Terms & Conditions and Waiver

  1. I understand that I must not compete in this event unless I have trained and prepared appropriately for it. My physical condition has been verified by a medical practitioner or I confidently believe that I am sufficiently fit and healthy to compete in this event.
  2. I acknowledge that the Orewa Beach Series involves the real risk of serious injury or even death from various causes including overexertion, heart attack, equipment failure, dehydration, hypothermia or accidents with other competitors.
  3. By taking part, I accept all risks necessarily flowing from my participation which could result in loss of life or permanent injury. Accordingly, I release all persons or corporations associated directly or indirectly with the conduct of the event from all claims demands and proceedings arising out of my participation and I hereby indemnify them against all liability (including liability for their negligence and/or recklessness and the negligence and/or recklessness of others) for all injury, loss or damage arising out of or connected with my participation in this event. This release shall extend to and include 45 Events Limited and their respective directors, partners, managers, officers, agents, contractors, employees and volunteers including medical and paramedical personnel appointed for the event, the owners, licensees and occupiers of land upon which the event or any part of it is conducted, any statutory body or local authority having control over any land upon which the event or any part of it is conducted or which is involved directly or indirectly with the event in any manner whatsoever and promoters, sponsors and event organisers. This release and indemnity continues forever and binds my heirs, executors, personal representative and assigns.
  4. I consent to receiving any medical treatment that the event organisers think is necessary during or after the event.
  5. I acknowledge that safety precautions undertaken by organisers (such as course supervision, event safety briefing) are a service to me and other competitors, but are not a guarantee of safety.
  6. I accept that I am required to carefully read the Event Safety Briefing and the Rules & Regulations available to read on the Orewa Beach Reserve or here before my next event, attend and listen to all compulsory pre-event safety briefings and to immediately seek clarification on anything which is not entirely clear to me from an event official.
  7. I consent to the event organisers using my name, image and likeness before, during or after the event for event promotional purposes in any media, for broadcasting or reporting purposes in any media.
  8. I understand that I am fully responsible for the security of my personal possessions at the event.
  9. I accept my registration is not transferable to other people, is non-refundable and can not be used at the Beach Series event in Takapuna.
  10. I agree to my name and contact details being included on the event database of my chosen event(s). These may be used for promotional purposes by event stakeholders. I understand I can unsubscribe from this at any time.
  11. I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to tell the registration staff before my next event if I choose to compete in an event other than my chosen default event, otherwise my time and points may be void.
  12. I agree to abide by all event rules and directions issued by the event organiser.
  13. I acknowledge that by reason of circumstances beyond the control of the event directors, it may become necessary or desirable to change the format, location or date of the event, and if that occurs, I consent to the changes and I agree that each and every of the conditions herein set out shall apply to that changed event.
  14. Due to the committed outgoing costs, if the event is cancelled due to poor weather, rough seas, natural disaster or any other condition beyond the control of the organisers, I accept that only full season pass holders will be refunded or credited the entry fee paid for the cancelled event. If an event is ‘postponed’ and added on to the end of the series, I accept that my entry fee will not be refunded if I’m unable to make these additional events. I accept that to avoid a cancelled or postponed event, an event may be moved to the back up location of Stanmore Bay Reserve.
  15. I hereby certify that I am 18 years of age or older. (See below for younger competitors).
  16. If I am younger than 18 years of age, I will have these Terms & Conditions and Waiver viewed and signed by my legal guardian (offline entries) or agreed (through the online entry process) which will in effect give consent for me to compete in this event. Legal guardians of children under the age of 18, confirm that their children are confident and capable of completing their chosen event. Parental guidance is required.
  17. I accept that I must wear an electronic timing chip to compete in this event. It is my responsibility to ensure this is secured to my ankle before my event. I must not swap my timing chip with another participant. If I do not return my chip after finishing my event each week (participants taking part in single events only) or after I have finished using it for the season (participants taking part in multiple events) I accept that, for its replacement, $30 will be deducted from my credit card (if details held by event organisers) or I will pay for the transponder directly. If my transponder is returned after being charged event organisers will provide a full refund of the $30
  18. I accept that discounts, promotional codes or general promotions can not be combined, and the highest of the discount codes will be redeemable (assuming you are eligible to use that discount code)
  19. I accept that if I have taken part in the Orewa Beach Series before that I am unable to claim a promotional free entry. ie. for signing up for the newsletter, Bring a Buddy etc
  20. I consent to the event organisers, or any companies contracted by them, to fly a drone (for filming and promotional purposes) above or around me during my event.