Eligible contestants will have a chance to win cash and other prizes! Also included with entry fee: cholesterol screenings, glucose testing (blood sugar), blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), Body Composition Analysis (Body Fat %), Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), waist circumference measurements, nutrition and exercise classes, weekly walking/running groups and a free entry to the Linda Buttars Memorial Fun Run.Contest Rules >Each contestant MUST BE 18 years or older before the beginning of the competition. >Each contestant MUST provide a completed and signed entry/disclaimer. >Contest Kickoff will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 6:00pm at Gene Fullmer Recreation Center (8015 S. 2200 W.). First weigh-in and pre-assessment will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at West Jordan City Hall (8000 S. Redwood Rd). >Each contestant must weigh-in weekly on Tuesdays (Jan. 24 through April 24) from 5:30-7:30pm at West Jordan City Hall (8000 S. Redwood Rd). Contestants can only miss two weigh-ins or will be ineligible for the prizes but are encouraged to continue to participate. Final weigh-in and post-assessment will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at West Jordan City Hall (8000 S. Redwood Rd). >Each contestant is encouraged to engage in healthy and safe weight loss. Any extreme dieting is STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. 1/2 to 2 lbs. per week are examples of healthy and maintainable weight loss. Losing even 5-10% of his/her body weight during the contest will help lower his/her risk for chronic diseases as well as improve his/her health. >Contestants who have paid their fee, complied with all rules, and have not missed more than two weigh-ins are eligible to win prizes. Prize Winnings will be divided into men and women for 3 major categories: Category 1: Cash Prizes - Top 5 Men and Top 5 Women. Category 2: Large Prizes - Weight Loss of 7-10% of body weight (random drawing - must be present to win). Category 3: Medium Prizes - Weight loss of 1-6% of body weight (random drawing - must be present to win). >Random small prize drawings will be held throughout the contest for attending the contest kickoff, weekly weigh-ins, and contest finale. >Winners will be announced at the Finale on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 6:00pm held at the Gene Fullmer Recreation Center (8015 S. 2200 W.). >All decisions by the Healthy West Jordan Committee are final. All materials or information given and provided in conjunction with the Weigh Biggest Loser of West Jordan contest are intended for general information pur-poses only. Under no circumstances are they intended, nor should they be construed, as a substitute for professional health advice from your doctor or health-care provider. Consult your physician before you begin any nutrition, exercise, or dietary program. If you have a medical problem, please contact your doctor or health care professional.