HARRISBURG YOUNG PROFESSIONALS (“HYP”)
Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement
Waiver: In consideration of being permitted to participate in any way in one or all of the following sporting events (hereinafter “HYP Sports”),
Sand Volleyball Tournament (1 day event)
I, for myself, my heirs, personal representatives or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue HARRISBURG YOUNG PROFESSIONALS, its Board of Directors, officers, employees, members and agents from liability from any and all claims including the negligence of Harrisburg Young Professionals, its Board of Directors, officers, employees, members and agents, resulting in personal injury, accidents or illnesses (including death), and property loss arising from, but not limited to, participation in HYP Sports.
Assumption of Risks: Participation in HYP Sports carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. The specific risks vary from one activity to another, but the risks range from: 1) minor injuries such as scratches, bruises, and sprains; to 2) major injuries such as eye injury or loss of sight, joint or back injuries, heart attacks, and concussions; to 3) catastrophic injuries including paralysis and death.
I have read the previous paragraphs and I know, understand, and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in HYP Sports. I hereby assert that my participation is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks.
Indemnification and Hold Harmless: I also agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD Harrisburg Young Professionals HARMLESS from any and all claims, actions, suits, procedures, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities, including attorney’s fees brought as a result of my involvement in the activity and to reimburse them for any such expenses incurred.
Severability: The undersigned further expressly agrees that the foregoing waiver and assumption of risks agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
Acknowledgement of Understanding: I have read this waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement, fully understand its terms, and understand that I am giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue. I acknowledge that I am signing the agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend by my signature to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law.