Apex provides a variety of league types for fun fantasy football! All of our leagues are season-long but we have various ways for you to draft your team. If you’re not sure which league is for you – here’s a summary of each of our leagues:
Live Draft Leagues
Our most popular league type is the Live Draft variety. This is for the owners who want to sit down and draft their whole team. Drafts are serpentine and typically take about two hours to complete; each owner has 90 seconds to make their selection.
Here’s the good news: if we need a significant amount of owners an hour or two before the scheduled start time for the draft, we will “enhance” the league! An “enhancement” is quite literally a payout improvement at no cost to you, the customer. We enhance leagues for two reasons: to make sure that all our leagues fill and to give our players the best deal in fantasy sports.
The best way to be notified of enhancements is to join our email list: there is a sign-up option at the top of the right side of every page (or the bottom of the page on mobile). Not only does the winner receive extra money but it’s extremely rare that Apex is unable to fill a league.
Email Draft Leagues
Another league type that we offer is Email Drafts. This is for the owners who prefer to draft over the course of multiple days. Email drafts are the same format as Live draft leagues – they simply differ in the duration of time to select a player. With eight hours on the clock to make each selection; email drafts typically take about five days to complete. Since we do not want drafts running into the NFL season, we typically stop hosting Email drafts a week before kickoff.
Dynasty Leagues are a chance for fantasy football owners to manage their own franchises in a format where owners will retain most or all of their players from year to year. Dynasty Leagues provide owners with the real experience of managing a team – rather than for just one short season. Just like the NFL, great selections can help owners build dominant juggernauts for years to come.
While most of our leagues are for just one season, Dynasty leagues require a commitment to an ongoing year-to-year league. Our dynasty leagues are typically email drafts and allow trading during the draft.
Auction Draft Leagues
Different to serpentine drafts, these leagues allocate players via auction. Each team starts with a fictitious $200 to bid on players. Auction Leagues are special because each owner has a chance at every player. If you want a player on your team, simply outbid the competition! It’s an exhilarating experience that every fantasy owner should try at least once.
Only available during the NFL Playoffs, Playoff Leagues function like regular fantasy leagues with a few changes: there are six teams, each team drafts the same positions (2 QB, 2 RB, 4 WR, 2 TE, 2 K, 2 DEF), players accumulate fantasy points for as long as they are in the playoffs!
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