EDMONTON DISTRICT BADMINTON ASSOCIATION (1986) (“EDBA”), EDMONTON, ALBERTA
WAIVER for EDBA and/or EDBA Member Club Participants in the 2022-2023 Badminton Season (September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2024)
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ASSUMPTION OF RISK:
I AM AWARE THAT THERE IS POTENTIAL RISK FOR INJURY INVOLVED IN THE TRAINING AND PARTICIPATION OF ANY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. I freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers, and hazards, including but not limited to injury through physical activity and/or use of equipment and facilities, and the possibility of personal injury, death, property damages or loss, resulting from my participation in the sport of badminton via the Edmonton District Badminton Association (1986), hereby referred to as the “EDBA”, and/or any associated member club.
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization and COVID-19 is extremely contagious. The EDBA has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, I understand that the EDBA cannot and does not guarantee that I will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, participating in any group activity and sports may significantly increase my risk of contracting COVID-19 and such exposure may result in temporary or permanent personal injury, illness, disability or death and I freely and voluntarily agree to assume all the foregoing risks.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT: in consideration of approval to participate in the sport of badminton via the Edmonton District Badminton Association (1986), or “EDBA”, as well as any member club in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, I hereby agree as follows:
TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIM that I have or may in the future have against the Edmonton District Badminton Association, any associated member club, any facilities at which an EDBA club rents and/or operates, Edmonton Public Schools, the City of Edmonton and their respective officers, employees, representatives, game officials, club executives, and other badminton players (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred to as "Releasees").
TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that I may suffer Initial or that my next of kin may suffer as a result of my participation in the sport of badminton via the EDBA and/or associated member club due to any cause whatsoever, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE. I acknowledge my responsibility to ensure adequate medical personal health, dental and accident insurance coverage, as well as protection of my personal possessions.
TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any damage to property of, Initial or personal injury to, or costs, any third party, resulting from my participation in this activity.
TO FOREVER RELEASE AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES relating to becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 which may result from the actions, omission or negligence of myself and others, including but not limited to the EDBA and other participants in activities offered by the EDBA.
TO ABIDE by the rules and regulations, policies, and procedures of the Edmonton District Badminton Association (1986), as published on the organization’s website, as well as any associated member club policies and procedures as provided by them. I understand and accept that my participation in EDBA related activities can be revoked if I fail to abide by the rules and regulations, policies and procedures of the EDBA.
THIS shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns or Initial representatives in the event of my death or incapacity.
By signing below, I have agreed to (a) and (b):
(a) I have read and understand this agreement and I am aware that by signing, I am waiving certain legal rights which I or my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators or assigns may have against the release.
(b) I consent and allow the EDBA to send me general communications such as club information, and other information regarding badminton tournaments, badminton interclub games and social events. I am aware that I have the option to contact the EDBA at any time to be removed from the contact list. I accept that I am responsible for notifying the EDBA of any changes to my contact information and ensuring my email software can receive emails from the EDBA.