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Volunteer with Catch Des Moines

| 2018 AAU Junior Olympic Games

July 25th - August 4th, 2018
The 2018 AAU Junior Olympic Games will be coming to Des Moines July 25-August 4. The Games bring an estimated 40,000 visitors to Central Iowa over 14 days, with 14,000 athletes from all over the United States. There are 14 sports competing in the games including: track and field, jump rope, wrestling, and many more. The majority of athletes will be competing at Drake Stadium and the Iowa Events Center. The event will have an economic impact that is expected to exceed $40 million.

For an event this large we are in great need of volunteers! Our goal is to have 2,000 volunteers to help with the success of the Games. Each volunteer will receive a free t-shirt and a credential to get into the facilities.


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ASSUMPTION OF RISK, RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT


Event: ___________________________________________________ (the “Event”)

Participant’s Name (Please print): _______________________________ (the “Participant”)

Participant’s Age: _____________

In consideration for permitting Participant to participate as a volunteer in the Event as directed by the relevant staff, the undersigned, for themselves, and for their respective heirs, personal representatives and assigns, agree as follows:

Assumption of Risk: The undersigned hereby acknowledge and agree that they understand the nature of the Event; that Participant is qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate therein; that there are certain inherent risks and dangers associated with the Event; and that, except as expressly set forth herein, they, knowingly and voluntarily, accept, and assume responsibility for, each of these risks and dangers, and all other risks and dangers that could arise out of, or occur during, Participant’s participation in the Event.

Release and Waiver: The undersigned hereby RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE Catch Des Moines, the Des Moines Area Sports Commission, AAU and AAU Junior Olympic Games and its member institutions, ________________________________________________________________, and each of them, their officers and employees, (collectively, the “Releasees”), from and for any liability resulting from any personal injury, accident or illness (including death), and/or property loss, however caused, arising from, or in any way related to, Participant’s participation in the Event, except for those caused by the willful misconduct, gross negligence or intentional torts of the above parties.

Indemnification and Hold Harmless: The undersigned also hereby agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD the Releasees HARMLESS from any and all claims, actions, suits, procedures, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities including, but not limited to, attorney’s fees, arising from, or in any way related to, Participant’s participation in the Event, except for those arising out of the willful misconduct, gross negligence or intentional torts of the above parties.

Permission to Use Likeness: The undersigned further agree to allow, without compensation, Participant’s likeness to appear, and to otherwise be used, in material, regardless of media form, promoting the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and/or its championships, events and activities, including those of its representatives and licensees.

Severability: The undersigned expressly agree that the foregoing assumption of risk, release and waiver of liability and indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State of ______________ and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.

Acknowledgment of Understanding: The undersigned have read this assumption of risk, release and waiver of liability and indemnity agreement, and have had the opportunity to ask questions about the same. The undersigned fully understand this assumption of risk, release and waiver of liability and indemnity agreement, that the undersigned are giving up substantial rights in connection therewith, and that its terms are contractual, and not a mere recital. The undersigned acknowledge that they are signing this agreement freely and voluntarily.


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