THE MUD DOG CHALLENGE

WAIVER & REGISTRATION AGREEMENT

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING WAIVER AND REGISTRATION AGREEMENT CAREFULLY, AS THEY AFFECT YOUR FUTURE LEGAL RIGHTS AS WELL AS THE LEGAL RIGHTS OF ANYONE YOU REGISTER FOR THE EVENT.  BY REGISTERING FOR THE EVENT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE WAIVER AND REGISTRATION AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW.

THE MUD DOG CHALLENGE (“EVENT”) WAIVER & RELEASE OF CLAIMS, INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT  (“WAIVER”).

The following must be carefully read and signed in consideration of being permitted to enter (for any purpose) the EVENT and associated property (“PREMISES”).  As used in this WAIVER, the term “Parties to be Released” is defined to include the following: (1) E3 Events LLC, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, owners, members, managers, directors, officers, past and present employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, “E3E”); (2) the Premises owner; (3) EVENT volunteers; and (4) any EVENT sponsors, sponsor’s affiliates and contractors, and their respective employees.

NOTE TO MINORS: If you are under age 18, you may only attend the EVENT accompanied by a parent or guardian. You may also acknowledge that your parent or guardian has reviewed, understood and agreed to the terms below.

NOTE TO PARENTS/GUARDIANS OF MINORS:  You may acknowledge that you have reviewed, understood and agreed to the terms below (such terms being interpreted as if they applied both to you and your minor child/ward) and have the legal authority to enter into this AGREEMENT on behalf of your minor child/ward.

IN CONSIDERATION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT, ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND ANY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, ASSIGNS, HEIRS, EXECUTORS, SUCCESSORS AND NEXT OF KIN AND THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHOM I AM AUTHORIZED TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT, I UNDERSTAND, AGREE AND REPRESENT AS FOLLOWS:

1)     I understand that the EVENT is an inherently dangerous activity the presents extreme obstacles, including but not limited to, mud pits, wire, cargo nets, heights, climbing, jumping into water, water crossings, swimming, steep hills, sliding, and/or uneven terrain.

2)     I expressly acknowledge and agree that the activities of the EVENT involve risks of serious injury and/or death and/or property damage.

3)     I am fully aware of the risks and hazards inherent in participating in the EVENT and I voluntarily, knowingly and freely assume all risks associated with participating in the EVENT and entering the PREMISES, including, but not limited to, my own actions or inactions (or the actions/inactions of my minor child/ward), the actions or inactions of others (including EVENT attendees, staff or volunteers), falls, injuries, illnesses, infections, contact with others (including EVENT attendees, staff or volunteers), navigating any and all obstacles, PREMISES defects and the effects of weather, including, but not limited to, heat and /or humidity, or cold.

4)     I represent and warrant to Parties to the Parties to be Released that I am in good physical condition, am able to safely participate in the EVENT and have no medical condition that would make my participation in the EVENT more hazardous.

5)     I understand, agree and accept that some of the obstacles may go through water that has not been treated for chemicals, disease or contamination.

6)     I understand that the EVENT course may contain wild animals, insects and plants.

7)     I agree not to dive or enter any mud pit or body of water head first, as doing so may cause serious injury and/or death.

8)     If I am pregnant, disabled in any way or have recently suffered an illness or injury, I should have or did consult a physician before participating in the EVENT.

9)     I understand that it is my responsibility to obtain any insurance needed to cover personal injury or death and any liability I might incur to other EVENT participants.

10)  I consent to medical care and transportation to obtain treatment in the event of injury to me as E3E, volunteers or medical professionals may deem appropriate and understand that this WAIVER & RELEASE extends to any liability arising out of or in any way connected with the medical treatment and transportation provided in the event of an emergency and/or injury.

11)  I agree to and observe and obey all posted rules and warnings, to follow any instructions or directions given by E3E through its employees, representatives or agents and to abide by any decision of any EVENT official relative to my ability to safely participate in or attend the EVENT.

12)  I understand and agree that I am expected to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times while at the EVENT and to obey all local, state and federal civil and criminal laws while participating in or attending the EVENT.  This includes, generally, respect for other people, equipment, facilities or property.  E3E may dismiss me, without refund, should my behavior endanger the safety of or negatively affect the EVENT, PREMISES, or any person, facility or property.  I also agree to indemnify the Parties to be Released from any and all third party claims caused in whole or in part by my negligent or intentional acts or omissions.

