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BPC 23/24 Affiliation Requirement

  • 28/01/24
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Welfare Officer requirements for the 23/24 season

Below lists an important requirement so that teams can affiliate for the 23/24 season and beyond

a) Name a welfare Officer this was a requirement for the 23/24 season.

b) Adopt a relevant safeguarding policy (many online FA have a generic one that you can adopt.

c) Name managers and coaches against all the teams registered with the FA.

d) Ensure FA DBS checks are completed for coaches and managers.

e) CWO to complete online player welfare in open age resource before affiliation for the 24/25 season. Link is:

Other useful information: Gemma Szakacs is the Designated Safeguarding Officer

Speak to GFA or Tracie (Oldland Abbotonians in the book) and we will both try to help.