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Participation Waiver

Big Bear Gear (BBG) Participation Waiver

In consideration for being allowed to participate in any way in the program, related events and activities, I the undersigned, acknowledge, appreciate and agree that:  

Assumption of Risk: I understand and accept that participating in outdoor activities exposes me to many hazards and entails unavoidable risk of death, personal injury (including but not limited to severe spinal or head injury) and loss of or damage to property. I also understand I should be in good physical health to participate in these activities. I choose to participate in spite of these risks and hereby assume all risk of injury or loss of life to myself and loss of or damage to property arising out of participating in these activities. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERS, and assume full responsibility for my participation.

Compliance: I willingly agree to comply with terms and conditions for participation. If I observe any unusual significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearest official immediately. I will not smoke or drink alcohol while engaged in the activity.

Waiver and Liability Release: I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS Big Bear Gear, LLC, its officers, officials, agents, and/or employees, other participants, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event (RELEASEES) from any and all claims, demands, losses, and liability, arising out of or related to any INJURY, DISABILITY OR DEATH I may suffer, or loss or damage to person or property, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law. I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND SIGN IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.

FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS OF PARTICIPANTS OF MINOR AGE  (UNDER 18 AT TIME OF REGISTRATION)

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 Releasees, and, for myself, my heirs, assigns, and next of kin, I release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releases from any and all liability incidents to my minor child’s involvement or participation in these programs as provided above, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Terms & Conditions

  • If hiking, camping or backpacking, I will wear appropriate footwear , and such protective clothing, sunscreen, etc…as the circumstances require, and bring such gear as is necessary to safely participate in the activity.
  • If bicycling, I will wear a helmet at all times while riding. I understand the risk of severe injury, including but not limited to spinal and head injury may occur. I understand that cycling may result in hazards posed by other bicycles and traffic or road conditions. I understand how to operate a bicycle’s gears and brakes and adjust the seat and quick releases.
  • If paddling, while paddling in Class II+ waters (white water), I hereby commit to wearing a helmet at all times. I understand the risk of severe injury, including but not limited to spinal and head injury may occur. I understand how to operate equipment and know how to paddle. I understand that this activity may result in hazards posed by water conditions and other boaters. I will wear a Personal Flotation Device(PFD) at all times while on the water and keep a properly fastened life vest on myself and all minor children. I understand that shifting body weight can result in an unbalanced watercraft causing it to tip over and will assume all risks associated with such an event.
  • I understand that I should not and may not participate in this activity under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • I understand that all participation fees (if any) are non-refundable, even if I do not complete the event.

I HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE WAIVER IN COMPLETION.

Print Name: ________________________

Signature: X________________________ Date: _______________

 

Print Name: ________________________

Signature: X________________________ Date: _______________

 

Print Name: ________________________

Signature: X________________________ Date: _______________

 

Parent/Guardian’s Signature (if under 18) X________________________

Date: _______________

Name of Child: ______________________ AGE: _____

Name of Child: ______________________ AGE: _____                        

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER: (_____)_____-_______