2021 PARTICIPANT RELEASE FORM

IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to enter and to remain in any Restricted Area within the Premises or being permitted to compete, officiate, judge, keep time, observe, work for, handle stock, or for any purpose participate in any way with respect to the Event, the parties covenant, warrant and agree as follows: 

  • “Event” means any Event produced on the Premises. 
  • “Guardian” means the parent, guardian, or other person having legal custody of any Participant who is less than 18 years old. 
  • “Participant” means you, the person executing this Participant Release Form in the space provided below, who competes, officiates, judges, keeps time, observes, assists, works for, handles stock, or otherwise participates in any way with respect to the Event. 
  • “Premises” means The Lazy E Arena facility, including the arena buildings (both inside and outside) and the grounds surrounding the same. 
  • “Released Parties” means Lazy E Arena LLC; the Organization(s) listed above; any other persons in any Restricted Area; promoters, sponsors, and advertisers of the Event; and the members, managers, owners, officers, directors, employees, or agents of any of the above. 
  • “Restricted Area(s)” means that portion of the Premises which consists of the arena, chutes, staging areas, loading, and unloading areas, designated “participant only” parking, if any, any other designated “participant only” area, and approaches and walkways to or from any of the foregoing. Lazy E Arena LLC reserves the right to designate Participant Areas and to modify, add or delete such designation from time to time as determined in the sole discretion of the Lazy E Arena LLC. 
  • 1. Participant is 18 years of age or older. If Participant is less than 18 years of age, Participant has full permission from the Participant’s Guardian to participate in the Event. If Participant is less than 18 years of age, the Guardian executes this Agreement, in addition to Participant, and such Guardian covenants, warrants and agrees on behalf of the Participant. 
  • 2. Participant acknowledges, agrees and represents that he has, or will immediately upon entering any such Restricted Area, and will continuously thereafter while remaining in such Restricted Area, inspect such Restricted Area and all portions thereof which he enters, or with which he comes into contact, and he does further warrant that his entry in or upon such Restricted Area(s) and his participation in the Event in any manner or form, constitutes an acknowledgment that he has inspected such Restricted Area(s) and that he finds and accepts the same as being safe and reasonably suited for the purposes of his use, and he further agrees and warrants that if at any time he is in or about a Restricted Area(s) and he feels anything or condition to be unsafe, he will immediately advise Event officials of such and will then leave the Restricted Area(s). 
  • 3. Participant is familiar with and experienced in connection with the Event and participating in the Event in the manner in which Participant shall undertake and is fully aware of all hazards pertaining to same. The Participant expressly acknowledges and agrees that the activities of the Event are very dangerous and involve a risk to Participant of serious injury including death and/or property damage. 
  • 4. PARTICIPANT HEREBY ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND RISK OF BODILY INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, WHILE IN OR UPON ANY RESTRICTED AREA AND/OR WHILE COMPETING, OFFICIATING, OBSERVING, JUDGING, KEEPING TIME, WORKING STOCK OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATING FOR ANY PURPOSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE EVENT. 
  • 5. PARTICIPANT HEREBY AGREES TO AND DOES INDEMNIFY, SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES, AND EACH OF THEM, FROM ANY LOSS, COST, LIABILITY OR DAMAGE PARTICIPANT OR PROPERTY OF PARTICIPANT MAY INCUR (AND WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES OR OTHERWISE) DUE TO THE PRESENCE OF THE PARTICIPANT IN OR UPON THE RESTRICTED AREAS OR IN ANY WAY COMPETING, OFFICIATING, JUDGING, KEEPING TIME, OBSERVING, WORKING FOR, HANDLING STOCK OR FOR ANY PURPOSES PARTICIPATING IN ANY WAY WITH RESPECT TO THE EVENT. 
  • 6. PARTICIPANT HEREBY WAIVES AND RELEASES THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ALL LIABILITY TO THE PARTICIPANT (WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES OR OTHERWISE) FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSS, DAMAGE OR INJURY TO THE PARTICIPANT OR PROPERTY OF PARTICIPANT, INCLUDING BODILY INJURY AND/OR DEATH OF THE PARTICIPANT WHILE THE PARTICIPANT IS IN OR UPON THE RESTRICTED AREA AND/OR COMPETING, OFFICIATING, JUDGING, KEEPING TIME, OBSERVING, ASSISTING, WORKING FOR, HANDLING STOCK OR FOR ANY PURPOSE PARTICIPATING IN ANY WAY WITH RESPECT TO THE EVENT. PARTICIPANT FURTHER COVENANTS NOT TO SUE THE RELEASED PARTIES ON ACCOUNT OF SAME. 
  • 7. IN NO EVENT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE, SHALL PARTICIPANT BE ENTITLED TO CLAIM OR RECEIVE, FROM ANY RELEASED PARTY, ON ACCOUNT OF ANY LOSS OR INJURY TO THE PARTICIPANT AS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT, PUNITIVE DAMAGES, DAMAGES BASED ON LOSS OF INCOME, OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ANY ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE. 
  • 8. It is expressly understood and agreed by Participant that each and every provision of this Agreement that provides for an assumption, indemnity, release, waiver or covenant not to sue or an exclusion of damages, represents an express allocation of risk between Participant and the Released Parties and is an expressly negotiated part of this Agreement, without which Participant will not be allowed to enter in or remain upon any Restricted 

