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FASTPITCH NATION MANAGER'S INSTRUCTIONS

USSSA ROSTER, FPN AND USSSA WAIVERS

AND INSURANCE  INSTRUCTIONS

THIS IS DONE IN ADVANCE OF EVENTS SO ON-SITE CHECK-IN IS NOT REQUIRED

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

NOTE TEAMS CANNOT TAKE THE FIELD WITHOUT THESE ITEMS:

  1. USSSA roster completed online on the USSSA website.
  2. USSSA COVID Waiver completed.
  3. Fastpitch Nation Waiver completed,
  4. Team insurance naming Fastpitch Nation as insured uploaded to the FPN site.
  5. There is NO on-site check-in and this cannot be done at the park. This is all done in advance and online.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • You must have your team insurance certificate with Fastpitch Nation Inc. listed as an additional insured as below. 
    • Fastpitch Nation Inc., PO Box 1176Simsbury, CT 06070
  • USSSA or USA Elite Select rosters are required for Tournaments and Showcases.
  • The USSSA/USA Elite Select roster is filled out online inside your manager account on the USSSA website. We do not require a paper or signed roster. Doing it online is sufficient.
  • USSSA now has a COVID-19 waiver as part of the GUARDIAN account. If each parent does not complete the waiver the player will not appear on the USSSA roster. EVERY PARENT MUST DO THE WAIVER. SEE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW
  • Complete online the  FASTPITCH NATION Team Athletic Waiver. THIS IS SEPARATE FROM THE USSSA WAIVER. This is a new updated waiver and all must do it again even if you did it last season. Sorry but these are insurance regulations. SEE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW
  • Upload a PDF or JPEG of your Insurance certificate with Fastpitch Nation Inc., PO Box 1176Simsbury, CT 06070 as additional insured. 
  • You must have your birth certificates. We do not need to see them but you need to have them on demand in the event of a player eligibility protest.
  • If you you already have the team in the Fastpitch Nation system from the previous season and don't want to create a new team, do these things:
    • Log in
    • Select all the events you are playing this season.
    • Update Team Name, if needed.
    • Send the player registration link to any new players you have.
    • Make sure your insurance is still valid and if not upload a new one. Remember to add Fastpitch Nation as insured.
  • YOU ONLY NEED TO DO THIS ONCE FOR THE SEASON. When you start this process select all the tournaments you are playing at Fastpitch Nation  this season. If your roster changes over time upload a new one. 

Instructions for the FPN Athletic/COVID Waiver Process

a. Go here to login or create an account.
b. Log in or create an account. Click ADD TEAM. Create your team name and insert your contact info. If this is the same team you have done before you can JUST edit the team and info.
d. Select (NAMES OF ALL THE EVENTS YOU ARE PLAYING IN) Click CREATE TEAM. After you create the team you are at the coach’s dashboard. 
e. Copy the PLAYER REGISTRATION LINK either by right mouse clicking on in it and copying it or clicking on the link, going to the page and copying the URL. 
f. Email all your parents this URL/Link and tell them to fill in the player info. Once they fill it out and submit they are automatically added to your waiver. THE COACH CANNOT LEGALLY ADD THE PLAYERS IN THEMSELVES. THE PARENTS HAVE TO DO AND ACCEPT THE WAIVER WITH AN ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE.
g. You can always log back into the system and click the EDIT TEAM link to monitor the progress. You can also view the waiver info and remove players from this screen as well. 
h. Until you approve and submit your waiver you will see it’s in a NOT SUBMITTED status. Once all the players are added to your waiver, click the APPROVE AND SUBMIT TO FPN button in the waiver screen. The status will change to SUBMITTED.
i. We are automatically alerted when when you submit your approved waiver.
j. You DO NOT need to print or have anyone sign anything as parents sign electronically when they add their child to your waiver.
 

Instructions for the USSSA COVID Waiver

USSSA now has a COVID-19 waiver as part of the GUARDIAN account. If each parent does not complete the waiver the player will not appear on the USSSA roster. EVERY PARENT MUST DO THE WAIVER.

  • In the USSSA system the players do not need guardian approval. But they do need the waiver completed.
  • Mangers go into your USSSA account > Manage Players > Accept the Coaches Waiver and you can see the status of you players between eligible and pending.
  • Players in the Pending Tab have not done the waiver.
  • Players int the Eligible Tab have competed the waiver.
  • Ignore the Approved/Pending as this is not related to the waiver. 
  • Guardian accounts use the email that's in the roster. Parents must use the email that's in the roster to access. 
  • When viewing the player if the send invitation button is visible make sure the email is correct and send the invitation. If there is no send invitation button than you have done it previously. Parents need to log in or create their guardian account with the email in the roster to do the USSSA waiver.
  • If something is not working correctly email us at david.rocha@usssa.com

 

How to Upload your Insurance Certificate into the FPN System

a. In the FPN waiver system you MUST upload your insurance certificate..
b. To upload the INSURANCE CERTIFICATE click the UPLOAD INSURANCE CERTIFICATE button and upload the certificate. Type in the expiration date of your policy. This must be in PDF format. 
c. You must have your team insurance certificate with Fastpitch Nation Inc. listed as an additional insured as below. 
  • Fastpitch Nation Inc., PO Box 1176Simsbury, CT 06070