What is affiliation?
Clubs are required to affiliate each season. Affiliation is the process by which Clubs “register” with Wiltshire FA, allowing them to play affiliated football for the season. It involves telling us which teams you’ll be running, which County Cups and Leagues you will be entering, as well as key Club Officials and Team Officials involved in running your Club.
Why should Clubs affiliate with Wiltshire FA?
It is through affiliation that the football family is brought together and correct standards, safeguarding and discipline are maintained, it allows the us to govern the game in Wiltshire.
Affiliation acts as a quality assurance and as a safety net to help protect players, clubs, officials and administrators throughout the game.
How do I affiliate my club?
Affiliation is completed online using the Whole Game System.
To begin the process please log into the WGS. If you need any assistance with your FAN number please contact us on 01793 486047 and we will be on hand to assist. If you have forgotten the password assigned to your FAN, you can simply reset this HERE.
Full guidance can be found here
When is the Club affiliation window open?
You will be able to access your Club Affiliations for Season 2021/22 in the Whole Game System (WGS) Portal from May 2022.
How much does it cost?
|Category||Club Charge||Team Charge||County Cups|
|Joint Youth & Adult||£60||£12||n/a|
* Please note, there will be additional costs when entering a league
If you need any assistance please contact us on 01793 486047 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be on hand to assist.
Bluefin are The FA's appointed insurance broker to deliver the National Game Insurance Scheme (NGIS)
(previously Public Liability)
|£30||WFA via WGS|
County Cover Plus
|£60||WFA via WGS|
Personal Accident Superior 120
U13 & above £26.50
U12 & below £20.50
County Cover is mandatory for all clubs and you can purchase through the Affiliation process. If preferred you can provide proof of alternative cover you have taken out independently. If you have alternative cover, please upload your policy document within your affiliation application. If no documentation is included with your application, it will be assumed that you do not have alternative cover and County Cover will be automatically added and purchased with your affiliation.
Personal Accident Insurance
Clubs must evidence they have Personal Accident Insurance in place for the duration of the season for all of their teams. This document should be uploaded within your Affiliation application. No application will be approved without this document. You can obtain an instant quotation which can be accessed via Bluefin’s website at www.bluefinsport.co.uk/wiltshire
We take safeguarding seriously. We have a clear safeguarding strategy to protect people involved in the game. Every club must adhere to the policies which apply to them. If you need any support around safeguarding please contact Safeguarding@WiltshireFA.com
We believe everyone should be able to enjoy the positive influence of football and feel confident and safe to share any concerns.
Ron is our Safe Guard mascot. With his troop, Ron helps to keep football safe and to protect health and wellbeing.
"Be brave & shoot for your goals. Be bold & shout about your concerns. Be you & share your thoughts."
If you have any concerns you can contact Ron's Safeguarding Troop.
Has your Club joined the troop? Find out how you can get involved
As we continue to see the benefits of having players registered through the Whole Game System, we are aiming to have all email addresses for every player registered online. If would be extremely helpful to us and our leagues if clubs can enter their players email addresses (for players U16 a parent/guardian email address will be required.) as from the 2021/22 season all players must be registered though WGS.
Can you please ensure if a player is no longer with your club, can you please detach the individual as this will help with data.
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PLAYER REG
Visit the Bootroom to find out about England Football Courses, including Safeguarding training.
For those in eligible roles within football to have a DBS, this is in line with legislation and government guidance and is standard practice, can you ensure your club are activating this and ready for affiliation.
16 and 17yr olds playing in open age football (Adult Football)
Please read this guidance and ensure that all coaches and managers of U18s within open again (adult football ) hold an in-date DBS check and complete the relevant safeguarding education
England Football Accredited
England Football Accreditation the new framework for league and clubs and replaces the FA Charter Standard. As an accredited League or Club, you will automatically be transitioned onto the new England Football Framework. Coaches to hold at least a Level 1 coaching badge.
Find out more about becoming England Football Accredited
Get started with Matchday. Organise your football life - whether your a player, club, secretary, manager or coach.
are you ready for next season?
Take the iPRO Pledge
Together, Wiltshire FA and iPRO Hydrate encourage clubs to take the iPRO Pledge for Season 22/23 and create a healthier, safer and more sustainable environment where everyone can enjoy football. Take the iPRO pledge and take small steps to drive healthier habits for yourself, your team, your club and our planet.
Did you know... You can purchase iPRO Hydrate to sell at your club from ipro.direct and use match days, tournaments and events to generate funds for your club?Buy iPRO
Make sure your First Aid kit is up to date! Wiltshire FA have partnered with Koolpak to offer our members special discounted prices for essential First Aid items.
Tickboxpromo offer promotional merchandise and apparel to businesses to support their brands and Wiltshire FA members can secure a best price guarantee.
1st Office Equipment
Based in Bath, 1st Office cover the whole of the South West supplying photocopiers, printers, multi functional devices, scanners and large format printers.
Wiltshire FA partner, Corsham Print, have been involved in football in Wiltshire for many years. Contact Martin if you need any help with print, websites and safety display items.
Are you looking for 'Trainer of the Week' or 'MOTM' trophies? Do you need medals and trophies for your end of season celebration or summer tournaments?
Charlton Baker help businesses make the right decisions at the right time. Accountants, based in Devizes, Charlton Baker offer funding and financial advice.
Barefoot Signs provide all the signage at Green Lane Playing Fields. To find out more about signage for your club contact Ant.
MH Goals are the preferred supplier of goals at Wiltshire FA. Our affiliated clubs can received up to 20% discount on goals, line markers and nets.
Replay Maintenance offer Wiltshire FA members discounts on synthetic sports surface management. Contact Nick for more info.
Nanogreen Sustainable Cleaning
Nanogreen provide the cleaning at Green Lane Playing Fields. Find out how your club can contribute to a cleaner, fairer society.
The YesRef platform connects Clubs, Businesses & Referees to make finding & paying referees easier than ever.Find out more about YesRef
Veo enables you to record, analyze, and live-stream your football games and training sessions automatically.
We partner with Veo Camera to bring Wiltshire FA affiliated clubs discount and try before you buy options.
Pitchbooking.com is a trusted, user-friendly scheduling and payments system used at Green Lane Playing Fields. Offering our customers pitch booking at the touch of a button!
Do you want to become an environmentally friendly club?
Appoint an Environmental Ambassador to consider sustainability at your club.
Show your commitment to environmentally friendly football and join us in making small steps to reduce our environmental impact.
Together we can use the influence of football to protect our planet.