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Register: Event, Account, and Contact Information

The following 20 Plunges are closed:


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Event Information

Event
Team
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Goal
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Account Information

Username
this name will be your login name
Password
password must be at least 4 characters, no spaces
Security question
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e.g., What street did I grow up on? What kind of fruit do I like?
Security answer

Contact Information

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First name
Last name
Address
City/Town
State/Province
Zip/Postal code
Country
Phone
Email
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Age
Gender
Shirt size
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Employer/school
How did you hear about the Plunge?

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Terms

Please read the terms of the following waiver carefully. It includes a release of liability and waiver of legal rights. Do not agree to this document unless you have read and understood it in its entirety. By agreeing electronically, you acknowledge that you have both read and understood the text presented to you as part of the registration process. You also understand and agree that the Polar Bear Plunge carries certain inherent dangers and risks which may or may not be readily foreseeable, including without limitation personal injury, property damage or death. Your ability to participate in the Polar Bear Plunge is subject to your agreement to the following waiver and by agreeing herein, you accept and agree to the terms of the Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity and Parental Consent Agreement.

By indicating your acceptance to the following terms, you understand, agree and covenant as follows:

Special Olympics Minnesota Release and Waiver Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity and Parental Consent Agreement

In consideration of participating in the Special Olympics Minnesota Polar Bear Plunge event:

(1) I represent that I understand the nature of the Polar Bear Plunge event and that I and/or my minor child or ward am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in this event.

(2) I acknowledge that if I and/or my minor child or ward believe(s) event conditions are unsafe, I and/or my minor child or ward will immediately discontinue participation in the Polar Bear Plunge event.

(3) I fully understand that the Polar Bear Plunge event involve risks of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and death, which may be caused by my and/or my minor child's or ward's own actions, or inactions, those of others participating in the event, the conditions in which the event takes place, or the negligence of the "RELEASEES" (defined below in Section (6)); and that there may be other risks either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time.

(4) I agree not to jump into the lake head first.

(5) I fully accept and assume on my behalf and/or on behalf of my minor child or ward all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages I and/or my minor child or ward incur as a result of my and/or my minor child's or ward's participation in the Polar Bear Plunge event.

(6) I hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue Special Olympics Inc., Special Olympics Minnesota, Inc. and their respective affiliates, administrators, directors, agents, officers, volunteers, and employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Polar Bear Plunge event takes place, (each considered one of the "RELEASEES" herein) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on my account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the RELEASEES or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations.

(7) I further agree that if, despite this Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity, and Parental Consent Agreement, I or anyone on my and/or my child's or ward's behalf, makes a claim against any of the RELEASEES, I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless each of the RELEASEES from any loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.

(8) I authorize Special Olympics Minnesota, Inc. and its agents and all persons acting under its authority to promote the Polar Bear Plunge event to use written statements, videotapes and recordings of, about or obtained by me or my minor child or ward. I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product or the advertising or other copy, which may be used in connection or the use to which it may be applied. I release and discharge Special Olympics Minnesota, Inc., its agents and assigns and all persons acting under its authority, from any liability for any violation of any personal or property rights which I might have in connection with such materials.

(9) If registering myself, I hereby represent that I am over the age of 18. If registering a child under the age of 18 or a ward, I hereby represent that I am the parent or legal guardian of such person and have the legal authority to enter into this agreement on their behalf.

I have read this Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity and Parental Consent Agreement, understand that I have given up substantial rights by accepting it and have accepted it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity and Parental Consent Agreement is held to be invalid the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.

Plunge 5K & Duluth 5K Addendum

I understand that running a road race is a potentially dangerous activity. I do hereby waive and release any and all claims for damages that I may incur as a result of my participation in this against Special Olympics Minnesota and all sponsors, employees, volunteers or officials of these organizations. I further certify that I have full knowledge of the risks involved in this event and that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate. If, however, as a result of my participation in the Plunge 5K or Duluth 5K I require medical attention, I hereby give consent to authorize medical personnel to provide such medical care as deemed necessary.

Media Release

I authorize Special Olympics Minnesota and its agents and all persons acting under its authority to promote the Polar Bear Plunge to use written statements, videotapes and recordings of me, about me or obtained by me. I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product or the advertising or other copy, which may be used in connection or the use to which it may be applied. I release and discharge Special Olympics Minnesota its agents and assigns and all persons acting under its authority, from any liability for any violation of any personal or property rights which I might have in connection with such materials.

I accept the terms of this Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity and Parental Consent Agreement.
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