• Bottlemart Smiddy Challenge

Bottlemart Smiddy Challenge—Terms and Conditions

"Challenge" means the Bottlemart Smiddy Challenge on 29 August - 5 September 2015 departing Brisbane and finishing in Townsville or any part of the route there of to raise money for cancer research. “Foundation” is Mater Foundation Brisbane, Queensland.


I wish to participate in the Challenge and understand that participation has inherent risks, including risks to personal heath arising from the physical nature of the Challenge, falling or being knocked off my bike, risk of collision with vehicles and other objects.

I am aware of the fitness level required to undertake the Challenge and certify that I am physically capable of participating in the Challenge and accept all risks associated with it. I understand and acknowledge that my participation will:

1.         be voluntary; and

2.         not be paid for by the Foundation

I am aware that it is my responsibility to adhere to the strict guidelines regarding the adequate upkeep of my bike and all cycling equipment and to ensure that a full and comprehensive mechanical service is undertaken by a professional bike mechanic no more than four weeks prior to the Challenge start date.  I understand that my failure to adhere to these safety measures will result in my inability to take part in the Challenge and training events related to the Challenge.

In consideration of the Foundation accepting my entry into the Challenge, I absolutely release and waive any claim I might otherwise have had against the Foundation and any officials or volunteers associated with the Challenge in respect of any injury, loss or damage I might suffer arising from my participation in the Challenge, including any loss or damage arising from a breach of contract and/or negligence by the Foundation or any officials.

I will also indemnify and hold harmless the Foundation against any loss or damage claimed against it by third parties as a result of any such claim made by me during the Challenge or arising from any action or negligence caused by me during the Challenge.

I acknowledge that upon completion and acceptance of this entry registration, AUD$350 (including GST) of the entry fee is non-refundable up to 4.59pm Friday 24 July 2015, and the total entry fee is non-refundable after 5pm on Friday 24 July 2015. Accepted applications are non-transferable.

I hereby consent to receive medical treatment that may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident or illness during the Challenge. I hereby grant to the medical director(s) of the Challenge and his or her agents, affiliates and designees, access to all medical records (and physicians) as needed and authorise medical treatment as needed. I agree to be responsible and assume liability for any and all costs incurred as a result of training for and/or participation in the Challenge, including but not limited to ambulance transport services, hospital stays, medical care and treatment, and physician and pharmaceutical goods and services, except for care and treatment covered by my insurance. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Foundation and related parties from all liability for such costs.

I hereby grant to the Foundation the right, permission, and authority to use my name, image, voice, and/or likeness, without compensation, captured during the Challenge and its affiliated entities or contractors, and/or the media in any photographs, videotapes, CDs, DVDs, broadcast, telecast, podcast, webcast, recordings, motion pictures, commercial advertisement, promotion materials, and/or any other record of this Challenge for any purpose whatsoever.

I affirm that I am 18 years of age (or will be at the time of the Challenge) or older and have read and understood what is expected of me and I agree to adhere to the direction of the Challenge Director at all times.

I commit to fundraising a minimum of $5000 in donations as part of my participation in the 2015 Bottlemart Smiddy Challenge. I understand I will not be permitted to start the event unless I can demonstrate $5000 in donations or meet any short fall in funds raised.

I acknowledge that the Foundation reserves the right to refuse my application to register. Should my application be refused my full registration fee will be refunded to me.

Each participant will automatically receive an online fundraising webpage as a part of the registration process either as an individual or as a part of a team.

The Mater Foundation is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission ABN 96723184640.