Participant Release of Liability & Hold Harmless Agreement
The Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade Show (“SHOT Show”) is owned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. (“NSSF”) and managed by ConvExx, Inc. (“ConvExx”).
In exchange for and as a condition of being allowed to attend the SHOT Show and any SHOT Events I, the undersigned, do agree as follows:
I hereby acknowledge that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) and is reported to be extremely contagious. I understand that COVID-19 can cause serious and potentially life-threatening illness, including death. An inherent risk of exposure exists in any public place where people are present. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, persons with underlying medical conditions and senior citizens are especially vulnerable.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. (“NSSF”) and ConvExx, Inc. (“ConvExx”) cannot prevent you from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while attending the Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade Show (“SHOT Show”) or any SHOT event. I acknowledge that Show Management has put in place reasonable measures in accordance with guidance from the CDC, the State of Nevada and the Nevada Gaming Commission in an attempt to reduce the risk of infection from the COVID-19 while attending the SHOT Show or any SHOT Event.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK
THE UNDERSIGNED HAS READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE ABOVE WARNING CONCERNING COVID-19. THE UNDERSIGNED ACKNOWLEDGES AND APPRECIATES THAT THERE ARE RISKS, INHERENT OR OTHERWISE, RELATED TO ATTENDING THE SHOT SHOW OR ANY SHOT EVENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE POSSIBILITY OF SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, ILLNESS, DISEASE, TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19, PERMANENT DISABILITY AND DEATH. THE UNDERSIGNED VOLUNTARILY AND KNOWINGLY AGREES TO ASSUME ALL RISKS, INHERENT OR OTHERWISE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, AND HOWEVER CAUSED, THAT MAY RELATE TO OR ARISE OUT OF HIS/HER/THEIR PARTICIPATION IN OR PRESENCE AT THE SHOT SHOW OR ANY SHOT EVENT OR ANY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE EVENT.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/RELEASE OF CLAIMS
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, I AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS NSSF AND CONVEXX, AS WELL AS, EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES (“COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASED PARTIES”), FROM, AND WAIVE ON BEHALF OF MYSELF, MY HEIRS, AND ANY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES ANY AND ALL CAUSES OF ACTION, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, DAMAGES, COSTS, EXPENSES AND COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGE OR LOSS TO MYSELF AND/OR PROPERTY THAT MAY BE CAUSED BY ANY ACT, OR FAILURE TO ACT OF NSSF OR CONVEXX, OR THAT MAY OTHERWISE ARISE IN ANY WAY IN CONNECTION WITH MY PRESENCE AT THE SHOT SHOW OR ANY SHOT EVENT.
I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS RELEASE DISCHARGES NSSF AND CONVEXX FROM ANY LIABILITY OR CLAIM THAT I, MY HEIRS, OR ANY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST EITHER COMPANY AND BOTH COMPANIES WITH RESPECT TO ALL NEGLIGENT OR OTHER ACTS, INJURIES, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, SUITS, DAMAGES, SETTLEMENTS, AND LIABILITIES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES AND LEGAL COSTS)(COLLECTIVELY, “LIABILITIES”), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION: BODILY INJURY, DISEASE OR ILLNESS, TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19, DEATH, MEDICAL TREATMENT, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, FORESEEN OR UNFORESEEN, THAT MAY ARISE FROM, OR IN CONNECTION TO, MY ATTENDANCE AT THE SHOT SHOW OR A SHOT EVENT.
NSSF and ConvExx have taken enhanced health and safety measures for all attendees and staff. I acknowledge and agree that while attending the SHOT Show or any SHOT Event I shall comply with all posted policies and procedures and shall comply with restrictions and requirements which are imposed by federal, state and local law. Examples of policies and procedures that may be implemented include but are not limited to, adhering to appropriate health measures, wearing a mask or face covering at all times, practicing social distancing when feasible, frequent handwashing and providing proof of vaccination.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Nevada, without reference to its choice of law principles. Any disputes shall be brought in Clark County, Nevada and the undersigned consents to personal jurisdiction in Nevada. This Release of Liability & Hold Harmless Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law. In the event that any clause or provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such clause or provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of this Agreement which shall continue to be enforceable.