Terms and Conditions – The Gutsy Challenge




The Gutsy Challenge is run by the GI Cancer Institute, a registered charity which forms part of the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group ACN 093 854 267 AGITG, a not for profit organisation comprised of 700 medical professionals around the country.

The GI Cancer Institute raises money for clinical trials cancer research undertaken by AGITG, which has been undertaking clinical trials cancer research for 20 years. The GI Cancer Institute can be contacted by telephone on 1300 666 769 (during office hours) or by email or by post at Locked Bag 77, Camperdown NSW 1450.

26 Australians die every day from Gastro-Intestinal cancers.  It is the most common form of cancer.  Join thousands of students as they take the challenge to eat two servings of fruit and four vegetables a day for one week to raise money for Gastro-Intestinal cancer research.

All participatory information, including registration, sponsorship and information for teachers, students and parents is on the websites www.gutsychallenge.com and www.gicancer.org.au.

All donations $2 and over are tax deductible.  A tax invoice receipt will be sent to donors via email.

Concerned about privacy, our data collection and the protection of children and young people?  Please read our privacy policy.  Personal information is collected in accordance with the privacy policy as outlined on this website.

For a complete outline, please refer to the prizes page


For a complete outline, please refer to the prizes page


For a complete outline, please refer to the prizes page



    1. Information on eligibility and prizes form part of these terms and conditions (Terms and Conditions). Entry into The Gutsy Challenge (Promotion) confirms acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
    2. The promoter of the Gutsy Challenge is AGITG (Promoter).
    3. The Promotion commences at 9.00AM (EST) on Friday 1st March, 2013 and is ongoing year round until 2020, unless the Promoter informs otherwise.
    4. Entry into the Promotion is open to Australian residents.
    5. Employees of AGITG and its related entities and their immediate families (spouse, partner or child) are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.
    6. To be eligible participants must register at www.gutsychallenge.com and may actively seek sponsorship.
    7. Entrants under 18 years of age must obtain the prior permission of a parent or guardian over the age of 18 to enter.
    8. The Promoter is not responsible or liable for any change in the value of the prize(s) occurring between 1st March, 2013 and the date the prize(s) is claimed.
    9. Prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash. In the event that any prize is unavailable, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value or to pay cash. Prizes may not be identical to the image pictured on this website but will be equal in value.
    10. The total prize pool is based on a percentage of the monies raised by participants’ who raise $50 and above.
    11. Any taxes which may be payable by the winner as a consequence of a winner receiving the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
    12. The Promoter makes no representation or warranty as to the quality, suitability and merchantability of any of the goods or services offered as prizes.
    13. Successful entrants will be notified by email after submitting their prize request.
    14. Prizes will be delivered to the successful entrants within 2 months of the entrant receiving their last sponsorship.
    15. Prizes that can be selected are dependent on the level of funds raised by the entrant.
    16. Incomplete entries are void.
    17. All entries are the property of the Promoter.
    18. The Promoter may at any time disqualify an entrant or refuse entry of an entrant if:
      1. the entrant fails to comply with and/or these Terms and Conditions; or
      2. the entrant is engaged in practices which subvert or intend to subvert these Terms and Conditions.
      1. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
      2. The Promoter reserves the right to use the name, address and photograph (if provided) of winning entrants for promotional, marketing or publicity purposes, unless otherwise advised.
      3. The Promoter is not liable for, and the entrant releases the Promoter, its officers, employees and agents from any, liability, loss or damage is suffered or sustained, to persons or property (including indirect or consequential loss) except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law, arising from or in any way related to the Promotion, or using or participating in, the prize.
      4. If for any reason the Promotion is not capable of being conducted as planned due to causes outside the Promoter’s control, including, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, human error, technical malfunction or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, the Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any person involved in the tampering of the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion.
      5.  The Promoter is not liable or responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation of transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, technical malfunctions, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.
      6. The Promoter is not liable or responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software or failure of any entry to be received by the Promoter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination, including any injury or damage to any entrant’s or other person’s computer arising from or related to a entrant’s participation in the Promotion, or the downloading of materials in relation to this Promotion, or an entrant’s inability, difficulty or failure to access any electronic site in the Promotion.
      7. The Promoter collects entrants’ personal information for the purpose of conducting the Promotion and, unless the entrant withdraws his or her consent, for direct marketing purposes.  The Promoter may disclose entrants’ personal information to its related entities, supply partners and other persons involved in the conduct of the Promotion and/or direct marketing. If an entrant does not provide all personal information requested, the entrant will not be able to enter the Promotion. The entrant may access his or her personal information by contacting the Promoter’s privacy officer by telephone on [1300 666 769 (during office hours)]  or by email or by post at Locked Bag 77, Camperdown NSW 1450.  All personal information is handled in accordance with the Promoter’s privacy policy.

Terms & Conditions – Gutsy Challenge – workplaces and community

The Gutsy Challenge for workplaces and the community is an initiative by the GI Cancer Institute, which is managed by the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group. All donations $2 and over which are raised through the workplace and community challenge are tax deductible.

Donations tax receipts will only be provided to individuals or organisations who complete a donation form and include their name and email address. All receipts will be sent by email.When you register to host a Gutsy workplace or community challenge, you are responsible for all aspects of the fundraiser and will not be reimbursed by the GI Cancer Institute for any aspects of the fundraiser.

The GI Cancer Institute will provide you with templates for marketing materials if adequate notice is given. When you agree to undertake the Gutsy workplace or community challenge or another fundraising activity that raises money for the GI Cancer Institute, you agree to transfer donations to the GI Cancer Institute to the GI Cancer Institute within 2 weeks of receiving donations.

Terms of use of the Gutsy Challenge website

  1. By accessing or using the Gutsy Challenge website (Website), you agree to be legally bound by these terms of use (Terms of Use) as they may be modified and posted on the Website from time to time.
  2. AGITG reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Website or the content or services available through it, including your access to it. Unless explicitly stated, any new and current features including new content, and/or the release of new interactive tools or downloadable resources will be subject to these Terms of Use.
  3. Unless otherwise specified, the materials published on the Website are presented solely for your private, personal and non-commercial use. In all other cases, permission must be sought from AGITG to use the materials. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Website and the use of all information contained within it. For more information, see the disclaimer paragraph below.
  4. AGITG makes no representations about any other websites that you may access through the Website or which may link to the Website. When you access any other website you understand that this is independent from AGITG and that it has no control over the content or availability of that website. In linking to any other website, AGITG does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or the use of, such a website and will not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in conjunction with use of or reliance on any content, goods, or services available on or through any other website or resource. Any concerns regarding any external link shall be directed to its website administrator.
  5. AGITG will try to make the Website available and accessible but cannot guarantee that it will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error-free and can accept no liability for its unavailability or malfunction. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, website, router or any other internet connected device. You must not attempt to use the Website for any unlawful, criminal or negligent purpose.


Information Disclaimer

The information about nutrition, the digestives system and general matters has been written and edited by people internally and externally of AGITG.  AGITG makes every effort to ensure that information provided is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, AGITG does not accept liability for misinterpreted or incorrect information.