Please be advised and reminded that as per CGAA Bye Laws # 20, all Competitions, Tournaments and Challenge games must be sanctioned and approved by the CGAA. The CGAA Insurance Certificate application must be completed and signed by the applicant, Secretary of the Division or the Club.
The completed and signed application must be submitted to Yvonne Morley along with a copy of any contract you may have signed with a facility or institution, Yvonne can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Do NOT submit a request for a Certificates of Insurance directly to the CGAA Insurance Broker.
2. Requests for Certificates of Insurance must be submitted on the form provided by the CGAA,
3. Completed and signed applications must be submitted directly to Yvonne Morley at email@example.com.
4. Facilities and Institutions must NOT be named as an Additional Insured on CGAA Certificates of Insurance, unless there is a specific request from the Facility or Institution to do so.
5. Provide a copy of any application or contract that may have been signed between the applicant and a Facility or Institution.
6. The CGAA Liability Insurance Policy does NOT provide coverage for Liquor Liability, the exception: Divisional and Club annual year- end presentation awards functions and banquets
7. . The CGAA reserves the right to sanction all Divisional and Club Fundraising and Special Events (EG. Race Nights, Parent information nights ETC)
8. A copy of a Special Event Liability Insurance Policy or Certificate of Insurance must be submitted to the CGAA, with Policy Liability limits of not less than One Million Dollars ($1M) and, the CGAA requires that the CGAA be listed on the Special Event Liability Insurance Policy or Certificate of Insurance as Additional Named Insured
It has been brought to our attention that players are participating in games without wearing mouth guards. Therefore, effective immediately: A player who refuses to comply with the referee's instruction to use a mouthguard shall be Cautioned (Yellow Card) and ordered off (Red Card) should the offender persist in refusing.
Following the GAA’s Annual Congress in April 2012 a new rule was enacted that made it mandatory to use a mouthguard in all Gaelic football matches and training sessions from January 1st 2013 (for all age grades up to and including minor) and at U21 and, at Adult level from January 1st 2014.
The reasons for wearing a mouthguard during sporting activities is obvious, to protect the teeth from fracture and the accompanying expensive repair work.
The main function of a mouthguard is to dissipate the impact of a collision around your mouth rather than on one tooth.
There are several kinds of mouthguards available. Mouth Adapted “boil and bite” mouthguards, these can be purchased in most sports stores, although they are preferable to not wearing a mouthguard at all, they do not effectively adapt to the shape of your mouth and jaw bone.
A custom made mouthguard is the best form of protection from dental trauma, an impression (mould) is taken of your mouth, not just your teeth but also your jaw bone (maxilla). The mouth guard is then made in a lab to fit your teeth and jaw bone exactly. This type of mouth guard covers much more surface area and so can take more forces and dissipate those forces around your mouth more effectively than the other mouthguards you can buy in the sports stores.
A player who refuses to comply with the referee's instruction to use a mouthguard shall be Cautioned (Yellow Card) and ordered off (Red Card) should the offender persist in refusing.