WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY I acknowledge that volleyball or any sporting event is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and that my participation in a volleyball event can cause any or all of the following: property damage, including loss or damage to personal property; serious injury (including athletic injuries such as broken bones, concussions, or other injuries); sickness and disease (including communicable diseases and viruses (including COVID-19 or bacteria); trauma; pain & suffering; permanent disability; exposure to extreme conditions and circumstances; exposure to communicable diseases (including COVID-19); accidents involving other participants; contact or collision with other participants, playing surfaces, balls or other natural or manmade objects; and, paralysis and death.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an extremely contagious virus that may spread easily through person-to-person contact. Federal and state authorities recommend social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus. COVID-19 can lead to serious illness, personal injury, permanent disability, and death. Participating in The Big Dobrowski Volleyball Tournament could increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. The Big Dobrowski committee in no way warrants that COVID-19 infection(s) will not occur through participation in our tournament or other events.
With a full understanding of the potential risks, I HEREBY ASSUME THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN THE BIG DOBROWSKI VOLLEYBALL EVENT. I hereby take the following action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns: a) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all claims or liabilities for death, exposure to disease, personal injury or damages of any kind, EXCEPT THAT WHICH IS THE RESULT OF GROSS NEGLIGENCE AND/OR WANTON MISCONDUCT OF PERSONS OR ENTITIES LISTED BELOW, which arise out of or relate to my traveling to and from or my participation in any volleyball event, THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR ENTITIES: The Big Dobrowski, tournament directors, sponsors, and the officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents of any of the above; b) I AGREE NOT TO SUE any of the persons or entities listed above for any of the claims or liabilities that I have waived, released or discharged herein; and c) I INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the persons or entities mentioned above from any claims made or liabilities assessed against them as a result of my actions.