Release of Liability
BCYASL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT REGARDING ASSUMPTION FO RISK, RELEASE OF LIABILITY, AND INDEMNIFICATION.
I, desire to participate in intramural activities (“Intramural Sports”) with Boston Catholic Young Adults Sports Leagues ("the league") and in consideration of being allowed to participate in Intramural Sports, I hereby acknowledge and agree as follows:
I. I am fully informed or otherwise aware of, and fully assume, all risks to person and property in connection with my participation in Intramural Sports, (including, but not limited to, damage and loss of property, bodily injury, medical treatment and death). I am in good physical and mental health and do not have any physical or mental conditions which could affect my ability to participate in Intramural Sports. I have medical insurance coverage appropriate for my participation in Intramural Sports. The league will not provide any insurance for me in connection with my participation in Intramural Sports.
II. I fully and forever RELEASE, WAIVE AND DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE, the League, the Church, Archdiocese, (including, but not limited to any of their affiliates, employees, volunteers. parishioners and representatives) from any and all demands, claims, actions, suits, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses arising, directly or indirectly, in connection with my participation in Intramural Sports from any cause whatsoever (including, but not limited to damage and loss of property, bodily injury, medical treatment and death), whether or not foreseeable or contributed to by the negligent acts or omissions of the league, the Church, or the Archdiocese or any others.
III. Boston Catholic Young Adult Sports Leagues is in no way officially affiliated with the Archdiocese, though we strive to uphold the values and beliefs of Catholicism at all times; and to live in charity and in truth,
IV. I shall INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the league, the Church and the Archdiocese (including, but not limited to, any groups, affiliates, employees, volunteers. parishioners and representatives) from any and all demands, claims, actions, suits, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses arising directly or indirectly, as a result of my intentional or negligent acts or omissions from any cause whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damage and loss of property, bodily injury, medical treatment and death), whether or not foreseeable or contributed to by the negligent acts or omissions of the league, Church, the Archdiocese or others.
V. I shall fully comply with all applicable laws, the league, Church or Archdiocesan policies and Intramural rules and regulations while participating in Intramural Sports. If my participation in Intramural Sports is at any time deemed detrimental to Intramural Sports or any other participants, as determined by the BCYSL in its sole discretion, I understand that (i) I may be removed or suspended from Intramural Sports by BCYSL without refund of recreation fees or charges incurring any liability and (ii) I may be subject to further disciplinary action.
VI. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings, or negotiations, with respect to the subject matter hereof. This Agreement (i) may not be amended or modified, by course of conduct or otherwise, and (ii) may not be assigned or transferred, in whole or in part, except in writing duly executed by me and the Church. This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of MA, without regard to the conflicts or choice of law principles thereof, and shall be as broad and inclusive as permitted by such laws. In the event that a court of competent jurisdiction shall hold any provision of this Agreement unenforceable, such unenforceability shall not affect any other provision, and this Agreement shall be construed as if such provision, to the extent of such unenforceability, had never been incorporated herein.
VII. I (i) have read and fully understand this Agreement, (ii) intend that this Agreement be legally binding upon and enforceable against me and my family members, estate, heirs and legal representatives, (iii) intend that this Agreement inure to the benefit of the league, and (iv) confirm that I am at least eighteen years of age, fully competent, and entering into this Agreement voluntarily of my own judgment.