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REGISTER JUDGES

We need and welcome judges and assistants. You should send qualified judges with your teams. Please complete the following.

Judges Registration
Terms and Conditions *
Welcome to the VMDAEC Gaff-n-Go Lineworker's Rodeo registration portal!

When used herein, the term "Registration System" shall include the Registration System property, its interactive software interface, any content made available through said interface, any related services, and the Registration System-related intellectual property, trade dress, and marks. The following are terms and conditions for the use of the Registration System interactive web-based interface provided by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (“VMDAEC”), a Virginia corporation.

1. Ownership.

Physical ownership of the facilities and infrastructure used for the Registration System shall reside with the VMDAEC and the web host Website for Anything, without limitation, and any other appropriate service providers.

2. Applicability.

These Terms and Conditions of Use apply to all individuals accessing the Registration System for whatever purpose and through any medium or device. If you have questions about your use of the Registration System or other information or data provided Registration System, please contact the VMDAEC at [email protected] This contact address is to be used for general correspondence.

3. Access to Registration System.

The Registration System is a private computer network. Any unauthorized use may be subject the unauthorized user to certain civil liability, as well as referral to appropriate criminal authorities. The administrators of the Registration System actively monitor the system's usage and are prepared to cooperate with local, state, and federal law enforcement authorities to enforce information protection and computer security laws, including (without limitation) the Virginia Computer Crimes Act, Virginia Code § 18.2-152.1 et seq.

4. Acceptance of Terms.

The services comprising the Registration System are provided to you subject to your full and unqualified acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use, and your release of the VMDAEC from any liability associated therewith. VMDAEC may update these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time without notice to you. By submitting a registration, you are also promising to be truthful in the answers to your questions, to cooperate with the VMDAEC in obtaining any necessary documents or background information to verify your answers, and to complete such tasks as the VMDAEC may assign you connected with the Lineworker's Rodeo, including compliance or record-keeping requirements.

You understand and agree that you will, as part of the registration process, be submitting your personal information, including health information, into the Registration System, and that information will be held by the VMDAEC for a period of up to five (5) years following the Lineworker's Rodeo. If you submit your health information through the Registration System, it will not be kept in a secure format pursuant to the Health insurance Portability and Accountability Act as medical records. The website gaff-n-go.com has an SSL Certificate with CloudFlare Inc, sni.cloudflaressl.com and will be kept in a secure location and accessible only to those individuals with a need to know.

5. Services Covered by Terms and Conditions of Use.

The services provided through the Registration System include a scholarship Registration System and related information (collectively, the "Registration System Content"). The Registration System Content, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new properties or services, is subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use.

6. Use Limitations.

Unless otherwise specified, the Registration System is for your own use, the use of your Cooperative, Rodeo team, or utility. It should be used only within the scope of your registration and for no other purpose. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from the Registration System.

7. Privacy Protection.

Your data will be handled in accordance with applicable law. [USE SUBMITTABLE FOR MINIMAL FERPA PROTECTION?] The Registration System's separate "Privacy Statement," as applicable, contains important disclosures relating to the collection and use of your information. Please review it. Your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use, as described in § 4 above, also includes acceptance of the Registration System Privacy Statement. You also do hereby affirm that you are not a resident, national, or otherwise subject to the laws of the European Union and agree that the European General Data Protection Regulation does not apply to the Registration System.

8. Notice Specific to Software Available in the Registration System.

Any software that is made available to download from the Registration System (as used in this section, the "Software") is the copyrighted work of the VMDAEC. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of an independent end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software (as applicable, and as used in this section, the "License Agreement"). An end user will be unable to install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement, unless he or she first agrees to the License Agreement terms and its terms and conditions. NO GUARANTEE IS MADE THAT THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM WILL WORK FOR YOU OR THAT THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM WILL BE WORKING EVERY DAY OR AT ALL HOURS.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE OR ANY PART OF THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED, UNLESS SUCH REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY THE VMDAEC.

THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, THE VMDAEC HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSES, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE VMDAEC MAKES NO ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM SUCH USE OF ANY SUCH TOOLS AND UTILITIES. PLEASE RESPECT THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS WHEN USING THE TOOLS AND UTILITIES MADE AVAILABLE IN THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM OR IN VMDAEC ORGANIZATION SOFTWARE PRODUCTS.

9. Notice Specific to Documents and Other Information Available in the Registration System.

Elements of the Registration System and VMDAEC' Web sites are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other law and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound, or image from any VMDAEC-owned Web site, including the Registration System, may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by the VMDAEC.

