Participant has signed up to take part in a CoLeadTeam class or sponsored event (the “Activity”). Participant acknowledges that they are of legal drinking age and agrees that participation in the Activity may involve certain inherent risks, including but not limited to the following risks: injury or harm to himself, herself or others, whether or not arising out of or in connection with the negligence, intentional acts or recklessness of Participant or third parties; exacerbation of preexisting medical conditions, whether known or unknown; and circumstances outside of the control of Collaborative Leadership Team, Inc. and West End Conference Center, including but not limited to inclement weather, rules, policies or procedures of any third parties involved in the Activity and the actions of third parties. All of the above-described risks, together with any other risks that may arise in connection with the Activity, are referred to herein as the “Risks.”


Participant acknowledges and agrees that the Risks are fully assumed by Participant.  In consideration of Participant’s participation in the Activity, Participant hereby forever releases and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Collaborative Leadership Team, Inc.,  its affiliates and insurers, and its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, and volunteers, and the successors and assigns of each, whether in their individual or official capacities, from and against any and all liability, damages and claims of any kind (including attorneys’ fees), known and unknown, which may be connected with, result from, or arise out of (i) the consideration, preparation or participation in the Activity, including the Risks, or (ii) the negligence or intentional conduct of Participant or his or her invitees, licensees, successors or assigns (collectively referred to herein as "Claims"). This includes, but is not limited to, Claims involving economic loss, accidental injury or death. 

Publicity Authorization

Participant understands and agrees that participation and involvement in the Activity may result in publicity, whether or not Collaborative Leadership Team, Inc. has actively taken any steps to publicize the Activity. 

By participating in the Activity, Participant authorizes Collaborative Leadership Team, Inc. to publicize the Activity and to use Participant’s name, likeness and other information about Participant and the Activity, whether embodied in photographs, videotapes, recordings or any other format, for purposes of promotion, publication, commercial advertising, or any other purpose whatsoever, now or at any time in the future. Participant understands and agrees that Collaborative Leadership Team, Inc. may use any such information: (a) in all manner and media whatsoever, whether now known or hereafter invented, including electronic and print media and the Internet; (b) with or without Participant’s name; (c) without the payment of royalties or other compensation to anyone; and (d) without the need to notify Participant or to seek further approval before doing so. Further, the general public and media may obtain information concerning Participant’s involvement in the Activity from other sources beyond Collaborative Leadership Team, Inc.’s control.

Participant hereby waives any claim for compensation of any kind for use or publication of photographs or videos of Participant in connection with the Activity. All grants of permission and consent relating to use of photographs and videos of Participant in connection with the Activity are irrevocable.

Participant acknowledges and agrees that this release and publicity authorization is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by law and that if a provision shall be found to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision shall be severed from this release and publicity authorization without affecting the validity and enforceability of any remaining provision; provided however, that where available, any such provision shall be modified or otherwise narrowed to the minimal extent necessary to make the provision enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law. 

This release and publicity authorization shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Minnesota.  Participant hereby consents and submits, on behalf of himself or herself, his or her heirs, successors, assigns and estate, to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Minnesota.

By agreeing to attend this volunteer event, Participant represents and warrants that he or she has read all of the provisions set forth in this release and publicity authorization, fully understand its terms, and acknowledges and agrees that this release and publicity authorization fully and accurately expresses his or her understanding and has not been modified orally or in writing.  Participant further represents and warrants that he or she is signing this release and publicity authorization freely and voluntarily, with the intent that his or her signature reflect a complete and unconditional agreement and acknowledgment of the terms set forth herein.  Participant further represents and warrants that he or she has the legal capacity to sign this release and publicity authorization and has done so without undue or other influence.