|Monday 28th June, 7.30pm||
Attend the league’s AGM
|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
|By 31st July||
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.
|No later than 7 days before 1st fixture||
Register players onto the Whole Game System.
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.
|Second Monday in December||Clubs are required to attend our quarterly Clubs Meeting to discuss matters arising during the first part of the season. This takes place at Dagenham & Redbridge FC.|
|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.