Insurance Requirement

Winnebago County Insurance Certificate Information (Contracts with Winnebago County will not be approved without a valid insurance certificate)

The information on this page contains pertinent insurance certificate requirements applicable to the festivals, tournaments, and/or runs that take place on various Winnebago County Parks properties. Included in the information are specifics relating to the conditions and coverages each LESSEE/EVENT SPONSOR must address within their certificate. It is recommended that LESSEES/EVENT SPONSORS submit a copy of this document to his/her insurance agent and make them aware that the narrative on the completed certificate must be precise.

A minimum of thirty (30) days prior to holding the event or participating in the event, the LESSEE/EVENT SPONSOR, at its own expense, shall furnish Winnebago County with a Certificate of Insurance indicating proof of the following insurance from companies licensed in the State:

1. Workers Compensation - statutory - in compliance with the Compensation Law of the State.  Include a Federal Longshoremen and Harbor Workers Endorsement, if applicable.

2. General Liability Insurance with a minimum combined single limit of liability per occurrence for bodily injury and property damage of $1,000,000 or $2,000,000 if explosion, underground and/or collapse involved.  This insurance shall include on the Certificate of Insurance the following coverages:

  • Premises - Operations
  • Products and Completed Operations
  • Broad Form Property Damage
  • Broad Form Blanket Contractual
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Liquor Liability (if alcohol on Premises)

3. The certificate shall list the Certificate Holder and Address as follows: Winnebago County, Attn: Purchasing Manager, P.O. Box 2808, Oshkosh, WI 54901-2808.

4. Regarding the "Description of Operations", LESSEE/EVENT SPONSOR is to include a description of the program as well as its location (address) and all applicable dates (i.e. set-up, event date(s), and clean-up).

5. Such insurance shall include under the General Liability and Automobile Liability Policies, the recognition of Winnebago County, its employees, elected officials, representatives, and members of its boards and/or commissions as "Additional Named Insureds".

6. Such insurance shall include a thirty (30) day notice prior to cancellation or material policy change, which notice shall be given to Winnebago County, Attn: Insurance Administrator, 112 Otter Avenue, Oshkosh, WI 54901.  All such notices will name the LESSEE/EVENT SPONSOR and identify the event as well as the date(s).

Send the complete insurance certificate to Justin DeJager at or mail it to the Winnebago County Parks Department at 625 E. County Road Y, Suite 500, Oshkosh, WI 54901. Contact the Parks Department at (920)232-1964 with any questions.

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Insurance Rider Info

If you are purchasing an insurance rider from Winnebago County, please fill out the Tenant-User Liability Insurance Program Application. This application, along with a check made out to Wisconsin County Mutual for the premium, must be sent to the Parks Department office before a contract can be approved. Email the application to Justin at or mail to Winnebago County Parks Department, 625 E. County Road Y, Suite 500, Oshkosh, WI 54901.