It’s with great pleasure that we announce the details for the inaugural AFL Europe Champions League – 2015 – Amsterdam. Following a number of years with the majority of our major events being held in the UK and Ireland we are pleased the Amsterdam Devils have taken on the challenge to co-host the Champions League with AFL Europe. It’s a great chance for them to further develop the sport in a market with huge potential.
Date: 21st – 22nd March, 2015
Location: Amsterdam (venue TBC)
Accommodation: We will shortly announce our accommodation partner with special rates for teams
Transport: Make sure you book your flights/trains ASAP in order to keep costs low
Format: Club not country. Winning Club of each major league in our member nations invited (defer to runner-up if premier decline’s invite). If member country only has one club they automatically qualify if not part of another major league e.g. Madrid Bulls. Euro Cup format and rules. 9-a-side. One day competition with group stage and finals (team numbers dependant). Winner to be crowned Club Champions of Europe.
Player Eligibility: As this is a club based competition and there are a variety of different rules regarding Australian playing numbers across Europe we have decided on the following. Maximum of 4 Australian’s on the field at any one time. Players must have played at your club in the premiership year or be signed up to play in 2015. Maximum squad of 16 players (cannot be added to/swapped once the days play has begun).
Registration: Clubs need to confirm their attendance with firstname.lastname@example.org before January 9th, 2015. A registration fee will be charged per participant to help cover costs of the competition. This fee will be announced once all costs are confirmed and we have a clearer indication of the number of teams attending.
West London Wildcats
Llops Del Pla
Port Malmo Maulers
We are happy to also accommodate women’s teams if there is interest, e.g. Paris, Dublin, Toulouse, Newcastle, Wimbledon.
If you have any queries please contact us at email@example.com
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