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VIME event participant waiver.


Vancouver Island Motosports Events - VIME

Event: The Alberni Autumn Adventure 14+15 Oct 2023.


PARTICIPANT WAIVER OF LIABILITY.  WAIVER OF CLAIMS.  ASSUMPTION OF RISKS.  INDEMNITY AGREEMENT.


IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY VIME EVENT YOU NEED TO “SIGN-ON” AS FOR ANY MOTORSPORT EVENT.

SIGNING-ON GIVES A COMPLETE AND ACCURATE RECORD OF THE EVENT PARTICIPANTS,

YOU DECLARE THAT YOU HOLD A VALID MOTORCYCLE DRIVING LICENCE,

THAT YOU HOLD APPROPRIATE MOTOR INSURANCE,

THAT YOUR MOTORCYCLE IS REGISTERED AND PLATED FOR ROAD USE  IN THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  AND

THAT YOU WILL BE OPERATING YOUR MOTORCYCLE UNDER YOUR MOTORING DOCUMENTATION.


YOU WILL ALSO BE SIGNING TO DECLARE YOU UNDERSTAND THAT THE EVENT YOU ARE ABOUT TO PARTICIPATE IN IS NOT A RACE OR SPEED EVENT.


IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE UPCOMING EVENT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN THIS WAIVER.


JONATHAN BINNINGTON, VANCOUVER ISLAND MOTOSPORTS EVENTS AND THEIR AGENTS HAVE TAKEN ALL REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THE EVENT IS SAFE.  THE ROADS HAVE NOT BEEN ALTERED IN ANY WAY, THE ROUTES HAVE BEEN RIDDEN BY THE ORGANISERS AND THE SECTION AVERAGE SPEEDS HAVE BEEN SET AT A DELIBERATELY LOW LEVEL TO DISCOURAGE HIGH SPEED RIDING AND TO ENCOURAGE ACCURATE RIDING TO THE ROUTE INSTRUCTIONS AND THE AVERAGE SPEED.


BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT YOU WILL WAIVE CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE VANCOUVER ISLAND MOTOSPORTS EVENTS - VIME, ITS REPRESENTATIVES, JONATHAN BINNINGTON AND ANY INDIVIDUAL ENGAGED IN PRODUCING ANY VIME EVENT.


Participation in any motorcycle event staged by Vancouver Island Motosports Events, referred to as VIME requires participants to be:

1/ 19 years of age or older

2/ to hold a full (not suspended or restricted) motorcycle driving/riding licence (described in BC driving law as a Class 6 licence)

3/ have full ICBC (or equivalent out of province) road insurance (off road vehicle road-crossing insurance is NOT acceptable)

4/ their motorcycles must be road legal and

5/ registered and plated with ICBC (or out of province equivalent)

6/ present their motorcycle, driving licence, insurance documents and this signed Waiver for scrutineering before they are accepted into the event at Event Registration.

7/ payment of event entry fees are taken as indicators that participants accept and agree to the terms and conditions contained in this document.

8/ entry fees that have been paid will not be refunded on the grounds that a participant is unable or unwilling to give event organisers sight of their motoring documents and this signed Waiver.


RELEASE.  I, name(……………………………………………) warrant and agree that I am familiar with and accept that there is the inherent risk of injury, severe injury and death during the participation of motoring activities through no fault of any party.

I acknowledge that VIME and all its representatives have exercised extensive duty-of-care actions to secure my safety and well-being.  Also I acknowledge that VIME and its representatives or land owners have not done anything to cause the deterioration in the condition of any road, track or route I may ride over in the course of the forthcoming event.

I declare that I am fit and well enough to participate in the forthcoming VIME event and that to my knowledge and admission I am not unwell.   Also my personal protective equipment is in good order and I will comply with BC motoring legislation including speed restrictions and motorcycle helmet requirements.

I agree to follow all reasonable instructions of RCMP officers, event workers and should the circumstances dictate, other participants.   Failure may result in this participant being ejected from the event.

I acknowledge that I remain responsible for my own safety and should I experience fatigue or any deterioration in my physical or mental wellbeing I will withdraw from the day’s riding activities.


I agree that a general condition of event entry is that I as the participant assume all risks related to participation of the forthcoming event.  This includes VIME event and route preparation, casualty or vehicle recovery and any consequential losses experienced by myself.


This is a full and final Release and Waiver of Liability and all Claims that I may have, now or in the future against VIME, it’s representatives and partners.  This includes claims of Negligence, Gross Negligence, Breach of Contract, Breach of any Duty of Care.    I agree not to sue VIME, it’s business owner or it’s representatives and partners.


I agree to indemnify and hold harmless VIME, it’s business owner, representatives and partners from litigation, legal fees, liability, damages awards or costs.


This document will be governed by the laws and courts of British Columbia, Canada



Signed………………………………………… Print Name………………………………..


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