EVENT AND LOCAL
Chapter want to host an event (contest) please follow these
procedures to register your event.
Contact the Region 10 Coordinator Mike
Mackowski via email so he can check the date versus other events
in our region and neighboring states. Please do this
before you start
This is to assure both you and other Chapters that an "overlap"
Go to the IPMS webpage http://www.ipmsusa.org/ and
go to the "Upcoming Events" tab. Once there, click on the link
at the top of the page to enter the information in the Event
Data Form (EDF). Once you do that, the form will come to to the
Director of Local Chapters (Larry Randel), and he will verify
the date with Mackowski.
Once Randel and Mackowski confirm the date, Randel will post the
event on the IPMS/USA national website and forward the info to
MJ (IPMS office manager Mary Jane Kinney) so she can issue your
That's it. Pretty simple.
Remember the reasons to register your event:
- Your event gets posted on the national
- Your event gets listed in the IPMS Journal
- You are assured there are no nearby events
that could reduce attendance at your event.
- You are insured via the national office
Some Notes on Insurance Coverage
event will qualify for the IPMS/USA Insurance you should
at least 2 months previous to your Chapters event.
Additionally, these apply:
1. The event
sponsored solely by an IPMS Chartered Chapter, or
The event MUST be sponsored by two or more IPMS Chartered
No other agency, person, group, club, organization,
entity may be listed as a Co-Host, and
nor may it be reasonably inferred by advertisement (in any
any other agency, person, group, club, organization,
entity is a co-host of an event covered by IPMS insurance.
message from MJ to a club regarding the display of the AMPS logo
their contest flyer.
talked to our insurance agent and you may advertise the event
wording “the assistance of”. But the use of their logo
that the event is sponsored by AMPs.
you must understand that if something should happen and it would
the fault of the AMPS group, it is IPMS that is liable and
only entity covered. I therefore believe that to protect
and IPMS/USA it would be prudent to show appreciation to the
in another manner, as by using their logo you are implying that
are co-sponsoring the event.
as clear as mud – but it goes back to the original explanation
insurance – a co-sponsored event must be by 2 chartered chapters
your flyer gives the impression that it is also sponsored by
can be sent to the IPMS/USA Office Manager via
330-478-3882 or 330-477-6622