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BAFA Convention 2007 - Get into American Football
By BAFA Media and Marketing
Apr 19, 2023 - 5:24:54 PM

The Convention will feature many topics that are key to the development of the sport in Great Britain. The topics, allocated provisional timings and delegate places available are as follows:

• Development and Whole Sport Plan (including launch) - 80 mins/350 places
• Club governance workshop - 120 mins/350 places
• Media and Marketing workshop - 90 mins/350 places
• Awareness of “what officials do” seminar - 180 mins/350 places
• “Get into American Football” seminar - 90 mins/350 places
• Why youth football is important  - 90 mins/350 places
• Launch of British Flag Football federation - 90 mins/350 places
• ClubMark seminar - 120 mins/350 places
• Working with Children workshop - 120 mins/70 places
• General forum - 180 mins/70 places
• Statisticians workshop - 90 mins/70 places
• Flag football rules overview - 90 mins/70 places
• “100% me” - anti-doping awareness seminar - 90 mins/70 places
• Training course for Elite Program Officials workshop - 360 mins/40 places
• Child protection workshop - 360 mins/40 places
• Field goal PAT techniques from snap to kick (coaches only session) - time/places to confirm
• Kick off techniques (coaches only session) - time/places to confirm
• Mental preparation (coaches only session) - time/places to confirm

There will also be numerous buzz sessions - informal Q&A sessions with the coaches and demonstration flag football games at the nearby sports complex. More information on the seminars and workshops will be provided very soon.

Attendance is free for all BAFA members - however numbers will be limited due to the facilities at the venue.

An added attraction at the Convention will be a gala dinner on the Saturday evening. The gala dinner - a four-course table service evening meal - will include award presentations and entertainment provided by OJ Borg who will interviewing selected guests (details to be announced shortly) in a feature entitled “An evening with OJ Borg”.

To reserve a room at the University of Leicester please, priced at £29.90 per night inc. VAT (room only rate), call 0116 221 2032 and quote “BAFA Convention”.

To reserve a delegate place at a presentation, please email with your requirements and your BAFA membership number. Reservations will be given on a ‘first come - first served’ basis. A confirmation email will be sent out to you in due course.

To purchase a ticket for the BAFA Convention gala dinner (priced at £25.00), please email to book your place and advise and dietary requirements. Again, reservations will be given on a ‘first come - first served’ basis. A confirmation invoice email will be sent out to you in due course.

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