The BCPFA is part of a national insurance program with Football Canada and several other provincial football associations across Canada. The policy provides liability and accident insurance coverage as outlined in the following documents:
Directors and Officers
Process for requesting Certificate of Insurance
BCPFA submits the form to the insurance broker for issuance of COI
Insurance broker send COI to BCPFA (COI possibly send directly to applicant while cc’ing BCCFA or BCFC and BCPFA)
Representative from BCCFA/BCFC signs and dates form confirming that the club or league is in good standing.
A club or league is in good standing when:
They have completed the bylaw transition to the new societies act (required by Nov 28th, 2018)
Their society status is “in good standing” with the Government of BC
They have paid all fees owning to:
o BCPFA (including Football Canada fees)
They have not been suspended/expelled by the BCCFA/BCFC, BCPFA or Football Canada
BCPFA distributes COI to applicant (club or league) and BCCFA or BCFC representative
BCCFA/BCFC submits the signed form to BCPFA (and CC’s club or league requesting COI) within 3 days of receipt from the club/league
**The BCCFA/BCFC has a period of 3 calendar days to approve the COI request OR alternatively advise the BCPFA and club/league that the applicant is not in good standing. The BCPFA may submit the COI request to the insurance broker without a BCCFA/BCFC signature in the event that the BCCFA/BCFC do not provide a response within the 3-day time frame.