EVENT: 2023 JKA/AF Nationals, Collegiate & Goodwill Karate Championships & Clinics
I understand that there are risks and dangers inherent in martial arts training and in participating in and/or receiving instruction at the EVENT, I understand and agree that by signing this Waiver/Release, I am assuming full responsibility for and and all risk of personal injury or death or for property damage suffered by me while participating in and/or receiving instruction at the EVENT. I expressly acknowledge that my participation in the EVENT may subject me to personal injury or bodily harm and I assume any and all risks of that participation. I also understand that in order to be allowed to participate in and/or receive instruction at the EVENT, I must give up my rights to hold the JKA American Federation and its affiliates, JKA WF Northern California Inc. (JKA NorCal), SF Airport Marriott Waterfront, and any and all other clubs, schools, instructors, members, judges, officials, representatives and all other participants (collectively the "Releasees") liable for any injury or damage which I may suffer while participating in and/or receiving instruction at the EVENT.
I also understand and agree that by signing the Waiver/Release, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I AM SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR HAVING OR OBTAINING ALL INSURANCE COVERAGE which may be necessary or desirable in connection with my participation in and/or receipt of instruction at the EVENT and for any travel to and from the EVENT and in all lodging or any other activities which may be related directly, indirectly or incidentally to the foregoing. I further understand and agree that any fees or costs required for necessary medical attention shall be my sole responsibility and that I shall not seek indemnification or contribution from any Releasee in connection therewith. I also understand that the Releasee shall not be responsible for any incidental, consequential or exemplary damages of any kind even if they are notified of the possibility of such in advance. I also understand and agree that any damage to any lodging sites or the tournament site that I cause is my full responsibility. In no case are said damages the responsibility of any of the Releasees. I further understand and agree that as consideration for my participation in the EVENT, the JKA American Federation and/or its designees shall have the right to use my name, image or likeness in the promotion of the EVENT or in any publication relating to the EVENT (or similar events) and in any broadcast or rebroadcast transmission of the EVENT without any additional consideration to me for the use of my said name, image, audio/sound or likeness.
I understand and agree that this Waiver/Release wil have the effect of RELEASING, DISCHARGING, WAIVING AND FOREVER RELINQUISHING ANY AND ALL ACTIONS OR CAUSES OF ACTION that I may have or have had, whether past, present or future, whether known or unknown, and whether anticipated or unanticipated by me, arising out of my participation in and/or receipt of instruction at the EVENT. Knowing this, and in consideration of being permitted to participate in and/or receive instruction at the EVENT, I hereby release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the above-named Releasees individually and their entities, and their officers, agents, principals, partners, shareholders, directors and employees from any and all liability or costs, including attorney fees, associated with or arising from my participation in and/or receipt of instruction at the EVENT. I further understand and agree that this Waiver/Release will be binding on my spouse, my heirs, my personal representatives, my assigns, my children, any guardian ad litem and me for said children.
I understand that if I am signing this Waiver/Release on behalf of my minor child, that I will be giving up the same rights for said minor as I would be giving up if I signed this document on my own behalf. I acknowledge that I have read this Waiver/Release Agreement and that I understand the words and language in it.