Disclaimer / Waiver

Participants and or spectators by virtue of entering and attending an On The Floor event, give their permission and consent to On The Floor and the directors of On The Floor to use without any compensation whatsoever their images or photographs or appear in videos or any other electronic or print media for advertising, news coverage, or any other commercial use of our events. Any participant/performer competing in an On The Floor dance competition or any dancer or instructor attending an On The Floor dance event or online event takes certain and inherent risks. These may include but are not limited to sprains, bruises, broken bones, and pulled muscles. Participation in any On The Floor event indicates the acceptance of such risk by the participants. On The Floor assumes that all participants are in good health and fit for the competition/programming. On The Floor and the hosting facility are not responsible for personal injury, property loss, potential exposure to COVID-19 or contraction of COVID-19, including but not limited to any and all participants and/or spectators. By participating or attending an OTF live-event the participate/spectator is assuming all risks related to the potential exposure to COVID-19 and will not hold On The Floor liable in this regard. Each and every participate attending a live in-person On The Floor event must sign an On The Floor waiver prior to participating. Waivers for individual signatures are provided and distributed through Dance Studio’s directly. Each and every participate attending an online programming event must read and accept the terms set out in the Participant Consent, Release and Waiver of Liability Online Programming form which is available prior at time of registration.  In addition, copies of waivers/forms are set out below.

If an OTF event is postponed, cancelled, or otherwise cannot be held for any reason whatsoever, subscribing studios will receive full credit towards another OTF event. No refunds will be issued for any reason whatsoever.

Indemnification and Release of Liability

By virtue of being allowed to attend an On The Floor event, each participant/dancer agrees and/or through their legal guardian if they are 18 years or under agrees:

  • TO PROVIDE an updated signed On The Floor Waiver for the year they are participating;
  • TO ASSUME AND ACCEPT ALL RISKS arising out of, associated with, or related to participating in such event, even though such risks may have been caused by the negligence of the hosting facility, On The Floor or their officers, directors, employees, agents or other representatives (all of whom are hereafter collectively referred to as the “Releasees”);
  • TO BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE which they might sustain while participating in such event, even though such injury, loss or damage may have been caused by the negligence of the Releasees;
  • TO RELEASE ​​the Releasees from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense they may suffer or that their next of kin may suffer as a result of their participation in the event, due to any cause whatsoever;
  • TO RELEASE the Releasees from any liability of exposure to or contracting of COVID-19 during an On The Floor event;
  • TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY the Releasees from​:
    • (i) all liability for any damage to the personal property of, or personal injury to any third party resulting from participants participation in the event and all related activities; and
    • (ii) any and all claims, demands, actions, and costs which might arise out of the participants participating in the event, even though such claims, demands, actions and costs may have been caused by the negligence of the Releasees.