ATHLETE WAIVER/RELEASE FORM ("Agreement")
IN CONSIDERATION OF being permitted to participate in any 2023 Inline Hockey Association of Arizona ("IHAAZ") activities ("Activities"), I, for myself, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin:
1. ACKNOWLEDGE, agree, and represent that I understand the nature of the Activities and that I am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such Activities. I further agree and warrant that if at any time I believe conditions to be unsafe, I will immediately discontinue further participation in the Activities.
2. UNDERSTAND that:
(a) Athletic activities involve risks and dangers of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis, and death (hereinafter “Risks”);
(b) these Risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Activities, the condition in which the Activities take place, or the negligence of some/all of the Releasees named below;
(c) there may be other Risks either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time, including, but not limited to, any exposure to the COVID-19 (SARS-COV2) novel coronavirus; and I FULLY ACCEPT AND ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSSES, COSTS, AND DAMAGES that I may incur as a result of my participation or that of the minor in the Activities.
3. HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the Inline Hockey Association of Arizona (IHAAZ), its member clubs, including its parent company and related affiliated and subsidiary companies of each, as well as the officers, directors, agents, employees, and assigns of each, and the IHAAZ's Associations, clubs, coaches, officials, administrators, members, volunteers, participants, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Activities take place, and any other party indemnified and held harmless by IHAAZ, (each considered one of the "Releases" herein) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages caused or alleged to be caused by the negligence of the “Releasees” or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations, negligent security, travel, accidental transmission of the COVID-19 (SARS-COV2) coronavirus, and/or negligent recreational operations and activities.
4. Despite this Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement, if I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the Releasees, I will INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS each of the Releasees from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.
5. I have READ this Agreement and UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS by signing this.
6. I intend this to be a COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW. If any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid, the balance, notwithstanding, shall remain valid.
7. MINOR RELEASE: As the minor’s parent and/or legal guardian, I understand the nature of athletic activities and the minor’s capabilities and believe the minor to be qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such Activities. I HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE, AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES FROM ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES ON THE MINOR'S ACCOUNT CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED IN WHOLE, OR IN PART, BY PARTICIPATION IN THE IHAAZ, including the negligence of the “Releasees” or otherwise, including but not limited to, negligent rescue operations and accidental transmission of the novel COVID-19 (SARS-COV2) coronavirus. I further agree that if, despite this release, I, the minor, or anyone else on the minor’s behalf makes a claim against any of the Releasees named above, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES FROM ANY LITIGATION EXPENSES, ATTORNEY FEES, LOSS LIABILITY, DAMAGE, OR COST ANY MAY INCUR AS THE RESULT OF ANY SUCH CLAIM.