The 2020 Ohio Viking Festival has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Hold Harmless Agreement

All re-enactors must read and sign the two agreements which follow. 

Agreement 1: This is a family-oriented event and there can be no profanity or sexually explicit language. Re-enactors can not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Appropriate attire must be worn at all times. As the main contact you are responsible for any others that are with you and may be subject to scrutiny by the Festival and the city of Cortland and/or the police department. There may be pictures taken of performers for use on the Festival website and for publicity on this and future festivals.


Agreement 2: 

Notice: The Ohio Viking Festival LLC does not provide liability insurance for the protection of persons, organizations, businesses, groups, spectators or others who may participate in the Festival. In exchange for permission to participate in the Festival and any and all related activities THE UNDERSIGNED, on behalf of the below listed organization, business or group including their officers, employees, and volunteers, and/or myself, my personal representatives, heirs next of kin, family, relatives, guardians, conservators, executors, administrators, trustees and assigns, ACKNOWLEDGES and AGREES to the following:

1. I hear by release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue: the Ohio Viking Festival, other participants, operators, officials, or any reasons, sponsors, advertisers, owners and lessees of permission used to conduct the Event and each of t hem, their officers, officials, contractors, agents, employees and volunteers, from any and all liability to the undersigned, for any and all loss of damage, and for any and all claims or demands for injury to person or death or damage to property of the undersigned, whether caused by negligence or other legal fault of the Released Parties, arising out of or in connection with the undersigned’s participation in the Event. 

2. I hereby assume full responsibility for any and all risk of bodily injury, death and/or property damage due to the negligence of other legal fault of the Released Parties, arising out of or in connection with my participation in the Even. I expressly acknowledge and agree that participation in the Event may be of a hazardous, strenuous, and/or physical nature, and involve interaction with other participants. 

3. I hereby agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all liability, loss, expense (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expert witness fees) or claims for injury or damages arising out of my participation in the Event, but only in proportion to and to the extent such liability, loss, expense, attorneys’ fees and/or expert witness fees, or claims for injury or damages are caused by or result from the negligence of other legal fault of the undersigned. Acceptance of required insurance certificates and policy endorsements does not relieve undersigned from liability her under and shall apply to all damages and claims of every kind suffered, or alleged to have been suffered, by reason of undersigned’s negligence, misconduct, or other legal fault regardless of whether or not such insurance policies shall have been determined to be applicable to nay of such damages or claims for damages. These provisions shall survive any termination of the Agreement.

4. I further expressly agree and acknowledge that the foregoing Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law, and that if any portion of the Agreement is held to be invalid, the balance shall continue in full force and effect. I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A BINDING CONTRACT. I VOLUNTARILY AGREE TO EACH OF THE TERMS AND FURTHER AGREE THAT NO ORAL REPRESENTATIONS, STATEMENTS OR INDUCEMENTS APART FROM THE FOREGOING AGREEMENT HAVE BEEN MADE.

Reenactor Sign Up

Reenactor Sign Up and Hold Harmless Agreement

If you wish to be a reenactor at the Ohio Viking Festival, you must fill out this reenactor form.

Ohio Viking Festival

Everett Cortland Hull Road, Cortland, Ohio 44410, United States