How to Play Football Squares

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Football Squares for Super Bowl LVIII!

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  • No software to install. 100% online
  • Option to send email confirmations for picks to both users and administrator
  • Different numbers per quarter, per half or per game
  • Grids are password protected and given a unique link to share
  • Generate the numbers randomly or manually enter them in
  • Easily mark users as Paid so you know who still owes
  • Option for 10x10 or 5x5 sized Grids
  • Email your Users directly from the Admin Dashboard
  • Set Maximum Entries per User
  • Run multiple Grids with a single Admin login
  • Easily view all entrants and what Squares they have selected
  • Export users for use in any spreadsheet application
  • Create your own rules and set your costs
  • Easily delete unwanted users
  • Name your Grid whatever you want (Ex. Sam's Football Squares), and this will be displayed as the title of your site, and labeled at the top of each of your pages
  • We provide a sample of the rules, but you can change them to fit your specific requirements

There are many different ways people can play football squares, also known as Super Bowl Squares, so we'll try to sum up the different options. Most people play during the Super Bowl, but football squares can be played for other sports/games. The basics of the game are the following:

Step 1

Start off with an empty 10 by 10 grid. This will give you 100 Squares for people to choose from.

Step 2

Depending on which game you are playing with, simply assign one team to the columns, and one to the rows.

Step 3

Now, start recruiting people to join your Football Squares pool by letting them choose which squares they want. If you use our site to Play Football Squares Online, this will be a much easier process since you can simply email everyone the link to your site and let them choose their squares. If you decide to use a Spreadsheet or Printable Sheet, then this process will take extra time and effort since you have to manually pass along the file or sheet.

Step 4

Once all the squares have been filled, it is time to assign the numbers to each column and row. By playing online, this is as simple as a click of the button. For those using offline options, randomly assign numbers 0 through 9 to each column, followed by doing the same for each row. Now each square represents a specific score in the game based on the column and row numbers.

Step 5

Your Football Squares grid is now complete, and you just need to wait til the game is played to determine who will be your winners. A winner will be determined at the end of the 1st quarter, 2nd quarter, 3rd quarter, and Final Game score. The winner is determined by looking at the last number in each teams' score, and then matching those numbers on the grid and seeing which square intersects those two numbers. An example would be having a score of AFC 23 - NFC 14. The last number for the AFC is 3, and the last number for the NFC is 4. The square on the grid that has the AFC with a number of 3, and NFC score of 4, would be the winner.

Payouts for the winners vary depending on your setup, but usually the 1st through 3rd quarter winners would each get 20%, and the final score would get the remaining 40%. When running for a charity or non-profit, usually 50% of the Pot goes to the charity, and the remaining is divided up among the winners.

Other Options

Assign a different set of numbers per Quarter

Assign a different set of numbers per Half

Use a 5 by 5 grid, where each square has two numbers for each team

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