TERMS & CONDITIONS
Bethesda Big Train Ticket Terms and Conditions
THIS EVENT TICKET IS A REVOCABLE LICENSE. HOLDER ACCEPTS ALL RISK SET FORTH HEREIN.
By using this ticket, each ticket purchaser, ticket holder and/or ticket user, on behalf of themselves and any accompanying children agrees to the terms and conditions herein from Bethesda Big Train Baseball and the Bethesda Community Base Ball Club, available at Shirley Povich Field or online at www.bigtrain.org.
Ticket Holder General Acknowledgements
By use of this ticket, the Ticket Holder acknowledges and agrees that: (a) the Ticket Holder shall not transmit or aid in transmitting any Game Information in any media, without the express written or verbal consent of the representatives of the Bethesda Big Train, the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League (CRCBL), or any other member club of the CRCBL; (b) the Big Train, the CRCBL, and the other member clubs of the CRCBL are the exclusive owners of all copyrights and other proprietary rights in the game, related activities, and game information; and (c) the Released Parties shall have the perpetual and unrestricted right and license to use the Ticket Holder’s name, image, likeness and/or voice in any broadcast, telecast, photograph, video and/or sound recording taken in connection with the event for all purposes and in all media known and unknown throughout the universe. Breach of any terms contained herein will automatically terminate the license granted by this ticket. The Big Train reserves the right to change the date and/or start time of any event without notice, and without entitling the Ticket Holder to a refund or exchange under extreme circumstances.
ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK
WARNING: The Ticket Holder assumes all risk, danger, and injury incidental to the game of baseball or related activities incidental to the event, whether occurring before, during or after the actual playing of the game, including (but not limited to) the danger of being injured by thrown or broken bats, thrown or batted balls or other objects, or by others in attendance. Further, the Ticket Holder agrees that the Released Parties and each their respective owners, shareholders, partners, agents, players, officers, directors, contractors, and employees are not liable for injuries or loss of or damage to personal property resulting from such causes and Holder releases and holds harmless such persons and entities, regardless of whether any injury or loss is caused by any person’s negligence or otherwise. Batted or thrown balls and bats and other objects can enter spectator areas with great force. Risk cannot be avoided if you attend games. If you would like to lessen your risk, the Big Train will exchange your ticket for one in a REMOTE AREA SHIRLEY POVICH FIELD or, in the event of a sellout, will refund or exchange the ticket any time before the first pitch is thrown. The Big Train reserves the right to expand its use of netting; no refunds or exchanges will be issued.
COVID-19 AND OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASE NOTICE
This section is an acknowledgement and express assumption of risk and release of liability in any way related to or arising from being exposed to or contracting COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease in and around any part of Shirley Povich Field.
WARNING: By using this ticket, the Ticket Holder acknowledges and confirms, both now and in the future, that the Ticket Holder understands and expressly assumes the risk that Holder and any Accompanying Party may be exposed to COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease. Holder expressly understands that these risks include contracting COVID-19 or other Communicable Diseases and the associated dangers, medical complications, and physical and mental injuries, both foreseen and unforeseen, that may result from contracting COVID-19 or other Communicable Diseases.
Ticket Holder further acknowledges and understands that:
a) any interaction with the general public poses an elevated, inherent risk of being exposed to and contracting Communicable Disease, including, but not limited to, COVID-19; and
b) it cannot be guaranteed that Holder or any Accompanying Party will not be exposed to COVID-19 or Communicable Disease, and that as such, potential exposure to or contraction of COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease are risks inherent in Holder’s decision to use this ticket and cannot be eliminated.
COVID-19 IS AN EXTREMELY CONTAGIOUS DISEASE THAT CAN LEAD TO SEVERE ILLNESS AND DEATH. AN INHERENT RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 EXISTS IN ANY PUBLIC PLACE REGARDLESS OF PRECAUTIONS THAT MAY BE TAKEN. TICKET HOLDER, ON THEIR BEHALF AND ON BEHALF OF ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTIES, AGREES TO (1) ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH COVID-19 AND OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASES, AND (2) COMPLY WITH ALL RELATED HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES OF THE BETHESDA BIG TRAIN AND/OR THE MARYLAND-NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK AND PLANNING COMMISSION.
Children Safety Restrictions
For safety reasons, children under the age of 13 are NOT permitted to exit the ballpark and/or enter the parking lot without adult supervision.
Through the purchase of this ticket for Bethesda Big Train Baseball, the Ticket Holder consents to receive newsletter emails from the Bethesda Big Train and Bethesda Community Base Ball Club. Ticket Holder can unsubscribe to these emails by clicking on “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of a newsletter email and proceeding through the steps that follow.
Prohibited Items and Conduct
The Bethesda Big Train may determine, in its sole discretion, prohibited items for all events. The use of foul or abusive language or obscene or threatening gestures, fighting, attempts to enter the field or to cause objects to enter the field, and irresponsible or underage consumption of alcoholic beverages, and any other action deemed dangerous or inappropriate may result in the guest being ejected, refused initial admission, or arrested, without refund.
Prohibited Items Include, but are not limited to:
- Glass containers of any kind
- Large hard coolers or ice chests
- Non-collapsible umbrellas
- Brooms, poles, and staffs of any kind
- Weapons (including, without limitation, pocketknives), fireworks, and other illegal substances
- Animals (except service animals)
- Beach balls and other inflatable items
- Laser pens and laser pointers
- Alcohol not purchased at Shirley Povich Field
- Skateboards, hoverboards, and wheeled footwear
- Drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (including, without limitation, airborne drones which are prohibited by law)
- Self-defense sprays (including, without limitation, pepper spray and mace)
- Toy guns or toy knives (including, without limitation, water guns)
- Any other item deemed dangerous or inappropriate
The Big Train may modify the Prohibited Items list at any time or in connection with specific events.
Violators of any laws will be refused admission, asked to leave, or ejected from the ticketed areas.
Rainouts and Postponements
In the event of rainouts or other circumstances requiring the postponement of the game identified by the game number hereon or the event, please refer to bigtrain.org or the handle @gobigtrain on social media for the policy applicable to the affected game and retain possession of this ticket as it may need to be presented at a later time. Ticket Holder will be emailed by a Big Train representative with information on rescheduled games or ticket exchanges.
No resale of any ticket distributed by the Bethesda Big Train is permitted in any manner and may not be used for commercial or trade purposes (including, but not limited to, contests, promotions, sweepstakes, or raffles) without the express written or verbal consent of the Bethesda Big Train.
Smoking and Tobacco
The use of tobacco or vaping is strictly prohibited in Cabin John Regional Park. Violations will result in immediate removal from the stadium and revocation of this ticket without a refund or any other compensation.
Use of Derogatory Language
The Bethesda Big Train will not tolerate the use of “Derogatory Language” at Shirley Povich Field. Derogatory Language means offensive language concerning another person’s race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or national origin. Guests are encouraged to report any use of Derogatory Language, whether it is directed at players, players family members, umpires, other baseball personnel, staff members, or other guests, to the nearest Big Train staff member.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
- Re-entry is permitted upon exiting the Ballpark by notifying Big Train staff of your intent to re-enter.
- Event dates, times, and promotions subject to change without notice. Visit bigtrain.org or our social media with the handle @gobigtrain for updated game information.
- All seating based on availability.
- Sections and pricing for single game tickets are subject to the day of game market-based demand changes.
- Toddlers and small children are admitted into Shirley Povich Field without a ticket and must be seated on the lap of an accompanying adult.
- If you purchase tickets, you may receive messages via e-mail from the Big Train.
THE BETHESDA BIG TRAIN RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EDIT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT ANY TIME.