Epic Obstacle Challenge Series Inc.
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING AGREEMENT CAREFULLY, AS IT AFFECTS YOUR FUTURE LEGAL RIGHTS. BY PROCEEDING WITH REGISTERING FOR EPIC OBSTICALE CHALLENGE SERIES INC., YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND FULLY UNDERSTOOD THE AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO, AND CERTIFY, THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW.
In consideration of being allowed to participate in Epic Obstacle Challenge Series Inc. (the "Event"), any events or activities related thereto (individually an "Event Activity" and collectively, "Event Activities"), on behalf of myself and my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, executors, successors and next of kin, I understand, agree, warrant and covenant as follows:
Authority to Register and/or to Act as Agent. I represent and warrant to Epic Obstacle Challenge Series Inc. that I have full legal authority to complete the registration for the Event, including this Waiver and Release of Liability (the "Waiver"), on behalf of myself and/or any party for whom I am registering (the "Registered Parties"), including full authority to make use of the credit or debit card to which registration fees will be charged. As used in this Waiver, Epic Series refers to Epic Obstacle Challenge Series Inc. and any and all subsidiaries, affiliated entities, or entities that control or are controlled by Epic Series singly or together, including and not limited to all contractors, subcontractors, and agents and each of their agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Epic Series Parties").
Minimum Age. I understand and acknowledge that I must be at least thirteen (13) years of age to participate in the Event (with the exception of the Kids Course, in which children under 13 may participate).
Minor Registration. I understand and acknowledge that no child under the age of 13 is eligible to participate in the Event (with the exception of the Kids Course, in which children under 13 may participate). If I am registering a child under the age of 18, or an incapacitated adult, I (i) acknowledge that I must agree to the Minor Addendum hereto, (ii) represent and warrant that I am the parent or legal guardian of that party and have the legal authority to enter into this Waiver on their behalf and by proceeding with registration for the Event, and (iii) by agreeing to this Waiver and the Minor Addendum hereto, I agree that the terms of this Waiver shall apply equally to all of the Registered Parties.
Risks. I acknowledge that I have freely and knowingly consented to participating in the Event and any and all Event Activities. Risks of Event Activities include, but are not limited to, injury to the head, neck or spine; injury to muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons and other connective tissues; injury to internal and external organs, loss of or damage to sight, hearing, or teeth; long or short term disability; loss of income, career opportunities or the enjoyment of life and; pain, and scarring or disfigurement. The causes of possible injury are many, including, but not limited to, climbing, being catapulted, bungee jumping and/or bungee suspension, dropping, falling, being dragged, being flown and/or flung through the air, sliding, being pulled, riding in a wheeled vehicle, performing obstacle courses, injury from bodily contact, incidental or inherent in the nature of the activity; slipping and falling or tripping on surfaces, regardless of physical or environmental conditions; injury from warming up, practicing or training for participation; injury due to supervision or lack of supervision by the Epic Series Parties' employees or agents, including officials, or to rules or regulations and instructions (or lack thereof) regarding the use of equipment or tools or to the nature of the activity itself, particularly in activities involving contact (or potential contact) with other persons, equipment or balls; or injury due to a disparity among other participants or teams with respect to experience level, strength, height, weight, age, ability, and the relative competitiveness or maturity of, between or among other participants and; malicious acts of other participants, regardless of whether the Epic Series Parties had or should have had knowledge of the likelihood of malicious acts by such participant, and engaging in other physical stunts and activities with which I may or may not have had any prior familiarity and/or experience. The risk of injury from many of the activities is significant, including the potential for permanent paralysis and death, and while particular skills, rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury cannot be eliminated.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK. IN CONSIDERATION OF THE ACCEPTANCE OF MY REGISTRATION AND PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT, I ASSUME FULL AND COMPLETE RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INJURY OR ACCIDENT WHICH MAY OCCUR DURING THE EVENT OR MY PARTICIPATION IN ANY EVENT ACTIVITIES, WHILE I AM ON THE PREMISES OF THE EVENT, OR WHILE I AM TRAVELING TO OR FROM THE EVENT. I UNDERSTAND THAT PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT IS HAZARDOUS, AND THAT I SHOULD NOT ENTER AND PARTICIPATE UNLESS I AM MEDICALLY ABLE AND PROPERLY TRAINED. I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE EVENT MAY BE HELD OVER PUBLIC ROADS AND FACILITIES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE EVENT AND UPON WHICH HAZARDS ARE TO BE EXPECTED. I ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT CARRIES WITH IT CERTAIN INHERENT RISKS AND DANGERS THAT CANNOT BE ELIMINATED COMPLETELY RANGING FROM RISK OF MINOR INJURIES TO CATASTROPHIC INJURIES INCLUDING PERMANENT DISABILITY AND DEATH. I AM AWARE OF AND ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION RISKS OF PERMANENT INJURY OR DEATH DUE TO FALLS, OBSTACLES, CONTACT WITH OTHER PARTICIPANTS, ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF OTHER PARTICIPANTS, EFFECT OF WEATHER, TRAFFIC AND CONDITIONS OF ANY ROAD. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE FOREGOING IS NOT AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF THE RISKS, HAZARDS AND DANGERS I WILL BE EXPOSED TO AS A RESULT OF THE EVENT AND ANY EVENT ACTIVITIES, AND I VOLUNTARILY AND FREELY ACCEPT AND ASSUME THESE AND ALL SUCH OTHER RISKS, HAZARDS AND DANGERS I MAY ENCOUNTER OR BE EXPOSED TO AND UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE WAIVERS, RELEASES AND INDEMNITIES IN THIS WAIVER EXPRESSLY APPLY TO THESE RISKS, HAZARDS AND DANGERS.
