2019 CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE KEY DATES

2019 CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE KEY DATES

Free Agency opens February 12, followed by Regional Combines beginning in March and National Combine in Toronto

FEBRUARY 12 – FREE AGENCY OPENS

Teams will be able to sign free agents beginning at noon ET.

MARCH 11 – WESTERN REGIONAL COMBINE PRESENTED BY NEW ERA IN EDMONTON, AB

The Western Regional Combine will take place at Commonwealth Stadium Field House in Edmonton. The schedule and roster for combine testing will be announced closer to the date.

MARCH 13 – EASTERN REGIONAL COMBINE PRESENTED BY NEW ERA IN MONTREAL, QC

The Eastern Regional Combine will take place at Scitec Sports Dome in Baie-D’Urfé near Montreal. The schedule and roster for combine testing will be announced closer to the date.

MARCH 20 - 22 – RULES COMMITTEE & FOOTBALL OPERATIONS COMMITTEE MEETINGS

These meetings will be held in Toronto, Ontario.

MARCH 21 – ONTARIO REGIONAL COMBINE PRESENTED BY NEW ERA IN TORONTO, ON

The Ontario Regional Combine will take place at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport and the Varsity Centre at the University of Toronto in Toronto. The schedule for combine testing will be announced closer to the date.

MARCH 22 - 24 – NATIONAL CFL COMBINE PRESENTED BY NEW ERA IN TORONTO, ON

In preparation for the 2019 CFL Draft the league's general managers, coaches and scouts will be in Toronto, Ontario to evaluate more than fifty of the country's top football prospects.

The 2019 National CFL Combine presented by New Era will be held at Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport and the Varsity Centre at the University of Toronto. The schedule and roster for combine testing will be announced closer to the date.

APRIL 30 – CFL ROSTERS REDUCED TO 75

MAY 2 – CFL DRAFT

     First Round Draft Order:

1. Toronto Argonauts

Montreal Alouettes*

2. Hamilton Tiger-Cats

3. Edmonton Eskimos

4. Winnipeg Blue Bombers via BC

5. Winnipeg Blue Bombers

6. Saskatchewan Roughriders

7. Ottawa REDBLACKS

8. Calgary Stampeders

* Forfeited in the 2018 Supplemental Draft for Tyler Johnstone.

For the entire 2019 CFL Draft order, click here.

MAY 11 – U SPORTS EAST-WEST BOWL

U SPORTS East-West Bowl will take place in Ottawa, ON at Carleton University.

MAY 15 – ROOKIE CAMPS OPEN

MAY 19 – TRAINING CAMPS OPEN

MAY 26 – PRESEASON BEGINS

JUNE 8 – TEAMS MUST CUT DOWN FROM TRAINING CAMP ROSTER BY 10:00 P.M. ET

JUNE 13 – CFL REGULAR SEASON KICKOFF

2019 CFL Season opener has Saskatchewan Roughriders taking on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Tim Hortons Field at 7:30 p.m. ET

SEPTEMBER 1 – 30 DAY PRACTICE ROSTER EXPANSION MAY COMMENCE

OCTOBER 9 – TRADE DEADLINE 3:59 P.M. ET

NOVEMBER 10 – EASTERN AND WESTERN SEMI-FINAL

NOVEMBER 17 – EASTERN AND WESTERN FINAL

NOVEMBER 24 – 107TH GREY CUP PRESENTED BY SHAW IN CALGARY, AB

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Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
Clare Hutchinson Communications Coordinator, Canadian Football League
Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
Clare Hutchinson Communications Coordinator, Canadian Football League
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Training camps open on May 19 and the 2019 season begins on June 13 when the Saskatchewan Roughriders face off against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Fans can stay up to date on all the non-stop action at CFL.ca, follow the 2019 season from around the world, and join us at a game. The 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Sunday, November 24.

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