Compulsory transition to Touch Football Online (TFO)

first_imgTouch Football Australia (TFA) as part of our Strategic Plan 2011-2015, has been reviewing requirements related to the registration of individual participants. TFA has a particular strategic objective to “Substantially increase participation to 500,000 verifiable and contactable members by 2015”, as first communicated in the TFA Membership Registration Procedure Memorandum, released May 2012. As the constituted national organisation for Touch Football, TFA has subsequent requirements for affiliated members as stipulated in the TFA Constitution. Clause 15 of the constitution outlines details about how an affiliate remains recognised by TFA and simple requirements to remain compliant. A copy of the full Constitution and Strategic Plan can be found on the TFA website www.touchfootball.com.au. Importantly, relevant to this communication affiliated associations are obligated to keep a registration of all participants within the area or under its representation. This information of participants must be provided to TFA in a recognised national format on a regular basis. This recognised format will only be accepted via Online Registration as of Season 1, 2015.The Constitution deems participants as a person who regularly participates, including but not limited to officials, coaches, players or referees in a Touch Football competition controlled, organised or sanctioned by the Association.In addition to constitutional requirements, TFA needs this information as part of covering affiliates and individuals with insurance through the National Insurance Scheme.As a result of new changes in technology and societal pressure, TFA is in the process of transitioning to a national online registration system.Through a strategic partnership with Fox Sports Pulse (formerly SportingPulse), TFA has developed and released the new Touch Football Online system (TFO) to be used by affiliates and the breadth of the Touch Football community. This is a major achievement and part of the continuous technological improvements and developments being developed for the current strategic cycle; designed to better engage with, track and manage our members and their information.The TFO program is available for all recognised affiliates to converge to. Importantly, TFA aims to have all affiliates transition from paper registration processes to the new online system (TFO), by no later than Season 1 2015 (1st January, 2015).For more information, please click on the attachment below. Related Filestfo_reminder_memo-pdfRelated LinksTouch Football Onlinelast_img

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