2021 Registration Form - Tryouts (Simcoe Minor Baseball Association)

Print 2021 Registration Form - Tryouts
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Players Info
  1. Usually from Birth Certificate.
  1. Any questions please contact:

    Jeff Shortt 
    519-420-1275
    [email protected]




  2. Liability Waiver

    On behalf of myself and the player being registered, I recognize that  baseball entails serious risks.  Consequently, except as noted below, I and the player  being registered relinquish all rights to a claim of any kind,  including the right to a claim for bodily and material damages, regardless  of the cause, against Baseball Ontario, its member associations, including  the local association and their respective officers, employees, coaches,  umpires, assignees, agents, representatives, and sponsors, even if such damages  result from negligence of Baseball Ontario, its member associations, including the local association and their respective officers, employees,  coaches, umpires, assignees, agents, representatives, and sponsors.  Without restricting the generality of the preceding, I and the player being  registered also relinquish the right to any claim against Baseball Ontario, its  member associations, including  the local association and  their respective  officers, employees, coaches, umpires, assignees, agents, representatives, and  sponsors resulting from a decision on their part, regardless of the  nature of this decision.  This release of Baseball Ontario, the local association and the other persons  noted above does not preclude myself or the player being registered from  making a claim  under any  sports accident coverage  provided  by Baseball  Ontario and/or  the local association  to  their players.  An overview of  the  current sports accident coverage provided by Baseball Ontario can be found  on the Baseball Ontario website in the Insurance Program Overview. 
  3. OBA Privacy Policy

    WHAT IS THIS PRIVACY ASSURANCE FOR?

    Baseball Ontario’s Privacy Assurance provides an overview of our privacy  principles and practices and seeks your consent to the collection, use and disclosure  of your personal information in the course of providing our  programs and services.  Further details about our privacy principles and practices  may be found in our Privacy Policy available online at  baseballontario.com.  To the extent of any conflict between this Privacy  Insurance and the Privacy Policy, the Privacy Policy shall prevail. 

    DUAL REGISTRATION  

    By registering to play baseball in the Province of Ontario, you are  registering with both the local association you are registering with, and Baseball Ontario.  Baseball Ontario appoints the local association to collect fees on its behalf, included  in the registration fee collected through this process.  No additional monies is  charged to the parent registering locally.  Baseball  Ontario invoices the local association for fees collected. 

    PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION  

    Baseball Ontario strives to protect and respect personal information of its  customers, employees, business partners, and so on in accordance with  all applicable provincial and federal laws. The Privacy Policy applies to all  Personal Information within Baseball Ontario's possession and control. 

    WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION 

    We consider "Personal Information"  to mean any information about an  identified individual  or an individual whose identity may be inferred or  determined from such information, including name, date of birth, address,  phone number, e‐mail address, birth certificate number, etc., other than  business contact information (e.g. name, title, business address, business telephone  number). The Privacy Policy does not cover aggregated data  from which the identity of an individual cannot be determined. Baseball Ontario  retains the right to use aggregated data in any way that it determines appropriate. 

    WHY BASEBALL ONTARIO MAY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION

    Baseball Ontario collects and uses Personal Information solely for the  purpose of conducting its operations and offering its programs and services to  players, coaches, umpires and member associations.  The personal information we ask for will depend upon which services  you may be interested in obtaining.

    HOW BASEBALL ONTARIO COLLECTS AND USES PERSONAL INFORMATION

    Consent to the collection occurs and is obtained when an individual signs  (including electronic submission) an application or other form containing  Personal Information, thereby authorizing Baseball Ontario to collect, use  and disclose the individual's Personal Information for the purposes stated on the  form or in the Why Baseball Ontario May Collect Personal Information section of the Privacy Policy.    

    CONSENT 

    Unless  permitted  by  law,  no  Personal  Information is collected, without  first obtaining the consent of the individual concerned, for the collection, use and  dissemination  of  that  information.  However, we may seek consent to use and  disclose Personal Information after it has been collected in those cases where  Baseball Ontario wishes to use the information for a purpose not identified in The  Privacy Policy or not previously identified or for which the individual concerned has  not previously consented.  By providing Personal Information to Baseball Ontario you agree and consent that we may collect, use and disclose your Personal Information in accordance with The Privacy Policy. In addition, where appropriate,  additional authorizations or consents may be obtained from time to time. In most  cases and subject to legal and contractual restrictions, you are free to refuse or  withdraw your consent at any time upon reasonable,  advance notice. It should be noted that in certain circumstances, certain services  can only be offered if you provide Personal Information to Baseball Ontario.  Consequently, if you choose not provide us with any required Personal Information,  we may not be able to offer you the services requested.  We will inform you of the  consequences of the withdrawal of consent. 

