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What you can win
In 2018, our national winner will receive an all-inclusive holiday for two to Club Med Kani in the Maldives valued at $15,000. This fabulous tropical escape includes:
Our four state finalists will each receive two tickets to Fernwood’s 12 Week Challenge Gala including travel and accommodation.
Our Lean Machine winner will receive a $1000 QT Hotels & Resorts gift card, plus two tickets to Fernwood’s 12 Week Challenge Gala including travel and accommodation.
Our People’s Choice winner will receive a $250 Visa prepaid card.
Our club winners will each receive one ticket to Fernwood’s 12 Week Challenge Gala including return travel to Melbourne.
Fernwood Fitness would like to say a big thank you to our wonderful sponsors for making this year’s 12 Week Challenge possible. Our sponsors have given generously to this year’s prize pool, worth over $30,000, in the hopes of inspiring you to achieve incredible results in this year’s Challenge.
With nearly 80 premium all-inclusive resorts around the world and 65 years’ experience, Club Med continues to strive in creating exceptional holiday memories.
Our mission is to provide the perfect holiday combination for you: blending natural beauty with comfort, offering premium all-inclusive with something for everyone, and allowing you to enjoy those simple pleasures wrapped in that Club Med warmth.
We take care of everything for you with our premium all-inclusive offering, so you have the time and space to create unforgettable memories with the ones you love. www.clubmed.com.au
With a focus on art and design, QT Hotels & Resorts offer a personalised guest experience, unforgettable dining and a signature touch of quirk.
Now one of Australia and New Zealand’s most loved and dynamic hotel brands, the group boasts properties in Sydney, Bondi, Gold Coast, Port Douglas, Falls Creek, Canberra, Melbourne, Wellington and Queenstown.
QT Sydney, QT Gold Coast, QT Port Douglas and QT Falls Creek also include a designer spa concept, offering a fresh modern twist for spa-goers looking for something contemporary, bespoke and refreshing.
Glanbia is a global nutrition company, grounded in science and nature and dedicated to providing better nutrition for every step of life’s journey.
Today’s consumers are increasingly aware of the importance of nutrition in improving their overall health and wellbeing. They are searching for better, healthier and smarter nutritional solutions that fit their lifestyles.
Glanbia takes pure and clean ingredients including milk, whey and grains, and using our expert knowledge and capabilities we produce high-quality nutritional ingredients and branded consumer products for our customers and consumers worldwide.
Fernwood Travel is a one-stop shop for all your travel requirements. Based in Melbourne, we are a local travel management company that offers professional advice and industry-leading personalised service for Fernwood members Australia wide.
With more than 20 years of professional travel industry experience, we believe that great travel should be not only incredibly inspiring but relaxing, convenient and safe.
Both corporate and leisure travellers will benefit from our long-standing expertise, which means that we can find you the best fares, seats, accommodation and insurance.
Purchase the 12 Week Challenge online program plus in-club training packages to be in the running for our prize pool, worth more than $30,000!
For full details including specific prize eligibility criteria, see the 12 Week Challenge full terms and conditions
1.1. The promoter of this competition is Fernwood Women’s Health Clubs Pty Ltd trading as Fernwood Fitness. ABN: 39 093 200 901. Level 1, 475 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000. Telephone (03) 9630 8800.
1.2. The competition is promoted from 22 January to 18 February, 2018.
1.3. The duration of the competition will run from 19 February to 13 May 2018, twelve (12) weeks in total.
1.4. Fernwood Travel, Fernwood Fitness, QT Hotels & Resorts and Club Med are giving away over $31,370 worth of travel, accommodation and accommodation packages to people that are qualified to enter the draw.
1.5. You will be required to complete in full and sign a health screen questionnaire prior to commencing the program.
1.6. You are required to inform club staff of any changes to your health that may impact upon the appropriateness of your training.
1.7. Full prize terms and conditions can be viewed online at https://12weekchallenge.fernwoodfitness.com.au/prizes from Monday 22 January, 2018.
1.8. By purchasing the 12 Week Challenge online program, you are accepting these terms and conditions and are also indicating your agreement that Fernwood Fitness does not accept liability for any harm that may come to you, damage or loss of personal property within our clubs, as permitted under law. You also understand your images, achievements and any relevant details may be used for marketing purposes by Fernwood Fitness, unless otherwise stated in writing.
1.9. In-club prizes may be arranged by Fernwood clubs for all participants throughout the 12 Week Challenge. These are subject to change at any time. Prizes may vary from club to club. At participating Fernwood clubs only.
