Jack's Boat Pull - 2023


In exchange for permission for me and/or my minor child to participate in the Jack Helbig Memorial Foundation Jack’s Boat Pull (Activity) in Southport, North Carolina, I represent that:

*I UNDERSTAND THE NATURE OF THE ACTIVITY, and that the Activity involves risks of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and death, which may be caused by my own actions, or inactions, those of other Activity participants, the conditions in which the Activity takes place, or the negligence of the “RELEASES” named below; and that there may be other risks either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time. I acknowledge that if I and/or my minor child believe event conditions are unsafe, I and/or my minor child will immediately discontinue participation in the Activity.

*I CONSENT TO THE PARTICIPATION OF MY MINOR CHILD. (This applies only if my minor child’s name is shown below as a participant.)

*I FULLY ACCEPT AND ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY for losses, costs and damages I and/or my minor child incur as a result of my and/or my minor child’s participation in the Activity.

*I HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE Jack Helbig Memorial Foundation(JHMF) its respective administrators, directors, agents, officers, volunteers, and employees, other participants, and sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and landlords of premises on which the Activity takes place (each considered one of the “RELEASEES” herein), from all liability, claims demands, losses or damages that I and/or my minor child suffer which are caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the RELEASEES or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations.

*I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS each RELEASEE from any loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur, if despite this release and waiver of liability, and assumption of risk, I or anyone on my and/or my minor child’s behalf, makes a claim against and RELEASEE.

*I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, AND PARENTAL CONSENT (collectively “Agreement”), UNDERSTAND THESE TERMSAND UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, and have signed it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature. No Releasee or person on behalf of any Releasee has told me anything that is inconsistent with or contrary to the terms of Agreement. I understand that, in reliance upon my signature on this form, voluntarily given, I may be permitted to participate in the Activity noted above. I intend it be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law. If any portion of this Agreement is held to be invalid, the balance shall continue in full force and effect.

*DO NOT SIGN this Release and Waiver form unless you understand and accept the terms stated above. If you want Jack Helbig Memorial Foundation to consider different terms for a Release/Waiver, please note them below or on the reverse side and submit the unsigned form for JHMF review and consideration. If JHMF accepts or desires to counter the term(s) you propose JHMF may contact you to discuss the matter. 

Print name of Participant here


Signature of Participant (if age 18 or over)

Signature of Custodial Parent/Legal Guardian For self and any other parent/guardian (If participant under age 18)

Witness to Above Signature

WAIVER: I, the undersigned participant (and my parent or guardian if I am younger than 18 years of age), intending to be legally bound, do hereby forever release and waive any and all rights, claims, and actions for damages that we, our heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns may have, or that may hereafter accrue against any and all persons, organizations, and other entities associated with the event, including, but not limited to Stride Events, sponsors, affiliates, volunteers, Jack's Boat Pull, and individual Jack's Boat Pull organizers, arising out of or in connection with my involvement before, during, or after the event.

I verify that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate in this event and I assume the risks involved in this activity. I further attest that I will be mindful of hazards around the event, and hold said sponsors and organizers blameless in any harm that may happen.

I consent to the collection and use of my Personal Information as contained in the Privacy Policy. I also give my permission for the free use of my name and/or pictures in telecasts, broadcasts, newspapers, posters, advertising, etc.

I also acknowledge understanding that the charge to my card will show up as Stride Events I acknowledge that the online processing fees and charitable donations are non-refundable. I also acknowledge that any charitable donations will have 4.97% withheld from the donation to pay credit card and administrative costs.

Stride Events shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages including, but not limited to, loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible loses. Stride Events does not guarantee the completeness or accuracy of any information contained in, or provided in conjunction with the http://www.strideevents.com website. Stride Events is not responsible for any omissions or inaccuracies, or for the results obtained from this information.

Stride Events facilitates registration for various events, some of which allow participants under the age of thirteen (13). We require a submission of birth date for all registration entries. For children under the age of thirteen (13), parental or guardian consent is required.

You agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Utah, USA, will apply to all matters relating to this Agreement and Waiver. You irrevocably consent that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Stride Events relating to this Agreement and Waiver resides in the courts of Utah, and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of Utah in conjunction with any such dispute including any claim involving Stride Events .