RELEASE, PERMISSION, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
Note: anyone under the age of 18 will have to sign their liability waivers at the tournament check in desk on
the day of play.
Release. In consideration of being permitted to participate in any way in the New Mexico Games (“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: New Mexico Games or their Directors, 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 thatI knowingly assume all such risks.
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
Email Permission. By participating in a USAPAsanctioned 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 and its agents and designees permission to use or distribute, without limitation or
obligation, my image, name, voice, and words for any purpose connected with the Tournament, including promotional, marketing,
training, informational, and archival uses.
New Mexico State Games Waiver:
PARTA WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY
In consideration of being permitted to enter for any purpose any RESTRICTED AREA (herein defined as the
areas to which admission by general public spectators is prohibited), or being permitted to compete, officiate,
observe, work for, or for any purpose participate in any way in the event, EACH OF THE UNDERSIGNED,
for himself, his personal representatives, heirs, next of kin, acknowledges, agrees, and represents that he has,
or will immediately upon entering any such restricted areas, and will continuously thereafter, inspect such
restricted area or areas and all portions thereof which he enters and with which he comes in contact, and he
does further warrant that his entry upon such restricted area or areas and his participation, if any, in the event
constitutes an acknowledgement that he has inspected such restricted area and that he finds and accepts the
same as being safe and reasonably suited for the purposes of his use, and he further agrees and warrants that if,
at any time, he is in or about restricted areas and he feels anything to be unsafe, he will immediately advise the
officials of such and will leave the restricted area(s):
1. HEREBY RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE the GAMES OF
NEW MEXICO, the
promoters, other participants, operators, officials, any persons in a restricted area, sponsors, advertisers,
owners and lessees of premises used to conduct the event and each of them, their officers and employees, all
for the purposes herein referred to as “releasees”, from all liability to the undersigned, his personal
representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin for any and all damage, and any claim or demands therefore on
account of injury to the person or property or resulting in death of the undersigned, whether caused by the
negligence of the releasees or otherwise while the undersigned is in or upon the restricted area and/ or,
competing, officiating in, observing, or working for, or for any other purpose participating in the event.
2. HEREBY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS the releasees and each of
them from any loss, liability,
damage, or cost they may incur due to the presence of the undersigned in or upon the restricted area or in any
way competing, officiating, observing, or working for, or for any other purpose participating in the event and
whether caused by the negligence of the releasees or otherwise.
3. HEREBY ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND RISK OF BODILY INJURY, DEATH OR
due to the negligence of releasees or otherwise while in or upon the restricted area and/or while competing,
officiating, observing, or working for, or for any purpose participating in the event.
4. EACH OF THE UNDERSIGNED expressly acknowledges and agrees that the activities at the event and in
the restricted areas are dangerous and involve the risk of serious injury and/or death and/or property damage.
EACH OF THE UNDERSIGNED further expressly agrees that the foregoing release, waiver, and indemnity
agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the Province or State in which
the event is conducted and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall,
notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAS READ AND VOLUNTARILY SIGNS THE RELEASE AND WAIVER OF
LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY
AGREEMENT, and further agrees that no oral representations, statements or inducement apart from the
forgoing written agreement have been made.
This waiver, release and indemnification agreement specifically embraces each and every event sanctioned,
authorized or promoted by said releasees during the entire season and applies to each and every event, or
activity hereinabove mentioned, and has the same effect as if executed after each and every activity or event in
which the undersigned participates so that the parties herein intended to be released and indemnified shall be
fully and effectively released and indemnified as to each and every event hereinabove described.
BY ACKNOWLEDGING AND AGREEING BELOW, I AM DELIVERING AN ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE THAT WILL HAVE THE SAME EFFECT AS AN ORIGINAL MANUAL PAPER SIGNATURE. THE ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE WILL BE EQUALLY AS BINDING AS AN ORIGINAL MANUAL PAPER SIGNATURE.