WAIVER & RELEASE OF LIABILITY

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Thanksgiving Day Madness Youth Football Tournament

YOUTH ATHLETIC WAIVER & RELEASE OF LIABILITY ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT – MINOR

In consideration of __________________________________, my child/ward, myself, being allowed to participate in any way in the Thanksgiving Day Madness Youth Football Tournament, the undersigned acknowledges, appreciates, and agrees that:

  1. The risk of injury to my child/ward, myself,  from the activities involved in this event is significant, including the potential for permanent disability, paralysis and death, and while particular rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist; and,
  2. I, FOR MYSELF, SPOUSE, AND CHILD/WARD, BY MY SIGNATURE BELOW DO, KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and assume full responsibility for myself, my child/wards’, participation; and,
  3. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If, however, I observe any unusual significant concern in my child/wards’, my own, readiness or, hazard during my presence or participation, and/or in the program itself, I will remove myself, child/ward,  from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearest official immediately; and,
  4. I, for myself, my spouse, my child/ward, and on behalf of my/our heirs, assignee(s), personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS Thanksgiving Day Madness Youth Football Tournament (TGDM), their officers, directors, officials, volunteers, agents, and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, tournament host, sponsors, advertisers, partners, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event (“RELEASEES”), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL  INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property, incident to my child/wards’, my own involvement or participation in these programs, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  5. I, for myself, my spouse, my child/ward, and on behalf of my/our heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS all the above Releasees from any and all liabilities incident to my child/ward’s involvement or participation in these programs, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THEIR NEGLIGENCE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

I HAVE READ THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND SIGN IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.

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(Parent/Guardian) Print Name                    (Parent/Guardian) Signature                     Date

UNDERSTANDING OF RISK – (Minor Childs Acknowledgment/Understanding of the risk)

I understand the seriousness of the risks involved in participating in this program, my personal responsibilities for adhering to rules and regulation, and accept them as a participant.

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(Minor Participant) Print Name                  (Minor Participant) Signature                     Date

Note: This form as with any and all forms used should be reviewed by your local council for compliance with any state or local statutes. This form should be kept on file for a minimum of 7 years, longer in the event of an injury. Please confer with your local attorney for advice as to the appropriate maintenance and storage term for this and all such forms.