FAQ's

  1. What is Browns Backers Worldwide (BBW)?

    Browns Backers Worldwide (BBW) is the official fan club of the Cleveland Browns for our fans 14 and older. BBW exists as a non-profit organization to actively support and positively promote the Cleveland Browns. Browns Backers Worldwide is considered to be one of the largest organized fan clubs in professional sports!

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  2. Is Browns Backers Worldwide directly affiliated with the Cleveland Browns?

    Yes! Browns Backers Worldwide is directly affiliated with the Cleveland Browns. Our offices are located at 76 Lou Groza Blvd. in Berea, OH. 

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  3. How many Browns Backer chapters are there?

    The total number of chapters changes periodically. As of May 2020, there are 363 chapters in 15 different countries.

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  4. Are there costs to join Browns Backers Worldwide?

    Being a member of Browns Backers Worldwide is free.

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  5. What are the benefits of joining the Browns Backers Worldwide?

    Being a member of Browns Backers Worldwide has its perks, including:

    • Digital Browns Backers Worldwide membership card
    • 10% discount at the Team Shop and online Pro Shop 
    • The ability to edit your own profile on www.Fans.ClevelandBrowns.com
    • The opportunity to join or create a Browns Backer Club in your area
    • Other special offers, contests, promotions and communications available to Backers only!
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  6. How do I become a Browns Backer?

    You can become a Browns Backer by completing an online application. Click here to join. You will then receive an email to activate your membership. 

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  7. How do I obtain my membership card?

    Simply log on to your profile and select “click here to view virtual membership card.” The link will open and you will have the ability to print your card at your convenience. 

    Sorry, we no longer mail physical membership cards. 

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  8. How do I start a chapter?

    To be considered as a new BBW chapter, you must fill out the online chapter application. This can be found on the Browns Backers homepage under the link "Registration". We require that you fill out all the information asked. A recommended number for your roster is 5 (which includes all names and contact information). Submitting an application does not guarantee you a chapter.  Chapters are reviewed individually and a member from Browns Backers Worldwide will provide updates during the review process.  

    Keep in mind, chapters need to be at a minimum 10-miles away from any existing chapters. You can view current chapter locations using our Backer Tracker.

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  9. How do I contact an already existing chapter?

    Click here to see a list of all active chapters. You can click on the chapter you desire to find the President's contact information.

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  10. What if I have been a Browns Backer for so long, I cannot remember if my information is current or active?

    If you are unsure of your membership status Browns Backers Worldwide, email bbwnews@clevelandbrowns.com for support.  

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