Youth Conference

what is the FAW youth conference?

At the Football Association of Wales, we believe in the power of young people. Young people aren’t just the leaders of the future but have the drive, skills and ideas to make a positive change in football today.

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What to expect

The FAW Youth Conference is an opportunity to challenge yourself to expand your leadership potential in football while developing your skills and knowledge through a range of workshops, activities and talks. The conference will provide a great networking opportunity to meet like-minded ambitious young people who aim to positively impact the game in their community and obtain a job in football in the future.

The 2024 FAW Youth Conference will take place both in North and South Wales on Wednesday 14th of August at Dragon Park in Newport and Wednesday 21st August at Colliers Park in Wrexham. Applications are open to young people aged between 12-24 years old.

The Youth Conference is FREE to attend; further information, including how to apply, is provided below.

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What are the benefits of attending?

There are a range of benefits that result from attending the FAW Youth Conference, some of these can include:

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    Develop your skills and knowledge

    Hear from experts on a range of topics to develop your skills and knowledge.

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    Be a part of the future of Welsh Football

    Find out about career and volunteer opportunities in football.

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    Network & share

    Connect and engage with participants and special guests in meaningful conversations.

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    Certificate of attendance

    Obtain a certificate of participation.

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    Expand your leadership potential

    Acquire the skills needed to unlock leadership potential.

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    Please note that spaces are limited and you are eligible to attend if you can answer yes to the following requirements:

    • Are currently involved in football in Wales or have ambitions to become involved (e.g. Player, Coach, Official, volunteer).
    • Will be aged 12-24 as of the 14th of August 2024.
    • You have permission to attend from parents/guardians if aged between 12-18.

    Please complete the registration form via the link below to apply to attend either the FAW Youth Conference at Newport (14th Aug) or Wrexham (21st Aug).

    The application window closes on the 30th June 2024. Your place will be confirmed via email by 8th July 2024, pending confirmation that you meet the above criteria. Those who have been unsuccessful will be contacted following this date.

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    **Applications will open soon**

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    Apply now - Wrexham YC

    The FAW Youth Conference has been organised in collaboration with the FAW Youth Council.

    The FAW Youth Council aims to provide a platform for children and young people to influence change and decision-making in Welsh football while developing themselves as young leaders and ambassadors of the game.