Waiver claims open tomorrow - monday, august 12th, 2013
Off –season Waiver Claims will open tomorrow, Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 12:00 am EST.
Drops will also be enabled when the Waiver Claims open.
At this point in time, the roster limit is 35 players – this includes your Prospect Roster.
All teams will need to reduce their rosters to 32 players by September 20th, 2013 and then have them at the regular season limit of 30 players by October 1st, 2013.
Until the start of the regular season, all players (not on one of our teams) will remain on waivers and waiver claims will process at 12:00 am each Friday. The Waiver Wire order will also reset at this time. All players will go onto the Waiver Wire at 12:05 am on Fridays.
During the off-season, the Waiver Wire Claim order will be randomized.
When Waiver Wire claims are processed, the order of the picks is randomly generated and uses a serpentine order system.”
Once the regular season begins it will go in reverse order of the standings.
“Reverse Order of Standings (serpentine)
When Waiver Wire claims are processed, the lowest ranked team in the standings at that time gets first pick, the second lowest team gets second pick, and so on, all the way up to the first place team. Then in the next round, the first place team gets first pick, the second place team gets second pick, and so on, all the way down to the last place team. If a team doesn't have any more pending claims, their turn is skipped. This process continues until all teams have no more claims. For example, in a 4-team league, the order would go: 4, 3, 2, 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 4, 3, 2, 1, etc.”
TEAMS MAY ADD UP TO TWO PLAYERS PER WEEK DURING THE OFF-SEASON. THIS WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE WAIVER CLAIM PER WEEK WHEN THE REGULAR SEASON BEGINS.
If a claim puts a team above the off-season roster limit of 35 players, the claim will not process.
WHEN MAKING A WAIVER CLAIM IF IT WILL PUT YOUR TEAM OVER THE ROSTER LIMIT, MAKE SURE YOU DROP A PLAYER AT THE TIME OF SUBMITTING YOUR WAIVER CLAIM. (If for some reason the claim does process and it puts your team over the 35 player limit, the Commissioner will overturn that claim.)
This same process will apply after the roster limit drops to 32 players and then to 30 players. The only difference being that once the regular season begins, if a team is over the roster limit - IT WILL NOT ACCUMULATE ANY POINTS FOR THE TIME PERIOD IT IS ILLEGAL.