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2024 Grand Parade Registration

Saturday, August 17, 2024
Parade starts at 10am

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Event Name: Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Grand Parade
Event Location: Downtown Kennewick
Event Date: August 17, 2024

IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to compete, officiate, observe, work for, or participate in any way in the EVENT(S) or being permitted to enter for any purpose any RESTRICTED AREA (defined as any area requiring special authorization, credentials or permission to enter or any area to which admission by the general public is restricted or prohibited including but not limited to the competition area and any hot pit area), EACH OF THE UNDERSIGNED, for himself, his personal representatives, heirs, and next of kin:

  • Acknowledges, agrees, and represents that he/she has or will immediately upon entering any such RESTRICTED AREAS, and will continuously thereafter, inspect the RESTRICTED AREAS which he enters and he further agrees and warrants that, if at any time, he is in or about RESTRICTED AREAS and he feels anything to be unsafe, he will immediately advise the officials of such and will leave the RESTRICTED AREAS and/or refuse to participate further in the EVENT(S). I acknowledge that I may not have the opportunity to inspect any RESTRICTED AREA prior to the event.
  • HEREBY RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE the promoters, participants, racing associations, sanctioning or administrative organizations or any affiliated entities thereof, track operators, track owners, officials, car owners, drivers, pit crews, rescue personnel, any persons in any RESTRICTED AREA, promoters, sponsors, advertisers, owners, lessors, and lessees of premises used to conduct the EVENT(S), premises and event inspectors, surveyors, underwriters, brokers, consultants and others who give recommendations, directions, or instructions or engage in risk evaluation or loss control activities regarding the premises or EVENT(S) and for each of them, their directors, officers, agents, and employees, all for the purposes herein referred to as "Releasees", FROM ALL LIABILITY TO THE UNDERSIGNED, his personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin, FOR ANY AND ALL LOSS OR DAMAGE, AND ANY CLAIM OR DEMANDS THEREFORE ON ACCOUNT OF INJURY TO THE PERSON OR PROPERTY OR RESULTING IN DEATH OF THE UNDERSIGNED ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE EVENT(S),WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE.
  • HEREBY ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RISK OF BODILY INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE arising out
  • HEREBY acknowledges that THE ACTIVITIES OF THE EVENT(S) ARE VERY DANGEROUS and involve the risk of serious injury and/or death and/or property damage. Each of THE UNDERSIGNED also expressly acknowledges that INJURIES RECEIVED MAY BE COMPOUNDED OR INCREASED BY NEGLIGENT RESCUE OPERATIONS OR PROCEDURES OF THE RELEASEES.
  • HEREBY agrees that this Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement extends to all acts of negligence by the RELEASEES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENT RESCUE OPERATIONS and is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the laws of the Province or State in which the Event(s) is/are conducted and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.

3.HEREBY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS the RELEASEES and each of them FROM ANY LOSS,

LIABILITY, DAMAGE, OR COST INCLUDING BODILY INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE they may incur arising out of my presence or participation in the EVENT(S), WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE.

of or related to the EVENT(S) whether caused by the NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or otherwise.

I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT, ASSURANCE OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE TO ME AND INTEND MY SIGNATURE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW. I FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT FAILURE TO WITNESS OR DATE THIS AGREEMENT SHALL NOT AFFECT ITS VALIDITY.

RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
 
RULES & REGULATIONS:
ALL ENTRIES:
  • The Benton-Franklin Fair Parade Committee reserves the right to remove from the parade, either prior to assembly, at assembly, or any time during the parade, any entrant refusing to follow directions of police or parade committee officials/volunteers.
  • All entrants must be approved by the parade committee prior to the start of the parade.
  • Alcoholic beverages are forbidden on any float or vehicle or on the person of any participant.
  • No throwing candy from moving vehicles will be allowed.
  • No profanity is allowed along the parade route.
  • No pamphlets, fliers or selling of items along the parade route.
  • No discharging of firearms or simulated type of noise or fireworks is allowed.
  • Forward motion must always be maintained.
  • All entries are required to have insurance and testify to this by signing the application form. Insurance must be presented if requested.
  • All entries will be notified of staging areas in confirmation letter.
  • The Benton Franklin Fair will not provide transportation for dignitary entries.
  • No candy throwing from a moving vehicle.
FLOATS:
  • Maximum dimensions for floats: 16' W x 13' H x 60' L
  • Towing hitches shall be easily accessible and of sufficient strength to tow the float at all times.
  • Driver must have two means of escape.
  • Each float driver must have a valid driver's license, not be under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or other incapacitating drug, legal or otherwise, and must have good vision.
  • The float must have good brakes and fire extinguishers available.
  • The Fire Marshall may review all floats for safety.
EQUESTRIAN UNITS:
  • ALL ENTRIES MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN CLEAN UP UNITS.
  • No stallions.
  • Any rider showing inability to control their horse will be removed from the parade
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