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. The NYMB/G4G/RGAA has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 however, the NYMB/G4G/RGAA cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, participating in NYMB/G4G/RGAA activities and attending NYMB/G4G/RGAA activities could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19. By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending and participating in NYMB/G4G/RGAA activities and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at GP may result from the actions, omissions, contact or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, NYMB/G4G/RGAA employees, volunteers, supporters and games participants and their families. I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I may experience or incur in connection with my attendance at GP or participation in the NYMB/G4G/RGAA GAA games (“Claims”). On my behalf, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the NYMB/ NYGAA, G4G, and RGAA its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the NYMB/G4G/RGAA, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Club program.
In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in the New York GAA Minor Board, G4G and/or RGAA program, related events and activities I acknowledge; the risks of injury from the activities involved in this program. I knowingly and freely assume all such risks, even arising from the negligence of the releases or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation. I willingly agree to comply with the terms and conditions for participation. If I observe any unusual, significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participating and bring such to the attention of the nearest official, immediately. I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns personal representatives and next of kin, hereby release indemnify and hold harmless the New York GAA Minor Board, G4G, and RGAA, its officers, officials, agents and/ or employees, sponsors and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event, from any and all claims, demands, losses and liability arising out of any injury, disability or death I may suffer, or loss of damage to person or property, whether arising from the negligence of the releases or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law. This is to certify that I, as parent/ guardian with legal responsibility for this participant, do consent and agree to his/ her release as provided above of all the Releases, and for myself, my heirs, assigns, and next of kin, I release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liability incidents to my minor child's involvement or participation in these programs as provided above, even if arising from negligence of the Releasees, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
When you participate in NYMB/G4G/RGAA competitions you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By selecting ‘I agree’, you consent on your child’s behalf, to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by NYMB/G4G/RGAA and its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar NYMB/G4G/RGAA events in the future, highlight the competition and exhibit the capabilities of NYMB/G4G/RGAA. You release New York Minor Board, G4G Board, and RGAA Board, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings. By selecting ‘I agree’, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by NYMB/G4G/RGAA the person or entity designated to do so by New York Minor Board. You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before.
I understand that proof of age for my child(ren) will need to be handed in at least 2 weeks before the first game, regardless of past participation with RGAA/NYMB (a copy of birth certificate OR passport photo page). Collection dates will be emailed at a later date.