    THE ACCURACY AND RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

    We keep your Personal Information only as long as it is required for the  reasons it was collected. The length of time we retain information varies,  depending on the service and  the nature of the information.  This period may extend beyond the end of a person’s relationship with us but it will be only for so long as it is necessary for us to have sufficient information to respond  to any issues that may arise at a  later date. When your Personal Information is no  longer required for Baseball Ontario’s purposes, we have procedures to destroy, delete, erase or convert it into an anonymous form. 

    WE LIMIT DISCLOSURE 

    We do not disclose your personal information to third parties except  as described in the Privacy Policy or as permitted or required by law, unless such  disclosure is required in order to provide a participant or  member organization with our services.  Please note that there are circumstances  where the use and/or disclosure of Personal Information may be justified or  permitted or where Baseball Ontario is obliged to disclose information without  consent.  Such circumstances may include: Where required by law or by order or  requirement of a court, administrative agency or governmental tribunal;  Where  Baseball Ontario believes, upon reasonable grounds, that it is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of an identifiable person or group; Where it is necessary to establish or collect monies owing to Baseball  Ontario; Where it is necessary to permit Baseball Ontario to pursue available  remedies or limit any damages that we may sustain; or Where the information is public. Where obliged or permitted to disclose information  without consent, Baseball Ontario will not disclose more information than is required. Baseball Ontario does not sell, trade or barter Personal Information. 

    RESOLVING YOUR PRIVACY CONCERNS 
    In the event of questions about:  (i) access to your Personal Information;  (ii) our collection, use, management or disclosure of Personal Information;  or  (iii) The  Privacy Policy;  please contact Baseball Ontario’s privacy officer by sending an e‐mail to [email protected] or calling 519‐740‐3900.
    Baseball Ontario will investigate all complaints and if a complaint is justified, we will take all reasonable steps to resolve the issue. 
  4. Photo Consent

    I authorize my local association and/or their respective staff, associates, assistants, or subcontractors to use photograph(s), video and other media image provided for any local association promotional, educational or other pertinent uses. I also agree to my local association using any images of the named minor(s) gathered by photographers,  and or videographers supplying images to my local association. These images may include, but are not exclusive to, club, coach, athlete and/or parent, and/or volunteer  submissions by various member associations of my local association. I authorize my local association to permit the use and display of photographs and/or recordings of the  named minors in any local association publication, multimedia production, including video and web usage, display, or advertisement. I agree that local association may use  name, likeness, or information supplied by the undersigned. The undersigned releases and forever discharges my local association and their respective officers and  employees from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of said photographs / recordings, including but not limited to, any claims for  invasion of privacy or defamation. 
  5. WE WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT YOU VIA EMAIL

    To improve our communications and service we would like to correspond with you via email. In order to comply with Canadian legislation relating to commercial electronic messages, we are seeking your consent to communicate with you via electronic messages, including email, related to your relationship with Baseball Ontario including team selection, program, membership, promotional materials and other Baseball Ontario information. You may choose not to receive these communications at any time by emailing us at [email protected] 
  6. Rowan’s Law

    Under Rowan's Law, before any player can be registered with the local association and Baseball Ontario, the player, and the parent or legal guardian of the player if the player is under 18 years of age, must review one of the Concussion Education Resources provided by the Province of Ontario and must review the Player Code of Conduct.

    Links to these resources are provided here:

    Concussion Education Resources:

    https://ondeck.baseballontario.com/page/2214/concussion-management 

    Baseball Ontario Player Code of Conduct

    https://www.baseballontario.com/filestore/htmleditattachedfiles/player_code_of_conduct2017- 03-30t09-47-05v001_by_292.pdf 
  7. COVID-19 WAIVER

