NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND BY ENTRANTS IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS COMPETITION. MANY WILL ENTER; ONE WILL WIN. EXCEPT AS INDICATED HEREIN, ENTRANCE OPEN ONLY TO WOMEN AGE 18 AND OVER. VOID IN TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Ms. Health and Fitness 2019 (“Competition”) is sponsored by Ms. Health and Fitness (“Sponsor”) and facilitated by Crow Vote LLC's crowd voting software (“Software”).
Entrants must be female and 18 years of age or older, void where prohibited by law. Employees and agents of Ms. Health and Fitness and its affiliates and/or subsidiaries (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), are ineligible to participate. Note: It is not required for a model to reside or hold legal residence in the state or country they are representing. It is encouraged that models enter to represent their home state/country, state/country of current residency, or state/country of temporary residency; but they may instead opt to represent any other state or country of their choosing, based on area saturation at time of acceptance into the competition.
All entries must be received by July 1st, 2019 to be eligible for inclusion in the Competition. The Ms. Health and Fitness Judging Panel (“Judging Panel”) will do a preliminary screening of all entries for compliance with the rules and adherence to the judging criteria as well as hand-selecting models that will be eligible to enter the public voting phase.
At the end of each round of the Competition, those whose entries were selected to continue in the Competition shall be notified of such via a posting at mshealthandfitness.com. Limit one (1) entry per person for the entire Competition Period. Entries, including photographs, become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Submit completed entry and photo using the entry form at mshealthandfitness.com. Entries received by any other means will not be eligible for the Competition. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, or misdirected entries.
No purchase, entry fee, payment, or proof of purchase necessary to participate. During the registration period, you may visit mshealthandfitness.com to complete and submit your entry form. An entry will not be accepted unless the Entrant acknowledges that she accepts and agrees to be bound by all Competition rules.
In addition to completing the official entry form, each Entrant must submit at least three (3) digital photographs of only herself (containing no nudity). Photos submitted must not infringe on third-party rights and must be suitable for publication. Photographs that include more than one individual, nudity or otherwise do not conform to the specifications described above will not be accepted, and the entries to which such photographs relate will not be eligible for inclusion in the Competition. Submission of a qualifying entry grants Sponsor and its agents the right to publish, use, adapt, edit, and/or modify such entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation and without consideration to Entrant. Submission of an entry further constitutes Entrant’s consent to irrevocably assign and transfer to Sponsor any and all rights, title, and interest in the entry, including, without limitation, all copyrights reserved.
The Judging Panel (“Judging Panel”) will do a preliminary screen of all entries for compliance with the Rules and adherence to the judging criteria, as well as hand selecting models to advance to the initial public voting round and divided equally into groups.
Round 1: TOP 30 (Starts June 24th and Ends July 3rd, 2019) - Public voting will help reduce each group to the top 30 models in each group.
Round 2: TOP 20 (Starts July 3rd and Ends July 10th, 2019) - Public voting will help reduce each group to the top 20 models in each group.
Round 3: TOP 10 (Starts July 10th and Ends July 17th, 2019) - Public voting will help reduce each group to the top 10 models in each group.
Round 4: TOP 5 (Starts July 17th and Ends July 24th, 2019) - Public voting will help reduce each group to the top 5 models in each group.
Round 5: Group Winners (Starts July 24th and Ends July 31st, 2019) - Public voting will help reduce each group to one (1) preliminary winner. Second place group finishers will advance to the Wildcard Round.
Round 6: Wildcard Round (Starts August 2nd and Ends August 4th, 2019) – Second place group finishers will be divided evenly into groups. Public voting will determine one (1) winner from each Wildcard group. Wildcard winners advance to the semi-finals.
Round 7: Semi-finals (Starts August 5th and Ends August 14th, 2019) – Preliminary group winners and Wildcard winners will be divided evenly into groups. Public voting will determine one (1) winner from each semi-finals group that will advance into the finals.
Round 8: Finals (Starts August 15th and Ends August 21st, 2019) - Public voting will help reduce finalists to the one (1) winner of the Ms Health and Fitness competition (the “Grand Prize Winner”), subject to such individuals compliance with the Rules and any other applicable terms and conditions in connection with the Competition.
