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Important dates and deadlines for Fantasy Football

The Fantasy Football season follows the 2020 National Football League regular season schedule. The 2020 season runs from September 10, 2020 through January 3, 2021.

Registration and draft dates

Team and league registration is open from April 6, 2020 until October 17, 2020.

  • First day for live draft - May 6, 2020
  • Last day for live draft - October 4, 2020

Draft scoring deadlines

For your league to score for the entire NFL season schedule, your draft must be complete before 11:59 p.m. PT on September 9, 2020. If your league's draft happens after the deadline, your season will begin scoring after the first game of the season:

League typePost-deadline season start dates
Head-to-HeadScoring begins the following Fantasy week
Points OnlyScoring begins the day after your draft is completed

Playoff Schedule

All Head-to-Head Leagues use a multi-week playoff at the end of the season. Review our Playoff overview for more info.

Trade deadlines

  • The trade deadline for all 2020 Pro and Public Leagues is October 31, at 11:59 p.m. PT.
  • Private Leagues may have a different deadline based on league configuration.