Release And Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement ("Agreement") In consideration of participating in FCA Lacrosse events from August 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017.
I represent that I understand the nature of this Activity and that I am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such Activity. I acknowledge that if I believe event conditions are unsafe, I will immediately discontinue participation in the Activity.
I fully understand that this Activity involves risks of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and death, which may be caused by my own actions, or in actions, those of others participating in the event, the conditions in which the event takes place, or the negligence of the "releasees" named below; and that there may be other risks either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I fully accept and assume all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages I incur as a result of my participation in the Activity.
I hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, inc. its respective administrators, directors, agents, officers, volunteers, and employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Activity takes place, (each considered one of the "RELEASEES" herein) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on my account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the "releasees" or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations; and I further agree that if, despite this release, waiver of liability, and assumption of risk I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the Releasees, I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless each of the releasees from any loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.
I have read this RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extend allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.
PARENTAL CONSENT - And I, the minor’s parent and/or legal guardian, understand the nature of the above referenced activities and the minor’s experience and capabilities and believe the minor to be qualified to participate in such activity. I hereby release, discharge, covenant not to sue and AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS each of the Releasees from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on the minor’s account caused or alleged to have been caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the Releases or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations, and further agree that if, despite this release, I, the minor, or anyone on the minor’s behalf makes a claim against any of the above Releases, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS each of the Releasers from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss liability, damage, or cost any Release may incur as the result of any such claim.
RELEASE TO USE IMAGES and LIKENESS - On occasion, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) or its representatives takes photographs or makes an audio or videotape recording of students and/or adults involved in activities. Such photographs or video records may be used by staff and participants to remember the activities and participants. Local news organizations may hear of our activities or events, and our organization may invite or allow them to photograph or record our events for news reporting on special interest features. I consent to the use of any such audio or visual record of the student named above to be used, distributed, or displayed as agents of the organization see fit. This consent includes but is not limited to: photographs, videotape, and audio recordings. Furthermore, I give permission for the student to be interviewed by the news media, or for such photographs and other audio or visual records to be used by the news media. In addition, such photographs and audio/visual recordings may be used in publications or advertising materials to let others know about our activities. These images may also be used by FCA or its agents to produce ministry resources for staff training, Camp or campus ministry, or other uses to promote the ministry of FCA. FCA may also make these materials available for sale to the public.
** All FCA Camps that offer water activities will require a swim test for each student to pass in order to participate.