Frequently asked questions

While the Official Rules outline the complete details of this promotion, your question may already be answered below.

Phase 1 Dates:

Contest: The Contest consists of three (3) phases as set forth in the table below

Contest Phases Start at 12:00 a.m. ET
(unless otherwise noted)
End at 11:59 p.m. ET
Submission Phase 3/28/16 at 8:00 a.m. ET 6/15/16
Judging Phase 6/16/16 6/22/16
Voting Phase 6/23/16 7/7/16

Submission Phase: The contest is open for you to submit up to five (5) photos of your little All-Star! Don't want to submit a photo? You can still login one (1) time per day for a sweepstakes entry.

Judging Phase: The contest is closed as the judges are narrowing down the Top Ten Finalists. You can still login one (1) time per day for a sweepstakes entry and check out the photo gallery of submissions.

Voting Phase: This is your chance to vote one (1) time per day for your favorite little All-Star! You will get one (1) sweepstakes entry each day you login.

Sweepstakes: The Sweepstakes consists of fourteen (14) weekly entry periods beginning on March 28, 2016 and ending on July 7, 2016.

Phase 2 Dates:

Sweepstakes: The Phase 2 Sweepstakes consists of twenty-six (26) weekly entry periods beginning on July 8, 2016 and ending on December 31, 2016

Q. How do I enter the Contest?
A. Submit a photo of your all-star and in 85 characters or less, explain why your all-star is so special. You can submit a photo on the website (, or by using the hashtag #HealthyEssentialsSoccerContest on twitter or Instagram. You may submit up to 5 photos total.

See Official Rules for complete details
Q. What are the prizes for this promotion?
A. Contest Grand Prize: A VIP Experience for you and three (3) guests a U.S. Men's National Team Soccer Match on their road to Russia and an Ultimate Soccer Fan Package.

Contest Runner-Up Prizes: The Ultimate Soccer Fan Package, featuring:

  • a women’s/men’s National Team jersey
  • women’s/men's National Team track jacket
  • women’s/men’s t-shirt and soccer ball
  • snapback hat, scarf and tumbler
  • pennant, lanyard and key chain

Sweepstakes Prizes
Just for logging in, you have a chance to win:

A Soccer Super Gear Gift Package, featuring:

  • men's/women's t-shirt
  • soccer ball
  • snapback hat and tumbler

A Soccer Gear Essentials Gift Package, featuring:

  • a scarf and tumbler
  • pennant, lanyard and key chain

Limit: One (1) Contest Prize and one (1) Sweepstakes Prize per person.
Q. I got a message that I've already entered today, but I haven't. What should I do?
A. Make sure you are visiting directly rather than a bookmarked page in your browser.
Q. When will the contest winner be notified?
A. The winner will be contacted on or around July 8, 2016. The winner will be notified via the contact information provided upon registration.
Q. When will the sweepstakes winner be notified?
A. Sweepstakes winners will be notified in accordance with Appendix A in the Official Rules.

Winners will be notified via the contact information provided upon registration.
Q. I think I’m having technical issues. What should I do?
A. Sometimes it's a simple thing like updating your browser. Check to be sure that you have a modern version of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari. Also, you may want to check your browser preferences section to be sure JavaScript is enabled.
Q. I have recently moved or updated my email address. Can I change my registration information for this promotion?
A. We apologize for any inconvenience, but due to the number of entries we receive, we are unable to change registration information unless you are awarded a prize.
Q. Why can't I use my P.O. Box address to register or claim my prize?
A. Your home address allows us to identify your residence for eligibility purposes.