The 2013-14 Serie B season will run from August 23 to May 31 with the promotion play-off final on June 14.
These dates were announced by Lega President Andrea Abodi following today’s meeting at the CONI headquarters in Rome.
The tournament kicks off on August 23 and has its final round on May 31, while the play-offs conclude on June 14.
There will also be four midweek rounds in September, December, March and May.
The winter break will run from December 31 to January 23, but there are games on December 21, 26 and 30.
The Serie B fixture list will be drawn up in July.