List of WPS drafts

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The following is a list of drafts held by Women's Professional Soccer, with a brief description of each.

Inaugural[edit]

  • 2008 WPS Player Allocation - All twenty-one players in the USWNT player pool told the league which of the seven initial teams they would like to play for, with the teams likewise telling the league which players they wanted. WPS announced which players would go to which teams on September 16th.
  • 2008 WPS International Draft - With pick order based on the strength of the USWNT allocation, teams chose which foreign players they wanted negotiating rights for on September 24th. Four rounds.
  • 2008 WPS General Draft - On October 6th, the teams had four rounds of drafting other top-level domestic players.
  • 2009 WPS Draft - Held at the NSCAA convention in St. Louis on January 16th, seventy of the top players not previously selected - most of them from college, but some with previous USWNT or WUSA experience - were picked by the WPS coaches based on the players' performance at one of the two WPS combines held in December.

Offseason '09-'10[edit]

Offseason '10-'11[edit]

Offseason '11-'12[edit]

  • 2012 WPS Draft - Held January 13th at the annual NSCAA convention, this year in Kansas City, Missouri. All five teams drafted players to fill out their rosters in twenty-three picks over four rounds.

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