Thank you to our valued sponsors.

Ballarat Leagues Club

The Ballarat Leagues Club has been along time supporter of the BFUA.  In 2017 the BFUA will be again heading to the BLC following weekend matches to enjoy and enjoy great food, drink and the chance to chat about the weekends round of matches.  BFUA members are encouraged to get along to the BLC with your family for a meal and a drink during the week and remember to use your BFUA/BLC membership card.

Ballarat Leagues Club was officially opened in September of 1998, by the Ballarat Football League Social Club Inc.  Managed and operated by the BFL Social Club, the primary purpose of the Ballarat Leagues Club is to provide support and funding for the Ballarat Football League and Australian football in the Ballarat region.  We are a community club who supports various organisations and community groups throughout Ballarat and the wider area.

The Ballarat Leagues Club markets itself as a "One Stop Entertainment Venue." We provide a number of facilities including Premiers Lounge Bistro serving meals 7 days per week and seating capacity for 160 people. Our Premiers Lounge features a Large Screen TV, inviting Open Fire Place, Kids Korner including X-Box games and TV Video area for children, delicious coffee bar and cakes plus 5 beers on tap. The venue also boasts lounge areas with plasma screen and complimentary tea and coffee and a Gaming Room. Our bar offers a comfortable environment with Light meals available 7 days, plus a TAB Easy Bet Terminal and Fox Sports featuring all of your Live sporting action!

Please click on the BLC link for more information about the BLC and to book your next visit.


Golden Nugget Bakery

Eane Whitten and Buffalo Sports are great supporters of the BFUA.  They provide great service and quality apparel for the BFUA.

Established in 1972 in Melbourne, Australia, the Buffalo Sports brand has now grown to be recognized and trusted world wide. At the beginning of 2010 we shifted into our new 10,000 square meter head office and factory. We are now equipped to handle orders of any size. Our stock range levels enable orders to be processed and despatch very quickly. We manufacture an extensive range of products using the highest quality materials. Our product range covers all sports, specializing in the manufacturing of balls, hardware, clothing and protective equipment to meet your needs, with over 5000 different items available. We are leaders in the constantly changing world of sporting goods and are always developing new products. We are exclusive distributors for the Oceania region of Eleiko, world famous weightlifting equipment approved by the International Weightlifting Federation and the International Power lifting Federation. We are the exclusive distributor of Stanford cricket equipment which is of the highest quality and used by more than 30 international players.

We are also distributors of international quality Cornilleau table tennis equipment and world famous Acme whistles. Our products are exported to over 50 countries world wide and can be found locally in leading sports stores, supermarkets, newsagents, toy stores, general stores, sporting clubs, schools and associations. We also provide many famous companies and teams with customized corporate and promotional items such as uniforms, balls with custom logos, bags, hats etc. to promote their company or team.

Please click on the Buffalo Sports link to find out more about the products and service that Buffalo Sports provide.


Lake Health Group

The BFUA are delighted to have the Lake Health Group as a sponsor in 2017.  The Lake Health Group are the BFUA's preferred medical partner and should be your first port of call if you sustain an injury on or off the field.  The BFUA look forward to a long and positive partnership with the Lake Health Group.

Please click on the Lake Health Group link to find out more about the services that the Lake Health Group provide.


Miners Tavern

Miners Tavern is another great supporter of the BFUA.  A great spot to have a meal and a drink whether it be for lunch or dinner.  Remember to let them know you are from the BFUA.  During the season on selected evenings we will be heading to the Miners Tavern to enjoy a great meal, drink and to chat about an exciting round of local football.

Please click on the Miners Tavern link to find out more about the Miners Tavern and arrange your next visit.


JAL Contractors

JAL Contractors are a great supporter of the BFUA. 

JAL Contractors is a locally owned and operated Earthmoving & Building Maintenance business.  JAL Contractors specializes in bulk earthworks projects for a number of different clientele across Victoria.  We also specialize in the supply and delivery of kaolin sand, which is commonly used for horse arenas and trotting tracks throughout Victoria.  JAL Contractors also supply maintenance services for both domestic and commercial properties as required.

