Performer’s Waiver

ASSUMPTION OF RISK, RELEASE OF LIABILITY, AND WAIVER OF CLAIMS
BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT, YOU WILL WAIVE CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE
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ASSUMPTION OF RISK

I am aware that participation in the Faculty of Medicine Resident Talent Night on September 20, 2017 (the “Event”) may involve physical activities, use of props or instruments and audio/visual equipment which may expose me to risks, dangers and hazards including, but not limited to: risk of bodily injury including physical impairment and serious disability; risk of damage to property or equipment; and NEGLIGENCE ON THE PART OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA OR ITS STAFF, STUDENTS, INSTRUCTORS AND VOLUNTEERS INCLUDING THE FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF MY PARTICIPATION THE EVENT.

I AM AWARE OF THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT AND I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE AND LOSS RESULTING THEREFROM. I declare that I have no known condition, health problem, mental or emotional condition, or physical disability that would be aggravated by engaging in the event. I am also aware that the University of British Columbia does not carry accident or medical or dental insurance on my behalf.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS

In consideration of the University of British Columbia permitting me to participate in the Event, I hereby agree as follows:

1.     TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have or may in the future have against THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, its employees, agents and representatives (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred to as the “RELEASEES”), and TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that I may suffer, or that my next of kin may suffer as a result of my participation in the Event, DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE, INCLUDING ANY DUTY OF CARE OWED UNDER THE OCCUPIERS LIABILITY ACT, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 337, ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES, AND ALSO INCLUDING THE FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF THE EVENT;

2.    TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any damage to the property of, or personal injury to, any third party resulting from my participation in the Event;

3.    This Agreement shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives, in the event of my death or incapacity;

4.    This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia; and

5.    Any litigation involving the parties to this Agreement shall be brought within the Province of British Columbia.

In entering into this Agreement I am not relying upon any oral or written representations or statements made by the Releasees other than what is set forth in this Agreement.

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, I AM ASSUMING ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT AND I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH I MAY HAVE HAD AGAINST THE RELEASEES.

IN ADDITION, I UNDERSTAND THAT THE EVENT MAY BE VIDEOTAPED AND PHOTOGRAPHED AND I give permission to the UBC Resident Talent Night Committee to videotape and photograph me during the Event for purposes of online/print advertising and future promotions of Resident Talent Night. I acknowledge that there will be no monetary compensation for my performance or for videos or photographs of such performance.