I, on behalf of myself, my heirs, assigns and next of kin, HEREBY WAIVE AND RELEASE, indemnify, hold harmless and forever discharge The Orthodox Union - NCSY, and its agents, employees, officers, directors, affiliates, successors, volunteers and assigns (hereinafter, the "Released Parties"), of and from any and all claims, demands, debts, contracts, expenses, causes of action, lawsuits, damages and liabilities, of every kind and nature, whether known or unknown, in law or equity, that I ever had or may have, arising from or in any way related to my participation in the Holy Cow NCSY Kosher BBQ Championship. I understand that the activities and functions in which I participate are of a volunteer nature. By this waiver, I assume any risk, and take full responsibility and waive any claims of personal injury, death or damage to personal property, with respect to the Released Parties, in connection with the Holy Cow NCSY Kosher BBQ Championship. I have read, understand and fully agree to the terms of this WAIVER AND RELEASE. I understand and confirm that by signing this WAIVER AND RELEASE I have given up considerable future legal rights. I have signed this WAIVER AND RELEASE freely, voluntarily, under no duress or threat of duress, without inducement, promise or guarantee being communicated to me. My signature is proof of my intention to execute a complete and unconditional WAIVER AND RELEASE of all liability to the full extent of the law. I hereby certify that I am 18 years of age or older, mentally competent to enter into this WAIVER AND RELEASE, and have read the above carefully before signing. I further acknowledge that all team members must sign this waiver (can be done at the event) prior to the start of the competition. Failure of any of my team members to sign will result in the disqualification of my team. Further, I hereby grant permission to The Orthodox Union - NCSY and the Holy Cow NCSY Kosher BBQ Championship, including their agents, representatives, and employees, to use any photographs, video or audio recordings, and any other record of this event for marketing or other legitimate purposes. Lastly, I have read and understood all the rules and regulations governing the Holy Cow NCSY Kosher BBQ Championship, and I agree to abide by all such applicable rules and regulations, and all governing judging procedures.