WAIVER, RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

 

I wish to participate in the 36th Annual Walking Pilgrimage to  Martyr's Shrine, Midland, Ontario, (the "Event") organized by The  Walking Pilgrimage Group of St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish, Mississauga,  Ontario. This week long walking Event is scheduled to take place in  Southern Ontario on August 6-12 , 2018, and I agree to abide by the  rules, regulations, instructions of the Event, as well as all applicable  municipal, provincial and federal laws, bylaws and regulations.

I  agree that my participation in the Event is subject to the sole  discretion of the organizers of the Event, and that my participation may  be limited or terminated as the organizers deem appropriate or  necessary in their sole discretion, with or without cause, and with or  without formal notice.

In consideration of the acceptance of my  registration and sponsorship by The Walking Pilgrimage Group of St.  Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Mississauga, Ontario, in regards to my request  to participate in the Event, on behalf of myself, my heirs, assigns,  executors and personal representatives, I release and forever discharge  The Walking Pilgrimage Group of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish,  Mississauga, Ontario, its Group leaders, organizers, volunteers, staff,  employees and affiliate members, from any and all causes of action,  legal actions, demands, claims, losses, damages, costs and expenses  whatsoever which I have or hereafter can, shall or may have by reason of  any cause, matter or thing and arising directly or indirectly from, or  attributable to, the organization and conduct of the Event and/or my  participation in the Event.

Furthermore, in consideration of the  acceptance of my registration and sponsorship by The Walking Pilgrimage  Group of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Mississauga, Ontario, in regards  to my request to participate in the Event, I agree to indemnify and hold  harmless The Walking Pilgrimage Group of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish,  Mississauga, Ontario, its Group leaders, organizers, volunteers, staff,  employees and affiliate members (all referred to herein as the "Group"),  from and against any and all loss of, or damage to, property, personal  injury or death, or any other losses, causes of action, legal actions,  demands, claims, damages, costs and expenses howsoever and whatsoever  incurred, suffered or sustained by the Group attributable to the  organization and conduct of and participation in the Event, including,  without limitation, that which has been caused or contributed to by any  negligence, breach of the Occupiers Liability Act or breach of statutory  duty on the part of the Group or on the part of anyone for whom the  Group is in law responsible by organizing and conducting the Event,  and/or that which has been caused or contributed to by my actions or  behaviour of any nature and kind.

I acknowledge that I, and I  alone, am solely responsible for my personal health and safety, and the  personal property I bring with me. I consent to receive medical  treatment which may be advisable in the event of illness or injuries  suffered by me during this Event, and I agree to pay for the costs of  any such medical treatment.

I agree and understand that my registration fee is non-refundable.


  • MEDIA  WAIVER: I give permission to the Walking Pilgrimage to Martyr's Shrine,  Midland, Ontario, and its participating parishes for the free use of my  name, photograph, voice, or likeness in any broadcast, telecast,  advertising promotion, or other account of this Event or marketing or  promotion for future or similar Events, and waive any rights of privacy I  may have in that regard, and I understand that I will periodically be  receiving communications related to my participation in the Walking  Pilgrimage to Martyr's Shrine, Midland, Ontario Event.

  

I have received and carefully read the rules and regulations of this event as well the Waiver, Release of Liability and Acknowledgement of Organizer’s Rules and Authority on the back of this application, and fully understand its contents. I am aware that this is a release of liability between myself and the persons mentioned in the Waiver and Release of Liability, and on the back of this form, and I sign it on my own free will. I understand that I am giving up my substantial rights, including my right to sue. I acknowledge that I am signing this waiver and release of liability voluntarily, and intend by my signature to be a complete and unconditional release of liability to the greatest extent allowed by law. 


PARTICIPANTS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE


  

As a parent or guardian of the participant, I have read, explained and given permission and consent for my child, or ward to register, attend and participate in the Walking Pilgrimage to Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ontario, organized by the Walking Pilgrimage Group of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Mississauga, Ontario, and further, in consideration of the acceptance of this registration and sponsorship by the Walking Pilgrimage Group of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Mississauga Ontario, I hereby agree individually, and on behalf of my child, or ward, to terms of the above Release and Indemnity. I further acknowledge that my child, or ward, must be accompanied by a responsible adult throughout the Event, who will help ensure that the participant follows all rules and regulations as mentioned above.