PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT , RELEASE                                               ID#________________

OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

 

BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU MAY BE WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE  RIGHT TO SUE

 TO: THE ARENA (HOCKEYTOWN USA, INC.) AND THE LEAGUE (“LEAGUE”) AND THEIR OWNERS, OFFICERS DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND/OR REPRESENTATIVES:

 ASSUMPTION OF RISK:  I AM AWARE THAT ICE HOCKEY INVOLVES CERTAIN INHERENT RISKS,

DANGERS AND HAZARDS WHICH CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH. I AM ALSO AWARE THAT ICE HOCKEY ARENAS CONTAIN POTENTIAL DANGERS TO THE ICE HOCKEY PUBLIC.  AS SUCH, I HEREBY FREELY AGREE TO ASSUME AND ACCEPT ANY AND ALL KNOWN AND UNKNOWN RISKS OF INJURY WHILE PARTICIPATION IN ICE  HOCKEY ACTIVITIES.  I FURTHER RECOGNIZE AND ACKKNOWLEDGE THAT THE RISKS INHERENT IN THE SPORT OF ICE HOCKEY CAN BE GREATLY REDUCED BY USING COMMON SENSE.

RELEASE AND WAIVER OF CLAIMS AGREEMENT: IN CONSIDERATION OF ALLOWING ME TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LEAGUE’S ICE HOCKEY ACTIVITIES AT THE ARENA, I HERBY AGREE AS FOLLOWS:

 

  1. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAT I HAVE OR MAY IN THE FUTURE HAVE AGAINST THE ARENA AND/OR LEAGUE RESULTING FROM THE LEAGUE’S ACTIVITIES AT THE ARENA.
  2. TO RELEASE THE ARENA FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, INJURY OR EXPENSE THAT I MAY SUFFER, OR THAT MY NEXT OF KIN MAY SUFFER, AS A RESULT OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE ACTIVITY DESCRIBED IN THIS AGREEMENT, DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OF BREACH OF CONTRACT ON THE PART OF THE ARENA AND/OR THE LEAGUE IN THE OPERATION, SUPERVISION, DESIGN, OR MAINTENANCE OF THE ARENA.

 

ARBITRATION:  IN FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF ALLOWING ME TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LEAGUE’S ICE HOCKEY ACTIVITIES IN THE ARENA, I HERBY AGREE TO SUBMIT TO BINDING ARBITRATION ANY AND ALL CLAIMS WHICH I BELIEVE I MAY HAVE AGAINST THE ARENA AND/OR LEAGUE ARISING FROM THE LEAGUE’S ACTIVITIES AT THE ARENA.  THE ARBITRATION SHALL BE PURSUANT TO THE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. THE ARBITRATORS SHALL APPLY THE FEDERAL RULES OF EVIDENCE TO ALL PROCEEDINGS.

 

  ARBITRATION SHALL BE COMMENCED WITHIN (1) ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE ON WHICH ANY ALLEGED CLAIM FIRST AROSE.  FURTHER, THE ARBITRATION SHALL BE HELD IN THE TOWN WHERE THE AREA IS LOCATED, UNLESS OTHERWISE MUTUALLY AGREED TO BY ALL THE PARTIES.  THE SUBMISSION TO THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION SHALL BE UNLIMITED AND THE ARBITRATION AWARD MAY BE ENFORCED BY ANY COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION.

 

BINDING EFFECT AGREEMENT:  IN THE EVENT OF MY DEATH OR INCAPACITY, THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AND BINDING UPON BY HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN, EXECUTORS,ADMINISTRATORS,ASSIGNS AND REPRESENTATIVES.

 

ENTIRE AGREEMENT: IN ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT, I AM NOT RELYING UPON ANY ORAL OR WRITTEN REPRESENTATION OTHER THAN WHAT IS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT.

 

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT AND AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE HOCKEYTOWN USA, INC. AND THE LEAGUE AND THEIR OWNERS, OFFICERS DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND/OR REPRESENTATIVES:

  

  

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