Policies and Agreements
Flag Football Fanatics Liability Waiver
IN CONSIDERATION OF my minor child/ward (“my child’), being allowed to participate in any way with Flag Football Fanatics, Ohio Youth Connection, Play Fanatics program, related events and activities, the undersigned acknowledges, appreciates, and agrees that:
1. The risk of injury to my child from the activities involved in these programs is significant, including the potential for permanent disability and death, and while particular rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist; and,
2. FOR MYSELF, SPOUSE, AND CHILD, I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASES or others, and assume full responsibility for my child’s participation; and,
3. I willingly agree to comply with the program’s stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If I observe any unusual significant concern in my child’s readiness for participation and/or in the program itself, I will remove my child from the participation and bring such attention of the nearest official immediately; and,
4. I myself, my spouse, my child, and on behalf of my/our heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE THE other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event “Flag Football Fanatics, Ohio Youth Connection, Play Fanatics”, WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property incident to my child’s involvement or participation in these programs, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
5. I, for myself, my spouse, my child, and on behalf of my/our heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS all the above Releasees from any and all liabilities incident to my involvement or participation in these programs, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THEIR NEGLIGENCE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY CHECKING OFF ON ACKNOWLEDGEMENT,FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.
NFL Liability Waiver
NFL FLAG Player Registration Agreement: Terms and Conditions I agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement (this “Player Registration Agreement”), and I agree, warrant and covenant as follows: 1. PERMISSION TO PARTICIPATE. I certify that I (i) am the parent or legal guardian of the child (“Participant”) being allowed to participate in the NFL FLAG football program (the “Program”), as part of a NFL FLAG league administered by a local league organizer; (ii) am of legal age and am freely signing this Player Registration Agreement without any inducement or assurance of any nature; and (iii) have read this form and understand that, by signing this form, I may be giving up certain legal rights and remedies. I agree that the terms of this Player Registration Agreement are binding on both me and the Participant. 2. RELEASE OF LIABILITY. In return for the Participant being allowed to participate in the Program, I release and agree not to sue the National Football League, its thirty-two professional football member clubs, NFL Properties LLC, NFL Ventures, L.P., and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, sub-contractors, sponsors, agents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (collectively, the “NFL Entities”) from or for, as applicable, all present and future claims that may be made by the Participant or me, my family, estate, heirs or assigns for property damage, personal injury or wrongful death arising as a result of the Participant’s participation in the Program, wherever, whenever, or however the same may occur. I understand and agree that the NFL Entities are not responsible for any injury or property damage arising out of the Program, even if caused by their ordinary negligence. I understand that participation in the Program involves certain risks, including, but not limited to, serious injury or permanent disability. I am voluntarily allowing Participant to participate in the Program with knowledge of the dangers involved and agree to accept all risks of such participation. I certify that the Participant is in excellent physical health and may participate in strenuous and hazardous physical activities, including the football to be played in the Program. I also agree to indemnify and hold harmless those listed above for all claims arising out of Participant’s participation in the Program and all related activities. I understand that this document is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the state in which the Program is taking place and agree that if any portion of this Agreement is invalid, the remainder will continue in full legal force and effect. I further agree that any legal proceedings related to this waiver will take place in New York, New York. (For California Residents Only) I hereby expressly waive all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of the State of California, and under any and all similar laws of any jurisdiction. I am aware that said Section 1542 of the Civil Code provides as follows: A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR. 3. PHOTOS/BROADCASTING RIGHTS. I understand that Program-related events may be photographed, videotaped or otherwise recorded and that descriptions or accounts of such events may be written or otherwise documented, and I agree to let the NFL Entities use Participant’s name and/or likeness free of charge in any manner and in any media (now known or hereafter developed) and for any purpose without compensation to me or Participant and that the NFL Entities may use the information provided herein for solicitation of NFL Entities’ programs/events. I further agree to let the local league organizer use the Participant’s name and/or likeness free of charge on the Website (as defined below) in connection with any postings of team rosters or game stories. 4. EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT. Permission is hereby granted for Participant to receive any and all emergency medical/dental treatment and/or first aid, including authorizing any medical treatment facility/hospital to administer emergency treatment for any illness, injury or accident resulting from participation in the Program. 5. AUTHORITY TO REGISTER AND/OR TO ACT AS AGENT. I represent and warrant to the NFL Entities that I have full legal authority to complete this Player Registration Agreement on www.NFLFLAG.com (the “Website”). In addition, to the extent that I am registering on behalf of a third party (or third parties), I represent and warrant that I have been duly authorized to act as agent on behalf of such party (or parties) in performing such registration. By proceeding with such registration, I agree that the terms of this Player Registration Agreement shall apply equally to me and to any third party (or parties) for whom I am acting as agent. Compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). I represent and warrant that, in compliance with COPPA, I am over thirteen (13) years of age, and that, to the extent I am registering a child under fourteen (14) years of age, I am the parent or legal guardian of such child, and I do hereby consent to the collection of such child’s personal information by the NFL Entities. 6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. THE NFL ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM: A. PROGRAM PARTICIPATION. (i) ANY AND ALL DEMANDS, RIGHTS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE, ARISING OUT OF ALL KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, FORESEEN AND UNFORESEEN, BODILY AND PERSONAL INJURIES, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, AND THE CONSEQUENCES THEREOF, INCLUDING DEATH, RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION BY THE PARTICIPANT IN THE PROGRAM; OR (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF GOODS AND SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROGRAM. B. WEBSITE USE. (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (ii) ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE WEBSITE; OR (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF MY TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE. I EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM OR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT THE PARTICIPANT’S OR MY, AS APPLICABLE, SOLE RISK. THE NFL FLAG LEAGUE AND THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. THE NFL ENTITIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. The NFL Entities make no warranty that the Website’s services will be uninterrupted, secure or error free. The NFL Entities do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information in, or provided in connection with, the Website. The NFL Entities are not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of such information. I understand and agree that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Website is at my own discretion and risk and that I will be solely responsible for any damage to my own computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data. 7. INDEMNIFICATION. I agree to indemnify and hold each of the NFL Entities and their officers and employees harmless from and against any and all damages, costs, claims or demands, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of participation by Participant in the Program (including without limitation in connection with any medical treatment offered or given to Participant) or my and/or Participant’s use of the Website or the violation of any term of this Player Registration Agreement or the NFL FLAG Terms of Service (located at www.NFLFLAG.com) by me. 8. APPLICABLE LAW; CONSENT TO JURISDICTION. This Player Registration Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, excluding its conflict of law rules. I expressly consent and agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York or, for matters not susceptible of adjudication in the federal courts, the courts of the State of New York located in New York County, in all disputes arising out of or relating to this Player Registration Agreement. 9. SEVERABILITY. I further expressly agree that this Player Registration Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by law and that if any provision of this Player Registration Agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Player Registration Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. 10. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. The NFL Entities shall use any Personal Identifying Information (as defined below) only for the purposes of order processing, fulfillment, customer service, and renewal or as otherwise described herein or at the time that such Personal Identifying Information was collected. The NFL Entities shall not use any Personal Identifying Information for marketing or solicitation purposes or for any other purpose unless the user was specifically notified of such potential use prior to entering such information. “Personal Identifying Information” shall include any information about users of the Website obtained by the NFL Entities or any information provided to the NFL Entities by registrants, magazine subscribers or other users of the Website. 