EconFantasy.com is a 12 team Fantasy Football League. Students
will have the opportunity to make league and front office financial
decisions while also participating in head-to-head on-the-field
competition. The simulation uses real NFL players in real time.
students must be assigned markets to operate in. Most Sports
Economics classes have greater than 12 students, so teams of
two, three, or four students may manage a franchise in a single
market. For larger classes, an instructor may wish to separate
the class into two separate leagues.
12 EconFantasy.com markets are (the city's market size index
is in parentheses):
New York (10.0)
San Francisco (6.0)
San Diego (2.0)
Kansas City (1.6)
A non-participating league commissioner must be selected (typically
the course instructor, a graduate assistant, or a trusted undergraduate).
The commissioner will be responsible for entering the names
and identification numbers of all students into the EconFantasy.com
are assigned to a market and the commissioner has entered their
names into the system, the students may be invited to "join"
EconFantasy.com and register. The students will need their identification
number and their assigned market before they can set up a username
and password to access EconFantasy.com.