The 2020 season is officially over; and we immediately have key dates to focus on as the league and teams prepare for an exciting, expanded 2021 season, which will be the third season in business.
Below is a list of the majority of scheduled events and key dates so far; excluding Winter Team Meetings.
During the fall and winter months the league will schedule Winter Team Meetings with the confirmed league teams as well as publicly streamed league management meetings. Some other league key dates include;
April 12, 2020 - draft lottery
The 2021 Draft will run with a new format that includes a 'Draft Lottery' that will order the Draft order for the first round*. The teams that will take place in the Draft Lottery include; (a) Teams who did not make Postseason in 2020 (b) Teams eliminated in Wild Card round of postseason, and. (c) new teams all have the chance to be rewarded the number one pick in the Draft. The official rules and odd's are TBD.
May 1, 2020 - Official advised rulebook will be released
An advised 2021 League Rulebook will be released to the public on this day. During the offseason the league will work with players, teams, and league staff to implement any rule changes or additions.
may 3, 2020 - training camp begins
May 3 is the official date of the 2021 Season Training Camp. Teams may begin team practices as well as schedule exhibition games against league and non-league opponents. Teams may invite as many prospective players to their training camp and sign them following Training camp; if they have roster space.
May 16, 2020
Sunday May 16 will be the tentative Opening Day of 2021. Due to the COVID-19 crisis the league began three weeks later than scheduled during the 2020 season.
To find a complete and more detailed list of the 2021 Tentative Schedule of Events please click here