Participantsand parents/guardians of minors registering for the listed programs/activities must recognize that there is an inherent risk of if solely injurywhentoparticipateinrecreationalYouareresponsiblefordeterminingyouoryourminor choosing activities/programs. child/ward is physically fit and/or sufficiently skilled for the activities contemplated by this agreement. It is always advisable, especially if the participant pregnant or disabled in any way or recently suffered an illness, injury or impairment, to consult a physician before undertaking any physical activity.
Recreational activities/programs may challenge and engage the physical, mental and emotional resources of each participant. Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, conditioning and equipment, there is still a risk of serious injury when participating in an recreational activity/program. Not all hazards and dangers can be foreseen. Depending on the particular activity, participants must understand that certain risks, damages and injuries due to inclement weather, slipping, falling,poorskilllevelor conditioning, carelessness, horseplay, unsportsmanlike conduct, premises defects, inadequate or defective equipment, inadequate supervision, instruction or officiating and all other circumstances inherent to indoor and outdoor recreation activities/programsexist.It must be recognized that the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago and the Greek Orthodox Parish of SS. Constantine and Helenarenot responsible for the safety of any participant.
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
Please read this form carefully and be aware that in signing up and participating in the programs/activities identified on the reversesideof this form, you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal ability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages or loss which you our your minor child/ward might sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with said programs/activities (including transportation services/vehicle operation, when provided I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to myself or my minor child/ward in the programs/activities set forth on the reverse side, and I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, that my minor child/ward or I may sustain as a result of said participation. I further agree to waive and relinquish all claims I or my minor child/wardmay have (or accrue to me or my child/ward) as a result of participating in these programs/activities against the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago and the Greek Orthodox parish of SS. Constantine and Helen including their officials, agents,volunteers and employees. Ihereby fully release, forever discharge and agree to hold harmless the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago and the Parish of SS. do Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church from any and all claims for injuries, damages or loss that my minor child/ward or I may have or which may accrue to me or my minor child/ward and arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with these programs/activities. I have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims.If registering on-line or via fax, your on-line or facsimile signature shall substitute for and have the same legal effect as an original form signature.
Participant's Signature (18 years or older or Parent/Guardian) must sign on reverse side.
Metropolis of Chicago Jr. Olympics Code of Conduct/Mission Statement
" if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not win the prize unless he competes according to the rules. Remember therefore Jesus Christ, risen from the dead. "(2 Timothy 2: 5-8)
These words of St. Paul, an athlete for Christ, serve as the "code" and "mission" of the Metropolis of Chicago Jr. Olympics. All participants, coaches, advisors, organizers, parish leaders, parents and spectators are expected to keep high the ideals of these games, which namely are:
to adhere to the age requirements;
to respect the event supervisors and officials;
to understand that all participants must be stewards of their parish, and involved in the parish's education and youth programs;
to promote Christian athletic fellowship;
to maintain a demeanor that is typical of a faithful, believing, God-loving Orthodox Christian;
to respect all people involved in the games and to treat those people as one would the Lord Jesus Christ Himself
Weacknowledge receipt of the Code of Conduct / Mission Statement of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Jr. Olympics and further acknowledge having read and received this Code with our child and pledge our adherence to it.