F2C ELITE AGREEMENT 2021
This Agreement is between Elite Athlete and F2C Nutrition Inc (F2C).
1. Term. The term of this Agreement is from Nov 1, 2020 to October 31st, 2021. Invitations to renew agreement for 2022 will be sent out by Oct 15, 2021. All advertisements and promotions using Elite Athlete’s name, likeness and accomplishments shall be concluded at the end of the calendar year.
2. Endorsement. F2C Nutrition may use Elite Team Athlete’s name and likeness and accomplishments on its site, social media and in F2C Nutrition ads and promos, including photo shoots. Elite Team Athlete will regularly maintain social media expectations and/or demo expectations. Elite Team Athlete is required to do four (4) volunteer hours at an F2C event/trade/expo show/nutrition talk etc. during a calendar year to maintain F2C Elite status. At races/events that F2C and the athlete are at, Elite Team Athlete will spend time supporting in the F2C booth. F2C Elite Team athlete will connect with their local bike/tri store and liaison with F2C sales rep to promote F2C Nutrition in their local stores. Elite Team Athlete will have an understanding of all F2C nutritional products, will participate in F2C product education calls, seminars and info sessions and be able to educate others about F2C products. Elite Team Athlete will be brand loyal and promote F2C products to other athletes, contacts and in their network.
3. Branding. F2C will appear and be named on Elite Athlete’s social media, website, blog etc. The Elite Athlete will wear the F2C Team Kit (purchased by athlete) OR will have the F2C Nutrition logo prominently displayed on athlete’s own race kit while racing. All costs for F2C logos are the athlete’s responsibility. Logo placement MUST be in consultation with F2C Nutrition and worn while racing. Elite Athlete will be given branded gear to wear and use including an exclusive F2C Elite Team item for 2021. Elite Athlete will wear F2C branded gear during demo events/expos/etc. and will wear F2C branding on all podiums. Race kit, shirt, hat, or podium shirt with F2C logo are acceptable.
4. Social Media Content. Elite Athlete will provide a healthy social media presence for F2C Nutrition via Facebook, Twitter, and other social media forums like re-tweets, reposts, shares, mentions, pictures, blog nutrition posts, recipes and videos etc. The Elite Team Athlete must like F2C and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Strava and join the F2C Private Facebook page and contribute accordingly. The F2C Private Facebook page is the primary form of communication. The F2C Nutrition Private page is comprised of Ambassadors, Elite Team members, pros, coaches, team and club managers and is designed to be a hub for communication, advice and F2C Information. It is expected that the F2C Elite Team member will be a role model and regularly review (at least once per week), comment and give input to the other F2C Team members, regularly update their race schedule if it is changed, sharing race pics and race reports with members. Elite Athlete will contribute to the F2C Blog/News/Facebook group once (1) per the duration of the agreement. Specific criteria will be laid out and a date for submission can be chosen by the Athlete. Elite Athlete will tag F2C Nutrition in all related posts, use F2C hashtags. F2C Elite Athlete will submit a bio to F2C Nutrition, criteria and submission date to be laid out. F2C Elite Team Athlete will be featured in a variety of social media promos (Teammate Tuesday, F2C Friday etc) and will submit info and pictures accordingly F2C Elite Athlete will post 4 original social media posts per month that must contain F2C branded items, content, product or logo, if multiple pictures used must have the F2C logo in the first picture, must not have competing nutrition products in post and post must be dedicated to F2C (ie. not a list of many sponsors). Posts can be videos, recipes, motivational quotes, product explanations, how to use products etc. Get creative!!.
5. Grant of Endorsement Rights. Elite Athlete will grant F2C the exclusive right during the term of this Agreement to use Elite Athlete, likeness, and accomplishments in connection with the advertisement or promotion of F2C. The Elite Athlete shall not take any action inconsistent with the endorsement of F2C products and shall use their best efforts to promote the sale of those products. The Elite Athlete shall conduct him or herself professionally and conform to accepted standards of taste and decency on social media. During the term of the Agreement, a covenant of non-compete (CNC) will be in place. The CNC expires at the end of the contract term. When discussing nutrition or nutrition related topics with the public or on social media, Athlete will not use the brand name of other nutritional products (i.e. Gu gels, Gatorade) but use a generic terms, (i.e. sport drink ) In Athlete blogs, social media, interviews etc., if athlete has suffered distress for whatever reason, athlete will not make reference to GI distress, vomiting, or being sick in relation to their race/training nutrition or references to F2C Nutrition.
