2017/18 _ FPA DOWNWIND SERIES - EVENT #6

Sunday, February 25, 2018 09:00 (GMT+10)

Event info
Sport: Paddling - surfski
Location: Carrum, Australia
Registration closes: Saturday, February 24, 2018 17:00 (GMT+10)
Organized by: Fitness Paddlers Australia
Event website: www.fitnesspaddlers.com.au

2017/18 _ FPA DOWNWIND SERIES - EVENT #6

Event notes
2017/18 - FPA SUMMER DOWNWIND OCEAN SERIES - VICTORIA.
Cash & Product Prizes are on offer for the Series in line with total entry numbers.
ENTRY FEE - $50.00

FINAL COURSE & EVENT DETAILS WILL BE UPDATED CLOSER TO THE EVENT WHEN WEATHER & TIDE DETAILS BECOME AVAILABLE - ALL ENTRANTS WILL BE KEPT UPDATED VIA FACEBOOK, THE EVENT WEB PAGE AND SMS MESSAGING IN THE WEEK PRIOR TO THE EVENT.

FIRST TIME ENTRANTS - Check out the 'First Time Entrants' Link for FPA Event Registration Requirements & FPA Boat Number Allocation. Also, ensure you are fully aware and comply with the 'Safety Requirements' listed on the event page.

EFT Details: Bendigo Bank - BSB 633 000 Acc.141066159 (FitnessLifestyle)
Please reference with your Surname or FPA Member Boat Number
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FITNESS PADDLERS AUSTRALIA Pty Ltd (FPA) & FITNESSLIFESTYLE Pty Ltd
WAIVER CONDITIONS

I, (Participant) wish to participate in one or more paddling events (each known as an Event) conducted, sponsored or endorsed (whether officially or unofficially, by Fitness Paddlers Australia P/L (FPA) and/or FitnessLifestyle Pty Ltd known as The Organisors) on any ocean, river lake or other body of water.

I have read and accept the conditions set out in the Notice to Participants (a copy of which is listed below) and I acknowledge that each Event involves a range of risks (not limited to the risks identified by the Organisors), including the risk of serious personal injury to me and that each Event could not be held unless all participants are willing to accept full responsibility for the consequences of these risks.

Therefore, and in consideration of the Organisors accepting me as a participant in any such Event, for myself, my heirs, successors, executors and administrators, I hereby:

(a) acknowledge that my participation in any Event is entirely at my own risk;

(b) waive, release and discharge Fitness Paddlers Australia Pty Ltd (FPA), FitnessLifestyle Pty Ltd, Officials, Organisors and Volunteers, and all other participants (or any one or more of them and their respective heirs, successors, executors and administrators) (collectively The Releasees) from all claims and demands whatsoever, including any claim for loss or damages caused by negligence of any of them arising out of the conduct or otherwise of any Event (including failure to warn of any particular risk), or arising from any act or omission before, during or after an Event, including any claim for reimbursement of any costs or expenses (including, but not limited to, legal, medical, hospital, and rehabilitation expenses) that may be incurred by me or anybody on my behalf (collectively Claims);

(c) agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees and each of them against all Claims that I or anybody on my behalf may make against the Releasees or any of them; and

accept full responsibility for my personal possessions before, during and after an Event;

(e) agree that Fitness Paddlers Australia P/L (FPA) and FitnessLifestyle Pty Ltd may publish or use any photographs of me or any member of my family taken at any Event in any publications, promotions or records, on website or in such other manner as may from time to time be decided without my prior approval or consultation with me.


FITNESS PADDLERS AUSTRALIA Pty Ltd (FPA) & FITNESSLIFESTYLE Pty Ltd
NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS - PARTICIPATE AT YOUR OWN RISK

Events officially or unofficially conducted, sponsored or endorsed by Fitness Paddlers Australia P/L (FPA) and/or FitnessLifestyle Pty Ltd is at your own risk. Fitness Paddlers Australia P/L (FPA) and/or FitnessLifestyle Pty Ltd does not take any responsibility for your safety or health during any event in which you participate.

2. You must be a competent paddler and/or athlete, able to ‘self rescue’ and be of reasonable health and fitness, in order to participate in any event.
Any person suffering from any medical condition must consult his/her medical adviser and follow such advice regarding participating in any event.
Any person under the influence of or affected by alcohol, drugs, medication or other substances must not participate in any event.

3. No lifesaver, medical attendant, patrol boat, emergency assistance, first aid or other facilities is or may be present or available to assist participants in any such event.

Competitive open water paddling and kayaking can be a dangerous recreational activity.

Each such activity has obvious risks and particular risks of harm, including but not limited to:
* Drowning, hypothermia or sunburn;
* Shark attack or injury from other dangerous marine life;
* You may be allergic to stingers, bluebottles, etc;
* Polluted or contaminated water can cause sickness/infection;
* Heavy seas and dangerous water conditions can cause injury/loss of life;
* Collision or physical contact with other paddlers, buoys, boats or other objects can cause injury;
You could suffer a heart attack, epileptic fit, collapse, severe cramp, etc;
Lightning might strike during an event;
* Submerged rocks or other hidden objects can cause injury;
* Bare feet can be injured whilst launching your boat;
* You could be run down by a power boat, yacht, ferry, ship or other such water craft;
* You could be washed onto rocks or capsized by wave action and hit your head;
* You could be hit by another paddler causing cuts or abrasions.

5. Whilst all participants in events enter at their own risk, nevertheless every participant should exercise care and courtesy to avoid accidents, collisions with or injury to other participants. It shall be the sole decision of each participant whether to take part or continue to participate in an event.

6. Events are intended to be good fun, promote wellbeing and fitness, and comradeship. Participants should enjoy themselves, but not at the expense of other participants.

To participate in any event, a participant must be eighteen (18) years of age or more and have accepted and signed an adult Waiver Form. If a participant is under the age of eighteen (18) before participating in an event, the participants parents or guardian together with the participant must sign a Consent and Waiver Form for a minor.

The final decision as to whether to participate in any event rests with each individual alone, who takes full responsibility for any consequences arising out of any such action.

The participant understands and accepts that in agreeing to participate in an event and in agreeing to the conditions referred to in this document their legal rights will be effected.