2020 NWSL Draft to take place in Baltimore, MD on January 16
2020 draft registration is now open
The stage at the 2019 NWSL Draft (Photo credit: Daniel Bartel/isiphotos.com)
The stage at the 2019 NWSL Draft (Photo credit: Daniel Bartel/isiphotos.com)

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the 2020 College Draft will be held on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 11 a.m. ET at the United Soccer Coaches Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center. Player registration for the 2020 NWSL College Draft is now open.

In order to be eligible for the 2020 NWSL College Draft, a player must:

  • Be a player who will forego any remaining college eligibility or must have exhausted their eligibility during the 2019-2020 academic year, and
  • Be at least 18-years-old during the College Protected Period (which ends with the End of Season Process for the 2020 season), and
  • Register for the draft with the NWSL by the deadline at 4 pm ET on Wednesday, Jan. 15

The League will review each College Draft registration form. No player may be selected who has not registered for the College Draft; unregistered and ineligible players will not be included on the list of interested players provided to the teams on the day of the College Draft.Interested players can access the online registration page via the following link: https://www.nwslsoccer.com/collegedraft.

The draft will be held in the Ballroom – Level 400 at the Baltimore Convention Center and will be open to the public and media. In addition, NWSL will once again live stream the draft with more details to be announced.

You can find the latest order for the 2020 College Draft below, and all past results from the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 drafts can be found on NWSLsoccer.com.

The United Soccer Coaches Convention will take place from Jan. 15-19 in Baltimore — bringing thousands of coaches, administrators and other soccer enthusiasts together in one place. For a complete schedule of events and more information about the convention, please visit the official website at unitedsoccercoahesconvention.org.

2020 NWSL College Draft Order

Round 1

No. 1 Portland Thorns FC
No. 2 Sky Blue FC
No. 3 Sky Blue FC
No. 4 Chicago Red Stars
No. 5 Chicago Red Stars
No. 6 North Carolina Courage
No. 7 Orlando Pride
No. 8 Chicago Red Stars
No. 9 Reign FC

Round 2

No. 10 Orlando Pride
No. 11 Sky Blue FC
No. 12 Utah Royals FC
No. 13 Sky Blue FC
No. 14 Orlando Pride
No. 15 Portland Thorns FC
No. 16 Portland Thorns FC
No. 17 Sky Blue FC
No. 18 Houston Dash

Round 3

No. 19 Orlando Pride
No. 20 Sky Blue FC
No. 21 Orlando Pride
No. 22 Utah Royals FC
No. 23 Washington Spirit
No. 24 Chicago Red Stars
No. 25 Portland Thorns FC
No. 26 Chicago Red Stars
No. 27 North Carolina Courage

Round 4

No. 28 North Carolina Courage
No. 29 Sky Blue FC
No. 30 Orlando Pride
No. 31 Utah Royals FC
No. 32 Washington Spirit
No. 33 Reign FC
No. 34 Portland Thorns FC
No. 35 Chicago Red Stars
No. 36 North Carolina Courage


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