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A constitution for a keeper fantasy football league.

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  • Table of Contents

    PREAMBLE ........................................................................................................................................... 1

    ARTICLE I. LEAGUE OFFICIALS AND PARTICIPANTS ............................................................. 2

    SECTION 1.01 COMMISSIONER ............................................................................................................................................. 2 SECTION 1.02 VICE-COMMISSIONERS ................................................................................................................................. 2 SECTION 1.03 RE-ELECTION OF COMMISSIONER/VICE-COMMISSIONER POSITIONS ................................................ 2 SECTION 1.04 CURRENT MEMBERS OF LEAGUE ............................................................................................................... 2 SECTION 1.05 REQUIREMENTS OF CURRENT MANAGERS ............................................................................................... 2 SECTION 1.06 DEPARTURE OF LEAGUE MANAGER(S) ..................................................................................................... 2 SECTION 1.07 REMOVAL OF LEAGUE OWNER(S) .............................................................................................................. 3 SECTION 1.08 ABANDONMENT ............................................................................................................................................ 3 SECTION 1.09 LEAGUE LIFE/DISSOLUTION ....................................................................................................................... 3

    ARTICLE II. LEAGUE STRUCTURE (ROSTERS, SCORING, SCHEDULING) ........................... 4

    SECTION 2.01 LEAGUE STRUCTURE .................................................................................................................................... 4 SECTION 2.02 ROSTER ........................................................................................................................................................... 4 SECTION 2.03 STARTING POSITIONS ................................................................................................................................... 4 SECTION 2.04 POSITION LIMITATIONS ............................................................................................................................... 4 SECTION 2.05 INJURED RESERVE......................................................................................................................................... 5 SECTION 2.06 SCORING SYSTEM .......................................................................................................................................... 5 SECTION 2.07 REGULAR SEASON SETUP ............................................................................................................................ 6 SECTION 2.08 PLAYOFFS SETUP .......................................................................................................................................... 7 SECTION 2.09 RENEWAL OF LEAGUE SCORING SETTINGS............................................................................................... 7

    ARTICLE III. THE DRAFT .................................................................................................................... 7

    SECTION 3.01 LIVE DRAFT ................................................................................................................................................... 7 SECTION 3.02 AUCTION DRAFT ........................................................................................................................................... 8 SECTION 3.03 NOMINATION ORDERING ............................................................................................................................. 8 SECTION 3.04 DRAFTING WITH KEEPERS .......................................................................................................................... 8 SECTION 3.05 DRAFT PARTY ................................................................................................................................................ 9 SECTION 3.06 ESPN.COM DRAFTING SYSTEM .................................................................................................................. 9

    ARTICLE IV. TRANSACTIONS ............................................................................................................ 9

    SECTION 4.01 FREE AGENT AUCTION ACQUISITION ........................................................................................................ 9 SECTION 4.02 WAIVERS ........................................................................................................................................................ 9 SECTION 4.03 TRADES ........................................................................................................................................................... 9 SECTION 4.04 DROPPING A PLAYER .................................................................................................................................. 10

    ARTICLE V. KEEPERS ....................................................................................................................... 10

    SECTION 5.01 ELIGIBILITY .................................................................................................................................................. 10 SECTION 5.02 CONTRACT SYSTEM .................................................................................................................................... 10 SECTION 5.03 KEEPER LIMITS ........................................................................................................................................... 11 SECTION 5.04 KEEPER LOCK DATE ................................................................................................................................... 11

    ARTICLE VI. AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION ............................................................ 12

    SECTION 6.01 ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS ................................................................................................................ 12

  • ARTICLE VII. FINANCES ..................................................................................................................... 12

    SECTION 7.01 ENTRY FEE ................................................................................................................................................... 12 SECTION 7.02 DRAFT FEE ................................................................................................................................................... 12 SECTION 7.03 DEPOSIT........................................................................................................................................................ 12 SECTION 7.04 PAYOUT ........................................................................................................................................................ 12 SECTION 7.05 SAFEGUARDING OF FUNDS ........................................................................................................................ 12

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    Preamble

    We the people of The House League, in order to ensure and promote healthy competition, fair and just opportunities, swift and equitable remedies to

    disputes and grievances, and most importantly, an enjoyable and fun experience for all participants, do ordain and establish the Constitution of the The House League, and submit that any inadequacies of this constitution that

    cannot be adequately or timely remedied through the democratic process outlined hereafter be subject to ESPN.coms default rules and bylaws.

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    Article I. League Officials and Participants Section 1.01 Commissioner

    (a) XXX, 2013-Present

    Section 1.02 Vice-Commissioners

    (a) XXX, 2013-Present

    (b) XXX, 2013-Present

    Section 1.03 Re-Election of Commissioner/Vice-Commissioner Positions

    (a) If the Commissioner or one of the Vice-Commissioners is found to be incapable of running the league at any time or no longer wishes to run the league, he may be replaced, between seasons, by a 2/3 vote of non-officer league members. The replacement will have all the same responsibilities of the previous Commissioner/Vice-Commissioner.

    (b) If the Commissioner or Vice-Commissioner resigns in the season, then the other league officials will absorb their duties.

    Section 1.04 Current Members of League

    (a) XXX

    (b) XXX

    (c) XXX

    (d) XXX

    (e) XXX

    (f) XXX

    (g) XXX

    (h) XXX

    (i) XXX

    (j) XXX

    (k) XXX

    (l) XXX

    Section 1.05 Requirements of Current Managers (a) Each Manager is required to have an e-mail account which they check on a regular

    basis.

    (b) Each Manager must have an ESPN account.

    (c) Each Manager must have a Facebook account and be a part of the leagues Facebook group.

    (d) Each Manager must actively participate (set lineups, cast votes, make free-agency and/or trade acquisitions, etc.) in the league at all times.

    (e) If for any reason a Manager needs to take a leave of absence, then it is that Managers responsibility to find someone to run their team for the duration of their absence.

    Section 1.06 Departure of League Manager(s)

    (a) Managers must inform league officials if they intend to leave the league.

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    (b) If, at any time, a Manager of the league decides to leave, for any reason, it will be allowed on the condition that the departed Manager finds a replacement Manager for his team.

    (c) Managers who leave may convey ownership of their tea