Below are the key dates for the 2023 WNBA season.

*All dates and times are subject to change

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: Pre-season Games Begin

May 15: Last Possible Date for Pre-Season Games

May 18: Final Roster Cut-down Date: 12 players, 5:00 pm EST

May 19:  Regular Season Begins

July 13-17: WNBA All-Star Break

July 15: AT&T WNBA All-Star Game

July 14: Mid-Season Cut Down Date

July 15: Mid-Season

August 7: Trade Deadline, 8:00 pm EST

August 15: WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Championship presented by Coinbase

August 28: Player Playoff eligibility from Waivers, 5:00 pm EST

September 10: Regular Season Ends

September 13: WNBA Playoffs presented by Google Begin

October 20: Last Possible Finals Date