Mexico: Liga de Fútbol Americano Profesional pushes 2023 Draft to January 7

This past week, the Liga de Fútbol Americano Profesional decided to move their draft for the upcoming 2023 season from December 10 to January 7.

This was done to avoid a conflict with the Aztec Bowl, the championship game of the Organización Nacional Estudiantil de Fútbol Americano (ONEFA), the largest college football league in Mexico.

The Aztec Bowl is an NCAA-sanctioned Division II/III game played in Mexico between American college football All-Stars from DII and/or DIII facing off against a collection of all stars from the ONEFA.

On their social medias, the league said the following:

We have important news for you! 
In support and coordination with ONEFA, after the announcement that the Aztec Bowl will take place on December 10, we have made the decision to move our #DraftLFA to Saturday, January 7. 
Let’s go with all of Mexico!

Along with this information, the LFA has also laid out a framework for how the upcoming draft will be set up. Every round will have ten picks and the teams that will select first will be the three teams the moved over from Fútbol Americano de México – the Reds CDMX, the Jefes de Ciudad Juárez and the Caudillos de Chihuahua. They will have as many rounds as the teams want and will be able to trade with any other team whenever they want. All other information regarding the upcoming draft is to be announced.

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