Southern Powerlifting Federation / World Bench & Power Lifting Association
Release, Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, Indemnity, and parental Consent Agreement (agreement)
In consideration of being permitted to participate in a SPF and or WBPLA activity (activity) I, my personal representatives, assigned heirs and next to kin:
1. ACKNOWLEDGE, agree, and represent that I understand the nature of the activity and that I am qualified, in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity. I further agree and warrant that if at any time I believe conditions to be unsafe; I will immediately discontinue further participation in the activity.
2. FULLY UNDERSTAND that: (a) ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES INVOLVE RISKS AND DANGERS OF SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, INCLUDING PERMANENT DISABILITY, PARALYSIS, AND DEATH (â€œRisksâ€): (b) these Risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions or the actions of others participating in the activity, the condition in which the activity takes place, or THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE â€œRELEASEESâ€ NAMED BELOW: there may be OTHER RISKS AND SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC LOSSES 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 or that of the minor in the activity.
3. HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the SPF and or WBPLA, as well as the officers, directors, agents, employees and assigns of each, and the SPF / WBPLA, clubs, coaches, officials, administrators, members, volunteers, participants, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the activity takes place, and any other party indemnified and held harmless by the SPF and or WBPLA, (each considered one of the RELEASEES herein) FROM ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSES, 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, NEGLIGENT SECURITY, TRAVEL, AND RECREATIONAL OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES; AND I FURTHER AGREE that if, despite this RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the Releases, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES from any litigation expense, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.
4. I am to be solely held responsible for any damages I may cause willingly or by accident to the property of the SPF / WBPLA or the Property in which the weight lifting tournament is held. I will pay in full personally, for any damages that may accur on my behalf, directly to the SPF/WBPLA or to the Place in which the Tournament is held. I agree that the SPF or WBPLA is not reponsable for my actions, only I and I alone am responsible for any debts that may occur.
I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, 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 TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW AND AGREE THAT IF ANY PORTION OF THIS AGREEMENT IS HELD TO BE INVALID, THE BALANCE, NOT WITHSTANDING, SHALL CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.
Printed name of participant: _______________________________________________Date :_____________
Participantâ€™s signature (only if age 18 or over):__________________________________________________
AND I, THE MINOR’S PARENT AND/OR LEGAL GUARDIAN, UNDERSTAND THE NATURE OF ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES AND THE MINOR’S EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES AND BELIEVE THE MINOR TO BE QUALIFIED, IN GOOD HEALTH, AND IN PROPER PHYSICAL CONDITION 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 RELEASEE’S FROM ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES ON THE MINOR’S 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 FURTHER AGREE THAT IF, DESPITE THIS RELEASE. I THE MINOR OR ANYONE ON THE MINOR’S BEHALF MAKES A CLAIM AGAINST ANY OF THE RELEASEES NAME ABOVE, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES FROM ANY LITIGATION EXPENSES, ATTORNEY FEES, LOSS LIABILITY, DAMAGE, OR COST ANY MAY INCUR AS THE RESULT OF ANY SUCH CLAIM.
Printed name of parent or Guardian:____________________________________________________________________Date:_________
Parent/Guardian: ___________________________________________________ Date:____________