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Development Insurance Application


Before applying, please make sure to fully review all of the benefits and requirements for the Development Insurance program to ensure that you understand the program. Once you feel that the Development Insurance program is right for your event, you can apply for sanctioning approval by submitting your application and sanctioning fee. 

Leagues please apply through the USA Ultimate League Sanctioning program.

Tournament Sanctioning please apply through the Tournament Sanctioning Program.


Application and Fee Deadlines 

  • $55 - At least 3 weeks (15 Business Days for USAU staff to set things up) prior to your event.
  • $110 - At least 2 Weeks (10 Business Days for USAU staff to set things up) prior to your event.
  • Sanctioning fee is waived for affiliates.
  • No Applications will be accepted within 9 business days of the event (too little time left for USAU staff to set things up & serve you effectively).
  • Applications are considered incomplete until payment is received. If you have any concerns or special circumstances please contact the santioning manager at Sanctioning@usaultimate.org to discuss.
  • There is a $25 non-refundable processing fee when you cancel your application (for any reason) before the start of the event. This will be withheld from the sanctioning application fee paid. Cancellations after the event start will result in a complete forfeit of the sanctioning application fee. Late fees are non-refundable.


Pay via Paypal

Choose your corresponding fee(s) from the payments page to be directed to Paypal and submit your application fee. Either include the PayPal transaction ID in your application or forward your PayPal e-mail receipt to sanctioning@usaultimate.org

Pay via Check

Please make checks paypable to USA Ultimate. 

Please Mail to: 

USA Ultimate

ATTN: Teal Dabney

5825 Delmonico Drive, Suite 350

Colorado Springs, CO 80919


Please fill out your applicable application

Non-Affiliate Development Insurance Application


Affiliate & State Based Organization Development Insurance Application 




Once all materials (application and associated fees) have been received by USA Ultimate, the listed organizers for the event will be notified regarding the status of the application. Upon application approval and processing, the program manager will contact the listed organizers regarding the next steps and instructions for managing their event. If you have any concerns about the status of your application, you can always contact insurance_program@usaultimate.org.


Organizer Resources


If you are a current organizer for a USA Ultimate Sanctioned event, check out this page for helpful resources for managing your event.


Please contact info@hq.usaultimate.org with any questions. We're happy to help!