Membership Agreement *
As a condition of my membership in Texas State Taekwondo Association, I agree to abide by the Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation, and all rules imposed by Texas State Taekwondo Association. I understand the nature of Taekwondo Activities and acknowledge my experience and capabilities and believe I am qualified to participate in such Activity. I further acknowledge that I am aware that the Activity will be conducted in facilities open to the public during the Activity. I further agree and warrant that if, at any time, I believe conditions to be unsafe, I will immediately discontinue further participation in the Activity. I FULLY UNDERSTAND that: (a) Taekwondo Activities involve risks and dangers of serious bodily injury, including PERMANENT DISABILITY, PARALYSIS AND DEATH (“Risks”); (b) these Risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions, or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Activity, the condition in which the Activity takes place or the NEGLIGENCE of the “releasees” named below; (c) there may be other risks and social and economic losses 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 incurred as a result of my participation in the Activity. I hereby release, discharge, covenant not to sue, and agree to hold harmless Texas State Taekwondo Association, any school and/or club where the Activity may take place, or has a vested interest in the Activity, their respective administrators, directors, agents, officers, volunteers, and employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises on which the Activity takes place (each considered one of the “Releasees” herein) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the “Releasees” or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations and further agree that if, despite this release, I, or anyone on my or anyone on my behalf makes a claim against any of the Releasees named above, I will indemnify, save and hold harmless each of the releasees from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss liability, damage or cost that may incur as the result of any such claim.
I, a prospective or current [member/licensee/participant] of Texas State Taekwondo Association or Texas State Taekwondo Association’s events, agree to abide by and be bound by the applicable [Texas State Taekwondo Association Bylaws, Operating Regulations, Code of Conduct and Competition Rules] and the safe sport rules, policies and procedures promulgated by the U.S. Center for Safe Sport as they may be amended from time to time. I agree to be subject to the jurisdiction of the U.S. Center for Safe Sport and agree that any sanctions imposed by the Center extend to my participation in all Texas State Taekwondo Association’s events or activities and may be posted publicly and include information regarding the misconduct involved.
I have read this agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by the law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid, that the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect. Applications received without signatures will not be processed. Memberships are valid 1 year from the date of issuance.