The team kits for the 2011 season are produced by Kappa and the main shirt sponsor is Sparebanken Vest. Other sponsors featured on the kit are BKK (shoulders), JM (chest), AXA (left arm), Chess (upper back), Norne Securities (front of shorts), Coop Obs! (back of shorts) and Tide (socks). As of the 2011 season the Norwegian FA has made it compulsory for all Premiership teams to feature player names on the back of the shirts. On Brann's shirts the player's names are printed below the squad number.
March 17: Brann announced the club's youth squad for the 2011 season. The five junior players are allowed to play up to three matches in the Premiership without a professional contract and the club does not have to pay training compensations (link) to the players former clubs. This was a new rule set by the Norwegian FA to make it easier for clubs to utilise young national players on the highest level of Norwegian football.
March 20: Brann opened the season with a 2-1 upset win against reigning champions Rosenborg. While Rosenborg were considered contenderes for the title by most experts before the season, Brann was deemed to have a tough season by most pundits, and many considered them relegation bound after losing key players like Erik Huseklepp, Petter Vaagan Moen and Jan Gunnar Solli and replacing them with Bosman players and youngsters. Kim Ojo scored and made an assist in his debut.