|By 1st July
Affiliation process for new clubs will involve agreeing the name of the club, providing a club code of conduct/rules (templates available) and evidence of a bank account in the club’s name
Affiliation can take place after 1st July but this could incur a late affiliation fee and possible block entry into county cup competitions. In any case, clubs must have completed affiliation before participating in friendly or competitive fixtures.
Arrange personal injury insurance (mandatory requirement)
Get in touch with Essex FA with any queries about this
|By 15th July
Club Information Form
Home Pitch & Dates Available
Once you have confirmation of the venue being made available to you, you will need to submit your pitch availability information to the Fixtures Secretary. This will be done via an electronic system via the link below:
|By 15th August
Annual league fees
Metro Bank A/C #: 23354904 Sort Code: 23-05-80
Please ensure you include your club’s name as a payment reference. Clubs will not be permitted to commence fixtures until the fees are settled.
|Mon 21st August, 7.30pm
Attend Pre-Season Clubs Meeting
All clubs are required to attend the pre-season meeting at Dagenham & Redbridge FC, commencing at 7.30pm, where crucial information and documentation will be issued.
Please ensure that somebody from your club is able to attend.
|No later than 7 days before 1st fixture
Register players onto the Club Portal.
All teams must have at least 11 players registered with the league at least 7 days prior to your first fixture. You can of course register as many players as you want/need after this also. The window closes again on 31st March.
During the season
|First Saturday in September
First set of League fixtures get underway for sides available to start!
Fixtures for the Senior Division commence on the 3rd Saturday in August.
|By 1st March
Last date to make requests for weeks off during the season. No further requests will be accepted following this date.
|By 31st March
Any trophies from the previous season should be returned to a League official in a clean and re-presentable condition.
Any rule change proposals for the forthcoming season must be lodged with the League.
|Monday 24th June, 7.30pm
Attend the league’s AGM
The league’s AGM takes will take place at Dagenham & Redbridge FC in June and you will receive a formal invitation along with the relevant paperwork no less than 14 days prior to the AGM. All clubs must be represented as the divisions will be agreed and rule changes voted upon, crucial issues that will require your input.