Key Dates for the 2023 WNBA Season

2023 WNBA Season

January 11-20: All qualifying offers and core player designations delivered

January 21: 2023 Player Negotiating period begins

February 1: Player Contracts may be signed

March 31 – April 2: NCAA Women’s Final Four

April 10:  WNBA Draft

April 30: Training Camp Begins

May 5: Preseason Games Begin

May 15: Last Possible Date for Preseason Games

May 18: Final Roster Cut-down Date: 12 players, 5 p.m. ET

May 19:  Regular Season Begins

July 13-17: WNBA All-Star Break

July 15: All-Star Game

July 14: Mid-Season Cut-Down Date

July 15: Mid-Season

August 7: Trade Deadline, 8 p.m. ET

August 15: Commissioner’s Cup Championship

August 28: Player Playoff eligibility from Waivers, 5 p.m. ET

September 10: Regular Season Ends

September 13: Playoffs begin

October 20: Last Possible Finals Date

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