Now Soliciting 2013 AFA Team & League Membership Applications
Team Membership applications are now being accepted for the 2013 season. We are proud to have the Texas Shadow, Everett Red Raiders, Chautauqua County Stampede, North Florida Stampede, Georgia Blaze, Texas Heat Seekers, Boston Freedom Fighters and the East Preps LLC as the first members to join for 2013.
The annual membership fee to join the AFA remains $100 "per team" which provides a benefit package that is easily 10x this fee. Team membership applications can be downloaded by clicking: AFA Team/League Memberships.
Alumni Membership remains at $25 per individual and is open to anyone and everyone that, at one time or another, had been (or still is) involved with a semi-pro team and/or league. The Semi-Pro Football Alumni Club is co-sponsored by the AFA National Association and the Members of the AFA Hall of Fame Alumn.
As was done last year, individuals joining by the end of 2012 will receive free business cards as part of their fulfillment package! Just click AFA Alumni Membership
Nationwide over 7 million high school students play interscholastic sports and every year ¼ of them or a little over 1.7 million graduate. Almost 400,000 of graduating athletes want to play their sport in college. If you want to get recruited, you have to promote yourself and stand out in the coach's mind. The only way to do that effectively and pro-actively, is with RecruitU2.com. The only system designed to promote you to every coach, at every school where you qualify academically. AFA now offers the RU2 service with a discount - $50 off !!
Just sign on to www.RecruitU2.Com, complete your profile and enter the coupon number below. You'll save $50 ....... Courtesy of AFA.
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|AFA News & Media Clips |
Upon further review, the replacement officials were, indeed, the largest story in sports during the first three weeks of the NFL regular-season. It arguably created more discussion than the Presidential election that takes place in November...........
AFA Hall of Famer, Keith Ballard Selected for Induction Into 2012 United States Flag & Touch Football League (USFTL) HoF
In June of 2012, the United States Flag Touch Football League (USFTL) paid the Keith"Quick6" Ballard the game's highest honor by selecting him to its National Hall of Fame. Keith was chosen for his significant contributions helping to elevate the game as a player, director, sponsor and youth development coach.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place January 19, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at Austin-Tindall sports complex, a division of the Disney Wide-World of Sports Complex. Family, friends and youth are welcome to join Coach Keith Ballard at the Disney sports complex's food, fun and Hall of Fame celebration. We look forward to seeing you there!
David Burch, Chris Stepp and Kevin Van Valkenburg join "Outside the Lines" to discuss the dangers of average Joes gathering to play what they call "semi-pro" football.
"Outside the Lines'" cross-platform series, "Football at a Crossroads," examines health issues surrounding football at all levels of the sport, from youth football, high school and college football, through semipro and professional football. Bob ...
AFA SmartPhone App
The AFA Smartphone App is now available for download at Google Play. Just click AFA Smartphone App to download....
During the 1980s and '90s the Ottawa Bootleggers played a few seasons in the Empire Football League and of course, the Ottawa Renegades existed from 2002 to 2006, a team name that had little to do with the area history, and a team that many local ...
New Semi Pro Football Team in Duluth
The Northshore Grizzlies are allowing athletes a chance at gridiron glory at the semi pro level. The Grizzlies are based in Duluth, Minnesota and plan to play in the Northern Elite Football League (NEFL), which includes the Lake Superior Rage, who play ...
We have gotten a lot of requests from folks confused about membership in the AFA's Hall of Fame recently. We've even encountered an altered/doctored press release listing someone we've never heard of in an attempt to purchase our ring. It appears that after 32 years, a few folks are still a bit confused regarding hall of fame membership. As a result, we have edited and published a more readable copy of our inductees from day one at American Football Association Hall of Fame Listing
American Football Association Hall of Fame Jackets -
Now Available !!!....we are pleased to announce that AFA Hall of Famejackets are now available for purchase directly from Chicago Knitting Mills.....and yes, they do have the plus sizes 2X -- 5X! Just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain an order form.
AFA Hall of Fame Blazers ....because of the positive feedback from our
Hall of Fame banquet, we are now making Hall of Fame Blazers available to all current hall of fame members. Please email email@example.com if you are interested. Note: Hall of Fame Patches are available upon request for those who would like to update their favorite blazer with this memorable item @$15. Just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org........
Wilson NFL Footballs... New Wilson Footballs are now in stock. The price is $65/ball or $390 per case for new balls plus $20 shipping and handling for a total of $410 per case of six...to download form, click Wilson NFL Footballs.
AFA Broadcast Channel Goes Live
The AFA's live broadcast channel capability for video webcasts is now available for PCs, iPads and, Smartphones. Featured video includes weekly vintage and live video webcasts of events such as the Pottstown Firebirds Super Bowl Special, Kalamazoo Tornadoes AFA Championship, Past AFA Hall of Fame Inductions, AFA Member Game Broadcasts and special announcements. These weekly broadcast will accessible directly from our website and in additional to performances by some of our hall of famers, will also feature AFA sponsors. These broadcasts can also be accessed at......Steve Weed Productions.
AFA Membership Programs
2013 AFA Alumni Club Membership - Are You A Card Carrying Member?
AFA Membership is open to anyone and everyone that, at one time or
another, had been (or still is) involved with a semi-pro team and/or league. Semi-Pro Football Alumni Club is co-sponsored by the AFA National Association and the Members of the AFA Hall of Fame Alumni. To join Just click AFA Alumni Membership App.
Lifetime Membership Opportunity To Be Announced 2013 for AFA Hall of Fame Members!
2013 AFA Team & League Membership
Membership applications are now being accepted for the 2013 season. The annual membership fee to join the AFA remains $100 "per team" which provides a benefit package that is easily 10x this fee. Team membership applications can be downloaded by clicking Team/League Membership App
American Football Association Benefits, Inc
The America Football Association recently established major partnerships with insurance companies to make comprehensive coverage products available for all AFA Alumni. AFA Alumni and where applicable their spouses and dependents, can now apply for insurance at competitive group rates.
It's now easy to join the AFA and apply for affordable insurance coverage with a special discount for being an AFA Alumni. For more info, please call 877-624-4485 or email AFABenefitsInc@americanfootballassn.com.
About the American Football Association: The American Football Association is a national 501(c) (3) non-profit, tax exempt corporation in its 32nd year of operation and is dedicated to the advancement of adult (semi-pro) football from coast-to-coast. Our slogan is Semi Pro & Proud®. We are not affiliated with any other national semi-pro/minor league organization (Minor League Football News, American Football News Today, American Football Hall of Fame, Minor Pro Hall of Fame, etc). The AFA, Hall of Fame, American Football News™ and AFA logo design are registered trademarks of the American Football Association. All other AFA-related trademarks are trademarks of the American Football Association.