The BFUA look forward to the continued support of JAL Contractors in 2017 and beyond.



The BFUA are excited to have Body&Soul continue as a sponsor in 2018.  

Body & Soul (BAS) has long been a pioneer within the fitness industry, having been established in 2003 by fitness influencer and innovator Mel Tempest. Over the years it has garnered a worldwide reputation for having been among the first independent health clubs in Australia, to introduce gym-goers to training options such as:

  • Netpulse in-club app
  • Wexer virtual reality group fitness
  • Les Mills virtual reality RPM classes
  • MYZONE’s wearable heart rate system
  • Mums & Bubs, Older Adults
  • Over 50 Instructor driven group fitness classes
  • Uni Memberships

BAS has developed a brand new type of gym that integrates every possible kind of training in a really friendly, open-plan layout. It’s divided into specialised zones – they have areas for cardio, free weights, Pin loaded equipment and Circuit equipment for beginners. What’s more, they've got an amazing range of equipment and plenty of it too, so you'll never have to wait. Or if functional training is more your thing, you'll love our SYNRGY360 and HIIT N Run workout zone which are essentially a fun playground to workout in.

With so much choice, it’s really easy to keep your workout interesting and new.

The BFUA look forward to again woking with Body & Soul in 2018 and beyond.  Please click on the Body & Soul logo to find out more about the great services Body & Soul provide.


Sleeps Plumbing

Welcome to Sleep’s Plumbing Ballarat, proudly supplying water solutions to the wider Ballarat community for over 45 years, and now proudly supporting the Ballarat Football Umpires Association.

At Sleep’s Plumbing, we pride ourselves on our commitment to you, the customer, and in turn we appreciate the loyalty our clients have shown us over the years.

Our dedicated team will provide you with an experienced, professional outcome. No job is ever the same, so our personnel are qualified to be able to adjust to the requirements of each and all.

Sleep’s Plumbing Services, include

·         Leaking Taps and Toilets

·         Roof Leak Repairs

·         Complete Roof and Spouting Replacements

·         Hot Water Service Replacements

·         Clearing of Blocked Sewer and Stormwater Drains

·         Complete Sewer Replacements

·         Sewer Repairs

· ·      All Gas Appliance Installations

·         Split System Air Conditioning Installations

·         Treatment Plant Servicing Evirosep SP2000

·         Backflow Prevention Device Testing

We are also an :

Agent for Aussie Kleen Septic Systems

Above all, we are different, we stand by whatever we commit to with you, whether it be to arrive at a prearranged time or to communicate directly with you as to the nature and requirements of the job.

Click on the Sleep's plumbing logo to meet the team and open yourself up to the world of Sleeps Plumbing.  Then Follow us Facebook and keep up with any special offers we have from time to time!!


Golden Nugget Bakery

Golden Nugget Bakery aims to provide fresh, fast, healthy food, that is tasty and consistent, serving our customers in a friendly, yet professional manner.   We offer a range of service styles, from efficient counter service with fast food, or making up a salad roll/sandwich of your choice, to drive thru service (no need to leave your car, but still being able to purchase quality, healthy food), to café service; providing clean, comfortable, vibrant surroundings. 

We endeavour to cater for all ages, and produce fun kid’s donuts, through to quality coffee and quality slices, through to small loaves of bread for the elderly, and old favourites like jam roll, lamingtons, and cornflake biscuits - just to name a few.

Today, Golden Nugget Bakery is dedicated to being one of, if not, THE, leading bakery in Ballarat.  Employing approximately 80 staff, and recruiting as we speak, we remain focused on the quality of our products and our staff, and will be set apart from our competitors by excelling our drive thru service.  Golden Nugget Bakery endeavours to become a household name.


About Us

The Ballarat Football Umpires Association is one of Australia's largest football umpiring groups having been established in 1913.

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