Fantasy Football Registrations Begin

Fantasy Football Registrations Begin

Beginning today, fantasy football fans can sign up at the website for the authentic, in-depth fantasy football experience that sports fans would expect from the combined forces of EA SPORTS, the definitive leader in interactive sports experiences, and STATS, Inc., the world's leading sports information provider.

The more than 15 million people who play fantasy sports now have a new choice. With this inaugural fantasy football season, EA SPORTS will offer a fully customizable Commissioner League, as well as an easy-to-play League Manager where individual fans can take on the rest of the EA SPORTS football community. The EA SPORTS Football Commissioner offers true fantasy gurus the highest-quality league management capabilities with comprehensive customization options, as well as real-time professional sports news and information. For USD 99.99, EA SPORTS Commissioners can customize the rules and scoring systems for up to 32 team-owners and receive EA SPORTS gear and a bonus league trophy just for signing up. Fantasy football participants can spend their Sundays in front of their personalized home pages, monitoring real-time scores and statistics provided by STATS, Inc.

The EA SPORTS Public League Manager services will match up 12 players in a league where EA SPORTS picks the rules, and allows players to showcase their football smarts. For USD 9.99, players can take on the EA SPORTS community for exclusive EA SPORTS awards and the ultimate fan trip to the all-star game in Hawaii. Complete rules can be found at the website, available by following the download tab above.

Free to all subscribers will be a weekly Pick'em Game, where the participants who most accurately predict the weekly winning teams will earn autographed footballs as well as the chance to win another ultimate fan trip to the all star game in Hawaii. Pick'em Game entrants can create private groups to compete against their friends, with trackable worldwide leader boards.

EA SPORTS Fantasy Football league sign ups begin today and will continue throughout the early part of the 2004-2005 NFL season. To register follow the download tab above.