The Rules for The MZ ChurchFIT Challenge 2016

All Participants in the ChurchFIT International Challenge you must be 12 years of age or older.

Register For ChurchFIT

Everyone who wishes to participate MUST FIRST REGISTER for the ChurchFIT as an INDIVIDUAL and sign the online waiver to participate in the ChurchFIT Program at the following link: (individual registration). For minors ages 12 – 17 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must register with them or for them, so the waiver can be read and agreed to by that parent or legal guardian.

Print & Save Your COnfirmation Email

Once you register, you will be sent a Confirmation Email. This email is important because it contains a summary of your registration form for your records and it contains your new ChurchFIT MEMBERSHIP #. This membership number will serve as your identification number for every event or class for both the year long Mt. Zion ChurchFIT program, as well as for the 12-week Mt. Zion ChurchFIT Challenge.

Team Registration

To be considered an official team AND for your team to be eligible for prizes your TEAM MUST HAVE AT LEAST 2 PEOPLE, yet no more than 12. All members of the team must be 12 years of age or older. (Click Here) to register as a team

Identifying Your Team Captain

Each team must identify a team captain. The TEAM CAPTAIN is the name of the person you will list as the team contact person in the event any issues or questions arise. You MUST HAVE ALL team members names and their membership numbers in order register your team, so please get this information from each teammate prior to logging on to register your team. To register your TEAM please go to (Team Registration).

Team Registration Errors

If you find you have made an error on your team registration form, or need to add or remove a person from your team please email

Team Deadlines

All team registrations for the Challenge must be finalized by the one week after the launch – Saturday, January 30th,, 2016. There will be NO changes made to teams after this date.

Team Requirements to Compete

You DO NOT need to have a team this year to compete in the 2016 MZ ChurchFIT Competition. Although we do encourage you to find a team as it is fun to compete with a group of people cheering you on, if you cannot find a team or do not wish to be on a team, we will also open the 2016 MZ ChurchFIT Competition up for individuals as well. All individuals who wish to compete in the Challenge have until January 30th, 2016 to register to be eligible to compete.

Membership Cards

Each person who registered online and received a confirmation email will be able to pick up their OFFICIAL ChurchFIT 2016 Membership Card within 3-7 days of registration at the Church location they designated on their registration form, either the Antioch or OHB location. If for whatever reason you need to change your designated card pick-up site, please email us at

Tracking Participation

Bring your CHURCHFIT MEMBERSHIP CARD with you to each ChurchFIT event or class. This is how we track your participation. At each event or class there will be a person to scan your card or a sign-in sheet asking for your membership number that is on the front of your card, so we can track class attendance and so that you can get credit for participating.

Length of the Challenge

Know that although the ChurchFIT program itself will last all year long, the Challenge will last 12 weeks, beginning Saturday, January 23, 2016 and ending Saturday, April 16, 2016.

Weigh-ins for the Challenge

will occur every 2nd and 4th weekend of the month, UNTIL the very last week. YOU MUST ATTEND AT LEAST 3 OF THE 7 WEIGH-INS to be eligible for a prizes. You will be able to weigh-in on Saturday mornings at Antioch from 8:30-10:30am and on Sundays before and after each service at both Antioch and OHB locations.

Jan 23 (Saturday at the Launch)  •  Feb 6 & Feb 7 (Saturday, Sunday)
Feb 20 & Feb 21 (Saturday, Sunday)  •  March 5 & March 6 (Saturday, Sunday)
March 19 & 20 (Saturday, Sunday)  •   April 2 & 3 (Saturday, Sunday)
April 16 & 17 (Saturday, Sunday)

Attending ChurchFIT Classes

You DO NOT have to attend the classes offered at Mt. Zion to participate in the Challenge, HOWEVER understand that the goal of ChurchFIT International Challenge is not to just lose weight but rather to develop and maintain long-lasting healthy lifestyle behaviors. You are strongly encouraged to attend the classes in order to maximize the benefit of the program and improve the likelihood of your success. There are additional points and prizes given for attendance to the various classes we offer through the ChurchFIT program.


There will be a total of $10,000 worth of prizes given away during the weekly contests and the 12-week Challenge in various categories. Stay tuned for weekly announcements!