Liability Waiver | Steamboat Springs Classic

RELEASE, PERMISSION, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

Release.  In consideration of being permitted to participate in any way in THE STEAMBOAT CLASSIC (“the Tournament”),

I, for myself, my heirs or assigns, hereby release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue the USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) as well as:

ROCKY MOUNTAIN PICKLEBALL, INCORPORATED,THE TENNIS CENTER AT STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, LORETTA & BILL CONWAYSPONSOR AND/OR VENDOR PARTICIPANTS,

their officers, employees and agents from liability from any and all claims resulting in personal injuries, accidents or illnesses (including death) and property loss arising from, but not limited to, participation in the Tournament.

Assumption of Risk

Participation in the Tournament carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries.  The specific risks vary but include 1) minor injuries such as bruises, sprains and dehydration, 2) major injuries such as eye injuries, joint or back injuries, heat stroke, heart attacks, and concussions, and 3) catastrophic injuries such as paralysis and death.  I have read the previous paragraphs and I know, understand and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in playing pickleball. I assert that my participation is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks.

Medical Release

I hereby consent to emergency medical and/or hospital service that may be rendered by or at accredited hospitals by appointed physicians in the event such need arises in the opinion of a duly licensed physician.

Indemnification and Hold Harmless

I also agree to indemnify and hold the USAPA and all named above harmless from any and all claims, actions, suits, costs, expenses, damages, and liabilities, including attorney’s fees brought as a result of my involvement in the Tournament.

Email Permission

By participating in a USAPA-sanctioned tournament that utilizes the pickleballtournaments.com software, I authorize pickleballtournaments.com to share my email address with the USAPA if or when a new USAPA player rating is added or changed for me. 

Use Permission

I also give the USAPA, the Tournament and its agents and designees permission to use or distribute, without limitation or obligation, my image, name, voice, email address, and words for any purpose connected with the Tournament, including promotional, marketing, training, informational, and archival uses.