Only one player may be selected from each team. Five of the league's 15 current teams will not have a player selected.
Teams will be allowed to protect 11 players from their 28-man rosters. Generation Adidas players are automatically protected, though players who are graduated from the program to the senior roster at the end of the 2009 season are not.
Teams with 4 or more international players must protect 3 of them. If a team has 3 or fewer international players, then it must protect all but one.
Any developmental players selected must be moved up to the senior roster for the 2010 season.