Athletes must complete this form to be eligible to participate in sanctioned competitions. Those under 18 years of age must have this form signed by a parent or guardian. This form must be submitted prior to the start of the sanctioned competition the athlete wishes to participate in.
I agree to abide by the rules, regulations, and code of conduct of the Alberta and Northwest Territories Competition Manual, these sanctioned competition, and further, to behave in a manner consistent with good sportsmanship.
2. Voluntary Assumption of Risk
As a participating athlete in these sanctioned competitions, I recognize that there are certain risks inherent to the activity as a result of factors including, but not limited to, stress, number of people, water temperature and conditions. I have prepared myself for these sanctioned competition and know of no factor or condition which should be disclosed to the organizers or which would make it unsafe for me to compete. I voluntarily assume all physical and legal risks, including, but not limited to, loss or damage to property and/or personal injury including permanent disability or death.
3. Waiver of Liability
As a condition of entry and in consideration of my application as an individual and as part of an affiliated lifesaving club being accepted, I hereby waive my right to make any claim, whether for negligence or otherwise against the Royal Life Saving Society Canada, Alberta and Northwest Territories Branch, the owner or occupier, the sponsors, the Management committee or any of the servants, agents, affiliates, volunteers, judges, officials, or other persons involved in the organization of and the running of these sanctioned competitions, events and associated activities. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless all of the above, from any claim made on my behalf or as a result of injury to my person or property.
4. Model Release
I transfer to the Royal Life Saving Society Canada, Alberta and Northwest Territories Branch all rights whatsoever, which I have in photographs and/or videos that photographers may have taken. I consent to the use of the photographs/videos and my name for all purposes whatsoever, including without limitation, television, publications, and any trade or advertising purposes.