Some members are specifically concerned about coverage if alcohol is served (by a 3rd party certified serve or given away by a sponsor).
This policy provides Host Liquor liability coverage. This means that coverage is provided for B.A.S.S. Nation for the casual or occasional distribution of alcohol (not for a charge) as long as B.A.S.S. Nation is not in the alcoholic beverage business. For host liquor coverage to be provided, there must not be a charge and the person doing the distribution must not be in the alcoholic beverage business.
Can an individual who is a B.A.S.S. Nation member be sued by another individual member?
Yes, however this policy does not provide coverage for suits between individual members.
Is this $1,000,000 for each occurrence?
Do we need to list or obtain an Insurance Certificate for all chapter events now before they occur?
No, just document in your official meeting minutes, etc. that it is an official function. Insurance certificates are only needed when a 3rd party not connected with B.A.S.S. Nation is requiring them of you to hold an event.
What is the coverage for us if we participate in an outdoor show?
B.A.S.S. Nation would have coverage for participating in an outdoor show and having booth space, etc. The policy would provide coverage for Bodily Injury and Property Damage for claims arising from activities in and around their booth.
Will we be covered during an event for which we charge general admission?
Who is covered during an “open” tournament?
There is coverage for B.A.S.S. Nation and affiliated clubs during sanctioned events. There is no coverage provided under this insurance for non-members. However, there is still coverage for B.A.S.S. Nation or a member that is named in a suit arising from the actions of non-members.
Can you give examples of what type of claims might be covered by this policy?
Claims resulting from Bodily Injury, Property Damage and Personal and Advertising Injury to 3rd Parties.
Does this insurance function as a “primary” or “secondary” insurance? i.e. Does the boater’s insurance come into effect first if there is an incident?
This policy does not replace the boat owner’s need to purchase boat liability insurance. The boat owner’s policy is primary. In the event a loss exceeds the boat owner’s policy limit, this insurance will not act as excess for the boat owner. The coverage provided by this policy is for B.A.S.S. Nation, its member state organizations, and affiliated clubs, not individual boat owners in this instance.
Who is covered, B.A.S.S. Nation affiliated Individuals, Clubs, Officers, State Chapters, all of the above?
All of the above as B.A.S.S. Nation members for actions relating to activities being performed on behalf of or in conjunction with B.A.S.S. Nation, state affiliates and affiliated clubs.
Does it provide Indemnification of officers?
Officers are Insureds under the policy. The policy responds to claims arising from bodily injury, property damage, personal injury and/or advertising injury to third parties.
Does the liability insurance cover events? I.E. B.A.S.S. Nation, State or Club, tournaments, meetings, functions, banquets, charity events, board meetings, youth events, conservation events, and other social events?
Yes. Members of the B.A.S.S. Nation and its member state organizations, affiliated clubs and Junior Clubs are covered while participating in B.A.S.S. sanctioned events or during chapter meetings and activities that are not open to the public.
How Do I Administer My B.A.S.S. Nation Club?
To perform task such as adding, updating, or removing members from your club with the B.A.S.S. Nation visit B.A.S.S. Nation Club Admin Your Roster page.
How many tournaments do I need to fish to qualify for the the bassmaster classic?
There are four tournaments for Louisiana anglers to be qualified for the Bassmaster Classic.
- Spring State Qualifier
- Fall State Qualifier
- National Championship
- Bassmaster Classic
How do I start a new B.A.S.S. affiliate club?
Got to the officers page and contact a district director in your region. The requirements are 6 members and each member must be a current B.A.S.S. member.
Here is a simple explanation of how to start a new B.A.S.S. Nation club. Guide to starting a local B.A.S.S. club
For more information about starting a new club visit 2012 Club Update and Authorization Letter