The holder is admitted on condition, and by use of this ticket agrees that: (a) the holder shall not transmit or aid in transmitting any information about the game for which this ticket grants admission (the “Game”), including but not limited to, any account, description, picture, video, audio, reproduction or other information concerning the Game (including pre and post Game activities) (the “Game Information”), (b) Chicago White Sox, Ltd. (“CWS”) and/or Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“MLB”) is the exclusive owner of all copyrights and other proprietary rights to the Game and Game Information, and (c) the holder grants to CWS, the visiting baseball club (“Visitor”), entities affiliated with MLB, and their respective agents the unrestricted right and license to use the holder’s name, likeness and voice in any production, reproduction, distribution, transmission, publication, public performance, broadcast or exhibition of advertisements, broadcast or telecast of the Game, promotions, contests, photograph taken, or other transmission or reproduction in connection with the Game for any purpose.
This ticket may not be used for advertising, promotion (including contests and sweepstakes) or other trade purposes without the express written consent of CWS. No offer to sell or resell this ticket is permitted (a) via the Internet or any other interactive media (except (i) sales through the official website of the Chicago White Sox (www.whitesox.com), any licensee of CWS and/or any applicable MLB entity or (ii) sales otherwise in compliance with the Illinois Ticket Sale and Resale Act) without the prior written consent of the CWS; and (b) to the extent prohibited by any applicable federal, state or local law or regulation. Any such resale will invalidate the license granted by this ticket, and persons who sell or offer this ticket for resale at any price on the premises will be removed from the premises and prosecuted.
Holder shall comply with all rules and regulations of Guaranteed Rate Field (together with surrounding areas, including parking lots, “Ballpark”). This ticket is a revocable license and may be terminated by CWS at any time.
The holder assumes all risk and danger incidental to the Game, whether occurring prior to, during or subsequent to the actual playing of the Game, including specifically (but not exclusively), the danger of being injured by thrown bats, or fragments thereof, and thrown or batted balls, thrown, dropped or launched items or projectiles, other hazards, health risks, or distractions and any incidents or accidents associated with crowds of people and agrees that CWS, Visitor, Ticketmaster, L.L.C., MLB, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., the other Major League Baseball Clubs, The MLB Network, LLC, Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, their respective owners, shareholders, partners, agents, players, officers, directors, contractors and employees (collectively the “Entities”) are not liable for injuries, property damage or other loss resulting from such causes. BY ATTENDING THIS GAME, TICKET HOLDER IS DEEMED TO HAVE GIVEN A FULL RELEASE OF LIABILITY TO THE ENTITIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
In the event that a regulation Game is postponed, cancelled, or otherwise rescheduled due to inclement weather and/or considered a rainout by MLB, DO NOT DISCARD THIS TICKET and see the Rainout Policy posted on the Chicago White Sox ticket portion of its website (www.whitesox.com) for further details or contact CWS at 312-674-1000 or for premium seating (312) 674-5330.
In the event that a regulation Game is postponed due to COVID-19, a new ticket may be issued for the rescheduled date or a credit may be available. Visit www.whitesox.com for updated information.
In the event that a regulation Game is cancelled due to COVID-19, a credit or refund may be available. For season tickets, groups, and premium seats please contact your CWS rep. or visit www.whitesox.com for updated information.
This policy may be amended at any time without notice.
COVID-19 IS AN EXTREMELY CONTAGIOUS DISEASE THAT CAN LEAD TO SEVERE ILLNESS AND DEATH. AN INHERENT RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 EXISTS IN ANY PUBLIC PLACE REGARDLESS OF PRECAUTIONS THAT MAY BE TAKEN. HOLDER, ON THEIR BEHALF AND ON BEHALF OF ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTIES, AGREES TO (1) ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH COVID-19 AND OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASES, AND (2) COMPLY WITH ALL RELATED HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES OF THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX AND THE BALLPARK.
Holder (as defined below), on their behalf and on behalf of any Accompanying Parties (as defined below), acknowledges and agrees to comply with (1) all relevant policies and protocols issued by the Chicago White Sox and/or the Ballpark, including, without limitation, any policies and protocols regarding security, bags, fan conduct and health and safety, currently available at www.whitesox.com, all of which, due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, may continue to be updated from time to time between purchase of this ticket and the Event (as defined below) date, and (2) all current guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and all applicable laws and policies of federal, state, city and local authorities. “Holder” as used herein is the ticket holder, on their own behalf and on behalf of any accompanying minor; “Accompanying Parties” are used herein is any accompanying party for whom Holder retains a ticket to attend the Event with Holder (each of whom Holder represents have authorized Holder to act on their behalf in accepting the applicable ticket terms); and “Event” as used herein is the Game or event governed by the applicable terms.
