Become the Next Voice of Generation Active!

This is your chance to become a fitness role model and be featured in thousands of health clubs across the country! Simply post a video on Instagram with #generationactive showing us why you should be chosen as the 2019 Next Voice of Generation Active.  The winner will get airfare, two nights of hotel, and $300 spending cash to be the star of a Generation Active content shoot in Chicago around September.  The finished content segments will play across the country in over 3,000 gyms.

We will review all entrants who post before August 8th and narrow the finalists to four contestants. Then from August 12-19 you will have the opportunity to cast your vote for the winner. Best of luck! Full rules are below. Questions? Let us know:

The 2019 Next Voice of Generation Active Official Rules

To provide fair and equal chance of winning to all The Next Voice of Generation Active Contest entrants, the following are the official rules for all contests Generation Active.


SPONSOR: The sponsor of this contest is Zoom Media, Inc,  345 7th Ave. #1501, New York, NY 10001

CONTEST PERIOD PHASE 1: The Contest starts at July 8th at 12am EST and ends on August 8th at 5pm EST.  All entrants need to have a video posted on Instagram tagged with #generationactive by this date.  Phase 1 of the contest shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein. Certain restrictions may apply.

CONTEST PERIOD PHASE 2: The Generation Active team will select four of our favorite entries and post them to  Any Instagram user will be able to cast one (1) vote for the person they think should win.  If a user also follows @GenerationActive they will get a second entry. Voting will be open from August 12th at 12AM EST until August 18 at 12AM EST.  Phase 2 of the contest shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein. Certain restrictions may apply.

ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry and who meet the eligibility requirements (“Entrant”). Employees of Sponsor, Sponsor Partners and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising agencies and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

HOW TO ENTER:  To enter the Generation Active Contest, post an original Video of yourself on Instagram showing why you believe it is important to remain active and be a member of Generation Active with the hashtag #Generationactive. Entrant’s Instagram profile must be public.  A limit of one (1) entry per person will be accepted during this Contest.  All entries must be posted or submitted by the conclusion of the Contest Period. Limit of one (1) entry per person using only one (1) Instagram account throughout the Contest Period. All entries must be posted or submitted by the conclusion of the Contest Period.  Entries must be made by an individual only. Group entries are prohibited.

Eligibility of individual entries will be at the sole discretion of Sponsor, for any reason or for no reason, though specific reasons for disqualification may include use of inappropriate language or visuals. Sponsor is not responsible for and will not consider incomplete or incorrect entries.

Entry must be made by the Entrant. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other Internet web site or email address, including but not limited to commercial Contest subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest. Entries generated by script, macro, mechanical or other automated means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Multiple entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void.

Depending on the size of your video or entry, your connection, Internet traffic and other circumstances, your entry upload time may take several minutes to complete.  Please use good taste, keep videos or entry free of obscenity or indecent material.  Entries cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or any of its products, or other people, products or companies or communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor associates.

Entries cannot (a) be sexually explicit or suggestive, violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain nudity or any materially dangerous activity; (b) promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; (c) be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; (d) contain trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind other than Sponsor and its products, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; (e) contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media) without permission; (f) contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without  permission; and (g) depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law.

Any Entrant whose entry includes photographs, videos, likenesses of third parties or contains elements not owned by Entrant (such as, but not limited to, depictions of persons, buildings, trademarks or logos) must be able to provide legal releases for such use including use by Sponsor(s) of such entry, in a form satisfactory to Sponsor, upon request, prior to award of prize.

For a video in which a person other than Entrant is recognizable, you must secure a model release from the subject or, in the case of a minor, the subject’s parent or guardian and provide it to Sponsor upon request. Videos that violate or infringe upon another person’s rights, including copyright, are not eligible.

ENTRANT’S REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, AND INDEMNIFICATION: By submitting an entry in this Contest each Entrant warrants and represents that: (a) you have read, understand and will follow the Official Rules for this Contest; (b) your entry complies with these Official Rules; (c) the entry is your original work; (d) your entry has not been previously published; (e) your entry has not received previous awards; (f) your entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; (g) that you have obtained permission from any third party who appears in the entry or whose  name, likeness, voice or other proprietary right is used in the entry, if any; and (h) that publication of the entry via various media including Web posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party; (i) your entry does not contain any computer virus, or is otherwise uncorrupted, and is wholly original with Entrant; (j) as of the date of submission, your entry is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim, which adversely affects or in any way prejudices, impairs or diminishes the rights granted hereunder or the value thereof; (k) your entry does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and is not and will not be defamatory or libelous.

Each Entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and related entities or agents from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all claims, damages (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), injuries, death, liabilities, losses, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of your warranties, representations or agreements herein, violation of these Official Rules, your entry, or your conduct in creating your video or submitting your entry or otherwise in connection with this Contest. You waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the entry or to be compensated for any such uses. Each Entrant further agrees to hold Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees sponsors and assignees harmless from and against, and hereby waive any right to pursue, any claims of any nature arising in connection with the inclusion in, publication via or display on any Sponsor site, or any other use authorized under these terms, of any video or information submitted to Sponsor by you.

GRANT OF RIGHTS: By submitting any video or information to Sponsor, you hereby grant to Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns, an irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use of the submitted video or other information in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created, throughout the world and for any purpose. In addition to other things, the rights granted to Sponsor includes but is not limited to the right to resize, crop, censor, compress, edit, feature, caption, affix logos to, and to otherwise alter or make use of the submitted video.

