Each team may have a maximum of 42 players, including 3 players who shall be identified as quarterbacks and 39 other players, of whom not more than 19 may be imports.
Teams must have a minimum of 41 players, including two players who shall be identified as quarterbacks and 39 other players, of whom not more than 19 may be imports.
Each team must establish a reserve roster of 4 players. These 4 players may be imports or non-imports.
Each team may dress a 42-man active roster consisting of:
Â Â Â 3 QBs (no designation)
Â Â Â 19 imports
Â Â Â 20 non-imports
The 19 imports break down as follows:
Â Â Â 16 imports
Â Â Â 3 Designated Imports
The three designated imports are players who can play on special teams OR replace an import starter (they cannot start).
Of the 24 starters on a team, a minimum of seven starters must be non-imports. When applied to a starting roster of a team it breaks down as follows (when using the minimum number of non-import players):
Â Â Â 1 QB
Â Â Â 16 starting imports
Â Â Â 7 starting non-imports
A player who was physically resident in Canada for an aggregate of 7 years prior to turning 15 or if he’s a Canadian Citizen, was physically resident in Canada for an aggregate period of 5 years prior to turning 18.
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