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Vitamin Water announces contest to pay you $100K to put down your cell phone for 1 year

Could you put your smartphone down for 1 year for $100,000?

How long do you think you could be without your smartphone? An hour? A day? How about for one year?

One company is promoting a one-year break challenge.

Vitamin Water wants to challenge people to put down their smartphone for a year at a chance to win $100,000 for 2019. You can enter the contest by sharing on Instagram or Twitter why you are the best person for the one-year challenge, including the hashtags #nophoneforayear and #contest.

Vitamin Water will choose one participant who will trade their smartphone who owns 2000’s era calling-only phone.  If the challenger is successful for six months they win $ 10,000, and if they make it for the full year they win a $100,000.

The entry period started on December 11 at 8 a.m. ET and ends Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. ET. You can enter up to four times.

Vitamin Water didn’t go into detail about how they’ll monitor the contest but said lie detector tests will be involved.

To review more of the details on the contest, click HERE.


Jeremy Spencer grew up in rural South Georgia and has served as a healthcare provider, high school science teacher, school administrator, and state education official. Jeremy is currently the market and content manager for All on Georgia-Camden and Glynn Counties. Jeremy’s focus is local news, statewide education issues, and statewide political commentary for the All on Georgia News Network. Jeremy has served as an education policy analyst for local legislators and state education leaders as well as a campaign strategist for local and statewide political campaigns. Jeremy holds degrees in science and education from the University of Georgia, Piedmont College, and Valdosta State University. Jeremy has lived in Camden County for over 17 years.

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