Tampa Bay Buccaneers

MEDIA CREDENTIAL

This credential is a revocable license issued to you for the designated event ("Event") and may be revoked and admission refused at any time to any person whose conduct is deemed by Buccaneers Team LLC ("Buccaneers") to violate the terms and conditions contained herein, or for any other reason at the sole discretion of the Buccaneers. You acknowledge and agree to comply with all applicable policies of the Buccaneers, including without limitation, any security and conduct policies, and any health and safety policies and assessments.

ASSUMPTION OF RISK. YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS, HAZARDS, AND DANGERS incident to the use of this credential, including without limitation the risk of contracting a communicable disease or illness, (including exposure to a bacteria, virus, or other pathogen capable of causing a communicable disease or illness), and any other injury risks (including death) associated with being in, at or around Raymond James Stadium or AdventHealth Training Center, each located in Tampa, Florida. AN INHERENT RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 EXISTS IN ANY PUBLIC PLACE WHERE PEOPLE ARE PRESENT, INCLUDING THOSE WITH OR WITHOUT MASKS AND ADDITIONAL PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT ("PPE") OR IMPROPERLY USING MASKS OR PPE. COVID-19 IS AN EXTREMELY CONTAGIOUS VIRUS THAT CAN LEAD TO SEVERE ILLNESS AND DEATH. ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, SENIOR CITIZENS AND THOSE WITH UNDERLYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE. BY ENTERING RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM, ADVENTHEALTH TRAINING CENTER, OR RELATED STADIUM AND TRAINING CENTER GROUNDS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PARKING AREAS AND ENTRY GATES), YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS RELATED TO EXPOSURE TO COVID-19, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EXPOSURE TO CARRIERS OF THE VIRUS WHO DO NOT HAVE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19 AND/OR YOU TRANSMITTING THE COVID-19 VIRUS TO OTHERS DURING OR AFTER THE EVENT.

RELEASE, WAIVER AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE. YOU HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE each of the Released Parties (defined below) with respect to any and all claims, including for negligence and/or wrongful death, that you may have (or hereafter accrue), against any of the Released Parties, that relate to any of the risks, hazards and dangers described in the preceding paragraph, including without limitation any and all claims and damages of any kind or character that arise out of or relate in any way to (i) your exposure to COVID-19; (ii) your entry into, or presence within or around, an Event at the Stadium (including all risks related thereto, and including without limitation in parking areas or entry gates) or compliance with any protocols applicable to each Event; (iii) any interaction between you and any personnel of any of the Released Parties present at each Event; (iv) any act or omission on the part of Stadium or any of the Released Parties in connection with monitoring or policing protocols applicable to each Event, in each case whether caused by any action, inaction or negligence of any Released Party or otherwise. TO THE EXTENT THAT YOU, OR PERSONS WHO CLAIM THAT THEY CONTRACTED COVID-19 FROM YOU, FILE A CLAIM, SUIT OR ARBITRATION AGINST ANY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THE EVENT AT THE STADIUM, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO FULLY INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES AGAINST SUCH CLAIM, SUIT OR ARBITRATION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IT IS ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE USING COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE EFFORTS TO ENSURE AND ENFORCE COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE CDC GUIDELINES AND STATE AND LOCAL LAWS FOR PROTECTION AGAINST COVID-19 ("COVID-19 BEST PRACTICES"), HOWEVER, NOTWITHSTANDING, HOLDER AGREES TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES FOR ANY FAILURE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES TO ENSURE OR ENFORCE ANY COVID-19 BEST PRACTICES.

As used herein, "Released Parties" means: (i) Buccaneers Team LLC, Buccaneers Stadium LLC, Tampa Sports Authority, RJS Stadium, A Commercial Condominium Association, Hillsborough County, the City of Tampa, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., the National Football League and its other professional member clubs, and each of their respective direct and indirect affiliates, administrators, designees, licensees, agents, owners, officers, directors, general partners, partners, members, employees, contractors (and all employees of such contractors) and other personnel; (ii) the direct and indirect owners, lessees and sublessees of the Stadium and related stadium grounds (including, without limitation, parking areas and entry gates); (iii) all third parties performing services at the Stadium and related Stadium grounds (including, without limitation, parking areas and entry gates), including but not limited to Legends Hospitality, LLC, Fanatics Retail Group Concessions, LLC, Sentry Event Services, Inc, and Performance Clean, LLC; and (iv) any parents, subsidiaries, affiliated and related companies and officers, directors, owners, members, managers, partners, employers, employees, agents, contractors, sub-contractors, insurers, representatives, successors and/or assigns of each of the foregoing entities and persons, whether past, present or future and whether in their institutional or personal capacities.

You grant irrevocable permission to Buccaneers and its sponsors, licensees, advertisers, broadcasters, designees, partners and agents to use publish, distribute, edit, modify and/or alter your image, likeness, voice, actions and statements in any medium including, without limitation, any audio, video, film, photographs, social media, exhibition, transmission, publication or reproduction of any events at AdventHealth Training Center or Raymond James Stadium for any purpose without further authorization or compensation, and you waive all claims and potential claims relating to such use unless prohibited by law. Furthermore, you agree to the additional terms and conditions governing use of this credential as set forth in the Credential Use Conditions and summarized in the 2020 Buccaneers/NFL credential memo, which is available at https://nflcommunications.com/documents/credentials.pdf and incorporated herein by reference. By accepting this credential, you acknowledge that you have read and are bound by the terms and conditions provided above and incorporated by reference.

