TORONTO Konno Athlete Draft

The 2019 Toronto KONNO Athlete Draft went down May 16th at the Hideout in Toronto, and kicked off the new season with a jersey unveil, guest speaker (Vince Luciani from the Legacy Coaching), team announcements and live band!

Thank you to our event sponsors: Popeye’s Aurora and Boston Pizza Yonge and Gerrard, as well as our title sponsor KONNO!

The Konno Athlete Draft is comprised of two events:

  1. Closed Draft - where owners select their players May 14, 2019

  2. Konno Athlete Draft - live public announcement May 16, 2019

    JOIN US at the 2019 Toronto Athlete Draft and official Kick-off party!

    Grab your ticket today for only $10 and watch the new teams unfold live from The Hideout (College and Bathurst).

Guest Speaker: Vince Luciani -  The Legacy Coaching

Guest Speaker: Vince Luciani - The Legacy Coaching

Vince speaking to athletes at the 2017 Draft

Vince speaking to athletes at the 2017 Draft

Athletes wishing to participate in the Premier League must apply to be drafted to a team. All athletes who have applied will be notified immediately following the closed athlete draft selection whether or not they have been drafted to a team. All drafted athletes are required to be at the live Draft Announcement on May 18th. 

Athletes who apply for the draft must participate in the Athlete Showcase - an opportunity for athletes to showcase their skills in front of coaches and owners of Premier League teams May 11, 2019.

There is a $25 registration fee for the 2019 Premier League. Once you complete your draft application (below) you will be prompted to make this payment either by e-transfer or by credit card. If you are drafted, a deposit of $250 may be required to play in the League, payable to your Club and due along with your athlete contract. Athletes participating in the League who pay a deposit will be refunded within two weeks of the last day of official competition pending fulfillment of their Athlete Contract. You will be given your Athlete Contract and your Athlete Handbook once you have been drafted to a team. More information in application below - coming soon. 

Last day to register for the draft : May 1, 2019

Returning Athletes

Teams are able to protect up to three athletes from their previous team prior to the draft. Athletes will be contacted by the clubs directly about their plans to participate in the 2019 season. Protected athletes will be announced on May 6, 2019.

Last day to register for the draft : May 1, 2019

Closed Draft selections - May 14

About: The closed draft is the in-camera session between the League and club representatives where athletes are selected to Premier League teams. 

Location: Disclosed to team representatives only

Format: Team names are drawn through a ballot / lottery process. Once the teams are selected, all athletes who applied to the draft will be notified in writing whether or whether not they have been selected to a team before May 15th at 2am.

All athletes selected to a team are required to be at the Athlete Draft announcement on May 16, 2019.


Konno Athlete Draft

LIVE DRAFT announcement - May 16

About: This is the event where we announce the rosters for the 2019 Premier League season! Athletes, coaches and owners come together to witness the live Draft.

Closed Event: Currently only athletes, VIP's, Coaches and Owners are able to attend this event, by invite only. We are working to find a venue that can support fans, stay tuned! 

WATCH ONLINE! Link to live stream coming soon!

2018 Athlete Draft