Associated Press/espn.com has the schedule for CONCACAF qualifying: For details see: http://soccernet.espn.go.com/headlinenews?id=279066&cc=5901 "In the proposal submitted to the international ruling body, the first round would have 10 groups of three teams and two groups of two, with the 12 winners advancing. The pairings will be determined during the World Cup draw on Dec. 5... Under the schedule announced Tuesday, there would be six dates for first-round games: Jan. 17-18, Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 31, June 12-13 and June 19-20. Semifinal games would be played Aug. 18, Sept. 4-5, Sept. 8, Oct. 9-10, Oct. 13 and Nov. 17. The final round would be played in 2005, with games on Feb. 9, March 26-27, March 30, June 4-5, June 8, Aug. 17, Sept. 3-4, Sept. 7, Oct. 8-9 and Oct. 12. The fourth-place team in the final round would meet a nation from another region in a playoff Nov. 12 and 16."