(hereinafter “Applicant”) submits this application to participate in the CAWL To Arms arm wrestling competition (hereinafter the “Competition”). Applicant understands that participation in such a sporting activity involves risk of serious injury and assumes all responsibility to be fit and properly equipped. Applicant assumes all risks of injury, loss or death related to running in the Competition and waives, releases and agrees to hold harmless Arm Wrestling LLC, NYC Brand Productions, LLC and ESPN, Inc., as well as the officers, directors, agents, employees, members of said business entities and all Competition volunteers, physicians, officials, and Competition sponsors (hereinafter collectively “Released Parties”) from any and all claims of negligence or misconduct of any of the Released Parties or any Competition participants. This Waiver is binding on applicant’s heirs and representatives.
Applicant also understands that the Competition is intended to be broadcast either live or pre-recorded (or both) over commercial television in any and all media now known or hereafter devised (each a “Broadcast”), but there is no guaranty that Applicant will appear in any part of any Broadcast. Applicant hereby grants to the Released Parties the right to use Applicant’s name, image, likeness, voice and sobriquet (“Applicant’s name and image rights”) in any Broadcast and for purposes of advertising and promoting the Competition, Broadcasts and promoting and advertising Released Party’s business. The right to use Applicant’s name and image rights for the purposes stated shall include the right to use any information Applicant provides as part of Applicant’s application to participate in the Competition. Applicant deems the opportunity to be considered to compete for a prize and the possibility of appearing in the Broadcast to be valuable consideration. Any and all actions, words spoken by Applicant and any other works submitted by Applicant in connection with Applicant’s application or in the course of the Competition shall be deemed to be works made for hire for the benefit of Arm Wrestling LLC for the life of the applicable copyright in the same.