This is a legal document. By submitting this form you are agreeing to give up certain legal rights including the right to sue. You are also assuming certain obligations. Please read carefully!
1. I hereby acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the EastRidge Co-ed Volleyball Tournament and I am 18 years of age or older.
2. I also acknowledge that EastRidge Evangelical Missionary Church has advised of the specific rules of play that are in effect for this Co-ed Volleyball Tournament and I have been made aware of the risks and hazards associated with my participation. The risks and hazards of playing may include, but are not limited to injuries from: • Executing strenuous and demanding physical techniques;• Falls to the ground due to uneven or irregular terrain or surfaces;• Collisions with walls and equipment;• Failure to properly use any piece of equipment or from the mechanical failure of any piece of equipment;• Spinal cord injuries which may render me permanently paralyzed;• Extreme weather conditions which may result in heatstroke, sunstroke or hypothermia;• Contact, colliding or being struck by other participants, spectators, equipment or vehicles;• Vigorous physical exertion and strenuous cardiovascular workouts;• Exerting and stretching various muscle groups. Furthermore, I am aware: • That injuries sustained may be severe;• That I may come into close contact with other participants, including the possibility of accidental and unexpected contact;• That I may experience anxiety while challenging myself during the activities;• That my risk of injury is reduced if I follow all rules adopted during training; and • That my risk of injury increases as I become fatigued.
3. I understand that my participation in this EastRidge Co-ed Volleyball Tournament may have undesired and unanticipated consequences. Notwithstanding this, I hereby release and forever discharge EastRidge Evangelical Missionary Church and all affiliates, members, directors, officers, leaders, agents, volunteers, and employees from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, claims, demands, liabilities, including negligence, and expenses I have now or may have in the future in connection with, arising from or related to my involvement with or participation in this activity.
4. I understand that at this event or related activities, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by EastRidge Evangelical Missionary Church.