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Major League Soccer releases 2015-16 offseason dates

Mark your calendars, folks.

Major League Soccer released their list of important dates for the upcoming 2015-16 offseason yesterday.

As usual, the month of December will be full of deadlines - releasing the list of players eligible for the Re-Entry Draft as well as (for the first time) a list of Free Agents. There will also be the Waiver Draft and both stages of the Re-Entry Draft before the end of the year.

2016 will also follow the normal protocol, with the Player Combine and the SuperDraft being held before the preseason officially starts on January 22. This year's SuperDraft will be held in Baltimore.

Date Event
Monday, December 7 List of all players eligible for Free Agency and Re-Entry Draft made public
Tuesday, December 8 Starting at 1 p.m. ET, Free Agents may engage in negotiations with MLS clubs outside of their previous club
List of eligible players for the Waiver Draft made public
Wednesday, December 9 Waiver Draft at 4:30 p.m. ET
Thursday, December 10 Starting at 5 p.m. ET, clubs may no longer sign or trade their own Re-Entry eligible players
Friday, December 11 Stage One of the Re-Entry Draft at 3 p.m. ET
Wednesday, December 16 Starting at 11 a.m. ET, clubs may no longer sign or trade their own Re-Entry eligible players
Thursday, December 17 Stage Two of the Re-Entry Draft at 3 p.m. ET
January 7-12, 2016 2016 adidas MLS Player Combine
Thursday, January 14 2016 MLS SuperDraft
Friday, January 22 2016 MLS preseason begins