Q1: What is the Mission of the EFT?
A: The EFT's primary purpose is to provide your team with the opportunity to play competitive games prior to the start of the regular season.

Q2: When is the team Registration deadline?
A: Monday, August 23, 2021. 

Q3: How do I register my team for the EFT?
A: Go to our website www.eftt.net and complete the TeamSnap Registration Form.

Q4: What are your Registration Fees?
A: U8-U10 = $575; U11-U12 = $600; U13-U15 = $625.

Q5: Where can I send a check for my Registration Fee?
A:  EFTT; P.O. Box 2419, Livingston, New Jersey 07039.

Q6: Do you accept credit cards?
A: Yes, but we need to pass along the 4% credit card fee.

Q7: Do you offer discounts for multiple teams from the same Club?
A: Yes.  5% Club discount for 10 or more teams.  Plus, we will send you an invoice so you can pay by check to avoid the 4% credit card fee.

Q8: Are guest players allowed?
A: Yes.  A “guest player” is a player who is not on the Official current roster of the team registering him/her.  A maximum of three (3) guest players per team is allowed.  All guest players are required to be from your Club, be on an Official roster of a team from your Club, and have a Player Pass.  No player may be rostered or play on more than one team for the duration of the Tournament.
Q9: Are secondary carded players allowed?
A: No.

Q10: Is there MANDATORY player registration?
A: Yes, but not in-person.

Q11: How do I register my players?
A: Player registration will be done by e-mailing your Official roster(s), including guest player roster(s), and Player Passes, including guest player passe(s), in PDF format to essexfalltuneup@gmail.com.  Otherwise, fax your Official roster and Player Passes to 973-535-2765.

Q12: What Official roster(s) do you accept?
A: Official New Jersey Youth Soccer or US Club.  Any player not listed on your submitted Official roster(s) will not be granted permission to play by the Tournament Committee.

Q13: What do I need to register my players?
A: All teams must e-mail (essexfalltuneup@gmail.com) in PDF format or fax (973-535-2765) the following: 1) Official New Jersey Youth Soccer or US Club roster(s).  Any player, including guest players, not listed on your Official roster(s) will not be granted permission to play. 2) Official passes (1 per player, guest player(s), and coach(s)).

Q14: When are my Official roster and Player Passes due?
A: Monday, September 6, 2021 by e-mail to essexfalltuneup@gmail.com or fax to 973-535-2765.

Q15: What if I do not have my Official roster(s) and Player Passes by Monday, September 6th or until just before my 1st Tournament game?
A: Bring a copy of your Official roster(s) along with your Player Passes, including guest players, to the Headquarters Tent at the field location of your first scheduled game 45 minutes prior to the start of your first scheduled game.

Q16: How do you flight my team?
A:  Flighting is based on the information provided by you in the Team History section of the Registration Form & the number of teams registered for an age group.

Q17: What do I put for Team History if I have a brand-new team?
A: Just enter “New Team.”

Q18: How many players are on the field during my game?
A: U8-U10: 7 v 7; U11-12: 9 v 9; U13-U15: 11 v 11.

Q19: How many games will my U8-U10 (7 v 7) team play?
A: Three (3) 50-minute games (25-minute halves) with a 3-minute half-time.

Q20: How many games will my U11-U12 (9 vs 9) team play?
A: Three (3) 50-minute games (25-minute halves) with a 3-minute half-time plus the possibility of a fourth (4th) if you advance to the Finals.

Q21: How many games will my U13-U15 (11 vs 11) play?
A: Three (3) 50-minute games (25-minute halves) with a 3-minute half-time plus the possibility of a fourth (4th) if you advance to the Finals.

Q22: When will my schedule be available?
A: On or about Monday, September 6, 2021.

Q23: Where can I find directions to the field locations?
A: Directions to all fields can be found at www.eftt.net under the Fields Location tab.

Q24: Do I need to bring a copy of my roster to every game?
A: Yes.

Q25: Do I need to bring Player Passes to every game?
A: Yes.

Q26: Do teams exchange Club patches?
A: Yes, teams are encouraged to exchange Club patches after every game.

Q27: Are pets allowed at any of the fields in Livingston or West Orange?
A: No.

Q28: Who do I contact if I have any other questions?
A: E-mail your questions to essexfalltuneup@gmail.com or call 201-715-6758.