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 2020-2021 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)

You can find information about player refunds for the 2019-2020 period here. You can find information on the approach to refunds for coaches for the 2019-2020 period here

League fees

Player fees

  • Adult Contact – £50
  • Women’s Contact – £50
  • Adult Flag – £30
  • Women’s 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 – Adult / Women’s Flag to Adult / Women’s contact – £25
Upgrade fee – Women’s Contact to Adult Contact or vice-versa – £5
Upgrade fee – All Adult Contact formats to all Adult Flag formats – £5
Upgrade fee – Coach Contact to Player/Coach – £10
Upgrade fee – Coach Flag to Player / Coach – £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

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.