File separate registrations for each team and please print legibly.
2021 Autumn Baseball
Volunteer Team Registration Form
MUST read the entire registration/waiver
sign and date ALL PAGES and return with registration fee of $295 payable to:
AUTUMN BASEBALL LEAGUE
Submit fee and this
entire registration form by MAIL
to the ABL Headquarters
All teams must have a first aid kit at games.
OR DROP OFF to:
293 Linden St.
Fall River, MA 02720
for the ABL regular season registration is Wednesday, September 1st, 2021. (opening day: Saturday, Sept. 11th,
2021). Deadline and Opening Day dates are subject to change.
X Enter Team Name:_____________________________________________________________________________________
your Division: Entering more than one team? Complete separate registrations and waivers.
9U 10U (46/60) 11U (46/60) 11U (50/70)
12U (50/70) 12(60/90) 13U 14U
ADULT DIVISION (ALL PLAYERS ARE ELIGIBLE)
send a hard copy of registration, waivers and league fee of $295 (payable
to the Autumn Baseball League) to the address below:
Send registration, waiver
and league fee to:
Herman Bomback c/o ABL
293 Linden St.
Fall River, MA
Keep your roster updated with the ABL by sending in changes promptly. Email your rosters and
updates to: www.AutumnBaseballLeague@live.com
*** You can only lock in a player to your roster if the player has actually entered a game otherwise the player is a free
Name of Home Field
Team Manager: X______________________________________________
Cell: _______=_______ _________________
Add names of all names of additional coaches on back
of this page.
DISCLOSURE STATEMENT (CONCERNING ALL MANAGERS & COACHES AND ALL MUST READ)
Autumn Baseball League (ABL)
I have read and understand that I may be disqualified and prohibited from serving as a
volunteer under auspices of the Autumn Baseball League (ABL) if, among other things, I have:
Been convicted (including crimes of record which have been expunged and pleas of “no contest”) of a crime of child
abuse, sexual abuse of a minor, physical abuse, causing a child’s death, neglect of a child, murder, manslaughter, felony
assault or any assault against a minor, kidnapping, arson criminal sexual conduct, prostitution related crimes, controlled
substance crimes, or any other felony;
2) Been adjudged liable for civil penalties
or damaged involving sexual, physical or verbal abuse of children;
3) Been subject
to any court order involving any sexual, physical or verbal abuse of a minor, including, but not limited to, a domestic protection
4) Had parental rights terminated;
5) A history with another organization (volunteer, employment, etc.) of complaints
of sexual, physical or verbal abuse of minors;
6) Resigned, been terminated or been
asked to resign from a position, whether paid or unpaid, due to a complaint(s) of sexual, physical or verbal abuse of minors;
A history of behavior that indicated I may be of danger to children.
8) Team leaders
are responsible for screening all team’s managers, coaches and associates using CORI. By signing this form, I declare
that I have thoroughly read and completely understand this registration and all associated waiver forms.
of Responsible Team Leader/Manager:
Do any of the above statements apply to you? Yes________ No________
you check “Yes” to any disclosure item(s), please circle the number(s) and send me an attach explanation on a
separate page with your approved CORI report otherwise you cannot step on the ball field.
WAIVER, CONSENT AND RELEASE OF
I hereby consent to the investigation and verification of all information given in
this application, including searches of law enforcement and public records (including driving records and criminal background
checks). I hereby release and agree to hold harmless the ABL and it's officers, employees and volunteers, and any person
or organization that provides information for or to the ABL, concerning the use of or any attempt to verify the information
provided in this application. I declare that all of information given by me in this application is true and complete
to the best of my knowledge, and I understand that any misrepresentation or omission may be caused for suspension or dismissal
from my volunteer status with my team and the ABL.
If accepted as an ABL volunteer, I hereby agree
to abide by the ABL bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and philosophies, and all decisions and directions of the Board of
Directors and understand that I may be removed as an ABL volunteer at any time with or without cause. Because
the team I represent is independent, the team’s organization shall be well informed of any improprieties and provided
with any or all such evidence used against me. Any volunteer subject to removal shall have an opportunity to present
his/her case before the ABL’s Board of Directors as well as the independent’s own governing body.
I understand and acknowledge that the very nature of baseball has hazards that can cause serious injury and/or death. I assume
all risks of injury and damage incident to my participation in ABL.
In consideration of the privilege
to participate in the ABL program, hereby release, discharge, relinquish, agree not to take legal action against, hold harmless,
and indemnify The Autumn Baseball League, its officers, agents, representatives, employees and officials, ABL sponsors, supervisors,
participants, players, agents, coaches, managers and persons transporting me to and from ABL activities, from any claims,
demand, actions, and cause of action of any sort, arising out of my participation in the ABL program, including, but not limited
to, any injury or death sustained in connection with my participation in the ABL program, including but not limited to travel
to and from program related activities, whether the result of negligence or for any other cause.
