This is a legally binding liability release, waiver, discharge and covenant not to sue (the “Release”), made by me, or legal guardian of a minor, to the Women’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation and The Southern Regional Championships, affiliates, members, and sponsors,referees, volunteers, and to the other sporting competitors and guest.

I, or legal guardian, fully recognize that there are dangers and risks to which I, or my charge, may be exposed by joining the tournament and participating in jiu-jitsu, which is a martial art and involves strenuous physical activity and extensive physical contact with other people and a mat, including but not limited to joint locks, throws, chokes, strikes, ground fighting, and other similar activity.

With full understanding of the risks involved and despite this Release, I, or my charge, am voluntarily joining the event and I, or my charge, am willing to participate in jiu-jitsu.

I, or legal guardian, therefore agree to assume and take upon myself all of the risks and responsibilities in any way associated with this activity. In consideration of and in return for services, facilities, and other assistance provided to me by the Women’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, the referees and the other competitors in this activity, I, or legal guardian, release the Women’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation and The Southern Regional Championships, affiliates, members, and sponsors,referees, volunteers, and to the other sporting competitors and guests from any and all liability, claims and actions that may arise from injury or harm to me, from my death or from damage to my property in connection with this activity. I, or legal guardian, understand that this Release covers liability, claims and actions caused entirely or in part by any acts or failures to act by the Women’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation and The Southern Regional Championships, affiliates, members, and sponsors,referees, volunteers, and to the other sporting competitors and guest, including but not limited to negligence, mistake, or failure to supervise.

I, or legal guardian, recognize that this Release means I, or legal guardian, am giving up, among other things, rights to sue Women’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation and The Southern Regional Championships, affiliates, members, and sponsors,referees, volunteers, and to the other sporting competitors and guest for injuries, damages, or losses I, or legal guardian, may incur while participating in this activity. I, or legal guardian, also understand that this release binds my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, as well as myself.

By registering I, or legal guardian, have read the entire Release, I, or legal guardian, fully understand it and I, or legal guardian, agree to be legally bound by it.