THE VMDAEC AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE VMDAEC AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PUPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE VMDAEC OR THEIR RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM.

THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE. THE VMDAEC AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) COMPRISING THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM AT ANY TIME.

10. Notice Regarding Software, Documents, and Services Available in the Registration System

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE VMDAEC AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF PERFORMANCE OF SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS, PROVISION OF, OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM.

IN NO CASE SHALL THE VMDAEC AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RELATING TO OR ARISING FROM THE STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING HEALTH INFORMATION, AND YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO WAIVE SUCH CLAIMS AND INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE VMDAEC FROM ANY SUCH CLAIMS

11. Member Account, Password, and Security.

You must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete, and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify VMDAEC immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. The VMDAEC will not be liable for any loss that you, your family, or your school may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by VMDAEC or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.

12. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the Registration System, you will not use the Registration System for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices, you may not use the Registration System in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any VMDAEC server or the networks(s) connected to any VMDAEC server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Registration System or associated services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any services, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to any VMDAEC-owned or -contracted server or to any part of the Registration System or associated services through hacking, password mining, so-called "pretexting," or “phishing” any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Registration System.

13. Materials Provided to the VMDAEC or Posted at any VMDAEC-affiliated Website

The VMDAEC does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to the Registration System or associated services (as used in this section, the "Services") for review by the VMDAEC (each a "Submission" and collectively the "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting ("Posting") a Submission, you are granting the VMDAEC, their directors affiliates and necessary sub-licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their scholarship program, including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display or perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of any Submission, as provided herein. The VMDAEC are under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in their sole discretion.

By Posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

In addition to the warranty and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contain images, photographs, pictures, video, or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part ("Images"), you warrant and represent that (a) you are the copyright owner of such Images, or that the copyright owner of such Images has granted you permission to use such Images or any content and/or images contained in such Images consistent with the manner and purpose of your use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the Services, (b) you have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such Images, if any, has provided consent to the use of the Images as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Images. By Posting Images, you are granting to the general public (for each such Images available anywhere on the Service, permission to use your Images in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of any of the Services, and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your Images without having your name attached to such Images, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services. The licenses granted in the preceding sentences for Images will terminate at the time you completely remove such Images from the Services, provided that, such termination shall not affect any licenses granted in connection with such Images prior to the time you completely remove such Images. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Images.

14. Notices and Procedures for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, § 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. Such notifications and inquiries should be in writing, and any notifications or inquiries not relevant to a copyright infringement claim will not receive a response.

For the purposes of this Section, the Copyright Agent is:
Samuel R. Brumberg, Association Counsel
4201 Dominion Boulevard, Suite 101
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
Attention: Copyright Agent to the VMDAEC

15. Links to Third-Party Sites

THE LINKS IN CERTAIN AREAS OF THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM MAY LET YOU LEAVE SITES OWNED BY THE VMDAEC. THE LINKED SITES ARE NOT NECESSARILY UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE VMDAEC AND THE VMDAEC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH SITES. THE VMDAEC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBCASTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM ANY LINKED SITE. THE VMDAEC ARE PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY THE VMDAEC OF THE LINKED SITE OR ITS CONTENT.

Register A Judge

Which events have you judged in a previous rodeo?

As a volunteer judge, VMDAEC will provide you with the following...

A ticket in your judges' packet to be used at the concession stand.
Box lunch on Saturday.
(1) ticket to the Awards Banquet Saturday night.

Each Judge will receive an email with a link to complete an Emergency Medical & Release Information form and an Association Release & Indemnification form.
These forms must be submitted by May 1, 2020

Clicking the back button on your browser will cause you to
lose your information and you will need to start over.

Questions? Please contact John McBennett at 804-297-3492
or e-mail at [email protected]

Transportation, Hotels & Meals: Participants are responsible for their own transportation, hotel, and meal expenses en route and during the Gaff-N-Go Rodeo.

Association Release & Indemnification Agreement: Participants will be required to sign an Association Release & Indemnification Agreement at the event before participating in the Gaff-N-Go Rodeo, releasing the VMDAEC, any sponsors and their employer from any liability should an injury occur during the Gaff-N-Go Rodeo. Please download the release forms here. You can download the complete Gaff-n-Go Rodeo packet here, that also contains these forms. Complete this form, except for signature, and bring with you. You will be required to provide identification and sign in front of a Gaff-n-Go Rodeo representative.