IN CONSIDERATION OF my minor child/ward ('my child'), being allowed to participate in any way in the San Diego Hot Stix Field Hockey athletic sports program, related events and activities, the undersigned acknowledges, appreciates, and agrees that:
The risk of injury to my child from the activities involved in these programs is significant, including the potential for permanent paralysis and death, and while particular rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist; and,
FOR MYSELF, SPOUSE, AND CHILD, I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and assume full responsibility for my child's participation; and
I willingly agree to comply with the program's stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If, however, I observe any unusual significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself and/or my child from participation and bring such attention of the nearest official immediately; and,
I, for myself, and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS San Diego Hot Stix Field Hockey, their directors, officers, officials, agents, volunteers, and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners, and leasers of premises used to conduct the event (“RELEASES’”), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
FOR PARTICIPANTS OF MINORITY AGE (UNDER AGE 18 AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION) This is to certify that I, as parent/guardian with legal responsibility for this participant, do consent and agree to his/her release as provided above of all the Releases’, and for myself, my heirs, assigns, and next of kin, I release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Release’s from any and all liabilities incident to my minor child’s involvement or participation in these programs as provided above, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THEIR NEGLIGENCE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
I hereby grant permission to San Diego Hot Stix to use my photograph, image or likeness in any or all official San Diego Hot Stix publications, film, video or San Diego Hot Stix website(s) without further consideration or compensation. I understand that San Diego Hot Stix retains ownership of all photographs and images and any and all rights to the photographs images in any format or medium.
In the event of an emergency, I/We give my/our permission to the physician or hospital selected by the San Diego Hot Stix directors and or coaches to secure proper treatment for my/our child.
Assumption of Risk Participant expressly understands and agrees that the Program presents risks to Participant and her/his property. These risks can include, among others (by way of example and without limitation): disease risks; injury to the muscular, skeletal or nervous systems; injury to internal organs; scratches, bruises, contusions; loss or damage to sight, teeth or hearing; paralysis; concussions; brain damage; other serious injury and/or death. Participant is responsible for researching and evaluating the risks he/she may face and is responsible for his/her actions. Any activities that Participant may take part in, whether as a component of the Program or separate from it, will be considered to have been undertaken with Participant's approval and understanding of any and all risks involved. Participant acknowledges that there is conflicting information about benefits and risks related to the use of goggles when participating in the Program. Participant understands that San Diego Hot Stix takes no position on and makes no recommendation regarding the use of goggles and that San Diego Hot Stix neither recommends nor discourages the use of goggles. Participant assumes all risks associated with the decision to use or not use goggles when participating in the Program. It is Participant’s intention that this assumption of all risks shall be legally binding and a complete bar to Participant, Participant’s heirs, personal representatives, relatives and assigns., This assumption of risk applies to all activities arising out of, associated with or resulting directly or indirectly from Participant’s participation in the Program, including but not limited to those risks listed above. Participant further recognizes, understands and agrees that neither San Diego Hot Stix nor the Program assumes responsibility for any liability related to damage or injury that may be caused by Participant’s negligence or willful acts committed prior to, during or after participation in the Program, or any liability, damage or injury caused by others, including other participants.
I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND SIGN IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUEMENT.