DraftKings Fantasy Football World Championship in Miami This December

DraftKings Fantasy Football World Championship

One of the highlights of the daily fantasy football season each year is the Fantasy Football World Championship from DraftKings. This year, DraftKings is holding the FFWC in Miami and for the next 14 weeks, players can try to be one of the top 200 qualifiers.

This will be the biggest daily fantasy football contest of the year. The 2017 Fantasy Football World Championship is guaranteeing $12 million including a $2 million top prize, meaning qualifying for seat is worth an average prize of $60,000.

Here is a look at the action last year:

Qualifying for the 2017 FFWC

The Fantasy Football World Championship is special and unlike any DFS contest. You can not buy-in directly but instead you must qualify during the first 14 weeks of the NFL season

As a DraftKings player, you can qualify up to 8 times between Week 1 and Week 14 of the NFL season. A player that earns more than 1 entry to the FFW contest will have the option to bringing additional quests per entry earned or receive 70% cash value of the prize ($3,500).

Qualifiers will be as low as $5. Players can find qualifier contests by entering directly from the 2017 Football World Championship page at DraftKings.

About the 2017 FFWC

Held on December 17th during Week 15 of the NFL season, the Fantasy Fantasy World Championship is argubly the biggest fantasy event of the year. It’s being held live in Miami and is only available to DraftKings players who qualify during the first 14 weeks.

The FFWC contest itself will be based on games held on December 17th (Week 15) that start between 1 PM to 4:25 PM ET that Sunday. Late swaps will not be allowed for this contest.

If you are one of the fortunate players to qualify, you will receive a package that includes a four night trip to Miami and $1,000 in cash that can be used towards airfare and transfers. This is addition to the $60,000 average prize that players will receive. Everyone who qualifies is guaranteed a prize of at least $12,200 with first place receiving $2 million and the runner up receiving a large prize as well – $1 million.

Check below for a full list of prizes.

DraftKings FFWC Prizes
1st$2 Million
2nd$1 Million
3rd$750,000
4th$500,000
5th$350,000
6th$250,000
7th-8th$200,000
9th-10th$160,000
11th-15th$120,000
16th-20th$100,000
21st-25th$80,000
26th-35th$60,000
36th-50th$50,000
51st-75th$40,000
76th-100th$30,000
101st-125th$25,000
126th-150th$20,000
151st-175th$16,000
176th-200th$12,200