A festival is a fun event for kids younger than twelve years of age, both males and females!
- The games that are played there are competitive and are suitable to be played by players with and without football background.
- It is usually done after a SAFA D Licence Coaching Course is completed or coaches can just plan and do it in order to stimulate the participation amongst young kids.
- One hundred kids are needed for this event, ten qualified coaches and equipment.
- The organising committee must be formed as follows:
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||Water & Sanitation(Hired toilets, drinking water)
||Marketing & media
||Meals (VIP’S & Ordinary)
Needs for the festival
- 100 Balls
- 200 Markers
- 2 pairs of collapsible goals
- 10 x 10 sets of bibs
- Fully equipped first aid bag (one coach must have a basic knowledge for first aid)
- Meals for participants and coaches
- Sound system
- Department of sports and recreation (DSR)
- This is a governmental institution that is dealing with sports in South Africa.
- They are not coordinating sports but assisting federations with funds to run their programs.
- South African Football Association (SAFA)
- Is the association that governs football in South Africa, both males and females.
- The association is governing from the national level, to provinces, regions, locals & zones.
- Website: www.safa.net
- Department of Education (DOE)
- Schools are also playing sports, which makes them the stakeholder for SAFA.
- Schools’ tournaments & competitions are coordinated in connection with SAFA structure, yet DOE has its own structure.
- District & Local Municipality
- Municipalities are government but they are having the budget to support sports programs.
- They support the programs where stakeholders are applying for assistance.
- This is the main document used to govern all institutions and associations.
- The constitution is only valid once it is endorsed by the council of the institution.
- Policies & procedures
- The team or institution will decide to have its ethics where people are being controlled in their behaviour.
- How to conduct yourself or the team in certain situations.
- Child Safety
- It is our responsibility to protect our athletes, as we are parents in the sporting environment.
- Protect them from injuries, abuse and all other bad things that can happen.
- The document is supplied by SAFA Coaching Department and available to all coaches doing a SAFA D Licence Coaching Course
- Code of conduct
- It is a set of rules outlining the social norms, religious rules and responsibilities for an individual within the organization.
- Organization Chart – SAFA Leadership
- Organization Leagues
- Coaches Development
- National Teams
- Banyana Banyana – Open age National team
- Basestsana – U20 National team
- Abantwana – U17 National team