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Key Dates: 2017 WNBA Season

The 2017 season is complete. Key dates for the 2018 season will be made available at a later date.

March 31-April 2: NCAA Women’s Final Four
April 13:
WNBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm
April 23: 
Training camps open
April 29-May 8: Preseason games

May 12: Final roster cut-down deadline — 12 player, 5:00 PM ET
May 13: 
WNBA Tip-Off 2017 presented by Verizon

June: WNBA Pride Month

July 22: Verizon WNBA All-Star 2017 – Seattle, 3:30 PM ET, ABC
July 31:
Trade deadline, 8:00 PM ET

August: WNBA FIT Month
August 13-27: 
WNBA Breast Health Awareness

September 3: End of regular season
September 6: WNBA Playoffs 2017 presented by Verizon tip off with single-elimination first round
September 10: Second round tips off (single elimination)
September 12: Semifinals tip off (best-of-5)
September 24: WNBA Finals tip off (best-of-5)