MUSCLE & FITNESS COLLEGE MUSCLE BLOGGER CONTEST TERMS & CONDITIONS
Simple Rules: The Muscle & Fitness College Muscle Blogger Program and Contest is an online search for articles/blogs submitted by college students on the subject of fitness, including but not limited to exercise, diet, nutrition, healthy college living. It is open to college students, 18 years of age or older. Submissions that are both topically appropriate and meet the standard of writing for Muscle & Fitness will be posted on www.muscleandfitness.com. Those who submit an article that is subsequently selected to be posted to the website will also win a selection of Nutrex products. All entrants must read the official rules including the disclaimer before your entry.
Hosting Company: Muscle & Fitness (herein referred to as “Hosting Company”) is the coordinator of the Muscle & Fitness College Muscle Blogger Program and Contest (herein referred to as the “Contest”).
Eligibility: All Contestants must be at least 18 years of age or older and enrolled in at least one college/university class on the date the entry was submitted.
Employees of American Media, Inc., Weider Publications, LLC, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies, and its managers, employees and agents, and members of the immediate family of such individuals (including spouses, parents, siblings, children and their respective spouses) and persons living in the same household with any such individuals are ineligible. Contestants will also be required to represent and warrant that they have sufficient rights to the copy and images, and all other materials submitted in connection with this Contest to grant the Hosting Company the rights granted hereunder.
Contestants shall agree to hold the Hosting Company harmless and to indemnify the Hosting Company from any and all liabilities, loss, claims, or causes of actions, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses that may be incurred by the Hosting Company, arising out of or relating to my breach of any representation or warranty, or any other violation of these Official Rules.
Failure to comply with these Official Rules will result in ineligibility of Contestant. All federal, state/provincial and local laws and regulations of the United States apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Contestants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Failure to comply with these Official Rules will result in ineligibility of Contestant.
How to Enter: Starting August 24, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. ET, Entrants may enter the Contest at www.muscleandfitness.com/collegeblogger for the official online entry form. You must complete all information requested, including but not limited to your legal name, full address (including apartment number), city, state, Zip Code, daytime, home and cell telephone numbers, e-mail address at which you can be reached, and all other information requested on the form. Contest ends December 31, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.
Judging Criteria: Our selection board will use the following criteria to choose the winners: (a) relevance of content, (b) quality of writing, and (c) conformity with the Muscle & Fitness voice and brand.
M&F COLLEGE MUSCLE TOPICS:
You can choose your own topic or choose from the list below. If choosing your own topic, you must follow the guidelines above:
- MAKE THE MOST OUT YOUR COLLEGE FITNESS FACILITIES
- DORM ROOM FITNESS HACKS AND TIPS
- DINING HALL SURVIVAL TIPS
- COLLEGE RECIPES
- TIPS TO BE ACTIVE ON AND OFF CAMPUS
- HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT INTRAMURAL OR REC SPORTS CLUB
- WAYS TO MAKE FITNESS A PRIORITY WHEN ADJUSTING TO COLLEGE LIFE
- HOW TO DECIDE WHAT FITNESS CLASSES TO TAKE
SUBMISSION OPTION 1: Share your blog link via the hashtag #collegemuscle (hyperlink). Include your name, college and link to the article. If we like it, we will contact you to get the necessary information to feature on Muscle & Fitness.
SUBMISSION OPTION 2: Enter your name, age, email & college and upload the article at www.muscleandfitness.com/collegeblogger. If we like it, we will contact you to get the necessary information to feature on Muscle & Fitness.
Selection / Winner: The selection of the final winners will be determined by the selection board of the Hosting Company, whose decisions shall be final, and shall be based on the judging criteria posted above.
Prize / Value: Up to thirty-five (35) College Muscle Blogger winners will receive select Nutrex products (ARV $140.00) and have their work posted on www.muscleandfitness.com.
Notification/Terms: Entry constitutes permission to use Contestant’s name on Muscle & Fitness publications, and/or on the Website, or an affiliated or associated website, and their consent to use Contestant’s name, writing, photographs, comments and/or voice/video recordings and likenesses for advertising or publicity purposes, in any and all media – including but not limited to publications, online display, social media, television, cable, video, DVD and/or film productions, wireless applications and other media channels and applications, and for advertising, promotions, other Contests sponsored by one or all of the Hosting company and other commercial purposes (whether by the Hosting Company or any third party) – without additional compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. Contestants consent to a background check that may be performed, at the sole discretion of the Hosting Company, to verify information provided by Contestants and compliance with these Official Rules, or for other reasons related to the Contest. This Contest shall be governed and construed by Florida law, and the exclusive venue for all controversies will be in state or federal court in Palm Beach County, Florida. The Hosting Company reserves the right to crop or otherwise alter images. Contestant waives (or shall ensure that copyright holder waives if Contestant is not copyright holder) in favor of Hosting Company and anyone authorized by them, any and all moral rights that Contestant (or copyright holder) may have in any image. If any Contestant does not return any document within the time frame indicated on the document, or cannot be contacted, Contestant will be disqualified.
Disclaimer and Release of Liability: The Hosting Company and all its affiliates are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, technical malfunction, failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, access providers, or software, including any injury or damage to participants’ or any other person’, computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest; inability to access the entry website or any pages thereof; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; entry submissions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete, garbled, or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website. Proof of entering information at website is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. All dates set forth in these Official Rules are approximate. The Hosting Company reserves the right to extend any deadlines. All entries and any other material submitted (including but not limited to image) become the sole property of the Hosting Company. False and or deceptive entries or accounts shall render entry ineligible.
All decisions of the Hosting Company shall be final and conclusive on all matters relating to the Contest.
All Contestants and Winners release the Hosting Company and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, wholesalers, retailers, officers, directors, agents, employees and all other associated with the development and execution of this Contest from any and all liability with respect to, or in any way arising from this Contest, publication or use of their images, including liability for personal injury, death, damages, or monetary loss.
The Hosting Company reserve the right to terminate, withdraw or amend the Contest for any reason.
Contestants consent to the Hosting Company’s collection, use and disclosure to third parties of Contestants’ personal information for the purpose of administering this Contest and as otherwise set out in these Official Rules.