6. Provision of Products. F2C shall provide Elite Athlete with the below methods of earning F2C Nutrition product:
One F2C Nutrition approved -2hr in-store demo per month/expo booth help etc.
Elite Athlete will also be provided with a 40% personal discount code for personal use only for F2C Nutrition products.
7. Product Redemption. Elite Team member will use their personal code in the store for a reasonable amount of personal purchases. To redeem product credit, Elite Athlete will be issued a credit code for the corresponding credit amount earned monthly to redeem in the online store (monthly credit will expire after 60 days) Credit codes and credit code orders cannot be combined with personal code use.
8. Compensation and Commission. Elite Athlete will be paid product credit for the above-mentioned services in #7 If monthly social media tracking is submitted. To receive product credit Elite Athlete must submit a monthly social media or demo tracking sheet on time to F2C Nutrition (i.e. January social media tracker submitted within 7-10 days of month’s end). If submitted at a later date, athlete may not be eligible to receive credit. It is the responsibility of the Athlete to submit in a timely fashion.
Elite Team athlete will also receive $80.00 F2C product credit given in 2 installments of $40.00, the first at the end of February and the second at the end of June, to receive the $80 credit, Elite Athletes must maintain F2C Elite status and be actively posting for F2C and submit social media tracking.
Elite Athlete will be paid 5% product credit for any online sales (after discounts and before taxes and shipping) with a personal discount code. F2C will provide a 15% Friends and Family discount code that the Elite Athlete can hand out, post and circulate to his/her contacts offering a discount on purchase. Product credit is calculated on a quarterly basis. All credit compensation is for F2C Nutrition product. To redeem any credit Elite Athlete must make the request through firstname.lastname@example.org. Credit must be used within the 2021 calendar year.
F2C will reimburse the Elite Athlete for any pre-approved expenses resulting from special events that F2C requests the Ambassador Athlete to do.
9. Confidentiality. The terms and conditions of this Agreement shall not be disclosed by either party for any reason whatsoever unless necessitated by legal process. An NDA must be signed.
10. Indemnity. Each party agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the other against any and all expenses, damages, claims, suits, actions and costs whatsoever arising out of, or in any way connected with, the actions, omissions or negligence of the other in the performance of this Agreement.
11. Product Use Disclosure. Given the current trend of contaminated nutrition products, including some unnamed mainstream endurance companies, resulting in positive athlete drug tests, F2C Nutrition having WADA banned Certification, requires Elite athletes to list below other nutrition products, supplements and brands used. This information will be kept in strict confidence bound by the confidentiality clause in the agreement and will be used to educate the Elite Athlete regarding clean product use, potential supplement interactions with F2C Nutrition products and for identification in the unfortunate event that the Elite Athlete may have a positive drug test for WADA banned substances during the duration of this agreement. *note if you are NOT taking any other supplements from other brands please make a note of that instead of leaving blank*
12. Maintaining F2C Status. To maintain F2C Elite Team status athlete must post to social media/ and or demo monthly and be in regular contact with the F2C Facebook group. If athlete is not posting regularly and F2C has not heard from the athlete or seen any posts for 3 months, athlete will no longer have status as an F2C athlete. Not submitting a tracking sheet does not affect status. *note we understand that sometimes life happens and there are extenuating circumstances. Please reach out and communicate with F2C Nutrition if you feel this is the case.
13. Early Termination. F2C may terminate this Agreement if the Elite Athlete fails to meet agreement obligations or conduct becomes unprofessional and detrimental to the sale of its products or breeches any of the above conditions. Examples of this include: not posting F2C dedicated posts to social media or completing demo work, not racing with F2C logo, posting a competing nutrition sponsor, failing drug tests, criminal charges, inappropriate conduct, discriminatory behaviour, negative publicity, and behaviour that violates the rights of others. If early termination does occur, F2C Elite Athlete remains bound by the CNC (Covenant of Non-Compete) for the duration of the Agreement.
14. Exclusivity. The Elite Athlete shall not have competing nutrition sponsors nor promote any product that competes with the F2C product line. (no tags, share, pics, # on social media, no logos on race kits etc.) The Elite Team Athlete is responsible for approaching F2C Nutrition to inquire if a product or company is competing with F2C Nutrition products.
F2C NUTRITION INC.
Director of Marketing and Education
#412 Station Main,
Maple Ridge, B.C.
TEAM F2C ATHLETE
THIS CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT (the or this “Agreement”) is made
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F2C Nutrition Inc. (“F2C”) and an athlete(“athlete”).
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412 Station Main
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