Muscle Monster & Muscle & Fitness Sweepstakes/Contest


1. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the “Muscle & Fitness/Muscle Monster Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) is American Media Inc/Muscle & Fitness.

Monster Energy Company is not a sponsor of the “Muscle Monster & Muscle & Fitness Sweepstakes/Contest. The MONSTER ENERGY names, logos, and/or materials are used for purposes of promotion and/or prize descriptions only and such use is not intended to suggest or imply Monster Energy Company’s sponsorship of the “Muscle Monster & Muscle & Fitness Sweepstakes/Contest. 

2. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to individual legal residents of the continental United States of America who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Directors, officers, shareholders, employees, and agents of Sponsor & Monster Energy Company as well as directors, officers, shareholders, employees, and agents of advertising and/or promotional partners and agencies of Sponsor & Monster Energy Company, and the immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their spouses) of each of the foregoing, are not eligible. Void outside of the continental United States of America and where prohibited by law.

3. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00am EST on May 24, 2017 and ends at 11:59pm EST on May 31, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

4. ENTRY: Sign in to your Instagram account. If you do not have an account, visit to create one. Instagram accounts are free. All terms and conditions of and apply. Once logged into your account, follow @muscle_and_fitness and @ musclemonster Instagram accounts. Look for official sweepstakes posts on the @muscle_and_fitness and “LIKE” and “COMMENT” on the post to be entered.

All entries must be made via Instagram. No other form of entry is permitted and will not be accepted. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrant is responsible for all fees charged by any Internet Service Provider. Upon their receipt, entries become the property of Sponsor & Monster Energy Company and will not be returned. Entries are void if received through illegitimate channels or if they are the result of fraud. Only one entry can win per person. There is no limit for entries.

5. PRIZE WINNER SELECTION: On or about May 30, 2017, Sponsor will choose the winner by random drawing from among all eligible entries. On or before June 1, 2017, American Media Inc. will attempt to notify the winners by email, Instagram direct message and/or telephone. Any prize notification that is returned as undeliverable, is otherwise unsuccessful, or is not accepted via email or telephone within 72 hours will result in disqualification, and Sponsor may select an alternate winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Only the prizes set forth below will be awarded. In no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

6. PRIZES: Twenty-five (25) winners will receive a Muscle Monster Gym Kit, valued at $75. Total prize value of this sweepstakes is $1,875.

Winner is responsible for all expenses not listed in these rules and for payment of any applicable federal, state, and/or local taxes. Winner is also responsible for compliance with any applicable federal, state, and/or local laws and/or regulations. Prize is not transferable. Cash redemption, exchange or substitution is not allowed except at the sole discretion of Sponsor or Monster Energy Company. Sponsor and/or Monster Energy Company may substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize that is not available for any reason.

7. HOW TO CLAIM PRIZE: Sweepstakes winners may be required to sign and return to American Media Inc. an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release, and, if so, all required documents must be signed and returned to Sponsor within seven days of send date. By accepting the prize, the winner grants permission to the Sponsor and/or Monster Energy Company to use his or her name and/or photographs, likenesses, voices, any statement by winner, and biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without further compensation unless prohibited by law.

8. ADDITIONAL TERMS: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of New York. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses

9. WINNERS LIST: For a winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to M&F/Monster Muscle Contest, 4 New York Plaza, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10004. All requests must be received within 30 days of the Sweepstakes Period End Date.

10. RELEASE: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Monster Energy Company and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates, its advertising and promotion agencies, and their directors, officers, shareholders, employees and/or agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, liability, losses, and expenses arising out of this Sweepstakes or acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that no claim relating to such claims, damages, liability, losses, and expenses will be asserted against the Sponsor, Monster Energy Company or any of their respective subsidiaries or affiliates, or their respective directors, officers, shareholders, employees and/or agents. By accepting a prize, winners agrees to release and hold the Sponsor and Monster Energy Company harmless from any and all claims, damages, liability, losses, and expenses and actions of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage. Winner assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Sweepstakes, or by the acceptance, possession or use of any prize.

12. CONDUCT: By entering this Sweepstakes entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor which will be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

13. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Sponsor, Monster Energy Company and participating promotional agencies (and the subsidiaries and affiliates of each) are not in any way responsible or liable for damage, loss, or injury resulting from altered, late, lost, damaged, misdirected, or illegible entries, or telephone, computer, online or technical malfunctions (including busy lines and disconnections), or acceptance and use of a prize or travel in connection with such prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrants or to any other person’s computer related or resulting from participation or downloading materials in this Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. Is Sponsor does so, Sponsor will award the prizes in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the Sweepstakes termination and will post notice of the termination on the Muscle & Fitness Twitter and/or Instagram feed.