OF RISK AND WAIVER: For myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns and next of kin, I acknowledge that participation
in the sport involves travel, participation on adverse field conditions, contact with considerable force and risk of severe,
permanent injury including bruises, scrapes, strained, sprained or torn muscles, tendon or ligament, broken bone, dislocation
of joint, concussion, brain damage, nerve and spinal cord injury, paralysis and death. For myself, and on behalf of
my heirs, assigns and next of kin, I willingly and voluntarily accept and assume all such risks of participation. My
independent team, myself or a combination of both, shall exclusively be responsible for any and all liability. The ABL
shall share no responsibility.
I further acknowledge that the “ABL” is primarily administered
by volunteers rather than paid professionals.
I understand and acknowledge that the very nature
of baseball has hazards that can cause serious injury and/or death. I assume all risks of injury and damage incident to my
participation in ABL.
In consideration of accepting the registration and permitting my voluntary
participation in its programs for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns and next of kin, I hereby release, discharge and
agree to hold harmless the ABL, its employees, volunteers, officials, sponsors and other representatives and any and all owners,
lessors, lessees or other persons or entities allowing, permitting or authorizing the use of facilities by the ABL and the
agents, employees, officers and directors of said persons or entities from any and all claims, demands, costs, expenses and
compensation arising out of or in any way related to any injury or other damage that may result to me or member of my
family or my household or individuals I invite for whom I am otherwise responsible while participating in or present at any
ABL sponsored event, including any physical or other injury caused by the negligence of any person or entity described above.
All teams are independent and all persons entering the ball park (including fans and spectators) will assume all risk
and danger incidental to the game of baseball whether occurring prior to, during or subsequent to the actual playing of the
game, including specifically (but not exclusively) the danger of being injured by thrown bats and thrown or batted balls.
The players and fans agree the participating team’s players and team officials are not liable for injuries resulting
from such causes.
All players, fans and I release, discharge and agree not to take legal action
against the Autumn Baseball League or owner on which baseball is/was practiced or played by my team. I further agree
that I shall hold harmless and fully indemnify the Autumn Baseball League, it’s officers and family members, employees,
agents, or anyone connected to the League’s staff. For liability coverage and medical coverage, I
understand that I am responsible for acquiring the insurance policies myself and the Autumn Baseball is not in any way responsible
for the above.
I will convey the information above to all players, player’s parents, fans,
and sponsors and all involved with my independent team and shall have all players’ parents acknowledge and sign a liability
In consideration of my child’s participation in the activities with
his/her team and Autumn Baseball League, I hereby declare him/her medically able to participate in the activities of the Autumn
Baseball League. I understand that there are risks and agree to familiarize myself with all equipment, facilities,
rules and physical demands related to the activities of the program. On behalf of myself, my heirs, executors and administrators,
I agree to release and discharge his/her team, the Autumn Baseball League, its officers, managers, coaches and sponsors of,
and from any and all liability for injury to my child or guardian resulting from, or in any way connected with his or her
participation in any of the activities his baseball team and the Autumn Baseball League.
I HAVE READ THE ABOVE DISCLOSURE
STATEMENT, WAIVER, CONSENT AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND WAIVER, AND ACKNOWLEDGE AND CONSENT
AGREEMENTS, FULLY UNDERSTAND THE TERMS OF EACH, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHT BY MY SIGNING THIS FORM
AND AGREEING TO THESE TERMS, AND I SIGN THIS FORM AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY AND WITHOUT INDUCEMENT OF
CORI AND MANAGEMENT CHECK: ALL TEAMS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR INTERNAL ISSUES. THE
LEAGUE (ABL) IS NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PERSONNEL OR TEAM PROBLEMS, ISSUES, LITIGATION OR UNMENTIONED SITUATIONS
or for THOSE WHO HAVE NOT TAKEN OR CANNOT PASS A CORI TEST. TEAM LEADERS ARE AND MANAGERS ARE RESPONSIBLE AND MUST SCREEN,
CORI AND APPROVE ALL MANAGERS, COACHES AND PERSONNEL ASSOCIATED WITH THE TEAM. THIS IS NOT THE AUTUMN BASEBALL LEAGUE'S RESPONSIBILTY
AND THE ABL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE AND/OR RESPONSIBLE.
All teams' coaches, managers, associates, parents, et al, agree on the above and have read and signed the Parents' Waiver,
the ABL Registration & Waiver, the ABL Bylaws and the Medical Release Form and relieves the Autumn Baseball League and
it's personnel including Herman Bomback and his family from all liability and further more agree that the team(s) you
have entered in this league is/are independent and not affiliated with the ABL.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK / WAIVER OF LIABILITY
/ INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT
In consideration of being allowed to participate on behalf of AUTUMN BASEBALL LEAGUE athletic
program and related events and activities, the undersigned acknowledges, appreciates, and agrees that:
includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to MRSA, influenza, and COVID-19.
While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist; and,
I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES
or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation; and,
3. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and
customary terms and conditions for participation as regards protection against infectious diseases. If, however, I observe
and any unusual or significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring
such to the attention of the nearest official immediately; and…
4. I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns,
personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS the AUTUMN BASEBALL LEAGUE, their officers, officials,
agents, and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors
of premises used to conduct the event (“RELEASEES”), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL ILLNESS, DISABILITY, DEATH, or
loss or damage to person or property, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent
permitted by law.
