CODE OF CONDUCT & SAFETY POLICY
For the duration of the New York Fencing Academy Camps, the camper agrees to abide by the following Code of Conduct and Safety Policies:
1. I WILL NOT BRING, ACCEPT, OR INDULGE IN ILLEGAL DRUGS OR ALCOHOL OF ANY KIND.
2. I WILL FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS AND DIRECTIONS OF DESIGNATED COACHES AND SUPERVISORS AT ALL TIMES.
3. I WILL ACT WITH PROPER RESPECT AND DECORUM TOWARDS MY HOSTS, TEAM MATES, ALL OTHER FENCERS, COACHES, PARENTS AND STAFF.
4. I WILL KEEP MY ACCOMMODATIONS CLEAN AND REASONABLY NEAT.
5. I WILL NOT USE PROFANE LANGUAGE.
6. I WILL RESPECT AND OBEY USFA RULES.
7. I WILL ABIDE BY THE FOLLOWING SAFETY POLICIES:
Fencing weapons must be carried with points down or in a fencing bag
Any illness, injury, or medical problems must be reported to the instructor before lesson/practice starts, or during the camp
Warm up and stretches are required before a lesson or practice. Arrive 15 minutes early for it
Rough play or dangerous actions are prohibited whether intentional or not
Walking or standing close to the fencers when blades are raised or in motion is prohibited
Mask, glove, fencing jacket, knickers, plastron, chest protector for female, and athletic shoes must be worn when fencing
Any person not abiding by these safety rules may be subject to expulsion
I understand that if I violate the Code of Conduct or Safety Policies that I can be dismissed from practice or dismissed from the camp. Decisions in each particular case of violation will be made by camp management, may not be appealed, and no refund of fees will be given.
If request to cancel is received by 5/20/18, NYFA credit will be issued for full amount paid. If cancelled 5/21-6/18/18, a $500 administration fee applies and NYFA credit will be issued for remainder of balance paid. If cancelled 6/19/18 or later, all fees are non-refundable. NYFA reserves the right to cancel a camp for any reason, in which case, refunds will be issued.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY
Upon registering for this Summer Camp, I agree to abide by the current rules and safety regulations of the USA Fencing Association, New York Fencing Academy (“NYFA”), camp management and organizers, and facilities owners. Failure to follow these rules and regulations will result in expulsion and no refund of fees will be made. Expulsion is at the sole discretion of the camp management and organizers, and the decision may not be appealed. I understand and appreciate that participation in any sporting activity carries a risk to me of serious injury, including permanent paralysis or death. Upon signing below, I voluntarily and knowingly recognize, accept and assume
this risk and release NYFA, their managers, organizers, instructors, coaches, staff, and owners from any liability. I understand that reasonable measures will be taken to safeguard the health and safety of the group. I have read and understand the forgoing statements and agree to assume the responsibility stated and waive all claims.
PHOTOGRAPH, SOUND, VIDEO RELEASE
I give my permission to use photographs, video, sound of the adults and minors named on this form for publicity, promotion, news releases, videos, and web use. This might also apply to the written composition or visual art of the minor if it is published. I hereby release and discharge NYFA from any and all claims arising out of the use of the photographs, video, sound that I or the minor child listed may have in this regard.
CONSENT FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT
The Parent/Guardian represent that the Camper is in good physical condition and has no physical or mental health problems that will preclude or inhibit participation in Summer Camp activities. I hereby give consent to NYFA, their management, organizers or representatives to obtain medical care from any licensed physician, hospital or clinic and/or provide other necessary medical services for the above-named camper at my expense for any injury or illness that may arise during any activities associated with the Summer Camp. In the event of sickness or accidents, I will not hold NYFA, owners, camp managers and organizers, or staff responsible. I agree to pay for those medical services that are deemed necessary by medical authorities. I understand it is my responsibility to provide medical insurance coverage for the camper.