RELEASE FOR USE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC AND VIDEO IMAGES
It is my understanding that Appalachian State University
("ASU" or the "University") will host the Annual People of the Planet
Soccer Tournament as part of the University's Diversity Celebration. The
Tournament, which will be held at the Watauga High School (or
at the altrnate soccer field on make-up day),
will bring together ASU and local players from around the world to celebrate diversity on the soccer field.
In addition to adult teams, the Tournament will include soccer matches for boys and girls ages 5 through 14.
I understand that various photographers will be taking pictures of the matches and the spectators for news
reporting, publicity for future tournaments, and similar uses. In the event that I or my child is
photographed for these purposes, I hereby grant to Appalachian State University (hereafter referred
to as "ASU"), its legal representatives and assigns, and those acting with its permission, or its employees,
the right and permission to use and/or copyright, reuse and/or publish, display, and republish photographic
or digital pictures or images of me or my child, or reproductions thereof, in color or black and white, made
through any media by ASU, for display and other purposes, including the use of any printed matter in
For myself and on behalf of my child, I hereby waive any right to inspect or approve the finished photograph,
video, or copy or printed matter that may be used in conjunction therewith or to the eventual use that it
might be applied.
For myself and on behalf of my child, I hereby release, discharge and agree to save harmless the State
of North Carolina, the University of North Carolina, ASU, and their respective representatives, assigns,
employees or any person or persons (including the photographers), corporation or corporations,
acting under either of their permission or authority, or any person, persons, corporation
or corporations, for whom either of them might be acting, including any firm publishing,
displaying, and/or distributing the finished product, in whole or in part, from and against any
liability as a result of any distortion, blurring, or alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite
form, either intentionally or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the taking, processing or
reproduction of the finished product, its publication or distribution of the same, even should the
same subject me or my child (or ward) to ridicule, scandal, reproach, scorn or indignity.
My child (or ward) is less than eighteen years of age.
I HAVE READ THE FOREGOING RELEASE, AUTHORIZATION AND AGREEMENT, BEFORE AFFIXING MY SIGNATURE BELOW, AND WARRANT THAT I FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CONTENTS THEREOF.