35 Surprising Rules 'The Challenge' Contestants Have to Follow

This is what it takes to win $1 million.

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More than 20 years after premiering on MTV, The Challenge is now in its 36th season and is a staple in the world of reality television. But what does it take to join the cast and compete on the show? A lot of rule-following. From everything challengers can't take into the house to the harsh fines for leaking spoilers, we broke down all of the rules The Challenge contestants have to follow, ahead.

Charlotte Chilton
Charlotte Chilton