The 28 Day Challenge is a contest being offered by Laverne Botha (“Sponsor”) to challenge contestants to make health and fitness transformations in a short period of time.

Terms & Conditions

  1. Only 1 contestant can enter per registration fee.
  2. To enter the 28 Day challenge, you must first purchase the 28 Day challenge program, complete the application that consists of the required photos by the deadline.
  3. The 28 Day challenge Formula is a wholly owned by Laverne Botha trading as Shell Shocked Mummy
  4. The challenge is open to females aged 18 and over from any country. However physical prizes an only be delivered in SA. If you win cash prizes we can wire that to you via Paypal.
  5. By participating in this challenge you agree that you are medically fit and able to do so and have medical clearance if required. Each contestant assumes all risk of injury, harm or loss of any kind arising from participation in the contest. You should always consult with your doctor or appropriate health care provider before starting any new exercise or diet program, particularly if you suffer from any medical condition. Contestants expressly release Sponsor, and its directors, officers, employees, and affiliates from all risk, loss, injury, damage or harm that may arise from participating in the contest.
  6. Entry Requirements: You are required to fill an online form and received by deadline to be considered. You are required to submit three before photos (front of the body, side profile of the body, and back of the body) taken prior to starting the challenge holding a dated newspaper as proof. Incomplete entries will be disqualified, as will any entry that does not comply with these Rules & Regulations.
  7. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems you experience in submitting your contest application or from participating in the contest due to any Internet outages, email delivery problems, server problems, computer problems, or the like.
  8. Cheating in any way will result in disqualification. For example– fake starting weights by water bloating, fake before photos or submitting results late. Pay close attention to the instructions when you sign up and adhere to these instructions in order to assure you remain eligible for the prize.
  9. The following persons are not eligible to win: employees of sponsor, contest judges, the immediate family of sponsor employees and judges, and those with whom they are domiciled.
  10. Contestants are prohibited from using any weight-loss drugs or medications unless such use has be authorized by a doctor to treat a medical condition.
  11. Prizes cannot be transferred to anyone else. There will not be any substitutions allowed except in the sole discretion of Sponsor.
  12. All winners must also sign a release formto confirm acceptance of the prize, compliance with the contest rules, and to release Sponsor and its affiliates, officers, employees, and agents from any liability in connection with the challenge.
  13. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these rules from time to time and to interpret these rules at its sole discretion and without notice to individual contestants. Sponsor will post any amendments to the rules or changes in prizes online at the contest rules and within the Low Carb Bestie Facebook group
  14. Your contest application and all materials submitted become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor. Sponsor has the right to disqualify any contest for any reason in Sponsor’s sole discretion during any stage of the contest. Sponsor shall be fully and completely discharged from any liability from any such disqualification.
  15. The Judges will select the contest winners for the prizes based upon a combination of the following criteria: a) Physical transformation based upon before and after photos, b) The amount of weight and centimeters lost and c) Mindset changes based on post interview by sponsor (only finalists will be interviewed) Note that you will NOT be judged solely by how many kgs you lose. The above three criteria will be considered in combination, so how much you transform inside and out will all be factored together.
  16. Contestants must notify Sponsor in writing of any change in address, phone number, or email. Winners who cannot be reached due to outdated contact information shall forfeit their prize, and the prize shall be awarded to the next appropriate contestant.
  17. Three after photos (front of the body, side profile of the body, and back of the body) taken after completing each of the 4 weeks of the challenge must be submitted by the closing date or contestant will be disqualified.
  18. There will be 6 finalists chosen by us based on overall weight loss, % weight loss, effort and participation throughout the challenge, personal goals achieved, your personal story at the closing interview. Done via Email or Skype.
  19. All finalist are required to submit ‘their personal story’ at the end of the challenge or they will not be eligible to be a finalist regardless of their transformation.
  20. Money back Guarantee: 4% Weight loss guarantee or it’s free. You must follow the system and check into the Low Carb Bestie weekly, If you follow the system correctly and for some reason you do not lose 4% body weight (note: body weight is your total weight at the start and not your body fat % at the start) then you will receive a 100% refund immediately. All payments are processed through Payfast or direct debit and you can request a refund for up to 60 days.
  21. Contest winners will be announced 21 days after the challenge has completed. Winners will be notified by email to the email address that was used for contest registration and purchase of the 28 Day Challenge
  22. Other than purchasing the 28 Day Challenge program itself, you are not required to purchase any of the third party products or supplements that may be mentioned in the program. Only the above criteria will be considered by the judges to evaluate the merits of each entry, and to select the list of winners.
  23. These Terms and conditions are displayed on this website and can be viewed at any time by visiting this page:
  24. By participating in this challenge you acknowledge & agree that we may use your before/after pictures and testimonials in future marketing.

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Disclaimer: Laverne Botha is not a qualified health care provider and any advice published on this website should be checked with a medical or fitness professional before usage by its readers.