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WANNABE Sports
P.O.Box 1106
Goldenrod, FL 32733-1106
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~~~ Terms of Service ~~~
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See also KEEPER LEAGUE and SEASONAL LEAGUE sections
General
  • By participating in a WANNABE sponsored Public Fantasy League or Contest (the "Games"), you agree to abide by all applicable terms and conditions expressed herein and all rules applicable to the respective Game. WANNABE Sports reserves the right to revise any terms or rules at any time to improve WANNABE Sports' services.
  • WANNABE Sports maintains this internet site (the "Site") for your personal entertainment. You may only utilize material displayed on the Site for non-commercial, personal use provided you also retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained in the material. It is strictly prohibited to modify, transmit, distribute, reuse, re-post, "frame" or use the content of the Site for public or commercial purposes including the text, images, audio and/or video without written permission from WANNABE Sports.
  • Rules applicable to the Games are contained within the the Site (linked to from each Game's main page) and are applicable as indicated to the respective Game. All rules will be followed where pertinent and amended as necessary to conduct the Games in a fair manner. In cases where Game rules (i.e. Private Leagues) conflict with the terms and conditions stated herein, the Game-specific rule takes precedence. Changes and alterations to Game rules will be made by WANNABE Sports, when necessary, and WANNABE Sports will notify all participants by e-mail when changes in their specific Game's rules occur.
  • Scoring data for all Games will be obtained and/or computed by WANNABE Sports. All data posted by WANNABE Sports on the Site will be considered correct and accepted as so by all participants if not challenged subject to the limitations within Game-specific rules.
    • 'Weekly Results' section of Public Fantasy League rules.
    • 'Contest Results' section of the applicable Contest rules.
  • Reference to "owner" and "ownership" within the Site or by the Commissioner are intended solely to indicate the person who controls interactions with other participants and WANNABE Sports and/or pays the administration fee to participate in a WANNABE Game (also referred to as "member"). Each member will have on file with WANNABE Sports a document of record stating responsible parties for said account along with required information which must include a valid unique e-mail address. All official e-mail communication from a team to WANNABE Sports should come from the address on file as proof of it's authenticity. This e-mail address is considered the owner's OFFICIAL WANNABE Sports' address. WANNABE Sports will not be responsible for the consequences of any correspondence not received as a result of failure to maintain a valid, working email address in your WANNABE Sports account.
  • All rulings and decisions made by WANNABE Sports or the WANNABE Sports Commissioner are FINAL. All efforts are made by WANNABE Sports to correct any errors within the confines of the various Game's rules. While WANNABE Sports uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, WANNABE Sports makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy nor does WANNABE Sports assume any liability or responsibility for any errors in the content of the Site beyond the effort to correct errors as stated above.
  • WANNABE Sports and its sponsors do not assume any liability for members participating in any WANNABE Game. WANNABE Sports and its sponsors are not responsible for the use of data presented within these pages for any purpose other than entertainment. WANNABE Sports and its sponsors are not responsible for circumstances beyond the reasonable control of WANNABE Sports including (but not limited to) telephone difficulties, e-mail difficulties, internet server difficulties, typographical errors, equipment malfunctions, etc. WANNABE Sports reserves the right to refuse and / or discontinue membership to any owner at the sole discretion of WANNABE Sports. Any claims made by advertisements or their advertisers on this site are the sole responsibility of that advertiser.
  • WANNABE Sports may at any time revise the terms and conditions herein by updating this Legal Page. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then-current terms and conditions.
  • If a major league season does not start as planned or is otherwise shortened for any reason, WANNABE Sports reserves the right to modify the Games as it believes will best accommodate fair competition for all participants (including cancellation of the related WANNABE Game when necessary).
  • Each participant is responsible for the submission of any Official requests (Line-up changes, Transaction requests, Contest entries, etc.) and any necessary arrangements made to do so. WANNABE Sports is not responsible for lost or unreceived requests. All online submissions are confirmed online as well as by e-mail. Save your confirmation as proof of your submission until the data is verified on-line. Requests should be submitted through one of the following methods (applicable methods are described in each game's rules):
    1. online submission, linked from Game's main page as well as other game related pages
    2. e-mail to the Commissioner early enough to be RECEIVED prior to any applicable deadline.
  • Any questions relating to line-ups or transactions should be directed to the Commissioner
    • "Line-up" usually refers to the players chosen as starters from a Fantasy League team roster. Details (number of players, positions, deadline, etc.) of line-ups are found in each Game's rules.
    • "Transactions" refers to waivers, trades and Injured Reserve (IR) as allowed by respective Game rules.
  • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To receive details for a no cost entry in Public FEE-Based Games, void of any and all extra services, send your name, postal address, social security number, e-mail address, date of birth and phone number printed on a 3x5 card along with a letter-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
    WANNABE Sports
    P.O. Box 1106
    Goldenrod, FL 32733-1106
    One request per envelope. One request per person. One request per household. One request per e-mail address.
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Public Keeper League Fantasy Team Ownership

  • You must be 18 years or older to participate.
