Disclaimer of Liability
By purchasing a ticket for and/or attending Detroit Motorcycle City, an event in Detroit, Michigan on July 6-9, 2017, I hereby: (a) waive, release and hold harmless the Organizers and organizations the Event may benefit (“Beneficiaries”), their boards of directors, officers, members, employees and/or volunteers, from any liability whatsoever, including but not limited to liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, or property theft, as a result of my participation in the Event and related activities; and (b) indemnify and hold harmless the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of my actions while participating in the Event and related activities. I further promise not to sue the Organizers and Beneficiaries, their boards of directors, officers, members, employees, and/or volunteers and agree to pay all court costs and all reasonable attorney fees that result from my action, civil or otherwise.
I agree that the terms of this Detroit Motorcycle City Liability Disclaimer shall also serve as a release by my heirs, executors, administrators and by all members of my family. Additionally, this Detroit Motorcycle City Liability Disclaimer shall serve as a release agreement for any family member(s), including minors, who may accompany me on the Event and/or be involved in the related activities. This provision shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law.
I certify that I have motorcycle liability insurance coverage to cover me, my property, and any liabilities that may arise out of any accident and/or injury which may occur involving me or my passenger before, during or after the Event. I certify that I am at least eighteen (18) years of age, have a valid driver’s license to operate a motorcycle, and am competent to operate a motorcycle in a safe manner and that the vehicle I will be riding during the Event is in safe operating condition. I understand and agree that all passengers must be at least twelve (12) years of age and if under the age of eighteen (18), must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the Event.
I certify that I have no known physical or mental impairment that may affect my ability to operate a motorcycle or that may affect my safety or the safety of other individuals participating in the Event. I further certify that I am not under the influence of any narcotic, alcohol or other substance that may impair my judgment and that I will not at any time during the Event operate my motorcycle under the influence of any narcotic, alcohol or drug. I understand and agree that consuming alcohol and/or other drugs while operating my motorcycle and/or other vehicle(s) associated with this Event, if discovered by the Organizers, will result in immediate termination of my participation in the Event. I agree to operate my motorcycle in a safe manner at all times and to abide by any and all instructions given by the Organizers regarding riding matters. Such instructions may include, but are not limited to, terminating my participation in the remainder of the Event or instructing me to ride in the back of the pack and/or be accompanied by an official representative of the Organizers for the remainder of the Event.
I understand that the Organizers are not responsible for any damage or loss of property, including but not limited to my motorcycle and/or personal property. I further understand and agree that the Organizers shall not be liable for any claims, actions, causes of action, injuries, damages (including indirect, special or consequential damages), loss, delays, illnesses, or expenses of any nature whatsoever suffered by me arising out of or resulting from the Event or any related activities.
I understand that pictures taken during the Event are the property of the Organizers and may be used for advertisement and/or promotion of the Event or similar events in the future whether locally or elsewhere. I hereby release the Organizers from any and all claims based upon or arising out of the use, reproduction, distribution, display or performance of all or any part of the photographs or recording, or any derivative thereof, including any claim of invasion of privacy or right of publicity.
I expressly acknowledge and agree that the activities of the event involve some element of risk to persons and/or property. I further expressly agree that the foregoing release, waiver, and indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State(s) in which the event is conducted and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.