    WARNING!
    ALL INDIVIDUALS ENTERING THE FACILITY AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN SANCTIONED ACTIVITIES MUST COMPLY WITH THIS DECLARATION.
    Baseball Ontario and its affiliated associations, local associations, clubs, and leagues (collectively the “Organization”) require the disclosure of exposure or illness is in order to safeguard the health and safety of all participants and limit the further spread of COVID-19.
    This Declaration of Compliance will be kept safely, and personal information will not be disclosed unless as required by law or with your consent. An individual (or the individual’s parent/guardian, if the individual is younger than 18 years old) who is unable to agree to the terms outlined in this document is not permitted to enter the Organization’s facilities or participate in the Organization’s activities, programs, or services.
    1) The coronavirus disease COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization and COVID-19 is extremely contagious. The Organization has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and requires all individuals (or their parent/guardian, when applicable) to adhere to the compliance standards described in this document.
    2) The individual has not been diagnosed with COVID-19. OR If the individual was diagnosed with COVID-19, the individual was cleared as noncontagious by provincial or local public health authorities.
    3) If the individual is a front-line worker (such as hospital staff, long term care staff, or other individual who interacts with individuals who have confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19), the individual has worn proper and approved Personal Protective Equipment at all times whenever they interacted with an individual who has a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
    4) If the individual is not a front-line worker, or other individual who interacts with individuals who have confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, they have not been exposed to a person with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
    5) The individual is attending or participating voluntarily and understands the risks associated with COVID-19. The individual (or the individual’s parent/guardian, on behalf of the individual (when applicable)) agrees to assume those risks, including but not limited to exposure and being infected.
    6) The individual has not, nor has anyone in the individual’s household, experienced any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 14 days (including fever, new or worsening cough, fatigue, chills and body aches, respiratory illness, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, pink eye, or loss of taste or smell).
    7) If the individual experiences, or if anyone in the individual’s household experiences, any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 after submitting this Declaration of Compliance, the individual will immediately isolate, notify the Organization, and not attend any of the Organization’s facilities, activities, programs or services until at least 14 days have passed since those symptoms were last experienced.
    8) The individual has not, nor has any member of the individual’s household, travelled to or had a layover in any country outside Canada, or in any province outside of Ontario in the past 14 days. If the individual travels, or if anyone in the individual’s household travels, outside of Ontario after submitting this Declaration of Compliance, the individual will not attend any of the Organization’s facilities, activities, programs or services until at least 14 days have passed since the date of return.
    9) The individual is following recommended guidelines, including but not limited to, practicing physical distancing, trying to maintain separation of six feet from others, adhering to recognized hygiene best practices, and otherwise limiting exposure to COVID-19.
    10) The individual will follow the safety, physical distancing and hygiene protocols of the Organization.
    11) The individual will bring their own personal items and personal equipment (such as water bottles, bags, towels, etc.) at their discretion and will not share their personal items or equipment with other individuals.
    12) This document will remain in effect until the Organization, per the direction of the provincial government and provincial health officials, determines that the acknowledgements in this Declaration of Compliance are no longer required.
    13) The Organization may remove the individual from the facility or from participation in the activities, programs or services of the Organization at any time and for any reason if the Organization believes, in its sole discretion, that the individual is no longer in compliance with any of the standards described in this document.
  8. BASEBALL ONTARIO INFORMED CONSENT AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT

    (To be executed by parents/guardians of Participants who are younger than 18 years old)
    WARNING! Please read carefully! By signing this document, you will assume certain risks and responsibilities

    1. This is a binding legal agreement. Clarify any questions or concerns before signing. Prior to participating, an individual who is younger than the age of majority and who wants to participate in the sport of baseball and the activities, programs, classes and services provided by, and/or in the events sponsored or organized by Baseball Ontario and its affiliated associations, local associations, clubs, and leagues which may include but is not limited to: competitions, tournaments, practices, training, personal or strength training, dry land training, training using machines or weights, nutritional and dietary programs, orientational or instructional sessions or lessons, and aerobic and anaerobic conditioning programs (collectively the “Activities”) must have their legal parent/guardian (“the Parties”) acknowledge and agree to the terms outlined in this agreement.
    2. The undersigned acknowledges and agrees that they are a parent/guardian of the Participant and have full legal responsibility for the decisions of the Participant.

    Disclaimer

    3. Baseball Ontario and its affiliated associations, local associations, clubs, leagues and their respective Directors, Officers, committee members, members, employees, coaches, volunteers, officials, participants, agents, sponsors, owners/operators of the facilities in which the Activities take place, and representatives (collectively the “Organization”) are not responsible for any injury, property damage, death, expense, loss of income, damage or loss of any kind suffered by the Participant during, or as a result of, the Activities.  

    Description and Acknowledgement of Risks

    4. The Parties understand and acknowledge that: a) The Activities have foreseeable and unforeseeable inherent risks, hazards and dangers that no amount of care, caution or expertise can eliminate, including without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury, permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life b) The Organization may offer or promote online programming (such as webinars, remote conferences, workshops, and online training) which have different foreseeable and unforeseeable risks than in-person programming c) The Organization has a difficult task to ensure safety and it is not infallible. the Organization may be unaware of the Participant’s fitness or abilities, may give incomplete warnings or instructions, may misjudge weather or environmental  conditions, and the equipment being used might malfunction d) (COVID-19) The COVID-19 disease has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization and COVID-19 is extremely contagious. The Organization has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Organization cannot guarantee that the Participant will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, participating in the Activities could increase the Participant’s risk of contracting COVID-19

