REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

Forms and information for players, club secretaries and registrars on transfers, sanctions, club registration and more.

Resources for Players & Clubs

Important Dates and Information

USGAA Club Affiliation

Click the link to complete the USGAA Club Affiliation Form.

USGAA Player & Social Member Registration

Each individual must have a unique account profile with a unique email. 

Individuals:

For assistance, see our video walkthrough or our how-to manual. (Coming Soon!)

Clubs: 

Transfer Cheat Sheet

See all information regarding Transfer processes on one page.

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January 31st

USGAA Club Affiliation Deadline.  First time clubs can affiliate before April 30th, all other clubs must affiliate before January 31st.

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March 31st

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.

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April 30th

USGAA Player Registration deadline date. Also the deadline for USGAA club-to-club transfers.

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July 1st

Sanction and Permits deadline. 

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August 1st

Homegrown players who have never previously registered with an adult GAA club may register with a USGAA club on or before August 1st.

Sanctions Forms

GAA Sanctions - Men's

USGAA Sanctions and J1 Sanctions must be submitted using the online system.

Click for access to the Foireann site, where Sanction Applications can be submitted.

Ladies Gaelic Football - J1 Permit (Sanction) form

For Ladies Gaelic Football players on J1 Visas – needed to temporarily move from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA

Ladies Gaelic Football - Standard Permit (Sanction) Form

For any Ladies Gaelic Football players not on a J1 – needed to temporarily move from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA

Camogie - CC6 Official Sanction Form (Updated May 2019)

For Camogie players – needed to temporarily move from a club in Ireland to one in the USGAA

Transfer Forms

USGAA Intercounty Transfers

This is the online system for all Men’s intercounty transfers for Men’s Football or Hurling. There are instructions below for using the system. NOTE: Transfers must be initiated by the player, and the approval process completed by club secretaries. 

Camogie CC4 Transfer Form

Camogie players will continue to use a paper form. Camogie transfer form. Note that the USGAA deadline for transfers is March 31st.

Ladies Gaelic Football Transfer Form

Ladies footballers will continue to use a paper form. LGFA transfer form. Note that the USGAA deadline for transfers is March 31st.

Non-club Player Form

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