Guidelines for applicants

The Obic Seagulls appreciate your interest in a position in our organization. Please carefully look over the guidelines below and fill out the form accordingly.

Guidelines for players

-Open positions
We will announce the specific positions that we will recruit at the start of the recruiting period.

-Stipulations
(1) League rules prohibit the registering of player who have previously played for the professional organization(NFL, CFL, etc).
(2) League rules also limit teams for four international player per roster with only two being able to participate on the field of play at one time.
(3) Players are expected to commit to a year of play and work in Japan (both Spring and Fall seasons).
(4) Mentally and physically fit players with college football experience will be informed about working conditions and other contractual matters at the time of interview.

-Areas of operation
Chiba, Japan
Tokyo, Japan

-Application process and schedule
The recruitment schedule for next season and information regarding the application process with be released in December of 2017. Please apply during the designated timeframe.
(1) Please fill out and submit the application form. Also, please attach game film as well.
(2) Phase 1 (December - January) : Initial screening of information and film. May conduct an interview by telephone.
(3) Phase 2 (February) : Tryout and interview in Japan (travel expenses covered by the team)
(4) In the case of a successful tryout, contract terms will be discussed immediately following the phase 2 tryout and interview.
(5) Move to Japan / Start of contractual term (Beginning of March)
※This is the planned schedule of the recruiting process.

-Contact information
If you have any additional inquiries regarding the guidelines or this site, please ask them through the application form. Thank you.

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Guidelines for coaches

-Qualifications
We will notify candidates about necessary skill and experience requirements at the start of the recruiting period.

-Areas of operation
Chiba, Japan
Tokyo, Japan

-Recruitment process / schedule
The recruitment schedule for next season and information regarding the application process with be released in December of 2017. Please apply during the designated timeframe.
(1) Please fill out and submit the application form.
(2) Phase 1 (December - January) : Initial screening of information. May conduct an interview by telephone.
(3) Phase 2 (January - February) : Interview in Japan (travel expenses covered by the team)
(4) In the case of a successful tryout, contract terms will be discussed immediately following the phase 2 interview.
(5) Move to Japan / Start of contractual term (End of February)
※This is the planned schedule of the recruiting process.

-Contact information
If you have any additional inquiries regarding the guidelines or this site, please ask them through the application form. Thank you.

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