Sportsmen's Shooting Center allows members and their guests to use Premises for a wide variety of purposes. In consideration of and as a condition precedent to the undersigned, having permission to use (referred to as the "Activity" as defined below) the land owned Sportsmen's Shooting Center ("Premises") the undersigned does hereby agree to the following:
1. ASSUMPTION OF RISK. I understand that the Activity entails inherent risks of physical injury. I have been provided the opportunity to ask questions concerning the risks, and all such questions have been answered to my satisfaction. Having read this form. I am fully aware of the risks and hazards associated with the Activity and hereby elect to voluntarily participate in the Activity. 1 voluntarily assume full responsibility for any risks of loss, property damage or personal injury. including death that may be sustained by me as a result of participating in the Activity,
2. LIABILITY RELEASE. In consideration for Sportsmen's Shooting Center allowing me to participate in the Activity, I agree I will not sue Sportsmen's Shooting Center and I further release Sportsmen's Shooting Center from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, causes of actions, costs and expenses of any nature whatsoever arising out of any loss, damage. or injury. including death, that may be sustained by me or to any property belonging to me. arising from the Activity or while upon the Premises where the Activity is being conducted, excepting those claims arising from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Sportsmen's Shooting Center.
3. INDEMNIFICATION I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sportsmen's Shooting Center from and against any loss, liability, damage or costs, including court costs and attorneys' fees, that Sportsmen's Shooting Center may incur arising from my involvement in the Activity, excepting those claims arising from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Sportsmen's Shooting Center.
4. EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT. I grant Sportsmen's Shooting Center permission to authorize emergency medical treatment as it deems appropriate at my expense and agree that such action by Sportsmen's Shooting Center shall be subject to the terms of this Agreement. I understand and agree that Sportsmen's Shooting Center assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage that might arise out of or in connection with such authorized emergency medical treatment.
5. ACTIVITY. The term Activity includes any use of the Premises, regardless of whether Sportsmen's Shooting Center has granted permission for a particular use.
6. PARTIES TO BE RELEASED & INDEMNIFIED. For purposes of Paragraphs 2 and 3, Sportsmen's Shooting Center shall include: Sportsmen's Shooting Center and their members. employees, officers, or agents: and any landowners or persons in possession of land upon which the Activity occurs.
I agree that this Agreement and any claim arising from my participation in the Activity shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to its conflict of laws provision. The courts in Stark County shall be the forum for any lawsuits arising from the Activity or incident to this Agreement. The terms of this Agreement shall be severable, such that if a court of competent jurisdiction holds any term to be illegal or unenforceable, the validity of the remaining terms of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby.
In signing this Agreement, I acknowledge that I have read this Release Agreement, understand it, and agree to be bound by its terms. I further acknowledge that I signed this Release Agreement voluntarily and I am at least eighteen (18) years of age.