UROC Membership

Sign up for your 2021 membership below

Your UROC membership fees go directly to supporting the access agreement with the landowners, youth mountain biking programming and trail work in the Cumberland network!

Member typeAgePrice
SuperAny age$100
Adult19 and older$30
Youth13 - 18$25
Junior12 and younger$15
Family2 Adults + 3 under 19$100

$15.00$100.00

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Waiver

Please read the entire waiver below and check the box to show that you agree.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (hereinafter referred to as the “Release Agreement”) BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU WILL WAIVE OR GIVE UP CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE OR CLAIM COMPENSATION FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

TO: United Riders of Cumberland Association, Canadian Cycling Association, Cycling British Columbia, Timberwest Forest Company, Hancock/Comox Timber Ltd., the Corporation of the Village of Cumberland, and all owners or occupiers of venues or premises where Cycling Activities (as defined herein) take place, and their respective directors, officers, employees, members, volunteers, coaches, instructors, guides, officials, course workers, first aid attendants, agents, representatives, independent contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sponsors, successors and assigns (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred as “the Releasees”)

To: United Riders of Cumberland Association, Timberwest Forest Company, Mosaic Forest Management Corp., Hancock/Comox Timber Ltd., the Corporation of the Village of Cumberland, and all owners or occupiers of premises where Trail Building Activities (as defined herein) take place, and their respective directors, officers, employees, members, volunteers, instructors, guides, agents, representatives, independent contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sponsors, successors and assigns (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred as “the Releasees”)

I am of the full age of 19 years or am the parent/legal guardian having full legal responsibility for decisions regarding my minor child/ward under the age of 19 and I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS RELEASE AGREEMENT PRIOR TO SIGNING IT, and I am aware that by signing this Release Agreement, I am irrevocably and forever waiving certain legal rights which I or my invitees, heirs, next-of-kin, executors, administrators and assigns may have against the Releasees.

DEFINITION

In this Release Agreement the term “Cycling Activities” shall include all activities, events, competitions, training rides, tours, programs, workshops, lessons, clinics or other related services, including cross-country, downhill or road cycling, which are organized, provided, arranged, conducted, sponsored, promoted or authorized by or connected with the Releasees.

In this Release Agreement the term “Trail Building Activities” shall include all activities, services and use of facilities whether or not provided by or arranged by the Releasees, including, but not limited to: orientation and instruction sessions or workshops; use of trails for any purpose; recreational activities undertaken during an event, all travel either within or beyond the designated boundaries, including in the backcountry and on logging roads and trails; construction or maintenance of trails; hauling or transportation of tools or building materials, or other related activities or services, which are organized, provided, arranged, conducted, sponsored, promoted or authorized by or connected with the Releasees.

SAFETY

I have been advised to wear an approved helmet while participating in Cycling Activities, and to comply with all applicable municipal and provincial highway laws and regulations. I recognize that serious head injury or death can result even when a helmet is worn.

I have been advised to wear approved safety equipment while participating in Trail Building Activities, and to comply with all applicable municipal and provincial laws and regulations. I recognize that serious injury or death can result even when approved safety equipment is worn.

ASSUMPTION OF RISKS

I am aware that participation in Cycling Activities involves many risks, dangers and hazards including, but not limited to: changing weather conditions; mechanical failure of bicycles; falls; loss of balance; high speed descents; difficulty or inability to control one’s speed and direction; rapid or uncontrolled acceleration on hills and inclines; extreme variation in cycling terrain including steep or slippery sections, trees, roots, tree stumps, logs, cliffs, rocks, rock drops, loose gravel, holes, depressions, streams and creeks; constructed features such as bridges, ramps, ladders, bumps, berms, jumps, and drops; collisions with natural and constructed objects, other participants, vehicles, pedestrians, spectators and officials; encounters with domestic and wild animals, negligence of other persons; and NEGLIGENCE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES. I UNDERSTAND THAT NEGLIGENCE INCLUDES FAILURE OF THE RELEASEES TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF CYCLING ACTIVITIES.

I AM AWARE OF THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH CYCLING ACTIVITIES AND I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS RESULTING THEREFROM.

I am aware that participation in Trail Building Activities involves many risks, dangers and hazards including, but not limited to: natural obstacles, trees, roots, tree stumps, logs, forest deadfall, cliffs, rocks, rock drops, loose gravel, holes and depressions on or beneath the trail or surface, streams and creeks; changing variable and difficult weather conditions; constructed features such as bridges, ramps, ladders, bumps, berms, jumps, and drops; travel on back-country roads; road-banks and cut-banks; hand or power tools; collisions with natural and constructed objects, other participants, vehicles, pedestrians, spectators and officials; encounters with domestic and wild animals, negligence of other persons; and NEGLIGENCE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES. I UNDERSTAND THAT NEGLIGENCE INCLUDES FAILURE OF THE RELEASEES TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF TRAIL BUILDING ACTIVITIES.

I AM AWARE OF THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH TRAIL BUILDING ACTIVITIES AND I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS RESULTING THEREFROM.

