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									                                   AGREEMENT
I (we) acknowledge that the MDSA Guidelines for the Freestyle Festival Event have          The Musical Dog Sport Association, Inc.
been made available to me (us), that I (we) are familiar with their contents, and that I
(we) agree to abide by these Guidelines at this MDSA Freestyle Festival Event. I (we)
waive any and all claims or causes of action I (we) might otherwise have against
MDSA and any MDSA approved judge, judging of this event under MDSA
                                                                                                    Video Event Entry Form
Guidelines for the Freestyle Festival. I (we) agree that MDSA has the right to refuse
this entry for cause, which MDSA shall deem to be sufficient. In consideration of the
acceptance of this entry and of the holding of the freestyle event and of the
opportunity to have the dog judged and to win prize money, ribbons or trophies, I
(we) agree to hold MDSA, its members, directors, governors, officers, agents,
superintendents or secretary and the owner or lessor of the premises and any
employees of the aforementioned parties, harmless from any claim for loss or injury
which may be alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing
by the act of this dog while in or upon the competition premises or grounds or near
the entrance thereto, and I (we) personally assume all responsibility and liability for
any such claim; and I (we) further agree to hold the aforementioned parties harmless
for any claim for loss of this dog by disappearance, theft, death or otherwise, and
from any claim for damage or injury to the dog, whether such loss, disappearance,
theft, damage or injury be caused or alleged to be caused by the negligence of MDSA
or any of the parties aforementioned, or by the negligence of any other person, or any
other cause or causes. I (we) hereby assume the sole responsibility for and agree to
indemnify and save the aforementioned parties harmless from any and all loss and           “Canine Freestyle is a dog sport in which training, teamwork, music,
expense (including legal fees) by reason of the liability imposed by law upon any of            and movement combine to create an artistic, choreographed
the aforementioned parties for damage because of bodily injuries, including death at           performance highlighting the canine partner in a manner that
any time resulting therefrom, sustained by any person or persons, including myself         celebrates the unique qualities of each individual dog. It is built upon
(ourselves) or on account of damage to property, arising out of or in consequence of
my (our) participation in this event, howsoever such injuries, death or damage to           the foundation of a positive working relationship between a dog and
property may be caused, and whether or not the same may have been caused or may                                        handler team.”
be alleged to have been caused by negligence of the aforementioned parties or any of
their employees or agents or any other persons. I am (we are) aware that BMI,                      Definition of the Musical Dog Sport Association, Inc.
ASCAP and/or other music licensing agencies may be entitled to a fee for the use of
licensed music in any public performance, including but not limited to this freestyle
competition. I (we) agree to be solely responsible for any fees due and owing for the          Created by freestylers for freestylers!
use of their music in this competition and agree to hold MDSA, Inc., harmless and
release MDSA, Inc., from liability for same.
                                                                                                 For a copy of our Performance Guidelines visit our website
                                      NOTICE
                                                                                                            www.musicaldogsport.org
All rights to TELEVISE, VIDEOTAPE, ADVERTISE, PHOTOGRAPH, PROMOTE
or otherwise exploit this event are vested in MDSA, or in persons to whom                  IMPORTANT!! EXHIBITORS MUST PRINT AND RETURN BOTH PAGES!
assignments of such rights have been made in writing by MDSA. All persons or                A separate entry form should be completed for each entry and for
animals on Competition Grounds at any time while the event is in progress do by                             each member of a group routine
attending this show or participating therein, grant to the MDSA the right to
photograph, televise, videotape, audio tape or otherwise use their likeness and voice
in any manner without further release or consent.
                                                                                                                      MUSICAL DOG SPORT ASSOCIATION, INC.
                                                                                                                           VIDEO EVENT ENTRY FORM


                                                                                                       Event Number: _______________
                                                                                                       CLOSING DATE for entries: ______________after which time entries cannot be
                                                                                                       accepted, canceled or substituted.
                                                                                                       ENTRY FEES: $30.00 ($20.00 MDSA member) for each entry.
                                                                                                       GROUP ENTRY FEES: $30.00 for the first team ($20.00 MDSA member)
                                                                                                       PAYMENT OPTIONS (Please check one)
       The camera should remain in a stationary position and in the same position as the judges        [ ] CHECK OR MONEY ORDER
table. Camera pans and zooms are acceptable, but both the dog and handler must remain in               All checks and money orders are to be made payable to MDSA. Inc.
view as much as possible. The music should remain as close to the camera as possible.
                                                                                                       [ ] PAYPAL
       US entry tapes may be submitted in the following formats: VHS, VHS-C, mini-DV,or
DVD. International entries must be submitted on a DVD, in the NTSC Format (US Format,                  Paypal Instructions can be found on the MDSA WEBSITE.
Zone 1).                                                                                               MAIL ALL ENTRIES WITH FEES TO: Musical Dog Sport Association, Inc.
       The tape should be the original copy unless it has to be copied in order to conform to one                                                515 S. Fry Road PMB # 301
of the acceptable formats. Absolutely no editing should be done to the original footage. Tapes                                                   KATY, Texas, 77450 - 910
should be clearly labeled with both the handlers name and the dogs name."
       Record a video title before filming routine. Recording time of the title should be              I ENCLOSE $__________ for entry fees. INCOMPLETE ENTRIES WILL BE
approximately 30 seconds. Please record at least 30 seconds of video before and after the              RETURNED.
routine to allow for fades when editing. Titles should be clearly printed on paper measuring a                                         Please Print
minimum of 8 1/2” X 11”. Information on the video title shall include:
                                                                                                       Call Name of Dog
         Name (as you want it to appear on DVD):
         Dog’s Name:                                                                                  Breed                          Date of Birth                  Sex
         Breed:
         Music Title:
         Artist:                                                                                      ENTRY LEVEL (circle one)
         Routine Class:                                                                               Novice single dog – TITLING
         Date of taping :                                                                             Standard single dog - TITLING
                                                                                                       Veterans single dog - (non-regular)
The same information should be put on a label on the cassette case of your video tape.
                                                                                                       Rookie single dog (non-regular) Rookie Team (non-regular)
I certify that I am the actual owner of the dog, or that I am the duly authorized agent of the
actual owner whose name I have entered above. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry,        Actual Owner(s)
I (we) agree to abide by the Guidelines of the Musical Dog Sport Association, Inc. governing a
freestyle event and any decisions made by them, and further agree to be bound by the                   Owner's Address
Agreement printed on the reverse side of this entry form. I (we) certify and present that the dog
entered is not a hazard to persons or other dogs. I (we) further agree that the dog is entered in
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and will be at this event at my (our) own risk and that I (we) will hold MDSA and its members          Country                              Home Phone
and agents free from liability for any claims arising out of the entry of the dog or its presence at
the event. This entry is submitted for acceptance on the foregoing representation and                  E-mail
agreement.
                                                                                                       Music
SIGNATURE of owner or his agent duly authorized to make this entry:
                                                                                                       Composer
Name                                                          Date
                                                                                                       Music Performed By

								
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