Student Football

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University Football
The British University Championship is the largest student football competition in Europe and one of the largest in the world. The competition format has 3 tiers culminating in 2 premier conferences - a northern and a southern one. Teams play an 8 game regular season. In the premier conferences the top two teams in each progress through to the playoffs. In the remaining tiers teams battle for promotion.

This competition is run in conjunction with British Universities and Colleges Sport and is mixed sex.

Student football registration

Players, coaches and staff can register for student football through the BAFA registration system.

The BAFA registrations team can provide clubs, players, coaches and staff with help and support relating to team and member registration.

You can email them at and they will respond to you within five working days. Here are some useful step-by-step user guides to help you manage the most common tasks.