Waiver Form


Expanding Your Horizons Chicago!

March 28, 2020



This activity presents the risk of injury. This exculpatory release confirms that the participant who signs below accepts all aspects of that risk. 

  1. I, the undersigned parent/guardian, hereby voluntarily expressly and affirmatively execute this agreement in return for permission for my child to participate in the Expanding Your Horizons Chicago 2020 conference to take place on March 28, 2020. I fully understand and appreciate the dangers, hazards, and risks inherent in the activity, which dangers include but are not limited to personal injury or death as a result or accident, act of God, or physical exertion or damage to personal property.

  2. Knowing the dangers, hazards, and risks of such activities, and in consideration of being permitted to participate in the activity, I, the undersigned, agree to assume all the risks and responsibilities surrounding participation in the activity, and in advance release, waive, forever discharge, and covenant not to sue Expanding Your Horizons Chicago, its governing board, officers, agents, employees, and any students acting as employees (hereafter called the ‘Releasees’), from and against any and all liability for any harm, injury, damage, claims, demands, actions, causes of action, costs, and expenses of any nature that I may have or that may hereafter accrue to me, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including but not limited to suffering and death, that may be sustained by me or by any property belonging to me, whether caused by the negligence or carelessness of the Releasees, or otherwise, while in, on, upon, or in transit to or from the premises where the activity, or any adjunct to the activity, occurs or is being conducted. 

  3. I understand and agree that Releasees are granted permission to authorize emergency medical treatment, if necessary.I understand and agree that Releasees assume no responsibility for any injury or damage which might arise out of or in connection with such authorized emergency medical treatment. 

  4. In signing this Release, I acknowledge and represent that I have fully informed myself of the content of the foregoing waiver of liability and hold harmless agreement by reading it before I sign it, and I understand that I sign this document as my own free act and deed; no oral representations, statements, or inducements, apart from the foregoing written statement, have been made.I further state that I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully competent to sign this agreement; and that I execute this release for full, adequate, and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by the same.I further state that there are no health-related reasons or problems which preclude or restrict the participating minors’ participation in this activity, and that I have adequate health insurance necessary to provide for and pay any medical costs that may be attendant as a result of injury.

  5. It is my express intent that this release and hold harmless agreement shall bind myself, the participant, the participant’s family, estate, heirs, administrators, personal representatives, or assigns and shall be deemed as a ‘Release, Waiver, Discharge and Covenant’ not to sue the above-named Releasees.I further agree to save and hold harmless, indemnify, and defend Releasees from any claim by me or my family, arising out of participation in the Expanding Your Horizons Chicago 2020 conference to take place March 28, 2020

  6. I further agree that this Release shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the Illinois.If any term or provision of this Release shall be held illegal, unenforceable, or in conflict with any law governing this Release the validity of the remaining portions shall not be affected thereby.

I have read the above liability release statement and fully understand and accept all aspects of that risk:    I accept        I decline


Media Release:

I give my consent for the Expanding Your Horizons Chicago 2020 conference on March 28, 2020 to use photos, videos, and audio or audio tape that includes my daughter for the purpose of publicizing and promoting  Chicago. I understand that the images or voice recordings may be published in newspapers or magazines, on the World Wide Web, or be broadcast on television or radio. Names and other private information such as addresses, phone numbers, email or schools will NOT be published. If permission for pictures is not granted, your child will be assigned to a group where no pictures will be allowed and thus will not have a choice of workshops.

I have read the above photo permission statement and accept or decline:   I accept        I decline


Disclosure of Information:

I consent to Expanding Your Horizons Chicago sharing my child’s name, school, and grade with the University of Illinois at Chicago for event documentation or safety issues.All information will be considered confidential and may not be used for any purposes other than the aforementioned or transmitted in any way to a third party

I have read the above statement and accept or decline:   I accept        I decline

Signee Information

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