Volunteer with MMA Creative

World Food Championships

November 7th - 11th, 2018

Please check out the opportunities and tasks we have available as of today. We are adding more spots as needed so if you see something you are interested in check back soon as we post shifts. Feel free to schedule yourself accordingly for all desired shifts. If you are volunteering with a large group please feel free to contact Tara McMeans at the email below if you have any questions about signing up.

Before and after shifts you are welcome to relax in our Volunteer Hospitality Room for refreshments and snacks. Upon check in, you will receive a WFC Volunteer T-Shirt to wear onsite and to take home with you. Just a small reminder of your gracious participation with us!

Once you have chosen any and all of the volunteer shifts you would like to be involved with, you will receive a confirmation email of these specific dates and tasks. If you do not receive this confirmation soon after your submission, please contact tara@worldfoodchampionships.com to ensure you have been added to our Volunteer database.

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This Release and Waiver of Liability (the "Release") executed on this day of , 2018, by (the "Participant") hereby releases the following Persons and Entities, MMA Creative, their partners and respective parent, related, affiliated, and subsidiary companies and the officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns of each (the "Released Parties").

The Participant desires to provide services and engage in activities related to serving as a participant of The World Food Championships (the "Event") in Orange Beach, A.L., the above named Participant hereby agrees as follows:

1. WAIVER AND RELEASE: I, the Participant, release and forever discharge and hold harmless the above listed entities from any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter, arise from the services I provide. I understand and acknowledge that this Release discharges from any liability or claim that I may have with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the services I am providing for The Event.

2. INSURANCE: Further I understand that none of the above participating entities assumes any responsibility for or obligation to provide me with financial or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health or disability benefits or insurance of any nature in the event of my injury, illness, death or damage to my property. I expressly waive any such claim for compensation or liability on the part of the participating entities.

3. MEDICAL TREATMENT: I hereby Release and forever discharge the participating entities from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first-aid treatment or other medical services rendered in connection with an emergency during my tenure as a Participant with the Event.

4. ASSUMPTION OF RISKS: I understand that the services I provide to the Event may include activities that may be hazardous to me including, but not limited to involving inherently dangerous activities. As a Participant, I hereby expressly assume the risk of injury or harm from these activities and Release ALL participating entities from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the services I provide as a Participant or occurring while I am providing volunteer services for The Event.

5. FOOD ALLERGIES: An environment free of allergens, including but not limited to food allergens, cannot be guaranteed for anyone at the Event. Therefore, the Released Parties cannot guarantee that any particular food product, preparation area, or cooking area are free of all traces of any particular allergen, that consumption of a food product will not result in some form of allergic reaction, or that the Participant will not come into contact with any allergens while at the Event and participating in the Event. The undersigned acknowledges and agrees that he/she is aware of such risks and that participation in the Event will expose the Participant to food, activities and persons that may result in exposure to allergens and injury and, in that regard and assuming such risks, the undersigned hereby fully releases and discharges the Released Parties from any and all liability and/or responsibility to the Event, the undersigned, or any third party for death and/or injuries to the Participant, and/or any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, or any damages that arise out of or relate to Participant's participation before, during, or after the Event.

The Event will do their best to ensure that a Participant is not given items that they are allergic to. However, the Event cannot guarantee that a Participant will not come in contact or receive items with allergens, by any means.

6. PHOTO AND VIDEO RELEASE: I grant and convey to the event organizers all right, title, and interests in any and all photographs, images, video, audio in connection with my involvement with the Event.

7. OTHER: As a Participant, I expressly agree that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Alabama and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee. I agree that in the event that any clause or provision of this Release is deemed invalid, the enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Release shall not be affected.

APPEARANCE RELEASE - World Food Championships & MMA Creative
This release is made to allow MMA Creative ("Producer") to include me as a guest/participant in a production tentatively entitled "World Food Championships" (the "Programming"). I am giving this release in consideration for Producer allowing me to participate as a guest/participant in the Programming and I recognize that my signature on this release is a condition of Producer permitting me to be a guest/participant in the Programming. I agree that Producer may tape and photograph me and record my voice and conversation including quotes, paraphrases, sounds, and any performance of musical composition(s), for use in and in connection with the Programming (my "Participation"). I also understand and agree that this Programming is a non-guild production and there will be no residual or any other type of payment due in connection with my Participation. I acknowledge and agree that the Programming may contain information, statements, or representations ("Information") relating to me of a personal, private, disparaging, embarrassing and/or unfavorable nature, and that such Information may be summarized, edited, or modified in a manner that may be misleading or untrue. I further acknowledge that the Information may expose me, my family, and/or others to public ridicule or embarrassment. I voluntarily agree to participate in the Programming with full knowledge of the foregoing and freely and voluntarily assume all risk associated therewith.

