AGREEMENT, WAIVER, AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
In consideration of the risk of injury while participating in NOLA COLOUR ME KRAZY, PAINT VS POWDER (the "Activity"), and as consideration for the right to participate in the Activity, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, or personal representatives, knowingly and voluntarily enter into this waiver and release of liability and hereby waive any and all claims for damage for personal injury, death or property damage which I may have, or which may hereafter accrue to me, as a result of participation in activities at said Activity, and do hereby release and forever discharge HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT LLC (HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT) and the NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL COMMITTEE, its officers, employees, affiliates, managers, members, agents, attorneys, staff, volunteers, heirs, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns, for any physical or psychological injury, including but not limited to illness, paralysis, death, damages, economical or emotional loss, that I may suffer as a direct result of my participation in the aforementioned Activity, including traveling to and from the event related to this Activity.
I AM VOLUNTARILY PARTICIPATING IN THE AFOREMENTIONED ACTIVITY AND I AM PARTICIPATING IN THE ACTIVITY ENTIRELY AT MY OWN RISK. I AM AWARE OF THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH TRAVELING TO AND FROM AS WELL AS PARTICIPATING IN THIS ACTIVITY, WHICH MAY INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURY, PAIN, SUFFERING, ILLNESS, DISFIGUREMENT, TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT DISABILITY (INCLUDING PARALYSIS), ECONOMIC OR EMOTIONAL LOSS, AND DEATH. I UNDERSTAND THAT THESE INJURIES OR OUTCOMES MAY ARISE FROM MY OWN OR OTHERS' NEGLIGENCE, CONDITIONS RELATED TO TRAVEL, OR THE CONDITION OF THE ACTIVITY LOCATION(S). NONETHELESS, I ASSUME ALL RELATED RISKS, BOTH EITHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN TO ME, OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THIS ACTIVITY, INCLUDING TRAVEL TO, FROM, AND DURING THIS ACTIVITY.
It is understood that activities such as the one I will be participating in involve an element of risk and danger of accidents and knowing those risks, I hereby assume those risks. It is further agreed that this waiver, release, and assumption of risk is to be binding on my heirs and assigns.
I agree to indemnify and hold harmless HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT and the NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL COMMITTEE against any and all claims, suits, or actions of any kind whatsoever for liability, damages, compensation, or otherwise brought by me or anyone on my behalf, including attorney's fees and any related costs if litigation arises pursuant to any claims made by me or by anyone else acting on my behalf. If HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT or the NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL COMMITTEE incurs any of these types of expenses, I agree to reimburse HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT or the NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL COMMITTEE.
I acknowledge that HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT, the NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL COMMITTEE, and their directors, officers, volunteers, representatives, and agents are not responsible for errors, omissions, acts, or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific event or activity on behalf of HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT and the NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL COMMITTEE.
I agree that the Activity is a public event, that your appearance and actions where the Activity occurs are public in nature, and that you have no expectation of privacy with regard to your actions or conduct during the Activity.
I understand that by participating in the Activity, I consent to NOLA COLOUR ME KRAZY, PAINT VS POWDER AND/OR HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT AND/OR THE NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL COMMITTEE staff to utilize my name, image, likeness, acts, poses, plays, appearance, movements, and statements in any live or recorded audio, video, or photographic display or other transmissions, exhibitions, publications, or reproductions made of, or, at the Activity (regardless of whether before, during, or after the Activity) for any purpose, in any manner, in any medium or context now known or hereafter developed, without further authorization from, or compensation to, you or anyone acting on your behalf. That includes, but is not limited to, any or all NOLA COLOUR ME KRAZY, PAINT VS POWDER, HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT, and NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL social media sites, websites, or any other promotional materials.
I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS "WAIVER AND RELEASE" AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY. I EXPRESSLY AGREE TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE ANY AND ALL OF ITS AFFILIATES, MANAGERS, MEMBERS, AGENTS, ATTORNEYS, STAFF, VOLUNTEERS, HEIRS, REPRESENTATIVES, PREDECESSORS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTION AND I AGREE TO VOLUNTARILY GIVE UP OR WAIVE ANY RIGHT THAT I OTHERWISE HAVE TO BRING A LEGAL ACTION AGAINST HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
To the extent that statute or case law does not prohibit releases for negligence, this release is also for negligence on the part of HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT and the NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL COMMITTEE, its agents, and employees.
In the event that I should require medical care or treatment, I agree to be financially responsible for any costs incurred as a result of such treatment. I am aware and understand that I should carry my own health insurance.
In the event that any damage to equipment or facilities occurs as a result of my or my family's willful actions, neglect, or recklessness, I acknowledge and agree to be held liable for any and all costs associated with any actions of neglect or recklessness.
Both the Participant, HIGHER LEVEL ENTERTAINMENT, and the NEW ORLEANS CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL COMMITTEE agree that this Agreement is clear and unambiguous as to its terms, and that no other evidence will be used or admitted to alter or explain the terms of this agreement, but that it will be interpreted based on the language in accordance with the purposes for which it is entered into.
In the event that any provision contained within this Release of Liability shall be deemed to be severable or invalid, or if any term, condition, phrase, or potion of this agreement shall be determined to be unlawful or otherwise unenforceable, the remainder of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect, so long as the clause severed does not affect the intent of the parties. If a court should find that any provision of this agreement to be invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting said provision it would become valid and enforceable, then said provision shall be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.