Use or non-use of Personal Training, Functional Fit and Food Coaching sessions attained during the 12 Week Challenge
2.1. Personal Training, Group Personal Training, Functional Fit, Food Coaching and Group Food Coaching sessions must be booked in advance and are only valid at your Fernwood home club.
2.2. For best results and to meet the judging criteria, you should attend a minimum of one Personal Training session and one Food Coaching session each week.
2.3. To be eligible for any 12 Week Challenge prizes, you must have attended a minimum of twelve (12) Personal Training sessions and twelve (12) Food Coaching sessions throughout the duration of the 12 Week Challenge.
2.4. If you are unable to attend a session, you may be able to undertake an extra session at a later date within the 12-week period to make up for the missed session.
2.5. If you need to cancel or reschedule your Personal Training, Group Personal Training, Functional Fit, Food Coaching or Group Food Coaching session, please ensure you do so at least 12 hours prior to the session, otherwise the session may be forfeited.
Cancellation Policy and Procedure
3.1. Your inability to continue participation in the 12 Week Challenge should be noted in writing and forwarded to your Fernwood home club and to Fernwood National Support Office.
3.2. The cancellation date will be from the date in which Fernwood receives your written cancellation notice. On confirmation of cancellation, your home club will endeavour to cease any further direct debit payments for the 12 Week Challenge immediately. If you have paid for your 12 Week Challenge (online and in-club components) in full, please note that this is non-refundable.
3.3. If you are unable to continue the 12 Week Challenge due to medical reasons, you are required to provide your home club with medical certification. Any sessions that you have paid for but not completed will be refunded in full.
Fees and Payment
4.1. The 12 Week Challenge online program can be purchased for $299.
4.2. If you have paid for the program in-club components, please refer to your debit schedule for complete information on fee and payment arrangements if you have chosen to pay via direct debit.
Who can Enter
5.1. Entry is open to Australian residents only and must be 18 years of age or older. Entrants must enter in their own name.
5.2. Fernwood employees and contractors are not eligible for prizes but may participate in the 12 Week Challenge.
5.3. Associated companies or Fernwood Women’s Health Clubs Pty Ltd trading as Fernwood Fitness and any other agency associated with this organisation are not eligible to enter this competition.
How to Enter
6.1. Entrants may enter the competition by purchasing one (1) 12 Week Challenge online program and completing the registration process at https://12weekchallenge.fernwoodfitness.com.au during the promotional period (22 January to 18 February, 2018).
6.2. Only one entry is permitted per eligible participant.
6.3. All participants must have met all payment obligations with Fernwood Fitness to be eligible for prizes.
6.4. To be eligible, entrants must meet the criteria set out in Section 8.
6.5. Entrants into the People’s Choice Award will be automatically selected according to Section 9.
7.1. The prize draw will take place on Friday 15 June 2018 at 06:30PM AEST at Mural Hall, Level 6 Myer, 314-336 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.
7.2. One (1) national winner selected from four (4) state finalists, one (1) Lean Machine national winner selected from three (3) Lean Machine finalists, one (1) People’s Choice and seventy (70) club winners will be selected. The four (4) state finalists will be selected from the pool of seventy (70) club winners. The national Lean Machine winner will be drawn from a pool of three (3) Lean Machine finalists.
7.3. All prizes will be subject to prize terms and conditions outlined in Sections 11 and 12.
7.4. All category winners listed in Section 7.2 will be announced at the Fernwood 12 Week Challenge Gala on Friday 15 June which will be hosted at Mural Hall, Level 6 Myer, 314-336 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.
7.5. The national 12 Week Challenge Gala is a ticketed event and tickets can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fernwood-fitness-12-week-challenge-gala-dinner-2018-tickets-35906266610
7.7. If any of the eligibility criteria are not available, the entry will be automatically ineligible. All entries will be judged by a panel from the Fernwood National Support Office. The decision made by the panel will take into account ALL of the eligibility criteria included herewith and not just points accrued. No correspondence will be entered into.
7.8. The People’s Choice Award will be held from Monday 4 to Friday 15 June 2018 and will be determined by a public vote at www.facebook.com/fernwoodfitness. Winner will be announced at the 12 Week Challenge Gala on Friday 15 June.
Winners categories and eligibility criteria - major category
8.1. MAJOR: One (1) national winner and four (4) state finalists.
8.2. The major prize winner will need to participate both in-club and online.
8.3. State finalists and the national winner are chosen from club winner submissions and judged by a panel from the Fernwood National Support Office.
