A sports official who officiates a sporting event at any level of competition in this State is not liable for any civil damages as a result of any unintended act or omission, not amounting to gross negligence, by the sports official in the execution of the officiating duties of the sports official within the facility in which the sporting event takes place.
As used in this section:
“Inspector” means an inspector of the Nevada Athletic Commission.
“Sporting event” means any contest, game or other event involving the athletic or physical skills of amateur or professional athletes.
“Sports official” means any person who serves as a referee, umpire, linesman, timekeeper, inspector, judge or in a similar capacity, whether paid or unpaid.LIABILITY OF PERSONS WHO ENGAGE IN RIGHT TO PETITION OR FREE SPEECH IN DIRECT CONNECTION WITH AN ISSUE OF PUBLIC CONCERN