Spartan Fittest Bride Challenge presented by Qalo


The Spartan Fittest Bride Challenge is presented by Qalo. Qalo offers silicone wedding rings to keep up with your active lifestyle while respecting the commitment of marriage.

Attention all Spartan Brides-to-be!

We cordially invite you to compete in the Spartan Fittest Bride Challenge…at the spectacular Riverside Farm in Pittsfield, VT…the first 15 entrants to register will receive a free weekend at the Farm.

It’s easy! Just join us at the beautiful Riverside Farm on the weekend of October 17-18, 2015 and compete against other Spartan Brides to see who can make the fastest run up a mountain on the Farm. Best time wins a free wedding reception in the gorgeous Green Mountain countryside!

Please apply as soon as possible! The first 15 brides selected to compete will receive lodging the night of October 17th and 18th for the bride and fiancé at Amee Lodge. To enter the contest, please provide a brief message telling us about yourself, with a link to a photo and we’ll get back to you ASAP and let you know if you will be one of the lucky 100 to compete.

Deadline for entries is: October 15, 2015.

Contest Rules/Prizes:

  • Spartan Fittest Bride Challenge will take place on the afternoon of Sunday, Oct. 18th at Riverside Farm in Pittsfield, Vt.
  • Fastest time up & down the mountain course wins the event.
  • Contest will be filmed and televised.
  • Maximum of 100 contestants will compete. First 15 to sign up and qualify will get free lodging (double occupancy) on Oct. 17, 18.
  • Contestants must be either formally engaged and/or planning to be married by Summer ’16.

Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • Wedding reception for up to 100 guests at Riverside Farm.
  • Reception to be held in the classic Brown Barn on Saturday night.
  • Party to include gourmet cuisine for up to 100 guests.
  • All coordination by Riverside staff included.
  • Free lodging for Bride & Groom plus six (6) guests at Riverside Farm.
  • Reception dates are subject to availability.

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*Contest may be filmed by a local Fox news affiliate.

Full Official Contest Rules are below and apply to this Contest.

This contest (“Contest”) is void outside the 50 United States and District of Columbia, and where prohibited. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this contest.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ABILITY TO WIN. This Contest consists of two parts; (1) the initial entry to the Contest (the “Entry”) and (2) the timed foot race (the “Event” or “Race”), to determine the overall winner.

SPONSOR: Spartan Race, Inc., 234 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110.

ENTRY: During the Entry Period, there is one (1) way to enter.

1. Online Form: Submit your online entry, which includes an online message. You may also submit a photograph. To submit in the online form, copy and paste a link to your photo in the message box. Otherwise, you can send a photo to Sponsor via US Mail at the address above, attn.: Spartan Brides Contest.

Entries must (i) be original (written by entrant), (ii) be in English, (iii) not be previously published and may not have won any prize or award, (iv) be in keeping with the Sponsor’s image and (v) not be offensive or inappropriate, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights. Entries that are handwritten or fictional will be void. Entries may not contain brand names or trademarks. All entries are final upon submission. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject and/or disqualify any entries, subjects, or related materials that Sponsor deems to be obscene, defamatory, profane, offensive, lewd, pornographic, false, misleading, deceptive, or otherwise inconsistent with its editorial standards, audience expectations, or reputational interests or that Sponsor believes may violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify any element of any entry or related materials, request additional information and to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the Contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor’s advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule.

By submitting your entry, you agree that your entry conforms to these Official Rules and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify your entry for any reason, including if it determines, in its sole discretion, that your entry fails to conform to these Official Rules in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

By submitting an entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the entry to be posted on Sponsor’s website or used in any manner as seen fit by Sponsor. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any entry and reserve the right to remove any posted entry at any time whatsoever and/or for any reason. Entrants agree that they will not use the entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the entry to any online social networks, without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.

By submitting an entry, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many entries in connection with this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor, and that such entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other entries submitted in connection with this Contest and/or other contests sponsored by the Sponsor or submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her entry, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such entry or other works used by Sponsor.

By submitting an entry, entrant irrevocably grant unlimited permission to Sponsor to use, reproduce, sell, disseminate and distribute any and all information, photographs, images, videotapes, motion pictures, recordings, or any other depiction of any kind of Participant or my or their participation in the Event for any legitimate purpose in perpetuity and understands that entrant will not be entitled to any compensation in connection therewith. Entrant further hereby irrevocably and absolutely grants permission to the Sponsor to film, videotape and record the performance of the entrant in the Event and subsequently to telecast, sell, distribute and otherwise utilize the same in whatever manner Sponsor shall deem appropriate. Such permission shall include granting the unlimited and irrevocable rights to Sponsor, without compensation of any kind to entrant, to use, reproduce or broadcast, entrants name, nickname, image, likeness, voice, photograph, signature facsimile, and biographical information in connection with the Event. Entrant acknowledges that Sponsors shall have unlimited right throughout the world to copyright, use, reuse, publish, republish, broadcast and otherwise distribute depictions of or information about entrant and all or any portion of the Event in which entrant may appear on any and all radio, network, cable and local television programs and in any print materials and in any other format or media (including electronic media) now known or hereafter devised in perpetuity and without compensation to entrant. In consideration and in return for being allowed to participate in the Event, Entrant releases and agrees not to sue the Sponsor from all present and future claims regarding entrant’s participation in events organized by the Sponsor, including the Event, by Participant, their family, estate heirs, or assigns.

