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By participating in Champions for Special Olympics I agree to the following terms and conditions:

1. I understand that I have no right to use the Special Olympics logo or any other Special Olympics mark in connection with my fundraising or promotional materials. I agree not use the words “Special Olympics” or “Olympics” in the name of my event, unless I add ” t o support Special Olympics” or something similar at the end. If I wish to use the Special Olympics logo, I will contact Special Olympics and negotiate a license agreement.

2. I understand and acknowledge that participation in the Champions for Special Olympics program does not create an employer-employee relationship between me and Special Olympics, nor does this create a joint venture, partnership, principal-agent, or similar relationship between Special Olympics and me or my event/activity. I am not authorized to speak on behalf of or commit Special Olympics to any obligations. I understand that if I wish to use the Special Olympics logo or any other Special Olympics mark or brand my event as a Special Olympics event, I must negotiate and enter into an agreement with Special Olympics. I understand that Special Olympics reserves the right to reject any proposal I may present.

3. I agree to send to Special Olympics within 30 days of the completion of the event all checks I receive that are made payable to Special Olympics International and a single check made payable to Special Olympics International for all cash donations I receive. All donations should be sent to the following address: Special Olympics International, 1133 19th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, Attn: Champions for Special Olympics. I agree that I will not use any funds raised to pay for any expenses I incur in connection with the event.

4. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Special Olympics, its directors, employees and legal representatives from all claims, loss, damage, injury, liability, costs and expenses of whatsoever kind or nature caused by, arising out of, or occurring in connection with, any act or omission to act by me or in connection with the described event.

5. If I am participating in physical activities in order to raise funds for Special Olympics, I agree that in consideration of being permitted to participate in such event, I represent that I understand the nature of the event and that I am in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity. I acknowledge that if I believe event conditions are unsafe, I will immediately discontinue participation in the activity.

I fully understand that event involves risks of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and death, which may be caused by my own actions, or inactions, those of others participating in the event, the conditions in which the event takes place, or the negligence of the Releasees named below; and that there may be other risks either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I fully accept and assume all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages I incur as a result of my participation in the Activity.

I hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue Special Olympics International, its directors, agents, officers, volunteers, and employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the activity takes place (each considered one of the “Releasees”) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on my account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the Releasees; and I further agree to indemnify and save and hold harmless the Releasees and each of them from any loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur arising out of or related to the activity whether caused by the negligence of the Releasees or otherwise.

I have read this and understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid the balance, not withstanding, shall continue in full force and
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