8.4. Accrue points on an individual basis within the club (clubs to verify tally) and have their points recorded, completed, signed off and available for review by the judging panel at Fernwood National Support Office.
8.5. Points can be accumulated on the following activities throughout the 12-week period. Activities may vary from club to club and are subject to availability.
8.6. Purchase the 12 Week Challenge online program and complete all 12 weeks of the online program, including entering data fields correctly and manually selecting ‘Complete Program’.
8.7. Purchase and attend twelve (12) Personal Training or Functional Fit sessions.
8.8. Purchase and attend twelve (12) Food Coaching sessions.
8.9. Enter the following tracking information into the online program:
8.10. Journal, tracking and points card must be signed off by a Fernwood Food Coach or Personal Trainer. All points/tracking cards must be totalled and submitted to their club.
8.11. Adherence to the Fernwood Food Coaching program and menu approach must be demonstrated.
8.12. Record daily and weekly progress within the journal and tracking card, complete the exercises in the printed journal provided and submit participant checklist for eligibility.
8.13. Submit personally completed journal, tracking card and participant checklists to their club at the conclusion of the 12 Week Challenge to be sent to Fernwood National Support Office to be eligible for the national prize. Journal, tracking card and participant checklist must be received by Fernwood National Support Office by COB Friday 18 May 2018.
8.14. Journals must have before and after images glued or attached to the allocated pages. These photos will be used in the online People’s Choice Awards and other marketing material, unless otherwise requested by the participant in writing.
8.15. Demonstrate a committed yet sensible approach to their health and fitness throughout the course of the 12 Week Challenge.
8.16. Clearly demonstrate they have followed the Fernwood Food Coaching program and Fernwood Personal Training strength training principles through participating in the online program social timeline and document within the journal and tracking card.
8.17. Is a current and paying member of a Fernwood club (all payment obligations for the 12 Week Challenge have been met).
Winners categories and eligibility criteria -minor category
9.1. MINOR: Lean Machine, People’s Choice and club winners.
9.2. The minor prize winner will need to participate both in-club and online.
9.3. Minor category winners are chosen from club submissions and are judged by a panel at the Fernwood National Support Office.
9.4. Lean Machine nominees must have a starting BMI no higher than 27 and/or must have no more than 6kg to lose, with a BMI no less than 18.5 at the conclusion of the 12 Week Challenge.
9.5. Club winners (eligible for state finalist and national winner awards), must have a BMI of 25 or more and/or must have 6kg or more to lose.
9.6. Club winners must have a starting BMI higher than 25 and no less than 18.5 at the conclusion of the 12 Week Challenge.
9.7. Accrue points on an individual basis within the club (clubs to check tally) and have their points recorded, completed, signed off and available for review by the judging panel at Fernwood National Support Office.
9.8. Points can be accumulated on the following activities throughout the 12-week period. Activities may vary from club to club and are subject to availability.
9.9. Purchase the 12 Week Challenge online program and complete all 12 weeks of the online program, including entering data fields correctly and manually selecting ‘Complete Program’.
9.10. Purchase and attend twelve (12) Personal Training or Functional Fit sessions.
9.11. Purchase and attend twelve (12) Food Coaching sessions.
9.12. Enter the following tracking information into the online program:
9.13. Journal, tracking and points card must be signed off by an in-club Food Coach or Personal Trainer. All points cards/tracking cards must be totalled and submitted to their club.
9.14. Adherence to the Fernwood Food Coaching and menu approach must be demonstrated.
9.15. Record their progress within the journal and tracking card, complete the exercises in the printed journal provided and submit participant checklist for eligibility.
9.16. Submit personally completed journal, tracking card and participant checklist to their club at the conclusion of the 12 Week Challenge to be sent to Fernwood National Support Office to be eligible for the national prize. Journal, tracking card and participant checklist must be received by Fernwood National Support Office by COB Friday 18 May 2018.
9.17. Journals must have before and after images glued or attached to allocated pages. These photos will be used in the online People’s Choice Awards and other marketing material, unless otherwise requested by the participant in writing.
9.18. Demonstrate a committed yet sensible approach to their health and fitness throughout the course of the 12 Week Challenge.
9.19. Clearly demonstrate they have followed the Fernwood Food Coaching program principles and Fernwood Personal Training strength training principles through documenting in the online program social timeline, journal and tracking card.
