Name and Location of Rodeo: Gilroy Rodeo, Gilroy RodeoAssociation Grounds, Gilroy, CA 95020

The undersigned hereby request that the below named participant and, if a minor, his/her parents or legal guardians, (collectively “Participants”) be granted permission: (1) to enter the Restricted Area; (2) to assist as a volunteer; (3) to participate as a contestant, assistant, spectator or otherwise; and/or (4) to compete for money, prizes, recognition or reward (all collectively hereinafter called "Permissive Entry"), in connection with the 2019 Gilroy Rodeo and/or the events and activities associated therewith. In consideration for granting "Permissive Entry" to Participant to participate in rodeo events or activities, or to enter the Rodeo venue, or the Restricted Area, which is the area from which admission to the general public is restricted, including but is not limited to, the rodeo arena, competition area, chutes, pens, adjacent walkways, concessions, and other appurtenances (“Restricted Area”), we the undersigned, on behalf of any minor participant(s) and for ourselves, our personal representatives, heirs, next of kin, spouses and assigns, do hereby:

1. RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the sanctioning organizations or any subdivision thereof, rodeo producers, facility owner(s), stock contractor, chute contractor, rodeo association, arena operators or owners, officials, any persons in any Restricted Area, officials, promoters, sponsors, advertisers, owners and lessees of the premises used to conduct the event, and their directors, employees, agents and related entities, and each of them (all herein referred to as "Releasees"), from all liability, losses and damages arising out of strict liability or negligence of Releasees or any other participant which causes any of the undersigned injury, death, loss, or damage, including property damage. We the undersigned, jointly, severally, and in common agree to hold Releasees harmless and to indemnify Releasees from any and all losses, claims, judgments or expenses that Releasees have or may incur or that are asserted against Releasees arising out of the Participants' activities or presence in the Restricted Area.

2. UNDERSTAND that Participants' entry into the Restricted Area and/or participation in rodeo events or related activities contains DANGER AND RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH TO PARTICIPANTS; that conditions of the rodeo arena change from time to time and may become more hazardous; that rodeo animals are dangerous and unpredictable; and that there is INHERENT DANGER in rodeo that we each appreciate and voluntarily assume on our and minor’s behalf. Each of the undersigned has observed events and activities of the type in which the Participants seek to participate. We further understand that the arena surface, access ways or lack thereof, lighting or lack thereof, and weather conditions all change and pose a danger to Participants. We further understand that other contestants and participants pose a danger to the undersigned, but nevertheless, EACH VOLUNTARILY ELECT TO ACCEPT ALL RISKS connected with the Participants entry into the Restricted Area and/or participation in any rodeo events or related activities.

3. AGREE that this agreement shall apply to any incident, injury, accident or death occurring on or arising out of the 2018GIlroyRodeo and FOR A PERIOD OF ONE (1) YEAR THEREAFTER. All subsequent agreements and release documents signed by any of the undersigned shall amplify, but shall in no way limit, the provisions of this document.

4. GIVE the Releasees and the media permission to publish or re-publish in print, electronic, or video format any of the Participants’ likeness, photograph or image, or to use Participants’ namesin connection with any such publication, whether for illustration, advertising, promotion or for any other lawful purpose. I waive and release all claims against the Releasees and the media with respect toall such use or publication, including claims otherwise protected by trademark or copyright laws, including any right to or claim for compensation related to the use of such materials.

5. REPRESENT AND WARRANT that Participants have valid health insurance that to the best of their knowledge will cover injuries or damages that might be sustained by Participants as result of their Permissive Entry.


Print Name of Participant: __________________________ Signature _________________________________

Name of Minor’s Parents or Legal Guardian _____________ ____________

Signature ________________________ Date ______________, 2019

If Participant is a Minor:: Age_________