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 and memberships and insurance coverage for National Leagues Football team and player types listed below are for an annual, rather than rolling,  membership year. This is 1 October – 30 September for all formats except Women’s Flag Football which runs 1 July – 30 June. All coaching fees are also annual running 1 October to 30 September 30th).

League fees

Player fees

  • Adult Contact – £50
  • Women’s Contact – £50
  • Women’s Flag – £30 £15 until 30 June 2022
  • Adult Flag £30 
  • U19 Contact – £15
  • U16 Contact – £15
  • U17 Flag – £15
  • U14 Flag – £15 

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
  • Associate Adult Flag / Women’s Flag – £20
  • 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
Coach Flag –£45.50
Player / Coach Flag – £50.50

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
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
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
Upgrade fee – Coach Flag to Player / Coach Flag – £5
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

Please note – you can only upgrade between memberships valid for the same playing periods.

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.