Waivers

By registering for an event or activity of BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE, LLC. (“BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL”), I agree to the following:

1.)  I agree that prior to participating, I will inspect both the facilities and the equipment to be used, and if I believe that anything is unsafe, I will immediately inform my team captain, teammates, and referee of such condition(s) and will refuse to participate.

2.)  I acknowledge and fully understand that I will be engaging in activities that involve risk of serious injury, including but not limited to permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own action, inactions or negligence, but the actions, inactions, or negligence of others, the rules of play, or the condition of the premises or of any equipment used.  Further, that there may be other risks not known to me or not reasonably foreseeable at this time. I assume all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for any damages following such injury, permanent disability, or death.

3.)  In consideration for participating in an event or activity of BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL, I release, waive, and discharge BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL, its affiliates, administrators, directors, agents, coaches, referees, security personnel, and other employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event or activity (jointly referred to as “releasees”) from any and all liability for any harm, personal injury, or other damage, including death or damage to or loss of property, resulting from my participation in the event or activity, including all risks, whether foreseen or unforeseen, involved in the activity or event. This release shall include, but not be limited to a claim for negligence, fault, or neglect of BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL. This release is binding on me, my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns.

4.)  I give permission for my child to participate in events or activities at BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL. I acknowledge that my child will be engaging in strenuous athletic activity and verify that he/she is physically able to do so.

In consideration for my child’s participation in an event or activity of BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL, I release, waive, and discharge BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL, its affiliates, administrators, directors, agents, coaches, referees, security personnel, and other employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event or activity (jointly referred to as “releasees”) from any and all liability for any harm, personal injury, or other damage, including death or damage to or loss of property, resulting from my child’s participation in the event or activity, including all risks, whether foreseen or unforeseen, involved in the activity or event. This release shall include, but not be limited to a claim for negligence, fault, or neglect of BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL. This release is binding on me, my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns.

5.)  I acknowledge I am familiar with the League Eligibility Rules and that all roster members are qualified to participate under them. (Note: Violation of the Eligibility Rules may result in expulsion from the League without refund). I also understand that Big City Volleyball and affiliated organizations, their directors and agents disclaim any responsibility or liability for damage to property or injury to any person, whether players, spectators or others, no matter how caused. Such damage or injury is the sole responsibility of, and is assumed by, the teams, players, participants and companies they represent. Furthermore, by registering, I represent that the expenditure for company team to play in the Big City Volleyball League has been approved. If for some reason, the company is not able to enter a team this season, company will still be liable for the entire registration fee.

6.)  I hereby grant the absolute, irrevocable, and worldwide permission and consent to BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL, and its agents, employees, or contractors, to (a) take photographs of me or my child; (b) include me or my child in any photographs of other persons; (c) make video and audio recordings of me or my child; (d) own the copyright in such photographs, video recording, and/or audio recordings, in its name; and (e) use and re-use, publish and re-publish, the same in whole or in part, individually or in conjunction with any printed, audio, and/or visual matter or use on the Internet, in any and all media, now or hereafter known, for any business, promotional, trade, or other purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, promotion, marketing, social media, and internet content purposes.

I specifically consent to the digital compositing, manipulation, distortion, and/or editing of any such photographs, audio recordings, and/or video recordings, including, without restriction, any changes or alterations as to color, size, shape, perspective, lighting, context, foreground, background, sound, playback speed, special effects, and other content.  I hereby release, discharge, and agree to hold harmless BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL, and its agents, employees, and contractors, from any liability by virtue of any digital compositing, manipulation, distortion, and/or editing, whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the making of such photographs, audio recordings and/or video recordings, or in any subsequent processing of them, as well as any publication of them, including, without limitation, any claims for libel or violation of any right of publicity or privacy.

I hereby release and discharge BIG CITY VOLLEYBALL, and its agents, employees, and contractors, of and from any and all claims or causes of action arising out of or in connection with the use of the photographs, audio recordings, and/or video recordings of me or my child, including without limitation any and all claims under New York Civil Rights Law Section 50.

7.)  I represent and warrant that I am eighteen years of age or older and this Consent and Release does not in any way conflict with any existing commitments on my part. This Consent and Release shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York.