NFL PLAY 60 FAQ


1. How Can I Get My School Involved With NFL PLAY 60?

 

The two in-school programs in conjunction with NFL PLAY 60 are the PLAY 60 Challenge and Fuel Up to Play 60.

           

The NFL partnered with the American Heart Association to offer the PLAY 60 Challenge.  The materials for this six week activity challenge are available online at: www.heart.org/nflplay60challenge

In conjunction with National Dairy Council, the NFL also encourages schools to sign up for the Fuel Up to Play 60 program.  You can learn more about getting your school involved at: www.futp60.com.

 

You could also hold a local NFL Punt, Pass and Kick (PP&K) competition at your school for any kids ages 6-15. PP&K is the NFL’s oldest grassroots program and has touched millions of kids around the country. For more information, visit www.nflppk.com.

 

Another option is to start an NFL FLAG league at your school. Kids ages 5-17 can participate and the NFL in partnership with USA Football holds regional and national competitions for three divisions: co-ed 9-11, boy 12-14 and girls 12-14. For more information, visit www.nflflag.com.

 

The easiest way to join the PLAY 60 movement is to encourage your students to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.  For tips, instructional videos and more, visit www.NFLRUSH.com/PLAY60.

 

Be sure to also keep an eye out for our various NFL PLAY 60 grant opportunities that are available throughout the school year. Information will be posted on www.NFLRUSH.com/PLAY60 when these opportunities are available.

 

2. How Can I Get My Community Involved With NFL PLAY 60?

 

We have two community-based programs NFL Punt, Pass and Kick and NFL FLAG.

           

You could hold a local NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition at your school for any kids ages 6-15. PP&K is the NFL’s oldest grassroots program and has touched millions of kids around the country. For more information, visit www.nflppk.com.

 

Another option is to start an NFL FLAG league in your community. Kids ages 5-17 can participate and the NFL in partnership with USA Football holds regional and national competitions for three divisions: co-ed 9-11, boy 12-14 and girls 12-14. For more information, visit www.nflflag.com.

 

 

The easiest way to join the PLAY 60 movement is to encourage kids in your community to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.  For tips, instructional videos and more, visit www.NFLRUSH.com/PLAY60.

 

Be sure to also keep an eye out for our various NFL PLAY 60 grant opportunities that are available throughout the season year. Information will be posted on www.NFLRUSH.com/PLAY60 when these opportunities are available.

 

3. How Can I Get My Kids at Home Involved With NFL PLAY 60?

 

The easiest way to join the PLAY 60 movement is to encourage your kids to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.  For tips, instructional videos and more, visit www.NFLRUSH.com/PLAY60.

 

You can also encourage your child’s school to become an NFL PLAY 60 School. We have two in-school programs which are the PLAY 60 Challenge and Fuel Up to Play 60.

     

The NFL partnered with the American Heart Association to offer the PLAY 60 Challenge.  The materials for this six week activity challenge are available online at: www.heart.org/nflplay60challenge

In conjunction with National Dairy Council, the NFL also encourages schools to sign up for the Fuel Up to Play 60 program.  You can learn more about getting your school involved at: www.futp60.com.

 

Any parent can also hold a local NFL Punt, Pass and Kick (PP&K) competition for any kids in your community ages 6-15. PP&K is the NFL’s oldest grassroots program and has touched millions of kids around the country. For more information, visit www.nflppk.com.

 

Another option is to start an NFL FLAG league in your community. Kids ages 5-17 can participate and the NFL in partnership with USA Football holds regional and national competitions for three divisions: co-ed 9-11, boy 12-14 and girls 12-14. For more information, visit www.nflflag.com.

 

Be sure to also keep an eye out for our various NFL PLAY 60 contests that are open throughout the season.

 

4. How Can I Get NFL PLAY 60 to Sponsor My Event Relating to Kid’s Health and Fitness?

 

Unfortunately, we can’t always make a monetary donation or attend all events due to the high number of requests, but we may be able to send you NFL PLAY 60 materials to give away at your event.

