The AFL has confirmed the key dates for the 2023 AFL Trade and Draft Period.
The 2023 Continental Tyres AFL Trade Period will commence on Monday, October 9 at 9am and conclude on Wednesday, October 18 at at 7:30pm.
The 2023 AFL National Draft will be a two-night event, with Round One selections to be announced on Monday, November 20, and remaining rounds of the National Draft to be held on Tuesday, November 21.
Following the National Draft is the AFL Pre-Season and Rookie Drafts, which will commence and close on Wednesday, November 22.
|Friday, Oct 6||AFL Restricted Free Agency Offer and Unrestricted Free Agency Period Commences|
|Friday, Oct 6 - Sunday, Oct 8||National Draft Combine|
|Sunday, Oct 8||Victorian State Draft Combine|
|Monday, Oct 9||Continental Tyres AFL Trade Period Commences - Players & Draft Selections|
|Tuesday, Oct 10||AFL Draft Nominations open|
|Friday, Oct 13||AFL Restricted Free Agency Offer and Unrestricted Free Agency Period Closes|
|Saturday, Oct 14||SA/NT State Combine|
|Sunday, Oct 15||WA State Combine|
|Monday, Oct 16||AFL Restricted Free Agency - Matching Offer 3-Day Period Ends|
|Wednesday, Oct 18||Continental Tyres AFL Trade Period Closes - Players & Draft Selections|
|Monday, Oct 23||Continental Tyres AFL Trade Period Opens - Draft Selections Only|
|Wednesday, Nov 1||AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Commences|
|Wednesday, Nov 8||AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Closes|
|Friday Nov 10||AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Period (2) Commences (9am)
AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Period (2) Closes (5pm)
Continental Tyres AFL Trade Period Closes – Draft Selections Only (5pm)
|Monday, Nov 13||AFL Draft Nominations Close|
|Monday, Nov 20||AFL National Draft - Round 1|
|Tuesday, Nov 21||Continental Tyres AFL Trade Period – Selections Only (5.45pm - 6.30pm)
AFL National Draft - Round 2 until completion (7pm)
Rookie Promotion to Primary List (post completion of National Draft)
AFL Delisted Player Free Agency Period (3) (post completion of National Draft)
|Wednesday, Nov 22||AFL Pre-Season Draft
AFL Rookie Draft