PACIFIC COAST DEBATE
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PACIFIC COAST DEBATE
Better Debating by Design
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terms of service for all pcd tournaments (updated 8/31/19)

Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement for All Pacific Coast Debate League Tournaments hosted by Club Parli United (d/b/a Urban Parli Debate).

By registering my child in Pacific Coast Debate League (PCD) Tournaments we are certifying that we are in fact the legal guardians of the listed child, and have full legal authority to act on the listed child's behalf.

Waiver: In consideration of being permitted to participate in any way in any Pacific Coast Debate League Tournament (known hereafter as “The Activity”), I, for myself, my heirs, personal representatives or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue Club Parli United (dba Urban Parli Debate), Club Parli, and any host site. I, for myself, my heirs, personal representatives or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue any officers, employees, agents, and representatives of Club Parli United, Club Parli, and any host site. I hereby release from liability and from any and all claims including the negligence of Club Parli United, Club Parli, host sites, and their officers, employees, and agents, resulting in personal injury accidents or illnesses (including death), and property loss arising from, but not limited to, participation in The Activity.

Assumption of Risks: Participation in The Activity carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. The specific risks vary from one activity to another, but the risks range from 1) minor injuries such as scratches, bruises, and sprains 2) major injuries such as eye injury or loss of sight, joint or back injuries, heart attacks, and concussions to 3) catastrophic injuries including paralysis and death.

I understand that Club Parli United, Club Parli, and host sites do not provide medical insurance for students for any related injuries. I also agree that x-ray examination, anesthetic, medical or surgical diagnosis and/or treatment, and hospital care may be rendered to such minor under the general or special supervision and on the advice of a duly licensed physician or surgeon; or duly licensed dentist. When, on any occasion, such transportation or medical attention becomes necessary, it is hereby authorized within the above provisions and limitations. Further, I agree to hold harmless and to indemnify Club Parli United, Club Parli, and host sites in causing the aforementioned medical or dental treatment to be rendered to the student. I agree to assume the financial responsibility for such care as the doctor may consider necessary.

Indemnification and Hold Harmless: I also agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD Club Parli United, Club Parli, and all host sites HARMLESS from any and all claims, actions, suits, procedures, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities, including attorney’s fees brought as a result of my involvement or the involvement of my child/ward in The Activity and to reimburse them for any such expenses incurred.

Severability: I further expressly agree that the foregoing waiver and assumption of risks agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State of California and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.

By registering my child in The Activity, I agree she/he does so with our full consent and permission. We have arranged for our child to be fully chaperoned and have provided transportation to and from the host site to our satisfaction, and accept full responsibility and liability for our child during the entire course of the event. We understand and agree that Club Parli United, Club Parli, and the host site, inclusive of all Club Parli United, Club Parli, and host site employees and agents, provide no chaperones for the event, and further agree that Club Parli United, Club Parli, and the host site, inclusive of all Club Parli United, Club Parli, and host site employees, volunteers, agents and their landlord are hereby relieved of any responsibility or liability of any sort for the supervision of our child.

I have read the previous paragraphs and I know, understand, and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in The Activity. I hereby assert that my participation and the participation of my child or ward is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks.

I understand that Club Parli United, Club Parli, and host sites assume no responsibility for the participant outside of The Activity, and that any overnight arrangements, accommodations, and transportation fall outside of the The Activity. I hereby assume any and all risks of and responsibility for participant outside of the hours during which the The Activity occurs. Further, I agree to hold harmless and to indemnify Club Parli, Club Parli United, and host sites for any injury that occurs to the student outside of The Activity’s hours.

I hereby grant Club Parli United and Club Parli permission to use my child’s likeness in a photograph, video, or other digital media (“photo”) in any and all of its publications, including web-based publications, without payment or other consideration.

I understand and agree that all photos will become the property of Club Parli United and Club Parli and will not be returned.

I hereby irrevocably authorize Club Parli United and Club Parli to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute these photos for any lawful purpose. In addition, I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photo.

I hereby hold harmless, release, and forever discharge Club Parli United and Club Parli from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization.

Acknowledgement of Understanding: I have read this waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement, fully understand its terms, and understand that I am giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue. I acknowledge that by registering for The Activity I am signed the agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law.