shall be known as the “PARTICIPANT” as it pertains to this document and agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement (this “Player Registration Agreement”),
PARTICIPANT agrees, warrants and covenants as follows:
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
In return for the Participant being allowed to participate in the ROCHESTER FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE, I release and agree not to sue the “RFFL” and/or each of their respective employees, sponsors, agents, and affiliates from or for, as applicable, all present and future claims that may be made by me, my family, estate, heirs or assigns for property damage, personal injury or wrongful death arising as a result of the “PARTICIPANT'S” participation in the ROCHESTER FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE, wherever, whenever, or however the same may occur. I understand and agree that the location of games whether it be located at a public or private facility or venue, are not responsible for any injury or property damage arising out of the RFFL, even if caused by their ordinary negligence. I understand that participation in the RFFL involves certain risks, including, but not limited to, serious injury, permanent disability or death. PARTICIPANT is voluntarily participating in the RFFL with knowledge of the dangers involved and agree to accept all risks of such participation. I certify that I am in excellent physical health and may participate in strenuous and hazardous physical activities, including the football to be played in the RFFL.
RFFL has a “zero tolerance” policy towards any unsportsmanlike conduct, including trash talk, verbal abuse, and unnecessary rough play after the whistle.
Team captain is responsible for informing players of all rules, and will be responsible for the conduct of the team and its spectators.
At its discretion, RFFL (or its officials) may take whatever action is necessary to maintain order, up to and including stopping the game.
Any team or individual expelled from the league due to misconduct forfeits all paid fees/bonds.
RFFL has a “zero tolerance” policy towards fighting and the use of alcohol or drugs.
First offense – One week suspension (player and/or team).
Second offense – Dropped from league play (player and/or team). No refunds.
Players who receive a 2nd personal foul (intentional or not) will be automatically ejected from the game, gameplay will continue.
Should a team captain receive two (2) personal fouls in a single game, the team will forfeit their game.
Only assigned team captains on the field are allowed to confer with officials during the game. Players who wish to protest calls must remain calm while at the field, and may protest via the team captain to the league director(s).
RFFL Reserves the right to eliminate teams and/or from the league at any time due to misconduct or non-payment. Each player is required to pay a league registration fee to participate in the RFFL League.
All PARTICIPANTS in the RFFL must agree to wear a league approved ROCHESTER FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE jersey at every game as well as RFFL Flag provided by the league. Should a PARTICIPANT not have an approved jersey, the PARTICIPANT will NOT be allowed to participate in any gameplay. League Approved jerseys must be verified prior to the RFFL season.
PARTICIPANT agrees to allow RFFL, its media sponsors, hired photographers, videographers and media personnel to use PARTICPANTS name, photo, and personal stats accumulated within the RFFL on the Rochester Flag Football League's website, social media platforms as well as all promotional productions intended for highlights and promotional use.