Recruiting Period Breakdown

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Here are the 2010 recruiting period dates. These specific dates apply to this year only, but the dates for subsequent years will be close; they change slightly if any of the days fall on a weekend. Highlight your calendar with different colors to represent each period.

Football
Contact Periods: Jan. 4-9, 17, 30
Quiet Periods: Jan. 2-3, 10, 15-16, 31; Feb. 5-April 14; April 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23-24, 30; June 1-July 31
Dead Periods: Jan. 11-14; Feb. 1-4
Evaluation Period: April 15-17, 16-24; April 26-May 1; May 3-8,10-15, 17-22, 25-29, 31

Men's Basketball
Contact Periods: March 16-22; April 8 at noon-30
Quiet Periods: April 22-May 19; May 29-July 5
Dead Periods: April 1-8 at noon, 12-15; May 20-28; July 16-21
Evaluation Periods: Jan. 1-March 15; March 23-31; July 6-15, 22-31

Women's Basketball
Contact Period: March 1-April 1
Quiet Periods: April 9-11; April 21-July 5
Dead Periods: April 2–8, 12-15; July 16-21
Evaluation Period: Jan. 1-Feb. 28; April 16-20; July 6-15, 22-31

Volleyball
Contact Periods: Jan. 16-April 11; April 16-30; May 29-July 31
Quiet Periods: Jan. 1-15; May 1-28
Dead Period: April 12-15

Baseball
Contact Periods: March 1-April 11; April 16-July 31
Quiet Periods: Jan. 1-6; Jan. 11-Feb. 28
Dead Periods: Jan. 7-10; April 12-15

Softball
Contact Periods:
Jan 2-April 11; April 16- May 31; June 10-July 31
Quiet Period: Jan 1
Dead Periods: April 12-15; June 1-10

Cross Country/ Track and Field
Contact Periods:
Jan 3r-31; Feb 5-March 11; March 14-June 8; June 13-July 31
Quiet Periods: Jan 1-2
Dead Periods: Feb-4; March 12-13; June 9-12

Lacrosse
Contact Periods:
Jan 4-18; March 1-April 11; April 16-May 27; June 1 at noon-July 31
Quiet Periods: Jan 19-Feb 28
Dead Periods: Jan 1-3; April 12-15; May 28-June 1 at noon

The rest of the NCAA sports have no particular contact dates but do have certain quiet and dead periods. Visit ncaa.org and search for NCAA Division I Bylaw 30.10 for other key period dates for your respective sport.


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