If you are interested please send us the required information below to our “Contact Us!” submissions page and a member of our team will respond to your request.

 

Requirements for requesting a donation:

  • Date of the function and some background on the charity or organization
  • Number of people participating in the event and how donated items will be used
  • Name, shipping address and phone number for the person requesting the items
  • Organization's 9-digit federal tax-exempt ID number

 

Please allow 6 weeks for processing. If approved, donations will be mailed 1-2 weeks prior to your event.

 

5. How Can I Get NFL PLAY 60 to Help Fund My School’s Health and Fitness Needs?

 

We have a relationship with a great organization that specializes in finding funding for school needs. Donor’s Choose posts projects on their website for donors to choose to fund everything from new books, to sporting equipment, to special field trips. Check them out – they are a great organization that may be able to help you get the funding you’re looking for; www.donorschoose.org.

 

You can also visit www.spiritcups.com and check out the great fundraising opportunities our NFL PLAY 60 partner BRAX offers. 

 

6. How Can I Get NFL PLAY 60 to Help Provide Football Equipment for my Organization in Need?

 

NFL PLAY 60 partner, USA Football, has grants available to help fund new football equipment and jerseys and may be able to help your organization. Please visit www.usafootball.com/grants_and_fundraisers for more information. 

 

7. How Can I Get NFL Players to Come Visit My School or Community?

 

Unfortunately, we don’t facilitate any player appearances from the League office. Please contact your local NFL club to request a player appearance. 

 

We do have two in-school programs in conjunction with NFL PLAY 60 that provide a few opportunities for students and schools to earn visits from NFL Players. They are the PLAY 60 Challenge and Fuel Up to Play 60.

     

The NFL partnered with the American Heart Association to offer the PLAY 60 Challenge.  The materials for this six week activity challenge are available online at: www.heart.org/nflplay60challenge

In conjunction with National Dairy Council, the NFL also encourages schools to sign up for the Fuel Up to Play 60 program.  You can learn more about getting your school involved at: www.futp60.com.

 

Please also check our website frequently for information on various contests and promotions involving NFL Player visits as well. 

 

8. How Can I Learn More About a Career With NFL PLAY 60?

 

All positions within the NFL are posted on the League’s employment website: https://www.nfl.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showSearchInterface

 

Please check that site for all openings.

 

9. What Volunteer Opportunities Are Available For Me to Get Involved With NFL PLAY 60?

 

We have categorized volunteer opportunities on our custom Volunteer Match site.  Visit it at: http://nflplay60.volunteermatch.org/

 

You could also hold a local NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition for any kids ages 6-15. PP&K is the NFL’s oldest grassroots program and has touched millions of kids around the country. For more information, visit www.nflppk.com.

 

Another option is to start an NFL FLAG league. Kids ages 5-17 can participate and the NFL in partnership with USA Football holds regional and national competitions for three divisions: co-ed 9-11, boy 12-14 and girls 12-14. For more information, visit www.nflflag.com

 

10. Are the NFL PLAY 60 Materials Available in Spanish?

 

One of our most popular NFL PLAY 60 programs, The NFL PLAY 60 Challenge is now available in Spanish. Click the link below to download the program resources.

http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/ahamah-public/@wcm/@sop/@scon/documents/downloadable/ucm_438160.pdf

This program can be used in school, at home, or at an after-school or community center.

 

11. Where Can I Find More Information about the NFL PLAY 60 Contests?

 

You can visit our main contests page here for information and updates on all our contests and sweepstakes. If you are looking for one of the specific contests listed below, just follow the links!

 

NFL PLAY 60 Back to Football Super Bowl Contest

NFL PLAY 60 Super Bowl Contest

NFL PLAY 60 “The Bus Stops with You!” Contest

 

12. How can I get more Information on the NFL PLAY 60 Campaign and Its Programs?

 

Click here to download a digital copy of our NFL PLAY 60 Media Guide which details the campaign and the NFL’s efforts related to fighting childhood obesity. 

 

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