MLS Offseason Schedule 2016-2017

There isn't much offseason in MLS. In fact, the trade window will open less than 12 hours after someone is crowned MLS Cup Champion. Here is a look at all the key dates coming up this offseason. 

Sunday, December 11

Half-Day Trade Window (9 AM ET - 12 PM ET) - No trades involving players will be allowed after 12 PM ET until conclusion of Expansion Draft

Monday, December 12

Expansion Draft protected player list and eligible free agent lists released

Tuesday, December 13

Expansion Draft for Atlanta United and Minnesota United  (2 PM ET)

Free agents may begin negotiating with all MLS clubs (5 PM ET)

Wednesday, December 14

List of players eligible for selection in Waiver Draft released

Thursday, December 15

Waiver Draft (2 PM ET)

Clubs may no longer sign or trade their own Re-Entry Draft eligible players (5 PM ET)

List of players available in Stage 1 of Re-Entry Draft released

Friday, December 16

Re-Entry Draft - Stage 1 (3 PM ET)

Wednesday, December 21

Clubs may no longer sign or trade their own Re-Entry Draft eligible players (11 AM ET)

List of players available in Stage 2 of Re-Entry Draft released

Thursday, December 22

Re-Entry Draft - Stage 2 (3 PM ET)

January 7-12, 2017

2017 adidas MLS Player Combine

Friday, January 13, 2017

2017 MLS SuperDraft

Monday, January 23, 2017

2017 MLS Preseason begins