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The University of Bristol Barracuda American Football team gratefully acknowledges the support of their sponsors for the 2015-16 season.


Green House is the Barracuda's social sponsor since 2014. Hosting Cuda NFL Sunday, the bar shows all the action from every week of the regular season and beyond. With the game up on the big screen and a fully stocked bar plus excellent kitchen, there's nowhere better in Bristol to watch the action. Greenhouse will also be the venue for Bristol's biggest and best Super Bowl party.

Armasec Security

Armasec Security is a Bristol-based company providing door supervision and event security services for a wide range of events. Armasec have many years experience in managing student events and corporate functions, as well as providing staff for many larger music festivals. Armasec are the Barracuda Game Ball Sponsor for the 2015-16 season and has been for many years.

Armasec is a trustworthy and flexible employer of students ideal for vacation work. With extensive contacts throughout the security and events management industry, they can tailor a package to suit the security and safety needs of any event.

EP Sport

EP Sports is the Barracuda 2015-16 player equipment sponsor and has also been for many years. EP Sports was established in 2007 by Joe Black, an American Football player who has won both a national championship and represented the Great Britain Lions in the 2005 European Championships. Joe is also Head Coach of the Liverpool Fury, the Universities' American football team, which he founded in 2006. Through his experience in American Football, Joe gained an understanding of the need for high quality equipment & sportswear to optimise athletes performance, and which manufacturers can deliver these products.

Joe’s playing and coaching experience, within grassroots and elite level sport, together with a degree in Sports Development and Physical Education, has helped to bring EP Sports to where it is today, helping athletes realise their potential.

The Barracuda gameday uniform is sponsored by Knoah . Knoah supply excellent team uniforms to clubs throughout Europe at College, Adult and Youth level with attractive discounts for team orders as well as attentive & expert service. To design your new Knoah uniform, head to The Knoah Shop or contact Knoah directly by email at

Prospective Sponsors


American Football may not seem like the most obvious sport to play or support in a country where we already have such a wide range of sports played to a high level. But the sheer professionalism and global marketing capacity of the NFL (the National Football League) means that American Football is one of the fastest growing sports in the United Kingdom.

Bristol is one of the strongholds of American Football in the UK, with over 200 registered players currently representing Bristol’s various teams. But only now will Bristol University, for the first time, have its own team.

A Professional Organisation

The Bristol Barracuda is a University Sports team with a substantial difference. It is being established and managed not only by students, but also by some of the leading names in UK American Football – professional personnel with extensive experience of launching competitive teams with the British Universities and Colleges Sport. This is not the world of bouncing cheques or student loans, but a club established with a viable business plan and a formidable array of talent in its administrative ranks.

American Football teams are large enterprises, and the Bristol Barracuda squad numbers some 50 elite athletes, along with a large support staff of coaches and administrators, all dedicated to promoting the 'Cuda on a national stage.

The Barracuda are fully committed to a range of community projects which will further enhance the publicity the team will receive. School demonstrations and various grass-roots initiatives will take the game to young people who have never tried the sport – all in the spotlight of the press.

Our Aims

The Bristol Barracuda are unashamedly ambitious. For many years, players from Bristol University have turned out for the local UWE Bullets – a team based around the University of the West of England. Recently, it became very apparent that the Bristol University Players are among the best players at the Bullets. This year, two Bristol University players were selected for the Great Britain Bulldogs (the student representative side) and three others were selected to represent the South versus the North. Based on past form, then, it is clear that the Barracuda will attract some of the finest student athletes in the country, continuing the strong tradition of Bristol University Sport.

Backed by a quite exceptional coaching staff, the Barracuda have entered the British Universities and Colleges Sport, travelling to fixtures as disparate as Glasgow and Plymouth, Aberystwyth and Norwich. The Bristol Barracuda aim to be the leading University-based American Football team in the country by 2012 – an eminently achievable target.

Our Contacts

We hope your interest has now been piqued. We have a wide range of sponsor packages available for promoting your business and brand through the Bristol Barracuda.

All packages are negotiable to some extent, and represent excellent opportunities to gain exposure within the student market. Certain deals are already secured and interest to date has been extremely high.

To discuss the package that may be best suited to your business, please contact our Director of Operations, Coach Phil Fear who can be contacted by email at or by telephone on 07739279367 - © Bristol University Barracuda 2010