IN CONSIDERATION of the opportunity to participate in the New Jersey Scholastic Rowing Championship hosted and provided by the New Jersey Scholastic Rowing Association, I, for myself, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, next of kin, its administrators, directors, officers, employees, and volunteers:

ACKNOWLEDGE, agree and represent that I understand the nature of Rowing Activities, both on the water and land based, and that I am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such Activity.

FULLY UNDERSTAND that: (a.); ROWING ACTIVITIES INVOLVE KNOWN AND UNANTICIPATED RISKS AND DANGERS of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis, death and damage or destruction of personal property (“Risks”); (b.) these Risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions, or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the activity or the condition in which the activity takes place. (c.); there may be other risks and social and economic losses either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I FULLY ACCEPT AND ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS AND ALL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR LOSSES, COSTS, AND DAMAGES I incur as a result of my participation in the Activity, even if caused by the negligence of the releases named below.

AGREE AND WARRANT that I will examine and inspect each Activity in which I take part as a member of the Club, and/or High School and that, if I observe any conditions that I consider unacceptable, hazardous or dangerous, I will notify the proper authority in charge of the Activity and will refuse to take part in the Activity until the condition has been corrected to my satisfaction.

I RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE, the New Jersey Scholastic Rowing Association, their administration, directors, agents, officers, volunteers and employees, other participating regatta organizers, any sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and the leasers of premises, on which the Activity takes place, (Releases) from liability, claims, demands, losses or damages on my account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or part by negligence of the Releases or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations; and I further agree that if, despite this release and waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement, I, or anyone on my behalf, make a claim against any of the Releases, I WILL INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS each of the Releases, from any litigation’s expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which may incur as a result of such claim.

I have read this agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely and without and inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it to be complete and unconditional release of liability to the greatest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid, the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.

Parental Consent

In consideration of (child’s name) (MINOR) being allowed to participate in the activity, AND I, the minor’s parent and/or legal guardian, understand the nature of rowing activities and the minor’s experience and capabilities and believe the minor to be qualified to participate in such activity. I hereby release, discharge, covenant not to sue, and AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS each of the releases from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on the minor’s account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or part by the operations, and further agree that if, despite this release, I, the minor, or anyone on the minor’s behalf makes a claim against any of the above Releases, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS each of the Releases from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss of liability, damage or cost any may incur as the result of any such claim.

PLEASE NOTE (If you are 18 years of age and want to sign this waiver as an adult you must submit a copy of your birth certificate to the regatta director. If a parent/guardian chooses to sign this waiver no birth certificate is necessary)