PARTICIPANT/USER AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE
Full Name: _____________________________________________________
City/ Province :______________________________ Postal code: ___________
- General: In this Participation Agreement and General Release, the party who registers to compete in the 2016 Sotto Fly Fishing Club League season is referred to as “Participant”. All Participants in the Sotto Fly Fishing Club League are subject to the following terms and conditions:
- General Indemnity: In consideration of the services of Sotto Fly Fishing Club, I hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sotto Fly Fishing Club, and all of its heirs, executors, administrators, employees, agents, affiliates, attorneys, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, divisions, predecessors, officers, directors, owners, shareholders, stockholders, members, assignors, assignees, transferors, transferees, servants, principals, contractors, representatives, partners, trustees, partnerships, companies, corporations, insurers, volunteers, participants and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Releasees”) from all, and all manner of action and actions, cause and causes of action, suits, debts, costs, expenses, losses, liabilities, dues, liens, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, bonds, bills, specialties, covenants, contracts, controversies, disputes, agreements, promises, variances, trespasses, damages, judgments, extents, executions, claims and demands, of every kind or nature whatsoever, in tort, contract or otherwise, whether direct or indirect, whether known or unknown, whether liquidated or unliquidated, whether contingent or absolute, whether now existing or arising in the future, in law or in equity, which against said Releasees, the Participant and the Participant’s heirs, executors, administrators, predecessors, successors and assigns ever had, now have, or hereafter can, shall or may have for, upon or by reason of any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, and more particularly, but not by way of limitation, for any and all claims and causes of action arising out of, on account of, growing out of, arising from, or in any manner incidental to the Participant’s participation in the Sotto Fly Fishing Club League.
- Publication: I acknowledge and consent to the posting and or publication of my name as it appears on the Sotto Fly Fishing Club League Pass for the purposes of scoring, ranking, and or classification in relation to the publication, distribution, and or promotion of the Sotto Fly Fishing Club Leaderboard. I further acknowledge and consent to the use of my name for the purposes of scoring, ranking, and or classification in relation to the publication, distribution, and or promotion of the Sotto Fly Fishing Club Leaderboard in print, on the internet, and through all other forms of media.
- Insurance: I acknowledge that Sotto Fly Fishing Club does not provide medical insurance to Sotto Fly Fishing Club League participants. I further acknowledge that Sotto Fly Fishing Club does not provide liability insurance Sotto Fly Fishing Club League to participants. I expressly agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SOTTO FLY FISHING CLUB FOR any and all financial responsible for any medical bills incurred as a result of any medical services that I receive and or any damages that may arise out of my participation in the Sotto Fly Fishing Club League or associated events.
- Default. In the event of a default by the Participant in the performance of the terms and provisions of this Participation Agreement and General Release, then Releasees, or any of them, may elect to proceed against the Participant. If Releasees, or any of them, commence litigation for the enforcement of this Participation Agreement and General Release, or for damages for the breach of its terms and provisions, they shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees and court and other costs.
- Limited Use. I acknowledge and agree that a Sotto Fly Fishing Club League Pass is to be used solely for the purpose of accessing the scoring, classification, and rankings published on the website of the Sotto Fly Fishing Club League Leaderboard. I further acknowledge and agree that the Sotto Fly Fishing Club League Pass grants me no other rights, entitlements, license, assignment, copyright, or ownership interest in Sotto Fly Fishing Club.
- Media Comments, Public Attacks. By entering into this Participant Agreement and General Release, I hereby acknowledge and agree to the following:
The favorable public reputation of Sotto Fly Fishing Club as a sanctioning organization in the sport of fly fishing, the integrity of its officials, and the reputation of its media properties are valuable assets and tangible benefits for Sotto Fly Fishing Club. Accordingly, Sotto Fly Fishing Club League participants must assume the obligation to refrain from disparaging or attacking the integrity of fly fishing tournaments, tournament officials, corporate sponsors, fellow members, fellow anglers or Sotto Fly Fishing Club in public forums. Participants are encouraged to express themselves and have the right to question the rules committee. Responsible expressions of legitimate disagreement with Sotto Fly Fishing Club policies are encouraged; however, attacks upon the integrity of the rules or officials cannot be tolerated. Accordingly, comments made to the media or posted to digital media outlets that purposefully or recklessly attack the integrity or reputations of tournaments, tournament officials, corporate sponsors, fellow members, fellow anglers or Sotto Fly Fishing Club, shall be considered conduct unbecoming a professional and may result in disciplinary action or the revocation of Sotto Fly Fishing Club League Pass privileges.
- Code of Conduct. By entering into this Participant Agreement and General Release, I hereby acknowledge and agree to the following:
- I agree to uphold the highest standards of sportsmanship.
- I agree to support fair competition in the sport of competitive fly fishing by understanding and upholding the rules of the sport.
- I agree to support the conservation and protection of the environment to help defend the very resources necessary for fly fishing competitions to take place.
I acknowledge that I have read this agreement and that I fully understand and acknowledge that by signing this document that I have given up certain legal rights and/or possible claims that I might otherwise assert or maintain against Sotto Fly Fishing Club, and its owners, agents, officers and employees. I confirm that the information I have provided is accurate and complete.
SIGNATURE: ______________________ DATE: _____________
Photo and Video/Film Consent and Release
I hereby consent and give SottoFlyfishing Club and its associated and related corporations and operations permission to:
- take my photo or a recording, soundtrack, artwork, film or footage of me (collectively, “My Image”);
- crop, alter or modify My Image and combine My Image with other images, text, audio recordings and graphics;
- use My Image for any purpose in publications of SottoFlyfishing Club and in any and all media worldwide in perpetuity, for any and all legal purposes, including without limitation advertising, marketing, packaging or promotion; and
- use My Image with or without my name and with or without the name of the city in which I reside.
I hereby release SottoFlyfishing Club and its assigns, licensees and successors from any and all claims that may arise from or relate to the use of My Image in accordance with this consent and release.
This consent and release is to be construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario.
I understand that I will not receive any financial consideration in relation to the collection, use or disclosure of My Image.
I am 16 years of age or older and am competent to sign this consent and release in my own name.
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