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FEBRUARY 2021 EDITION Barossa United FC

In this Edition

  1. President's Report
  2. Wine Fundraiser
  3. Team Photos - Save the date
  4. Presentation Day
  5. Merchandise
  6. Sponsorship opportunity

President'S Report

Dear Members,

As the 2021 season blurs past us and as we only have a few weeks of football remaining, we have a few important announcements for all our members regarding Sponsors, Fundraising, Merchandise and Presentation Day.

In this edition we would like to thank our sponsors, if not for their generous support we are not in the game. We are honoured to carry their names and logos with us each week and we strive to do them proud. Please support our sponsors and on behalf of all our members, THANK YOU!

As you will see in this newsletter our End-of-Season celebrations will be very different this year. It will not be perfect but unfortunately planning large events is nearly impossible in the age of COVID. You will receive more information on your Presentation Day soon and we hope that we can all come back together to celebrate in 2022.

Fundraising has always been crucial in helping to keep our fees low and fund equipment purchases for our players. With the complexity of COVID, the past two seasons has seen the Club’s ability to plan and hold any large fundraising events hampered by changing restrictions. Please get behind this season's fundraising initiative and help make it a success. This is not exclusive to BUFC members so please send it to your family and friends.

The launch of the new BUFC merchandise has been an amazing success, it is fantastic to see so many players and parents in the new club merchandise at the games and around the Valley. Stay tuned for news on new products for the 2022 season.

As everyone will have noticed some work on the new facilities has begun with the removal of some of the landscaped plants. We hope to bring you more detail on the development soon as we are through the final approval process. Hopefully games and training sessions being cancelled due to flooding will soon be a thing of the past!

Cheers, George Triandafyllidis

The Hoffman Duck Pond on the 16th July.

Wine fundraiser

Sales of our incredible value wine have been going well but we need your help to make this fundraiser a sell-out success!

COVID-19 has severely impeded BUFC's ability to plan much needed fundraising events. Additionally, the fit out of the new development looming on the horizon, increasing costs, and a determination to keep our fees as low as possible, means support from our BUFC Community of this Wine Fundraiser is more important than ever! If you haven't already done so, please get you friends and family to order a bottle of this unique offering; a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Grenache and Shiraz from Rojomoma's single vineyard in Ebenezer.

As many of you will know, a ‘top bin’ goal is highly celebrated requiring great skill as it is scored by kicking the ball into either of the top corners of the net. Similarly, this wine has been skillfully blended by Rojomoma to ensure all the goals of great winemaking are exceeded.

There’s so much going on with this complex wine! The 2019 vintage was tiny, yet these Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Grenache and Shiraz grapes were intensely flavoured. Blackberry, black current, dark cocoa, violet, herbs, and plum is just the start of the flavour spectrum in this wine. The mouth-watering savoury elements are typical of the unique personality of Rojomoma’s single vineyard in Ebenezer, Barossa Valley. It has a great structure with full but smooth tannins. Enjoy now or cellar for more than 10 years.

Exceptional value at $25 per bottle or $132 for a 6 pack carton.

All orders will be handed out at Presentation Day, but delivery outside of the Barossa can also be arranged. Please fill in the digital pdf form (link below) and email to Bernie; redart@rojomoma.com.au. If you have any queries, please contact Bernadette Kaeding, telephone 0421 272 336.

Order your 'Top Bin Blend' now!

This fundraiser has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the following local businesses, and thanks to the hard work of our fundraising committee:

TEAM photos - Save the date

Team photos will be taken either Wednesday 25th August or Thursday 26th August depending on your team. Photos will be available for purchase if you wish but everyone needs to attend for a photo with your team in your full home kit (BUFC navy top, BUFC shorts, navy with green stripped socks). More information will be provided very soon.

Presentation day

Due to the complexity of trying to organise events in a pandemic, the committee has decided to provide funding to each team so organise their own small end of year events. This ensures that any postponements and adjustments can be more easily managed on a smaller scale, but also ensure each celebration is carried out in way that is fitting for the team's age group. These events will incorporate handing out club awards and trophies. Your team manager / coaches will communicate with you soon around what is being organised for your team so stay tuned!

Merchandise

It has been fantastic to see our members embracing the new BUFC merchandise which has raised over $2000 for the club. We have the umbrellas, caps, stubbie coolers available from the canteen for purchase - a great idea for end of season gifts for your coach and team manager! (Maybe throw in a bottle of the 'Top Bin Blend' as well!!)

The BUFC shorts in a large range of sizes, as well as home and away socks are always available from the canteen. Just pay via the Square – equipment is in the filing cabinet drawers in the clubrooms.

We will have the merchandise webstore open again at the end of the year during registrations for 2022.

SPONSORSHIP opportunity

We are currently finalising our 2022 home tops and therefore our major sponsors. We have an opportunity for another Barossa United FC Gold Sponsor in 2022 who get their logos on a sleeve. If you know of any businesses who might be interested in being one of our highly prized Club Sponsors please contact George president@barossaunited.com.au for our 2022 Sponsorship Package Document.

THANKs for your support

Barossa United appreciates all the help and support of our amazing sponsors. Please support them in return!

Platinum Sponsors

Over 20 years building experience specialising in: entire home and unit refurbishments and  extensions, commercial and residential kitchens and bathrooms, NDIS and insurance work, commercial building maintenance, project management.

DAVID CROWL T:0488 083 565

Ph: 8562 4444

159-161 Murray St Nuriootpa

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

Elderton Wines is proud to support local sport, and is excited to be sponsoring Barossa United.
Yelland & Papps are for wine lovers and enthusiasts looking for individual, elegant and distinctive wines made in small quantities. Those wanting a connection with a small family winery that are passionate about what they do and hands on with all aspects, practicing old world techniques in a new world way and continually pushing boundaries but respecting the traditions of the famous Barossa Valley.
Based at the ‘Home of the Brave’ in the Barossa, First Drop is making wines with flavour, texture and a splash of funk.
Living life amongst the vines, crafting fresh & lively roasted Arabica Coffee Beans through the art of profile roasting. Our beans are always stamped with the roast date ensuring they are fresh! We encourage you to purchase small quantities of beans more often & enjoy your coffee while it’s still breathing flavour & life, within a month of roast date.

Bronze sponsor

Join us at the Calabria Family Wines Tasting Room for a leisurely wine tasting or enjoy lunch at the on-site restaurant, whilst taking in the magnificent view!

Contact Us

The Committee Members are always available to have a chat about how you can help out at the Club, or if you have any concerns or issues you would like to discuss please feel free to contact us.

George Triandafyllidis

President – 0411 053 151 – president@barossaunited.com.au

Lisa Ognjanovic

Administrator – 0410 917 824 – admin@barossaunited.com.au