In consideration of being permitted to play soccer and participate in soccer activities on Xbox Pitch at CenturyLink Field (“Facility”) prior to a home Seattle Sounders FC match, together with any other promotional activities, (“Events”) taking place at the Facility on or about June 9, 2018, the undersigned participating in the Events (hereinafter “Participant”) and on behalf of themselves and their personal representatives, assigns, heirs and next of kin:
HEREBY WAIVES, RELEASES, DISCHARGES AND HOLDS HARMLESS Seattle Soccer LLC d/b/a Seattle Sounders FC, Major League Soccer LLC, Soccer United Marketing LLC, First and Goal, Inc. the Washington State Public Stadium Authority and CenturyLink Field, and each of them, their owners, officers, directors, managers, agents, affiliates, sponsors, franchisors and employees (“Releases”), from and against any and all damages, claims, lawsuits, actions, and liability for any and all damage, demand or injury to the person or property of the Participant, including death, whether caused by the negligence or carelessness of the Releases whether active or passive, the actions of other participants and third parties, hidden, latent or obvious defects in the Facility, fixtures or equipment used, or otherwise arising out of or in connection with Participant attending, working, volunteering, observing or participating in the Events, or any other purpose related thereto (“Released Claims”). The Participant understands, acknowledges and accepts that they and their successors may not now fully know the number or magnitude of all of the Released Claims, but nevertheless intends to assume the risk by releasing such unknown claims and agreeing that this Waiver and Release is a full and final release and waiver of all Released Claims. Participant expressly agrees that this Waiver and Release is intended to be construed as broad and inclusive as is permitted under the laws of the State of Washington and that if any portion thereof is found invalid, the remainder will continue in full legal force and effect.
HEREBY UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT there are certain inherent risks to participating in the Events, including the risk of property damage and bodily injury including death, and that I am voluntarily participating in the Events with full knowledge of the risks involved and ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL RISKS. Participant expressly acknowledges and agrees that the Events may involve physical activities and that soccer is a physically demanding, contact sport and to the best of their knowledge I am able to participate fully in the Events, and am otherwise capable or have requested a reasonable accommodation to so participate. Participant additionally expressly acknowledges and agrees that I may risk a head injury, including a concussion as the result of participating in the Events. Participant also warrants to the Releases that I am physically able to perform the activities asked of me related to participating in the Events, to the best of their knowledge, I am in good physical condition and I am not physically injured and/or currently under the care of a physician or under the influence of any drugs, including prescription medication, alcohol or marijuana or am aware of any other physical or mental condition or circumstance which would impair or restrict my ability to participate in the Events. Participant hereby authorizes Seattle Soccer, LLC, MLS, USL, and/or of their respective agents or assignees to provide basic first aid treatment of minor injuries and to direct other medical treatment including authorizing emergency care and emergency medical transport at the Participant’s sole cost and expense.
PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT EXECUTION OF THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER IS A CONDITION PRECDENT TO BEING PERMITTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EVENTS. PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THEY HAVE READ AND VOLUNTARILY SIGNS THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER AGREEMENT, and further agrees that no oral representations, statements, or inducement apart from the foregoing agreements have been made.