This is a Consent and Release of Rights in favor of BEST Robotics, Inc. (“BRI”), a Texas-based non-profit corporation, its licensed hub,
a non-profit corporation established in the state identified, , its sponsors, and other BRI authorized licensees (individually and collectively
referred to hereafter as “BEST”), their officers, directors, employees, successors, assigns, and volunteers who are working at the
authorization or direction of BRI with respect to the programs and events officially offered by BRI. This includes, by way of example,
Workshops, Kickoff, Mall Day and Competition Day and regional and national events sponsored by BRI or its licensees (“BEST Events”).
“Participant” means any individual, student, team member, mentor, coach, teacher, or volunteer involved in a BEST Event.
There are risks inherent in participating in BEST events, including, for example, risks in the construction of robots and structures,
working with electrical connections, traveling to and from events, and participating in public competitions. These risks include the
risk of bodily harm (including without limitation, death) and property damage or loss. Being fully cognizant of the risks of participating
in a BEST event, I hereby assume those risks. Except to the extent due to the gross negligence or willful misconduct of BEST, to the
fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, I HEREBY WAIVE AND RELEASE ANY CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTION which I may now or hereafter have
against BEST arising in connection with my child’s participation in any BEST Event, or arising from unofficial BEST programs and events
offered by others. I hold harmless BEST, against any and all claims resulting from such participation, including, without limitation,
claims for compensation, defamation, or invasion of privacy, or other infringements or violations of personal or property rights of any
I understand that BEST does not perform background checks on the national level for local teachers, mentors or other volunteer participants.
Those safeguards are put in place by school district policies and their processes regarding the involvement of adult volunteers. This
release shall be binding upon my heirs, my personal representatives and assigns, and me and shall be governed by and construed under the
laws of the State where the hub is so established, which shall be the venue for any legal action. This release constitutes the entire
agreement among the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter of this release and supersedes any and all such previous agreements among
the parties, whether written or oral.
You must accept this agreement.