Waiver, Release & Indemnification Agreement
In consideration of the privilege of participating in the event, I/we grant to the Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, Inc. its successors and assigns, the right to record, broadcast, and otherwise exploit in any and all media throughout the world, my performance in the event and to use my name, likeness, voice, and biographical information concerning me in connection with promotion of the Holiday Lighted Tractor Parade and affiliated events. I/We further grant the use of the above for video and photo documentation and media purposes. I/We relinquish all future television, video, and photographic rights by virtue of our appearance.
For the same consideration, I/we assume all risks associated with participation in the parade and to the maximum extent permitted by law, I hereby agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless all of the following, who are hereafter called “the indemnified parties” namely the Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, Inc., the Town of Greenwich, the Village of Greenwich, the Cambridge-Greenwich Police Department, the New York State Department of Transportation, the New York State Police, all of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, successor, assigns, sponsors, members, and volunteer workers from and against all and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising out of my participation in the parade, including without limitation, any personal injuries or damage to my personal property which I may occur as a result of participation in the Holiday Lighted Tractor Parade. It is further understood that we/I am to furnish my own insurance in case of injury.
I/We also agree to and shall indemnify and hold harmless all of the indemnified parties from and against all claims, losses, damages, causes of action, suits and liability of every kind including expense of litigation, court costs and attorney’s fees for injury to or death of any person for damage to any property arising out of or in connection to the Holiday Lighted Tractor Parade or associated events the day of the parade, whether such injury, death or damages are caused by the sole negligence of the indemnified parties or the joint negligence of the indemnified parties and any other person or entity. I/We agree that this Waiver, Release, and Indemnification Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York and that the venue for litigation involving the indemnified parties shall be in a court of competent jurisdiction in Washington County, New York.
The ultimate responsibility for safety lies with each individual parade entry. Entries must comply with all the Official Parade Rules and implement relevant government regulations, safety codes and manufacturer’s recommendations and similar standards necessary to safely operate tractors, floats, and equipment. I/We hereby understand and agree to accept all risk of bodily injury and/or property damage which I/we may incur or cause a third party to incur as a result of my/our participation in the Holiday Lighted Tractor Parade.
This Waiver, Release, and Indemnification Agreement and the Parade Rules have been thoroughly read and understood and are given in consideration of the privilege to participate in the Holiday Lighted Tractor Parade. This Waiver, Release, and Indemnification Agreement have been executed by the undersigned, who has the authority to represent. Your signature indicates that you have read and understand the information presented on this form and that your entity agrees to comply with all rules established for the Greater Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Holiday Lighted Tractor Parade in Greenwich, New York.