LIABILITY WAIVER AND CONSENT
By reading this document and agreeing to these terms, you will waive certain legal rights, including the right to sue. Please read carefully.
In consideration of Metroball Dodgeball Dodgeball League ("Metroball Dodgeball") permitting me to participate in Metroball Dodgeball events, including league and tournament play, the following waiver of all claims, release from all liability, agreement not to sue and assumption of all risks and further terms of this agreement (the “Waiver & Consent”) is entered into by me with and for the benefit of Metroball Dodgeball.
1. Waiver of Claims, Release from Liability and Agreement Not to Sue
I waive any and all claims that I have or may in the future have against, and release from all liability and agree not to sue, Metroball Dodgeball and any of its directors, executives, representatives, employees, servants, instructors or agents (the “Personnel”) for any personal injury, death, property damage or other loss that I sustain during or as a result of my participation in league or tournament play due to any cause whatsoever on the part of any one or more of Metroball Dodgeball, the Personnel, others or any of them, including:
(a) negligence (the meaning of which includes failure to use such care as a reasonably prudent and careful person would use under similar circumstances and failure to meet such standards of care applicable to such circumstances);
(b) breach of any other duty imposed by law, including any duty imposed by occupiers liability or other legislation;
(c) breach of any contract; and
(d) mistakes or errors in judgment of any kind.
2. Assumption of Risk
I am aware of the risks inherent in participation in league and tournament play with Metroball Dodgeball. In particular I understand that dodgeball is a strenuous physical activity and a contact sport that can cause serious injury, including permanent disability, death and other losses both to me and my property which may result from the failure for any reason (including negligence) of Metroball Dodgeball or the Personnel.
In particular, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, I acknowledge that Metroball Dodgeball has warned me about the risk of injury that may result from wearing glasses or any other eyewear while participating in Metroball Dodgeball activities, including league and tournament play. I understand that it is possible that the ball may strike me in the face and may cause injury, including but not limited to blindness and permanent eye damage and that the risk of sustaining an eye injury while participating in Metroball Dodgeball activities is increased by wearing glasses or other eyewear.
I assume and accept all risks and dangers of participating in league and tournament play including the possibility of physical injury, death and property damage or other losses. I willingly accept these risks and agree to the terms of this Waiver & Consent even if Metroball Dodgeball or the Personnel or either of them are found in law to be negligent or in breach of a duty of care or any other obligation to me in relation to league or tournament play.
3. Further Terms
I hereby authorize the release of any photographs and videos taken of me while attending Metroball Dodgeball events, including league and tournament play.
In agreeing to this Waiver & Consent, I am not relying on any oral, written or visual statements of any kind, including any promotional statements, brochures or flyers made or distributed by Metroball Dodgeball or by any of the Personnel to induce me to attend, or to participate in, league or tournament play.
I agree that this Waiver & Consent and the agreements and assumptions of risk that it contains will be governed in all respects by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and I hereby irrevocably attorn to the jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of British Columbia.
I confirm that I am of the full age of nineteen years, that I have had sufficient time to read and understand what I am agreeing to in this Waiver & Consent and that this Waiver & Consent will be binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators and successors.
Key Changes to League Structure (actually read this)
League Occupancy: Reduced to 28 people (four teams of seven), from 42 people (six teams of seven)
Substitute Players: Weekly substitutions will not be allowed, however, players can be replaced for the remainder of the season at the organizers discretion
Equipment Cleaning: Players will be responsible for cleaning the equipment on a rotating schedule, each team will be responsible for a week so there is accountability
Sick Policy: Zero tolerance policy for any players who show up or play with symptoms, players who do not follow this rule are subject to league removal
Household Players: Wherever possible, teams will be have members from the same household to limit individual bubble size
Face Coverings: Face coverings (mask, bandana, panda helmet, etc.) that cover a player’s mouth and nose will be required at all times
Headshots Rule: Limiting headshots by implementing a three strikes warning system (first headshot is a warning, second the player is out for the round, third the player is out for the evening)
League Continuance: League can be shut down at a moments notice, per health regulations or should a COVID-19 outbreak occur
Social Distancing: Maintaining social distancing (2 meters) whenever possible, including before, between, and after games
Bathrooms: Shared bathrooms will be cleaned by league members after each session
Guideline Acknowledgement: Requiring players to read and agree to specific COVID-19 guidelines when registering for a season
Contract Tracing: Keeping track of player attendance for each week for contract tracing in the event a player becomes sick