Representations and Warranties. I represent and warrant I am in good physical condition and able to safely participate in any Event Activity in which I participate. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. I agree to follow all of Epic Series’ directions and instructions in all matters. Any actual or alleged consequences of my following such directions and instructions shall be included within the matters released and indemnified by this Waiver. If I observe any unusual significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearest official immediately. I will not exceed my physical abilities during any Event Activity. I acknowledge that the Epic Series Parties have made no recommendations or determinations as to my fitness or ability to participate in any Event Activity. I represent and warrant that I shall periodically and as needed consult with my physician, and shall not engage in any activity, which is more rigorous than, that recommended by such physician. 1 consent to medical care and transportation in order to obtain treatment in the event of injury to me and understand that this Waiver extends to any liability arising out of or in any way connected with the medical treatment and transportation provided in the event of an emergency and/or injury. I further agree that I will not use any equipment unless and until I have thoroughly familiarized myself with the correct use and operation thereof. 1 further agree that I shall not participate in any activity if I am ill, in poor health, or have any condition which might make my participation in the activity dangerous to me or if I have reason to believe I am injured or may become injured. I agree to observe and obey all posted rules and warnings, to follow any instructions or directions provided to me by the Epic Series Parties and to abide by any decision of any Event official relative to my ability to safely participate in or attend the Event. I shall exhibit appropriate behavior at all times while at the Event and obey all local, state and federal civil and criminal laws while participating in or attending the Event, including respecting other people, facilities, equipment and property. I agree that Event officials may dismiss me, without refund, should my behavior endanger the safety of or negatively affect the Event. I understand and agree that the Epic Series Parties are not responsible for any personal item or property that is lost, damaged or stolen at the Event.
RELEASE FROM LIABILITY. I, FOR MYSELF AND ON BEHALF OF MY HEIRS, ASSIGNS, SPOUSE, BENEFICIARIES, AGENTS, GUARDIANS, AND LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES, HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, RELINQUISH, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE, THE EPIC SERIES PARTIES AND EACH OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, VOLUNTEERS, AGENTS, ASSIGNS, CONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES, PREDECESSORS, SUCCESSORS, LICENSORS, LICENSEES, PARENTS, AFFILIATES (DEFINED BELOW) AND SUBSIDIARIES ("RELEASEES"), FOR ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, LIENS, SUITS, COSTS, ATTORNEYS' FEES, DAMAGES, JUDGMENTS, ORDERS, ACTIONS, OR DAMAGES OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE IN LAW, EQUITY OR OTHERWISE WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED OR UNSUSPECTED, AND WHETHER OR NOT CONCEALED OR HIDDEN THAT I MAY HAVE AGAINST THEM ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH MY REGISTRATION AND/OR PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LIABILITIES, INJURIES (INCLUDING DEATH), LOSS, HARM, CLAIMS, ACTIONS, OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF THE ABOVE PARTIES (INCLUDING ANY NEGLIGENT RESCUE ATTEMPT), THE ACTION OR INACTION OF ANY OF THE ABOVE PARTIES, OR OTHERWISE. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS WAIVER, THE TERM "AFFILIATES" SHALL INCLUDE SPONSORS, CO-SPONSORS, SANCTIONING BODIES, LANDOWNERS, VEHICLE OWNERS, LICENSORS, LESSORS AND LESSEES OF ANY ENTITY OR PERSON THAT PROVIDED PROPERTY (TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE) OR REAL ESTATE FOR THE EVENT AND EVENT ACTIVITIES.
