The primary income stream of the British American Football Association is membership fees.

Outlined below are the fees which are due for individuals and teams for each of the respective competition streams for the 2021-2022 period.

All player fees are per competition but all memberships and insurance coverage for National Leagues Football team and player types listed below is for the year (October 1st – September 30th). All coaching fees are annual (running October 1st to September 30th). The 2020-2021 membership period has been extended to 31 Oct 2021. An early bird discount of 25% is available for registrations until 31 January 2021. From 1 January 2022 onwards, player fees will return to full fee level.

League fees

Player fees

  • Adult Contact – £50 £37.50
  • Women’s Contact – £50 £37.50
  • Adult Flag – £30 £22.50
  • Women’s Flag £30 £22.50
  • U19 Contact – £15 £11.25
  • U16 Contact – £15 £11.25
  • U17 Flag – £15 £11.25
  • U14 Flag – £15 £11.25

Team fees

  • Adult Contact – £125
  • Women’s Contact – £50
  • Adult Flag – £50
  • Women’s Flag – £50
  • U19 Contact – £75
  • U16 Contact – £50
  • U17 Flag – £30
  • U14 Flag – £30

Associate fees

Player fees

  • Associate Adult Contact / Women’s Contact – £40 £30
  • Associate Adult Flag / Women’s Flag – £20 £15
  • Associate U19 Contact – £5
  • Associate U16 Contact –  £5
  • Associate U17 Flag – £5
  • Associate U14 Flag – £5
  • Associate U11 Flag – £5
  • Associate U7 (training only) – Free

Team fees

  • Associate Adult Contact / Women’s Contact – £30
  • Associate Adult Flag / Women’s Flag – £15
  • Associate U19 Contact – £15
  • Associate U16 Contact – £15
  • Associate U17 Flag – £15
  • Associate U14 Flag – £15
  • Associate U11 Flag – £15

Coaches
Coach Contact – £57.50
Player / Coach Contact –  £67.50  £65.00
Coach Flag –£45.50
Player / Coach Flag – £50.50 £49.25

Other fees and upgrades

Non-coaching staff (physio, gameday manager, committee member, stats, photographer, videographer etc) – £5
Upgrade fee – U19 Contact to Adult Contact or Women’s Contact – £35 £26.25
Upgrade fee – U16 Contact to U19 Contact – Free
Upgrade fee – U11 or U14 Flag to U14 or U17 flag –  Free
Upgrade fee – Mixed / Women’s Flag to Adult / Women’s contact – £25 £18.75
Upgrade fee – All Adult Contact formats to all Adult Flag formats – £5
Upgrade fee – Mixed flag to women’s flag or vice versa – £5
Upgrade fee – Adult contact to women’s contact or vice versa – £5
Upgrade fee – Coach Contact to Player/Coach Contact – £10 £7.50
Upgrade fee – Coach Flag to Player / Coach Flag – £5 £3.50
Event fee – membership for one off events, such as alumni games – £10
Admin fee – discretionary fee for bulk work requests, ie team mergers, A to B roster changes – £10

Other fee upgrades between formats / membership can be requested directly from registrations@britishamericanfootball.org

Student football 

BAFA and BUCS annually agree to a university player membership fee, designed to bring direct financial contribution to the development of the university game. This is set out in the BUCS Sport Specific Affiliations appendix.

Fees are subject to change.