Sponsor Organization: Valley Ranch Baptist Church
1501 E. Beltline Road, Coppell, Texas 75019, 972-304-8722
Activities may include events on and off VRBC premises (including out-of-state and out-of-country), travel, recreational pursuits, physical exertion and labor, interaction with various people and the general public, team-building exercises, and may last multiple days and nights (hereafter referred to as the “Activity”). The term “Sponsor” includes Valley Ranch Baptist Church, its agents, employees, volunteers and other representatives. This agreement will cover all activities for 2019 and will also be applicable for future years if no subsequent form is provided. Participant (and Participant’s parents and guardians, if Participant is a minor) agrees to keep this information current and updated with any change and/or additional information.
I acknowledge that participation in the Activity described above involves risk to the Participant (and to Participant’s parents or guardians, if Participant is a minor) and may result in various types of injury and/or damage including, but not limited to, the following: sickness, bodily injury, death, emotional injury, personal injury, property damage and financial damage.
In consideration for the opportunity to participate in the Activity described above, the Participant (or parent/guardian if Participant is a minor) acknowledges and accepts the risks of injury and/or damage associated with participation in and transportation to and from the Activity. The Participant (or parent/guardian if Participant is a minor) accepts personal financial responsibility for any injury or other loss sustained during the Activity or during transportation to and from the Activity, as well as for any medical treatment rendered to the Participant. Further, the Participant (or parent/guardian if Participant is a minor) releases and promises to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Sponsor for any injury arising directly or indirectly out of the described Activity or transportation to and from the Activity, whether such injury arises out of the negligence of the Participant, the Sponsor, or otherwise. I (or parent/guardian if Participant is a minor) also assume all responsibility for providing transportation from the Activity should it be necessary to leave the Activity for medical, disciplinary or any other reasons.
In the event that an emergency arises necessitating medical or surgical attention and the Participant is unable to make medical decisions, I for myself or my minor child hereby consent and give my permission to the Sponsor and any attending physicians to make such decisions and to perform such medical treatments and/or surgery on the Participant which may be necessary.
I acknowledge that I or the minor Participant may be the subject of digital, film and video photography as well as audio recordings or other documentation and hereby grant voluntarily and with full understanding VRBC and Sponsor, a license to use such data, photos, audio recordings and other documentation in publications of the Church.
If a dispute over this agreement or any claim for damages arises, the Participant (or parent/guardian if Participant is a minor) agrees to resolve the matter through a mutually acceptable alternative dispute resolution process. If the Participant (or parent/guardian if Participant is a minor) and the Sponsor cannot agree upon such a process, the dispute will be submitted to a three-member arbitration panel for resolution pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association
*Participant and all parents/guardians must sign if Participant is a minor
Dated: August 22, 2019