Captains Letter

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CAPTAINíS RESPONSIBILITY

1. It is the captainís responsibility to make sure:

  • a) Players have filled in the team card correctly, including home and work numbers, signatures.
  • b) Tick off players taking the court each and every game. (All required for insurance cover).
  • c) Collect and pay any game fees. Please pay before you play.

2. All payments must be made in one team payment. We offer a special discount of 10% if your team (all players) pays in full by 3rd game. Teams are required to pay full team payment even if your team is short.

  • 3. If your team is short of a player you may ring the centre and we shall do our best to help you find a player to fill in.
  • 4. Please remember we are OPEN on most Public Holidays.
  • 5. By registering a team in our competition you have committed yourselves to a 15 week season. Any outstanding monies will be invoiced to the captain or person within the team.

PLAYERS RESPONSIBILITIES

Players are required to participate in the spirit of the games they play and must show levels of sportsmanship. Management, Staff and umpires reserve the right to remove players from games and the center in any circumstance.

Players that are aggressive towards other players and or staff members will be asked to leave the center and a suspensions or full ban may be implemented. Management reserves the right to ban anyone from the sports facility.

We take threats and abuse very seriously. Any players deemed to be threatening will be removed immediately and further action may be sought.

FORFEITS

Should your team be unable to play one of our scheduled games, contact the centre and they may be able to help you with fill-in players.

  • (a) Forfeits should only occur in extreme cases. Please contact us if you are having problems with times or team numbers as we may be able to help you. We have fill-in players that may come down to help your team out.
  • (b) Should a team have to forfeit a game, a fee will be imposed. This fee must be paid before your next game.
  • (c) At all times, management will do their best to help all parties involved in all of the above, and will use their discretion in forming a final outcome.

GRADING AND DRAWS

1. At all times management will endeavor to grade as fairly and evenly as possible. However there are always the occasional few teams that cannot fit info the perfect grade and will be allocated to the most appropriate grade available.

2. Draws will be allocated after week 5. Management will also reserve the right to adjust and correct draws as the teams and grades may change during the season.

UMPIRES AND REFEREES

At all times management will endeavor to allocate umpires/referees according to grade and qualification. All umpires/referees go through continual training and testing. We ask all teams to respect umpires and their decisions. If at any time you have a question or need a clarification of the rules, please approach management for assistance. No abuse of umpires/referees will be tolerated! Any player who infringes this rule will be sent from the court. Possibly suspended.

FINALS

Players must have played 1/3 of their team games to qualify for the finals. A team must play at least half of the season games to qualify to play in finals. Captains please note that the Semi-finals & Grand-finals for the season will be played on the same night as you would normally play. You may need to qualify extra players, in case of injury, illness or work commitments, etc.

PLAYERS INSURANCE AND INJURY

Players are only covered by injury insurance if registered on team cards. Injury insurance covers players up to a maximum of $1500 for personal injury. If players require higher levels of cover they must seek personal insurance.

Players filling in must be entered on a team card to be covered by insurance. Any player that is not entered onto a team card or that has not signed a team card will not be covered by insurance.

Indoor sports is a dangerous activity and may cause serious injury or death. Any players that participate at Brisbane City Indoor Sports do so at their own risk. Management and all staff hold no responsibility for injury, death or loss of personal property.

All injuries must be reported to management and games counter staff at time of injury. Players must fill in an injury incident report before leaving the sports center in order to receive player insurance. Management reserve the right to refuse insurance to any players that do not fill in an incident report.

MANAGEMENT

Management & staff reserve the right to remove any players from the center at anytime without cause or reason.

Liability and Indemnity

By participating in sports at Brisbane City Indoor Sports you herby agree to the following terms of indemnity and liability.

TO: Brisbane City Indoor Sports, its owners, volunteers, directors, officers, employees, trainers, instructors, agents, officials, independent contractors, servants, and representatives.

DEFINITIONS: In this agreement:

  • The term ‚ÄúINDOOR SPORTS‚ÄĚ includes but is not limited to Indoor Sporting activities, Soccer, Netball, Beach Volleyball, Beach Tennis, Cricket, Dodgeball, Any sport or activity played inside the Indoor Sport facility, training, functions, bookings, Sport, equipment, umpires, staff, directors, owners and any other associate of Brisbane City Indoor Sports or activity provided to the athlete (Hereafter referred to as BCIS).
  • The term ‚ÄúINJURY‚ÄĚ shall refer to all forms of physical, mental, and emotional injury in any way related to athletic activity and transportation activities including, but not limited to: death, breaks, strains, lacerations, dislocations, exercise induced rhabdomyolisis, heart failure, concussion, frostbite, hypothermia, heat illness, dehydration, trauma, anxiety, and fears.
  • The term ‚ÄúWE‚ÄĚ includes but is not limited to myself and all my team members present, past and future. I understand that it is my responsibility to pass these terms on to my team members and accept responsibility on their behalf.

