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Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19

Nova Fencing Club Hold Harmless Agreement/ Photo Release/ Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19


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. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people.Nova Fencing Club ("Club") has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Club cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Club could increase your risk and your child(ren)’s risk of contracting COVID-19.WAIVER/RELEASE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES INCLUDING COVID-19


ASSUMPTION OF RISK / WAIVER OF LIABILITY / INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT In consideration of being allowed to participate on behalf of Nova Fencing Club athletic program and related events and activities, the undersigned acknowledges, appreciates, and agrees that: 1.Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited toMRSA, influenza, and COVID-19. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk ofserious illness and death does exist; and,2.I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISINGFROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation;and,3.I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation as regardsprotection against infectious diseases. If, however, I observe and any unusual or significant hazard during mypresence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearestofficial immediately; and,4.I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBYRELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS Nova Fencing Club, their officers, officials, agents, and/or employees, otherparticipants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises usedto conduct the event (“RELEASEES”), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL ILLNESS, DISABILITY, DEATH, orloss or damage to person or property, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES OROTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.


I HAVE READ THIS 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 IF FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.



AGREEMENT TO RELEASE ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND AGREEMENT TO HOLD HARMLESS This statement must be signed in order for your registration to be accepted. The undersigned is aware that there are certain inherent risks involved in participating in the fencing class or club including but not limited to the risk of theft or of damage to my property, and the risk of personal injury from participating in recreation activities. I understand that students may be touched as a normal part of the preparation and instruction process. I represent that the student is in good physical condition, has no physical or mental health problems that will preclude participation in fencing activities, has no underlying cardiovascular, neurological or any other illness that will prevent or inhibit participation in fencing classes in the same manner as a participant without such conditions. I understand that Nova Fencing Club personnel have no expertise in diagnosing, examining or treating medical conditions or in determining the medical effect of any exercise. I give consent to Nova Fencing Club and its representatives to obtain emergency medical care at my expense from any licensed physician, hospital or clinic for myself and/or the mentioned student. In consideration of my being granted permission to participate in these activities and to use the facilities and/or other activities and services provided by the Nova Fencing Club, its agents and employees, I, on behalf of myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, and successors, hereby covenant to hold harmless and Indemnify the Club and its sponsor and all of its officers, departments, agencies, agents and employees from any and all claims,(except for claims based on malicious conduct by Club officers and employees), lessees, damages, injuries, fines, penalties and costs (including court costs and attorney's fee), charges, liabilities, or exposures, however caused, resulting from arising out of or in any way connected to my or my family's participation in programs.


PHOTO RELEASE the parent/guardian hereby gives permission without restrictions to Nova Fencing Club and its assignees to photograph, film or videotape my child during programs. The purpose of this Release is to facilitate club news posts on our email lists and website and publicity for Club programs.


I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT AND COVID-19 ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND BY MY SIGNATURE AGREE TO ITS TERMS. NO ACCIDENT OR MEDICAL INSURANCE IS PROVIDED FOR PARTICIPANTS.


CHILD’S NAME _____________________________

PARENT/GUARDIAN NAME_____________________________

SIGNATURE OF PARENT OR GUARDIAN __________________________________________

DATE ____________