PLEASE REVIEW THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY. It includes a release of liability and waiver of legal rights, including the right to sue certain parties. DO NOT agree to this document unless you have read and understood it in its entirety. By agreeing, you acknowledge that you have both read and understood the text presented to you. When you sign below, you understand and agree that the events and activities related to participation in the Miami Dolphins Special Teams volunteer program and certain related events and opportunities either hosted or participated in by the Releasees (collectively, the “Event”) carry certain inherent dangers and risks which may or may not be readily foreseeable, including, without limitation, personal injury, property damage or death. Your ability to volunteer in the Event is subject to your agreement to the terms of this release of liability and waiver (the “Release”), and by signing this form, you accept and agree to the terms of the Release, including the release of liability and waiver of legal rights provisions.
I wish to volunteer in the Event, which is hosted by certain Releasees (as defined below) or Providers (as defined below). Therefore, for good and valuable consideration – including the right to volunteer in the Event – the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, I agree as follows: I hereby represent and warrant that I have the legal authority to agree to the Release, that I FULLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE to the terms of the Release, and that the Release will apply to me, my heirs, personal representatives, executors, and assigns. I understand that I am signing this release as a condition to and in consideration of my volunteering at the Event. I hereby represent and warrant that I am at least 18 years of age and of sound mind and body, and I am capable of giving this release on my behalf. I understand that, among other risks, there may be risks of injury or death to person and property while volunteering at the Event, including, but not limited to, severe injury and death. I represent and warrant that I am in good physical condition and that I have no medical condition which prevents me from volunteering at the Event. I further understand that I should NOT volunteer at the Event unless I am physically and medically able to do so. NEVERTHELESS, I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ACCEPT AND ASSUME THE RISK ASSOCIATED WITH MY VOLUNTEERING AT THE EVENT, AND, ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND EACH OF MY HEIRS, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, EXECUTORS, AND ASSIGNS, I DO HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, SOUTH FLORIDA STADIUM LLC, MIAMI DOLPHINS, LTD., DOLPHINS CYCLING CHALLENGE, INC., SOUTH FLORIDA FOOTBALL ASSOCIATES LLC, FIN ASSOCIATES, LLC, SOUTH FLORIDA SPORTS FOUNDATION, INC., AND EACH OF THE FOREGOING’S AFFILIATES, SPONSORS, PARTNERS, MEMBERS, SHAREHOLDERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS (HEREINAFTER INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS THE “RELEASEES”) WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO PERSON, PROPERTY OR REPUTATION RELATING TO MY VOLUNTEERING AT THE EVENT, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF ONE OR MORE OF THE RELEASEES, THIRD PARTIES, OR OTHERWISE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
I understand and agree that I will be responsible for my care and treatment in the event I sustain an injury during or as a result of my volunteering at the Event. I hereby acknowledge and understand that neither the Releasees nor any other party at the Event (collectively, “Providers”) has any obligation or duty to provide me with medical treatment in case of injury. Notwithstanding such absence of duty, I hereby give my consent to any Provider to seek, obtain, and provide emergency medical treatment to me in case of injury that occurs while volunteering at the Event or Event-related activities. This care may be given under whatever conditions are necessary to preserve life, limb, or my well-being. I understand that such treatment will be sought and provided only in an emergency and that, based on the circumstances, reasonable efforts may be made to seek my consent before providing such treatment. I understand that, during the course of or in connection with the Event, photographs, audio, video, and other recordings (the “Depictions”) may be taken of me, and I hereby grant the Releasees and their designees and licensees the right, in any and all manner and media throughout the world and in perpetuity, to disseminate, reproduce, record, exhibit, print and publish the Depictions, which may include my name, likeness, voice and/or biographical material, for any purpose, including, without limitation as news or informative matter and for advertising and publicizing Releasees and their designees. I agree that Releasees may use my personal information provided below for sales and marketing purposes, including, but not limited to, notifying me of offers and events via mail, e-mail, phone, and other means. I may opt-out of such communications by writing to 347 Don Shula Dr., Miami Gardens, FL 33056. I hereby agree that the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof, will apply to any and all disputes or claims relating in any way to the Event or the Release (including registration). I agree that jurisdiction for such disputes and claims relating to the Event or the Release shall lie exclusively in the courts of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit located in Miami-Dade, Florida and I agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in such courts. If any provision of the Release shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severed to the most limited extent possible and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions.
I HEREBY AFFIRM THAT I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE, AND THAT I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS. I FURTHER AFFIRM MY UNDERSTANDING THAT, BY SIGNING THIS RELEASE, I AM GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I AM SIGNING THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY, AND THAT I INTEND BY MY SIGNING THIS RELEASE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.