9.20. Is a current and paying member of a Fernwood club (all payment obligations for the 12 Week Challenge have been met).
9.21. Participants who have participated in club as well as online are also eligible for minor prizes. Clubs must submit their nominations to Fernwood National Support Office by way of sending journals, tracking cards and participant checklists, clearly marked with the prize category name(s).
Prizes on Offer
10.1. Total prize pool is over $31,370 as of 30 November 2017.
|Number of Winners||Winner||Details||RRP for each prize||Rewards Points|
|One (1)||National winner||
** Children aged 4 to 10 and 11 to 17 can take part in a variety of games, sports and creative activities with a dedicated G.O by their side.
Up to AUD $4,500
|Four (4)||State finalists||
Up to $500
|One (1)||Lean Machine national winner||
|Three (3)||Lean Machine finalists||
Up to $500
|One (1)||People's Choice Award||
|Seventy (70)||Club winners||
Prize terms and conditions (MAJOR PRIZE)
11.1. Club Med Kani (Maldives) will provide a premium, all-inclusive holiday for two (2) people, which includes seven (7) nights’ accommodation in an overwater bungalow suite.
11.2. The prize includes return flights from the winner’s nearest international airport, arranged by Fernwood and transfers from Male airport to Club Med Kani and back. All other transfers are at the prize winner’s expense.
11.3. The prize includes all gourmet meals, all-day bar and snacking including non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages and cocktails. Prize excludes the suite mini-bar, local expenses, tours, exclusive honeymoon package and spa treatments that are available at additional costs.
11.4. The prize winner and their travelling companion are responsible for all other expenses including spending money, transfers, laundry charges, incidentals, taxes, energy surcharges, gratuities, service charges and all other ancillary costs unless otherwise specified.
11.5. Prize must be redeemed before 15 June 2019 and dates are subject to availability. The prize must be booked within one (1) month before high season and three (3) months before departure for low season. Blackouts over peak travel periods apply, including but not limited to Christmas, New Year, school holidays, Chinese New Year, Golden Week and other peak travel periods.
11.6. Prize is not redeemable for cash and is non-transferable.
11.7. Prize winner will be announced at the Fernwood 12 Week Challenge Gala on Friday 15 June 2018 and will be issued with a prize winner letter for redemption through Club Med. Redemption process will be clearly outlined on the prize winner letter.
11.8. For further terms and conditions, please contact Club Med or visit https://www.clubmed.com.au/l/booking-conditions.
Prize terms and conditions (MINOR PRIZES)
12.1. Fernwood Travel
12.2. Club winners’ flights will be booked by Fernwood National Support Office, with all relevant details to be provided via the registration link provided to all club winners.
12.3. Club winners will be expected to provide relevant booking details and confirm attendance to the 12 Week Challenge Gala by Monday 28 May, 2018. Any booking requests or flight requests after this day will not be booked and the flights and ticket prices (if available) will be at the cost of the individual.
12.4. Flights – Lean Machine finalists, Lean Machine winner, state finalists and national winner.
12.5. Accommodation – state finalists, Lean Machine finalists, Lean Machine winner and national winner
12.6. Lean Machine national winner
12.7. Fernwood Fitness
12.8. Prepaid Visa Debit card – People’s Choice Award
Fernwood Rewards points
13.1. Rewards points are available with any of the additional base package components to the value listed in the table below.
|Component description||Cost||Reward Points|
|1:1 Personal Training||$480||2500|
|1:1 Food Coaching||$240||2500|
|12 weeks Small Group PT or Functional Fit||$240||2500|
|12 weeks Group Food Coaching||$180||2500|
|Cell-IQ 8 Pack||$699||10,000|
|Hypoxi (12 sessions)||$699||10,000|
|Styku Scans (before and after)||$99||2500|
|Additional points allocation||Rewards Points|
|Completion of program||10,000|
13.2. Points allocation will be based upon session uptake and completion, and standard Fernwood Rewards terms and conditions in reference to point allocation will apply.
13.3. Standard Fernwood Rewards terms and conditions can be found at: www.fernwoodfitness.com.au/pdf/fernwood-rewards-terms.pdf
13.4. Rewards point for club winners, state finalists, special category and national winners announced at the 12 Week Challenge Gala will be allocated within seven days of the event.
13.5. If the 12 Week Challenge is refunded, standard membership terms and conditions will apply and can be found at www.fernwoodfitness.com.au.
13.6. Fernwood Rewards points are non-transferrable, not redeemable for cash and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or pricing discount.
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