MINOR PARTICIPANT

In consideration for allowing my minor child/ward to participate in Cycling Activities, I hereby warrant and agree:

  1. I am familiar with and accept, on behalf of myself and my minor child/ward that there is the risk of serious injury and death in participation in Cycling Activities;
  2. I have satisfied myself and believe that my minor child/ward is physically, emotionally and mentally able to participate in Cycling Activities, and that his/her equipment, is mechanically fit for his/her use;
  3. I understand, and will instruct my minor child/ward, that all applicable rules for participation must be followed and that at all times the sole responsibility for personal safety remains with my minor child/ward;
  4. I will advise my minor child/ward to immediately remove her/himself from participation, and notify the nearest person, if at any time they sense or observe any unusual hazard or unsafe condition or if they feel any deterioration in his/her physical, emotional or mental fitness for continued participation;
  5. I authorize to consent to emergency medical treatment in accordance with the best interests of my minor child/ward, should I not be present at the relevant time to grant consent myself; and
  6. I agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Releasees from any claims or demands that might be made against the Releasees by my child/ward if this Release Agreement is declared void or unenforceable against my child/ward in whole or in part due to my child/ward’s age. 

In consideration for allowing my minor child/ward to participate in Trail Building Activities, I hereby warrant and agree:

1. I am familiar with and accept, on behalf of myself and my minor child/ward that there is the risk of serious injury and death in participation in Trail Building Activities;

2. I have satisfied myself and believe that my minor child/ward is physically, emotionally and mentally able to participate in Trail Building Activities, and that his/her equipment, is mechanically fit for his/her use;

 3. I understand, and will instruct my minor child/ward, that all applicable rules and conditions for participation must be followed and that at all times the sole responsibility for personal safety remains with my minor child/ward;

4. I will advise my minor child/ward to immediately remove her/himself from participation, and notify the nearest person, if at any time they sense or observe any unusual hazard or unsafe condition or if they feel any deterioration in his/her physical, emotional or mental fitness for continued participation;

5. I authorize to consent to emergency medical treatment in accordance with the best interests of my minor child/ward, should I not be present at the relevant time to grant consent myself; and

6. I agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Releasees from any claims or demands that might be made against the Releasees by my child/ward if this Release Agreement is declared void or unenforceable against my child/ward in whole or in part due to my child/ward’s age.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

In consideration of the RELEASEES agreeing to my participation and/or my child/ward’s participation in Cycling Activities either as a member of the United Riders of Cumberland Association or as a competitor, course worker, official, volunteer, event organizer , guest or member of the media, I hereby agree, on behalf of myself and/or my child/ward, as follows:

  1. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have or may in the future have against the RELEASEES AND TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any injury, loss, damage or expense, including death, that I may suffer or that my next of kin may suffer, as a result of my participation in Cycling Activities, DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE, INCLUDING ANY DUTY OF CARE OWED UNDER THE OCCUPIERS LIABILITY ACT, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 337 ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES. I UNDERSTAND THAT NEGLIGENCE INCLUDES FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF PARTICIPATING IN CYCLING ACTIVITIES REFERRED TO ABOVE;
  2. TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES for any and all liability for any property damage, loss or personal injury to any third party resulting from my participation in Cycling Activities;
  3. This Release Agreement shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives, in the event of my death or incapacity;
  4. This Release Agreement and any rights, duties and obligations involving the parties to this Release Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and no other jurisdiction; and
  5. Any litigation involving the parties to this Release Agreement shall be brought solely within the Province of British Columbia and shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of British Columbia. 

In entering into this Release Agreement I am not relying on any oral or written representations or statements made by the Releasees with respect to the safety of Cycling Activities, other than what is set forth in this Release Agreement.

In consideration of the RELEASEES agreeing to my participation and/or my child/ward’s participation in Trail Building Activities, I hereby agree, on behalf of myself and/or my child/ward, as follows:

1. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have or may in the future have against the RELEASEES AND TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any injury, loss, damage or expense, including death, that I may suffer or that my next of kin may suffer, as a result of my participation in Cycling Activities, DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE, INCLUDING ANY DUTY OF CARE OWED UNDER THE OCCUPIERS LIABILITY ACT, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 337 ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES.

I UNDERSTAND THAT NEGLIGENCE INCLUDES FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF PARTICIPATING IN CYCLING ACTIVITIES REFERRED TO ABOVE;

2. TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES for any and all liability for any property damage, loss or personal injury to any third party resulting from my participation in Trail Building Activities;

3. This Release Agreement shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives, in the event of my death or incapacity;

4. This Release Agreement and any rights, duties and obligations involving the parties to this Release Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and no other jurisdiction; and

5. Any litigation involving the parties to this Release Agreement shall be brought solely within the Province of British Columbia and shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of British Columbia.

In entering into this Release Agreement I am not relying on any oral or written representations or statements made by the Releasees with respect to the safety of Trail Building Activities, other than what is set forth in this Release Agreement.

I CONFIRM THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS RELEASE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND/OR MY CHILD/WARD, PRIOR TO SIGNING IT, AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS RELEASE AGREEMENT I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH I OR MY HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, ASSIGNS AND
REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASEES.

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