INFECTIOUS DISEASE LIABILITY WAIVER
1. Participation in GDSA events or activities by my child and myself involves the possible exposure to and illness from infectious and/or communicable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19, MRSA, influenza, and other infectious or communicable diseases. While adherence to particular rules and requirements may reduce the risk of possible exposure, the risk of serious illness and death remains; and
2. On behalf of my child and myself, I knowingly and freely ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, even if arising from the negligence of the Releasees or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation; and
3. On behalf of my child and myself, I agree to comply with all rules, regulations or conditions established by GDSA and the State of Ohio for participation in such events or activities. If, however, I observe any violation of the rules, regulation or conditions established by GDSA or State of Ohio during my presence or participation, I shall remove myself from participation and immediately bring such matter to the attention of the GDSA; and
4. On behalf of my child and myself, I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS GDSA, its board members, officials, agents, employees, Members, Leagues and Associations, clubs, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event or activity in which I participate (“RELEASEES”), from and against any and all claims of whatever type or kind including any illness, disability, death, or other loss or damage to person or property, whether arising from the negligence of Releasees or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, I expressly agree that this release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Ohio or any other state in which my/our child may participate in any event or activity described herein, and that if any portion of this release is determined to be invalid, it is agreed that the remaining provisions of this release shall continue in full force and effect. Finally, I further state that I have fully and carefully read the above release, understand the contents of the same and sign this release voluntarily and as my own free act and deed.