Terms and Conditions
BATTLE OF THE BASS
Participant Waiver of Liability
WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT:
1. In consideration for receiving permission to participate in the Battle of the Bass 2017, I hereby
release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue the City of Somerset, its officers, servants,
agents, assigns, employees, and/or sponsors (hereinafter referred to as "releasees") from any and
all liability, claims, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or relating to
any loss, including but not limited to monetary damages, property damage, and personal injury,
including but not limited to death and/or serious physical injury, that may be sustained by me, or
to any property belonging to me, whether caused by the negligence of the releasees, or otherwise,
while participating in the tournament, or while in, on or upon the premises where the tournament
is being conducted and/or on City property, while in transit to or from any of the premises
involved in the tournament, or in any place or places connected with the tournament.
2. I am fully aware of risks and hazards connected with being on the premises and participating
in the tournament, and I am fully aware that there may be risks and hazards unknown to me
connected with being on the premises and participating in the tournament, and I hereby elect to
voluntarily participate in the tournament, to enter upon the tournament premises and engage in
activities knowing that conditions may be hazardous, or may become hazardous or dangerous to
me and my property. I voluntarily assume full responsibility for any risks of loss, including but
not limited to monetary damages, property damage, and personal injury, including but not
limited to death and/or serious physical injury, that may be sustained by me, or any loss or
damage to property owned by me, as a result of my being a participant in the tournament,
whether caused by the negligence of releasees or otherwise.
3. I further hereby agree to indemnify and save and hold harmless the releasees and each of
them, from any loss, liability, damage or costs they may incur due to my participation in the
tournament, whether caused by the negligence of any or all of the releasees, or otherwise.
4. It is my express intent that this Release shall bind the members of my family and spouse, if I
am alive, and my heirs, assigns and personal representative, if I am deceased, and shall be
deemed as a Release, Waiver, Discharge and Covenant Not to Sue the above named releasees.
In signing this release, I acknowledge and represent that:
A. I have read the foregoing release, understand it, and sign it voluntarily as my own free act and
B. No oral representation, statements or inducements, apart from the foregoing written
agreement, have been made;
C. I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully competent, or I am the legal guardian and/or
custodian of a participant that is under eighteen (18) years of age and am at least eighteen (18)
years of age and full competent; and
D. I execute this Release for full, adequate and complete consideration fully intending to be
bound by same.