DragonSports USA, Inc. (DSUSA) is an Oregon Amateur Sports Club whose mission is to promote fitness and friendship through paddle sports. The club furnishes paddles, personal flotation devices, dragon boats and outrigger canoes for training at regular practices held throughout the year. Dragon boat teams may be organized for participation in races. Members are required to follow all DSUSA Safety Rules & Guidelines, US Coast Guard rules governing boating and river navigation, and be at least 14 years old.
WAIVER, RELEASE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING
This waiver must be signed before participation in any event sponsored by DSUSA is allowed.
I hereby certify and declare that I am an applicant in a paddling program that provides periodic practices in watercraft owned by DSUSA. In consideration for the privilege of using the watercraft for paddling activities, I do hereby personally, without reservation, waive, release, acquit, and forever discharge the watercraft owner, officers and Board of Directors of DSUSA, agents, and employees from any and all suits, claims, demands, or assertions of liability, injury to incorporeal interests, or other like damages occasioned by, arising from, or otherwise connected with my participation in the said program, and do personally covenant that no action of law or suit in equity shall be brought against the sponsors, owners, or any of them, their officers, agents or employees, or the owner of the premises upon which the activities of the program are to be conducted on account of any matter hereinabove set forth. I declare that I am aware of the contemplated activities and potential risks and hazards therewith. I authorize the sponsors, owners, officers, and employees who may be in charge to direct and control my activities when required for participation. I authorize the person or persons in charge to secure any necessary emergency medical services for myself, agree to pay for such services, and to hold the sponsors, and each of them, and their officers, agents, and employees harmless from any claims thereto. The provisions of this instrument shall be legally binding on my heirs, agents, successors, and assigns.