Bring UPSL to Wilmington, DE

$1,115 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 22 people in 29 months
Thank you for your interest in supporting Bearfight FC of Wilmington, DE, USA. 
 
Bearfight FC was formed in August of 2013 at Stoney's British Pub in Wilmington, DE by three people, Eric Shertz, Justin Lee, and Jeremy Sharpe, with the idea of building a member owned, member run soccer club. We drew inspiration from clubs like FC United of Manchester, AFC Wimbledon, and Bohemain FC of Dublin, Ireland. 
 
After three and a half years of playing soccer in the Senior Division of the Intercounty Soccer League in suburban Philadelphia, PA, Bearfight FC is ready to take the next step in promoting member supported, member owned soccer in the United States. Welcome to Bring UPSL to Wilmington, DE. This campaign is your chance to become a part of Bearfight FC.
 
What is your membership drive goal? 
Our 2017 goal is to gain 2000 new members and raise $20,000 for the club.
 
Where will Bearfight FC be spending the money raised in this membership drive? 
In our continued mission to develop soccer in Wilmington, DE, this member drive has been started to build a solid member base and prove what we already know: that supporter ownership can be a reality in the United States.  We also want to show that you can ascend the US Soccer pyramid through this model.  The money raised in our 2017 member drive will be used to BRING UPSL TO WILMINGTON, DE, USA. United Premier Soccer League, or UPSL, is a national amateur soccer league expanding to the northeastern United States. We want to bring UPSL to Wilmington to give our players and our supporters the club that they deserve and a chance to compete on a national stage in a league that we feel matches up with our values. 

It's time to bring member supported Bearfight FC to UPSL and Bring UPSL to Wilmington, DE, USA. 

Bearfight FC of Wilmington, DE
'Loyalty. Inclusion. Family. Pride.'



To thank all of our supporters, donors of any amount will be added to our monthly newsletter! 

Memberships at all levels $20 or over will get you exclusive pre sales to new Bearfight FC merchandise and discount codes to all Bearfight FC events such as foot golf tournament and parties.

Membership will also give you access to membership votes and contests, as well as the opportunity to run for general membership chairs.

Current members, bump yourself up to any member level by contributing the difference in your current membership level. Please contact us if are a current member adding a new contribution.
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Recently release Bearfight FC mini doc.
https://youtu.be/5H1UTgvShJI
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Next Sunday, at 11 am, our boys finally get back on the pitch to resume training on an outdoor pitch.
March 5th, at 2 pm, we play our first competitive match in the city of Wilmington proper at Eden Park.
These are exciting times.
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New shirt available exclusively through the membership drive, available in men's sizes small through XX Large.
Member shirt
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Former head coach Brian Barrish and Bearfight FC
1,2,3 Bearfight
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$1,115 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 22 people in 29 months
Created January 30, 2017
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MF
$20
Matthew Fowley
10 months ago

Good Luck in 2018

DF
$75
Derek Fahnestock
10 months ago
JW
$20
Jamie Woodson
11 months ago

Greetings from Pennsylvania

CR
$20
Christopher Culp Robinson
14 months ago
DP
$45
Dominic Perrett
23 months ago
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Greetings from San Francisco City FC

$20
Nathan Morales
27 months ago

Greetings from Minneapolis!

$20
Matt Ralph
27 months ago
SM
$45
Scott Maurer
27 months ago

Love the idea of a fan owned club. Let me know how I can become involved.

TR
$50
Tommy Ro
28 months ago
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