By entering, you acknowledge that your entry may be posted on the Sponsor’s Website(s) or other media pages, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any video you submit.  Sponsor shall have full right and power to copy, publish, broadcast, display, distribute, use, edit, translate, alter, combine with other material, reuse and adapt any or all portions of the entries in any way and for any purpose whatsoever, at any time, now or in the future, in any media now known or hereafter devised throughout the world in any manner whatsoever and for any purpose.

By creating and submitting a video for entry into the Contest, each Entrant acknowledges and agrees that Entrant will not now nor in the future be paid or compensated in any way for his or her entry or for granting Sponsor any of the rights set forth in this Official Rules.

JUDGING CRITERIA: One (1) potential Contest winner will be selected by an expert panel held within one (1) week of contest ending date from among all eligible entries received and combined throughout the Contest Period. Panel of Experts will carefully determine the Contest winner based on a criteria involving authenticity and clarity of entrant’s video and message (35%), presentability and comfort on (35%), and ability to compliment Sponsor and their current spokespeople roster (30%).Winning the Contest will depend on the expert panel’s objective decision making.  Decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects.

PRIZE: Winner will receive a roundtrip flight to Chicago, two-night hotel stay, be the star of a content spot produced by Sponsor, and $300 dollars spending cash. Approximate retail value of prize valued up to $1500.

One (1) prize will be awarded. All prizes are awarded “as is” with no guarantee, either express or implied.  No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. The prize will be shipped to the winner at the expense of the Sponsor.

All travel and accommodations are subject to availability.  Sponsor will assist in arranging related transportation and/or accommodations.  Travel shall be from and to major airports nearest the Winner’s home.  Expenses not specified herein, including meals, gratuities, ground transportation, taxes, personal incidentals and all other expenses are the sole responsibility of the Winner.  If Winner is unable to travel on dates specified by Sponsor, their Prize may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected by Sponsor. If an alternate Winner cannot be verified in time to meet advance booking requirements or other restrictions, the travel portion of the Prize may remain un-awarded and no substitute Prize awarded.  Sponsor is not responsible if specified Prize event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the Prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided, except as in Sponsors’ sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any event or flight, or failure of Winner to complete travel. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates.

WINNER NOTIFICATION AND SELECTION: Winner of the Contest will be selected on or by Wednesday August 21st by 5pm EST and will be notified via direct social media message to the Instagram account used to enter the contest within 7 day(s) of this date. The person receiving and replying to the winner announcement direct message will be considered the winner unless they specify another person within the direct message as the winner. Sponsor will award the contest prize to the address supplied by the recipient of the winner announcement direct message. Claiming of prizes requires a direct message response to Sponsor from the winning Instagram account within 30 days of being notified of winning at the Instagram account used to enter. Failure to respond shall mean that the winner forfeits the prize. Sponsor is not required to award elsewhere any prizes forfeited by the chosen winner(s).

Winner may be required to execute and return required notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/ Release of Liability within 30 days of notification. Failure to respond to notifications, return all required forms within 30 days or comply with any other provision may result in the winner being disqualified and an alternate winner selected.

Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. All decisions are final. All Federal, state and local tax liabilities are the responsibility of the winners.

Odds of winning Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Contest Period.

CONTENT PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION:  We will work with the winner to find an acceptable date, time, and place to host the production.  We are targeting September 12th as the shoot date somewhere in Chicago, IL.  The location will depend heavily on the top of content that the winner specializes in.  We will suggest up to 6 production dates.  If none of those work, we reserve the right to withdraw that selection and choose the second highest vote total.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: You acknowledge and agree that Sponsor shall have no obligation to post, display or otherwise make publicly available any video or information submitted by you, and may, in its sole and unfettered discretion, remove, edit, modify or delete any video or information that you submit to Sponsor.

You understand and intend that any video or information submitted by you to Sponsor may be available for viewing, rating, review and comment on by the public, and understand that comments or ratings with which you disagree or are unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with any video or information you submit to Sponsor. By submitting any video or information to Sponsor, you hereby waive any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to any such video or information submitted by you to Sponsor.

Videos or information submitted by you on Instagram shall be the property of Sponsor, and Sponsor shall have no obligation to preserve, return or otherwise make available to you or others any videos or information so submitted.

Any participant who is notified that he or she has won is the potential winner until Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that the participant is eligible to win in accordance with these Official Rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

INSTAGRAM: Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. By entering, you acknowledge that Instagram bears no responsibility for this promotion and you release Instagram from any liability whatsoever in connection with this promotion. You understand that you are provider information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Instagram.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each Entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and Contest agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the foregoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Entrant’s participation in the Contest or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize (or portion thereof), including any/all travel/activity related thereto; and (c) to the use of his/her name, address (city and state), voice, performance, video, image and/or other likeness for programming, advertising, publicity, trade and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from Entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.

In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same Instagram account, the authorized user of the Instagram account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Released Parties not responsible for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, undeliverable, destroyed, garbled, postage-due, illegible, inaccurate, delayed or stolen entries or mail; 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 typographical, human mechanical, electronic, computer, network, 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 or mail, 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 may disqualify anyone from participating in the Contest or winning the prize (and void all associated entries) if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrant or Sponsor’s representatives. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend any portion of the Contest for any reason, including should any cause corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Contest.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, Entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or 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 the AAA regional office nearest the Entrant; (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, or any other damages, whether foreseeable or not and whether based on negligence or otherwise, including attorneys’ fees, other than 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.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of State of New York, USA.

WINNER LIST: For an official list of winners, send an email to with “Generation Active Contest” in the subject line.