so we can meet insurance requirements for practices and games
As a member of BCE it is expected that each participant's family be willing to invest a minimum of 8 hours of volunteer work per season.
If you are unable to commit to these volunteer hours then BCE asks you to make an investment to our general operating expenses fund to supply resources to be used as needed for paid staffing, equipment, additional expenses for games, leagues, local & regional tournaments as well as any other expenses related to improving the quality of the organization ultimately in service to BCE players.
This is a metric that factors in to our BCE player evaluation formula, so if you are unable to contribute volunteer time or provide equivalent financial support, without an approved hardship exception, then it will negatively affect the player evaluation score.
Please give us a general explanation of your situation and after discussion, if there are grant funds available, we may send a grant application.