Key Dates – 2016

Dates Event
FEBRUARY 9 @ 12:00 O’CLOCK NOON EST (TORONTO TIME) FREE AGENCY FOR PLAYERS WHO HAVE PLAYED OUT THEIR OPTION.
APRIL 3 – 5 CFL CONGRESS
TBD COACH OF THE YEAR LUNCHEON,
MARCH 9 – 11 RULES COMMITTEE MEETING – TORONTO, ON
MARCH 11 – 13 CFL COMBINE – DRAFT ELIGIBLE CANADIANS, TORONTO, ON
MARCH 31 – APRIL 3 CFLPA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
MAY 1 PLAYER IN OPTION YEAR MUST BE OFFERED A CONTRACT IN WRITING
May 10 CFL CANADIAN DRAFT
MAY OFFICIALS TRAINING CAMP
MAY 25 TRAINING CAMP – ROOKIES REPORT FOR MEDICALS & PRACTICE
MAY 28 TRAINING CAMP – VETERANS REPORT FOR MEDICALS
MAY 29 TRAINING CAMP – PRACTICES COMMENCE FOR EVERYONE
JUNE 18 TRAINING CAMP – FINAL CUT TO 44 ACTIVE, 2 RESERVE + INJURED
JUNE 23 REGULAR SEASON STARTS – HAM @ TOR
OCTOBER 12 @3:59 PM EST TRADE DEADLINE
AFTER PLAYER’S 9TH REG. SEASON GAME* GUARANTEE DATE – 6 YR. VETERAN
AFTER PLAYER’S 10TH REG. SEASON GAME* GUARANTEE DATE – 5 YR. VETERAN
AFTER PLAYER’S 11TH REG. SEASON GAME* GUARANTEE DATE – 4 YR. VETERAN
AFTER PLAYER’S 14TH REG. SEASON GAME* GUARANTEE DATE – MEDICAL BENEFITS PROVIDED FOR VETERAN OF ONE PLUS YEARS PROVIDED
NOV 5 REGULAR SEASON ENDS
NOV 13 PLAY-OFFS – SEMI-FINALS
NOV 30 PLAY-OFFS – FINALS
TBD OFFICIAL CFLPA PLAYERS’ PARTY, TORONTO, ON
NOVEMBER 24 – 25 CFLPA EXECUTIVE MEETINGS – GREY CUP, TORONTO, ON
NOVEMBER 27 GREY CUP – TORONTO, ON
DECEMBER 31 AGENT RENEWAL LETTERS SENT