VOLUNTEER WAIVER AND RELEASE AGREEMENT
In consideration of being allowed to participate in the Rocky Mountain State Games athlete/sports program, related events and activities, the undersigned appreciates, acknowledges and agrees that:
1. There are risks of injury from participating in the activities involved in this program or events, including the potential for paralysis, disability or even death. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS (known or unknown, present or future, direct or consequential, and whether physical, psychological, social, economic or otherwise, and including all treatment, hospitalization and other care rendered to me in the event of my illness, injury or emergent circumstances in connection with my participation in this program of events), EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and I assume full responsibility for my participation and all such risks.
2. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation in this program of events. If I observe any unusual significant hazard during my participation, I will remove myself from participation and immediately bring such to the attention of the nearest official.
3. I, for myself and on behalf on my heirs, assigns, personal representative and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS the Rocky Mountain State Games, National Congress of State Games, Colorado Springs Sports Corporation, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and their directors, officers, employees, officials, committee members, volunteers and agents, other participants, organizing and sponsoring agencies, National Governing Bodies, sponsors and advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the program of events (“Releasees”), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, PARALYSIS, DISABILITY, OR DEATH, and all liabilities, losses, damages, claims and causes of action (including attorneys fees) of any nature, incurred, suffered or associated with my participation in this program of events, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE.
4. I give my permission to the event organizers for the free use of my name, likeness and/or pictures for use in broadcasts, telecasts, newspaper, etc., for the promotion of this program of events.
5. I will follow and abide by the rules, policies and code of conduct of the Rocky Mountain State Games.
I acknowledge that I am aware that there are risks to me of exposure to directly or indirectly arising out of, contributed to, by, or resulting from:
• An outbreak of any and all communicable disease, including but not limited to, the virus “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)”, which is responsible for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and/or any mutation or variation thereof;
The RMSG has a Zero Tolerance policy. RMSG Sport Commissioners reserve the right to disqualify or eject an individual or team for unsportsmanlike conduct from players, coaches or spectators or for any of the following reasons: false representation, use of alcohol and/or drugs, destruction of property, rules infraction, unsportsmanlike conduct or disorderly behavior. Unsportsmanlike conduct resulting in any type of altercation on the field of play, the venue grounds, etc., will result in disqualification for the entire tournament with no refund. Spectators affiliated with the participants are responsible for knowing and adhering to the rules and policies of the tournament. Athletes and coaches are responsible for knowing, understanding, and following the rules, policies and code of conduct for their sport(s).
I HAVE READ THIS ASSUMPTION OF RISK, WAIVER AND RELEASE AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INCIDENT.