Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Spring League?
The Spring League is an elite professional football development  league. The Spring League takes place each year during the months of March and April. In 2020, the League announced a six-team fall season in advance of league expansion for the spring 2021 season.
Where does The Spring League play?
The Spring League's inaugural season (2017)  took place at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The 2018 & 2019 seasons were held in Austin, Texas. An abbreviated slate of games took place in Las Vegas in March of 2020.

How can I try out for/play in The Spring League?
The Spring League conducts Showcases during the year to evaluate players for its upcoming season.

How much is the registration fee?
The registration fee for The Spring League's March 2020 season in Las Vegas will be $2,100. 
Is there a deadline to submit my application?
The Spring League will continue to accept applications until all positions are filled. 
Who is eligible to participate in The Spring League?
Any player who was draft eligible during a previous year's NFL draft, is eligible to participate in The Spring League. 
Will I receive compensation if I’m accepted into The Spring League?
Players in The Spring League receive housing and meals. No additional compensation is provided. 
How many teams are in The Spring League?
How many games are in The Spring League’s season?
The Spring League's 2020 fall season will consist of 12 games played over the corse of four weeks. A championship game will be played at the conclusion of the regular season. 
Is The Spring League affiliated with the NFL?
No. However, The Spring League provides film, statistics, and other player data to the National Football League and all of its member clubs. The Spring League hopes to establish an “official” relationship with the NFL in the near future. ​
Are the games televised?
The Spring League has recently entered into a television rights agreement that will see several regular season games televised each year..
How can I follow The Spring League?
The official website of The Spring League is

You can also follow The Spring League on Facebook, Twitter (@TheSpringLeague], Instagram (@TheSpringLeague} and YouTube.
Who are the coaches for The Spring League?
The Spring League has hired some of the best teachers and instructors in all of football. In fact, all of our head coaches, along with their respective staffs, have NFL coaching experience.
Are any of the rules in The Spring League different from the rules in the NFL?
The Spring League is committed to making the game of football safer for players at all levels. The League will utilize new technologies and experiment with existing game rules to demonstrate their effectiveness. ​

Can I buy tickets to The Spring League games?
Tickets for The Spring League go on sale each February. Follow us via Twitter and Facebook for up to date ticket pricing
How do I apply for The Spring League?
All interested players may apply by clicking on the orange button located on our home page and completing the application form. Those selected will receive an email with further instructions. Priority consideration will be given to players with NFL experience (i.e. a player who has participated in an NFL mini camp, training camp, or been on an NFL practice squad/active roster] and under the age of 26.