The Convention

January 7-10, Charlotte NC

The American Football Coaches Association annual convention is the premier networking event for coaches from all around the country.


200,000Sq Ft Exhibit Hall


Coaches, it's time to rev your engines.

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Bobby Wilder Old Dominion


Your AFCA membership application or renewal, Convention fee, and ticket purchases may be completed online. Please assist the AFCA staff by prepaying your membership dues and Convention fee by the December 10 deadline. Prepaid attendees can pick up all materials and tickets in Exhibit Halls AB of the Charlotte Convention Center as early as 9:00 am, Sunday, January 7, 2018.


AFCA discounted housing and travel can be booked through our sole official Housing Partner, Wyndham Jade. Support the AFCA by staying in hotels within the contracted block found on the Wyndham Jade website. Should you have questions about booking your hotel reservations, please feel free to contact Wyndham Jade at (877) 557-5338 or email afca@wyndhamjade.com.


Sat, Jan 6
Arrive in Charlotte
Sun, Jan 7
HS Coaches Academy
Buzz Sessions
AFCA Skills and Drills Field new
Mon, Jan 8
Divisional Meetings
Honors Luncheon presented by Amway
General Session
Interactive Sessions new
AFCA Skills and Drills Field new
Tailgate Party
Tues, Jan 9
General Session
American Football Coaches Awards Show
Wed, Jan 10
Chalk Talks
Depart Charlotte afternoon

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Corporate Partners

USA Today

Convention Sponsors

NCAA Leadership Development
Atavus Football
Sports Attack
Active Network (Jump Forward)
Glazier Clinics
USA Football
Brain Armor
Coaches Choice

Interested in sponsorship? Contact us today to learn more.
Bobby Staub, Director of Sponsorship & Development