DISCLAIMER:

BCIS and their owners, volunteers, directors, officers, employees, trainers, instructors, agents, officials, independent contractors, and representatives are not responsible for any death, injury, loss, or damage of any kind suffered by any person while using BCIS facilities, participating in or watching BCIS activities, caused in any manner whatsoever including, but not limited to, the negligence of BCIS.

I am aware that athletic activities have inherent dangers and risks including but not limited to the potential for serious personal injury or death caused by any BCIS athletic activities or any condition of the facilities or equipment of BCIS, some of which include:

  • Transient light-headedness, fainting, abnormal blood pressure, chest discomfort, muscle cramps, muscle soreness, pain, discomfort, fatigue, nausea, heart failure, exercise induced rhabdomyolisis, and so forth;
  • All manner of injury resulting from slipping or falling, either roped or unroped, while jumping, skipping, running, walking, lifting, climbing, and impacting against the floor, walls, equipment, other athletes, or any permanent or temporary fixtures or equipment;
  • Abrasion, entanglement, lacerations, bruising, dislocation, and other injuries resulting from activities on or near stands, racks, weight bars, pull up bars, walls, ropes, cargo nets, medicine balls, and plyo boxes;
  • Injuries resulting from falling athletes or objects such as weights, dumbbells, bars, medicine balls, ropes, and so forth or by any objects dropped by other persons conducting athletic activities or assisting others;
  • Failure of the equipment, attachments, anchors, ropes, harnesses, balls, bats, netting, flooring;
  • And, I do hereby further acknowledge and agree:

    • That the athletic activities we are participating in requires a moderate to high degree of effort, are designed to be high intensity, and are intended to maximally challenge my cardiovascular endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, speed, power, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy;
    • That we will honestly represent my level of fitness, health, nutrition, use of medication, medical history, and current physical, mental, and medical condition to BCIS;
    • That although BCIS takes steps to reduce the risks and increase the safety of all athletic activities, it is not possible for BCIS to make these athletic activities completely safe;
    • That I am personally responsible for myself and my team preparation prior to athletic activities, myself and my teams concentration and attention during these athletic activities, and for myself and my teams post activity rest and recovery;
    • That we will learn and obey the rules and regulations of BCIS, and that I will follow the instructions and directions of BCIS during athletic activities;
    • That we will inform BCIS immediately should I feel any pain, discomfort, fatigue, nausea or other symptoms that I may suffer during and immediately after athletic activities.
    • That we may stop participating at any time and that I may be directed to stop by BCIS should I display noticeable signs of distress.
    • That we consent to receive first aid and medical treatment by the BCIS in the event of an accident, injury or illness during athletic activity.
    • That BCIS may videotape, audiotape, or photograph you for instructional and promotional purposes without payment of any kind to you and without further notice to you or permission from you.
    • Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risk, Indemnity Agreement, and Jurisdiction Agreement RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

      In consideration of BCIS, allowing myself and my team to participate in BCIS Athletic Activities, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is acknowledged, I hereby agree as follows:

      • TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that we have or may have in the future against Brisbane City Indoor Sports and their owners, volunteers, directors, officers, employees, trainers, instructors, agents, officials, independent contractors, servants, representatives, successors and assigns (all of whom are hereinafter referred to as the ‚ÄúRELEASEES‚ÄĚ) and TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any loss, damage, expense or injury including death that I may suffer or that my next of kin may suffer as a result of mysekf and my teams participation in athletic and transportation activity, DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE, ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES, AND INCLUDING THE FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT MYSELF AND MY TEAM FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES;
      • TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any property damage or personal injury to any third party resulting from myself and my teams participation in Athletic Activities;
      • TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any costs they may incur for medical costs, emergency transportation, and litigation resulting from myself and my teams participation in Athletic Activities;
      • That this Agreement shall be effective and binding upon myself and my teams heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives, in the event of my death or incapacity;
      • This Agreement and any rights, duties and obligations as between the parties to this Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws of QLD Australia and no other jurisdiction; and
      • Any litigation involving the parties to this Agreement shall be brought solely within QLD and shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of QLD.
      • In entering into this Agreement I am not relying on any oral or written representations or statements made by BCIS with respect to the safety of athletic activities other than what is set forth in this Agreement.
      • I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS AGREEMENT PRIOR TO PLAYING SPORT AT BRISBANE CITY INDOOR SPORTS. I AM AWARE THAT BY playing any sports at Brisbane City Indoor Sports that I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH I, MY TEAM MEMBERS INCLUDING MINE AND MY TEAM MEMBERS HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, ASSIGNS AND REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST BCIS.

        Privacy and protection of information: WE WILL NOT SELL OR RELEASE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

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