2020 Autumn Baseball League / PARENT WAIVER
Waiver of liability. To
be signed by each parent of the team(s). Keep in your team
file. Keep this signed form with the Medical Release form. Carry
these forms with you for each game.
DO NOT SUBMIT WITH TEAM REGISTRATION; HAVE AVAILABLE
IN YOUR TEAM FILE.
Autumn Baseball League / Summer Baseball League (referred below as
WAIVER, CONSENT AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY:
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.
DISCLAIMER, ASSUMPTION 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. I shall exclusively be
responsible for any and all liability. The ABL shall share no
I further acknowledge that the “ABL” is primarily administered by
volunteers rather than paid professionals.
In consideration of accepting the registration and permitting my
child’s participation in this baseball program 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 ABL, Herman Bomback or owner on which baseball is/was
practiced or played by my son/daughter. I further agree that I shall
hold harmless and fully indemnify the ABL, it’s officers, employees, or any
person connected with the team, its agents, coaches or managers. I
understand that no insurance is provided by the ABL. All teams are
responsible for providing their own insurance policy covering medical and/or
liability. This information supersedes previous insurance information.
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.
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 STATE, 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 ANY KIND.
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 AND MANAGERS 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.
By playing in
this league and have read these bylaws as required, all team personel, parents,
players, et al, agree on the above and have read and signed the Parents'
Waiver, the ABL Registration & Waiver and the Medical Release Form and
relieves the Autum Baseball League and it's personnel including Herman Bomback
from all liability and further more agree that the team(s) you have entered in
this league are independent and noT affiliated with the ABL.
2020 COVID – 19 Waiver and Release:
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 agrees that:
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; 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…
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.
This Waiver 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”). .
I have read each paragraph of the Waiver and Release.
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
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,
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.
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
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
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 RIGHTS.