EVENT: Qualifiers for the Event will be invited to take part in the Spartan Fittest Bride Challenge on Sunday, October 18, 2015. The event will require qualifiers to race up and down a mountain course in appropriate workout clothing. The winner will be the qualifier who is deemed to have completed the course in the fastest time.
LIMIT: One (1) entry per person throughout the Entry Period. Any attempt by an entrant, or any other person, to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods may result in disqualification and all associated entries may be voided by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. You may only use one (1) email address to enter this Contest.

ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older at time of entry are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and their immediate family members (regardless of where they reside) or household members, whether or not related. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year. Entrant must be formally engaged and/or planning to be married by summer 2016.

JUDGING: On or about October 15, 2015, a qualified panel of judges selected by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will judge all the eligible entries received during the Entry Period based on the following criteria: originality (25%), adherence to Contest theme (25%), use of language (25%), and overall creativity (25%). The 100 entries with the highest total score will be deemed Qualifiers for the Event. In the event of a tie, the potential winner will be the entry among the tied entries with the highest score in overall creativity. Potential qualifiers will be notified by phone and/or email and will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS W9 form, and a Release of Liability/Publicity (unless prohibited by law), Waiver and Release Form, and any other documents required by Sponsor within ten (1) day of date of notification. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period and/or qualifier does not show up to race, qualifier will not be eligible to win the prize. Decisions of judges are final and binding in all respects.

PRIZE #1: Winners of the Contest will qualify to compete in the Event. The first 15 contest winners will receive a prize of a two night stay for Qualifier and Fiancée at Amee Farm Lodge, 4275 Route 100 , Pittsfield, VT 05762; Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $353.16. Publication of winning letter is at the sole discretion of the Sponsor and is not guaranteed. The opportunity for winner’s letter to be published has no retail value, and if this prize component is not available and/or cannot be awarded for any reason, the remaining elements of the prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to winner and no additional compensation will be awarded.

PRIZE #2: Winner of the Event will receive a prize of Wedding Reception for up to 100 Guests in the Classic Brown Barn at Riverside Farm, 57 Tweed River Drive, Pittsfield, VT 05762 on a Saturday night in 2016 (dates subject to availability). The party will include gourmet cuisine for up to 100 guests, coordination by Riverside staff, and free lodging for Bride and Groom plus six (6) guests at Riverside Farm on the night of the reception; ARV $45,000.00. Event will not include wedding officiant, flowers, clothing, decorations, alcohol, transportation, or any other wedding items other than those specifically indicated. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Sponsor will determine all elements of prize in its sole discretion. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed, or substituted, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. All applicable income, federal, state and local taxes, if any, and all other costs or expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winner. The awarding of the prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. All prize details are at sole discretion of Sponsor.

PRIVACY: When you enter the Contest, we collect personally identifying information about you, including your name, complete mailing address, and email address. Your information will not be sold or rented to third parties. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the entry to be eligible. Incomplete entries are void. Entrants may be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from Sponsor; however, such emails are optional. Eligibility to participate in the Contest is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive e-mails and such consent will not affect entrant’s chances of winning. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST.

LICENSE FOR USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting an entry, each entrant grants, and represents and warrants that the entrant has the rights and authority necessary to grant, Sponsor an irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sublicensable license and right to exploit, edit, modify, and distribute the entry and all elements of such entry, including, without limitation, the letter and the likenesses of any persons or locations embodied therein, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity without compensation, permission or notification to entrant or any third party.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at a AAA regional office in Boston, MA; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages including attorney’s fees or any other damages, other than for entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Contest), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

RELEASES: By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to release Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Contest and/or acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.

MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, undelivered, garbled, postage-due or misdirected entries, emails or letters; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, emails or letters, the announcement of the prize, or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this Contest if the Contest is compromised by virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of the Contest. In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to determine the potential winner from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to date of cancellation or termination using the judging criteria specified above. In the event of a dispute regarding online or email entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account associated with the entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use each entrant’s name, hometown (city and state), voice, biographical information, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this Contest in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the Contest, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable. Contest is subject to all applicable U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations.

WINNER’S NAME: For winner’s name, available after October 18, 2015, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Spartan Race, Inc., Attn: Spartan Brides Winner, 234 Congress Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110.