NCH FALL FESTIVAL!!!!!!! OCT 31st 2020!

NEW COVENANT HOUSE DALLAS

FALL FESTIVAL RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

PARTICIPANTS

1. Join us At New Covenant House 4440 Spring Valley Road, Farmers Branch, TX 75244 on October 31, 2020 from 12 pm – 5 pm for a socially distanced fall festival event - following signs and volunteer directions to navigate various stations lined around the parking lot and receive treats and gifts at the end.

2. PLEASE STAY WITH YOUR FAMILY AT ALL TIMES.

3. PLEASE OBEY ALL TRAFFIC SIGNS AND VOLUNTEER DIRECTIVES DURING THE EVENT

4. A MASK IS REQUIRED FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS OVER THE AGE OF 10 - PER THE GOVERNOR'S MANDATE. WE WILL HAVE CLOTH MASKS AVAILABLE IF ONE IS NEEDED.

5. PLEASE HONOR THE TIME SLOT YOUR FAMILY HAS SIGNED UP FOR. THIS WILL ALLOW US TO ALL BE SAFE AND HAVE FUN.

a. SIGN-UP FORM FOR TIME BLOCK:CLICK HERE

6. MOST IMPORTANTLY - HAVE FUN! WE ARE EXCITED TO SEE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!

WAIVER ACKNOWLEDGMENT: By clicking & SUBMITTING this form, I attest that I have read and agree to all the terms on this page

I hereby warrant that, in the last 48 hours, I have not had a cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, chills or repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea, feverish feeling or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100 degrees Fahrenheit and I have not been in close contact with a person who has been confirmed by a lab to have COVID 19.

I assume all responsibility for my health and physical condition and certify that I am in good health. Upon arriving to New Covenant House Dallas, I will follow all of the social distancing rules set forth, including, but not limited to, wearing a face mask during the entire event and following all Individual Protocols, as

well as adhering to any additional protocols set forth by NCH, regardless of whether those rules are communicated in writing or verbally at any time before, during or after the event.

RELEASE AND PARENT/GUARDIAN WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK:

I, the undersigned, on my behalf and, if applicable, my child/minor/participant(s) is participating in an event or service at New Covenant House Dallas (hereinafter “RELEASOR”), at it's primary or any other locations, hereby acknowledge that I and my child(ren)/ward, desire to voluntarily participate in the activities and services provided by New Covenant House Dallas and its affiliates, instructors, officers, directors, agents, employees, designers, licensors, and members, partners, volunteers, as well as the property owner and tenants of the property and the owners, manufacturers and installers of the equipment comprising the NEW COVENANT HOUSE facility as well as those working in concert with them, (collectively, NCH or “RELEASEES”), including but not limited to, the use of the equipment, facilities, carnival-type rides, trampolines, inflatables, its baseball batting cages, receiving instruction, strenuous bodily movement, and the premises (hereinafter collectively referred to as “NCH ACTIVITIES & SERVICES”), and further agree and acknowledge as follows:

COVID-19 RELEASE: The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people. NCH has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, we cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending our church could increase your risk and your child(ren)’s risk of contracting COVID-19.

By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that me and/or my child(ren) and I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending the church and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at NCH may result from the actions, omissions, or

negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, church employees, volunteers, and fellow church congregants and guests and their families.

I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my child(ren) or myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I or my child(ren) may experience or incur in connection with my child(ren)’s attendance at the church or participation in church programming (“Claims”). On my behalf, and on behalf of my children, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless NCH, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the Church, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Church program.

PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO RELEASE I hereby grant and authorize NEW COVENANT HOUSE DALLAS the right to take, edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, distribute and make use of any and all pictures or video taken of me to be used in and/or for any lawful promotional materials including, but not limited to, newsletters, flyers, posters, brochures, advertisements, fundraising letters, annual reports, press kits and submissions to journalists, websites, social networking sites and other print and digital communications, without payment or any other consideration. This authorization extends to all languages, media, formats and markets now known or later discovered. This authorization shall continue indefinitely, unless I otherwise revoke this authorization in writing.

I waive the right to inspect or approve any finished product in which my likeness appears, including written or electronic copy. I agree that I have been compensated for this use of my likeness or have otherwise agreed to this release without being compensated. I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photograph. I understand and agree that these materials shall become the property of NEW COVENANT HOUSE DALLAS and will not be returned. I hereby hold harmless and release NEW COVENANT HOUSE from all liability, petitions, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representative, executors,

administrators, or any other persons may make while acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate.

I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS WAIVER, RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS AND THAT ITS PROVISIONS ARE INTENDED TO BE AS BROAD AND INCLUSIVE AS IS PERMITTED BY THE LAW OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND THAT IF ANY PORTION OF THIS RELEASE, WAIVER, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT IS HELD INVALID, THE BALANCE WILL, NOTWITHSTANDING, CONTINUE IN FULL LEGAL FORCE AND EFFECT. I AGREE WITH ANY CLAIM OR DISPUTE ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY TEXAS LAW AND APPLICABLE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES. THE VENUE FOR RESOLVING SUCH DISPUTES SHALL BE DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A WAIVER, RELEASE OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT AND A LEGAL CONTRACT BETWEEN ME AND NEW COVENANT HOUSE DALLAS AND THAT IT AFFECTS MY LEGAL RIGHTS.

I AM SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT OF MY OWN FREE WILL. MY TYPED NAME IN THE FORM ABOVE WILL SERVE AS MY SIGNATURE. A COPY OF THIS DOCUMENT IS AUTHENTIC AND AS EFFECTIVE AS THE ORIGINAL.

FAQs

Can kids dress up?
Yes! We would love to see everyone in costume from our youngest members to the oldest! Nothing scary, please.


How many families are allowed per session?
Each session will have 10-15 families.

How do we register?
Please go to the NCH app and click on the flyer and you will be able to sign the waiver and for a time block.

Will you be practicing social distancing?
Yes, we have limited the number of families per session. We are spacing out activities/games. Families will be asked to go one way through the activities.

Will their be prizes?
Yes, each participant will get a bag full of prizes and candy on the way out.

Are masks required?
Per the governors mandate masks are required. If you do not have one we will have one for you.

What type of activities will there be? Rides and games for all ages.

How long do we have to participate?
We have increased the time to 1 hour per family to go through all of the games and activities.

What if I don’t register?
Then we cannot guarantee admittance. There are a limited number of spots per session and we want to respect and honor our friends and church family by doing our best to stay safe and continue to keep everyone healthy.

Will their be a sanitation station? Yes, we will have sanitizer, masks, wipes, etc to ensure the utmost safety of those in attendance.

 
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