The Rules and Regulations
Entry and Eligibility to Win. The "Challenge" runs from January 8, 2018 to March 31, 2018. To enter the Challenge, you must complete an online registration form at LynFitWeightLossChallenge.com between January 8, 2018 and February 28, 2018. The Challenge is free to enter. the Challenge is open to people in the United States who have obtained the age of 18 by February 28, 2018. The Challenge is void where prohibited by law. If you become pregnant during the Challenge, you are no longer eligible to win and may receive entry into the next Challenge. Women who are pregnant are not eligible for prizes, and any body change at all due to having a baby will not be eligible.
Weigh-In and Weigh-Out Scale Photo Requirements. You must submit both a weigh-in and weigh-out scale photo. Both photos should show the actual weight on the scale. The weigh-in scale photo is required at the time of registration, and the weigh-out scale photo is required on the weigh-out form, which is required between March 31, 2018 to April 3, 2018.
Before and After and Essay Submission. To register, and considered for prizes, you must submit a total of six (6) photos and two (2) short essays/descriptions. You must submit three (3) "before" photos at the time of registration and three (3) "after" photos at the time of weigh-out, using the following instructions: front body and head view, back body view, and side profile view. The “before” photos and the “after” photos should be similar poses. Do not take pictures in locker rooms. Though not required, for best results the photographs should be three-fourths (¾) body or full body to show full weight loss and body transformation. The front body and head view should clearly show the LynFit Weight Loss Challenge poster that is available with the registration form to ensure the photos are recent. You should be in comfortable clothing, but nothing that would be deemed as inappropriate. LynFit Nutrition reserves the right to request resubmission of one or more of the “before” or “after” photos or request additional images. Any entries submitted by someone other than you or professionally produced or enhanced will be rejected.
You will also be required to submit a brief "Tell Us Why" story at registration. This is to tell us your "why" for wanting to lose weight. You will also be required to submit a short essay at weigh-out, telling us about your journey during the Challenge. The essays are limited 5,000 characters. If the essays exceed 5000 characters, only the first 5000 characters will be read. LynFit Nutrition reserves the right to redact portions of any essay. Please do not use other brand or trade names in your essay because they will not be printed.
Judging and Winners. Entries must be received between January 8, 2018 to February 28, 2018. The Grand Prize Winner will be the person who has lost the most weight during the Challenge. LynFit Nutrition will determine the appropriate tie-breaking mechanism. Other entries will be selected as winners of other LynFit Product prizes at the sole discretion of LynFit Nutrition. All entries become property of LynFit Nutrition and will not be returned.
Prizes. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $2,000 USD cash. LynFit Nutrition, at its sole discretion, may award other LynFit Nutrition Product Prizes to entries. Prizes are non-transferable. Taxes are the sole responsibility of each winner. Prize winner(s) will also be required to execute an Affidavit and Publicity Release and a W-9 (if applicable) within fourteen (14) days of notification or Prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded in the event: (a) potential winner cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted based on the information stated in the entry form, (b) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (c) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Challenge or receive the Prize, (d) potential winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, (e) potential winner’s Prize notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable for whatever reason, or (f) potential winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Challenge and an alternate potential winner may be selected, at LynFit Nutrition's sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received.
Winner Affidavit and Release. Winners will be required to provide before and after photographs to LynFit Nutrition to be used for promotional and marketing purposes. Before receiving the Prize, and as a condition of receiving the Prize, winners may be required to provide valid photo identification featuring his or her name and address as it appeared on the entry supplied, provide proof of proper age and residency, and sign an affidavit of eligibility and release supplied by LynFit Nutrition which, among other disclaimers: (a) releases LynFit Nutrition, Inc. and related persons from any and all liability related to the Challenge and the receipt and use of the Prize, and (b) grants LynFit Nutrition the right to publish the winner’s name, city/state, photograph(s), voice, testimonial, approved biographical information, or other likeness and/or Prize information or personal exposition (and/or any edited portion thereof) for promotional, advertising and/or publicity purposes in any media, now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation or notice to, or further consent of, the winner to the extent permitted by law.
Assumption of Risk, Waiver of Liability, and Indemnification. You acknowledge that there are risks associated with your participation in the Challenge and you agree that the terms of your General Terms Agreement and Member Usage Agreement apply to your participation, including but not limited to the Assumption of Risk, Release of Liability, and Indemnification provisions. By entering the Challenge, each participant agrees to follow these Official Rules and to release, discharge, and hold harmless LynFit Nutrition from any and all responsibility or liability whatsoever for any property loss, damage, personal injury, or death, in connection with the Prize(s) and/or any person’s participation in the Challenge.
No Guaranty of Weight Loss. Individual weight loss results vary and participation in the Challenge does not guarantee weight loss. Factors such as diet and genetic makeup, overall health, or physiological differences may influence weight loss. Please consult with your physician before beginning any new nutrition or exercise program.
General. No entrant shall use any artificial or inappropriate means of weight loss or alteration in body composition in order to win the Challenge including but not limited to liposuction, weight loss surgery or other similar procedures. All interpretations of these Official Rules shall be made by LynFit Nutrition, whose decisions and interpretations shall be final and binding. LynFit Nutrition reserves the right to cancel, terminate or suspend this Challenge or any part of this Challenge for any reason. LynFit Nutrition reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it reasonably suspects or believes to be tampering with the entry process, any part of the Challenge itself, or the award mechanism by any means or suspected to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other term or condition of the Challenge set by LynFit Nutrition. LynFit Nutrition reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Challenge, including the entire Challenge, and/or modify the Challenge. LynFit Nutrition shall not be responsible for lost, incomplete or late entries, weigh-ins/body composition measurements or for any entries or weigh-ins/composition measurements/essays/photos that are not received by LynFit Nutrition by the applicable deadline for any reason whatsoever.
Sponsor and Winner List. The sponsor is LynFit Nutrition. To receive a notification of the Challenge winner, please submit your request via email to Support@LynFit.com by December 31, 2018.