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Float Individual Release Form

The undersigned ("Participant"), in consideration of the granting by the Association to Participant of a non-exclusive license to participate in the 2020 Tournament of Roses Parade, including related activities before and after the Parade (the "Parade"), enters into this Agreement for the benefit of the PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES ASSOCIATION, a California non-profit corporation (the "Association"), and the CITY OF PASADENA, a municipal corporation (the "City").

The Participant agrees as follows:

1) The Parade takes place on selected street and areas in the City of Pasadena along a route of nearly six (6) miles which is typically lined by spectators. The Parade is generally comprised of floral floats, bands, equestrian entries, and dignitaries in vehicles ("Units"), and special activities and events before, during and after the actual Parade.

2) Participant understands and acknowledges that while the Association takes precautions for the safety and security of persons and property participating in the Parade, there remains an inherent risk in participating in the Parade as a Unit that are beyond the reasonable control of the Association. Such risks include, but are not limited:

  • To horses and other animals in the Parade acting in a manner which cannot be controlled potentially causing injury to riders, other Parade participants, and/or spectators.
  • Floats and operators may be damaged or injured due to conditions beyond the control of the Association. Band members may suffer injuries while performing due to street conditions and/or the length of the Parade route.
  • Spectators may engage in unreasonable conduct causing damage or injury to the Unit or its members.
  • All of the above described activities and conduct, and others risks not contemplated, may result in death, bodily injury and/or property damage.

3) Participant further acknowledges that the Parade is not the type of event or activity conducive to intense public regulation given the public celebration nature of the event. The Participant is aware of the risks involved in participating in the Parade and has voluntarily and without compulsion elected to participate in the Parade. Additionally, the Participant is aware of the option of acquiring specific insurance to protect against risks associated with the Parade. As a condition to Participant's participation in the Parade, the Association requires Participant to execute and deliver this Agreement.

4) Participant hereby releases, waives, discharges and covenants not to commence any claim, suit or legal action against the Association, the City, their respective Officers, Directors, Employees, Members, Volunteers, Agents, Contractors and Representatives (the "Released Parties") from any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, resulting from or in any way related to any death, bodily injury or property damage incurred at, connected with or as a result of the Parade, whether or not caused by the negligence of the Released Parties.

5) Participant hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, that the Released Parties may incur in connection with, as a result of or in any way related to Participant's participation in the Parade, excepting such claims caused by the sole negligence of the Released Parties.

6) Participant voluntarily and with full knowledge of the risks, hereby assumes full and complete responsibility for, and risk of, death, bodily injury and/or property damage resulting from, connected with, or in any way related to participant's participation in the parade.

7) Participant further acknowledges that: Participant's participation in the Parade is the result of a non-exclusive license granted by the Association. Nothing whatsoever involved with Participant's participation in the Parade shall constitute Participant as an agent, partner, joint venture, or any other such legal status that legally could bind the Association as a result of Participant's actions and, Participant shall have no authority whatsoever to bind the Association in any way.

8) This Agreement shall be deemed a contract made under the laws of the State of California and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of such state.

9) This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto, the Released Parties, their successors and assigns.

10) In the event any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remaining portions of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The release, waiver and indemnity provisions contained herein are intended by the parties to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law and shall be interpreted accordingly.

11) If Participant is under 12 years of age, Participant may participate in the Parade only if accompanied at all times by the parents/legal guardians of Participant, and the parents/legal guardians agree to accept full and complete personal responsibility for the health and safety of Participant.

12) The undersigned hereby expressly grants to Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, broadcasters of the Rose Parade, and their representatives, the right to photograph me and use my picture, silhouette and any and all reproductions of my voice, appearance, for the use of the Association, including but not limited to the broadcast of the Rose Parade on any platform, internet and web applications and other electronic usage. This release applies to the exhibition, distribution, and display in any and all types of media now known or hereafter developed. The rights granted by me hereunder are granted for the entire universe and shall not expire.

13) The undersigned on behalf of the Rose Parade Float participant hereby expressly grants to Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, broadcasters of the Rose Parade, and their representatives, the right to photograph any and all reproductions of any logo, brand name or other intellectual property included and contained on our Rose Parade float, including but not limited to the broadcast of the Rose Parade on any platform, internet and web applications and other electronic usage. This authorization applies to the exhibition, distribution, and display in any and all types of media now known or hereafter developed. The rights granted by me hereunder are granted for the entire universe and shall not expire.

In witness whereof, the undersigned has executed this Agreement as of the date below.

Participant understands that the Association carries Commercial General Liability insurance coverage that shall protect the Association, the City of Pasadena, the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, and the spectators for injuries caused by the horse or Participant. This insurance does not provide any insurance protection for injuries to the horse or Participant arising out of participation in the Parade, Equestfest, and any related activities before and after the Parade, by the activities of Association members, governmental agencies (including police), agents of the Association and spectators or other persons on the Parade route or at Equestfest or in the pre/post Parade staging areas. Each Participant shall be solely responsible for obtaining insurance for injury to themselves, their horse and for damage to their own property.

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