MTBA affiliated club or promoter Rules and Liability Release.

MOUNTAIN BIKING IS A HAZARDOUS EXPERIENCE OR ACTIVITY WITH VARYING SURFACE AND
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS. It is different from road bicycling in that it is done on partially improved and
unimproved trails and roads, as well as on naturally rugged terrain.

In CONSIDERATION of receiving permission to enter events locations from government authorities and/or
private land holders, the undersigning/participant (hereinafter collectively "participant"), hereby releases,
discharges and forever acquits the EVENT HOST, MTBA, government authorities and/or landholders collectively
and all respective officers, directors, servants, employees and agents of from any and all liability claims,
demands, warranty, whether expressed or implied of the EVENT HOST, MTBA, government authorities and/or
landholders and their respective officers, directors, servants, employees and agents, while on the locations
and/or participating in the aforementioned activity.

This liability release shall be binding upon the assignee, distributees, heirs, next of kin, executors and
administrators of the undersigned (or for internet, person who accepts this waiver via ticking the appropriate
box)and may be pled by the EVENT HOST, MTBA, government authorities and/or landholders as a complete bar
and defence against the claim, demand, action by or on behalf of the undersigned.

By execution of the liability release, the member hereby acknowledges and expressly represents that:
1. The member is duly aware of the risks and hazards inherent upon entering the event location and participating in
events at these locations.
2. The member elects voluntarily to enter the location and ride the mountain bike on these locations.
3. The member assumes the duty of knowing the present condition of the location.
4. The member recognises that the locations may become more hazardous and dangerous during the time that the undersigned is present on the location, riding his/her mountain bike on the location.
5. By virtue of the member's presence on the location, member acknowledges member's acceptance of the condition of the location and all risks attendant thereto. The member agrees to operate his/her mountain bike only on marked trails.
6. The member recognises that falls and collisions with pedestrians, other mountain bike riders and vehicles do occur and assumes all risks and responsibility for such incidents and injuries.
7. The member understands that HELMETS ARE MANDATORY and agrees to wear an approved helmet at all times.
8. If the member sustains any injuries as a result of any of the aforementioned risks and hazards, he/she AGREEs NOT TO SUE any of the above named parties.
9. The member is over 18 years of age and is of sound mind, or that if he/she is under 18 years of age, he/she is accompanied by a parent or guardian who is over 18 years of age and of sound mind who has read the foregoing liability release, understands it and signs it voluntarily. Furthermore, the oversigned being at least 18 years of age indemnifies the aforementioned entitles against any and all claims which may result from minor's participation in the aforementioned activity. EXERCISE CAUTION! MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDING IS DIFFERENT FROM ROAD RIDING. WHILE RIDING ON OR OFF ROADS OR TRAILS, YOU MAY EXPERIENCE OTHER BIKES AND VEHICLES, LOOSE GRAVEL AND DIRT, WET SURFACES, HOLES, DOWNED TIMBER AND OTHER OBSTACLES. YOU
MUST REGULATE YOUR SPEED IN ORDER TO AVOID OR NEGOTIATE SUCH OBSTACLES. ON COASTING
EVENTS SLOW DOWN AND ENJOY THE RIDE. I UNDERSTAND THAT MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAINING,
ORGANISED SOCIAL RIDES OR RACING COMPETITIVELY IS MORE HAZARDOUS THAN RECREATIONAL
RIDING. I/WE REALISE THAT INJURIES ARE A COMMON AND ORDINARY OCCURRENCE OF THIS SPORT.
10. In exchange for and in consideration if the above named parties making the events locations available to me, participant CONTRACTUALLY AGREES that any and ALL DISPUTES between myself and the above named parties arising from my participation in their events and INCLUDING any claims for personal injury and/or death, will be GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE and EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION thereof will be in the state court
residing in the district where the alleged tort occurred.
11. This release shall be binding to the fullest extent permitted by law. In an event any section of the release is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable. Further, full permission is given to use any photographs or movies taken during this event or training exercise for any purpose in promoting the EVENT HOST and its events throughout Australia.

I have read and understand the above paragraphs and accept this by clicking YES to the "Accept MTBA Terms and Conditions" part of my entry,