Forms and information for players, club secretaries and registrars on transfers, sanctions, club registration and more.
For Club Secretaries & Registrars
The following form needs to be completed and submitted to the USGAA Registrar by all Club Registrars or Secretaries responsible for registering teams and players. This will allow us to create an account in the online registration system that allows you to add players for your club/teams.
Resources for Players & Clubs
Important Dates and Information
Inter-county transfer deadline for all codes. If you are coming from Ireland, Canada, New York, UK, Europe, Australia, Middle East, Asia, etc. – anywhere outside USGAA – you need to complete your transfer by this date.
USGAA Player Registration deadline date. Also the deadline for USGAA club-to-club transfers.
Sanction and Permits deadline. NOTE: This used to be July 20th for men, but was changed that at the 2016 convention in San Diego.
Non-Irish players who have never previously registered with an adult GAA club may register with a USGAA club on or before August 1st.
For Ladies Gaelic Football players on J1 Visas – needed to temporarily move from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA
For any Ladies Gaelic Football players not on a J1 – needed to temporarily move from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA
This is the online system for Men’s club secretaries or registrars to process any intercounty transfers for Men’s Football or Hurling. There are instructions below for using the system. NOTE: This process must be initiated by the club secretary/registrar, and that person must have an account in place with the GAA to login.
Camogie players will continue to use a paper form. Camogie transfer form. Note that the USGAA deadline for transfers is March 31st.
Ladies footballers will continue to use a paper form. LGFA transfer form. Note that the USGAA deadline for transfers is March 31st.
The form is used for players that meet any of the following conditions:
1. Male player who has not registered with a GAA club for the previous 24 months
2a. Ladies Football player who has never before registered with LGFA
2b. Ladies Football player who has not played League or Championship for 3 years
3. Camogie player who has not played a competitive game for the previous 24 months