13)  I agree not to consume alcohol prior to the EVENT or use any medicine or substance that will inhibit my mental or physical ability to safely participate in the EVENT.  If I choose to consume alcoholic beverage after the EVENT, I will do so responsibly and only if I am over the age of twenty-one (21). 

14)  I understand and agree that the Parties to be Released are not responsible for any personal item or property that is lost, damaged or stolen at the EVENT or on the PREMISES.

15)  I understand and agree that pets, wheeled baby conveyances, or other wheeled means of conveyance are not permitted on the EVENT course.

16)  I consent to the use of my image in photographs, motion pictures or recordings taken at the EVENT for use in EVENT advertising, marketing or promotion.

17)  I assign to E3E all rights, title, and interest in any and all photographs, motion pictures, recordings or other records of the EVENT I may take or capture to E3E.  E3E grants to me a limited, non-exclusive right and license to use, for non-commercial purposes only, any and all photographs, motion pictures, recordings or other records of the EVENT I may rake or capture at the EVENT.

18)  I understand and agree that the sale of unauthorized merchandise is not permitted and I may be dismissed from the EVENT and the PREMISES for selling such merchandise.

19)  I understand and agree that I may not bring weapons, fireworks or illegal substances to the EVENT or the PREMISES

20)  I understand and agree that all ticket purchases are FINAL and NON-REFUNDABLE.

21)  I understand and agree that E3E reserves the right to change the EVENT date.  In the event of such a change, there will be no refund of my ticket price.

22)  I understand and agree the E3E reserves the right to cancel the EVENT in the event of weather (including, but not limited to, heat, tornados, earthquakes, fires, storm’s and lightening), accidents, acts of war or terrorism, military conflicts or riots or for any reason that will affect the safety and security of EVENT participants and spectators.  In the event of such cancellation, there will be no refund of my ticket purchase.

23)  I recognize and acknowledge that there are hazards and risks of physical injury or illness to EVENT attendees and that not all such hazards or risks can be fully eliminated.  I freely and voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of death, bodily injury or property damage, regardless of severity, that I (or my minor child/ward) may sustain as a result of my attendance at the EVENT, whether or not caused by the active or passive negligence of the Parties to be Released.

24)  I indemnify and hold harmless the Parties to be Released from any loss, liability, damage or cost they may incur while I am at the EVENT or on the PREMISES, whether or not caused by the active or passive negligence of the Parties to be Released.

25)  I release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue the Parties to be Released from all liability to me, personal representative, assigns, heirs and next of kin, for any claims, causes of action, obligations, lawsuits, charges, complaints, controversies, damages, costs or expenses of whatsoever kind, nature, or description, whether direct or indirect, in law or in equity, in contract or in tort, or otherwise, whether known or unknown, arising out of or connected with my (or my minor child’s/ward’s) attendance at the EVENT or while on the PREMISES, whether or not caused by the active or passive negligence of the Parties to be Released.

26)  I understand and acknowledge that the laws of the State of Ohio shall apply to all matters relating to the WAIVER regardless of the EVENT location, that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with the Parties to be Released resides in State or Federal court in Lucas County, Ohio, and I expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the State of Ohio in connection with any dispute with the Parties to be Released arising from my EVENT participation or attendance.

27)  I expressly agree that the WAIVER is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Ohio, and that if any portion is held invalid, it is agree that the balance shall continue in full legal force and effect.

 

I understand that the EVENT is an extreme test of my physical and mental limits.  I have read the document above and fully understand its terms.  I understand that I am giving up substantial legal rights by proceeding with registration for the EVENT, including the right to sue the Parties to be Released.  I acknowledge that I am proceeding freely and voluntarily and waive and unconditionally release all liability due to the negligence of the Parties to be Released, or the inherent risks of participating in the EVENT.

SIGNATURE

By signing my name below, I assert that I have read and fully understood the WAIVERS and AGREEMENTS set forth above.

 

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Name of Participant

 

 

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Signature                                                                                                                 Date

 

 

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Guardian’s Consent if Participant is a Minor