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FUMBBL League Community of the Americas
Welcome to the CBFL!
We are a BB7s league with CFL-fluff (canadian football league) using any roster available on FUMBBL. The "professional" league CBFL consists of 9 or 10 teams, whenever more coaches want to play here with us, they do so in "U-Sports-Bloodbowl".
Defending CBFL Champions: Ottawa Redfarts
Teams must have CFL-pun-names. Team logos and bios are highly encouraged. Here are the CFL teams the league is based around:
The CBFL is comprised of 10 teams separated into East and West divisions. One round robin session will lead into an 8 team playoff. Teams will be ranked in each division by tournament points: 3 pts for win, 1 for draw, 0 for loss, -1 for unjustified forfeit (which at the same time counts as a win when looking for the teams who get to draft a NBFL reject).
Tiebreaker for division seeds works as follows:
1) head to head
2) highest Fan Factor
3) a D20 rolloff.
Round 1: Western and Eastern Semifinal (#1 vs. #4, and #2 vs. #3 in each division; the worse #4 seed is replaced by the U-Sports-Champion).
Round 2: Western and Eastern Final
Round 3: Grey Cup
If a coach fails to play his playoffs first round game on time, he will be replaced by his division's loser (who also conserves his right on a NBFL reject).
2 seasons will be played per calendar year, unless the players decide otherwise.
U-Sports-Bloodbowl is our "feeder-division". At least 4 coaches are required to open a U-Sports division. U-Sports-Bloodbowl-teams must have pun names of canadian college football teams and amateur-football-teams. Their best team gets into playoffs (instead of the CBFL divisions' lower 4th seed). Whenever a coach of the CBFL quits, the oldest member of U-Sports-Bloodbowl will have the chance to fill the slot in the CBFL - he just carries his U-Sports team over to the CBFL and renames it with a pun-name of the franchise he is taking over.
Whenever U-sports has 9-20 members, they get 2 playoff spots (instead of both 4th seeds in the CBFL divisions).
- No CBFL-team can play games during offseason.
- MNGs will be cleared.
- NBFL rejects will be drafted.
- Coaches can drop out, swap races/franchises, new coaches may arrive with new races. The order of the race and franchise choices: The early bird gets the worm. The decision is up to draft commissioner MenonaLoco.
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Rosters for CBFL:
-> All fumbbl-races allowed ("traditionals", bretonnia, apes, khorne, SL, stunty league).
--> 7 players on the field and minimum roster size, 11 players max. on the roster. 1000k starting gp.
--> 50% positionals, rounded up (for example, 0-6 Saurus will be 0-3 Saurus in bb7s).
A Minimum of 2 players must be place on the LOS.
The use of the Piling On skill costs a team-reroll.
2 cards will be provided to each team to help entertain the fans of every match.
A Wizard is available for inducement.
The Sneaky Git skill counts like Guard for fouling.
A player may either have MA10, or sprint, but not both.
4 players must be nominated for MVP.
Tied playoff games play overtime.
The "NBFL-rejects-rule": At the end of every season, any team of the West and the East division that misses out playoffs, gets to pick an injured player from the NBFL, that was cut from their roster during the current NBFL season, or the season before. The worst team picks first. It can not be a healthy player, it must be a perm'd one (an exception to this rule has to be approved by commissioner and draft commissioner). The NBFL-reject may play as any position in the CBFL. Illegal skills are replaced by a "normal" skill of the coaches choice (for example: a Chaos dwarf may be converted into a war dancer, trading claw against sidestep). Note: If a team misses the playoffs, but penalties from forfeits put them ahead of a playoff team in points, they lose the right to a reject.
How to get started in CBFL:
Enter U-sports as a new team: Create a new team with 1000k via link on our group page.
U-Sports-coach takes over an abandoned CBFL-franchise: Change U-sports-team's name to fit the city in the CBFL, no other changes.
New coach replaces a coach who dropped, and "purchases" the existing franchise. He gets the exact same team with the same race, players, spp's etc. - he just has to invent a new pun name.
Race swap: 1000k for team creation. The coach's new race gets as many skilled players as his former team, but with minimum spp's for the levels. For example, player A of the old race has 50 SPP, Player B of the new race then becomes a 31 SPP player with 3 fresh skill rolls.
"Farm Team" rules:
Sometimes dragging a trashed or hopeless team can be no fun at all. Whenever you feel you are in this situation, you can contact draft commissioner MenonaLoco and ask for permission for a race-swap at midseason (after 5 completed games).
("Trashed" means you are fielding loners and don't think you won't get out of this downward spiral any time soon. "Hopeless" means your team doesn't win any games, maybe managed one draw).
If the draft commissioner authorizes the race swap, it would be done as Case D, described in the previous paragraph.
1) Conditions: Team is a mess (no bench/many perms, low funds), coach asks for permission, commissioner sets a goal that has to be reached and gives permission.
2) Start: Coach publishes "Go-Fund-Me" and keeps track of donations during 1 week (wherever the coach wishes: discord, pm, forum). Coaches can donate rerolls, players (yes, also injured players), cash, staff. All donations will be cash (example: a donated 140k reroll = 70k cash, a donated 60k player with 2 normal skills = 100k cash). If the goal will not be reached, no donations are executed and there are no consequenses.
3) If the goal has been reached: After exactly one week, coach sends full list of donations to the commissioner, who executes all transactions.
- Must coach this rescued team for at least the next season (must not leave, nor swap race or city).
-Modify your team bio: You need a conmemorative plate there, that mentions all generous doners (coach's name and name of the CBFL/U-Sports franchise), who helped saving your team.
-Buy in this order, until you can't buy the next thing on the list. Rest goes to treassury.
I - Buy up to 9 players.
II - Replace permed players.
III - Buy 10th and 11th player.
IV - Buy up to 4 rerolls.
(Any of the new players will recieve the names of donated players and add respective player bios.)
- You can add a doner-badge to your team bio.
League Established: January 2nd, 2019
Season 1 kickoff: January 3rd, 2019
1st Grey Cup: May 12th, 2019. Winner: Ottawa Redfarts