WAIVER OF LIABILITY, RELEASE, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY
For and in consideration of PARTICIPANT's with Glory Fastpitch Softball, Inc., its affiliates, and any local
sponsoring associations and member teams (hereafter, collectively referred to as "GLORY") and
PARTICIPANT's being allowed to participate in GLORY events and member team activities,
PARTICIPANT or PARTICIPANT's parent(s) or legal guardian(s) on behalf of PARTICIPANT (if
PARTICIPANT is a minor or has a legal guardian) relinquishes and waives any and all claims and causes
of action for personal injury, property damage or wrongful death in connection with, relating to or arising
from any and all GLORY events and member activities, wherever and however such personal injuries,
property damage, or wrongful death occur. In the language which follows, any reference to a
"PARTICIPANT" includes the PARTICIPANT and any and all of the PARTICIPANT's parent(s) or
guardian(s) signing this waiver on behalf of such PARTICIPANT, and "Glory Activities" means any
GLORY events and member team activities.
To the best of his or her knowledge, PARTICIPANT acknowledges, understands, has full knowledge of,
and assumes all risks inherent in each and all GLORY Activities and understands that such sports and
activities involve risks to PARTICIPANT, including possible bodily injury, partial or total disability,
paralysis, death and other injuries and damages which may arise therefrom. PARTICIPANT further
acknowledges and understands: (a) that such risks and dangers may be caused by the negligence of
PARTICIPANT or negligence of others, including the "RELEASEES," identified below; and (b) that there
may be risks and dangers in connection with or relating to GLORY Activities not known or reasonably
foreseeable at the present time.
PARTICIPANT acknowledges, understands and assumes the risks arising from use of or presence in or
at facilities or premises in or at which GLORY activities take place. PARTICIPANT further acknowledges,
understands and agrees that included within scope of this Agreement are any claims or causes of action
(a) arising from the performance or failure to perform maintenance or inspection or to supervise or control
such facilities or premises; (b) relating to failure to warn of dangerous conditions existing in or at such
facilities or premises; (c) arising from negligent selection, appointment or retention of any RELEASEES;
and (d) arising from negligent supervision or instruction of or by any RELEASEES.
PARTICIPANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT AN EXPRESS PURPOSE OF THIS
AGREEMENT IS TO EXEMPT, WAIVE AND RELEASE RELEASEES FROM LIABILITY FOR
PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE AND WRONGFUL DEATH CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE,
INCLUDING ANY NEGLIGENCE BY ANY RELEASEES.
PARTICIPANT agrees that they have an understanding of the signs and symptoms of a concussion. If
PARTICIPANT is showing visible signs of a concussion, then PARTICIPANT will be removed from athletic
activity and subsequently for the remainder of the day. It is the responsibility of the PARTICIPANT to
alert [the coaches or higher authority] of any symptoms not visible to others to include, but not limited to
headaches, dizziness, or nausea. PARTICIPANT understands that the athlete will not be permitted to
return to the athletic activity until being evaluated, and getting written clearance, from a licensed
PARTICIPANT expressly acknowledges and agrees that the activities at the event in which he or she is
participating are dangerous and involve the risk of serious injury and/or death and/or property damage.
PARTICIPANT further expressly agrees that the foregoing release, waiver, and indemnity provisions are
intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the state in which the event is
conducted and that if any portion thereof in held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall continue in full
legal force and effect.
"RELEASEES' mean Glory Fastpitch Softball, Inc., and each of its respective subsidiaries, affiliates and
any sponsoring associations, member teams, event hosts, other PARTICIPANTS, coaches, officials,
sponsors, advertisers, and owners and operators of facilities and premises used for Glory Activities, and
any and all officers, directors, agents, employees and representatives of any of the foregoing.
PARTICIPANT agrees that if any claims or causes of action relating to PARTICIPANT's personal injury or
wrongful death or for property damage relating to or arising out of any Glory Activities are made or
commenced against any RELEASEES, PARTICIPANT shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless such
RELEASEES from such claims or causes of action and all damages and liabilities relating thereto,
including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs and expenses to defend.
PARTICIPANTS AGREE THAT:
1. PARTICIPANT is not aware of anything at the facilities that would be dangerous to the players,
coaches or spectators.
2. High school and college players must check their league/conference eligibility rules before the players
or teams accept any awards, and such players understand that by accepting awards, they also accept the
eligibility rulings which may be imposed.
3. It may be necessary to play games in adverse weather conditions due to the nature of the particular
4. Participant gives GLORY the right to use any pictures/videos of the participant that GLORY takes in
connection with the event for advertising purposes.
This is to certify that I, as parent/guardian, with legal responsibility for this participant, have read and
explained the provisions in this waiver/release to my child/ward including the risks of presence and
participation and his/her personal responsibilities for adhering to the rules and regulations for protection
against communicable diseases. Furthermore, my child/ward understands and accepts these risks and
responsibilities. I for myself, my spouse, and child/ward do consent and agree to his/her release provided
above for all the Releasees and myself, my spouse, and child/ward do release and agree to indemnify
and hold harmless the Releasees for any and all liabilities incident to my minor child’s/ward’s presence or
participation in these activities as provided above, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THEIR NEGLIGENCE, to
the fullest extent provided by law.