Registration for the "2005 MLS Fantasy Challenge," the Official Fantasy Game of Major League Soccer (powered by The Sporting News), has now begun at RealSaltLake.com. The 29-week competition begins in conjunction with the April 2 kickoff of Major League Soccer's 10th season, which this year will feature all twelve teams in action on opening day beginning with the defending MLS Cup Champion D.C. United visiting CD Chivas USA live on ABC Sports at 1 p.m. MT.
Real Salt Lake is giving you a chance to go against other RSL supporters by joining the special Real Salt Lake division. The Real Salt Lake division is a fun and exciting way to participate in the MLS Fantasy Challenge and the opportunity to win RSL prizes. The Real Salt Lake division leader at the end of the season will receive a Real Salt Lake autographed jersey as well as a trophy. Check out the RSL prizes below.
The RSL front office will be monitoring and fostering this special division through the Real Access Newsletter. RSL General Manager Steve Pastorino will run a team in the Real Salt Lake Division and special prizes will be given to those that can "Beat the GM" and finish in the Top 5.
Click on the fantasy link to the left and follow the instructions below to get involved:
- Fill out personal information and enter your team name.
- When asked to choose a Division click "User Division".
- Type "MLS Team Division" (listed below) when asked to identify your Division of choice (Real Salt Lake).
- You will not be required to enter a password.
- If you are already in a Division, select "Create New Teams" in the left navigation. Follow steps 1-3.
Top five division leaders will win RSL prizes at the end of the 2005 season. The top five winners will receive:
- 1st Place
- RSL/MLS Fantasy Challenge Trophy
- Team signed authentic RSL home jersey
- 2nd Place
- Team signed RSL ball
- 3rd Place
- RSL T-shirt and hat
- 4th and 5th place
- RSL Mini-balls