TLC Houston Weight Loss Contest Rules




 1.        Eligibility

            Houston Weight Loss Contest (the "Contest") is open to active Independent Business Owners of Total Life Changes, LLC, legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least twenty-one (21) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Total Life Changes, LLC, and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations, including any Federal and local taxes applied in the participant’s home state. Only one (1) prize per household/immediate family from Total Life Changes, LLC (the Company) within any one hundred eighty (180) day period for prizes valued over $500. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.

 2.        Sponsor

            The Contest is sponsored by Total Life Changes, LLC, located at 6094 Corporate Drive, Fair Haven, Michigan 48023.

 3.        Agreement to Official Rules

            Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and any and all decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

 4.        Contest Period

            The Contest begins on August 10th, 2018 at 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time and ends on September 7th, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (the "Contest Period"). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest Period pursuant to paragraph 5.

 5.        How to Enter

            Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website ( and following the directions provided to submit the required entry information in full.

            Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household more than the stated limitation will cause all entries to be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

6.         Prize Drawing

            On or about September 9th, 2018, the Sponsor will, in its sole and unequivocal discretion, select potential winners based on the Sponsor’s criteria and review. On or about September 15, 2018, the Sponsor will attempt to notify the selected potential winners pursuant to paragraph 7. If the potential winners cannot be contacted or fail to meet their obligations herein within 24 hours from first attempt to contact them, the Sponsor will select alternate potential winners from the remaining list of potential winners.  Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which any remaining prizes will remain un-awarded. 

 7.        Winner Notification

            The winners will be notified by phone and email. Each responding winner will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within 24 hours of the date and time the email notice is sent, to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance or fails to meet his/her obligations herein within the required time period  the winner forfeits prize.

 8.        Prizes

            (3) Winners will be selected and receive round-trip airfare, (2) night hotel accommodations, a makeover and Back to Basics event tickets. Awards are non-transferable and may NOT be redeemed for cash value. Total Life Changes, LLC, reserves the right to select, in its sole discretion, the Winner(s) for any reason.

9.         General Conditions

            In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, have the option to, in its sole discretion, award the prize from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an uncivil or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 10.      Release and Limitations of Liability

            By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. 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. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

 11.      Disputes

            Each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Michigan. 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 Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State if Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Michigan.

 12.      Privacy

            Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor's privacy policy.

13. Model Release

Effective as of the date shown in this correspondence, approval for past use and permission for present and future use is being granted to Total Life Changes, LLC, 6094 Corporate Drive, Fair Haven, Michigan 48023 to use photographs or other images and video taken or submitted (the Photographed Party), as more fully explained in this Consent and Release. The Photographed Party is an adult and is fully authorized to agree to this Consent and Release.


For value received, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the Photographed Party hereby grants consent to Total Life Changes, LLC, its agents, employees, licensees, and successors in interest (collectively, the Released Party) and authorize the use of any and all photographs and video taken of the Photographed Party, and any reproduction of them in any form in any media whatsoever and in any derivative work based thereon throughout the world, and to use them to publicize, promote and advertise, including but not limited to use for point of sale advertising.


The Photographed Party also consents to the use of the Photographed Party’s own name which may be chosen in connection with the aforesaid photographs.

 The Photographed Party hereby releases any and all claims whatsoever in connection with the use of the Photographed Party’s photograph and video and name and the reproduction thereof as aforesaid.

 The Photographed Party hereby waives any right to inspect and/or approve the book [JMC3] or the advertising copy that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied.

If you do not agree to these terms (Model Release), do not enter the TLC Houston Weight Loss Contest (the "Contest").