    5. The Participant is participating voluntarily in the Activities. In consideration of that participation, the Parties hereby acknowledge that they are aware of the risks, dangers and hazards and may be exposed to such risks, dangers and hazards. The Parties understand that the Organization may fail to safeguard or protect the Participant from the risks, dangers and hazards of the Activities, some of which are listed below. The risks, dangers and hazards include, but are not limited to: a) Health: executing strenuous and demanding physical techniques; physical exertion; overexertion; stretching; dehydration; fatigue; cardiovascular workouts; rapid movements and stops; lack of fitness or conditioning; traumatic injury; sprains and fractures, spinal cord injuries, bacterial infections; rashes; and the transmission of communicable diseases, including viruses of all kinds, COVID-19, bacteria, parasites or other organisms or any mutation thereof b) Premises: defective, dangerous or unsafe condition of the facilities; falls; collisions with objects, fences, sprinklers, equipment or persons; dangerous, unsafe, or irregular conditions the grass, diamond, or other surfaces; extreme weather conditions and lightning; and travel to and from the premises c) Use of equipment: mechanical failure of the equipment; negligent design or manufacture of the equipment; the provision of or the failure by the Organization to provide any warnings, directions, instructions or guidance as to the use of the equipment; failure to wear safety or protective equipment; and failure to use or operate equipment within the Participant’s own ability d) Contact: contact with fences, bleachers, the ground, bases, bats, balls, other equipment, vehicles, or other persons; and other contact that may lead to serious bodily injury, including but not limited to concussions and/or other brain injury or serious spinal injur e) Advice: negligent advice regarding the Activities f) Ability: failing to act safely or within the Participant’s own ability or within designated areas g) Sport: the sport of baseball and its inherent risks, including but not limited to being hit by the ball or a bat, injuries incurred while running or sliding, collision with umpires or other participants, slipping on or tripping over a base, and entering or leaving the dugout area, bullpen, batting cage, or bleachers h) Cyber: privacy breaches; hacking; and technology malfunction or damage i) Conduct: the Participant’s conduct and conduct of other persons including any physical altercation between participants j) Travel: travel to and from the Activities  

    Terms

    6. In consideration of the Organization allowing the Participant to participate in the Activities, the Parties agree: a) That when the Participant practices or trains in their own space, the Parties are responsible for the Participant’s surroundings and the location and equipment that is selected for the Participant b) That the Participant’s mental and physical condition is appropriate to participate in the Activities and the Parties assume all risks related to the Participant’s mental and physical condition c) To comply with the rules and regulations for participation in the Activities d) To comply with the rules of the facility or equipment e) That if the Participant observes an unusual significant hazard or risk, the Participant will remove themselves from participation and bring their observations to a representative of the Organization immediately f) The risks associated with the Activities are increased when the Participant is impaired and the Participant will not participate if impaired in any way; g) That it is their sole responsibility to assess whether any Activities are too difficult for the Participant. By the Participant commencing an Activity, they acknowledge and accept the suitability and conditions of the Activity h) That they are responsible for the choice of the Participant’s safety or protective equipment and the secure fitting of that equipment i) (COVID-19) That COVID-19 is contagious in nature and the Participant may be exposed to, or infected by, COVID-19 and such exposure may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, or death

    7. In consideration of the Organization allowing the Participant to participate, the Parties agree: a) That the Parties are not relying on any oral or written statements made by the Organization or their agents, whether in brochure or advertisement or in individual conversations, to agree to participate in the Activities b) That the Organization is not responsible or liable for any damage to the Participant’s vehicle, property, or equipment that may occur as a result of the Activities c) That this Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by law of the Province of Ontario and if any portion thereof is held invalid, the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect

    Jurisdiction

    8. The Parties agree that in the event that they file a lawsuit against the Organization, they agree to do so solely in the Province of Ontario and they further agree that the substantive law of the Province of Ontario will apply without regard to conflict of law rules.
  9. I certify the above information to be true and give consent to the above player to play baseball for the Simcoe Minor Baseball Association (SMBA).
    We agree to abide by the rules and regulations as stated in Baseball Ontario and SMBA Constitution and Playing Rules.
    I understand that Baseball Ontario and SMBA are not responsible for any injury to my child.
    I hereby grant permission to SMBA to use pictures of my child, for the express purpose of promotion of SMBA programs and to post pictures of my son/daughter, on the SMBA website. 
    By clicking the box below, I am agreeing to receiving emails and correspondence from SMBA about programs and opportunities provided by SMBA.

Human Validation
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