Outlined below are the fees which are due for individuals and teams for each of the respective competition streams for the 2022-2023 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.
Memberships currently expire annually on 31 October, and new ones for the playing season ahead are available to purchase from 1 October onwards for all formats except Women’s Flag Football which runs 1 July – 30 June. All coaching fees are also annual, expiring on 31 October, and new coaching memberships for the season ahead are also available to purchase from 1 October onwards too.
League fees – contact football
- Adult Contact – £55
- Women’s Contact – £55
- U19 Contact – £17.50
- U16 Contact – £17.50
- Adult Contact – £200 premiership, £150 Division 1, £125 Division 2
- Women’s Contact – £50 Division 2, £75 Division 1
- U19 Contact – £50 Division 2, £75 Division 1
- U16 Contact – £50
Associate fees – contact football
- Associate Adult Contact / Women’s Contact – £45
- Associate Adult Flag / Women’s Flag – £20
- Associate U19 Contact – £7.50
- Associate U16 Contact – £7.50
- Extended Adult Contact or NWFL practice only trial membership – £12.50
- Associate Adult Contact / Women’s Contact – £40
- Associate U19 Contact – £20
- Associate U16 Contact – £20
Coach Contact – £65.00
Player / Coach upgrade – £12.50
Other contact fees and upgrades
Non-coaching staff (physio, gameday manager, committee member, stats, photographer, videographer etc) – £7.50
Upgrade fee – U19 Contact to Adult Contact or Women’s Contact – £37.50
Upgrade fee – U16 Contact to U19 Contact – Free
Upgrade fee – Adult contact to women’s contact or vice versa – £5
Upgrade fee – Adult / women’s contact player to Player / Coach Contact – £22.50
Upgrade fee – Coach Contact to Player/Coach Contact – £12.50
Event fee – membership for one off BAFA sanctioned events, such as alumni or charity games – £12.50 for contact
Admin fee – discretionary fee for bulk work requests, ie team mergers, A to B roster changes – £15
Please note – you can only upgrade within contact formats, and only upgrade between memberships valid for the same playing periods.
Other fee upgrades between membership types within the same format can be requested directly on a case-by-case basis to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.