During the Competition, anyone voting a valid "Real" Facebook account (“Voter” or “Voters”) may cast one or more votes for one or more contestant. Voters can earn credits to vote by doing the following: 1.) Voters will earn one credit every 24 hours (1 credit = 1 vote) by logging in to vote for their favorite contestant. 2.) Voters can purchase additional credits to vote (for one or more contestants). Qualifying votes shall only be cast in accordance with the instructions as listed in the contest terms and conditions. The winning Entrant(s) of each phase of the Competition will be determined based upon the number of qualifying votes received, with those receiving the highest number of qualifying votes deemed the winner(s). NOTE: IT IS NOT NECESSARY FOR ANY ENTRANT TO PAY AN ENTRY FEE, CAST A VOTE, OR TENDER A PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IN ORDER TO ENTER OR WIN THIS COMPETITION. “Bot” activity or any kind of robotic or automated voting mechanism is not an acceptable form of voting. If this type of false voting is detected by our server, the associated IP address will be banned from voting. Crow Vote LLC reserves the right to disqualify entrants suspected in partaking in this type of activity, or any other voting activity we deem unfair.
By entering, Entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Competition, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Arizona without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, and Entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state, and local courts located in Maricopa County, Arizona. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual: (a) acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be in violation of these Official Rules; or (b) acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be unsportsmanlike, disruptive, and/or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.
CONTESTANTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO CAST PAID VOTES FOR THEMSELVES, MODELS CAUGHT UTILIZING THEIR PERSONAL PAYMENTS METHODS AND CASTING PAID VOTES FOR THEMSELVES MAY BE SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION.
“Bot” activity or ANY automated or mechanical methods are NOT an acceptable form of voting. If this type of false voting is detected by our software, the associated IP address will be banned from voting. Ms. Health and Fitness Reserves the right to disqualify entrants suspected in partaking in this type of activity, or any other voting activity we deem unfair. ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE COMPETITION OF THE CONTEST IS IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND COSTS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entrants may, at their discretion, offer Reward incentives for their voters ONLY in the form of a digital photo or video (containing no nudity, obscene, or otherwise offensive content) to be uploaded and delivered through the competition Website. No other type of incentive (ie. signed poster, print photo) may be offered as a Reward in lieu of a digital photo or video uploaded and delivered through the competition Website. Furthermore, Rewards are offered and completed at the sole discretion of the Entrant and failure to receive a Reward does not constitute a refund of a vote purchase. All purchases made through the Website are solely for the purpose of public voting and are in no way associated with any Reward incentives being offered by an Entrant. By selecting a Reward, voter hereby acknowledges the Reward policy and agrees to be bound by the terms of purchase set forth on the Website.
Winner will be selected by public voting and is not subject to random chance. One (1) Entrant will be selected to be photographed and featured in a two page spread in Muscle and Fitness Hers magazine along with a front cover reference. The winning Entrant must be available for the photo shoot during the dates of September 1st through September 30th, 2019, specific dates to be determined. If the winning Entrant is not available, an alternate winner will be selected, time permitting. The winning Entrant will receive a cash honorarium of $20,000 and such other prizes as Sponsor so selects in its sole and absolute discretion. Cash winnings will be provided after receiving all necessary documentation (See section 9) in compliance with competition eligibility and successful completion of photo shoot. By agreeing to appear as the winning Entrant, the winning Entrant consents to the use of their name, photos, and/or likenesses for advertising and trade purposes in connection with Ms. Health and Fitness, in any and all media known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without additional compensation, except where prohibited. No Grand Prize substitutions or cash redemption allowed. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to not use the photography. By accepting prize money, the winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules. To the extent that any federal and/or state income or other taxes apply to the value of the prize(s) and/or award(s) provided to the winning Entrant, the winning Entrant shall be solely responsible for the reporting and payment of such taxes.
Potential winners will be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility, a liability/publicity release, and other documents (“Prize Claim Documents”), as may be required or permitted by law. If any potential winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within fourteen (14) days of prize notifications sent, the winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be determined/selected. Sponsor is not responsible for any change in address of Entrants.
Competition is governed by the laws of the State of Arizona, with venue in Maricopa County, Arizona, and all claims must be resolved in the local, state, or federal courts of Maricopa County, Arizona. By entering this Competition, participants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Competition Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final in all matters related to the Competition. Promotion Entities also reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Competition. This Competition is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By participating in the Competition, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judging organization and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Competition or these Official Rules. Winner and participants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the Promotion Entities, and the officers, employees, contractors, and agents of each, from and against any claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse, use, loss, or misdirection of any prize, or participation in any Competition-related activity or participation in this Competition, or any other error in the offering or announcement of any prize and hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; all causes of action arising out of or connected with this promotion, or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, or misdirected entries. If you are selected as the winner, your information may also be included in a publicly available winner’s list.
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