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Hillsborough County Public Schools (Tampa)

Excess Student Accident Insurance Overview

2018-2019 SCHOOL TERM

The School District of Hillsborough County student athletes are required to pay a Sports Insurance Activity Fee before they will be allowed to condition, practice or compete in Hillsborough County interscholastic sports. The Sports Activity Fee provides basic accident insurance for the student athletes while participating in try-outs, practices and games. Enrollment Forms are available from this website, or the school Coach or Athletic Director’s Office. These plans does not provide coverage during any summer practices, drills, open facilities, leagues or games. This coverage becomes effective on the date paid, at 11:59 PM or on the first day of FHSAA practice, whichever is later. To review the policy terms, benefits and exclusions click here.     

You may elect to Purchase Online Now by Clicking Here. Before you enroll online, School Insurance of Florida recommends you download an Enrollment Application and review the policy limits, terms and definitions. Retain the downloaded application for your records. If you have questions contact School Insurance Of Florida. We cannot accept enrollments or payment of the Sport Activity Fee or bind coverage by telephone or fax. You may also fill out an enrollment application, attach a money order payable to School Insurance Of Florida and return the completed enrollment form and payment to your Coach or Athletic Director’s Office. The basic insurance plan will not pay for 100% of all medical charges incurred and is not designed to replace family insurance or primary insurance plans.  This will supplement your primary insurance plan.

2018 SUMMER & OFF-SEASON CONDITIONING This insurance will provide coverage during the 2018 summer conditioning and off-season conditioning as defined by the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA). Conditioning is defined as: 'Weight Training' meaning the use of free weights ans stationary apparatus. 'Cardiovascular Conditioning' meaning distance and interval training. 'Plyometrics' meaning the use of pre-set conditioning programs. 'Conditioning' is not teaching sport specific skills and drills, and does not involve the use of sport specific equipment (i.e. starting blocks, hurdles, rebounders, summer leagues, summer practices, summer games, summer drills, club sports or private leagues. No coverage is provided for off-season practices, drills, open gym or scrimmages. Only summer conditioning as defined is an eligible activity during the summer months.

GROUP A FHSAA TACKLE FOOTBALL AND/OR 2019 FHSAA LACROSSE $60.00 -Hillsborough County School District Sponsored 2018 Tackle Football and the 2019 May Spring Practice sessions, as sanctioned by the FHSAA. The tackle football coverage expires after the last official 2018 game or last FHSAA sanctioned practice, whichever is first. Coverage is  also provided for the lacrosse players during the 2019 FHSAA lacrosse sanctioned season and for the FHSAA sports listed in Group B and Group C. This coverage will extend for the FHSAA spring football practice sessions. 

GROUP B HIGH SCHOOL INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS $40.00 - Provides basic accident insurance during Soccer, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Wrestling, and Basketball practices and games during the 2018-2019 regular school term, as sanctioned by the FHSAA. Also provides coverage for conditioning on school premises while under the direct supervision of a school coach. Includes coverage for the sports listed in Group C.

GROUP C HIGH SCHOOL INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS $30.00 - Hillsborough School District Sponsored Cheerleading, Golf, Cross Country, Track, Tennis, Swimming, Girls Flag Football, Team Trainers/Managers, while on school premises and for sanctioned FHSAA events.

MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS $25.00 - Hillsborough County School District sponsored, scheduled and supervised Middle School Track/Field, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Boys/Girls Flag Football and Middle School Team Trainers/Managers. Coverage ends after the last game for the sports season for each respective sport.  If a student plays another sport during the school year they do not need to pay the fee again.  This is a one-time payment, per school term.  Off-season practices and games are not covered.

JROTC Drill Participants: $30.00 - Provides coverage for JROTC activities that are exclusively scheduled, organized and sponsored by the SDHC and supervised by a JROTC designated instructor during the regular school term. Coverage is also provided for the sports listed above in Group C.

Marching Band and Color Guard Units: $5.00 - Hillsborough County School District exclusively Sponsored, Scheduled, Supervised and District funded Marching Band and Marching Band Color Guard Auxiliary Units, while practicing and participating in FHSAA sanctioned events during the regular school term beginning 7/30/2018.

SUMMARY OF INSURANCE AND APPLICATION  -  View Insurance Benefits, Terms and Provisions.

The 2018-2019 enrollment application is available to download for your records. You may enroll by filling out the enrollment application and returning the completed application to your coach along with your money order or Purchase Online Now and enroll with a visa or mastercard. If you elect to pay with a money order make your payment out to School Insurance of Florida. Retain the top part of this enrollment application for your records. The coverage on the date paid at 11:59 PM. Policy provisions and exclusions apply. Please review a summary of insurance for policy terms, provisions and policy effective and termination dates.

COVERAGE EFFECTIVE AND TERMINATION DATES

If a student has paid the required Sports Fee before the first day of a school sponsored, school supervised FHSAA athletic practice, the coverage goes into effect on the first day of sanctioned FHSAA practice.  If the insurance fee is paid after the first day of practice, coverage starts the day after the enrollment and payment of the fee. Coverage cannot be backdated.  Coverage under the school sports insurance plan is effective only while Hillsborough County School students are participating in interscholastic sports practices and competition that are exclusively school sponsored, school scheduled, school supervised and school funded during the regular school term, and as sanctioned by the FHSAA. Injuries during other non-sports related activities and regular classes are not covered. This plan will provide coverage for off-season cardio conditioning (conditioning is defined as cardiovascular exercise, and does not include practice or sports specific drills of any kind, open gym/facilities) and weighlifting excercises while under the direct supervision of a SDHC coach. 

All coverage under the school sports insurance policy terminates after the last FHSAA interscholastic sports game scheduled during the regular school term or on the last day of school whichever is first.  Coverage does NOT continue during the summer months for any practices, games, drills, open gyms, camps or leagues.

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