Membership Waiver

All members 18 years and older are required to complete the waiver, while members under 18 and their parents are required to complete the assumption of risk.

Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims and Indemnity Agreement (18 years of age or older)

       

This is a binding legal agreement; therefore clarify any questions or concerns before signing. As a Participant in the sport of weightlifting and/or the events, programs, competitions and activities organized, operated conducted and/or sanctioned by the Ontario Weightlifting Association (collectively the "Events"), the undersigned acknowledges and agrees to the following terms:

DISCLAIMER

The Ontario Weightlifting Association and its directors, officers, committee members, members, employees, volunteers, participants, agents and representatives (collectively the "Organization") are not responsible for any injury, personal injury, damage, property damage, expense, loss of income or loss of any kind suffered by a Participant during, or as a result of, the Events, caused in any manner whatsoever including, but not limited to, the negligence of the Organization. 

DESCRIPTION OF RISKS

I am participating voluntarily in the sport of weightlifting and the Events.  In consideration of my participation, I hereby acknowledge that I am aware of the risks, dangers and hazards associated with or related to the sport of weightlifting and the Events. The risks, dangers and hazards include, but are not limited to, injuries from:

a) The sport of weightlifting;

b) Executing strenuous and demanding physical techniques;

c) Vigorous physical exertion, strenuous cardiovascular workouts and rapid movements;

d) Exerting and stretching various muscle groups;

e) Lifting and/or dropping weights;

f) Training including weights, running, bands and circuit; 

g) Tumbling or falling to the floor;

h) Failure to properly use any piece of equipment or from the mechanical failure of any piece of equipment;

i) Contact, colliding, falling or being struck by other participants or equipment;

j) Spinal cord injuries which may render the Participant permanently paralyzed; or

k) Travel to and from Events which are an integral part of the Organization's Events. 

 

Furthermore, I am aware:

a) That injuries sustained can be severe;

b) That I may experience anxiety while challenging myself during the activities, events and programs;

c) That my risk of injury is reduced if I follow all rules established for participation; and

d) That my risk of injury increases as I become fatigued.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER

In consideration of the Organization allowing me to participate, I agree:

a) That my physical condition has been verified by a medical doctor to participant;

b) The sole responsibility for the Participant’s safety remains with the Participant;

c) To remove myself if I sense or observe any unusual hazard or unsafe condition; or feel unable or unfit to safely continue;

d) To ASSUME all risks arising out of, associated with or related to my participation;

e) To WAIVE any and all claims that I may have now or in the future against the Organization;

f)  To freely ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME all such risks and possibility of personal injury, death, property damage, expense and related loss, including loss of income, resulting from my participation in the activities, events and programs of the Organization; and

g) To FOREVER RELEASE the Organization from any and all liability for any and all claims, demands, actions, damages (including direct, indirect, special and/or consequential), losses, actions, judgments, and costs (including legal fees) (collectively, the "Claims") which I may have or may in the future, that might arise out of, result from, or relate to my participation in the sport of weightlifting, my presence at any venue, the events, activities or programs of the Organization, and/or my traveling to or from the events, activities or programs of the Organization, even though such Claims may have been caused by any manner whatsoever, including but not limited to, the negligence, gross negligence, negligent rescue, omissions, carelessness, breach of contract and/or breach of any statutory duty of care of the Organization. 

WAIVER ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I acknowledge that I have read and understand this agreement, that I have executed this agreement voluntarily, and that this agreement is to be binding upon myself, my heirs, spouse, children, parents, guardians, next of kin, executors, administrators and legal or personal representatives.

By typing in your name and clicking the "I Agree" icon, you agree to be bound by this Legal Agreement.  

Informed Consent and Assumption of Risk Agreement (under 18 years of age)

This is a binding legal agreement; therefore clarify any questions or concerns before signing.  As a Participant with the Ontario Weightlifting Association and in the associated events, programs, competitions and activities organized, operated or conducted by the Ontario Weightlifting Association (collectively the "Events"), the undersigned, being the Participant and the Parent/Guardian of the Participant (collectively the "Parties") acknowledges and agrees to the following terms:

DISCLAIMER

The Ontario Weightlifting Association and its directors, officers, committee members, members, employees, volunteers, participants, agents and representatives (collectively the “Organization”) are not responsible for any injury, personal injury, damage, property damage, expense, loss of income or loss of any kind suffered by a Participant during, or as a result of, participation in the sport of weightlifting and any Events, that were caused by the risks, dangers and hazards associated with the sport of weightlifting and/or the Events. 

DESCRIPTION OF RISKS

The Participant is participating voluntarily in the sport of weightlifting and/or the Events. In consideration of the Participant’s participation, the Parties hereby acknowledge that they are aware of the risks, dangers and hazards and may be exposed to such risks, dangers and hazards. The risks, dangers and hazards include, but are not limited to, injuries from:

a) The sport of weightlifting;

b) Executing strenuous and demanding physical techniques;

c) Vigorous physical exertion, strenuous cardiovascular workouts and rapid movements;

d) Exerting and stretching various muscle groups;

e) Lifting and/or dropping weights;

f) Training including weights, running, bands and circuit; 

g) Tumbling or falling to the floor;

h) Failure to properly use any piece of equipment or from the mechanical failure of any piece of equipment;

i) Contact, colliding, falling or being struck by other participants or equipment;

j) Spinal cord injuries which may render the Participant permanently paralyzed; or

k) Travel to and from Events which are an integral part of the Organization's Events. 

Furthermore, the Parties are aware:

a) That the Participant’s risk of injury is reduced if his or she follows all rules established for participation; and

b) That the Participant’s risk of injury increases as he or she becomes fatigued.

 

RELEASE OF LIABILITY 

In consideration of the Organization allowing the Participant to participate, the Parties agree:

a) To freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards and possibility of personal injury, death, property damage, expense and related loss, including loss of income, resulting from the sport of weightlifting and/or the Events; and

b) To forever release the Organization from any and all liability for any and all claims, demands, actions and costs that might arise out of the Participant’s participation in the sport of weightlifting and/or the Events, or out of the physical risks associated with the sport of weightlifting.  

ASSUMPTION OF RISK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The Parties acknowledge that they have read this agreement and understand it, that they have executed this agreement voluntarily, and that this Agreement is to be binding upon themselves, their heirs, executors, administrators and representatives.

By typing in your name as participant, your name as your parent/guardian and clicking the "We Agree" icon, the Parties agree to be bound this Legal Agreement.  

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