By signing this Agreement, I/WE/YOU are, or may be, giving up important legal rights. Before signing this Agreement, You should carefully read this Agreement in order to fully understand the legal rights that You are, or may be, giving up.
When you submit your registration through the IBStage website or through any kind of IBStage communication channel, including the paper forms, you declare that all forms, applications and information provided are accurate and true and can be verified and demonstrated at any time.
You agree to make payments relating to your registration in compliance with the Terms & Conditions established by IBStage as detailed below.
In consideration for the student being permitted to participate in the IBStage Grand Prix 2019 (hereinafter “IBS GP”), I (parent, guardian) together with the student, if the student is of legal age to execute a binding agreement, (hereinafter referred to as “I/we”), hereby agree, and represent as follows:
I) COMPETITION’S TERMS & CONDITIONS
1.) Participant´s Requests for a Competition Group change are Not Accepted. Groups are made and organized by the Jury Panel.
Attainment of the Final Group depends on an unequivocal criterion by the jury that is expressly selected by IBStage GP. The result offered by this jury is irrevocable, and no claim or request for reconsideration by any participant in relation to the assigned group will be allowed. In addition, participants who don’t accept this result may leave the program. No refund will be given for leaving the competition for this reason.
2.) Other Organization Matters – Participants accept that they will follow, respect and accept all the rules, conditions, competition plan , guidelines, procedures, and other organizational matters established and adopted by IBS GP and RBS Staff. Breaking or non-acceptance of this clause is punished with the expulsion of the participant from the Competition, with the consequence of loosing all the paid fees and also with consequence to be banished for future editions.
3.) Merchandising and other Services – All the merchandising and services offered by IBStage GP can be sold at different fees. No notification will be made when prices are changed.
4.) Obligatory complementary documentation – Participants must provide all the required documentation once the Online Registration is formalized. Once the Registration Form has been completed, the participant or guardians (in the case of under-18s) must provide the certificates that are specified, sending them to the indicated e-mail address and also bring the originals to the Check-in that will take place in the venue where the course is held. In addition, the participant should bring the other personal documentation that is required and must be attached to the Form: official identity documents for the participant and for the guardian (for under-18s) if required, photograph and other items that may be required in the Form and which, in the event that they are not presented, could lead to the the non-acceptance in the Competition with the consequences that are established in these Terms and Conditions.
5.) Ibstage Grand Prix can change the dates of competitions. In this case the registered participants for the Semifinal can ask for the reimbursement or can keep participating in the new dated of the competition.
6.) Ibstage Grand Prix is not responsibile for the travel, accommodation, and meals expenses of the participants.
II) CODE OF CONDUCT
Participants of IBS GP are expected to assume responsibility for their behavior and conduct. Participants are expected to acquaint themselves with and abide by the rules, procedures and standards of conduct established by IBS GP, and which may be modified during the season. A dancer whose conduct is not consistent with these standards and rules will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from IBS GP without any type of Reimbursement.
Expulsion from the IBS GP for those participants who were awarded with a Full/Partial Scholarship or Discount leads to the payment in full of all the Competition Fees.
The standards of conduct include but are not limited solely to the following prohibitions (with expulsion or other disciplinary actions):
1.) Use of, possession of, or impairment by illegal drugs and alcohol.
2.) Use of tobacco products within or near the facilities.
3.) Possession or use of weapons of any nature, fireworks, or an article that can be used in a dangerous or menacing manner;
4.) Unexcused tardiness or absences from classes, rehearsals, performances, activities;
5.) Threats, disruptive or disorderly conduct, including horseplay or hazing;
6.) Injury to the persons or property of others, including but not limited to theft;
7.) Creating a dangerous or hazardous condition;
8.) Harassing, discriminatory or abusive conduct or language;
9.) Violations of law, or of the safety rules, practices, or other policies procedures and rules of IBStage;
10.) Permitting unauthorized visitors to the IBStage GP facilities;
11.) Falsification of records or documents submitted to the Competition; and
12.) Failure to provide identification or comply with a staff member’s request.
13.) Stealing is punishable with automatic expulsion from the competition.
In addition, participants must adhere to the following:
1.) Participants are required to attend all classes, coaching sessions, and performances (in proper attire), and must notify a staff member or, if in class, a teacher, if they are not feeling well. Once a class has begun, the participant will not be allowed to participate. The participant must request permission to watch the class from the side. Students must report any accident or illness to a staff member.
2.) Participants are expected to treat staff in a courteous and respectful manner at all times.
3.) Do not bring any food inside the rehearsal studios.
4.) Do not leave clothing, bottles, bags or any other personal items inside the studios.
5.) Respect the schedules, which are pre-established and published on a daily basis.
6.) Participants who are under 18 may not leave the IBS GP facilities without the consent from an IBStage Adult Staff Member or written consent from their parent/guardian with a document brought expressly for this purpose and given to IBStage staff; it must include a telephone number, personal e-mail and a copy of the National ID card or equivalent of the signing parent/guardian.
7.) No damage to any furniture or material of any kind. Participants will be held responsible for the costs of any damages.
8.) Must have a mobile phone where they can be reached at all times.
III) MEDICAL CONSENT & HEALTH STATUS
In consideration for the student being permitted to participate in the IBS GP 2019 (hereinafter the “Competition”), I (parent, guardian) together with the student, if the student is of legal age to execute a binding agreement, (hereinafter referred to as “I/we”), hereby agree, and represent as follows:
1.) I/we are fully familiar with the intended activities and demands of a rigorous ballet/dance competition program (intensive), including both the physical fitness expectations and the inherent and unavoidable risks of injury and harm, and I/we represent and warrant that the Student is able to participate fully in the Competition’s activities, that no health professional has advised us of any risks or conditions that would limit or impede the Student’s full and safe participation, that I/we are not aware of any medical or other conditions which would limit the Participant’s full and safe participation in the competition, and that I/we understand and accept the inherent and unavoidable risks of injury and harm that may occur due to the Participant’s participation in this Competition. I/we agree further that if the Participant sustains any injury or illness prior to the commencement of the Competition, we shall advise IBStage promptly in writing so that an assessment can be made whether the Participant can participate in the Competition. I, therefore, consent to my child’s participation in the Competition, and I further consent to my child’s participation in any other activity taken in connection with the Competition.
