Benefits — Softball

By: Softball Bc  09-12-2011
Keywords: Insurance Program, comprehensive insurance, Provincial Championship

Benefits — Softball


Joining Softball B.C. gets you a Membership card and lifetime affiliation that need only be maintained by nominal annual dues. Your membership gets you a host of benefits that far exceed the cost of joining!

The Provincial B.C. Office is a resource center to deal with all of your softball concerns and needs.  Contact us and we will put you in touch with the Softball B.C. Affiliated Association in your area.
Direct Liaison
Local district coordinators are your first contact with Softball B.C. and they are in a position to assist you with many different matters. Our Coordinators are elected every two years and are responsible to the membership
Tournaments Tournament publicity is available to our member teams via this web site.   If you want your event full then use your membership in Softball B.C. to advertise it to the world.
A part of your membership with Softball B.C we offer a comprehensive Insurance Program covering associations, leagues, participants, executives, and officials. The insurance package includes third party liability, medical and dental coverage and loss of use and accidental death.
Publications such as handbooks, rule books, magazines, League organization manuals, tournament drawbooks and more are available to help you run your league or tournament in the best way possible.There is also a wide range of publications to help you coach players from kids to adult.
Members have input into rules and administration of the sport of softball not only in B.C. but to the Western Canadian Association, Softball Canada, and the International Softball Federation at the Softball B.C annual General Meeting.
Softball B.C. is committed to an ongoing educational program through National Coaching Certification Program Clinics throughout the province.
Softball BC also offers one of the most comprehensive Officials development and Educational Programs in the country.
Championships An Opportunity to participate in one of the Provincial Championships in a wide variety of categories. Softball B.C. also send many Provincial Championship winners to Western Canadian and Canadian Championships.
Softball B.C. advocates the use of the KidSportTM Fund (through Sport BC) to assist those children unable to participate due to financial circumstances.
Athletes Assistance Program Softball B.C support the Athletes Assistance Program, funded by the Provincial Government, which provides financial assistance to designated athletes who wish to pursue academic studies.
p.s.a.p is a resource program designed to help teachers and community instructors teach children thier basic sport skills. The p.s.a.p Teaching the Basics SOFTBALL MANUAL provides tools such as scoring sheets, medical forms, and inning trackers - a great reference for the novice or seasoned coach!
Awards and Recognition Softball B.C. Recognition Program consists of a long list of awards and honors for our athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and sponsors.
Hall Of Fame Ongoing Membership Legacy of the Softball B.C.   Hall of Fame and Walk of Fame.
Scholarships The Gordon McDonald, Margo & Dorene Thoms Scholarship Fund offers four $750 bursaries annually. All registered umpires and their children who are attending a recognized post secondary institute are eligible to apply.
The Softball B.C Newsletter is  a forum to increase communication throughout the province for association, coaches, player and umpires.
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

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Teams travelling to areas other than the U.S. or Canada for tournaments should contact our insurance agent, AllSport Insurance, at 737-3018 to obtain inexpensive extended coverage. The other coverages extend to the participants during games, practices, travel throughout the entire season. This package includes third party liability, medical and dental coverage, loss of use and accidental death.