  • No one person shall be allowed to own an interest in more than one WANNABE team within a single League. Partnership control of a single team is permissible. However, each team with partners should elect one team spokesperson who will be responsible for interactions (i.e. weekly line-ups, roster changes, etc.) with the League and WANNABE Sports. Any team allowing more than one partner to interact with the league agrees to accept WANNABE Sports' best judgment in situations involving submission of conflicting information.
  • Each team agrees to remit a seasonal franchise fee to WANNABE Sports in exchange for the package of services provided in that League. All fees must be rendered in US funds or WANNABE points. US funds may be transmitted through Postal mail or electronically through www.PayPal.com
    Returned checks are subject to a $35 fee.
    • Gold Football Leagues - $10
    • Grand-Slam Baseball Leagues - $15
    • Private Leagues - negotiable on a per League, per team, or per week basis...
  • Any Public League team whose owner becomes unavailable will be considered abandoned and reclaimed by WANNABE Sports. Abandonment is at the sole determination of WANNABE Sports. Reasons include, but are not limited to, failure to render franchise fee, failure to respond to official e-mail query, failure to compete in good faith or intentionally sabotage the competitiveness of the League, etc.
    • Any team abandoned during competition will continue to participate in the regular season using any line-up in effect at the time abandoned (subject to changes deemed necessary by WANNABE Sports to keep the team competitive) Abandoned teams will not participate in the play-offs/championship and will be considered ineligible when determining play-off/championship qualifiers unless logistics necessitate or the team is assigned to new independent ownership by WANNABE Sports.
    • Saved players and other rights by rule are transfered to new ownership.
  • Should a Public League be faced with fewer than the specified number of teams, WANNABE-owned team(s) will be created and drafted by WANNABE Sports. These team(s) will be interspersed within the schedule at random just as any other team and will be treated as abandoned teams for play-off purposes.
  • Each owner agrees to participate in the draft procedure as described for that League or accept WANNABE Sports best effort to draft a roster for that team using the best method available. Drafts are currently held online in the WANNABE Draft Interface. All Public League drafts are subject to the following:
    • Draft picks will be time limited to one(1) minute for each pick of each round. Any team failing to make their pick within the allotted time will have their pick made by WANNABE Sports. Extensions cannot be granted and all timing is a function of the WANNABE Draft Interface.
    • The reverse-order method will be used:
      • 1st round = 1st - last
      • 2nd round = last - 1st
      • 3rd round = 1st - last, etc.
  • WANNABE Points and other Awards
    • WANNABE Points are applicable to FEE-BASED Public Leagues and Contests as described in each Game's rules.
    • Trophies, Plaques or alternate awards are presented to Winners (Champion), again as described in each Game's rules.
    • WANNABE Points may be redeemed only for WANNABE Sports franchise fees and/or any prizes that are advertised by WANNABE Sports as eligible for acquisition in exchange for WANNABE Points. WANNABE Points are non-transferable and are considered officially distributed only at the completion of the season in which they are won. WANNABE Points have no cash value. Account balances are maintained for a minimum of 1 year after last activity. Lack of activity for greater than 1 calendar year CAN result in termination of account with no other notice. Points in terminated accounts revert to WANNABE Sports.
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Public Seasonal League Fantasy Team Ownership
  • No one person shall be allowed to control an interest in more than one WANNABE team within a single League. All available methods will be used to prevent any sort of collusion or other unfair tactics and those found to be in violation will be removed and banned.
  • With the exception of FREE Leagues, each team agrees to remit a small franchise fee to WANNABE Sports in exchange for the package of services provided in that League. All fees must be rendered in US funds. Payment may be transmitted through Postal mail or electronically through www.PayPal.com
    Returned checks are subject to a $35 fee.
  • Any team owner who, in the opinion of WANNABE Sports, ceases to operate their team is considered to have abandoned said team. Abandonment is solely at the discretion of WANNABE Sports. Reasons include, but are not limited to, failure to respond to official query sent to the e-mail address supplied at sign-up.
    • Any team abandoned during competition will continue to participate in the regular season using any line-up in effect at the time abandoned (subject to changes deemed necessary by WANNABE Sports to keep the team competitive). Abandoned teams may be assigned to new independent ownership by WANNABE Sports.
  • All FREE Leagues MUST have a minimum of eight(8) independently operated teams to qualify for WANNABE Awards (trophy, plaque, Points, etc.). Leagues with fewer than eight(8) independently operated teams will compete and are just ineligible for WANNABE Awards.
  • Should a League have fewer than the specified total number of idependently operated teams, WANNABE-owned team(s) will be created and drafted by WANNABE Sports. These team(s) will be interspersed within the schedule at random just as any other team.
  • Each owner agrees to participate in the draft procedure as described for that League or accept WANNABE Sports best effort to draft a roster for that team using the best method available. Drafts are currently conducted on-line. All drafts are subject to the following:
    • Draft selections and/or lists must be submitted on-line prior to the applicable deadline. Lists can be submitted via e-mail ONLY if previous arrangements are AGREED to -and- must be RECEIVED 48 hours before the scheduled draft start.
    • The reverse-order method will be used for all drafts:
      • 1st round = 1st - last
      • 2nd round = last - 1st
      • 3rd round = 1st - last, etc.