Area or compete, officiate, judge, keep time, observe, assist, work for, handle stock or for any purpose participate in any way with respect to the Event. Each such provision is intended by the Participant and the Released Parties to be several and independent of any other provision and to be enforced as such. All such provisions are without limit and without regard to the cause or causes thereof, including but not limited to hidden defects, negligence or gross negligence, and whether sole, joint or concurrent, active or passive, on the part of any Released Party. 

  • 9. Participant hereby grants to the Lazy E Arena LLC and its assigns the following rights and privileges in consideration of Participant’s participation in theEvent, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which is hereby acknowledged:a.Lazy E Arena LLC or its assigns may film or video the Event and any appearance by Participant in any aspect of the Event.
  • b. Lazy E Arena LLC or its assigns may use Participant’s name, appearance, likeness, voice, biographical information and any material suppliedby Participant and any film or video of the Event taken by Lazy E Arena LLC or its assigns, for the purposes of advertising, publicity, marketingand sales promotion relating to the Event or any future Event, but not as a direct endorsement of any product or service.
  • c. Lazy E Arena LLC or its assigns may use Participant’s name, appearance, likeness, voice, biographical information and any material supplied by Participant and any film or video taken by Lazy E Arena LLC or its assigns of the Event and any appearance by Participant in any aspect of the Event, for the purposes of the production, making, distribution and airing to the public for resale and commercial purposes, a motionpicture, television program or programs or video sales.
  • d. Lazy E Arena LLC or its assigns shall be the exclusive owner of all motion picture, television or video rights and all subsidiary or foreign rights pertaining to the Event and/or Participant’s appearance in the Event, and filmed or recorded in any way by Lazy E Arena LLC or its assigns, and all use of such rights by Lazy E Arena LLC shall inure exclusively to the benefit of Lazy E Arena LLC.
  • e. Participant warrants that the use of Participant’s appearance and/or material provided as set forth in (a) through (d) above will not violate the rights of any other person, party or organization and will not incur any liability or payment to any other person, party or organization.
  • 10. Signing this release authorizes Lazy E Arena LLC to acquire sport-specific personal medical information from the on-sight sports medicine doctors, therapists, and emergency medical personnel at the regional hospital regarding your personal medical condition during the event and its dissemination to appropriate outlets. These selected individuals may include Event management, legitimate media personnel, and organizations and the Event rodeo announcers contracted for the event.
  • 11. The Participant expressly agrees that this Agreement and all of its provisions are intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law ofthe state in which the Event is conducted. The masculine gender, where appearing herein, shall include the feminine, and, conversely, the feminineshall include the masculine. If any portion of this Agreement is held to be invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding such invalid portion, continue in full legal force and effect.
  • 12. This Agreement shall, to the extent assignable, be binding upon the heirs, successors and assigns of the Participant, Guardian, or other person havinglegal custody if applicable, and the Released Parties.
  • 13. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the law of the state where the Event takes place, except that paragraph 8 above shall beconstrued in accordance with the law of the State of Oklahoma. Jurisdiction and venue for any action regarding the enforcement or breach of thisAgreement or any matter relating thereto shall lie solely in Logan County District Court, Logan County, Oklahoma.
  • 14. The Participant has read, understands and voluntarily signs this Agreement and further agrees that no oral representations, statements or inducementsapart from the provisions of this written Agreement have been made to Participant. Participant further acknowledges that no modifications may bemade to this Agreement except in a writing, signed by the Participant and the Lazy E Arena LLC.