ARBITRATION; JURY TRIAL WAIVER; CLASS ACTION WAIVER; CHOICE OF LAW AND TORT CLAIM FORUM SELECTION: FLORIDA LAW, WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICT OF LAW PRINCIPLES, GOVERNS THESE TERMS AND ANY CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THESE TERMS, OR BREACH THEREOF, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS AND TORT CLAIMS OF ANY KIND, STATUTORY CLAIMS OF ANY KIND OR ANY OTHER CLAIMS FOR RELIEF UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORIES.

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN, ALL CLAIMS IN ANY WAY RELATING TO OR ARISING FROM HOLDER'S ENTRY INTO THE STADIUM, STADIUM GROUNDS, OR STADIUM PARKING AREAS SHALL BE RESOLVED BY BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JAMS WITH A PANEL OF THREE (3) ARBITRATORS UNDER ITS COMPREHENSIVE ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES, AND JUDGMENT ON THE AWARD RENDERED BY THE ARBITRATOR MAY BE ENTERED IN ANY COURT HAVING JURISDICTION THEREOF. SUCH ARBITRATION SHALL ADHERE TO JAMS' MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR ARBITRATION PROCEDURES, REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL, AND BE HELD IN TAMPA, FLORIDA.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, ANY TORT OR TORT-RELATED CLAIM (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS AND STATUTORY CLAIMS) IN ANY WAY RELATING TO OR ARISING FROM HOLDER'S ENTRY INTO THE STADIUM, STADIUM GROUNDS, OR STADIUM PARKING AREAS SHALL BE LITIGATED IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION IN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA. EACH PARTY WAIVES THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL. FURTHER, EACH PARTY WAIVES THE RIGHT TO A COURT TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO NON-TORT CLAIMS HEREUNDER.

EACH PARTY AGREES THAT THEY WILL RESOLVE ALL DISPUTES ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS. THE PARTIES WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO ASSERT ANY DISPUTE AGAINST ANY OTHER PARTY AS A REPRESENTATIVE OR MEMBER IN ANY CLASS, COLLECTIVE, CONSOLIDATED, OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION, WHETHER DURING BINDING ARBITRATION, OR LITIGATION, EXCEPT WHERE SUCH WAIVER IS PROHIBITED BY LAW OR DEEMED BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION CONSTRUING THIS AGREEMENT TO BE AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY AND ANY RIGHTS TO PARTICIPATE IN, AND AGREES NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN, ANY CLASS ACTION, REPRESENTATIVE ACTION, CLASS ARBITRATION, CONSOLIDATED ARBITRATION OR COURT PROCEEDING, OR ANY SIMILAR PROCEEDING, WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS HEREUNDER. 

THE PREVAILING PARTY IN ANY PROCEEDING RELATING TO OR ARISING FROM HOLDER'S ENTRY INTO THE STADIUM, STADIUM GROUNDS, OR STADIUM PARKING AREAS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER ITS ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COSTS, INCLUDING THE COSTS OF ARBITRATION OR LITIGATION AS THE CASE MAY BE, FROM THE OTHER PARTY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

This credential (i) grants access to limited areas solely as designated by the Buccaneers; (ii) is non-transferrable; and (iii) must be worn visibly at all times. Unless explicitly granted permission by the Buccaneers, you do not have access to any non-designated areas. Violation of any of these terms may lead to revocation of the credential and/or legal action. Credentials obtained from sources other than an authorized representative of the Buccaneers will not be honored. A replacement fee may be charged if this credential is lost or stolen. Use of this credential constitutes agreement with the terms listed.

HEALTH PROMISE

Stay-at-home: You agree that you will not attend any Event at AdventHealth Training Center or Raymond James Stadium if any one or more of the following is true on the day of such Event:

  • Within the prior 14 days, you have (or any person in your party or with whom you have close contact has) tested positive for, or been exposed to someone who has tested positive for, COVID-19; 
  • Within the prior 48 hours, you have (or any person in your party or with whom you have close contact has) experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4⁰F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking, muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the CDC);
  • Within the prior 14 days, you have (or any person in your party or with whom you have close contact has) travelled to any state or international territory identified by federal or applicable local governments as being subject to travel or quarantine advisories due to COVID-19.

IF YOU DO NOT CONSENT TO ALL OF THE TERMS IN ALL PARAGRAPHS SET FORTH ABOVE, YOU MUST LEAVE OR NOT ENTER RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM, ADVENTHEALTH TRAINING CENTER, AND RELATED STADIUM AND TRAINING CENTER GROUNDS. BY ENTERING ANY OF THESE AREAS, YOU AGREED TO THESE CREDENTIAL TERMS.

Revised September 2020