I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND
THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND SIGN IF FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.
This is to certify that I, as parent/guardian, with legal responsibility for this participant, have read and explained
the provisions in this waiver/release to my child/ward including the risks of presence and participation and his/her personal
responsibilities for adhering to the rules and regulations for protection against communicable diseases. Furthermore, my child/ward
understands and accepts these risks and responsibilities. I for myself, my spouse, and child/ward do consent and agree to
his/her release provided above for all the Releasees and myself, my spouse, and child/ward do release and agree to indemnify
and hold harmless the Releasees for any and all liabilities incident to my minor child’s/ward’s presence or participation
in these activities as provided above, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THEIR NEGLIGENCE, to the fullest extent provided by law.
COVID – 19 Waiver and Release:
<WAIVER/RELEASE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES INCLUDING COVID-19>
OF RISK / WAIVER OF LIABILITY / INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT
In consideration of being allowed to participate on behalf of
AUTUMN BASEBALL LEAGUE athletic program and related events and activities, the undersigned acknowledges, appreciates, and
1. Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including
but not limited to MRSA, influenza, and COVID-19. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the
risk of serious illness and death does exist; and,
2. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known
and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation;
3. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation as
regards protection against infectious diseases. If, however, I observe and any unusual or significant hazard during my presence
or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearest official immediately;
4. I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next
of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS the AUTUMN BASEBALL LEAGUE, their officers, officials, agents, and/or employees,
other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners…
The Autumn Baseball
League requires all ABL teams to keep updated and follow all state and local COVID-19 protocols. ALL TEAMS’ MANAGEMENT
MUST COMPLY with local, state and federal health and safety guidelines concerning COVID-19. This waiver (below) must
be read by each manager, signed and dated an submitted with your registration forms.
COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide
pandemic by the World Health Organization. Autumn Baseball League (“ABL”) has established preventative measures
and policies to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19. The “ABL” cannot, however, guarantee that you, your child(ren),
your players, players’ parents and spectators will not become exposed to and infected with COVID-19.
and Release of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19 (“Waiver and Release”) is effective for the entire 2020
ABL Fall baseball season, and encompasses any and all ABL events and activities (“ABL” activities”). .
acknowledge that I have read each paragraph of the Waiver and Release.
I acknowledge that I had the opportunity, before
signing the Waiver and Release, to ask questions about, discuss, and negotiate any of the terms set forth in the Waiver and
I acknowledge and understand the contagious nature of COVID-19, and I voluntarily assume the risk that my child(ren),
my players, my players’ parents, my coaches and I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by participating in ABL
activities, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, or death.
and understand that I am agreeing to the terms set forth in the Waiver and Release, as consideration for my child(ren), my
players and my coaching staff being permitted to participate in ABL activities.
I acknowledge and understand that the
risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 while participating in the ABL activities may result from the actions,
omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, ABL employees, volunteers, and all of ABL’s
program participants and their families. I acknowledge and understand that it is impossible to eliminate the risk that my
child(ren), my players, my coaches and my family, become exposed to and infected by COVID-19 when participating in ABL activities.
I, for myself, my child(ren), my players’, my players’ parents, my coaches, my heirs, personal representatives
or assigns, voluntarily agree to assume the risk that my child(ren), my coaches, my players, my players’ parents and
my family, may be exposed to, and become infected by, COVID-19, when participating in ABL activities, and I agree to accept
responsibility for any injury that my child(ren), my players, my players’ parents or my family, may experience in connection
with ABL activities, including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, illness, and death. I voluntarily agree to
release ABL and its officers, directors, agents, volunteers, coaches, and insurers (the “Released Parties”) from
and against any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, damages, or causes of action of any kind arising from or related
to my child(ren), my players, my players’ parents, anyone associated with the team or I being exposed to or infected
by COVID-19 when participating in ABL activities.
The Waiver and Release is limited to claims premised on the
negligence of the Released Parties; the Waiver and Release does not apply to claims which are based on the intentional conduct,
or reckless disregard, of the Released Parties.
In the event of any dispute arising under or related to the Waiver and
Release, the laws of your home state (CT, MA or RI) shall apply.
I, as the Manager of my team(s) UNDERSTAND THAT BY ACKNOWLEDGING
THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE, I AM RELEASING CLAIMS WHICH I MAY OTHERWISE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO PURSUE, AND AM GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL
****COACHES ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE "CONCUSSION IN SPORTS" ONLINE FREE COURSE. GO TO http://nfhslearn.com/courses/61037
TO TAKE THE COURSE.
I HAVE TAKEN THE FREE CONCUSSION IN SPORTS COURSE, READ THE ABOVE AND UNDERSTAND
Print Responsible Team Leader (Manager):
Signature Responsible Team Leader (Manager):
By signing this registration/waiver, I confirm to have given and received signed ABL Parental
Waivers from all players' mothers and/or fathers, custodial parents or guardian.
ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE "CONCUSSION IN SPORTS" ONLINE FREE COURSE. GO TO http://nfhslearn.com/courses/61037
TO TAKE THE COURSE.