USA Bobsled and Skeleton

You may request a disbursement from your ATF account by submitting an expense reimbursement form with corresponding receipts.  Per diem requests do not require receipts to be submitted but are to be shown by noting the actual days for which funds are being requested.  Per diem can only be requested for days on which you were not enrolled in a USBSF-funded program.  Expenses must be incurred before requesting and receiving reimbursement.  Please see the list of quaifying expenses below.  No advances will be granted from your ATF account.

Reimbursement forms and receipts should be emailed to USBSF Director of Finance & Operations, Lisa Carlock, at lcarlock@usbsf.com or faxed to 719-218-3211.  They can also be mailed to:

US Bobsled & Skeleton Federation
1631 Mesa Avenue
Copper Building, Suite A
Colorado Springs, CO 80906 

You may submit reimbursement requests at any time; however, upon receipt of funds in your ATF account, a minimum of two weeks will be required before funds may be redistributed to you.  This is to allow for administrative processing time and to insure the contributed funds clear the applicable banking institutions. 

You may not utilize funds in your ATF account to provide direct payment to USBSF for any outstanding balances owed. 

If you access $600 or more of donated funds from your ATF account during any calendar year, the USBSF will issue you a 1099-Misc form by January 31 of the following year, meaning your income for the previous calendar year will be reported to the IRS.  It will be your responsibility to report this income on your annual tax return.  The USBSF does not offer tax advice and you should consult a tax advisor. 

Please refer to the list of reimbursable expenses below:

2011-2012 Season – BOBSLED ATHLETES 

Category    Limit         Description
1 10,000 Used 2man sled (when not supplied) Must receive written approval from USBSF CEO pending inspection by respective coach.
2 20,000 New 2man sled (when not supplied) Must receive written approval from USBSF CEO pending inspection by respective coach.
3 15,000 Used 4man sled (when not supplied) Must receive written approval from USBSF CEO pending inspection by respective coach.
4 30,000 New 4man sled (when not supplied) Must receive written approval from USBSF CEO pending inspection by respective coach.
5 1,500 Modifications to a 2man competition sled (payable once)
6 2,000 Modifications to a 4man competition sled (payable once)
7 350 Helmet (when not supplied)
8 75 Racing gloves (when not supplied)
9 75 Kidney belt (when not supplied)
10 75 Protective pads
11 300 Burn suit (when not supplied)
12 300 Speed suit (when not supplied)
13 300 Bob spiked (when not supplied)
14 150 Track spikes
15 500 Training clothes
16 750 Sled maintenance (tools & supplies)
17 4,000 Transportation to various training sites (when not covered)
18 3,500 Used 2man runners (when not supplied)Must receive written approval from USBSF CEO pending inspection by respective coach.
19 5,000 New 2man runners (when not supplied) Must receive written approval from USBSF CEO pending inspection by respective coach.
20 3,500 Used 4man runners (when not supplied)Must receive written approval from USBSF CEO pending inspection by respective coach.
21 5,000 New 4man runners (when not supplied) Must receive written approval from USBSF CEO pending inspection by respective coach.
22 1,500 Health care
23 12,600 Per diem ($70/day – 180 days max – when not supplied) Includes lodging & meals $60/day + incidentals $10/day
24 2,500 Track fees (annual cap)
25 2,000 Dues, educational fees and other training fees
   120,975     Maximum  

2011-2012 Season – SKELETON ATHLETES    
 
Category    Limit         Description
1 5,000 Used skeleton sled with 1 set of runners
2 10,000 New skeleton sled with 1 set of runners
3 1,000 Modifications to a sled (payable once)
4 250 Helmet (when not supplied)
5 75 Racing gloves (when not supplied)
6 75 Protective pads
7 300 Speed suit (when not supplied)
8 600 Bob spikes (2 pairs)
9 150 Track spikes
10 500 Training clothes
11 250 Sled maintenance (tools & supplies)
12 4,000 Transportation to various training sites (when not covered)
13 1,500  Extra runners (2 pairs – when not supplied)
14 1,500 Health care
15 12,600 Per diem ($70/day – 180 days max – when not supplied) Includes lodging & meals $60/day + incidentals $10/day
16 1,000 Track fees (annual cap)
17 2,000 Dues, educational fees and other training fees
       40,800   Maximum