Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form
I HEREBY ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS OF PARTICIPANTING IN ANY/ALL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ACTIVITY AND/OR EVENT, including, by way of example but not limitation, any risks that may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by them, or because of their possible liability without fault.
I certify that I am physically capable of participating in this event, have sufficiently prepared or trained for participation in this activity and/or event, and have not been advised to not participate by any medical professional. I certify that there are no health-related reasons or problems which preclude me from safely participating in this activity and/or event.
I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form will be used by the event holders, sponsors, and organizers of the activity and/or event in which I may participate, and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said activity and/or event.
In consideration of my application to participate in this event, and the event holders permitting me to participate in this activity and/or event, I hereby take actions for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows:
(A) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all liability, including but not limited to liability arising from the negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me, including my traveling to and from this activity and/or event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: PhenomeCon, Uintah County, Vernal City and/or the foregoing entities’ directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, advertising clients, and agents, and the activity and/or event holders, sponsors, and volunteers;
(B) INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE the entities or persons identified in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in this activity and/or event, whether caused by their negligence or otherwise.
(C) The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I might be exposed or infected by COVID-19 by attending PhenomeCon Conference and such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the PhenomeCon Conference and agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and promise not to sue the entities or persons identified in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of my exposure or infection due to participation in this activity and/or event, whether caused by their negligence or otherwise.
I acknowledge that Uintah County, Vernal City and their directors, officers, volunteers, representatives, advertising clients, and agents are NOT responsible for the errors, omissions, acts, or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific activity and/or event on their behalf.
I acknowledge that this activity and/or event may involve a test of a person's physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, drowning, broken bones, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, condition of participants, equipment, vehicular traffic, lack of hydration, and actions of other people including but not limited to, participants, volunteers, monitors, and/or producers of the activity and/or event. These risks are not only inherent to participants, but are also present for volunteers.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this activity and/or event.
I understand that, while participating in this activity and/or event, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by Uintah County, and Vernal City, the event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers, and assigns.
The Accident Waiver and Release of Liability Form shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law.
I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT AND I SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.
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, PhenomeCon, and individual PhenomeCon 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 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 .