Release of Liability
I acknowledge participation in this competion may cause injuries and/or death. I expressly assume the risk of injury, death, and/or illness arising from any cause, and agree to waive the right to pursue any claim against the Squid Industries, West Coast Flipping Championship, and the persons in charge.
I understand participation in balisong flipping and other activities at this event can be dangerous, Squid Industries requires that all participants (and their adult parent(s) or guardians) to assume all risks associated with balisong flipping and all other activities in the West Coast Flipping competiton signing this general release.
For and in consideration of me or my child being permitted to participate in West Coast Flipping Championship activities, I hereby voluntarily release, discharge, waive and relinquish any and all claims or actions for damages for personal injury, permanent disability, death, or property damage which I or my child may have, or which may hereafter accrue to me or my child, as a result of my participation in balisong flipping and event activities during play and while I or my child am at the facility while others play or for any other reason. This release is intended to discharge, in advance, Squid Industries, West Coast Flipping Championship, it’s officers, employees and agents, and the owners and maintainers of any facility used for balisong/West Coast Flipping Championship practice or activities, from any and all liability arising out of or connected in any way with my child’s participation in event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of Squid Industries, West Coast Flipping Championship, its officers, agents or employees, or the owners or maintainers of any facility used by balisong flipping/West Coast Flipping Championship practice or activities.
I further understand that serious accidents occasionally occur during balisong flipping activities, and that participants occasionally sustain serious personal injuries, death or property damage as a consequence thereof. Knowing the risks, I have voluntarily applied for my child to participate in the activity and thereby agree to assume those risks to release and hold harmless Squid Industries and West Coast Flipping Championship, its officers, employees or agents, or the owners or maintainers of any facility used by the Squid Industries and West Coast Flipping Championship for balisong flipping and all event related activities, who (through negligence or carelessness) might otherwise be liable to me or to my child (or my heirs or assigns) for damages. I further understand and agree that this release, discharge, waiver, and assumption of risk is to be binding on my and my child’s heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns. I further agree to indemnify and to hold harmless Squid Industries and West Coast Flipping Championship, its officers, employees and agents, or the owners or maintainers of any facility used by the Squid Industries and West Coast Flipping Championship for balisong flipping and all event activities, for any loss, liability damage, cost or expense which may incur as a result of any injury or property damage I or my child may sustain while participating in the activity.
I agree to comply with the program’s stated and customary terms and conditions for participation according to the West Coast Flipping Championship. If I observe any significant change with regards my readiness for participation in the program, I will remove myself from the program immediately. I have read this Informed Consent/General Release, fully understanding its terms, that I give up substantial rights by signing it, and sign it voluntarily.
In the case of an accident or injury, I authorize the staff of Squid Industries, West Coast Flipping Championship, and Blade Show West to make legal decisions, medical decisions, or otherwise concerning myself during the time of West Coast Flipping Championship. I also agree that I will immediately notify the West Coast Flipping Championship, in writing, of any changes to the information above, medical or otherwise. I hereby release Squid Industries, West Coast Flipping Championship, and its sponsors of any legal and financial responsibilities and liability in the event of an accident or injury.