The Bronze Level of membership is intended to include and support adaptive and inclusive event opportunities for athletes with disabilities.


Membership Basics:

General Description:Adaptive and/or Inclusive events that have a clear access point for athletes with disabilities.
Adaptive/Inclusive programming days per year:1-5 days
% of participants with disabilities served annually:5-10%
Direct Sports programming to athletes with disabilities:Must have clear access to program for athletes with disabilities (i.e. Adaptive Division, etc.)
Annual Dues:$50

Member Benefits:

Bronze Training & Education Program - Eligible to apply for 25% of training and host opportunities offered through DSUSA Training & Education Program
Bronze Partnerships - Participate in corporate, federal and national partnership programs wherever opportunities are available
SafeSport Discount
Free Job Listings
Free Event Listings
Submit content to Challenge Magazine
Listing as a featured event

Applicant Requirements:

Offer direct sports programming to athletes with permanent disabilities
Must have clear access to program for athletes with disabilities (i.e. Adaptive Division, etc.)
Demonstrate that programming is offered in safe and accessible environmentProvide information related to athlete protection protocols; training, screening, and qualifications of instructors/coaches/volunteers
ReferencesProvide two organizational reference letters
Carry Commercial General Liability Insurance Provide proof of CGL with minimum limit of $1,000,000 per occurrence limit and $2,000,000 aggregate limit, and 5 year Loss Run Reports for all policies held
Sport Protection PolicyDemonstrate all current athlete protection policies and procedures

Application:
Complete online application

Please carefully review the list of Applicant Requirements above before beginning the online application.  Applicants have until the application deadline to complete the application and deliver any requested materials not included in the online submission.  If the application remains incomplete after that time, it will no longer be considered.

Application cycles

DSUSA accepts applications for chapter twice a year
December 1 – February 28 | May 1 – June 30


Questions? Questions?
Kyleen Davis | Chapter Services Manager | 240-268-0237 | kdavis@dsusa.org