I agree that Producer shall be the exclusive owner of all copyright and other rights in and to the Programming, my Participation, and any excerpts therefrom, and that Producer will have the exclusive right to use, and license or otherwise authorize others to use, them, in any manner Producer wishes and in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered or developed, in perpetuity, throughout the universe. I further irrevocably agree that Producer may use and license others to use my name, voice, likeness and any biographical facts which may have been provided to Producer, in connection with the Programming, and for advertising, publicity, marketing, promotional and commercial tie-in purposes in connection with the Programming and/or any other works based upon the Programming, all allied ancillary and subsidiary rights therein and thereto (including, without limitation, merchandising and commercial tie-in rights), or any other use of the Programming, as well as in or in connection with promotional materials for the network on which the Programming is exhibited (the "Network"), its programming services, affiliates and sponsors, other Network programs and for the institutional purposes of the cable industry generally, in all media now known or hereafter devised. I confirm that, to the best of my knowledge any statements made by me during my Participation will be true and will not violate or infringe upon any third party's rights.

I acknowledge that I may learn secrets, creativity, intrigue, confidential and proprietary material, rules and information, including, without limitation, information concerning or relating to the Program, Producer, Network or any individual appearing or providing services in connection with the Programming, the events contained in the Programming, the outcome of the Programming, the method(s) of production of the Programming, and any other information that I may hear, read or otherwise acquire or learn as a result of my participation in connection with the Programming and that I will come into close contact with many other confidential and proprietary affairs, information and material of Producer and its licensees not readily available to the public (collectively, the "Confidential Information"). I agree that I will not directly or indirectly use, discuss or disclose to any party or authorize any party to directly or indirectly use, discuss or disclose any Confidential Information at any time (i.e., prior to, during, or after the taping of the Programming). I agree to keep and retain in strictest confidence all Confidential Information. I understand that Producer and Network will control the issuance of all publicity and press releases related to the Programming or otherwise. I agree not to participate in any publicity (including, without limitation, any print communications or online communications including YouTube, Twitter or Facebook postings), press release or to speak with the press in any respect in connection with the Programming or otherwise without the express consent of the Producer and/or Network.

I understand and appreciate that my participation in the Programming may expose me to emotionally difficult scenarios and hazardous activities such as potential food safety and health risks. I have freely consented to the conduct described herein and assumes the risks thereof, and that such claims or causes of action are included in those that are released under this Agreement. I understand that Network, Producer and their designees shall not be responsible for any harm or damage that I may suffer as a result of my participation in any hazardous activities in connection with the Programming as described herein.

I represent and warrant that all information I am providing to Producer on this release is valid, true and accurate, and that I have (or will concurrently provide) to Producer full and accurate information regarding my name (including prior names, aliases and professional/stage names), address and date of birth, for Producer's record-keeping purposes. I hereby agree not to sue and irrevocably and unconditionally release, waive and forever discharge Producer and its past, present and future parents, subsidiaries (whether or not wholly-owned), affiliates, divisions, agents, representatives, employees, successors and assigns, jointly and individually (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Releasees"), from any and all manner of liabilities, claims and demands of any kind or nature, whatsoever, in law or equity, whether known or unknown, which I (or my assigns, agents and/or representatives) ever had, now has, or in the future may have against the Releases, including, but not limited to claims arising out of or related to the uses described herein, the Programming, and/or my Participation. I further agree that I shall be liable for any attorneys' fees and costs incurred by Producer in connection with any claim or lawsuit brought in violation of this agreement. In no event shall I have the right to enjoin the development, production or distribution or exploitation of the Programming. Producer may transfer and assign this agreement or all or any of its rights or privileges hereunder to any entity or individual without restriction. This release shall be binding on all of my successors-in-interest and heirs. This agreement sets forth the entire agreement between me and Producer with respect to the subject matter hereof and may not be altered or amended except in writing signed by both parties. This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Tennessee. The parties hereto agree to submit to jurisdiction in the State of Tennessee.