ALL PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES HAS ITS RISKS I participate in the game of soccer because it is physically and mentally challenging. In consideration of my participation in such programs, activities and events, I hereby acknowledge that I am aware of the risks and hazards associated with or related to this activity. The risks and hazards include, but are not limited to:

 Injuries from executing strenuous and demanding physical techniques in soccer;

 Injuries from dryland training including weights, running and massage;

 Injuries from grass, turf and other surfaces including bacterial infections and rashes

 Injuries from collisions with walls and soccer equipment

 Injuries resulting from failure to properly use any piece of equipment or from the mechanical failure of any piece of equipment

 Spinal cord injuries which may render me permanently paralyzed

 Injuries from extreme weather conditions which may result in heatstroke, sunstroke or hypothermia

 Injuries from contact, colliding or being struck by other participants, spectators, equipment or vehicles

 Injuries resulting from vigorous physical exertion and strenuous cardiovascular workouts

 Injuries from exerting and stretching various muscle groups; and

 Travel to and from competitive events and associated non-competitive events which are an integral part of the organization’s activities. Furthermore, I am aware:

 That injuries sustained in soccer can be severe;

 That I may experience anxiety while challenging myself during the activities;

 That I may come into close contact with other participants, including the possibility of accidental and unexpected contact;

 That my risk of injury is reduced if I follow all rules established for participation;

  That my risk of injury increases as I become fatigued.

I AGREE TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MYSELF I am participating voluntarily in these activities, events and programs. I agree that there are risks in soccer as described above. By participating voluntarily in these events, activities and programs, I am exposed to these risks and hazards. I agree to accept them and be responsible for any injury or other loss which I might receive while participating in these events, activities and programs. If something happens to me, I release the organizers of responsibility for any claims, demands, actions and costs which might arise out of my participation. In this Agreement I understand “organizers” to mean:  INSURANCE Executing this agreement may not preclude you from insurance coverage.