Avenir Elite FA

(To be executed by Participants under the age of majority)
WARNING! By signing this document, you will assume certain risk and responsibilities.
Please read carefully

Participant’s Name: ____________________________

  1. This is a binding legal agreement. Clarify any questions or concerns before signing. As a
    Participant in activities, programs, classes, services provided and events sponsored or organized
    by Avenir Elite Football Académie including but not limited to: games, tournaments, practices,
    training, personal training, dry land training, use of strength training and fitness conditioning
    equipment, machines and facilities, nutritional and dietary programs, orientational or
    instructional sessions or lessons, aerobic and anaerobic conditioning programs (collectively the
    “Activities”), the undersigned being the Participant and Participant’s Parent/Guardian
    (collectively the “Parties”) acknowledges and agrees to the following terms outlined in this
  2. I am the Parent/Guardian of the Participant and have full legal responsibility for the decisions
    of the Participant.
    Description of Risks
  3. The Parties understand and acknowledge that:
    a) The Activities have foreseeable and unforeseeable inherent risks, hazards and
    dangers that no amount of care, caution or expertise can eliminate, including without
    limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury, permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life;
    b) The Organization may offer or promote online programming (such as webinars,
    remote conferences, workshops, and online training) which have different foreseeable and
    unforeseeable risks than in-person programming;
    c) The Organization has a difficult task to ensure safety and it is not infallible. The
    Organization may be unaware of the Participant’s fitness or abilities, may give incomplete
    warnings or instructions, may misjudge weather or environmental conditions, and the
    equipment being used might malfunction; and
    d) The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the
    World Health Organization and COVID-19 is extremely contagious. The Organization has put in
    place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Organization
    cannot guarantee that the Participant will not become infected with COVID-19. Further,
    attending the Activities could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.
  4. The Participant is participating voluntarily in the Activities. In consideration of that
    participation, the Parties hereby acknowledge that they are aware of the risks, dangers and
    hazards and may be exposed to such risks, dangers and hazards. The risks, dangers and hazards
    include, but are not limited to:
    a) Contracting COVID-19 or any other contagious disease;
    b) Executing strenuous and demanding physical techniques;
    c) Vigorous physical exertion, strenuous cardiovascular workouts and rapid movements;
    d) Exerting and stretching various muscle groups;
    e) The failure to properly use any piece of equipment or from the mechanical failure of
    any piece of equipment;
    f) Spinal cord injuries which may render the Participant permanently paralyzed;
    g) Serious injury to virtually all bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons and other
    aspects of the Participant’s body or to the Participant’s general health and well-being;
    h) Abrasions, sprains, strains, fractures, or dislocations;
    i) Privacy breaches, hacking, technology malfunction or damage;
    j) Concussion or other head injuries, including but not limited to, closed head injury or
    blunt head trauma;
    k) Physical contact with other participants, spectators, equipment, and hazards;
    l) Not wearing appropriate safety or protective equipment, such as a helmet;
    m) Failure to act safely or within the Participant’s ability or within designated areas;
    n) Grass, turf, and other surfaces including bacterial infections and rashes;
    o) Collisions with fences, poles, stands, and soccer equipment;
    p) Negligence of other persons, including other spectators, participants, or employees;
    q) Weather conditions; and
    r) Travel to and from competitive events and associated non-competitive events which
    are an integral part of the Activities.
     We have read and agree to be bound by paragraphs 1 and 4
  5. In consideration of the Organization allowing the Participant to participate in the Activities,
    the Parties agree:
    a) That the Participant’s mental and physical condition is appropriate to participate in
    the Activities;
    b) That when the Participant practices or trains in his or her own space, the Parties are
    responsible for the Participant’s surroundings and the location and equipment that is selected
    for the Participant;
    c) To comply with the rules and regulations for participation in the Activities;
    d) To comply with the rules of the facility or equipment;
    e) That if the Participant observes an unusual significant hazard or risk, the Participant
    will remove themselves from participation and bring such to the attention of an Organization
    representative immediately;
    f) The risks associated with the Activities are increased when the Participant is impaired
    and the Participant agrees not to participate if impaired in any way;
    g) That it is their sole responsibility to assess whether any Activities are too difficult for
    the Participant. By the Participant commencing an Activity, they acknowledge and accept the
    suitability and conditions of the Activity;
    h) That they are responsible for the choice of the Participant’s protective equipment and
    the secure fitting of the protective equipment;
    i) That COVID-19 is contagious in nature and the Participant may be exposed to or
    infected by COVID-19 and such exposure may result in personal injury, illness, permanent
    disability or death and voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks.
  6. In consideration of the Organization allowing the Participant to participate, the Parties agree:
    a) That the Parties are not relying on any oral or written statements made by the
    Organization or their agents, whether in brochure or advertisement or in individual
    conversations, to agree to be involved in the Activities; and
    b) That the Organization is not responsible or liable for any damage to the Participant’s
    vehicle, property, or equipment that may occur as a result of the Activities.
     We have read and agree to be bound by paragraphs 4-6
  7. The Parties agree that in the event that they file a lawsuit against the Organization, they
    agree to do so solely in the province of Ontario, Canada and they further agree that the
    substantive law of Ontario will apply without regard to conflict of law rules.
  8. The Parties expressly agree that this Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is
    permitted by law and that if any of its provisions are held to be invalid, the balance shall,
    notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
  9. The Parties acknowledge that they have read this agreement and understand it, that they
    have executed this agreement voluntarily, and that this Agreement is to be binding upon
    themselves, their heirs, their spouses, parents, guardians, next of kin, executors, administrators
    and legal or personal representatives.

Name of Participant (print) Signature of Participant Date of Birth

Name of Parent or Guardian (print) Signature of Parent or Guardian