Colorado Rapids

Key offseason and preseason dates to know


Now that MLS is officially into the offseason, here are some key dates all Rapids fans should know before the Burgundy Boys return to the pitch in 2023.

November 7 - Trade Window Opens

The Rapids can begin making offseason movements and facilitate transactions with other clubs in the league.

November 9 - Trade Window Closes

The Rapids' front staff can no longer make any official transactions until after the Expansion Draft.

November 11 - Expansion Draft

MLS newcomers, St. Louis City, will take their five picks from the league's list of eligible players as the expansion side of 2023. The draft will be available to watch on or MLS app.

November 21 - USA v Wales

The Rapids have partnered with The DNVR Bar to serve as the Colorado soccer community's World Cup Hub in November. Find a complete schedule of key matches to watch, details on giveaways and prizes, and how to cheer on your country's team with DNVR here!

November 25 - USA v England

November 29 - USA v Iran

December 21 - MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas

The three-round SuperDraft will see two first-round picks for the Rapids, including one acquired through Colorado's mid-season trade with Toronto FC. Stay tuned on all SuperDraft news at

January 6 - Preseason Begins

Your Burgundy Boys can officially report back to work and prepare for the 2023 season.

February 25 - MLS Regular Season Begins

The day we've all been waiting for –– MLS is back.