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Notices & Important Dates

Manager and Coach of the Year

Friday December 08, 2017

Good day everyone! We have opened online polls for voting for Manager and Coach of the Year for next week's Awards Ceremony.  The stations can be found on the Association's Facebook page and all are encouraged to go forward and cast your ballots.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2036402936636197/?source_id=198219910191902

Important information regarding the 2018 Season

Saturday December 02, 2017

The 2018 Domestic Season-Circular no.2017-14 from the General Secretary's Desk

Wednesday November 29, 2017

Dear Secretaries:

Please find attached a circular from the BFA General Secretary

Circular No 2017-14- 2018 Domestic Season information

Thank you for your attention.

Respectfully yours,
Sherrol Austin
Senior Administrative Officer

EducationUSA Workshop on Caribbean Student-Athlete Recruitment

Thursday November 23, 2017

Good morning,

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to invite two (2) representatives from your organization to an EducationUSA Workshop on Caribbean Student-Athlete Recruitment. The interactive workshop will be led by Susan Whipple, a U.S. admissions officer, and will take place on Monday, November 27, 2017, at the Barbados Olympic Association at 10:00 a.m.

The Public Affairs Section will also host a public presentation for prospective student-athletes with Ms. Whipple at 3:00 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Auditorium at the Barbados Community College on Monday, November 27. Please see informational flyer on the student presentation attached for further details. We kindly ask that you share this information with interested student-athletes, and ask that they RSVP to the below address as soon as possible.  

EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State network of international advising centers providing accurate, comprehensive and current information about accredited U.S. higher education institutions. In Barbados, the EducationUSA advising center is located at the Barbados Community College. Ms. Whipple, an international university admissions counselor with more than ten years of experience, will begin a three-country tour in Barbados engaging with secondary school guidance counselors, coaches and student-athletes.

This program, facilitated by the Public Affairs Section, will provide students, counselors and coaches with an excellent overview of the two-prong U.S. college and admissions process for student-athletes.

If you are able to send representatives to the morning workshop, please email Amanda Martinez at BridgetownIRC@state.gov by Monday, November 20.

We hope that you will participate in this informative workshop, and that you encourage your students to attend the free, public presentation later that afternoon!

Best regards,

Amanda Martinez

Information Resource Center Coordinator

U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS

Tel: 246-227-4101 | Fax: 246-429-5316 Email: BridgetownIRC@state.gov

Follow U.S. Embassy Bridgetown online:

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Athlete Career Transition Workshop

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Dear Coaches and players,

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc in collaboration with Olympic Solidarity is offering an “Athlete Career Transition Workshop”

at Olympic Centre on Saturday 16 December from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

 

The purpose of this Workshop is to support athletes as they prepare for and go through their career transition, helping them to achieve success both on and off the field of play.

This strategy is fully aligned with Olympic Agenda 2020, which gives us a clear vision of the Olympic Movement’s efforts to support and protect clean athletes.

To learn more about the IOC ACP, please visit https://www.olympic.org/athlete-career-programme.

 

These workshops focus on the three pillars of the IOC ACP – education, life skills and employment – and they are delivered by a member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission,

Olympians and/or Adecco managers and employment experts.

 

Among the topic areas which will be covered within the scope of this workshop will be:

 

•                    • Behavioural discovery – Who am I?

•                    • Identifying one’s passions and motivators for life after sport

•                    • Development of a “game plan” and goal-setting for success

•                    • How to develop and utilise one’s network

•                    • Learning how to transition from sport to the labour market

•                    • CV, résumé development and interview skills

•                    • How to use social media to reach your career goals

 

We request that you make this information available to your senior athletes, and encourage them to register for this workshop.

In order to register for this activity, please complete the attached form and return it to the Barbados Olympic Association Inc by the deadline of Monday 4 December 2017.

 

Should you need any additional details, please feel free to contact our Secretariat.

 

Regards,

 

Dave Farmer

 

Director

National Olympic Academy of Barbados

Barbados Olympic Association Inc.

Olympic Centre

Garfield Sobers Sports Complex

Wildey

St. Michael BB15094

BARBADOS

 

Landline:  1-246-429-1998

Fax:            1-246-426-1998

Mobile:     1-246-230-0821

 

Email:              dafarmer@olympic.org.bb

Direct Email:  info@olympic.org.bb

Website:        www.olympic.org.bb

Socks available - YOUTH CLUBS only

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Dear Youth Clubs,

Please be informed that we have some socks available at the BFA free of charge to train in.

Note, that this is a First come, first serve basis.

Please be guided accordingly.

Regards,
Sherrol Austin
Senior Administrative Officer

No Intermediaries registered

Friday October 13, 2017

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN

The Barbados Football Association has no registered intermediaries involved in any transactions for the period of 01.04.2016 until 31.03.2017

Please be guided accordingly.

Please see official document here

BFA new telephone number

Friday October 13, 2017

Dear All,

Please be informed that the telephone number for the Barbados Football Association has been changed.  The new number is 538 BALL (2255).

