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Core Program Components Summary

  1. Maximum Salary Expenditure Cap (SEC) of $4.3M established for 2011.
  2. Effective Enforcement Measures including:
    • Full disclosure of player compensation.
    • Certification process.
    • Hired compliance officers with full access to team records.
  3. Salary Transparency with central repository of player salary information.
  4. Significant non-discretionary Penalties for Exceeding SEC based on a progressive monetary and non-monetary (forfeited draft picks) penalties.
    • Monetary Penalties:
      • $1 for each dollar a Club exceeds SEC up to $100,000
      • $2 for each dollar a Club exceeds SEC between $100,000 and $300,000
      • $3 for each dollar a Club exceeds SEC over $300,000
    • Non-Monetary Penalties:
      • Forfeiture of next available first round draft pick for Clubs that exceed SEC over $100,000
      • Forfeiture of next available first and second round draft picks for Clubs that exceed SEC over $300,000
  5. Limit on Players Under Contract to 75 players in off-season, 68 players by training camp (current year draft choices exempt).
  6. Active Roster Limit (ARL) of 42 players and a 4 man Reserve Roster.
  7. Filing of Rosters timing changed from 48 hours notice to 1 hour prior to kickoff.
  8. Practice Roster: Each club may have a practice roster consisting of a maximum of seven 7 players in accordance with the following terms and conditions:
    • At least 1 place on the practice roster shall be filled by a non-import player (other than a non-import player who was a candidate in the current year CFL Canadian Draft, who is not the property of another CFL club);
    • If 7 places are used by a member club on it’s practice roster, at least 1 place on the practice roster shall also be filled by a non-import player who was a candidate in the current year CFL Canadian Draft, who is not the property of another CFL club.;
    • During 30 days during the season which coincide with the National Football League cut-down of roster period, each CFL club may increase it’s practice roster up to a maximum of twelve 12 players.
RankNameSchoolPos.
1 Laurent Duvernay-Tardif McGill OL
2 David Foucault Montreal OL
3 Pierre Lavertu Laval OL
4 Quinn Smith Concordia DL
5 Devon Bailey St. Francis Xavier WR
6 Evan Gill Manitoba DL
7 Dylan Ainsworth Western DL
8 Anthony Coombs Manitoba RB
9 Matthias Goosen Simon Fraser OL
10 Andrew Lue Queen's DB
 
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