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Preseason 2017 - The March Toward Kick Off

Published: 1/03/2017 5:02:00 PM
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While we began the steady and now fastening pace to the starting line, below are important dates for all Clubs and their members to ensure the flag is ready to come down on the weekend of 31st March, 1st and 2nd April. Some dates of course have already been completed, but there is always more to come!

Pre-season dates – what has occurred and what is still to occur

22 Jan, 2017 – Senior Referee Course

31 Jan, 2017 – Junior and Senior Council Meetings

8 Feb, 2017 – MiniRoos Council Meeting

11 and 12 Feb, 2017 – Referee Course

13, 20, 27 Feb 6 Mar, 2017 – Senior Licence Coaching Course

18 and 19 Feb, 2017 – Referee Course

20 Feb, 2017 - Clubs to submit indicative teams and possible gradings on the prescribed ESFA form

22 Feb, 2017 - ESFA issues summary of indicative teams as submitted by Clubs with some comments

22 Feb, 2017 - ESFA Extraordinary General Meeting

27 Feb, 2017 – Grassroots Coaching Expo

1 Mar, 2017 - Clubs to submit final team nominations, field availability and grading requests with reasons and special time requests

7 Mar, 2017 – Junior Council Grading Meetings

8 Mar, 2017 – Senior Council Grading Meetings

10 Mar, 2017 - Final date for Clubs to lodge objections to junior and senior gradings

10 Mar, 2017 – MiniRoos final team nominations due (extension)

13 Mar, 2017 - FMC Meetings to rule on objections

14 Mar, 2017 - Final Gradings Issued 

18 Mar, 2017 – ESFA Referees Branch Preseason Seminar

18/19 Mar, 2017 – ESFA Cup/Trophy

23 Mar, 2017 - Final registrations due for players, coaches and managers 

24 Mar, 2017 – MiniRoos Week 1 draw released

25/26 Mar, 2017 – ESFA Cup/Trophy

27/29 Mar, 3/5 Apr, 2017 – Skill Training Certificate Coaching Course

24 Mar, 2017 - Round 1 published

30 Mar, 2017 - Round 1 player and RTO cards ready to collect

4 April, 2017 – Community Goalkeeping Course

7 April, 2017 – MiniRoos Weeks 2-6 draw released


For information regarding our pre-season coaching courses Click Here

Please note the Referee Courses have been completed. If you wish to become a referee, please complete an EOI Form and we will contact you directly if another course is run. If demand is high, we will look to hold another course.

Season Dates

31 Mar (O35 Friday Comp) 1/2 Apr, 2017 - Season 2017 begins for all ESFA teams and players

8/9 April – First weekend School Holidays – No MiniRoos and Juniors

15/16 Apr, 2017 – Easter Weekend – No MiniRoos, Juniors or Seniors (ESFA Cup games excluded)

22/23 Apr, 2017 - Juniors Competition and MiniRoos begins again

1/8/15/22 May, 2017 – Game Training Certificate Coaching Course 

11/12/13 Jun, 2017 - Junior wet weather weekend

8/9 Jul, 2017 - No Junior and MiniRoos football - middle weekend school holidays

27/28 Aug, 2017 - Junior Grand Finals

3/4 Sep, 2017 - Senior Grand Finals

10/11 Sep, 2017 - Senior Grand Finals

How many more sleeps? Well, the calendar is being marked off each day and all depends on what age group you play.  We hope you are all getting geared up, fit and ready for season start.

We thank our Clubs and players, for their consistent cooperation and incredible hard work thus far.

 
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