Lan Disclaimer and Legal Notice

Section I, Definition of Terms:


For the purposes of this document, the following terms shall be used:

The LANParty, also referred to as a “computer gaming event”.

The term “Hosts” includes, but is not limited to the Sponsors, Event Staff, Event Site personnel, and other persons.


The physical location of the LANParty is held at

Jansen Computers

104 S Pearl St

Teutopolis IL 62467


The official website of  the LAN is and is the location of information for attendees regarding the



Section II

I hereby acknowledge that I desire to participate in the computer gaming event(s) which is entitled and defined in section I as “the

LANParty” at “the location”. I also acknowledge that my decision to participate in the LANParty is totally voluntary and is solely for the

purpose of my pursuit of recreational activities that I enjoy. I authorize the use of any photos, both digital and print, for Jansen Computers use and

posting on websites and in other print/digital media. I agree that I am fully aware of the risks and hazards inherent in entering the

premises including but not limited to wire hazards on floor, high voltage electrical wiring on floor, narrow aisles, and other hazards

and/or in participating in the LANParty and hereby elect to voluntarily enter upon said premises, knowing the present condition and

knowing that said condition may become more hazardous and dangerous. I, the undersigned, hereby assume all risk of illness or injury

in the LANParty in which I voluntarily participate. For and in consideration of permission to participate in the LANParty, I hereby

irrevocably and forever release, discharge, waive and hold harmless the LANParty and its officers, directors, employees, sponsors and

agents (collectively referred to as “the hosts”) from any and all claims, losses, causes of action and liabilities of any kind (including

attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating in any way to the LANParty. I voluntarily waive any claims that I might have against the hosts,

and I understand and agree that the hosts assume no responsibility or liability for any injury to persons or property (including property

that is lost, stolen or damaged), that may occur during the LANParty. I agree that I have read and will follow all official rules which are

posted on the website and at the LANParty. I further agree that during the LANParty I shall conduct myself in an appropriate fashion and

I shall not behave poorly by violating rules, performing harmful acts, using profanity, obscenity or any otherwise objectionable conduct

towards any person or property involved with the LANParty. I recognize and understand that the hosts reserve the right to require

cessation of any such activity and the hosts, in their sole discretion, may require my removal from the LANParty(s), without any refund

of any kind. I agree that I am at least 18 years of age, or that if I am not 18 years of age, that the undersigned parent or guardian has

executed this Hold Harmless and Assumption of Risk Agreement on my behalf. By signature of such parent or guardian, the parent or

guardian is binding the participant to all the terms of this Hold Harmless and Assumption of Risk Agreement. I agree this instrument, in

its entirety, is intended by me to be binding upon my heirs, executors, administrators, agents and/or assigns.


Signature:                                               Name:

Date:                                                      Age:               



Section I

This section is only necessary if this agreement is being executed on the behalf of a minor child, a person under the age of 18, and

should be completed only by the parent or legal guardian of the minor child. I am the parent or legal guardian of the minor child listed

below. I hereby execute and enter into the Hold Harmless and Assumption of Risk Agreement on his or her behalf. I understand and

agree that through participation in events held in connection with the LANParty, including, without limitation, official tournaments, the

event participants will likely play or be involved with M-Rated, or Mature-Rated, computer software games (with the M-Rating

designating an industry rating of suggested play for individuals 17 years or older). I also acknowledge and agree that I have seen the

game play involved with these games. Further, I understand that many individually owned computers brought to the LANParty may

display and/or contain content deemed not suitable for minors and that participants of the LANParty can engage in informal

competitions that may contain M-Rated games and/or other potentially objectionable material. I hereby provide my informed consent to

my child’s (or ward’s) participation in such games at the LANParty (including participation in games prior to, or following, the LANParty),

and to otherwise participate in the LANParty. 


Signature of Parent or Legal Guardian:                                                                  Date:


Printed Name of Parent or Legal Guardian:


Name of Minor Child (Printed):


Age of Minor Child:


LAN Party Disclaimer and Legal Notice



 - Participants WILL conduct themselves in a professional and sportsmanlike manner.

 - Participants will be respectful of each others person and equipment.

 - Raffle winners will make themselves available for photos as per sponsor’s requirements.

 - Failure to follow these guidelines will result in immediate disqualification



Jansen Computers has a zero tolerance for cheating! If you are caught using any of the following cheats but not limited to: cheat codes,

exploits, debug version game kernels or libraries, excessive ping of network devices or computers to slow network bandwidth.

If you are caught cheating during any tournament match, it will result in the forfeiture of the game, and disqualification from all

remaining tournaments/games and removal from the site.



Acts of violence will NOT be tolerated! Intentional damage to the property, other guest's computers, staff property, network

equipment, and items belonging to sponsors, is grounds for immediate removal from the event without refund. The RIGGLan

staff reserve the sole right to define what is and what is not a violent act.



Jansen Computers does not, under any circumstances condone any type of illegal activity whatsoever, including but not limited to the

copying of illegal software, MP3's or distribution of pornographic material to minors. Jansen Computers Staff / Admins do not condone

pirating; however we cannot and will not police machines and network traffic trying to find such items. Each individual is solely

responsible for the software / files and the copyright laws associated with items that are located on their machine. In addition

Jansen Computers has a firm policy against viewing of pornographic material at our events. Please be aware that making pornographic

material viewable and or accessible to minors is illegal. If a staff member view's pornography displayed on your computer at

any time, you will be removed from Jansen Computers without refund. Participants understands that his/her machines(s) are his/her

personal responsibility and liability and agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Jansen Computers /Staff /Hosts/ Sponsors and

each Sponsor's directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives from any claims arising out of, in whole or in part,

the participant's use in any way of his/her computers, monitor, or other computer related equipment during any Jansen Computers party.

Alchohol, illegal substances, weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited. Anyone found in possesion of these items will be

removed from the event.



We do not tolerate hacking of any kind under any circumstance. Hacking of computers, network devices, DoS attacks, viruses,

backdoors or anything of the sort is grounds for immediate dismissal from the Jansen Computers party without refund and can lead to

banning said player from all future events. 



Jansen Computers officials along with Sponsors execute all facets of the LAN Party and Tournament. Jansen Computers Administrators  and

Sponsors reserve the right to require any Participant to replay any match for any reason, at their sole discretion and to

disqualify any participant who fails to follow the Official Rules, who makes any misrepresentation relative to the Tournament

and/or the redemption of prizes, who tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Tournament or Web Site, who acts

in violation of the Official Rules, who acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who acts with intent to annoy, abuse,

threaten or harass any other person(s). To ensure that players have played according to the Official Rules, Tournament

Officials will review ALL game play during the Tournament. Decisions by Tournament officials are FINAL. All prizewinners will

be identified on site at the Event.



Sponsors and/or Jansen Computers Administrators are not responsible for any inaccurate information, whether caused by the Official

Web Site or by the Web Site users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the event or the

Tournament or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of Tournament results. Jansen Computers 

Administrators/Sponsors assume NO liability for any injury, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with any

person’s participation in the Event or Tournament, including without limitation, participation in any real life activity, or injury,

loss or damage sustained from use of any prize won. If for any reason the Event or the Tournament is not capable of running

as planned, including infection by computer virus’, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any

other causes beyond the control of the Jansen Computers Administrator’s/Sponsors which corrupt or affect the administration, security,

fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Event or the Tournament, Jansen Computers  Administrator’s/Sponsors reserve the right at

their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Event and the Tournament without refund. By participating in

the Tournament, each Participant agrees to be bound by the Official Rules. Jansen Computers ADMINISTRATORS/SPONSORS