How To Play - 2021

  1. Create your account on the Draft Guru℠ website. You will receive a confirmation email confirming that your account was successfully created.
  2. Each submitted draft class will require a $10 entry fee. Please add your credit card information to pay for your entry fees. Your credit card information will be 100% secure through Authnet. Draft Guru LLC will not have access to your credit card information at any point in time.
  3. To participate login to Draft Guru℠ and go to the Create Drafts page
  4. From this page, you can select the team you would like to create a draft for.
  5. You will then be taken to the Selection Page where you will be shown all of your team’s draft slots from which you can select your available players. Simply select a draft slot and then select the player on the best player available list provided.
    • Please note that participants will be put into the same position as their NFL GM was on draft day.
    • Participants will be selecting for the same draft slots their GM selected their players in the current year’s NFL draft.
    • Participants will choose from the same pool of available players that their GM had to choose from at their specific draft slot.
    • These are not pre-draft mock drafts. You are being put in the same position your GM was on draft day!
  6. Once you have selected all your players for that team's draft class, click the "Submit Draft" button to submit your draft class. You will also have the option to save your selections and submit it later. However, the final day to submit drafts is the day before the first NFL preseason game which is the Hall of Fame game on August 5th, 2021.
  7. For each draft submitted your credit card will be charged a $10 entry fee. You will see it as “Draft Guru” on your credit card statement.
  8. Once you submit your draft, you will be sent a confirmation email to the email address we have on file for you when you created your account.
  9. Once you receive the confirmation email, your draft is officially submitted!
  10. You are allowed to submit and/or modify any of your draft classes up until the submission deadline of 11:59:59 p.m. on September 8, 2021. As of and after 12:00:00 a.m. September 9th, 2021 no more submissions or modifications will be allowed and all submitted draft classes are final.
  11. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 ranked draft classes in each team contest. There will be weekly cash prizes during the regular season and a grand prize at the end of the regular season. This will be done for the players first 3 seasons. As a result, each of your submitted drafts will be eligible for 3 years of cash prizes.
  12. To rank all the drafts submitted, a player's performance grade from PFF (Pro Football Focus) will be applied to each player for the week and at the end of their first 3 regular seasons.
  13. Each draft class submitted will then be given a “draft value” by adding up your players PFF grades for the week and also at the end of each regular season. The draft classes with the 3 highest draft values will be eligible for weekly cash prizes and regular season end grand prizes.
  14. If you have any other questions, please submit them at and we will get back to you promptly!


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