AFANA Now Accepting 2014 Grand Final Party Announcements

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Are you or your group hosting a Grand Final party? Columbus

Once again, AFANA is accepting announcements of Grand Final parties. If you are hosting a Grand Final party and want AFANA to post it on our site complete the form below this article.     Milwaukee

If you are a party organizer (no matter how big or small) or your footy club, social club, Australian American Chamber of Commerce, Aussie pub, etc. are planning a party please let us know.  If we know, we can direct local fans and out of town visitors to you.  Last year, many of the individual party listings were read over 1000 times each on our site!  Our listings cover the entire globe.  If there is a party somewhere around the world then we want to have it listed!  If you haven't started planning your party, now is the time to do so.  Selected parties can receive AFL merchandise for door prizes for their guests.  All party organizers are automatically entered into any AFL contest on their web site.Phoenix

Please complete the form below to submit your announcement.  Announcements will be posted to our web site. AFANA reserves the right to edit all announcements for style and brevity.  Attachments may be sent with additional details to: Please note:  Even if you send something to us by e-mail, you still must complete the form below!  If you do not complete the form first, we may not publish your announcement!  We recommend that you if have a user account on this site that you log in prior to completing the form.  Party listings will be published here. Front page readers click on "read more" to see the form.

For US parties:  If you are looking for a place to hold your party, try those bars and pubs which carry Fox Soccer channels.  As of 9/23/2014, the Grand Final is live in the USA on Fox Soccer Plus (FSP). WatchAFL will also have live internet coverage. The only live US coverage is on FSP or WatchAFL. AFANA will post this and any updates on our TV pages (TV schedules). For Canadian fans, as of 9/23/2014, TSN2 coverage will be live as will WatchAFL. US and Canadian coverage will run from 11:00 PM to 4:00 AM EDT including pre-game and post-game. 

AFL Listings:  The AFL has a party submission page also. If you submit our form, we will share the info with the AFL and you won't need to complete their form.  We want to help you have the most exposure possible. Submissions here are automatically entered into the AFL's drawing for a chance to win the AFL prizes.

A poster is linked at the bottom of the page which you can download and use for free to promote your party, courtesy of AFANA. Download it before you press "Submit".

Please enter only party start times in your submission. Do not enter start times of the match or TV coverage as this information will not be corrected if it changes and thus is not published. 

Please enter the City and the Country where the party is being held.

Location (Name of Venue / Pub / Bar / residence) where the party is being held.

The telephone number of the venue if your guests need to contact the host location. (This is optional but if provided, it is published.  If you wish to include a separate, not to be published, phone number for us to contact you, that number may be entered below in the "your telephone number" field.)

Directions to the venue:  (Please do NOT enter your party text or blurb here.  You will have a chance to do that below. This is for directions only. ) (Please include street address or cross streets. Remember some guests may not be familiar with your city or venue. You may enter a link to a map of the location on the next field down.)


Please enter a URL (web link)  for the directions (at Mapquest, Google, Bing, etc.) if available.  Do not include the http:// portion.

Date for your party: (Do NOT enter the date of the Grand Final or TV coverage, we need the date your party begins in your local area!  For example, in most of the USA and Canada, the parties occur on Friday night, September 26th this year. Dates should be local time in the area of the venue.  Parties that begin at 12:00 MN are considered to be September 27th.)


Starting time for your party: (Do NOT enter the time of the Grand Final or TV coverage, we need the time party-goers can arrive and be admitted!  Times should be local time in the area of the venue. 12:00 is assumed to mean Midnight [MN].)

Please enter your e-mail so we can contact you if we have questions:

Please enter the e-mail you want the public to use if guests have questions and if this is different than the above address: For example, this might be the contact address for the club or venue.

Your name so that we can contact you.  If you do not wish this to be published, so note in the "Other" field below.

Your telephone number if we need to contact you. (This will not be published if you so request.  If you wish to include a phone number for the venue you can note it above in the venue phone number field.)


If you have a special web page for the party enter it here.  Do not include the http:// portion.

Please indicate if your event or the venue have any age restictions, particularly regarding minors or alcohol consumption.

If there is an age restriction, select it here. If "Other" include a note below in the "Any other notes" area and include any restrictions you think guests should know.

Again this year, AFANA in conjunction with the AFL, expects to have a few prizes to be given away at select parties around North America (only).  If you would be interested in having your party participate, click "Yes" (if not already selected) and we will contact you with more information.   (Recipient parties are obligated to notify AFANA of the names and contact information of any prize winners.  Failure to do so will disqualify your party from participation in future years.) All party organizers, regardless of this choice, are entered into a drawing by the AFL to win a prize from the AFL.

Any other information you want potential visitors to know about your event.  You may include your party promo text or blurb here.  This may include information you want published in the announcement, notes to AFANA only regarding the event, or a request that certain information not be published such as your name. Do not include the start time of the match or TV coverage!

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