In consideration of being permitted to participate in pickleball play organized by Tupelo Area Pickleball ( TAP) or it’s members,
I, for myself, my heirs or assigns, and those listed on this membership form hereby release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue the Tupelo Area Pickleball (TAP), as well as members of TAP, and others: Such as: First Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church, and any other facilities used. their officers, employees and agents from liability from any and all claims resulting in personal injuries, accidents or illnesses (including death) and property loss arising from, but not limited to, participation in recreational pickleball games and drills organized by TAP.
Assumption of Risk. Participation in pickleball as in most sports carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. The specific risks vary but include 1) minor injuries such as bruises, sprains and dehydration, 2) major injuries such as eye injuries, joint or back injuries, heat stroke, heart attacks, and concussions, and 3) catastrophic injuries such as paralysis and death. I have read the previous paragraphs and I know, understand and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in playing pickleball. I assert that my participation is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks.
Indemnification and Hold Harmless. I also agree to indemnify and hold TAP and all named above harmless from any and all claims, actions, suits, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities, including attorney’s fees brought as a result of my involvement in pickleball open play.