Prior to Match Day and on Match Day – All fixtures
Check BUCS / SSS Website for fixture venue and start time and any last minute changes.
Check BUCS Website for the kit colour you are supposed to wear – (Home team changes if kit clash so be prepared)
Kit is washed / cleaned / counted and everyone is aware who is bringing it to venue.
*IMPORTANT* Check all players participating are members of the Sports Union AND have insurance.
Team (Score) +Sheets prepared clearly for officials and copy retained.
Check facilities are booked and confirm time with Sports Administrator for the opposing team 48 hours before the match.
Officials are mandatory and need to be booked at least 3 weeks in advance.
Post-match hospitality is arranged (if required).
Equipment checked and any special match day kit prepared (match balls pumped up / 1st Aid Kit etc.)
Always submit results to the Union Affairs Assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org) immediately after the game.
Transport booked at least 7 days in advance – Please refer to the “How to book a minibus” factsheet (essential documentation that needs to be submitted). Link to the booking form is here.
Take plenty of water and food for journey – both ways (post-match recovery).
Arrange who is bringing different items of kit (balls / playing kit / water bottles etc).
Leave with plenty of time to make your fixture – don’t be late.
If you have taken a minibus to your fixture, remember to fully refuel the bus before returning to QMU.
You can download and print a copy of this checklist here.
*This list is not exhaustive and should be used as a starting point for your preparations.