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Fan Controlled Football Sets Sights On The People’s Championship Finale Following Breakthrough Season


Fan Controlled Football (FCF), the only professional sports league that empowers fans to call plays in real-time, will host its first-ever title game, which fans officially named “The People’s Championship.”

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Discussion Questions:

  1. What is competition?
  2. What is the difference between direct and indirect competition?
  3. Do you think FCF represents an example of direct or indirection competition to the NFL?
  4. How might more competition impact fans if the NFL had viable, direct competition?
  5. What is the competition for the entertainment dollar?
  6. How might this story illustrate that concept?
  7. What is fan engagement?
  8. How might the concept of fan engagement help the FCF to succeed?
  9. What is leadership?
  10. Why is leadership important to the future of the FCF?
  11. In your opinion, will the FCF succeed long term? Why or why not?
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.


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