Hire an agent. Agents usually have training in law or in dealing with professional sports leagues, and will be able to market you as a player to potential CFL teams. They will also have connections whom they can contact to give you the best chance of success during a tryout.
Find a listing of tryouts in area. CFL teams generally hold tryouts in many different areas in order to cast a wide net and find potentially talented players, as listed on the Indoor Football Scouting Bureau Web site. Find the location closest to you and attend the tryout.
Use past connections from your football career to help you get a tryout with a team. This may include past coaches, former teammates, scouts, administrators or anyone else you may have potentially contacted during your days as an amateur or professional football player.
Contact individual CFL teams. Many teams may be open to holding an individual tryout for a potentially talented player, and contacting a team's director of scouting may help you get a look from that individual team.
Ensure you have a quality track record. If you are a talented collegiate player, CFL teams may have already heard of you. By working hard at whatever level of football you are playing, you may not have to contact a CFL team for a tryout. Instead, they might contact you.