Player Registrations FAQ – 2012.13
Q: Can I use registration cards from other
A: Yes FA Affiliated League Player
Registration cards can be used as proof of date of birth. Please
photo copy the cards and submit with team registration form.
Q: Do I need new photos?
A: Yes the league requires that the photo
submitted has been taken within the last 3 months.
Q: Why can I not use last year’s player
registration cards for this season?
A: The league player registration process is
computerised to allow for the 8,500 player registrations.
Each year the team’s registration number
changes to reflect which age group the team is playing in.
Player Registration cards are colour coded to
ensure the cards are relevant for the correct season – 2011.12 was
Red and 2012.13 is Green.
Players within teams change and issuing a full
team’s registration is the easiest way to ensure the league knows
which players are registered to which team.
Q: Can I submit photo copies of documents?
A: This is the league’s requirement. All
documents for proof of date of birth or name changes shall be
photo copies ONLY.
Q: Why can I not use EBYFL registration
number from season which are prior to last season?
A: The league system stores last season
registration numbers with the players DOB so that they can be
registered quickly on the system and no additional proof of date of
birth is required.
The league is registered with the Information
Commission for Data Protection and take very seriously the protect
of children’s personal data
If you want to use EBYFL for season prior to
2011.12 then just photo copy the card and submit this with the team
Q: What happens if I have 10 players and
delivery 10 team forms - 1 per player.
A: They are returned to you - we have to scan
each form - we do 6 player per form not 1 player per form.
Q: Why do my registrations get rejected?
A: Registrations are rejected because:
Photo incorrect - they MUST be:
1 recent photograph (taken within the last two months);
Passport Size - 45 mm high x 35 mm wide (please trim your
photographs to meet this condition);
Printed on photo-quality paper (with no watermarks, embossing or
printing on the photograph);
Undamaged, for example, by creases from paper clips,
Player on their own (no hats or sunglasses, etc.)
close-up of the Players head only, facing forwards, looking straight
towards the camera to include
the Players full head without any head covering (unless it is worn
for religious beliefs or medical reasons) and nothing
covering the Players face.
Photographs must be glued (not stapled) within the box corresponding
to the Players details
Player 1 photograph matches Player 1 details, Player 2 photograph
matches Player 2 details etc
Photo is not printed on photographic paper – so when
scanned for printing on the registration card the player is not
If the photo is printed on paper -
If the photo has glue over the face
or school watermarked - Rejected.
If the photo head is too large or
small - Rejected.
If the photo quality is poor -
No Proof of Date of Birth.
Proof of Date of Birth MUST be photocopies of Birth
Certificate, Passport, Medical Card, Other FA league Registration
for all Players not registered with EBYFL last season.
For players registered with EBYFL last season then you shall only
need to add their 2011/12 EBYFL Reg No (Only 2011/12 Season Reg No)
to the team form, along with their date of birth on the form. The
last season registration number is then entered into this year’s
registration system to extract name and last season verified DOB so
no additional documents are NOT required for proof of date of
birth if you use last year’s registration number on the form.
Form Not Completed or Signed
Club Chairman or Secretary MUST sign this form, to confirm details
are correct and that they agree to these players playing for the
named Club and Team.
Please ensure that your
Name, Team Name & Age Group has been entered on form.
Guardians of players must enter House No/Name and Postcode and sign
the form to verify their charge can play in EBYFL for the 2012/13
season and they as players and guardians will all abide by the
Rules and Codes of Conduct as laid down by EBYFL.
Some forms are so badly hand written it is impossible to determine
the name of the players.