Waiver


KANDANGO 2017 K2R PARTICIPANT WAIVER

In consideration of the the acceptance of my application for entry in the above event, I hereby freely agree to and make the following contractual representations and agreements.


I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT, I AM ASSUMING RISKS, AND AGREEING TO INDEMNIFY, NOT TO SUE AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY KANDANGO BICYCLE TOURS, INSURERS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, MEMBERS, CLUBS, OFFICIALS, SPONSORS, EVENT DIRECTORS, LOCAL ASSOCIATIONS, AND AFFILIATES (COLLECTIVELY “RELEASEES”), AND THAT I AM GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS. THIS RELEASE IS A CONTRACT WITH LEGAL AND BINDING CONSEQUENCES AND IT APPLIES TO ALL ACTIVITIES AT THE EVENT, REGARDLESS WHETHER OR NOT LISTED ABOVE. I HAVE READ IT CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING, AND I UNDERSTAND WHAT IT MEANS AND WHAT I AM AGREEING TO BY SIGNING.


I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT CYCLING IS AN INHERENTLY DANGEROUS SPORT AND FULLY REALIZE THE DANGERS OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT, whether as a rider, mechanic, volunteer, or otherwise, and FULLY ASSUME THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH PARTICIPATION INCLUDING, by way of example, and not limitation: the dangers of collision with pedestrians, vehicles, other riders, and fixed or moving objects; the dangers arising from surface hazards, including pot holes, railroad crossings, equipment failure, inadequate safety equipment, use of equipment or materials provided by the event organizer and others, THE RELEASEES’ OWN NEGLIGENCE, the negligence of others and weather conditions; and the possibility of serious physical and/or mental trauma or injury, or death associated with the event. For myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, assignees, and successors in interest (collectively “Successors”) I HEREBY WAIVE, RELEASE, DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS, AND PROMISE TO INDEMNIFY AND NOT TO SUE the Releasees and all sponsors, organizers and promoting organizations, property owners, law enforcement agencies, public entities, special districts and properties that are in any manner connected with this event, and their respective agents, officials, and employees through or by which the event will be held, (the foregoing are also collectively deemed to be Releasees), FROM ANY AND ALL RIGHTS AND CLAIMS INCLUDING CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE RELEASEES’ OWN NEGLIGENCE TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, which I have or which may hereafter accrue to me and from any and all damages which may be sustained by me directly or indirectly in connection with, or arising out of, my participation in or association with the event, or travel to or return from the event. I agree it is my sole responsibility to be familiar with the event course and agenda, the Releasees’ rules, and any special regulations for the event and agree to comply with all such rules and regulations. I understand and agree that situations may arise during the event which may be beyond the control of the Releasees, and I must continually ride and otherwise participate so as to neither endanger myself nor others. I accept responsibility for the condition and adequacy of my equipment, any equipment provided for my use, and my conduct in connection with this event.
I will wear a helmet that can protect against serious head injury, and assume all responsibility and liability for the selection of such a helmet and any modifications or attachments thereto.
I have no physical or medical condition which would endanger myself or others if I participate in this event, or would interfere with my ability to safely participate in this event.


I ATTEST THAT I AM EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER [19 IN ALABAMA] (OR THAT IF I AM YOUNGER , MY PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN HAVE EXECUTED THIS WAIVER BELOW), AND THAT I AM PHYSICALLY FIT AND SUFFICIENTLY TRAINED TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROGRAM OR EVENTS AND MY PARTICIPATION IN SUCH PROGRAM OR EVENTS IS VOLUNTARY.


CONSENT AND RELEASE OF PARENT OR GUARDIAN


I am the parent or guardian of my Child. My Child is fit for the event, and I consent to my Child’s participation. I HAVE READ AND I UNDERSTAND THE ABOVE CONTRACT. In consideration of allowing my Child to participate, I consent to the contract and agree that ITS TERMS SHALL LIKEWISE BIND ME, MY CHILD, and our heirs, legal representatives, and assignees. I HEREBY RELEASE AND SHALL DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASEES FROM EVERY CLAIM AND ANY LIABILITY that I or my Child may allege against the Releasees (including reasonable legal fees and costs) as a direct or indirect result of injury or death to me or my Child because of my Child’s participation in the event, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERS TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. I PROMISE NOT TO SUE RELEASEES on my behalf or on behalf of my Child regarding any claim.


I consent and authorize Kandango Bicycle Tours, or any entity authorized by Kandango Bicycle Tours to copyright, use and publish any of the images in any format taken of me on this day. I understand these images may be used for a variety of purposes and may appear on the organization’s website, promotional materials or any other media now known or to be invented. I also understand that Kandango Bicycle Tours or any entity authorized by Kandango Bicycle Tours will use the images exclusively for Kandango Bicycle Tours-related purposes and not for any commercial gain.


Since anyone can download an image from the Internet or make copies from printed materials, I agree that Kandango Bicycle Tours is not responsible for unauthorized use of the images. I am aware that I am not entitled to any compensation and that the images may appear with or without my or my club’s name.

I acknowledge I have read and understand this release.