FAN HEALTH PROMISE
Holder acknowledges and understands that, if infected with COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease (as defined at the conclusion of this paragraph), Holder and/or any Accompanying Parties may infect others that they may subsequently come in contact with, even if they are not experiencing or displaying any symptoms of illness, and that the risk of exposure to others remains at all times. Accordingly, Holder agrees that neither Holder nor any Accompanying Party will attend the Event if within fourteen (14) days preceding the Event, they have:
- tested positive or presumptively positive for COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease or been identified as a potential carrier of COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease; OR
- experienced any symptoms commonly associated with COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease; OR
- been in direct contact with or the immediate vicinity of any person who is confirmed or suspected of being infected with COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease.
A “Communicable Disease” as used herein is COVID-19, any strains, variants, or mutations thereof, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and/or any other airborne, aerosolized or surface transmissible communicable and/or infectious diseases, viruses, bacteria or illnesses or the causes thereof.
RESALE TERMS AND POD INTEGRITY
Holder, on their behalf and on behalf of any Accompanying Parties, agrees to comply with all terms and conditions presented at the time of purchase not specifically enumerated herein, including without limitation (1) terms that mandate or prescribe the quantity of tickets available to be purchased, (2) additional requirements regarding Accompanying Parties, and (3) terms regarding the resale or transfer of tickets.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK RELATED TO COVID-19 AND OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
Holder, on their behalf and on behalf of any Accompanying Parties, acknowledges and expressly assumes all risks that are in any way related to or arising from being exposed to or contracting COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease in the Ballpark. By using this ticket, Holder is acknowledging and confirming, both now and in the future, that Holder understands and expressly assumes the risk that Holder and any Accompanying Party may be exposed to COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease. Holder expressly understands that these risks include contracting COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease and the associated dangers, medical complications and physical and mental injuries, both foreseen and unforeseen, that may result from contracting COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease. Holder further acknowledges and understands that any interaction with the general public poses an elevated, inherent risk of being exposed to and contracting Communicable Disease, including, but not limited to, COVID-19, that it cannot be guaranteed that Holder or any Accompanying Party will not be exposed, and that as such, potential exposure to or contraction of COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease are risks inherent in Holder’s decision to use this ticket that cannot be eliminated.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE
HOLDER, ON BEHALF OF HOLDER, ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTY AND THEIR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, ASSIGNS, HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN AND ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY THAT MAY BE ENTITLED TO MAKE A CLAIM ON THEIR BEHALF, WAIVES, RELEASES, DISCHARGES, HOLDS HARMLESS, AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE THE ENTITIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIM, LIABILITY OR DEMAND OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE, EITHER IN LAW OR IN EQUITY, THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH, OR RELATE IN ANY WAY TO, (A) USE OF THIS TICKET, (B) PRESENCE AT THE BALLPARK OR (C) PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT OR ANY RELATED ACTIVITIES ARRANGED, PROMOTED AND/OR SPONSORED BY THE ENTITIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE CLAIMS THAT ARISE AS A RESULT OF: (1) IN WHOLE OR IN PART, THE SOLE, JOINT, OR COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE, OR STRICT LIABILITY, OF THE ENTITIES, AND/OR (2) THE INHERENT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH VISITING THE BALLPARK, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION (X) ALL CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURIES, WRONGFUL DEATH OR EXPOSURE TO OR CONTRACTION OF COVID-19 OR OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASE BY HOLDER, ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTY OR OTHER INDIVIDUALS EXPOSED TO COVID-19 OR OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASE BY HOLDER OR ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTY; AND (Y) ALL CLAIMS IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICATION OF ANY HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS TO HOLDER OR ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTY.
HOLDER FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT HOLDER IS FAMILIAR WITH AND DOES HEREBY WAIVE THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 1542 OF THE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE (AND SIMILAR PROVISIONS OF OTHER JURISDICTIONS) WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.”
The acknowledgements and express assumptions of risk, waivers of claims, and releases of liability contained herein are intended to be binding and full waivers of claims and releases of liability, and interpreted to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by law, including with respect to any controversy, claim or dispute that may arise related to exposure or contraction of COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease. If any part hereof is held to be invalid or legally unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of these terms shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and fully enforceable.