Contest is open to anyone who lives in the WDAM VIEWING AREA-must be at least 21 years of age.
All entries must be received no later than August 12 at 12:00 noon.
The contest will last 12-weeks beginning August 24 and ending Nov 20, 2009.
You MUST be available to participate for the full 12-weeks in order to be selected.
All finalists must be able to meet weekly meetings at 12 noon on Thursdays.
All finalists must be able to attend to Fitness Challenges, at times scheduled.
*THIS CONTEST IS DESIGNED FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE VERY SERIOUS ABOUT WANTING TO LOSE WEIGHT AND GET IN THE BEST SHAPE OF THEIR LIFE---THEY MUST BE WILLING TO FULLY COMMIT TO AN EXTENSIVE 12-WEEK WORKOUT/NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM. All decisions of FGH Wellness and WDAM-TV are final. By signing this entry form, contestant agrees to assume all risk of accident and damage resulting from my participation in this contest including any and all training, workouts during or after the contest. Furthermore, contestant agrees to release, indemnify, and hold harmless WDAM-TV, FGH Wellness, its instructors, trainers, agents, employees, officers, and owners and each of them from any claim or liability for any injury or damage that is sustained during the course of this contest or use of FGH Wellness. Contestant agrees to the release of any picture, video, image, weight, measurements, data, or audio or any other personal information for use by WDAM-TV and FGH Wellness. The eventual Grand Prize Winner will be chosen off the same guidelines used on the NBC show, the "Biggest Loser".
The finalists will be expected to:
What you get as one of the final contestants and what you need to know:
OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES
Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud. No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted. Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor(s)), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction. For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.
Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).
Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion. Finalist will be selected from online entries. FGH Wellness Center staff will review all entries and screen to select the best contestants, in FGH Wellness Center's sole discretion. Each finalist must sign a release.
No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned by winner(s). Sponsor(s) reserves the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.
Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees incurred by participating in the promotion, including, but not limited to, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature. WDAM TV will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service. Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from WDAM TV if WDAM TV reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service. Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.
Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that WDAM TV, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner's name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.