ROCK LAKE RIFLE RANGE, LLC
ASSUMPTION OF RISK, INDEMNIFICATION, AND WAIVER
____________________________________________ as Shooter of the Rock Lake Rifle
Range (hereinafter “range”), located on 9992 Rock lake Road, St. John, Washington,
in consideration of my membership and opportunity to use the facilities,
including the firearm/shooting range and accompanying real property, located at
2356 Glorfield Road, St. John, Washington, agree to release any and all claims
which may result from participation in any activity at said range due to injury
or damage regardless of whether such claims may arise as a consequence of the
simple or gross negligence, willful or wanton conduct, or recklessness of said
property owners, sponsors, or other participants or members.
am fully aware of the usual and unusual risks involved and hazards connected
with using the range, including but not limited to the existence of
naturally-occurring and manmade hazards and the risk of loss and injury to property
or my person. I hereby elect to use the range with full knowledge that doing so
may be hazardous to me, my family, my invitees, my employees, my companions,
and my property. I voluntarily assume
all responsibility for any risk of loss, property damage, personal injury,
including illness or death that may be sustained by me, my family, my invitees,
my companions, or any loss or damage of property owned by me my family, my
invitees, or my companions, as a result of using the range.
agree and covenant to hold and save Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC and its
employees, designees, representatives, volunteers, agents, directors, officers,
LLC members, and assignees harmless and to promptly indemnify the same from and
against any and all claims, actions, damages, liability of every time and
nature, including costs and legal expenses incurred by reason of any activity
arising under or in connection with muse of the range and property thereon,
including loss of life, personal injury and/or damage to property arising from
or out of any occurrence, omission, or activity relating to such use, including
but not limited to travel to and from the range and surrounding property. If Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC or its
employees, designees, representatives, volunteers, agents, directors, LLC
members, officers, and assignees are made a party to any litigation commenced
by or against me, then I shall proceed and hold Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC, or its employees, designees, representatives,
volunteers, agents, directors, officers, and assignees
harmless and shall pay all costs, expenses and reasonable attorney’s fees
incurred or paid by Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC and its designees in connection
with such litigation.
Agreement shall inure to the benefit of Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC, and the property
owners upon which the activity is being conducted, and any members of the Rock
Lake Rifle Range, LLC, and/or other supervising personnel and/or instructors
involved in the oversight of any shooting event. This Agreement shall not inure
to the benefit of the person/individual(s) tortfeasor(s) who actually discharge
a weapon, or who accidentally discharge a weapon, that causes damage, injury,
understand that certain dangers and risk may arise from my participation in the
shooting event being conducted upon the property, including, but not limited
to, gunshot wounds, lacerations, falls, cuts, insect bites, insect-borne
diseases, broken bones, injuries to the eyes or face, death, or other personal
injuries which may arise as a direct or indirect result of being upon the
property and participating in said activities. I further understand and accept
these risks, will be solely responsible for my own safety and well-being, and
expect no affirmative action from the owners of said property or the persons or
organizations who are sponsoring and/or conducting the shooting activity. I further understand that Rock Lake Rifle
Range, LLC does not warrant nor shall it warrant, nor shall any communication
from Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC, be construed as warranting my safety. I acknowledge that my participation with
other members of the range or my presence and the presence of other members of
the range poses an inherent risk of danger.
I understand that Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC does not warrant my safety
from attack, negligence, recklessness, intentional conduct, or any other harm
resulting from other members of the range.
I acknowledge and agree that Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC is under no
obligation to seek out information regarding range members, to investigate the
conduct of range members, to actively look for and identify potential hazards,
provide monitoring on the premises, monitor the range members, or in any way
seek information regarding the conduct of range members.
acknowledge that I have an obligation to and will wear all appropriate
protective glasses and/or hearing protection, knowing full well that if I do
not wear such equipment, my risk of injury may be increased.
also acknowledge that I have inspected and/or had the opportunity to inspect
the range and that I accept all conditions upon said property, be they natural
agree that Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC may temporarily or indefinitely close the
range due to repairs, maintenance, acts of God, acts of terrorism, weather
conditions, the prevention of criminal activity, for farming operations, or
sponsored events. In further
consideration of the promises I have made herein, Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC
agrees to provide me with not less than 24 (twenty-four) hours-notice of any
closures, except in the case of an emergency, so long as I have provided my
current contact information. Said notice
to be provided by Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC may be delivered by any means
reasonably calculated to provide me with notice. Said means shall include posting a notice on
the range in any conspicuous place. I
agree that Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC may define the term “emergency” and may
declare an emergency and associated closure at its sole discretion.
my execution of this Agreement constitutes an express assumption of risk and
release of claims and waiver of the right to file a lawsuit under Washington
and federal law, thus precluding any lawsuit or legal action to recover damages
for wrongful death, personal injury, property damage, or bodily injury of any
signing this Agreement, I acknowledge and represent that I have read the
foregoing Agreement, understand it, and sign it voluntarily as my own free
act. Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC, its employees,
designees, representatives, volunteers, agents, directors, officers, LLC
members, and assignees have made no oral representation, statements, or
inducements, apart from the contents of this Agreement. I represent that I have authority to enter
into this Agreement on behalf of my
invitees, successors, companions, assigns, heirs, and personal representative
and I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and that I am otherwise competent.
certify that I have read the Range Rules and the Application in their entirety,
that I fully understand the Range Rules and Application, and that I hereby
agree to abide by all rules, terms, and conditions imposed by the same.
agree to produce my membership card upon request of any Rock Lake Rifle Range,
LLC employee, designee, representative, volunteer, agent, director, officer,
LLC member, or assignee.
agree to timely pay all dues. If I fail
to timely pay my dues, I agree that Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC may suspend my
membership with 30-days-notice.
agree to abide by all state and federal rules, laws, and regulations regarding
possession, modification, and ownership of firearms while at the range. I further agree that I will ensure anyone
accompanying me, including friends or family, shall abide by all state and
federal rules, laws, and regulations regarding possession, modification, and
ownership of firearms while at the range.
document will remain in effect so long as I am a member of Rock Lake Rifle
Range, LLC or until it is revoked in writing by me or by Rock Lake Rifle Range,
LLC, and such writing is delivered to me or Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC by first-class
certified mail, return receipt requested.
any portion of this Agreement is determined to be invalid, illegal, or
unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability
shall not affect the validity, legality and enforceability of any other
provision hereof. This Agreement shall
be governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of Washington. Venue for any disputes or actions under or
relating to this Agreement shall be in Whitman County, Washington, or at the choice
of Rock Lake Rifle Range, LLC.
understand that by affixing my signature to this document I am expressing my
intention to waive valuable legal rights that I, my family, my successors,
companions, invitees, heirs, and assigns now possess or may possess in the
future. It is my express
intent that this Agreement shall bind me, my family, successors, invitees,
assigns, heirs, companions, and personal representative, if I am deceased, and
anyone else making a claim on my behalf or deriving or receiving their claim
Signed this ______day of _______________, 20__
I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE WAIVER, AND I AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS.
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