Event Policies

 

Event Policies

EVENT POLICIES

Waiver of Claims and Release of Liability

In the context of this event, Waiver, Waiver Document, Release, Waiver of Claims and Release of Liability and all refer to the same document. You must sign the event waiver document during the registration process in order to participate in the event. The waiver is a legal document. By signing the waiver you agree that you understand and accept the risks and hazards of participating in the event and waive certain legal rights regarding action against parties named in the document. It is important that you read and understand the entire content of the waiver. By signing the waiver you are acknowledging that you have read, understood and agree to the terms set out in the waiver document. We suggest that you consider seeking legal advice before signing the waiver document. The waiver can be viewed by clicking this link WAIVER or by downloading the document here: Download WAIVER. We suggest that you consider seeking legal advice before signing the waiver document.

Personal insurance

You should talk to your insurance broker and make sure that you have adequate personal, life, disability and property insurance. Riders from outside of Canada should also make sure that they have adequate medical and emergency insurance coverage.


Event Cancellation Policy

The Okanagan Granfondo, in accordance with and at the discretion of event organizers, municipal and provincial authorities, as well as regional law enforcement, reserves the right to cancel or alter any of the events due to unforeseen circumstances or emergency purposes such as, but not limited to weather events and related consequences (e.g. flooding), hostile threats, highway closures mandated by provincial or other authorities, wildfires and/or population health and safety concerns. If such conditions force cancellation, refunds cannot be provided since funds will have been spent in preparation for Event Day.

Refunds

There are no refunds for the 2024 Okanagan Granfondo (OG) events. There are no exceptions.

OPTIONAL REGISTRATION PROTECTION (REFUND) PRODUCT: FOR NEW 2024 REGISTRANTS ONLY (April 5, 2024 onwards): During the registration process, you have the opportunity to add refund protection offered from Protect Group. This enables you to receive a refund for the event if you are unable to attend. Please note: you CANNOT retroactively add refund protection. If you select this option, refunds are given by Protect Group. The OG is not involved in the refund process in any way. Refunds will be given on ALL cart items at the time of your initial checkout (items added at a later date will not be refunded). Please see HERE for approved refund circumstances. NOTE the average cost of the refund protection is approximately $45 depending on the registration fee at the time. The roll-over/deferral fee is $75. We encourage all riders to protect their entries using the refund protection.

Roll-Over Policy:The OG roll-overs/deferral will be in effect until June 15, 2024, for a fee of $75 payable at the time of the roll-over/deferral. After June 15, 2024 roll-overs are not possible.

NOTE: Riders cannot take advantage of both the deferral policy and the refund protection product.

Transfer Policy

A registered rider can transfer an event entry to another individual for a fee of $35. The deadline to transfer entries is July 13, 2024 at 2:00 PM.


OG Youth (14 to 18 years) Rider Policy:

Riders under 16 are only eligible to participate in the Cortofondo (48 km) or Mediofondo (85 km) at the discretion of the organizers.