Email Tournament Director: Bill Neumann
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|Request for B.A.S.S. Certificate of Insurance
The insurance coverage is not individual insurance. It is third party coverage that covers the club, BOD, state B.A.S.S. Nation , national B.A.S.S. Nation , B.A.S.S. etc. The coverage is not voided if your club or state holds an open event, such as charity events. You are allowed to have "guests" fish events. However, if someone that is regularly fishing or state events has an accident and the insurance company investigates and finds out they are a regular attendee and not a guest, the insurance coverage could be voided.
If a team trail is planning on partnering with the B.A.S.S. Nation, but not going to require all participants to be B.A.S.S. Nation members, the trail must have its own insurance. If all members are B.A.S.S. Nation members and the B.A.S.S. Nation is listed on the trail for example the John Doe MNBN team trail, the trail is covered.
Minnesota B.A.S.S. Nation Permit RequirementsMN BASS Nation bylaws state that club tournaments are allowed on lakes of 5,000 Acres or less on a first come/first served basis with the following restrictions:
1. Limit of five (5) tournaments annually on any one lake.
2. One tournament per weekend.
MN BASS Nation bylaws require that each club submit their lake choices to the Tournament Director after December 1st of the preceding year. The Tournament Director will compile a list of the club tournament schedules and resolve any conflicts. Remember that this process is on a first come, first serve basis.
The MN BASS Nation places no restrictions on lakes over 5,000 acres.
Minnesota State law requires a written permit from the county Sheriff's office for any tournament, regardless of size.
In addition, each club is responsible for ensuring that all permits, if applicable, are acquired from other local government bodies. (City Hall, Lake Conservation District office, etc).
If "proof of insurance" is required, download proof of insurance document.