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First of all……….  FELICIDADES ESPANA!!!!!!!!!   for their win in the FIFA World Cup 2010. They truly deserve it!!!!!



We are pleased to inform you that the Ethnic Soccer Festival 2010 Committee has agreed on each team to register up to 18 players.

  • If your team wishes to register up to 18 players there will be an additional administration fee of $50.00.
  • If you are registering only 15, the fees will remain $250.00 and you will not be allowed any changes in the list of your 15 registered players.
  • If you have already registered your team and wish to add more players please send a new registration form with the team players names by this Friday 16th July.
  • Team entry confirmation will be on Friday 23rd July.
  • The first team that returns the completed registration form, pays their fees and provides their team photos by Friday 30th July will receive an ESF t-shirt for each of their registered player for FREE. These t-shirts will be received by the team on the preliminary meeting on Friday 13th August 7pm at the Waikato Migrant Resource Centre.
  • If you know any women who would like to be part of a Soccer team and participate in the Ethnic Soccer Festival can contact us or can come to our first soccer training on Monday 19th July at the Melville Football Club (cnr Kahikatea drive and Alison St.) at 6:30 pm.


We are still taking registrations for cultural performances and ethnic food stalls.



Event Coordinator

Hamilton Multicultural Services Trust



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