2.) I/we accept responsibility for medical expenses (including treatment, medical devices, emergency room visits, ambulances, and hospitalization, whether or not covered by insurance) for any injuries or illness that the Participant may sustain or experience while participating in the Competition; and warrant that (if applicable) the Participant will provide proper identification and information to secure medical insurance coverage; and that I/we will promptly reimburse fully IBStage GP and/or any of its employees who advance the costs to secure medical treatment for the Participant. I/we hereby grant permission for the Participant to receive emergency medical treatment as appropriate during participation in the Competition as may be authorized by an adult member of the Competition Staff. I/we grant permission for the Participant to receive onsite physical therapy treatment in some cases as authorized by an adult member of the Competition Staff. I/we understand that if the Participant has to take prescription medication or receive scheduled medical treatment, we shall notify the Competition in writing and shall consult with the Competition as to appropriate arrangements. It is not the responsibility of the Competition to make such arrangement.
VI) IMAGE RIGHTS
I/we understand and agree that during the course of the Competition, the Participant may be photographed and/or videotaped during the program activities or performances, and I/we grant IBStage GP the unrestricted right to use in any form the image, picture, likeness, voice, and/or name of the Participant for all IBStage GP promotional materials including brochures, newspaper articles, books, and/or television and for commercial purposes. I/we agree to adhere to the policies therein.
Furthermore , I/we hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless IBStage GP and/or the agents, employees and directors of this institution (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) for any loss, claim, damage, suit, costs or expenses, including attorneys’ fees and court costs, resulting from or arising out of any injury to any person or damage to property, caused by or incurred by myself, my child and/or my ward, or whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the Indemnified Parties, incurred as a result of or during the COMPETITION or any activities in connection with the COMPETITION.
By signing this Agreement, and in exchange for being able to participate in IBStage GP and use its Premises, You knowingly, willingly, absolutely, and unconditionally, release, remise, and forever discharge, indemnify and hold harmless IBStage and/or its affiliates and each of their current and former owners, directors, officers, and employees, as well as the predecessors, successors, assigns, affiliates, insurers, attorneys, representatives, fiduciaries and/or agents of each of them ( collectively the “Released Parties”) from ANY AND ALL liability of any type to You, and each of your trusts, heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, personal representatives, predecessors, successors, trustees, direct and indirect beneficiaries, attorneys and agents (collectively the “Releasing Parties”), from any and all actions or causes of action, suits, claims, complaints, contracts, liabilities, agreements, promises, torts, debts, damages, controversies, judgements, losses, and demands of every kind or nature whether existing, contingent, or future, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, whether in law or equity under the laws of any jurisdiction (“Claims”) (including without limitation any claims by the Negligence of IBStage GP, any of the other Released Parties, any other Guests or intruders, or otherwise) that relate to or arise out of Your Participation in IBStage GP in any way, including without limitation any Claims that relate in any way to any injury or loss to You or your personal property.
In addition, in consideration for allowing You to enter and use the Premises of IBStage GP, You and the other Releasing Parties knowingly, willingly, absolutely, and unconditionally release, remise, and forever discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all Claims that the Releasing Parties ever had or now have or may have against the Released Parties since the beginning of the World up to and including the date of this Agreement.
IX) ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK OF PARTICIPATION & USE OF IBSTAGE PREMISES
By signing this Agreement, I/we agree to assume full responsibility for, and risk of, bodily injury, death or property damage to Me or my child (including without any limitation any injury, death or damage caused by the Negligence of IBStage GP, any of the other Released Parties, any other guests or intruders, or otherwise), which relate to or arise out of me or my child entry into or use of the IBStage GP Premises in any way. By signing this Agreement I/we acknowledge that the risks associated with entry into and use of the IBStage Premises may be both foreseen and unforeseen, and may include serious physical injury and/or death, and other personal and property damages, and I/we agree to assume all associated risks.
X) CHOICE OF LAW & FORUM SELECTION
By signing this Agreement I/we agree, that any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or/and arising from the participation to Ibstage GP or/and arising from the entry or/and use of the Ibstage Premises, including but not limited to, claims, shall be interpreted in accordance with and governed exclusively by the laws of the Catalunya, without regard to conflict of laws principles that would cause the application of the laws of another jurisdiction, including any jurisdiction outside Catalunya and that I/we hereby knowingly waive and forgo any resort to the laws of any jurisdiction outside Catalunya in connection with the Claims, Indemnified Losses, and enforcement and interpretation of this Agreement regardless of where this Agreement has been signed by I/we or where I/we reside.
By signing this Agreement, I/we agree that any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, shall be resolved exclusively and finally by binding arbitration in Barcelona, Catalunya, before one arbitrator, in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the Catalonian Arbitration Laws.
The participant and his/her parent or tutor, voluntarily signs this Agreement, and further agrees that no oral representations statements or inducement apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made.
I/WE HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THIS AGREEMENT.
THIS AGREEMENT IS ENTITLED TO BE VALID FROM THE MOMENT YOU FINISHED YOUR ONLINE REGISTRATION THROUGH OUR ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM PROVIDED BY REGONLINE LTD., UNTIL 30 DAYS AFTER THE FINALIZATION OF THE IBSTAGE GRAND PRIX.