Covid-19 Waiver of Liability and Risk Assumption
The 2019 Novel Coronavirus/COVIS-19 is a worldwide medical crisis. It is extremely contagious and believed to be transmitted person-to-person, by contact with contaminated surfaces and via the air. COVID-19 affects individuals differently, some are positive and have no symptoms, while others do not survive. There is currently no known treatment, cure or vaccine for COVID-19.
It is the purpose of this waiver agreement to exempt and release from any and all liability for any claims for personal injury and wrongful death related to COVID-19. AXIS HOCKEY SYSTEMS INC. cannot prevent you, the parent or guardian of this player (hereinafter collectively “Participant”) from being exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while acting as a spectator or participating in the sport of ice hockey. It is not possible to prevent against the presence of the disease or its potential spread during an ice hockey activity or in the arena premises. Therefore, if you choose to participate as a player or spectator in an ice hockey activity you may be exposing “Participant” to COVID-19 or increase your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.
Assumption of Risk: Participant has read and understood the above warning regarding COVID-19 and its seriousness. Participant hereby chooses and elects to accept the risk of contacting COVID-19 in order to participate in the sport of ice hockey as a spectator or player. Participating in the sport of ice hockey is important to Participant and the Participant accepts the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 in order to participate in the sport of ice hockey as a player or spectator.
Waiver of Liability: Participant hereby forever releases and waives any right to bring suit against AXIS HOCKEY SYSTEMS INC., their officers, directors, managers, agents, and employees in connection with exposure, infection and/or spread of COVID-19 as a result of Participant engaging in the sport of ice hockey as a player or spectator. Participant understands and waives any right to bring any claim for personal injury, death, disease or any other loss, including but not limited claims of negligence and give up any claims for damages or future damages related to COVID-19. This agreement affects Participant’s legal rights and the Participant may which to consult an attorney regarding this agreement
Indemnification: Participant agrees that if any claim for Participant’s personal injury or wrongful death is commenced against AXIS HOCKEY SYSTEMS INC., the Participant shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless AXIS HOCKEY SYSTEMS INC., from any and all claims or causes of action by whomever or wherever made or presented for Participant’s personal injury or wrongful death.
Participant acknowledges that Participant has been provided and has read the above paragraphs and has not relied upon any representation of AXIS HOCKEY SYSTEMS INC., and that Participant is fully advised of the potential dangers participating in the sport of ice hockey as a player and spectator and the transmission of COVID-19 and Participant understands these waivers and release are necessary to allow the Participant to partake in the sport of ice hockey with AXIS HOCKEY SYSTEMS INC., as a player or spectator.