Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and wearing of mask’s have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people.

Heartland Militaria Shows has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; as much as possible however, Heartland Militaria Shows cannot guarantee that you or your party/parties will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending the Heartland Militaria Show could increase your risk and your party/parties’ risk of contracting COVID-19.

I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that my party/parties and I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending the Heartland Militaria Show and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the Heartland Militaria Show may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, Heartland Militaria Show employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families.

I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my party/parties or myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I or my party/parties may experience or incur in connection with party/parties attendance at the Heartland Militaria Show. On my behalf, and on behalf of my party/parties, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the Heartland Militaria Show , its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the Heartland Militaria Shows, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Heartland Militaria Show.