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Terms and Conditions of Entry to USQ Ride the Range 2017

Conditions of Entry

“The Event” is Ride the Range.
“The Organiser” is The Rotary Club of Toowoomba Inc ABN 46 603 668 148 and includes where appropriate officers, employees, agents, volunteers and contractors.
• Participation in The Event involves riding on public roads used by other traffic and cyclists in close proximity. The Participant acknowledges and accepts the hazards involved.
• The Event is not a race and roads used will not be closed to traffic.
• The Participant must ride in a safe, responsible and courteous manner during The Event and use common sense at all times.
• The Participant agrees to abide by the Queensland Road Rules and to follow directions given by The Organisers and Queensland Police.
• The Event will be held outdoors and will proceed notwithstanding poor weather. Only extreme weather may cause cancellation. The Participant accepts that conditions in which The Event is conducted may vary without warning.
• The Participant must ensure they are of sufficient riding competence to take part in the event and that their bicycle is in sound mechanical condition.
• Participant is responsible for ensuring they are physically and mentally capable of completing the event. Anyone with a specific medical condition that may affect their own safety or the safety of others should advise The Organisers.
• Private support vehicles are not permitted along the bike route.
• Children under 16 at the time of The Event must be accompanied during The Event by an adult at all times.
• Persons under 18 require the consent of their parent or guardian to participate in The Event. The parent/guardian shall provide their name and signature as evidence of consent and acceptance of the Conditions of Entry. The parent/guardian agrees to release and indemnify The Organiser in the same manner and to the same effect and extent as if they were the person first named on the entry form and participating in The Event.
• Communications will principally be made via email. The Participant should provide a valid email address or if they do not have access to an email address, they should make every effort to read updates posted on The Organiser’s website. On request The Organiser can mail printed communications.
• It is The Participant’s responsibility to read all the information sent by The Organiser including by hardcopy and email.
• Only standard human powered bicycles are permitted on The Event. Scooters, combustion engines and power assisted drives are not permitted on The Event.
• Animals are not permitted on The Event unless The Participant is dependant on the animal and the approval of the Event Director is given.
• The Participant acknowledges and agrees that video/film footage and still images may be taken by other participants, The Organisers and official photographers and that these images may be used by The Organiser, event sponsors and stakeholders for promotional and publicity purposes, operational assessments and related cycling activities. The Participant consents to the use of such images for these purposes.
• The participant acknowledges and agrees to their details being disclosed to parties necessary in the conduct of the event, medical officials during treatment and official charities for the purposes of issuing Tax Invoices.
• Conduct, which in the opinion of The Organiser has, may be or will result in a breach of these conditions, harm or damage to any participant or their property, illegal activity, bad language, or other unsocial behaviour, may result in The Participant’s removal from The Event.
• The Organiser reserves the right to refuse admission to The Event to any person without providing a reason, even though that person may be in possession of a valid ticket.
• The Organiser is not liable to The Participant for any loss, damage, cost or expense of any kind if The Participant is denied access to or removed from The Event for any reason.
• The Organiser reserves the right to change the venues, the route, the options, any information published about The Event or items provided on The Event without notice.
• The Organiser is not liable to The Participant for any loss, damage, cost or expense of any kind due to program changes, poor weather before or during The Event or postponement or cancellation of all or part of The Event due to circumstances beyond the control of The Organiser including, but not limited to, weather, safety, theft, disaster, accident, strike or direction by any government authority.
• You acknowledge that you may be filmed, sound recorded and/or photographed by media or any other party at Rotary ride the Range. The Recordings identifying you may be published online. You will not receive any payment in relation to the use, publication or distribution of any Recordings. In the event that you do not wish to be filmed, sound recorded and or photographed by Media at this event it is your obligation to advise Rotary ride the Range of your concerns in writing prior to the event
• By entering The Event the Participant accepts and agrees to be bound by these conditions.
Risk Acknowledgment
The Participant acknowledges and understands that cycling activities are dangerous recreational activities and that by participating in them they are exposed to certain risks including injury, death and damage to their property, including as a result of the negligence or breach of contract of The Organisers.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Participant releases and indemnifies The Organiser, event sponsors, event funding bodies, beneficiaries and their respective committee members, directors, employees, contractors, volunteers and representatives, the owners, licensees and occupiers of land and property upon which The Event or any part of it is conducted including statutory bodies and local authorities against all and any actions or claims which may be made by The Participant or on their behalf or by other parties for or in respect of or arising out of any injury, loss, damage or death caused to The Participant or their property whether by negligence, breach of contract or in any way whatsoever.
Acceptance of Entry Conditions including Risk Acknowledgment
• YOU MUST TICK CHECKBOX TO ENTER. Participant's signature (or that of parent or guardian if The Participant is under 18 years - you consent to their participation and certify that you have informed the child of all conditions of entry and accept the conditions on their behalf).
• I understand that participation is subject to the Conditions of Entry including the Risk Acknowledgment and that they affect my legal rights and obligations. I acknowledge that I have read and understood the conditions of Entry.