Waiver & Release of Liability
The Undersigned for himself/herself as a participant, and on behalf of his/her child or ward as participant, as applicable (the “Undersigned”), hereby forever releases and discharges OnGoal, LLC d/b/a Sporting Kansas City and its affiliated entities including but not limited to Sporting Club USL, LLC, Sporting Fields and Athletics, LLC, Blue Roof Entertainment, LLC, Kansas Stadium Partners, Inc., Kansas Unified Development, LLC, The Victory Project, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Major League Soccer, LLC, Sporting Hospitality, LLC, and Soccer United Marketing, LLC their respective assignees, successors, officers, directors, agents, representatives, employees, subcontractors, sponsors and/or corporate partners, shareholders, partners, members and affiliates (collectively, the “Sporting Entities”) from all present and future liabilities, debts, obligations, costs, expenses, damages, losses, charges, judgments, executions, liens, claims, demands, actions or causes of action of whatever nature, in equity or a law (herein, the “Released Claims”), which the Undersigned may now have, or could hereafter have against the Sporting Entities, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, asserted or not, related to any participation in the Event, even if the risk and liabilities that Undersigned hereby releases arise out of the negligence or carelessness of the Sporting Entities, whether active or passive, or from any hidden, latent or obvious defects in facilities or equipment.
Further, for valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the Undersigned grants the Sporting Entities or any entity connected with the Event, the rights to use the participant’s image, likeness and name in connection with marketing and promotional activities. This grant includes, without further obligation, the rights to use and publish participant’s image, voice, likeness, photograph, biographical information, and videotaped footage individually or in conjunction with others in any medium, including television, Internet and all other media for advertising and promotional purposes in perpetuity, without any notice or further compensation. The Undersigned understands that any photos, videos, audio or other images created become the sole property of the Sporting Entities for any use, including commercial purposes. The Undersigned understands that s/he will have no claim to compensation, benefits, rights or royalties of any type. The Undersigned, by and through his or her parent or guardian, as well as the parent or guardian, both consent to receiving periodic marketing information from Sporting Entities.
The Undersigned represents and warrants that s/he has full power and authority to execute this Release. The Undersigned further indemnifies and holds harmless the Sporting Entities from any and all claims, charges, liabilities, obligations and demands (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), brought against the Sporting Entities, whether now existing or arising in the future, and accepts all legal responsibility for his/her actions or participation in Event. The Undersigned understands, acknowledges and accepts that this Release is binding on the Undersigned, the Undersigned’s family, estate, heirs, executors, and assigns. The Undersigned further understands, acknowledges and accepts that participation in the Event involves certain inherent risks, including but not limited to serious bodily injury (including death) and agrees that s/he is voluntarily participating with full knowledge of the risks involved and accepts such risk.
The Undersigned understands, acknowledges and accepts the possibility that the Undersigned and any successors may not now fully know the magnitude of the Released Claims, but nevertheless assumes the risk by releasing any unknown claims, and agrees to a full and final release and waiver of all the Released Claims. This Release is the complete agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior agreements or understandings, written or oral. This Release may not be amended or modified other than by a written agreement executed by the parties. This Release shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Kansas, without reference to the principles of conflict of laws. Undersigned acknowledges and accepts that if any portion of this document is invalid, the remainder will continue in full force and effect. The parties agree to arbitrate any dispute in Kansas City, Kansas before a mutually agreeable arbitrator using the rules of the American Arbitration Association then in effect. The parties may appeal any arbitration award. Each paragraph contained in this Release shall be enforceable independently of every other paragraph, and the invalidity or non-enforceability of any paragraph shall not invalidate any other paragraph contained in this Release. This Release has been entered into voluntarily and not as a result of coercion, duress, or undue influence.
Date: ____/_____/______ Participant Name__________________________________
Age: ________ (if under 18 **) Signature ________________________________________
Address: _________________________________________City: _________________State: ____________Zip: _______________
Phone ( ) ___________________________ Email: __________________________________________________
** If participant is under the age of 18 years old, this form must be signed by participant’s parent or legal guardian.
Parent/Guardian’s Printed Name Parent/Guardian’s Signature