HILLSBORO UNITED GIRLS LACROSSE, INC.
AGREEMENT REGARDING PARTICIPATION, ASSUMPTION OF RISKS, WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY, AND INDEMNIFICATION
The purpose of this agreement (“Agreement”) is to enable parents and children to give informed consent for players to participate in the lacrosse program (the “Program”), including but not limited to practices, games, and tournaments with Hillsboro United Girls Lacrosse, Inc. (“Hillsboro United”) and to confirm the agreement of the player and the parents regarding assumption of risks, waiver and release of liability, and indemnification, as an express condition of each player’s participation in the Program.
RISKS: I agree and understand that there are significant risks (some known and others unknown or unforeseeable) associated with participation in the Program. These risks include the possibility of injuries that can occur for a variety of reasons and under a variety of circumstances related to the Program. Such risks include, but are not limited to, the risks of injury; disability; paralysis or even death resulting from causes including, without limitation, the physical condition and health (known or unknown) of the player; field conditions; actions of players on opposing teams; weather; improper techniques in executing the skills needed to play the game of lacrosse; actions of teammates or spectators; hazards inherent in a sport involving potential physical contact; improper or malfunctioning equipment; improper or inadequate training or coaching; and the negligence of Hillsboro United volunteers or others Released Parties identified below.
INSURANCE: Hillsboro United strongly recommends that all players who participate in the Program have personal medical/accident insurance coverage providing, at a minimum, benefits covering medical services, hospitalization, and related services, medications, equipment, etc. I acknowledge that it is strongly recommended that my child has current medical/accident insurance coverage and that such coverage will be maintained for the duration of my child’s participation in the Program
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT: Participation in lacrosse involves the potential for serious injury. As a parent or legal guardian, I authorize the Hillsboro United coaches, agents, volunteers, and/or medical persons to arrange for, make decisions, or render care for any emergency due to injury or illness including aid car, EMS, or emergency room transportation, hospitalization and consultation or treatment by a medical professional or specialist regarding emergency medical treatment for my child in the event that neither of the child's parents/guardians can be reached at a time when any such decisions need to be made while my child is participating in the Program. I confirm that my child is healthy and able to participate in the Program and has had the opportunity to consult with a physician on this subject if I chose to do so.
US LACROSSE MEMBERSHIP: As a condition of participation in the Program, all players must be current, active members of US Lacrosse for the duration of the Program. I acknowledge that my child has an active membership with US Lacrosse for the duration of the Program.
PERMISSION AND RELEASE
READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING
Realizing that there are risks inherent in any athletic program, and in consideration of my or our child being allowed to participate in the Program, I/we agree to assume all risks (whether known or unknown) of participation in the program, to release and hold harmless Hillsboro United, together with its directors, officers, coaches, volunteers, other agents of Hillsboro United, the other children participating in the program and their parents or legal guardians (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from any and all claims, liabilities, and damages relating to any injury, sickness, death or destruction of any property which may arise out of, result from or be in any way connected with the participation of my child in the Program, including transportation to/from all related events or activities in the Program. This release includes claims, liabilities, or damages based upon negligence of the Released Parties, and excludes claims, liabilities or damages based on the gross negligence or intentional conduct of the Released Parties. In addition, I/we agree to indemnify and hold the Released Parties harmless from any and all claims for injuries or property damage brought on behalf of myself or our child or alleged to have been caused by me or by our child while our child is participating in the Program.
I agree that it is the sole responsibility of each parent and player to ensure all required player equipment is worn and meets all applicable safety standards required by US Lacrosse.
I/WE HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT; FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS; UNDERSTAND THAT I/WE HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT; AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT (OTHER THAN THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM), ASSURANCE OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE TO ME/US. I/WE INTEND MY/OUR SIGNATURE(S) TO UNCONDITIONALLY RELEASE AND WAIVE ALL LIABILITY, INCLUDING ANY NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES IDENTIFIED IN THIS AGREEMENT, AND TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES, TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.
I have obtained the consent of any other parent or guardian with custodial rights affecting this Agreement regarding participation, assumption of risks, waiver and release of liability and indemnification and have the full legal authority to enter into this Agreement on behalf of myself and such other parent or guardian.
Electronic Signature Agreement: By selecting the "I have read and accept" button, you are signing this Agreement electronically. You agree your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this Agreement. By selecting "I have read and accept" you consent to be legally bound by this Agreement's terms and conditions. You also agree that no certification authority or other third party verification is necessary to validate your E-Signature and that the lack of such certification or third party verification will not in any way affect the enforceability of your E-Signature.
Hillsboro United Girls Lacrosse was established in 2020 to provide elementary and middle school girls within Hillsboro School District’s boundaries an opportunity to participate in a competitive lacrosse program, emphasizing the fundamentals of the game, good sportsmanship, and the spirit of competition. We will continue to work with the Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Dept. to promote lacrosse within our community.