PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT, RELEASE, AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK:
The following participant agreement, waiver and release covers all Midwest Fish Tournaments, LLC, Big Bass Bash tournaments. All contestants must sign this waiver prior to participating in a Big Bass Bash tournament. By completing this official entry form, paying the tournament entry fee, and signing this contract, I hereby enter the above Big Bass Bash Tournament(s). In addition, I acknowledge that I have read, understand, and accept all the rules related to the tournament (s) and waive and release Midwest Fish Tournaments, LLC., Anglers in Action Tournament Trail, Big Bass Bash, all other contestants, sponsors and their agents, all tournament officials, all weigh-in stations (including their property, staff, owners, and employees, from any and all claims of personal injuries and accidents, as well as, any damaged, lost, or stolen property incurred in connection with the Big Bass Bash. I understand that boat and liability insurance are my responsibility. By including my email address on the above form I am agreeing to opt in to receiving information from Midwest Fish Tournaments, LLC. I hereby grant permission to Midwest Fish Tournaments, LLC., sponsors and their agents; and all tournament officials the right to publicize, video tape, photograph and /or broadcast my name, character, likeness or voice and the fact that I was a participant and/or winner, and all other matters incidental thereto. I agree that I am not entitled to receive any royalties or other compensation in connection with such use. Should I place for any prize in the tournament (s), I agree to submit to a Polygraph or CVSA examination. Any participant, not willing to submit to a Polygraph or CVSA examination, understands that they will be disqualified and will abide by such results. If I place for any prize I understand that I am responsible for paying all local, state and federal taxes, title, license and registration as a result of my participation in the Big Bass Bash tournament. I agree that any contestant entered on this form, if absent from signing this Release, understands all statements, rules and regulations stated above and has given me express permission to sign on his behalf. Contestant ratifies and approves entry in the above Big Bass Bash Tournament(s) made on his/her behalf by another and agrees thereby to be bound by all the rules of the tournament (s) by signature and/or participation in the tournament. My signature/name below reflects that I have read this entire document, understand it completely, understand it affects my legal rights, and agree to be bound by its terms.
SAFETY and SPORTSMANSHIP: Safe boating must be observed at all times. Life jackets and kill switches must be used any time the combustion motor is running. All contestants are required to follow the highest degree of sportsmanship, courtesy, and conservation. At the discretion of the Tournament Director, tournament days may be shortened or cancelled due to unsafe weather or water conditions. Shall this occur a refund would be given to each contestant. No alcohol or controlled substance can be used or allowed in the boat during tournament hours.
References to I, my, myself, and other first person references shall include any child or ward to whom I sign for. PARENT/GUARDIAN OF PARTICIPANTS OF MINORITY AGE (UNDER AGE 18 AT TIME OF REGISTRATION): This is to certify, that I, as parent/guardian with legal responsibility for this participant, do consent and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the releasees from any and all liabilities incident to my minor child's involvement or participation in these programs as provided above, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES, to the fullest extent permitted by law.