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    December 29, 2014

    Member Insurance Services

    Basketball Manitoba has a comprehensive Accident and Liability Insurance Program for all players, coaches, officials, administrators and volunteers who are registered members of our programs and of our Member Associations.  If you are injured while participating in one of our programs or while with a properly registered member association of Basketball Manitoba, please review the following information on our insurance policies. 


    1. Who is Covered? (see below)
    2. Accident Insurance Coverage (see below)
    3. Accident & Dental Claim Forms (see below)
    4. Liability Insurance Coverage (see below)
    5. Travel, Dental, Interruption Insurance and Limitations
    6. Frequently Asked Questions
    7. Contact (see below)

    What is covered?

    The Sport Accident Policy provides coverage when there is a bodily injury resulting directly from a single sports accident. The Sport Accident Insurance Policy does not include coverage for any injury that is determined to have been from the resulted over-use, progressive or pre-existing conditions.

    This insurance coverage is an excess payer.  Expenses eligible under any other health care plan(s) must be submitted to that plan(s) first.  This policy will pay only the amount of expenses that are not eligible with any other insurer.

    Effective April 1, 2016, the rates within the Sport Accident Policy for all therapy will be changed to $50.00 per visit with a maximum of $2,000.00 per accident over a 52 week period from the date of the accident.  This includes physiotherapy, athletic therapy, chiropractor, massage therapy and osteopath.


    • An accident is a single happening due to external, violent, sudden, fortuitous causes beyond the Insured’s control. 
    • An injury is a bodily injury suffered by a member caused directly by a single sport accident as described above, independent of any sickness or other causes.
    Who is Covered?

    To be eligible to make a claim on the Basketball Manitoba Insurance Program, you must have sustained the injury while participating in one of the below Basketball Manitoba sanctioned programs or activities as a REGISTERED player, coach or referee.  All rehabilitation expenses must be first prescribed by a medical doctor in order for the claims to be eligible for coverage.  The following programs and programs within our member associations are covered under this insurance policy...

    Basketball Manitoba Programs 

    • Manitoba Provincial Team Program (tryouts and all program activities)
    • Canada Games, Western Canada Games and Manitoba Games (tryouts and all basketball program activities)
    • Centre of Performance Program (CP) (tryouts and all program activities)
    • Club Basketball Championships (tournament games)
    • High-Performance Basketball Camps (participation at)
    • Junior High Basketball Championships (tournament games)
    • Junior NBA Program - Manitoba programs (practice sessions) 
    • Todd MacCulloch Hoops School Program (practice sessions) 
    • Manitoba Games (official games and practices) 
    • National Coaches Certification Program (NCCP) Clinics (participation at)
    • Junior Officials Development Program (JODP) Referee Clinics (participation at)
    Member Associations

    If a Manitoba based basketball league is not listed below, it is not covered under the Basketball Manitoba insurance plan.  

    An "official game or practice" is defined as one that was organized by the league or team as part of their program plans and in the case of a game, involved MABO certified and assigned referees.
    • USPORT (CIS) - Manitoba Schools (official games and practices)
    • Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) (official games and practices)
    • Winnipeg Basketball League (Fort Garry Super Men's Basketball League & Winnipeg Women's Basketball League) (official games and practices)
    • Peg City Basketball Association (PCBA) (official games and practices)
    • Winnipeg Minor Basketball Association (WMBA) (official games and practices)
    • Attack Basketball League (ABL) (official games and practices) 
    • Westman Youth Basketball Association (WYBA)
    • Ndinawe Basketball League (official games and practices) 
    • Manitoba Association of Basketball Officials (MABO) (officiating at Basketball Manitoba and/or Manitoba school-sanctioned games and clinic attendance only) 
    • Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame (MBHOF) (activities with)
    • Philippine Basketball Association (PBA / Lipenos) (official games and practices)
    • Winnipeg Athletic Association for Youth (WAAY) (official games and practices)
    • Brandon Men's Basketball League (official games and practices)
    • WinPak Basketball League (official games and practices)
    • Sabado Basketball League (official games and practices)
    • Registered Club teams (official games and practices)

    Accident Insurance Coverage

    All claimants must first see a medical doctor within 30 DAYS of the accident and submit all below paperwork into Basketball Manitoba within 60 DAYS of the accident in order to be covered. 

    All rehabilitation expenses must be first prescribed by a medical doctor in order for the claims to be eligible for coverage.  If your injury was sustained will participating in one of the above activities, please download, print and complete in full the following forms and submit them to:

           Insurance Claims 
    c/o  Basketball Manitoba
           145 Pacific Avenue
           Winnipeg, Manitoba
           R3B 2Z6     


           Fax (204) 925-5929 

    Basketball Manitoba Insurance Claim Forms 

    All claimants must first see a medical doctor within 30 DAYS of the accident and submit all below paperwork into Basketball Manitoba within 60 DAYS of the accident in order to be covered. 

    The accident insurance program itself is underwritten by Allsport Insurance Marketing of Vancouver, BC 

    Liability Insurance Coverage

    All Basketball Manitoba programs & members (as listed above) are also covered under our Comprehensive General Liability coverage. The Sport Manitoba Liability Insurance Brochure details the coverage that all members of Basketball Manitoba including players, coaches, managers and program volunteers are protected under. 

    Members requiring proof of liability insurance, typically for those using facilities which may request this information, can download the document in the above thumbnails.  

    The liability insurance program is underwritten by AON Insurance Brokers of Canada

    Additional Insurance Information

    For details on the specifics on making claims that occurred outside of Manitoba, on a claim regarding injury or damage to the teeth or mouth area, interruption insurance and limitations to coverage, please view one of the following sections.

    Travel Registration Form 

    Registered team's travelling outside of Manitoba must complete and submit the Travel Registration Form 2 days prior to leaving for the trip.  Complete the form by CLICKING HERE.  

    1. Travel Insurance Information
    2. Blanket Dental Accident Reimbursement
    3. Interruption Insurance

    Questions?  Contact...

    General inquires in the program can be made to the Sport Manitoba Insurance Department at 204-925-5604.

    Specific basketball insurance questions can be made to Adam Wedlake.

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