Here is the language that appears on our standard registration/medical form, which a parent is required to sign on behalf of any registered player before that player may play or practice. This language is subject to change at the direction of AYSO's National Office. Appropriate modifications may be required or treated as having been made in the case of a player who is 18 years old or turns 18 during the season:
I warrant and acknowledge that I am the parent or legal guardian of the player named on this application, a minor (“Player”), and on behalf of myself, Player and our heirs, assigns and next of kin, I hereby enter into the following agreements IN CONSIDERATION OF Player’s being able to participate in any way at practices, games or other activities (“EVENTS”) sanctioned by the American Youth Soccer Organization (“AYSO”).
I, the undersigned parent or legal guardian of the above-named player, a minor (“Player”) hereby authorize each of the coaches, team parents, and/or other officials of AYSO to act as my agents in the capacity of activity supervisors and vehicle drivers, and I authorize each of them as well as the above-identified Emergency Contact to consent to medical, surgical or dental examination and/or treatment. (continued on reverse side)
I HAVE READ THE ABOVE EMERGENCY AUTHORIZATION, AND THE DISCLAIMER, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND WAIVER, AND THE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND CONSENT AGREEMENTS PRINTED ON THE FORM, FULLY UNDERSTAND THE TERMS OF EACH, UNDERSTAND THAT I AND PLAYER HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY MY SIGNING THIS FORM AND AGREEING TO THESE TERMS, AND I SIGN THIS FORM FOR MYSELF AND ON BEHALF OF PLAYER AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY AND WITHOUT INDUCEMENT.
I warrant and acknowledge that I am the parent or legal guardian of the player named in this application, a minor (“Player”), and on behalf of myself, Player and our heirs, assigns and next of kin, I hereby enter into the following agreements IN CONSIDERATION OF Player’s being able to participate in any way at practices, games or other activities (“EVENTS”) sanctioned by the American Youth Soccer Organization (“AYSO”).
I acknowledge that participation in soccer necessarily involves travel, play in adverse field conditions, contact with considerable force, and risk of severe, permanent physical injury including bruises, scrapes, strained, sprained or torn muscles, tendons or ligaments, broken bones, dislocation of joints, concussion, brain damage, nerve and spinal cord injury, paralysis and death. I WILLINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS. I willingly and voluntarily agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation and, if Player or I observe any concern in Player's readiness for participation in the EVENTS, I will remove him/her from participation and bring such concern to the attention of the nearest official immediately and also of the Regional Commissioner as soon as possible thereafter.
I HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS, to the fullest extent permitted by law, AYSO, its players, employees, volunteers, officials, sponsors and other representatives and any and all owners, lessors, lessees or other persons or entities allowing, permitting or authorizing the use of facilities by AYSO and the agents, employees, officers and directors of said persons or entities (“RELEASEES”) from any and all claims, demands, costs, expenses and compensation arising out of or in any way related to an injury or other damage that may result to said participant or to members of my family or my household or individuals I invite or for whom I am otherwise responsible while participating in or present at any of the EVENTS, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE. I further acknowledge that AYSO is primarily administered by volunteers rather than paid professionals.
I further acknowledge and accept that this Disclaimer, Assumption of Risk and Waiver is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the state in which we live and agree that if any portion of this Disclaimer, Assumption of Risk and Waiver is deemed to be invalid, the remainder will continue in full legal force and effect.
Your agreement with the foregoing must be signified by signing in the space indicated on the form.