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bcu Coffs TRI 2018 Waiver, Release and Indemnification:

Risk warning:

Participating in a Triathlon has certain risks associated with it, especially if the participant is trying to swim/ride/run/walk greater distances than he or she normally does, or if the weather conditions on the day are particularly adverse. Along with the usual risks of swimming, riding or running/walking potential risks include but are not limited to:

  • PHYSICAL EXHAUSTION, MUSCLE CRAMPS, HEART FAILURE, DROWNING AND FALLS;
  • DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH COLLISIONS WITH ATHLETES, VEHICLES, PEDESTRIANS, SPECTATORS, VOLUNTEERS OR FIXED OBJECTS;
  • DANGERS ARISING FROM SURFACE HAZARDS AND EQUIPMENT FAILURE; AND
  • RISKS POSED OR CREATED BY OTHER PARTICIPANTS, SPECTATORS AND/OR VOLUNTEERS.
  • INJURIES RESULTING NOT ONLY FROM YOUR ACTIONS BUT ALSO FROM THE ACTION, OMISSION OR NEGLIGENCE OF OTHERS.

 

In conclusion of the acceptance of my entry in the bcu Coffs TRI:

  1. I hereby agree to comply with all the rules and regulations and event instructions of the bcu Coffs TRI.
  2. For myself, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns, I hereby: a. Waive and release any/all claims I may have against Village Sports Coffs Harbour Pty Ltd., its events committee, their officers, directors, members, volunteers, employees or any one or more of them or their executors, including any of them arising out of my participation in the event and its related activities, together with any costs including attorneys fees that may be incurred as a result of any such claim whether valid or not, and b. Indemnify and hold harmless the releases and each of them against any such claim that I or my guests, or any one or more of my executors, next of kin, successors may have or assert against any costs including attorneys fees with respect thereof.
  3. I hereby acknowledge that I have sole responsibility for the security of my personal possessions and triathlon equipment during the bcu Coffs TRI and its related activities. Village Sports Coffs Harbour Pty Ltd. will not be liable for replacement of any personal possessions.
  4. I hereby acknowledge that participation in the bcu Coffs TRI carries with it potential hazard. I therefore release Village Sports Coffs Harbour Pty Ltd. of any liability resulting from injury or death during the event and its related activities.
  5. I hereby attest and verify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for this competition and that a licensed medical doctor has verified my physical condition.
  6. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment including ambulance transportation, which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during the bcu Coffs TRI.
  7. I have provided on my entry form details of any medical or physical conditions from which I suffer that might affect my performance or be relevant if medical treatment is needed. I accept the risk of participating despite these conditions. I have supplied an emergency contact name and number. This person is contactable both during and after the event and is not another participant.
  8. I understand that compulsory insurance cover for participants in this event may not cover for all injury, loss or damage sustained by me.
  9. I understand that my entry is non-transferable. Any attempt to transfer my entry or allow another person to participate under my name without the event organiser’s knowledge may result in total cancellation, insurance being deemed void and inability to enter further Village Sports events.
  10. I accept a refund will only be for the amount of the race, participation entry fee and does not include State or National Sporting Organisation membership fee, entry processing fee and online registration fee.

  11. I agree that should I need to request to cancel my entry for whatever reason, I will make my request in writing to Village Sports info@villagesports.com.au and the following refunds or credits if applicable apply:

    • Any requests received up to 12 weeks prior to the event may be eligible for a 75% refund.
    • Any requests received between 6-12 weeks prior to the event will be eligible for a 50% refund of the event entry fee paid
    • Any requests received between 2-6 weeks prior to the event will be eligible for a 25% refund of the event entry fee paid.
    • Any requests received less than 2 weeks prior to the event will NOT be eligible for a refund under any circumstances.
    • Any additional purchases (including but not limited to Triathlon Australia One Day Race Membership and merchandise purchases paid at the time of entry) are non-refundable at any time.
    • There is NO TRANSFER between athletes.
  12. Event organisers may change the event format, course or other race conditions at their discretion. If that occurs, this agreement applies to the changed conditions.
  13. The race committee reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event due to adverse weather conditions, which may deem the course unsafe. In the event of cancellation or postponement (by either party) there will be no refund of entry fee.
  14. I agree to abide by all race rules and directions issued by the event organiser and/or the relevant sport’s governing body.
  15. The bcu Coffs TRI is being photographed. By attending the event you consent to having your photo taken. The photographs may be used for the purposes of advertising, editorial or other promotional work.
  16. I acknowledge that I will receive a race timing band at all timed events, which remains the property of Village Sports Coffs Harbour Pty Ltd. A recorded time is not guaranteed. Should I not return my timing band to Village Sports Coffs Harbour Pty Ltd. I agree to reimburse them $50.

I REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT I AM AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OLD AND I HAVE FULL LEGAL AUTHORITY TO COMPLETE THIS FORM ON BEHALF OF MYSELF.

IF I AM REGISTERING AN INDIVIDUAL UNDER THE AGE OF 18 OR AN INCAPACITATED ADULT, I REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT I AM THE PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF THAT PARTY AND HAVE THE FULL LEGAL AUTHORITY TO SUBMIT THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE FORM ON THEIR BEHALF AND I AFFIRM I HAVE READ CAREFULLY AND UNDERSTAND THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE FORM, AND THAT I VOLUNTARILY SIGN IT.

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