FAQs - AFCA

FAQs

Membership

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Any football staff member employed by an NCAA, NAIA, junior or community college, high school or preparatory school or an established professional or foreign football team who are present and active in day-to-day practices, staff meetings, and football operations, or any former AFCA member coach who is now retired. Other individuals directly or indirectly associated with a football program may be approved for membership at the discretion of the AFCA’s Executive Director. 

Annual membership dues are broken down into categories based on coaching level/position:

  • FBS Head Coaches – $200
  • FBS Assistant Coaches/Graduate Assistants (countable) – $100
  • FBS “Other” Coaches/Support Staff – $150
  • FCS, DII, DIII, NAIA, JUCO, High School – $60
  • Not currently coaching this season – $200
  • International – $100
  • Other – $200

For more information, send an email to membership@afca.com.

  • Access to the AFCA’s Digital Library, featuring thousands of football-related articles and videos
  • Able to attend annual convention (after purchase of convention registration)
  • Receive our bi-monthly magazine and weekly e-blast with articles and links
  • Able to request wearable AFCA patch for season opener
  • Professional development certification available
  • Networking opportunities
  • Able to serve on an AFCA Committee
  • Able to have articles/videos published in AFCA Magazine/Digital Library

Serve on a committee! A list of the committees can be found here. For more information about serving on a committee, contact Vince Thompson at (254) 754-9900 or vince@afca.com

Convention

In order to attend the AFCA Convention, you must have an active membership (that expires after the date of the Convention), and purchase a convention registration. Alternatively, a GUEST PASS can be purchased through the AFCA Office by non-members—please send us an email membership@afca.com for more information.

Registration for the 2021 AFCA Convention opens on July 1st, and the cost increases as the event is drawing closer.

  • July 1-August 31………………. $15
  • September 1-October 31…… $30
  • November 1-December 10… $40
  • At Convention…………………. $60

*Prices and dates are subject to change*

The easiest way to register multiple staff members is by calling our Membership Department at (254) 754-9900 or by sending an email to membership@afca.com.

You can also download a copy of our membership application on our Membership Overview page and complete a form for each staff member you want to register. The forms can be emailed to membership@afca.com or mailed to our office at 100 Legends Lane, Waco, TX 76710.

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