All parents and/or guardians of students under the age of 18 years, and all adult students must read and complete the form before participation in any classes, rehearsals and/or performances at Southstar Dance Academy (SSDA). Forms are available at the front desk and must be turned in before the first class for the registering dancer. The signing of this form is your acknowledgement that you have read this form, understood it and have agreed to its terms.
STUDIO POLICIES: The undersigned agree to be responsible for reading and conforming with studio correspondence appearing online on the SSDA website and on Facebook which information shall include tuition payment information, dress code, calendar of activities, traffic pattern to be used for dropping off and picking up students at SSDA, deadlines including, but not limited to payment of tuition, information, performance rehearsals, payments for costumes and other dance related activities.
ACCEPTANCE OF RISK/WAIVER OF LIABILITY. The undersigned parent/guardian is aware of the risks of physical injury inherent to dance and dance training and fully assumes those risks. The undersigned understands that dance classes can include, without limitation, stretching, barre work, all combinations of dance routines and that all such activities involve some degree of risk of strain and/or bodily injury. The undersigned hereby releases SSDA, its owner and dance teachers, employees, agents and event sponsors from any and all liability for injuries sustained or illnesses contracted while attending or participating in dance classes, rehearsals, workshops or performances. The undersigned agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless SSDA, its owner and dance teachers, employees, agents, and event sponsors from any liability, medical and related expenses to include any costs arising from acts of omission committed by me or my child which result in injury to any person or damage to any person's property.
RISK OF LOSS OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.I understand and agree that it is my responsibility to safeguard my personal property and I hereby release SSDA, its owner and dance teachers, employees, agents and/or event sponsors from any and all liability for loss or damage to my personal property while attending or participating in any classes, rehearsals, workshops or performances.
INJURY AND ASSOCIATED MEDICAL EXPENSES. In the event of physical injury constituting a medical emergency in the opinion of SSDA, I hereby authorize SSDA to make such emergency arrangements for transportation of myself and/or my child(ren) to a medical treatment facility at my exclusive expense. I understand that SSDA will attempt to contact me as soon as possible and practical in such an event at the emergency telephone number listed in this agreement. The undersigned is aware and acknowledges that SSDA does not have a medical insurance policy that covers its students.
PARKING. I agree that while attending dance class, or if I stay at the SSDA facility while my child is attending dance class, that I will park in the designated parking area immediately south of the SSDA facility as soon as that parking area becomes available.
SSDA uses photographs and videos of its own dancers in its marketing and promotional materials. However, SSDA will not include names of any dancers under the age of 18 beside a photograph or video unless specific permission from a parent/guardian has been obtained.
By checking the box below, you are granting SSDA full permission to take, use, reproduce, and publish photographic, video, and digital images of your student (collectively, "Images") for SSDA marketing and promotional purposes during and after the student's participation in SSDA programs. Further, by checking the box below, you acknowledge that SSDA shall be the exclusive owner of all rights, including copyright, in the Images, and you irrevocably transfer, assign, and otherwise convey to SSDA your entire right, title, and interest, if any, in and to the Images and all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the Images.
IF YOU WISH TO OPT OUT:
If you do not wish to have photographs or videos of your student(s) used in marketing and promotional materials by SSDA or otherwise want this Photography and Video Release to not apply to your student(s), you must indicate that you are opting out in the appropriate online box. Specifically, new registrants must type "I OPT OUT" in the appropriate box on the Web Registration Form down on the comment box BELOW.