Participant Waivers

UBC Staff and Faculty Sports Day Waiver and Media Consent

  • Thanks for visiting to accept your first challenge: filling out all the paperwork for Staff & Faculty Sports Day! You must fill out a waiver form in order to participate. We are going paperless, and the waiver must be signed electronically. We look forward to seeing you at Sports Day!

  • Your personal information is collected under the authority of section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) for the purpose of participation in UBC Recreation Intramural Programs and/or Services. Your name will be posted on our public website: www.recreation.ubc.ca. All of your other personal information collected in the following form will be kept confidential, except as authorized under the FIPPA. If you have any questions about the collection of your personal information, contact sports.day@ubc.ca.

  • RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, ASSUMPTION OF RISKS

    BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU WILL WAIVE CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS,
    INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE IN THE EVENT OF INJURY

    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
  • TO: THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, including its department of UBC ATHLETICS & RECREATION

    ASSUMPTION OF RISKS

    I am aware that using the Student Recreation Centre, War Memorial Gymnasium, Brock Hall, Robert. H Lee Alumni Centre, UBC Life Building and UBC outdoor space and/or participating in UBC Staff and Faculty Sports Day involves many risks, dangers and hazards including, but not limited to: impact and collision with other players or officials; impact with objects or equipment used in connection with physical activities; mental and physical challenges; physical exhaustion and/or mental or emotional stresses; the nature of the terrain; weather; vehicular traffic; parked vehicles; changes in the type of running surface and the condition of the running surface; collision with pedestrians or other participants; impact with objects or equipment used in connection with the activities; encounters with domestic and wild animals; loss of balance; the failure to play safely within one’s own ability or within designated areas; becoming lost or separated from other participants; theft; negligence of other participants; consumption of food and drink, whether made by professionals or by non-professionals; and NEGLIGENCE ON THE PART OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA OR ITS EMPLOYEES INCLUDING THE FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA OR ITS EMPLOYEES TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS REFERRED TO ABOVE. I am also aware that the risks, dangers and hazards referred to above exist within a variety of facilities whether on campus or off campus, including but not limited to: roadways, parking areas, shower rooms, hallways, stairs, elevators, change rooms, meeting rooms, eating areas, banquet rooms, fields, campus buildings and other facilities.

    I AM AWARE OF THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH MY USE OF THE STUDENT RECREATION CENTRE, WAR MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM, BROCK HALL, ROBERT H. LEE ALUMNI CENTRE, UBC LIFE BUILDING AND UBC OUTDOOR SPACE AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN UBC STAFF AND FACULTY SPORTS DAY AND I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE AND LOSS RESULTING THEREFROM. I am also aware that the University of British Columbia does not carry accident or medical or dental insurance on my behalf.

    RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS
    In consideration of the University of British Columbia allowing me to use the Student Recreation Centre, War Memorial Gymnasium, Brock Hall, Robert. H Lee Alumni Centre, UBC Life Building and UBC outdoor space and/or participating in UBC Staff and Faculty Sports Day and permitting my use of its equipment, structures and other facilities, and for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is acknowledged, I hereby agree as follows:

  • 1. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have or may in the future have against THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, its Board of Governors, directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives, (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred to as "THE RELEASEES") and TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any loss, damage, expense or injury including death that I may suffer, or that my next of kin may suffer, resulting from my use of the Student Recreation Centre, War Memorial Gymnasium, Brock Hall, Robert. H Lee Alumni Centre, UBC Life Building and UBC outdoor space and/or participating in UBC Staff and Faculty Sports Day DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE, INCLUDING ANY DUTY OF CARE OWED UNDER THE OCCUPIERS LIABILITY ACT, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 337, ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES, AND ALSO INCLUDING THE FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS REFERRED TO ABOVE;


    2. This Agreement and any rights, duties and obligations as between the parties to this Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and no other jurisdiction; and
    3. Any litigation involving the parties to this Agreement shall be brought solely within the Province of British Columbia and shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of British Columbia.

    In entering into this Agreement I am not relying upon any oral or written representations or statements made by the Releasees with respect to the safety of the Student Recreation Centre, War Memorial Gymnasium, Brock Hall, Robert. H Lee Alumni Centre, UBC Life Building and UBC outdoor space and/or participating in UBC Staff and Faculty Sports Day other than what is set forth in this Agreement.

    I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH I OR MY HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASEES.

  • MEDIA RELEASE



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    Consent to Use of Image


    I hereby give The University of British Columbia (“UBC”) permission to use images of me (including any motion picture or still photographs made by UBC of my likeness, poses, acts and appearances or the sound records made by UBC of my voice) ("Images") for any purposes in connection with promoting UBC and its activities (the “Purposes”), which may include advertising, promotion and marketing. UBC may crop, alter or modify Images of me and combine such Images with other images, text, audio recordings and graphics without notifying me.

    I understand that my personal information, including Images of me, is being collected pursuant to section 26 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 165, for the Purposes. I consent to my name and any other information provided by me to UBC being displayed in connection with the appearance of my Image. I consent to any of my personal Information, including Images of me, being stored, accessed or disclosed outside of Canada.

    Any questions about the videotaping, photographing and audiotaping should be directed to:

    Olivia Yung
    Athletics and Recreation

    (604)-822-6927
    olivia.yung@ubc.ca

    I am 19 years of age or older and am competent to sign this contract in my own name. I have read and understood this form prior to signing it, and am aware that by signing this consent I am giving permission to UBC to use my Image for the Purposes.