11. NO USE OF MARKS. I understand that I shall have no right to use the NFL Marks (as defined below) for any purpose whatsoever without the prior written approval of the NFL Entities in each instance (such approval to be granted or withheld in the NFL Entities’ sole discretion after a formal logo request process has been initiated by me). For the purposes of this Agreement, “NFL Marks” means the names, symbols, emblems, designs, and colors of the National Football League and the Member Clubs, including, without limitation, the terms “National Football League”, “NFL”, “National Football Conference”, “American Football Conference”, “NFC”, “AFC”, “Super Bowl”, “Pro Bowl”, the NFL Shield design, the NFL FLAG trademarks and the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick trademarks, as well as the full team names, nicknames, helmet designs, uniform designs, logos and slogans of the Member Clubs, and any other indicia adopted for commercial purposes by the NFL or any of its Member Clubs. I acknowledge and agree that all right, title and interest in and to the NFL Marks belong to the NFL Entities. I agree that the NFL Marks possess a special, unique and extraordinary character that makes difficult the assessment of the monetary damages that would be sustained by their unauthorized use. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, I recognize that irreparable injury would be caused by the unauthorized use of any of the NFL Marks, and agree that injunctive and other equitable relief from a court of competent jurisdiction would be appropriate in the event of such unauthorized use, and that such remedy would not be exclusive of other legal remedies. I recognize that the great value and goodwill associated with the NFL Marks belongs to the NFL Entities and that the NFL Marks have secondary meaning. BY INDICATING MY ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PLAYER REGISTRATION AGREEMENT, I AM AFFIRMING THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS PLAYER REGISTRATION AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS. I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I AM SIGNING THE PLAYER REGISTRATION AGREEMENT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY, AND INTEND BY MY ACCEPTANCE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.
Image Release / Contact Information / Falsifying Information Release
-I understand with participation in this organization that my child may be photographed or videotaped and this media may be published on our website or used to help promote our organization.
-I authorize Flag Football Fanatics to share my contact information for team related purposes (team rosters, practices, carpooling, and scheduling).
-The integrity of this league depends on the truthfulness of the information I provide during registration. If I am caught supplying FFF with inaccurate information during registration, my child will be removed from the program with NO REFUND.
-We reserve the right to move a child up or down a division level.
I understand refunds will not be issued for ANY REASON. In rare occasions we may issue a credit towards a future program, however, REFUNDS WILL NOT BE ISSUED. *All programs canceled by Flag Football Fanatics / Play Fanatics, will be refunded minus any donation and processing fees. Flag Football Fanatics / Play Fanatics reserves the right to cancel / transfer any program based on insufficient enrollment.*
In the rare event we do not have enough participation at your desired location, we will reach out via call blast / email and offer your child to transfer to another location. If we do not hear back within 36 hours we will automatically transfer your child to the nearest location of play.
Fall 2017 League Dates Are Subject to Change
I understand the season may start 1-2 weeks earlier or later pending the Cincinnati Bengals schedule. More details will be released in late April – early May.
The only mandatory practice is prior to the game, on game days. Any additional practice scheduled by your coach is optional.
Grade Division Policy
Grade Divisions are subject to change pending enrollment numbers.
Teammate / Coach Request Policy
I understand Refunds WILL NOT be issued if my Teammate or Coach Request is not fulfilled
Mouth Guard, Pocket-less Shorts/Pants and Equipment Policy
I understand my child must have a Mouth Guard and Pocket-less Shorts/Pants at every practice/game. Flag Football Fanatics is not responsible for any lost or damaged eye wear, gloves or equipment.
Weather / Make Up Policy
In the rare event that games are canceled, we’ll make every attempt to make up the missed games. Make Up Games are subject to be played on non-game days and/or outside of normal start times.
PreK Games will not be rescheduled or made up.
Bowl Game Policy
I understand the final of the regular season will be played on Sunday, Oct. 22nd at a local High/College. Games are subject to start at 8am and there is a gate fee for all spectators (coaches and players enter free)
Teammate / Coach Request Policy
Flag Football Fanatics / Play Fanatics makes every attempt to fulfill all teammate/coach requests. Sometimes approving 100% of them is not feasible.
We do not offer refunds if your teammate/coach requests are not fulfilled.