Bourbon & Whiskey Tasting

Terms and Conditions

East Tennessee Equality Council (ETEC) Knox Pride reserves the right to refuse anyone participation at this event and does not guarantee your success at this event.  You (hereinafter referred to as “Participant”) agree to comply with the following terms
and conditions. Violations of these terms and conditions can be cause for removal from the Bourbon & Whiskey Tasting without refund and can result in being expelled from future events.

No Third Party Sponsorships: Each Entry affirms that only the organization/group named in the Bourbon & Whiskey Tasting Application will be the organization/group participating on the day of the Tasting. Each Entry affirms that it is not sponsored by or will not display any sponsors’ or advertisers’ logos, advertisements, trademarks, products, or promotional materials without prior written approval of Knox Pride.  Signs/Banners/Logos: Each Entry affirms that only the organization/group named in the Bourbon & Whiskey Application Form will be the organization/group participating on the day of the Bourbon & Whiskey Tasting and no other organization or entity be promoted on a banner/sign/logo without written permission from Knox Pride.

City Ordinances & Laws: The Knoxville Police Department, who will be present and managing security, for the Bourbon & Whiskey Tasting, are responsible for enforcing all applicable state laws and local ordinances during all Knox Pride events.  Such statutes may include, but are not limited to public decency, alcohol, controlled substances, and public safety.

Release and Indemnity: All entries must sign a release and indemnity statement agreeing to indemnify Knox Pride and its directors, employees, and/or volunteers and hold them harmless with respect to all action or incidents arising out of the participant’s
involvement with/in the Knox Pride Bourbon & Whiskey Festival, or other related activities.

Limitation of Liability, Indemnity, and Release: Neither the East Tennessee Equality Council (ETEC), Knox Pride Organization., nor any of its officers, agents, volunteers, employees, independent contractors, or other representatives shall be held liable for,
and they are expressly released from, liability for any damages, loss, harm, or injury to the person or property of participant or any of its officers, agents, volunteers, employees, independent contractors, or other representatives resulting from theft, fire,
water, accident, or any other cause. Participants shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless East Tennessee Equality Council (ETEC), Knox Pride Organization., and any of its officers, agents, volunteers, employees, independent contractors, or other
representatives (i) from and against any and all claims arising from any acts, failures to act, or negligence of participant or any of its officers, agents, volunteers, employees, independent contractors, or other representatives, (ii) from and against any claims
arising from breach of, or default in the performance of any obligation on participant’s part to be performed under, these terms and conditions and, (iii) form and against all costs, attorney’s fees, expenses, and liabilities incurred in the defense of any such claim or any action. Under no circumstances shall East Tennessee Equality Council (ETEC), Knox Pride Organization. be liable for consequential, indirect, special, or punitive damages of any kind, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, whether based upon lost
goodwill, lost profits, loss of use of the booth, or other-wise, and whether arising out of breach of any express or implied warranty, breach of contract, negligence, misrepresentation, strict liability or otherwise. East Tennessee Equality Council (ETEC), Knox Pride. Under no circumstances will an individual or organization be allowed to profit off of the Knox Pride Bourbon & Whiskey Tasting, a community event designed solely to raise knowledge of Bourbon & Whiskey.

East Tennessee Equality Council (ETEC), Knox Pride Organization is run entirely by volunteers: Please help us by remembering that we are here to put our community’s best foot forward. This event is a fun event but it requires a year of careful planning.
Please adhere to our rules and deadlines. They help us make the event great.