I understand that this is a legally-binding Relase given by me,
(Participant name) to MESSIAH COLLEGE (College)
I understand that there are dangers and risks to which I may be exposed by participating in the following activity:
(sport) during the 2012-2013 Academic Year. I understand that the College does not require me to participate in this activity, but I want to do so and choose to participate voluntarily, despite the possible dangers and risk.
I understand that the activity may involve significant physical exertion and that it it possible for me to suffer a serious injury during practice, conditioning, travel, or participating in the activity. I understand that such an injury could result in death or other serious physical and/or psychological harm and damage to me or my property. I have been warned of the significant non-obvious risks associated with this activity, have full knowledge of these risks, and realize that I am responsible for my own safety and well-being while participating in this activity.
I AGREE TO USE REASONABLE CARE WHILE PARTICIPATING IN THIS ACTIVITY. In consideration of being permitted to participate in the activity, I AGREE, on behalf of my family, heirs and personal representatives, to ASSUME ALL THE RISKS and responsibility involved in my participation in the activity. I RELEASE and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the College, its trustees, employees, agents and volunteer activity leaders, from and against any present or future liability, claims or actions that may arise from injury or harm to me, from my death, from damage to my property, or for which I may be liable to another person, as a result of my participation in the activity EXCEPT for injury, death or damage resulting from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the College.
I understand that the College will not have medical personnel available at the site of the activity. I have no health-related conditions which preclude or restrict my participation in the activity. I agree that the College is not responsible for my medical or medication needs and assume all risk and responsibility for such needs. I grant the College premission to authorize emergency medical treatment for me, if necessary, and agree to reimburse the College for any costs. Further, I agree that the College assumes no responsiblity for injury or damage which might arise out of or in connection with authorized emergency medical treatment.
I agree that this Release shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The invalidity of any part of it shall not affect the validity of the remaining parts.
THIS IS A RELEASE OF YOUR RIGHTS, READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING.
I have read this entire Release and by my selection of 'I Agree' and my student ID number I am voluntarily signing it electronically on this date:
. I understand that I am giving up my rights to sue the College for injury, loss or death, which I may suffer as a result of participating in th eactivity. I agree to be legally bound by this Release.
(Students under 18 years of age must have a parent/guardian signature. Please print out this form and get the necessary signature.)