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2021 Registration Form

We would look forward to you being a part of the Falcon Point Pirates Swim Team.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENT: This season will be a ‘practice-only’ season with 4 Black/Gold Meets held in June. If your swimmer chooses to participate in a meet, we ask that a volunteer is provided from that family. As we face an unusual season, we hope that all can support the team in allowing meets to run as smoothly as possible through your help, as needed.

SWIM TEAM SEASON: Swim season starts with Swim Team Evaluations for ALL 6 & Under and NEW to the team 7/8 swimmers on April 26th and 27th from 5:00-6:30 pm.

The team practices Monday-Friday after school beginning May 3, and then moves to mornings on June 1- 25. Swim meets (4 total intra-squad) are held throughout June. The season concludes on June 26th.

MEETS:

June 5th 7 am- 11 am

June 10th 4 pm- 8 pm

June 17th 4 pm- 8 pm

June 26th 7 am- 12:30 pm (Awards ceremony following meet)

We anticipate meets being less than 3 hours long. We will race all the events- just against our own team. We’ll be able to yell ‘Go Pirates’ for the entire meet!

SWIM TEAM ELIGIBILITY: Swim Team is open to swimmers ages 4 to 18 years of age (as of May 1, 2021).

**PLEASE NOTE: All swimmers must be able to swim the length of the pool unassisted (25yd) before May 3rd to participate on Swim Team. Any swimmers unable to do this will be asked to leave the team with a refund as outlined in our refund policy. See Parent Handbook for more information.

REFUND POLICY:

Withdrawal before May 3rd: Full refund. A swimmer may withdraw from the team before May 3rd and receive a full refund of team fees minus a $20 administration fee. This includes any swimmer not able to meet the requirements for swim team during evaluations.

Withdrawal after May 3rd: no refund.

All refund requests must be emailed to piratedirector@yahoo.com or via the ‘contact us’ link on the team website.

Parent/Guardian Information

At least one parent/guardian registration is required.
New accounts will be sent an email confirmation message with instructions to setup a password.

At least one parent/guardian email address must be provided.
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Athlete Information

Enter the information for each athlete being registered below. At least one Athlete registration is required.

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Is this your family's first year on the Falcon Point swim team? *

Last year's team

If you swam on another WHALe team last year please let us know what team.

Club Swimming Affiliation

Has your swimmer ever swam on a High School or USA Competitive Swimming Team (Katy Aquatics, Bridge Bats, Power for Life, etc.) *

ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND RELEASE AGREEMENT (Required by Club)

Assumption of Risk: As parent or legal guardian of participant, I am aware that the Activity involves inherent risks, dangers, and hazards that can result in serious personal injury or death. I am also aware that the Club facilities and/or equipment contain dangers and can cause serious injury or death. I and participant hereby freely agree to assume and accept all known and unknown risks of injury arising out of the Activity including injury or death that results from Club’s negligence, design of the facility and/or equipment, or from any third party.

Release and Indemnity: In exchange for the Club allowing participant to participate in the Activity, I and participant understand and expressly acknowledge that we, on our own behalf and on behalf of the other members of our family, including spouse, parents, children, heirs, and assigns, release, hold harmless, and indemnify the Club, its parent company, affiliated or subsidiary companies, and all their respective officers, directors, agents, contractors, employees, heirs, successors, assigns, volunteers and guests from all liability for any injury, loss or damage connected in any way whatsoever to participation in Activity that may result from Club’s negligence, design of the facility and/or equipment, or from any third party, whether on or off the Club’s premises and including any transportation. BY SIGNING BELOW, I CERTIFY THAT I FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT THIS RELEASE WILL PROVIDE AN ABSOLUTE DEFENSE TO ANY LAWSUIT OR CLAIM AGAINST THE CLUB FOR ANY INJURIES OR DAMAGE THAT I AND PARTICIPANT MAY INCUR BY REASON OF PARTICIPATION IN THE ACTIVITY.

Property Loss: All personal property brought to the activity is brought at the sole risk of the participant as to its theft, damage, or loss.

Photograph Permission. I give permission for the Club to use, without limitation or obligation, photographs, film footage, or tape recordings that may include participant’s image or voice for purposes of promoting the Club’s programs.

Severability. If any provision or portion of this Release is found to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining portions and provisions of this Release, shall remain effective and shall be construed as if the invalid portion or provisions had not been contained herein.

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2021 West Houston Aquatic League, Inc. Parental Release & Consent

RELEASE OF LIABILITY FOR PARTICIPANTS/SWIMMERS

IN CONSIDERATION OF my child(ren)/ward(s) being allowed to participate in any way in West Houston Aquatic League, Inc. (“WHALe”) events and activities, the undersigned hereby represents, acknowledges, appreciates, understands, consents, and agrees that:

1. All of the information that I or my spouse have provided to WHALe or its member teams is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and, in the event that I, my spouse, or any of my child(ren)/ward(s) obtains knowledge that any such information is untrue or incorrect, I will immediately provide true and correct information to the executive board or similar governing entity for my member team; and,

2. The risk of injury to my child(ren)/ward(s) from participation in WHALe events and activities is significant, including the potential for permanent disability and death, and while particular rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk for serious injury does exist; and,

3. I for myself, my spouse, and my child(ren)/ward(s), knowingly and freely ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE of WHALe or its member teams or its and their directors, officers, officials, agents, employees, volunteers, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, the owners and/or lessors of the premises used to conduct the event (collectively, the “Releasees”), and ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY for the participation of my child(ren)/ward(s) in WHALe events and activities; and,

4. I willingly agree to comply with the WHALe’s stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If I observe any unusual significant concern in my child(ren)/ward(s) readiness for participation and/or in any WHALe event or activity itself, I will remove my child(ren)/ward(s) from the participation and bring such attention of the nearest official immediately; and,

5. I for myself, my spouse, my child(ren)/ward(s), and on behalf of my/our heirs, assignees, personal representatives and next of kin, hereby RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS the Releasees, WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PERSON OR PROPERTY incident to my child(ren)/ward(s) involvement or participation in WHALe events and activities, EVEN IF ARISINGFROM THE NEGLIGENCE of the Releasees or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law; and

6. I, for myself, my spouse, my child(ren)/ward(s), and on behalf of my/our heirs, assignees, personal representatives and next of kin, hereby INDEMNIFY the Releasees from any and all liabilities incident to my child(ren)/ward(s) involvement or participation in WHALe events and activities, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE of the Releasees or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law; and,

7. In the event that any knowingly incorrect information provided by me or my spouse to WHALe or any of its member teams results in any additional liability, exposure, loss, or damage for any or all of the Releasees, I, for myself, my spouse, my child(ren)/ward(s), and on behalf of my/our heirs, assignees, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR, AND INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the Releasees for, all such liability, exposure, losses and damages.

I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING, AND SIGN THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY FOR PARTICIPANTS/SWIMMERS FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT INDUCEMENT.

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Volunteer Agreement

It is the goal of the Falcon Point Pirates Swim Team Board to run smooth and effective meets. To accomplish this goal, it is the policy that at least one member of every family on the team volunteer at each Falcon Point Pirate If this family volunteer obligation is not met, the swimmers in that family will not be allowed to register next year along with the returning swimmers. By signing below you are acknowledging that you understand and will adhere to the policy.

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