Massive Update 02/02/2014
Summer’s on the wane, training is well underway and it is time for the Blues to start getting ready for Season 2014.
There has been a lot of work going on in the background in planning the 2014 season.
Given the amount of information that you need to be aware of at the moment, we have put this update together with all the information in one place. Please read through the whole update and pay special attention to the required actions and important dates.
NCAFC is happy to announce that our Hotel Sponsor for 2014 is The Premier Hotel, 1 Brunker Road Broadmeadow. The Premier already has a commitment to Australian Rules Football and is a Sydney Swans Venue.
The Premier is hosting a Sydney Swans Community Camps Dinner at 6pm Monday Night, 10th February. Tickets are $ 38 for adults and $ 18 for children. NCAFC has already booked a table and if you wish to secure a seat please contact President James Mackie on 0408 610 454. Once the NCAFC table is full, further tickets can be obtained from The Premier on 4962 3236.
Along with The Premier, we would also like to welcome back Regional IT as a Platinum Sponsor Bodyworx Physiotherapy who will continue to provide physiotherapy services to our players and Newcastle Fire Extinguishers as an Associate Sponsor.
As always we are continuing to investigate other sponsorship options. As an incentive to our players, any player who sources a sponsor will receive the following incentives.
- Player Sponsorship - $ 50.00 discount from registration
- Associate Sponsorship – Half price registration
- Gold Sponsorship (or higher) – FREE
For further information in relation to sponsorships, please contact Vice President, Ryan Davies on 0423 421 054.
The BDAFL has commenced using online registration. This is ALL PLAYERS, both existing players and for new players to the club.
To register, please go to our website www.newcastlecityblues.com.au and follow the “Register Now” link on the right hand side.
If you have any questions, or need assistance, please contact our Secretary, John Janczuk on 0417 465 770.
Social Members and membership is an important aspect of any club. Members provide the backbone of the club. Social Membership remains at $ 25.00 per year. However, for 2014 we have developed Supporter Packs to go along with the social memberships.
Social Members will receive ($ 25.00)
- NCAFC Membership
- Access to Member (discounted) prices for all social functions for the year
- NCAFC Members Key Ring
- NCAFC Members Stubby Holder
True Blue Supporters Pack ($60.00 including Social Membership as above) will also receive
- NCAFC Members Cap
- NCAFC Members Polo
True Blue – Ladies - Supporters Pack ($55.00 including Social Membership as above) will also receive
- NCAFC Members Scarf
- Access to the benefits of the Ladies Day functions
Of course, Life Members can purchase the supporters packs separately for $ 35.00 or $ 30.00 respectively.
We are taking details for memberships NOW. Please contact Ryan Davies on 0423 421 054 to register your interest.
Strategic Planning Day
NCAFC is holding a Strategic Planning session on Saturday 15th February, 10am - 1pm in the No1 Clubrooms.
The purpose of the session is to:
- • Review the Club's current status and recent achievements, on and off the field.
- • Review the Medium and Long Term goals of NCAFC - what do we want the Club to look like and be doing in 5 years and 10 years’ time?
- • From the above, review:
- § What sort of people we need involved to assist the Club achieve those goals.
- § The Short Term goals & actions to start getting us there
The outcomes from this session will determine our 2014 Business Plan and a renewed Strategic Plan for the Club.
If you need further information , please contact President James Mackie on 0408 610 454.
We have now placed a link to the club calendar on our website. This calendar will be updated with events as they are set. Please remember to check the calendar for updates.
5/02/2014 – Committee Meeting, 7pm Premier Hotel
10/02/2014 – Swans Dinner, 6pm Premier Hotel (see details above)
15/02/2014 – Strategic Planning Meeting, 10am Number 1 Oval Clubrooms
22/02/2014 – NCAFC Golf Day – Please contact James Drury for details on 0449 554 880
01/03/2014 – Trial Game (s) Vs Pennant Hills, Details to be confirmed
29/03/2014 – Season Launch, Premier Hotel, Details to be confirmed
05/04/2014 – Round 1
Players – Please complete online registration ASAP