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The Big Country Biggest Winner contest kick-off took place on Monday, March 19, 2012, at the Sweetwater High School new gym. Members from several of 48 teams were at the event to get motivated and win prizes geared towards weight loss.
Prizes included Subway meals, eight fitness memberships each from fitness centers at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital and Texas State Technical College and two memberships from Anytime Fitness, a $25 gift card from Brookshire's, Zumba sessions from the two local Zumba instructors, Isabel Beltran and Nick Alvarado, Spark energy drink from Advocare and Herbalife from the Abilene Red Cross.
Also on hand was Nolan County Agrilife Extension Agent Tasha Baxter giving nutritional handouts to all in attendance.