Waiver Release, Indemnification, and Hold Harmless Agreement

Please read this form carefully and be aware that in signing up and participating in this FUJI BJJ competition, or other competition or tournament, you will be waiving and releasing all claims for injuries arising out of this competition on behalf of yourself and/or your child in which you have legal guardianship. You hereby waive and release all claims for injuries arising out of this competition, including negligence claims, that you or the named participant might sustain. The terms “I”, “me”, “you,” and “my” refer to the participant and also refer to the participant’s parents, guardians, heirs and all other family members.

In registering for this competition or tournament you hereby agree as follows: As a participant in this competition or tournament, and any and all activities associated with such competition or tournament, I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury and I agree to assume the full risk of any injuries, damage, or loss which I may sustain as a result of participating in any manner in any and all activities connected with or associated with such activities and involve substantial risks of injury. I agree to waiver and relinquish any and all claims I or my child (in which I have legal guardianship) may have as a result of participating in this tournament or competition (and all other associated activities) against any and all persons participating in this tournament or competition. I also hereby fully release and discharge Grappling Concepts and/or Gracie Humaita, KOZEN Fighter, KOZEN Fight Gear, LLC, FUJI BJJ, LLC, FUJI BJJ Championship Series, Hatashita Enterprises, LLC, Fuji Mats, LLC, any FUJI BJJ franchisee or any other person or entity who organized or operated this tournament or competition (or any activities associated with this tournament or competition), the owner and/or operators of the premises in which this tournament, competition or other associated activities are held, all predecessors, successors, subsidiaries, and parent companies of all such entities, all affiliates and related companies of all such entities, all owners, officers, members, employees, and agents of all such entities, all vendors, contractors and subcontractors hired by such entities, and all related parties and persons of such entities (collectively the “Released Parties”) from any and all claims which I may have or which may accrue to me on account of, or relating in any way to, my participation in this tournament or competition (and any associated activities with this tournament or competition) regardless of the cause of action, including, but not limited to, negligence claims and regardless of whether such claims relate to alleged acts or omissions of any of the Released Parties. I further agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend the Released Parties from any and all claims arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with, my conduct and activities at this tournament or competition (and any related or associated activities to this tournament or competition) regardless of the cause of action, including but not limited to, negligence claims. For purposes of this release and indemnification, “claims” include all losses, liabilities, obligations, damages (actual, consequential, punitive, or otherwise) regardless of the legal cause of action (including, but not limited to, negligence) and costs reasonably incurred in the defense of any claim (whether or not formally asserted in a litigation or other proceeding) against any of the Released Parties, including reasonable accountants’, attorneys’ and expert witness fees, costs of investigations and proof of facts, court costs, other expenses of litigation, and travel and living expenses. I acknowledge and recognize that the Released Parties have the exclusive right to defend any such claim covered under this Agreement using counsel of their choosing with such costs and expenses to be reimbursed by me in full. I acknowledge that any decision by any of the Released Parties to use counsel of their own choosing in defending against any claims covered by this Agreement does not in any way negate or affect any of my other obligations under this Agreement, including my obligations to indemnify, release, or hold the Released Parties harmless from such claims. I further understand and agree that the terms such as “participation” and “activities” referred to in this Agreement include, but are not limited to, the provision of or failure to provide proper instruction or supervision in the usage and adjustment of any and all machinery, equipment, and apparatus, and anything related to my use of the services, facilities, or premises involved in this tournament. I understand the nature of the tournament for which I am registering and have read and fully understand this waiver, release, and hold harmless Agreement. In case of emergency, I give my permission for the participant to receive any first aid, transportation or medical attention that may be required.

I hereby give the Released Parties and their agents the right and permission to use my image or likeness, with or without my name, for promotional purposes. I hereby waive my right to approve any use of my image or likeness in any form. I have read and understand the rules and stipulations herein displayed, and by signing or clicking on any registration material from this point forward I am signaling that I accept and understand that I have been advised to contact legal counsel if I do not understand the nature and legal effects of this full and final release.

In consideration to participate or to allow the above minor child in which I have legal guardianship to participate in this tournament or competition (and all associated activities), I have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the forgoing Agreement in its entirety.

I understand that competitors are not guaranteed more than one match per division entered regardless of the outcome.