Elks set for draft day 2024

Media invited to draft night at Commonwealth Stadium on April 30

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks are set for a busy day, as both the CFL's Global Draft and the CFL Draft are set for Tuesday, April 30.

It all starts at 9:00 a.m. MDT with the Global Draft followed by the CFL Draft at 6 p.m. MDT. The Green and Gold hold the first overall pick in both the Global and CFL Draft and will have a total of 11 picks on Tuesday. ​ ​

Media are invited to Commonwealth Stadium for Tuesday night's CFL Draft. Media are welcome to arrive beginning at 5 p.m. MDT, with food and beverages provided at 5:30 p.m. MDT.

Details for the event can be found below. Media are asked to RSVP for the event via email to hernan.salas@goelks.com.


  • WHO:
    • Chris Jones - Elks General Manager and Head Coach
    • Geroy Simon - Elks Assistant General Manager
    • First overall pick
  • WHAT: 2024 CFL Draft night
    • TSN coverage provided
      • Media interviews will be provided after the first round (televised on TSN), and then at the conclusion of the Draft.
  • WHERE: Commonwealth Stadium
    • NOTE: Please meet at the Elks Team Store inside the Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre. Team staff will take you to the media room.
  • WHEN:
    • Arrive: Beginning at 5:00 p.m. MDT
    • Meal (to be provided): 5:30 p.m. MDT
    • Draft commences: 6 p.m. MDT

NOTE: CFL will host a top-3 selections call ​ on April 30 at 7 p.m. MDT. Click here to join the meeting.

  • Meeting ID: 268 990 529 76 ​
    Passcode: jEvm2r
Hernan Salas

Hernan Salas

Coordinator, Communications (Media Relations), Edmonton Elks Football Club

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About The Edmonton Elks Football Club

The Edmonton Elks are proud members of the Canadian Football League, playing their home games at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta. 

The club has a tradition of excellence with 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015) and 52 members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focused on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.


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