Your ticket and/or name tag act as proof of registration and are non-transferable revocable licenses. Event management reserves the right to revoke such licenses, in its sole discretion, at any time and for any reason without compensation or refund. Event management may refuse admission to, or eject, any ticket holder without refund if the holder fails to comply with any applicable rules or terms, or is deemed to be disorderly. Inappropriate behavior and/or abusive language may result in ejection (without refund), arrest, forfeiture of ticket privileges, and other legal action.

Limitation of Liability

When you purchase a ticket, you voluntarily assume all risks and danger arising from the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior to, during, or after the event, including accidents. Lost or stolen personal property, or personal injury or death. To the extent permitted by law, the ticket holder irrevocably waives all rights of any nature against the Civitas Institute, event management, the venue (including venue owners), participants, participating organizations, participating partners, sponsors, and releases.

Canceled and Postponed Events

All ticket sales are final. Refunds and exchanges for canceled events are at the sole discretion of the Civitas Institute. Unless otherwise stated, NO REFUNDS will be issued if an event cancels. This policy is true regardless of the reason for cancellation.

You Are Subject to Search

You may not bring certain items into the event, such as bottles, cans, coolers, alcoholic beverages, food, signs, poles, weapons, professional video or motion picture cameras, fireworks and drugs, and it is your responsibility to check with the specific venue and the Civitas Institute on their policies. You and your belongings may be subject to search upon entering the event, and prohibited items may be confiscated. By entering the search area at the entrance, you consent to such searches, and by tendering this ticket for entry, waive any claims against the Civitas Institute, event management, venue (including venue owners), participants, participating organizations, participating partners, sponsors. and all of their respective officers, agents, directors, owners, and employees. Failure to consent to such searches will result in denial of entry into the event.

Transfer, Resale, or Promotions

No “Transfer” or otherwise reselling of tickets is permitted. If this occurs, the Civitas Institute reserves the right to revoke those tickets and any other tickets purchased. Tickets cannot be used for advertising or promotional purposes (including, contests or sweepstakes or other trade purposes), without the express written permission of the Civitas Institute.

Use of Your Likeness

NOTICE: The event will be recorded.

By entering the event, you grant permission to the Civitas Institute and its designees an irrevocable, perpetual right to record and use your image, likeness and/or voice in any media now or hereafter existing in connection with any broadcast (live or recorded) or any other transmission, publication or reproduction of the event, in whole or in part, worldwide (including the Internet) and for any other purpose whatsoever, including commercial purposes and without compensation.