Note, that the old numbers are still operational and will be phased out over a period of time.

Thanks for taking note.

Regards,
Sherrol Austin
Senior Administrative Officer

Transfer Window for 2018 Men's Football Open

Monday October 02, 2017

Dear All,

Please be reminded that the Transfer Window for 2018 Men's Football opened from October 01 - December  15, 2017.

Be guided accordingly.

Regards,
Sherrol Austin
Senior Administrative Officer  

Circulars from the General Secretary -Circulars 2017-05/ 2017-06/ 2017-07

Friday August 18, 2017

 

 

Dear All

Please find attached a circulars from the BFA General Secretary.

Circular no 2017-05 2018 Club Licensing Criteria

Circular no 2017-06 Premier League Clubs Youth Programme for 2018 Club Licensing Critieria

Circular no 2017-07 Licensed Coaches for Premier League Clubs


Thank you for your attention.

Yours sincerely,
BARBADOS FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
Gymnasium Complex, Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados
Tel: 1.246.228.1707  |  Fax: 1.246.228.6484  |  Cell: 1.246.244.9122
Email: generalsecretary@barbadosfa.com
Website: www.barbadosfa.com

 


DISCLAIMER
The information in this e-mail and any attachments are confidential and/or privileged and intended only for use by the intended recipient(s). If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail and/or any attachments or if you have received this e-mail and/or any attachments by mistake or accidentally, please notify the sender immediately, delete this e-mail and any attachments from your system, and do not disclose, or make copies of, such information. Any unauthorised use, copying, dissemination, distribution or disclosure of the information in this e-mail and any attachments is strictly forbidden.

E-mails may be intercepted, altered or read by unauthorised persons. Accordingly, no (contractual) obligations may be imposed on the BFA as a result of an undertaking contained in an e-mail. We further recommend that you use regular mail, courier services or facsimile transmission for any information intended to be of a confidential nature. However, please note that by sending us messages via e-mail, we will be given to understand that you authorise and instruct us to correspond by e-mail in the relevant matter, unless the use of e-mails is not permitted according to the BFA regulations.

Players participating in Out of Season Tournaments

Wednesday July 19, 2017

Dear All

All BFA registered players are reminded that it is the BFA’s policy to allow players to participate in a maximum two BFA sanctioned out of season tournaments per year. Players are urged to adhere to this policy to avoid any discord.

Please be guided accordingly.

Regards
Edwyn Wood
General Secretary

CIRCULARS FROM THE BFA GENERAL SECRETARY - 2017-01 & 2017-02

Thursday July 13, 2017

Dear All

Please find attached a circulars from the BFA General Secretary.

Curcular no. 2017-01 - Premier League Youth Development Programme

Circular no. 2017-02 - Premier League Licensed Coaches


Thank you for your attention.

Yours sincerely,
BARBADOS FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
Gymnasium Complex, Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados
Tel: 1.246.228.1707  |  Fax: 1.246.228.6484  |  Cell: 1.246.244.9122
Email: generalsecretary@barbadosfa.com
Website: www.barbadosfa.com

 


DISCLAIMER
The information in this e-mail and any attachments are confidential and/or privileged and intended only for use by the intended recipient(s). If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail and/or any attachments or if you have received this e-mail and/or any attachments by mistake or accidentally, please notify the sender immediately, delete this e-mail and any attachments from your system, and do not disclose, or make copies of, such information. Any unauthorised use, copying, dissemination, distribution or disclosure of the information in this e-mail and any attachments is strictly forbidden.

E-mails may be intercepted, altered or read by unauthorised persons. Accordingly, no (contractual) obligations may be imposed on the BFA as a result of an undertaking contained in an e-mail. We further recommend that you use regular mail, courier services or facsimile transmission for any information intended to be of a confidential nature. However, please note that by sending us messages via e-mail, we will be given to understand that you authorise and instruct us to correspond by e-mail in the relevant matter, unless the use of e-mails is not permitted according to the BFA regulations.

 

BFA's Policy on Violence

Saturday April 01, 2017

Dear All

The BFA has adopted a zero-tolerance approach to violence in football and in general. To this end it has launched its “Stop the Violence” campaign which is aimed at sensitizing person about this scourge that is plaguing our society.

We would like to inform our members that reported threats or abuse against officials and fellow players from supporters, fans, officials or players themselves will be forwarded to the police and the BFA will support the law in having these persons prosecuted.

Note that any player, official, club or its supporters found guilty of this behaviour will be subject to extreme disciplinary measures which may include expulsion from the BFA.

Thank you for taking note and be guided accordingly.

Yours truly

Edwyn Wood
General Secretary

Premier League Match Videos On Sale

Thursday February 04, 2016

Dear All,

Please be informed that the  BFA will have on sale, videos of all Premier League matches being played in the 2016 Football Season for a fee of BD$25.00 per match.

For orders please contact Ms. Katrina Kirton or Mr. Edwyn Wood at the BFA office,.

Regards

Sherrol

 

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