2021 OZ Trails Off-Road
Accident Waiver and Release of Liability
I acknowledge that this athletic event, the OZ Trails Off-Road, is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, darkness, facilities, altitude, temperature, weather, condition of athletes, equipment, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, coaches, sponsors, landowners and agencies, event officials, event monitors and/or producers of the event, and lack of hydration. These risks are not only inherent to athletes but are also present for volunteers. I hereby agree to assume all of the risks of participating and/or volunteering in the OZ Trails Off-Road. I realize that liability may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective property owned, maintained, or controlled by them, or because of their liability without fault.
I certify that I am physically fit, have trained sufficiently for participating in this event and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person.
I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability (AWRL) form will be used by the event holders, sponsors and organizers of the event in which I may participate and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said event.
In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in the OZ Trails Off-Road, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A) Waive, Release and Discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me including attorney’s fees, litigation costs, and my traveling to and from the OZ Trails Off-Road, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Mountain Bike America, LLC. dba Epic Rides; their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives and agents; the event holders, event directors, event sponsors, event staff, vendors, event volunteers and property owners; (B) Indemnify and Hold Harmless the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in the OZ Trails Off-Road, whether caused by the negligence of releasees or otherwise; (C) Without limitation, the foregoing release and indemnity extends to the owners of all private property traversed during the event, and all of its members, managers, agents, representatives, officers, and employees, and I further acknowledge that I have no interest or right in or to the private property traversed or any path, trail, roadway or other parts thereof.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during this event.
I understand that at this event or related activities, I may be photographed or recorded on video. I agree to allow my photo, video or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, organizers and/or assigns.
This Accident Waiver and Release of Liability shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum permissible under applicable law.
I further agree to abide by all the rules and regulations as set forth by Epic Rides and the director of this event.
I hereby grant full permission to Mountain Bike America, LLC. dba Epic Rides (in accordance with HIPAA standards) to access any medical information recorded regarding my condition during the OZ Trails Off-Road mountain bike event.
The OZ Trails Off-Road Ozark 15 is finished at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021; all course support will be closed at 6:00 p.m. The OZ Trails Off-Road Ozark 30 and 50 are finished at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021; all course support will be closed at 4:00 p.m. In acknowledging this waiver I agree to be totally responsible for my own safety and support after 6:00 p.m. on October 15 or 4:00 p.m. on October 16, 2021, accordingly.
I hereby certify that I have read this document and understand its content.