Note - Registrants under the age of 18 will be required to sign a physical waiver upon on-site checkin. A parent or legal guardian must be present to sign the waiver consenting participation.
In consideration of the acceptance of my application for entry in the event to me by one or more Releasees, I hereby freely agree to and make the following contractual representations and agreements.
I acknowledge that by registering for this event, I am assuming risks, and agreeing to indemnify, not to sue and release from liability the organizer of this event, SLV Dirt Worx, 675 Grand Ave, Del Norte, CO 81132, D/B/A 12 Hours of Penitence, and their respective agents, insurers, employees, volunteers, members, clubs, officials, sponsors, event directors, local associations, campground owners, and affiliates (collectively "Releasees") and that I am giving up substantial legal rights. This release is a contract with legal and binding consequences and it applies to all races and activities entered at the event, regardless whether or not listed above. I have read it carefully before signing and I understand what it means and what I am agreeing to by registering.
I acknowledge that cycling is inherently dangerous and fully realize the dangers of participating in this event, whether as a rider, official, coach, mechanic, spectator, volunteer, or otherwise, and fully assume the risks associated with such participating including, by way of example and not limitation: dangers associated with manmade and natural jumps, the dangers of collisions with pedestrians, vehicles, other riders and fixed or moving objects; the dangers arising from surface hazards, including pot holes, equipment failure, inadequate safety equipment, use of equipment or materials provided by the event organizer and others, the Releasees own negligence, the negligence of others and weather conditions; and the possibility of serious physical and/or mental trauma or injury or death associated with the event. For myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, assignees and successors in interest (collectively, Successors) I hereby waive, release, discharge, hold harmless and promise to indemnify and not to sue the Releasees and all sponsors, organizers and promoting organizations, property owners, law enforcement agencies, public entities, special districts, and properties that are in any manner associated or connected with this event, and their respective agents, officials, and employees through or by which the event will be held, the foregoing are also collectively deemed to be Releasees, from any and all rights claims including claims arising from the releasees' own negligence to the maximum extent permitted by law, which I have or which may hereafter accrue to me and from any and all damages which may be sustained by me directly or indirectly in connections with, or arising out of, my participation in or association with the event, or travel to or return from the event.
I agree it is my sole responsibility to be familiar with the event, course, and agenda, the Releasees rules and any special regulations for the event and agree to comply with all such rules and regulations. I understand and agree that situations may arise during the event which may be beyond the control of the Releasees and I must continually ride and otherwise participate so as to neither endanger myself nor others. I accept responsibility for the condition and adequacy of my equipment, any equipment provided for my use and my conduct in connection with this event. I will wear a helmet which satisfies the requirements of the Releasees' Racing Rules and Regulations and that can protect against serious head injury and assume all responsibility and liability for the selection of such a helmet and any modifications or attachments made thereto. I have no physical or medical condition which would endanger myself or others if I participate in this event or would interfere with my ability to safely participate in this event.
I understand that the United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM) owns all property and permanent facilities used by this event including, but not limited to, campsites, kiosks, signs, barriers, latrines, trash receptacles, roads, trails, and fences. I agree to maintain all facilities in good working order and to adhere to Leave No Trace Principals (found on back of race map) throughout the course of this event. I agree to leave any historic or prehistoric artifacts and/or sites undisturbed. I understand that actions resulting in defacement of BLM property, littering, or removal of artifacts could result in fines and/or prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.
I understand that any photographs of myself taken during the 12 Hours of Penitence event may be used for promotional purposes of future events. I agree to release the rights of photographs or video taken by race affiliates of myself and any additional individuals who accompany me to the event to SLV Dirt Worx, Inc. for use as promotional and marketing media.
I agree for myself and my Successors that the above representations are contractually binding and are not mere recitals and that should I or my Successors assert a claim contrary to what I have agreed to in this contract, the claiming party shall be liable for the expenses (including legal fees) incurred by the Releasees in defending the claims. This contract may not be modified orally and a waiver or modification of any other shall not be construed as a waiver or modification of any provision shall not be constructed as a waiver or modification of any other provision herein or as a consent to any subsequent waiver or modification. I consent to the release by any third party to Releasees and their insurance carries of my name and medical information that may relate solely to any injury or death I may suffer arising from the event. If any one or more of them is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that shall not affect the other terms and provisions, which shall remain binding and enforceable. I attest that I am eighteen (18) years of age or older (or that if I am younger, my parents or legal guardian have executed this waiver below) and that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate in all activities associated with the program and events and my participating in such program and events is voluntary.