Alpine Canada Members

This section is for skiers who are already members of Alpine Canada. For information on how to become an Alpine Canada member, visit our Become a Member page.

Membership

2014-15 membership details coming soon.

Insurance

Alpine Canada offers insurance coverage to its members for the following areas through the Canadian Snowsports Association and the International Ski Federation (FIS).

Commercial general liability
Directors' and officers' liability
Sport accident insurance policy
FIS invalidity coverage

Level and scope of coverage varies by activity type and membership category.

How do I access these types of coverage?

To activate or renew coverage for a member:

Step one: Register for membership with your local club - fill in the Alpine Canada membership form and waiver and then file with your club. Read about how to become an Alpine Canada member.
Step two: Pay fees in full according to the club/provincial alpine association deadlines.

For FIS-level members:  
Step one: Sign athlete declaration. FIS athlete declaration form
Step two: Ensure your profile is accurate on the FIS website.

Proof of insurance requests:
A facility, training or hosting venue may request a proof of insurance certificate listing your club’s name along with the proprietor's name. To obtain a proof of insurance certificate, fill out the form below. Certificates cost $30 and fees are billed to the club directly. No request forms will be processed without a credit card or cheque attached. Requests take two weeks to process once received by Alpine Canada. 

Request for certificate of insurance form  

Important note: All FIS-calendared races have certificates of insurance created by Alpine Canada and will be distributed to the race organizing committee via the provincial alpine association prior to your event. Please do not submit a request form for a FIS-calendared race and incur an unnecessary fee. Contact your provincial alpine association or Alpine Canada to obtain a copy.

Other helpful insurance tools:
Ski club risk management manual  
Coaches’ training site hazard assessment guide  

Please contact your provincial alpine association for further information.

Injured FIS athletes

Single penalty for injured athletes:

If you are injured and will be away from competition for an extended period of time, talk to your coach about having a single penalty applied to your FIS profile to protect your points while you heal.

You can review the single penalty rules under section 4.6 in the alpine FIS Points rule book.

Steps to file for injured status:

Step one: Fill out and sign the FIS single penalty form.

FIS single penalty form (alpine)

Step two: Obtain a signed doctor’s note explaining the type of injury and expected time away from competition.

Step three: Submit both documents to your provincial alpine association.