Southwest German Football Association

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South West German Football Association
South West German FA.jpg
Formation 23 July 1949
Type Football association
Headquarters Villastraße 63a
234,322 (2017)
Hans-Dieter Drewitz
Parent organization
German Football Association

The South West German Football Association (German: Südwestdeutscher Fussball-Verband), the SWFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the southern part of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.[1]

DFB, its five regional and 21 state associations

The SWFV is also part of the Southwestern Regional Football Association, one of five regional federations in Germany. The other member of the regional association are the Rhineland Football Association and the Saarland Football Association.[1]

In 2017, the SWFV had 234,322 members, 1,036 member clubs and 5,371 teams playing in its league system.[2]


  1. ^ a b Regional Associations DFB website - Map and details of the regional associations, accessed: 4 April 2015
  2. ^ "Mitglieder-Statistik 2016" (PDF) (in German). Deutscher Fussball-Bund. Retrieved 30 March 2018. 

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