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Terms, Conditions and Waiver of Liability

Terms & Conditions

Acknowledgement and Acceptance of Risk:

I understand the use of the Area involves the danger of encountering both known and unknown hazards and risks which could result in injury, death, illness or disease, physical or mental damage to myself, to my property, or to spectators or other third-parties. I hereby accept assume all risks and dangers and all responsibility for any losses and/or damages, whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or other conduct of the Authority, it’s owners, agents, officers, employees, or it’s Licensors and Lessors.

Indemnification Agreement:

For and in consideration of being permitted by the Authority to use it’s facilities and to participate in it’s recreational events and activities, I agree to this WAIVER, RELEASE, AND INDEMNIFICATION; the undersigned joins in this WAIVER AND RELEASE and stipulates and agrees to SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS, INDEMNIFY, AND FOREVER DEFEND the AUTHORITY, IT’S LICENSORS AND LESSORS from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, expenses, liabilities (including reasonable attorney’s fees) and NEGLIGENCE made or brought by the undersigned or by anyone on behalf of the undersigned, as a result of the undersigned’s participation in the AUTHORITY’S recreational events and activities and my use of the Area.

Waiver and Release of Liability:

By clicking below, I acknowledge that I am aware of the dangers, and even so, I do hereby, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives and my heirs, voluntarily agree to RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS, DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY the Authority and it’s Licensors, Lessors, owners, agents, officers, and employees from any and all claims, actions or losses or damages for bodily injury, property, wrongful death, loss of services or otherwise which may arise out of my use of the Area or my participation in any activities thereon. I specifically understand that I am releasing, discharging, and waiving any claims or actions that I may have presently or in the future for the negligent acts or other conduct by the Licensors, Lessors, owners, agents or employees of the Authority. This document shall be binding on my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns.


In consideration of the services and/or property provided, I, for myself and any minor children for which I am the parent, legal guardian, or otherwise responsible, any heirs, personal representatives, or assigns, do hereby release the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority, its principals, directors, officers, agents, employees and volunteers from any liability and waive any claim for damages arising from any cause whatsoever (except that which is gross negligence). I further agree to reimburse you for all attorney fees and costs should I bring a legal action against you and lose. I am over the age of 18 years.

Please indicate your agreement with our Risk, Responsibility and Liability Policy My agreement indicates that I have read the entire document, understand it completely and agree to be bound to its terms.