I/the minor fully understands the nature of Taekwondo/Martial arts tournament and acknowledges that my/the minor’s experience and capabilities and believes I/the minor am/are qualified to participate in such a tournament. I/the minor further acknowledge that I am aware that the tournament will be conducted in facilities open to the public during the tournament. I/the minor further agree and warrant that if, at any time, I believe conditions to be unsafe, I/the minor will immediately discontinue further participation in the tournament.
I fully understand that: a) Taekwondo/Martial Arts tournament involves risks and can involve danger of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and even death (risks): b) these risks and dangers may be caused by my/or the minor’s own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions others participating in the tournament, the conditions in which the tournament takes place, or the negligence of the “releases” named below: c) there may be other risks and social and economic losses either not known to me or the minor or not readily foreseeable at this time’ and I/the minor recognize and fully comprehend that Taekwondo/martial arts are contact sports, as dangerous as football, skiing, boxing, kickboxing, or sky diving. I fully comprehend that the possibility of physical injury, of any degree, is always possible, even death, and I/the minor knowingly and freely assume all such risks. I/the minor understand the WTF and USTU rules and agree to follow all the competition/tournament rules.
I/the minor herby release, discharge and covenant not to sue and agree to hold harmless: U.S. Taekwondo Center DBA Ki Soo Jung, Family Taekwondo Center DBA Mark Gallagher, and all members of tournament committees, USTU, WTF, their respective administer, directors, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises on which the tournament takes place (each considered one of the ‘Releasees” herein) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the “Releasees” or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations and further agree that if, despite this release, I or anyone on my/the minor’s behalf makes a claim against any of the Releasees named above, I will indemnify, save and hold harmless each of the Releasees from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss liability, damage or cost as may incur as the result of any claim.
I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I/THE MINOR HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY AND WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT OR ASSURANCE OF NATURE AND INTEND IF TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW AND AGREE THAT IF ANY PORTION OF THE AGREEMENT IS HELD TO BE INVALID THE BALANCE, NOT WITHSTANDING, SHALL CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.