While all reasonable precautions are taken, it is recognized that there are some inherent dangers connected to blacksmithing and this event as well as other common hazards of daily activity. Participation in this event, to include viewing, is entirely voluntary and at your own risk. All who register and their guests automatically release SOFA, all demonstrators and staff, the Miami County Fairgrounds and all other persons or groups helping with this event from all liability should any accident or injury occur. There are no rights, privileges, newsletter subscription or other obligations granted or implied by this agreement. The fee you pay constitutes your associate membership and voluntary acceptance of all restrictions and disclaimers of responsibility as given here and elsewhere in this brochure while attending any SOFA activity, including but not limited to, QuadStates, workshops, events, and classes.