Original selection order: (1) Tampa Bay, (2) Colorado, (3) New England, (4) D.C. United, (5) Kansas City, (6) Dallas, (7) MetroStars, (8) Columbus, (9) Chicago, (10) Miami, (11) Los Angeles, (12) San Jose
$ = The 1st, 2nd, and 10th overall selections were obtained during the Allocation and Dispersal Drafts held on January 11, 2002.
# = The 23rd, 27th and 28th overall selections are inserted picks formerly held by Miami and Tampa Bay in the 2003 SuperDraft.
* = Dallas receives the 17th pick from San Jose as part of the Ariel Graziani-Ronald Cerritos deal on February 8.
@ = Chicago receives the 5th pick in exchange for Diego Gutierrez and the 65th overall pick on February 8.
& = San Jose trades the 9th and 12th picks for Dallas' #6 pick (Luchi Gonzalez)
! = DC trades Brian Kamler and Future Considerations to MET for Ritchie Williams
^ = CHI receives the 17th pick from DAL for future considerations
+ = NE trades the 30th pick to MET for the Metros' 2003 third-round pick
% = DAL trades the 33rd pick to SJ for the Quakes' 2003 third-round pick
** = NE trades the 51st pick to Columbus for the Crew's sixth round pick in 2003
MLS SuperDraft Rules and Regulations
Draft Rounds The SuperDraft shall include six rounds and 70 overall selections. Once a team has passed, it may no longer participate in the Draft (e.g. may no longer select players, use a timeout, etc.).
Selection Clock Teams are permitted five (5) minutes to make a selection in the First and Second Rounds
Teams are permitted three (3) minutes to make a selection in the Third and Fourth Rounds
Teams are permitted two (2) minutes to make a selection in the Fifth and Sixth Rounds
Intermissions There should be a five (5) minute break between Rounds 1 & 2
There should be a two (2) minute break between Rounds 2 - 6
Timeouts Each team is permitted only one (1) timeout
Timeouts are five (5) minutes in duration
Selections must be made immediately following the timeout (no additional time given)
Three (3) timeouts cannot be utilized consecutively
More than two (2) timeouts cannot be utilized consecutively.
Failure to Make Selection in Designated Time Teams that fail to make their selection in time must wait until the next selection is made, regardless if their choice is presented prior to the next team's decision
The team that was delinquent with its selection must immediately have its choice in hand following the selection of the team that followed. If not, the original team must again wait for the next selection to be made
Trades Prior to being announced, trades need to be verified and approved by the Commissioner or his designee