Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19
Coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, Americana BJJ, LLC / Americana Jiu Jitsu (hereinafter “Americana Jiu Jitsu”) has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, Americana Jiu Jitsu cannot guarantee that you or your family will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending classes at Americana Jiu Jitsu could increase your risk and/or your children’s risk of contracting COVID-19.
By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that my family and I may be exposed to an infection by COVID-19 by attending classes at Americana Jiu Jitsu and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, or death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at Americana Jiu Jitsu may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself, others, but not limited to Americana Jiu Jitsu employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families.
I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to myself or my child(ren) including, but not limited to: personal injury, disability, death, illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense of any kind, that I or my child(ren) may experience or incur in connection with myself or my child(ren)’s attendance at Americana Jiu Jitsu or participation in Americana Jiu Jitsu programming / classes. On my behalf, and on behalf of my child(ren), I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless Americana Jiu Jitsu, its employees, volunteers, and representatives of and from claims including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Americana Jiu Jitsu, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Americana Jiu Jitsu program.