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Australian Football League AFL 9’s Terms of Participation

These terms along with a completed registration form (Form) make up the terms on which you agree to participate in the AFL 9’s program as described at www.afl9s.com.au (Program).

1. Application to Participate

(a) In order to participate in the AFL 9’s program the participant must:
i. Complete the online registration form; and
ii. Agree to comply with the Code of Behaviour.
(Application)

(b) The AFL will not:
i. Process any Application that is incomplete, incorrect, unclear or damaged; or
ii. Accept any changes to the Application, except for a change of contact details.

2. Registration Fees

(a) The AFL accepts registration fees on behalf of teams (rather than individuals) for participation in AFL 9’s.
(b) The registration fees notionally cover individual participation. Participants must register their details to be covered under the AFL Insurance Scheme. Until such time that a player has completed their registration it is the responsibility of the team captain/manager to keep a record of all unregistered players who participate.

3. Cancellation, Refunds and Termination

(a) If you wish to cancel your Application, you must notify the AFL in writing.
(b) The AFL is not liable to you for any loss or damage you suffer as a result of the Program being cancelled, postponed or changed.
(c) The AFL may terminate your involvement in the Program on reasonable grounds at any time, including if your behaviour interferes with other participant’s safety or enjoyment of the Program.

4. Privacy

(a) The personal information that the AFL collects on the registration form is used for the purpose of processing your request for participation in the Program.
(b) The AFL may also use or disclose your information to AFL Clubs and 3rd parties for the purposes of research, development and marketing in accordance with the AFL’s Privacy Policy available at www.afl.com.au/privacy.

5. Photographs

You consent to the AFL using your name or image (including photograph) in any form or medium for general marketing and promotional activities.

6. Limitation of Liability and Release

(a) You understand that there are inherent risks associated with participation in the Program, which may result in personal injury (even of a serious nature) to participants and that you fully accept and agree to bear those risks.
(b) You agree not to bring any claim or proceeding against the AFL for any damage, loss or injury whatsoever that you may suffer from participation in the Program.
(c) The AFL’s liability to you is limited (at the AFL’s election) to the AFL supplying or resupplying any Program services to which you are entitled in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
(d) You understand that as a registered player participating in an AFL Recreational Football competition you are entitled to certain Sports Injury Insurance benefits available at http://afl.jltsport.com.au/recreational.aspx.. You accept that the level of cover provided to you as a player is the level chosen by the Australian Football League and does not include ‘Gap’ Insurance.

7. General

(a) The AFL may reject or choose not to accept a registration in its absolute discretion, including if there are insufficient numbers to stage the Program or there are too many participants in the Program.
(b) The AFL may change any dates, session times, durations and locations of the Program at any time and without notice.

CODE OF BEHAVIOUR

By registering in the AFL 9’s competition you have agreed to adhere to the code of behaviour:

    1. Play within the spirit of the game and by the rules of the competition.
    2. Never argue with an official. If you have an issue, have your captain approach the official during a break or after the competition.
    3. Verbal abuse of officials or other players, and deliberate distraction or provocation of an opponent are not permitted.
    4. Do not bully or take unfair advantage of another competitor.
    5. Cooperate with your coach, teammates and opponents.
    6. Show respect to all players regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

UNDER 18s

If the Participant is under the age of 18 they must have a parent/guardian complete the relevant section of the registration application including the provision of consent to these Terms of Participation on the Participants behalf.