I attest that I (“RELEASEE”) am the individual listed as the signer of this form. This waiver will remain effective as long as DIFFERENT WRLD LLC is in operation.
As lawful consideration for my being permitted to participate in any activity (dancing, wrestling, mechanical bull riding, or other activities I might participate in). I agree that neither myself nor anyone associated with my group will make a claim against, sue, attach the property of or prosecute the DIFFERENT WRLD LLC, it’s owners, employees, board, sponsors, affiliates, contractors and all others associated with the DIFFERENT WRLD LLC for damage, for death, personal injury or property damage which I may sustain as a result of my participation. This release is intended to discharge in advance all members of the DIFFERENT WRLD LLC, it’s owners, employees, sponsors, affiliates, contractors and all others associated with the DIFFERENT WRLD community against any and all liability, including negligent actions, arising out of or connected in any way with my participation.
I further understand that the activities in which I am participating involve physical contact between persons, that serious accidents occasionally occur during such physical activity, and those participants in such activities occasionally sustain serious personal injuries (including death) and/or property damage, as a consequence there of. Knowing the risk of participation, nevertheless, I hereby agree that I assume those risks and release and hold harmless DIFFERENT WRLD LLC, it’s owners, employees, sponsors, affiliates, contractors and all others associated with DIFFERENT WRLD LLC who (through negligence or carelessness) might otherwise be liable to me for damages.
In consideration of the being permitted to participate in any DIFFERENT WRLD LLC event or activity, included but limited to, mechanical bull riding, wrestling, dance performance, roller skating, water balloon fights, pole dancing, rock climbing, participation in interactive installations, and any other types of events and activities, the undersigned understands, acknowledges and agrees that:
- I acknowledge participation in such events or activities by myself and others involves possible exposure to and illness from infectious and/or communicable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19, MRSA, Influenza, Monkeypox, and other communicable diseases. While adherence to rules and requirements may reduce the risk of possible exposure, the risk of serious illness and death remains; and
- I knowingly and freely assume all such risks, both known and unknown, even if arising from the negligence of the Releasees or of others, and assume full responsibility for my participation; and
- I agree to be mindful of consent practices and to check in with others about their and my own personal boundaries before engaging in physical touch; and
- I for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representative and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS DIFFERENT WRLD, its employees, contractors, members, associations, partner clubs, sponsors, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event or activity in which I participate (“RELEASEES”), from and against any and all claims of whatever type or kind including any illness, death, disability, or other loss or damage to personal property, whether arising from the negligence of Releasees or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, I expressly agree that this release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of North Carolina or any other state in which I may participate in any event or activity described herein, and that if any portion of this release is determined to be invalid, it is agreed that the remaining provisions of this release shall continue in full force and effect.
Finally, I further state that I have fully and carefully read the above release, understand the contents of the same and sign this release voluntarily as of my own free act and deed.