The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a worldwide risk to human health.  COVID-19 is highly contagious and has a mortality rate many times greater than the flu. COVID-19 can spread easily and exponentially. While people of all ages are at risk at catching COVID-19, persons especially at risk are those with compromised immune systems and the elderly.

    In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the state of California, as well as many California cities and counties have issued “Shelter in Place” orders, with exceptions for essential activities.

    By signing below, you make the following representations and agree as follows:

    1. You are voluntarily entering the South Bay Polo for the purpose to engage in polo related activities. 

    2. You understand that polo related activities may be dangerous or unsafe and could expose you or others to COVID-19.

    3. You understand that you are participating in those activities at your own risk.

    4. You understand that if you engage in any activities in violation of the law, you are acting against the advice of South Bay Polo. 

    5. You agree to take all reasonable and necessary precautions to protect yourself and others from the spread of COVID-19, including, but not limited to the following:

    a) You are aware of and agree to follow all Federal, State and local laws and orders, including Stay Home, Shelter in Place Orders, even though such laws and orders may be changing rapidly.

    b) You agree and understand that it is your responsibility to exercise care to protect yourself, such as assessing your own risks, which may include age, underlying health conditions, recent travel, possible exposure to COVID-19, doctors recommendations, local, State and Federal recommendations. 

    c) You represent that to the best of your knowledge, you are not currently affected with, and have knowingly, within the last 14 days, been in contact with someone afflicted with COVID-19, and you are not experiencing a fever, or signs of respiratory illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, or other COVID-19 symptoms. 

    d) You believe you are not likely to transmit or contract COVID-19.

    e) When visiting South Bay Polo, you agree to wash your hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer often and wear a facemask when not mounted. . Remember to not touch your eyes, nose or mouth. 

    f) You agree to practice social distancing by keeping at least 6 feet between yourself and others. Do not gather in groups and do not touch surfaces or equipment on the property. If you believe it necessary to touch equipment or surface, consider the risks in doing so. You are reminded that wearing protective gloves and facemasks, and washing and sanitizing you hands are steps you can take to protect yourself and others.

    By electronically signing below, you are declaring the foregoing is true, that you agree to take all recommended and reasonable actions to protect yourself and others from exposure to COVID-19, and that you assume the risk, as applicable, of entering South Bay Polo and participating in polo related activities. You understand and agree that no one, including but not limited to South Bay Polo, their staff, trainers, grooms, agents and employees, can guarantee that you will not be exposed to or contract COVID-19.