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Specialist Insurance for Sports Events

Our Sports Event Insurance covers a wide range of activities so whether you’re organising a running race, a triathlon or a football tournament, we have the policy for you.

No two events are the same, so building a policy that is right for your activity is where we shine. Cover ranges from protection against potential Public Liability claims, to covering the equipment you rely on to deliver your event against loss, theft and damage.

We cover hundreds of different sports events in the UK every year, from single day activities to longer, week long competitions. You pay just for the cover you actually need.

When organising a sporting event it’s important to understand exactly what protection you require from the many potential risks you could face. Get an instant quote online for your sports event by completing our short quote form below.  

Why choose Protectivity?

Policies to suit all sports

The different sporting events we can cover varies hugely, from archery days, to fitness events and beach bootcamps to cricket matches and tournaments.

Excellent Claims Handling

We aim to deal with each claim as sympathetically and quickly as possible, to reduce the impact on your business.

Specialists in our field

We have been providing protection to organisations in the sports and leisure industry for over 25 years now, so can deliver you a bespoke policy to suit your needs and provide specialist support post-purchase.

Underwritten by Experts

Our Event Insurance policies are underwritten by Convex. As one of the worlds leading underwriters of niche insurance policies, they know exactly the cover you need.

What Insurance Do Sports Events Need?

If you are organising a sports event there are a number of things that you should consider adding to your policy.

Public Liability

Covering you for your legal costs and damages should a participant or member of the public get injured or suffer property damage, Public Liability up to £10 million is included in all our event policies. Claims in this scenario could occur because of poor course maintenance in the case of a race or improper safety set-up for spectators.

Equipment Cover

Most sporting events will use some sort of equipment. Our cover can protect you against damage and loss to that property. The level of cover needed on to your policy will depend on the event you are holding, with obstacle course races likely to need more cover than a cricket match, for example.

Employers' Liability

If you employ members of staff, such as stewards or volunteers, Employers’ Liability protects you if they were injured or suffered property damage and blamed you as the organiser. We’ll handle the legal costs to defend you and any necessary settlement.

Event Cancellation Cover​

Cancellation, Abandonment & Postponement Insurance will cover you for your irrecoverable costs incurred as a result of the unavoidable cancellation, abandonment or postponement of the entire event for reasons beyond your control.

I was really pleased with how my claim was settled. It gave me great confidence that Protectivity covers me when the worst happens.

Fantastic claims handling

No matter how well your event is operated, accidents do happen. That’s why we aim to make these scenarios as stress-free as possible.

According to the vast majority of customers who have had to make a claim, our dedicated team deal with the situation in a manner that meets our customers’ high expectations of us.

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Further information on our policy

If you have any other questions regarding our Sports Event Insurance policy, then feel free to get in touch with our friendly team on 01494 887909. Our phone lines are open 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. 

More information on what we can cover on this policy can be found on our FAQs page.