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Frequently Asked Questions - Insurance

Insurance - Frequently Asked Questions

Through our Insurance Broker, Jones Brown Inc., Slo-Pitch National offers various types of insurance coverage to our members.
General members (teams, players, coaches and umpires) can apply for Secondary Accident and Liability Insurance. Conveners and
League Executives can take advantage of Host Liquor Liability packages for tournaments and banquets.

The Slo-Pitch National insurance program is handled through our National Office and British Columbia office. The Insurance program
is administered by Jones Brown Insurance Brokers and Consultants and underwritten by A+ rated Insurance Companies.
 

All leagues are provided with a proof of insurance upon registration. If you have not received your proof of insurance, you can
contact us and we will provide it for you. There is no charge to provide this insurance certificate.

You can request that your city/municipality be added as additional insured by completing the “Request an Insurance Certificate”
form and submitting it to the National Office or British Columbia Office. There is no fee to have your city/municipality added as an
additional insured.

Your SPN insurance will cover you therefore you will not require another certificate.

An event shall be considered a Slo-Pitch National Sanctioned event once the tournament convener has completed the necessary criteria outlined in their specific region and approved by the region’s Regional Director. League events will be considered sanctioned once the league’s annual membership has been received by the region’s Regional Director.

Slo-Pitch National umpires are covered for officiating during Slo-Pitch National sanctioned league events, and Slo-Pitch National Sanctioned events. Umpires will not be covered under the SPN insurance program for any event that Slo-Pitch National has not approved.

Tournament conveners who are running a fully sanctioned Slo-Pitch National tournament and are fully insured members of Slo-Pitch National are eligible to apply for this event insurance.

Liability insurance covers members from possible suits from third parties. The SPN limit of Liability is $5,000,000 per occurrence. Note: Limitations and Exclusions apply. A deductible of $1,000 applies on all liability claims.

Yes, you are required to pay for your expenses up front and will be reimbursed according to the coverage under the policy. Special circumstances may be considered and should be discussed with the adjuster.

This accident insurance is secondary to any existing health plan of which you are already a member (personal or through an employer) and also secondary to any government offered plan in your region, whether or not you are a member.

Notification of the incident must be received within 30 days of the date of the incident. Within 90 days a claim form is to be completed and submitted to the adjuster handling the claim. Your coverage expires one year from the date of the accident.

Yes, incident reports should be completed regardless of the severity. This protects you as a member, in case symptoms worsen and you end up receiving medical treatment at a later date. We cannot process claims without proper documentation of the incident. Note: Medical/Dental treatment must be received within 30 days from the date of the incident in order for your claim to be approved.

You should immediately have an incident report completed to be submitted to Slo-Pitch National (if the accident occurs during an officiated game, the umpire should complete the form, if the accident occurs and no official is present, the form should be completed by the league president or tournament convener). Once the incident report has been completed, and Slo-Pitch National has confirmed that you are an insured member, you will be sent out accident claim forms.

The insurance available to members consists of Liability and Secondary Accident insurance coverage. The coverage does not include loss of wages.

You can contact the National Office (or BC Office if you reside in BC) to request a claim form if you have been injured. Claim forms will be sent to insured members once a fully completed incident report has been received by Slo-Pitch National outlining the accident and the injured party has been confirmed as an insured member.

There is no fee to file a claim with Slo-Pitch National.

Slo-Pitch National insurance coverage does not extend to property.