ACT Gridiron's revamped summer competition will begin on November 13, with clubs set to return to preseason training on October 27.
The competition has expanded to three teams this season, with the Gungahlin Wolves set to join the Woden Gladiators and Centurions. Its return comes one week after Cricket ACT releases the shackles of lockdown and returns on the first weekend of November.
Next month's scheduled return is a much-needed shot in the arm for ACT Gridiron which has endured a tough couple of years.
Only two clubs propped up the competition over the past two seasons, with a best of five series used to determine the champions. That was off a peak of five teams in 2017, but the league has struggled with player recruitment and retention.
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Woden's social media manager, Michael Livingston, said there had been an increase in interest heading into the new season.
"We've had people messaging us asking if they can come down and try out," Livingston said.
"Given the fact we're coming out of lockdown now and all the other sports are essentially finished, I think it is a great time for gridiron to step up to the plate a little bit.
"We're really encouraging people to come out and have a go.
"With lockdown coming to an end people want to have things to do."