THE EPIC SERIES PARTIES, ________________________ [Event Location], AND THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO ME FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, AND I WAIVE ANY OF THE FOREGOING INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES RESULTING FROM: (A) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE EVENT SITES; (B) PERSONAL INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH), LOSS, DAMAGES, ILLNESS, OR HARM NOT CAUSED BY THE EPIC SERIES PARTIES' GROSS NEGLIGENCE; (C) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF MY TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (D) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE EVENT SITES; (E) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE EVENT SITES, OR EVENT PRODUCTS OR SERVICES; OR (F) MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT. I AGREE THAT THE EPIC SERIES PARTIES AND _________________ [Event Location] MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO ME, FOR ANY REASON OR CAUSE WHATSOEVER, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF MONIES RECEIVED BY THE EPIC SERIES PARTIES FROM ME.
INDEMNITY. I FURTHER AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASEES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, ACTIONS, CAUSES OF ACTION, LOSSES, INJURIES, COSTS, OR EXPENSES, INCLUDING ATIORNEYS' FEES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY MANNER CONNECTED WITH MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT AND ANY EVENT ACTIVITY, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT CAUSED SOLELY BY THE WILLFUL MISCONDUCT OF THE RELEASEES. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE AGREEMENTS MADE HEREIN WERE AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE A MATERIAL AND IMPORTANT CONSIDERATION AND INDUCEMENT TO THE EPIC SERIES PARTIES' ADMITTANCE OF ME TO THE EVENT AND ANY EVENT ACTIVITY.
Use of Likeness. I hereby grant the Epic Series Parties permission to record my voice and photograph and record me in conjunction with the Event and any Event Activities. I further grant the Epic Series Parties, and/or ___________________ [Event Location] the full unrestricted rights to the use of my photograph, voice, video recording and likeness in any form, including edited versions, in or over any medium including without limitation streaming audio and/or video over the internet, broadcast, cable, satellite transmissions, and media that are unknown at this time, worldwide for any purpose including without limitation any commercial purpose.
Force Majeure. I understand and agree that Epic Series Parties reserve the right to cancel the Event in the event of weather (including, but not limited to, heat, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, storms, lightning and floods), accidents, acts of war or terrorism, military conflicts or riots or for any reason that would affect the safety and security of Event participants and spectators. In the event of such cancellation, there will be no refund of my payment unless authorized by Epic Obstacle Challenge Series Inc.
Applicable Law; Consent to Jurisdiction. I agree that the statutes and laws of the State of California, United States of America, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to this Agreement and Waiver. I irrevocably consent that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with the Epic Series Parties relating to this Waiver resides in the courts of San Diego, California, and I further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of San Diego, California in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving the Epic Series Parties.
Severability. I expressly agree that this Waiver is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by applicable law, and if any provision of this Waiver is held to be unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction for any reason whatsoever, (a) the validity, legality, and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Waiver (including without limitation, all portions of any provisions containing any such unenforceable provision that are not themselves unenforceable) shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby, and (b) to the fullest extent possible, the unenforceable provision shall be deemed modified and replaced by a provision that approximates the intent and economic effect of the unenforceable provision and the Waiver shall be deemed amended accordingly.
PHOTOGRAPHY AND RECORDING NOTICE. By entering the event premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, or any other purpose by the Epic Series Parties, __________________________ [Event Location] and its affiliates and representatives. You release the Epic Series Parties, ______________________ [Event Location], its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings.
By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by the Epic Series Parties, _________________ [Event Location] or the person or entity designated to do so by the Epic Series Parties and _____________________ [Event Location].
KNOWING VOLUNTARY EXECUTION. I HEREBY REPRESENT, WARRANT AND AFFIRM THAT I HAVE READ THIS ASSUMPTION OF RISK, WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE, AND SIGN IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY AND INTEND TO COMPLETELY AND UNCONDITIONALLY RELEASE EPIC OBSTACLE CHALLENGE SERIES, INC. AND THE EPIC SERIES PARTIES FROM ALL LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH MY PARTICIPATION IN OR ATTENDANCE OF ANY EVENT ACTIVITIES.
(Children 17 years of age and younger) Consent of Parent or Guardian- THIS IS A LEGALLY BINDING WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY. I, as the parent and/or guardian, I acknowledge that I have read the WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY and am familiar with each and all of the terms, covenants and conditions contained therein and consent to its execution by my child. I am satisfied such WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY is fair and equitable and hereby unconditionally guarantee the grants of rights set forth in the foregoing WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY. I represent and warrant that my child is 13 year of age or older (with the exception of the Kids Course, in which children under 13 may participate) and that I have the right and authority to grant such rights and hereby give my express consent to the execution thereof and will not revoke my consent thereto at any time hereafter.