RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AGREEMENT (hereinafter referred to as the “Release Agreement”) BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU WILL WAIVE CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE OR CLAIM COMPENSATION FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!
Releasees: Underworld LARP Canada, Underworld LARP and all of their owners, employees, volunteers, shapers, NPCs, agents or others carrying out any function on behalf of the organizers in furtherance of the objectives of the LARP activities so assigned while either at the event site, or at any other location. Event Description: Participating in an Underworld LARP Canada event includes being engaged in vigorous and strenuous physical activities in a wooded area and engaging in mock combat in various forms. ASSUMPTION OF RISKS I am aware that participating in Underworld LARP Canada involves many risks, dangers and hazards including but not limited to: hiking on rough and uneven terrain; changing weather conditions which may cause the various travel and combat surfaces to be slippery; equipment failure; failure to properly adjust or fasten equipment; improper use of equipment; falls; slips and falls while in combat or travelling from location to location; over-exertion; emotionally intense simulations; triggering of various phobias or anxieties; failure to remain within or without designated areas; impact or collision with trees, other participants, shapers or NPCs; negligence of other participants, shapers or NPCs; and negligence on the part of the releasees, including the failure on the part of the releasees to take reasonable steps to safeguard or protect me from the risks, dangers and hazards of participating in Underworld LARP Canada. I freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards and the possibility of personal injury, death, property damage and loss resulting therefrom. RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT In consideration of the RELEASEES agreeing to my participation in Underworld LARP Canada and permitting my use of their equipment, parking and other facilities, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is acknowledged, I hereby agree as follows:
1. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have or may in the future have against the RELEASEES AND TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any loss, damage, expense or injury, including death, that I may suffer or that my next of kin may suffer, as a result of my participation in Underworld LARP Canada, DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE, INCLUDING ANY DUTY OF CARE OWED UNDER THE OCCUPIERS LIABILITY ACT, RSO 1990 as amended, ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES, AND FURTHER INCLUDING THE FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF PARTICIPATING IN THE UNDERWORLD LARP Canada REFERRED TO ABOVE;
In entering into this Release Agreement I am not relying on any oral or written representations or statements made by the Releasees with respect to the safety of participating in Underworld LARP Canada, other than what is set forth in this Release Agreement. I further warrant that I am at least 18 years old at the time of signing this document and in appropriate physical condition to participate in strenuous physical activities.