LATEST NEWS - August 2017

“RENEWING” MEMBER REGISTRATIONS 2017-18:  All existing members that subscribed in the last season 2016-17 should have now received an order renewal notification for the new season 2017-18.  Please check your junk/spam mailbox for the email account you used to register if you have not received it already.

“NEW” MEMBER REGISTRATIONS 2017-18: Those players that have been trialing with an age group or have been added to a new player waiting list will be contacted by the Age Group Coordinator with instructions to register if a space is available.

Notes:

  1. If you are registering a child who already has an older sibling registered with Windsor Youth, please advise our Membership Secretary <membership@windsorfcyouth.com> as a sibling discount of £30 is available off your current fee.
  2. If you’re registering more than one child, please register each player separately.
  3. A PayPal account is now required this season for electronic payment (no cheque payments this year).

Player Registration & Club Membership

Players register for an age group.

A player’s age group is identified in accordance with the table below:

The FA have issued a ruling to ensure consistency of application across the whole country. Essentially the age group that a player joins is determined by his or her date of birth. The key date is 31st August and the chart below shows which age group applies for next season.

Age as of 31/08/2017 School Year in Sept 2017 Football Age Group for 2017/18 Season
Below 6 Year 1 Under 6
6 Year 2 Under 7
7 Year 3 Under 8
8 Year 4 Under 9
9 Year 5 Under 10
10 Year 6 Under 11
11 Year 7 Under 12
12 Year 8 Under 13
13 Year 9 Under 14
14 Year 10 Under 15
15 Year 11 Under 16

FA rules do permit a child to “Play Up” a year (an under 9 can play for under 10’s) in specific circumstances but under no circumstances can a child play for the age group below. Based on past experiences however, the club do not advocate this unless there are exceptional circumstances. For any player wishing to play up a year, a consensus of agreement is reached between both age group coordinators, the child’s parents and of course the child themselves. Final acceptance is subject to the approval of the Club Welfare Officer. We always try to consider what is best for the child and their squad, taking into account factors such as ability and physical development.

  1. Matches and training for the next season will take place as indicated on the club website.
  2. Registration is performed by completing the Club Online Registration Form.
  3. Registration fees are as indicated in the registration form.
  4. Final deadline for registration fees payment is 29th August unless agreed otherwise in advance in writing with with the Membership Officer.
  5. If a player is registering for the first time then it is necessary to provide the following to your Age Group Coordinator unless indicated otherwise:  1) A Coloured Photocopy of the player’s birth certificate or passport 2)  1 Coloured passport photo
  6. In accordance with FIFA Regulations, international clearance is required for any player over the age of 10 who is seeking to register for a club in England and has previously been registered for a club abroad (including the other Home Associations), or who is a foreign national seeking to register for the first time in this country.  Please speak with your coach if this applies to you as a player cannot be registered to play league football without International Clearance and will only delay season start.

Where your registration fee goes:
25% Match Kit
15% Refs fees
10% League Fees
10% Match Pitch Fees
15% Rental of Training Pitches
10% Presentation Day Costs
5% Coach Training
5% Training Balls,Bibs & First Aid Kits
5% Other

NOTES:
Windsor FC Youth is run exclusively by un-paid Volunteers (Officers, Age Group Coordinators, Coaches, Parent helpers etc.).

Payments should be made to Windsor F.C. Youth ONLY to ensure traceability and enable financial audit.

Windsor FC Youth will NOT request payment in cash or request payment to private individuals bank accounts.