Dallas and New York kick off the football season in only a few hours and we're kicking off a Week 1 contest that throws $500 more dollars in the pot. How do you win? It's simple! Just challenge your Facebook Friends to play Football Pickem so you can compare your ranks/records on our new Friend Rank Leaderboard. Here are the nitty gritty details: Sign up for FootballBeast.com using Facebook or connect your existing account. Convince all your Facebook friends to play Football Pickem on FootballBeast.com Check our new Friend Rank page to see which of your friends are playing - (you must visit the page to update your contest score) Each of your Facebook Friends playing counts as one point. Top 5 people with the most points on Sunday, September 9th at 1PM Eastern win $100 each payable by PayPal. Winners will be announced on this thread on that same day. Winners must be 18 years old or older, live in the United States, and have a working PayPal account to receive the funds. FootballBeast.com staff reserver the right to disqualify contestants for any reason including but not limited to fraudulent entries or creating fake accounts to boost points. FootballBeast.com also reserves the right to alter the rules of this contest based on their own discretion. You have until SUNDAY MORNING but I'd suggest STARTING NOW! Football Pickem has WEEKLY winners so if you miss the first game or even the first week, you still have a great chance to win if your pickem skills are up to snuff. Good luck and feel free to keep us updated with your progress in the comments below!