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Official Rules for the SparkPeople Before and After Photo Sweepstakes

Official Rules and Prize Information

ELIGIBILITY: The SparkPeople Before and After Picture Sweepstakes for individuals (the “Promotion”) is open only to permanent legal U.S. residents physically residing in the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia.
Employees of SparkPeople, Inc. and affiliated entities, and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings and their spouses) and individuals living in the same household as such employees are ineligible. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
The entry period begins on Monday, July 16, 2012 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, July 30 2012 ("Promotion Period").
To participate and qualify for compensation:
Submit two (2) photos of yourself: one before you started SparkPeople and one after you reached your fitness and health goal.
Photo guidelines:
  • All photo submissions must be in focus and of high resolution. If submissions are blurry and hard to see, we can’t post them, and therefore, you may be disqualified.
  • Minimum photo dimensions for entry are 600 pixels  (height) by 300 pixels (width). Jpg or png photos are both acceptable formats.
  • We prefer full-body shot photos, but will also accept waist-up photos. Note that we cannot accept photos that include anyone other than you. Photos must be family-friendly.
  • If submissions do not meet these criteria, they may be subject to disqualification.
Email the photos to, subject line: Before and After Picture Sweepstakes.
Attach your photos, and include the following info in the body of your email:
  • Username
  • Name
  • Age
  • Hometown
  • How long have you been on SparkPeople?
  • Current Weight
  • Starting Weight
  • Goal Weight
  • Why did you decide to sign up for SparkPeople to help you achieve your goals?
  • Which SparkPeople tool has helped you the most throughout your journey?
  • What has been the biggest obstacle you have overcome and how did you do so?
  • How do you plan to continue leading a healthy lifestyle?
  • What advice can you share with other members about reaching their dreams to lead a healthier, happier life?
Each member may submit one entry.
NOTE: By entering the Before and After Picture Sweepstakes, SparkPeople has permission to use your photos/story for marketing purposes, including being featured on the SparkPeople homepage.
JUDGING: Each eligible entry in the Promotion will be judged by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on matters relating to this Promotion. Photos chosen to be used on SparkPeople's websites will be selected based on a combination of factors including: photo quality, success story, and completion of the accompanying questionnaire. 
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