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Registration for the 2017/2018 is now open

Registration for the 2017/2018 is now open

FROM NOW ON, ALL E-MAIL CORRESPONDENCE to the League Office MUST
BE SENT TO   OFFICE@GSSL.COM

Please do NOT USE      gssl_info@yahoo      ANYMORE


1) TEAM REGISTRATION

a) You will be able to start registering your TEAM starting on THURSDAY, August 10 after 12 noon.

b) 
The deadline to register for the 17/18 season of the GSSL is Sunday AUGUST 20, 2017 for the SU and SE divisions and Wednesday AUGUST 23 for all other divisions.

c) After that deadline, teams will be accepted only on a AS NEEDED basis and may not be placed in the requested Division.
d) Depending on how many teams will be in a division, games for the new season will start either on September 10 or Sept 17
e) After you register the TEAM, the GSSL League will have to APPROVE the registration (normally within 24 hours).
f) Upon Approval, you will receive an e-mail with a Team Registration Confirmation that will contain the Team’s Username and the Team’s Password, for your use when logging-in in Members Only.
g) AFTER receiving the Approval confirmation, you will be able to start registering the TEAM OFFICER first. Remember: you will be able to start the Online Player Registration only after you register at least one Team Officer. 

 

2) PLAYER REGISTRATION PROCESS
a) The total number of players that can be registered and approved (this is the Team’s Roster), has been increased to 30 players per team.

b) You can register additional players once you reach that total, by Returning one of the passes you have in your hand. This is called “Releasing a Player”. Releasing a player makes room for another player to be added to the team’s roster.

c) The E-MAIL address for each Player is now required FOR EACH PLAYER
.

d) Proof of SSN is NO LONGER REQUIRED to register a player.

e) For those players that are NEW or MISSING a document or a pass, you will be able to 
UPLOAD ONLINE both the PROOF OF DATE OF BIRTH  AND  the PLAYER’S COLOR PICTURE to make the pass, during the new online registration process. There is no more a need to mail those two documents.

f) For all the other players for whom we have the documentation and the Pass on File, you need to do nothing other than Register him/her and pay for the Player fee.

g) Instructions for the new modified Player registration procedure will be posted on the GSSL website under the INSTRUCTIONS tab at the TOP
BLACK BAR of the Main page, starting on August 8.

h) A VIDEO showing the new online registration process is shown in the INSTRUCTION bar in the GSSL and SOCCERNJSA Websites

i) since the documentation must be UPLOADED online during Player registration, I suggest you start collecting NOW the Proof of Date of Birth and the Player’s Colored picture: they must be in a .JPG, or .JPEG, or .PNG, or .PDF format

 
3) GSSL TEAM FEES
a) There is no increase to the GSSL League Fees for the 17/18 season

b) There is no increase for the Player Registration fees

c) ALL League Fees are listed on the GSSL website under the INSTRUCTIONS tab at the TOP BLACK BAR of the Main page.

d) If your team was awarded a Money prize for winning your division last season and if your team MOVES UP to the higher division during this new season, such prize will be credited to your team’s fees ONLY AFTER YOUR TEAM REGISTERS for the new season. 

e) League Fees MUST be PAID in FULL BEFORE you start playing in the new season
 
4) TEAM BOND DISPOSITION

If your team has a LEFTOVER Bond amount from last season, you will see it credited to your team’s League Fees for the new season AFTER you register the team.
 
5) FORFEITS

Forfeit fee stay the same as last year: $200 for SU and SE divisions,  $100 for all other divisions, no matter if they were forfeited in advance
 
6) REFEREE FEES

a) There is an INCREASE of Referee fees for the Women, O-40, O30, Men B  and Men A divisions, BY $4. That means the teams in those divisions, will pay an additional $2 per game to the referee at each game, compared to last season.

There is an increase of $2 for SEMIPRO Divisions
 
7) CUPS

a) There is no increase to the NJ STATE CUPS entry fees: it remains at $75 for Men Open and Men O40, and it remains $25 for Men O-40 and Women Cups. These last two cups will require a minimum of 4 teams to organize each of these Cups.

b) There is no increase to the NATIONAL CUPS entry fees: it remains at $150 
c) Deadline to enter ALL the STATE and the NATIONAL cups is set for OCTOBER 15, 2017
d) You can register for the State and National Cup by logging-in to your team’s account from Members Only.

e) First Round of STATE CUPS games will be played on NOVEMBER 5 for ALL STATE CUPS. All subsequent rounds will be played every-other Sunday after the initial round.

f) NATIONAL CUPS games will be scheduled at a later time.
g) A team shall be allowed to play in ONE STATE CUP and ONE NATIONAL CUP at the most.
h) NJ State cups will continue for this new season to play WITHOUT OVERTIMES, but go straight to Penalty Kicks if tied at the end of the 90 minutes.

i) National Cup will continue to have two Overtimes if necessary.
 
8) SCHEDULE REQUESTS

Send me any special schedule request, including if you need a day off (because of weddings…) 
and specific dates of your field availability requests, NOT LATER THAN AUGUST 24. Any request after such date will be handled but without any guarantee.

9) NEW POLICY FOR CLUBS with a MAIN and a RESERVE TEAMS

1) Clubs with two teams (Main and Reserves), must register the players to the proper team (cannot register ALL players under one team)

2) During the regular season, players CAN play for either team, BUT  DURING PLAYOFFS, if a player has played 75% of the games for one of the two teams, he will not be able to play for the other team. 
 
10) GAME LINE-UPS

a) Game line-ups MUST be presented to the Referee BEFORE THE GAME STARTS

b) A team is allowed to have ONLY 18 players ready to play for each game out of the total approved players on a team’s roster.

c) Teams are REQUIRED to CROSS OFF the names of those players that will not be participating in that specific game (leaving a maximum of 18 players un-crossed).

d) A player that shows up late for a game IS ALLOWED TO come in to the game at any time (even with one minute left in a game…) SO LONG THAT HIS NAME IS LISTED on the game line-up that was given to the referee.

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