You must sign the release to participate or attend Raise A Paw Against Leukemia. By participating or attending Raise A Paw Against Leukemia you are acknowledging that your participation is entirely at your own discretion and risk.
RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT
RAISE A PAW AGAINST LEUKEMIA
PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY. It affects any rights you may have if you and/or your dog and/or any other animal you own are injured or otherwise suffer damages while attending Raise A Paw Against Leukemia 2019.
I understand that there are inherent risks associated with exposing an animal(s) in a dog/animal show environment including, but not limited to, contact with other dogs/animals who may be carrying contagious organisms, or dogs/animals who may become aggressive in this situation. I also understand that there is a significant risk of introducing infectious disease when bringing in dogs/animals from another location that may not be of the same health status as the "home" location, especially if introduced without an appropriate isolation/quarantine time period. I assume full responsibility for any risk, loss, property damage, and/or personal injury that may be sustained by me, and/or any loss or damage to my dog/animal and/or any property owned by me as a result of my attendance at Raise A Paw Against Leukemia 2019.
I hereby RELEASE FROM LIABILITY, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the The Rob Branham Foundation, Inc., the organizers of Raise A Paw Against Leukemia 2019, and any of the officers, servants, agents and/or employees of the above-mentioned individuals and/or entities (hereinafter referred to as RELEASEES) for any liability, claim and/or cause of action arising out of, or related to, any loss, damage and/or injury, including death, that occurs as a result of attending Raise A Paw Against Leukemia 2019.
I agree TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASEES, whether the injury or damages are caused by my negligence, the negligence of the RELEASEES, and/or the negligence of any third party. I further agree that this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement shall bind the members of my family and spouse, if I am alive, and my heirs, assigns and personal representatives (if any), if I am deceased, and shall be deemed as a RELEASE, WAIVER, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the above-named RELEASEES. I hereby further agree that this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement shall be construed in
accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut.
If any portion of this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, or excessively broad, I agree that the remaining covenants and restrictions or portions thereof shall remain in full force and effect to the fullest degree possible to achieve the purpose of this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement and to afford the Releasees the maximum protections allowed by law. I agree that the Court shall construe any invalid or unenforceable provisions in the manner that most closely reflects the effect and intent of the original language.
By signing this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement, I state that I have read and understand the conditions set forth in this release and that I agree to all conditions set forth herein, and that I sign this voluntarily with full knowledge that I am forfeiting certain legal rights.