AMERICAN FOOTBALL

hello, we are the essex blades AMERICAN FOOTBALL club


2 teams of up to 50 players wearing helmets and shoulder pads attempt to move the ball down field to score a touchdown or a field goal. Each team has 11 players on the field at any time, with different line ups for offensive and defensive plays. There are unlimited substitutions throughout the game, which is made up of 4 x 15 minute quarters. The team scoring the most points wins. 

 

How many teams do we have?

Mixed 1st team (BUCS South East 1A)
 

Recent honours?

BUCS South East 2A Winners - 2018/19
BUCS South Challenge Cup Winners - 2018/19
Essex Blades Bronze Standard Club - 2017/18
Essex Blades Gold Standard Club - 2018/19

 

Do I need anything else before I get involved?

To get involved, all you need is some boots and a gumshield, the club can provide all the other equipment necessary.

Join us*


To be a part of the club, you need to join up as a member. All of the different club membership options are listed below with a description of what each membership covers.

* Please note that your membership information will be used in conjunction with Essex Sport (University), purely for the purpose of providing access to required facilities and data analysis. Your data will not be shared with anyone else or used for marketing purposes.

* Please note that due to COVID-19 we are identifying what activities are able to be played in line with UK Government and National Governing Bodies for sport guidelines.  Due to this, we have suspended playing memberships until we have a clearer picture of training and competition opportunities for 2020/21.

 

Please note, as memberships have to be uploaded to the Essex Sport system manually, it may take 3-5 working days before you are able to book onto your session via the Essex Sport app and attend training sessions. Should you have any problems, please email scadmin@essex.ac.uk

Training times


REGULAR CLUB TRAINING SESSIONS resume tHE WEEK COMMENCING tbc.

 

 

* Please note that due to COVID-19 we are identifying what activities are able to be played in line with UK Government and National Governing Bodies for sport guidelines.  Due to this, we have suspended playing memberships until we have a clearer picture of training and competition opportunities for 2020/21. This page will be updated once this has been confirmed.

club training

tbc

All club members welcome.

 

club training

tbc

All club members welcome.

 

club training

tbc

All club members welcome.


Please note, club training times listed above are during University term-time oNLY.

 

 

Club committee


...

oliver brine


president
...

charlie stevens


vice-president
...

tbc


SECRETARY
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arjan bains


TREASURER
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thomas berry


welfare officer
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daniel seacroft


SOCIAL SECRETARY
...

arjan bains


PUBLICITY officer
...

tbc


executive ADVISOR
...

tbc


volunteering officer
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tbc


alumni officer
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tbc


kit manager
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tbc


FUNDRAISING OFFICER

UPCOMING EVENTS


Key documents


Club constitution

CLUB CODE OF CONDUCT

risk assessment