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Hornets Sports & Entertainment strives to create a safe, healthy and enjoyable atmosphere for all fans, guests, employees, players and performers that enter our doors. Below, please find information that will help prepare you for your visit to Spectrum Center.

As there may be updates throughout the season, we encourage you to check back often. We look forward to seeing you at Spectrum Center!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

THIRD-PARTY ACCREDITATION

ASSUMPTION OF RISK

By attending any event at Spectrum Center, you  acknowledge that (i) there is an inherent and elevated risk of exposure to contagious diseases (“Contagious Diseases”), including, without limitation, COVID-19, the contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), in any place where people are present, including Spectrum Center; (ii) no precautions, including any protocols (“Disease Protocols”) that may be implemented by you or any Spectrum Center event sponsors or promoters and/or other third parties (such as by federal and state governmental agencies), can eliminate the risk of exposure to Contagious Diseases; (iii) the risks of exposure to Contagious Diseases are increased by proximity to other people; (iv) there is no guarantee, express or implied, that you will not be exposed to Contagious Diseases; (v) people of all ages and health conditions, including healthy young people, may be adversely affected by Contagious Diseases; (vi) certain people may be identified by public health authorities as having greater risk for exposure to Contagious Diseases based on their age or underlying medical conditions; and (vii) exposure to Contagious Diseases can result in being subject to quarantine requirements, illness, disability, and other short-term and long-term health effects, including death, regardless of a person's age or health condition. You also acknowledge that the Disease Protocols may prove inadequate to prevent the exposure and transmission of Contagious Diseases and that it is possible that from time-to-time persons present at Spectrum Center or at any other locations in which the events may be held or where people are gathered may not comply fully with the Disease Protocols. You further acknowledge that the implementation of the Disease Protocols does not guarantee that you will not be exposed to or contract Contagious Diseases as a result of their attendance at the Spectrum Center or pass Contagious Diseases on to others, including you, your guests and other family members of you and your guests. You understand and knowingly and voluntarily assumes all risks related to attending, traveling to and from Games, Playoff Games, and Events held at Spectrum Center. Those risks may include an increased risk of exposure to illness (including, but not limited to, Contagious Diseases), personal injury, disability, and other short-term or long-term health effects including death, which might result not only from your own actions, inactions, or negligence, but from the actions, inactions, or negligence of any of the Related Parties (as defined below). You accept that you have sole responsibility for any and all costs and expenses, damages, liability, and other losses that you, or any of your respective heirs, assigns, executors, administrators, next of kin or other persons acting or claiming to act on behalf of you and your guests (the "Related Persons"), may incur in connection with the risks described above, and voluntarily waive all claims and potential claims against Charlotte Arena Operations, LLC and Hornets Basketball, LLC. and all of their affiliates, employees, shareholders, owners, managers and agents, the National Basketball Association and its member teams, the event promoters, sponsors, operators, contractors, agencies, advertisers, and/or vendors, and each of their affiliated companies, and any of the respective present and future parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, members, officers, directors, employees, stakeholders, shareholders, agents, insurers, representatives, successors and assigns of each of the foregoing entities and persons relating to such risks.