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Key Dates: 2019 WNBA Season

Below are the key dates for the 2019 WNBA season. Stay tuned for additional updates.

September 11: Playoffs Begin (First Round – Single Elimination)
September 15: Second Round Matchups – Single Elimination
September 17: Semifinals Begin
September 29: Finals Begin
October 10: Last Possible Finals Date



January 15: Free Agency Negotiations Begin
February 1: Free Agency Period Begins
April 5 & 7: NCAA Women’s Final Four
April 10: WNBA Draft presented by State Farm
April 19-28: Local Team Tryouts
May 5: Training Camp Begins
May 9: Preseason Games Begin
May 21: Last Possible Date for Preseason Games
May 23: Final Roster Cut-down Date (12 players)
May 24: WNBA 2019 regular season tips off
July 26: WNBA All-Star Friday Night (ESPN)
July 27: WNBA All-Star 2019, Las Vegas (ABC)
August 6: Trade Deadline, 8:00 pm ET
August 26: Player Playoff Eligibility from Waivers
September 8: Last day of regular season