded for each 2-point conversion passing, receiving, rushing or via a fumble recovery.

c. Place Kickers:

3 points will be awarded for each field goal kicked 30 yards or less with an additional 0.1 points awarded for every additional yard over 30 so a 31 yard field goal will be worth 3.1 points and a 45 yard field goal would be worth 4.5 points.
1 point will be awarded for each extra point kicked.

d. Team Defense / Special Teams

2 points will be awarded per turnover
1 point will be awarded per sack
2 points will be awarded per safety
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored on kick return
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored on punt return
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored on interception return
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored on fumble return
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored on blocked field goal return
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored on missed field goal return
6 points will be awarded for each touchdown scored on blocked punt return

(NOTE: touchdowns scored on "fake" field goals or "fake" punts do NOT count as a defense/special teams score. Touchdowns scored by the offensive team after a blocked field goal or blocked punt, do NOT count as a defense/special teams score)

Varying points awarded for points allowed by team defense: (i.e. while the defense is on the field). Please see table below for exact scoring breakdown.

Points Defense Allows Fantasy Points Scored
0 5
1-5 2
6-10 1
11 or more 0

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY / ELIGIBILITY TO WIN. This Game is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States, the District of Columbia; Puerto Rico for listeners to Sirius and SiriusXM Internet Radio programming; and Alaska and Hawaii but only for subscribers to SiriusXM Internet Radio. Gamers must be at least 18 years of age at time of entry, except wherever prohibited or restricted by law. This Game is intended for play in the above-referenced areas only and shall be construed and evaluated according to United States law. Do not enter this Game if you are not located in the above areas and are not also at least 18 years of age. By participating in the Game you agree (i) to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements; and (ii) to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and its judges (defined below), which are final and binding in all matters. Employees and on-air hosts, content providers, contractors, freelancers and interns, of Sponsor (Sirius XM Radio Inc.), and Sideline Software, Inc., or their respective employees, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, retailers or major distributors, and members of their immediate family (e.g., spouses, parents, children, siblings, grandparents) or household (i.e., people who share the same residence at least 3 months a year (whether related or not), and those with home such employee is domiciled, are not eligible to win. Entries that are incomplete or corrupted are void and will not be eligible. Any effort by a gamer to misrepresent himself or herself through the use of aliases or multiple submissions will disqualify all entries of such individual. Sponsor and its agents reserve the right to verify eligibility qualifications of any winner. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Game. This Game is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.

SPECIAL PUBLICITY NOTICE. By entering this Game you grant to Sponsor and its promotional agents your express permission (except where prohibited by law) to use the fact of your entry on the radio for entertainment purposes without further compensation. Also, if you are selected as a winner, you grant to Sponsor your express permission (except where prohibited by law) to use your name, identity, description of prize won, hometown and likeness, if applicable, for promotional purposes, in any media now known or hereafter developed, including on the radio, and including for "live notification" of potential winner status purposes, without further compensation. Even though you consent to all of the above, Sponsor has no obligation to do any of it. See more details at "Winner Agreements" below.

ODDS. Odds of winning depend upon the number of Gamers, their skill, outcomes of independently occurring football-related events and NFL game outcomes, and other factors. This Game may be advertised (1) on the radio at SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius channel 210 and XM channel 87), and on various other SiriusXM sports, talk and music channels; (2) on the Internet at and various other sports content websites, (3) in any other venue that the SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio shows and their respective staff members might choose to mention it, (4) by unsponsored and sponsored members of the public in social media and online communities; and possibly (5) via the SiriusXM Highlights e-newsletter that is delivered to approximately nine (9) million email addresses.

WINNER AGREEMENTS. The winner will be determined as the result of scoring provided and administered by ("judges"). Decisions of the judges are final and binding in all matters relating to the scoring of this Game. If you are chosen as a potential winner, you will be notified by email and required documents will be emailed to you. Except where prohibited, acceptance of prize constitutes winner's consent, and winner will be required to sign a release, to allow Sponsor and its promotional agents to use winner's name, likeness, photo, video footage, and/or biographical data for advertising and promotional purposes, without additional compensation, in perpetuity, in all media, now known or hereafter developed, in connection with Sponsor, this sweepstakes, and the Sponsor's web site. Winner may be required to sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity & Liability Release ("Affidavit"), prior to and as a condition of acceptance of prize, within 24 hours of receipt of notification or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Prizes will be awarded within 5 days after receipt and verification of completed prize notification. If prize notification is undeliverable, or if winner cannot be contacted for any reason during the time Sponsor must reach winner, if the Affidavit is not complete and received by Sponsor within the time required, or in the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries, in the order of point scoring.

PRIVACY NOTICE / MARKETING. By entering this Game, any personal information you submit will be disclosed to the Sponsor and to its contractor, operated by Sideline Software, Inc. Sponsor will use your personal information consistent with its privacy policy. Sponsor may use your personal information, including postal and e-mail addresses, to contact Gamers regarding SiriusXM goods and services and any other offers and/or promotions that we believe might be of interest. Be sure to read the SiriusXM Privacy Policy []. and Sideline Software, Inc. have been given no rights to use your personal information, but you may still want to read the Privacy Policy of Sideline Software, Inc. at

GENERAL CAUTION. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED PERSONALLY BY THE GAMER, AND SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER IN THE EVENT OF THIRD-PARTY ENTRY SUBMISSIONS MADE WITHOUT GAMER'S KNOWLEDGE. If, in the judges' opinion, there are no qualified entries or there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of this Game, or if technical difficulties or technical corruption (including, but not limited to, a bad phone connection, dropped call or disconnection of any kind, a computer virus or system malfunction) compromise the integrity of the Game, the judges reserve the right to terminate the Game and determine winner status from among all eligible entries received, or the winner who is ahead in points, prior to termination. Should the Game be terminated prior to the end of the games, notice will be posted at Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Game is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor and its agents. The Sponsor's and judge's decisions are final in all matters relating to this Game. See also "Disclaimer of Liability" below.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY. Sponsor shall not be responsible for (i) any typographical or other error in the publishing or printing of the offer or these Official Rules, administration of the Game or in the announcement of any prize; (ii) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible or incomplete entries, or postage due mail; (iii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; (iv) any injury or damage to Gamer's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Game; or (v) the failure of any third party to comply with the instructions and proper administration of this Game. You agree, on your own behalf, and on behalf of your heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns ("Releasing Parties"), release, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor, the judges and all other businesses involved in this Game, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each ("Released Parties"), from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have which in any way arise out of or result from Gamer's participation in the Game, and from its acceptance and use or misuse of any prize. In the event Sponsor and its agents are prevented from continuing with the Game or the Game as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or other cause not within their control, Sponsor and its agents shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Game.

LAW / DISPUTE RESOLUTION. This Game shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions that may require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Game shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Any action or litigation concerning this Game shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in New York, New York, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and you waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of New York. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.

WINNERS LIST. For the name of the winner, available after January 1, 2012 (or after the end of the NFL regular season, if any games are postponed beyond that date), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (except where prohibited) and a note identifying the name of this Game, but within 45 days of the above date to the Sponsor at the address set forth below, Attention: Promotions Department: "SiriusXM Fantasy Football/Winners List."

SPONSOR. The Sponsor of this Game is Sirius XM Radio Inc., 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 36th Floor, New York, New York 10020.

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