Community Registration

  • Who can enter the challenge?

    Any Saskatchewan community can register for the challenge. A community can register only once. *Excluding Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw and Lloydminster, see below.

    Community associations in Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert and Lloydminster can register for the challenge. More than one community association in each city can enter. This year’s challenge offers separate tracking for community associations.

    Click here to see the official challenge rules and project eligibility.

  • How does my community or community association sign up for the challenge?
    • Complete a registration form
    • Get the form signed by your Mayor or Chief
    • Take a photo of your Mayor or Chief signing the registration form
    • Send it in to Saskatchewan in motion by email or fax.

    Saskatchewan in motion must receive completed registration forms by 11:59 p.m. CST on February 15, 2017. Late submissions will not be accepted.

  • What projects are eligible?

    Eligible programs, projects or initiatives must increase opportunities for children, youth or families to be active outdoors and address one of the following priorities:

    • increase physical activity in the community by creating programs, places or spaces for children and/or youth to be active outdoors
    • develop active and safe routes for children and youth to walk to school and other destinations; projects may include education, awareness, programs and other initiatives to encourage and develop active transportation routes
    • create initiatives that inspire children, youth or families to get outside and play.

    *Prize money cannot be used for indoor facility upgrades. If a project is deemed ineligible, Saskatchewan in motion will advise the community contact and request an alternate project be submitted.

    Click here to see the official challenge rules and project eligibility.

  • What are the important challenge dates?
    • October 17, 2016 – Community registration opens
    • February 15, 2017 – Community registration closes
    • February 22, 2017 – Individual and family profiles can start to be created
    • March 1 – 10, 2017 – Challenge is on!
  • How are the challenge prizes awarded?
    • Community Project/Initiative $10,000 Grand Prize: The community with the most minutes of logged physical activity during the challenge will be declared winner.
    • Community Project/Initiative $5,000 Runner-up Prize: The community with the second most minutes of logged physical activity during the challenge will be declared the runner-up prizewinner.
    • Community Association $10,000 Prize: The community association with the most minutes of logged physical activity during the challenge will be declared the winner.
  • What happens once we send in our registration for the project?

    Saskatchewan in motion will review your registration to make sure it is complete and that your project meets the eligibility criteria. You will receive an email confirmation once your registration is accepted. You will also receive a package filled with tips and tools to help you promote the challenge in your community!

    Click here to see the official challenge rules and project eligibility.

  • What is a web-based challenge?

    Internet access and valid email addresses are required to participate in the challenge. Participants will create individual or family accounts using a valid email address to log physical activity minutes through an online system during the challenge.

  • Does the Go Out & Play Challenge take into consideration the population of a community?

    Yes. Saskatchewan in motion has researched national and provincial community competitions. In most cases, smaller communities are much more successful in rallying their community members and friends, relatives and neighbours.

  • Why is there a community association prize for recognized community associations in Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw and Prince Albert?

    The community association category allows for multiple community associations to participate in cities with a population over 30,000 and that have recognized community associations. This year’s challenge offers separate tracking for community associations in Regina, Saskatoon and Moose Jaw and community clubs in Prince Albert. Click on the following links to see the recognized community associations in: Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, and Prince Albert.

  • What will happen if an individual or a community displays unsportsmanlike conduct?

    Saskatchewan in motion has the right to disqualify any community, any allocation of minutes of physical activity deemed fraudulent, in violation of the Challenge rules, or that would otherwise undermine the integrity of the Challenge, including but not limited to cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair activities. Anyone caught cheating will be disqualified from the challenge. Please play fair!

  • Can a school take part in the Challenge?

    Encourage your faculty members and students to get moving every day for at least 30 minutes at school! Remind your students to log their minutes of physical activity every day at home with their parents on their family profiles. Children under 18 cannot create accounts without parental consent. School-based programs are not eligible projects in the Go Out & Play Challenge.

Entering your Minutes

  • How do I create an account to enter physical activity minutes?

    Click on the create account button on the home page. You will need a valid email address to create an account. Fill in all the account detail fields and click register. Once you complete this, you’ll receive a confirmation email to the address you provided. Please follow the instructions in this email to complete your account creation. Once complete, you can login and enter your minutes!

    If you can't locate the email, it may have been routed to your spam/junk folder.

  • How do I enter minutes for each member of my family?
    1. Log into to your account.
    2. Select the community project.
    3. Select a family member name and enter the physical activity minutes.
    4. Repeat for each family member. A maximum of 120 minutes per person per day can be recorded.
    5. Remember to log your minutes each day of the challenge.
  • I am having problems logging into my account

    If you have not received a confirmation email from us and followed the instructions in it, you have not successfully created your profile. If you can't locate the email, it may have been routed to your spam/junk folder.

    If you have completed the registration verification process and still have problems logging in, click on Forgot password and follow the instructions to reset your password. If this doesn’t work, please contact Saskatchewan in motion for troubleshooting.

  • I missed logging my minutes one day. Can I register yesterday’s minutes?

    No. You can only record the current day's minutes. It’s important to log your physical minutes every day of the Go Out & Play Challenge.

  • The website looks like it is missing information or won’t function correctly.

    The Go Out & Play Challenge website is designed to use up-to-date web browsers such as Chrome 56, Firefox 51, Safari 9 and Internet Explorer 11. We have systems in place to support older web browsers; however, you may experience some limitations.

    Make sure your browser is up-to-date by visiting http://browsehappy.com.

  • Who do I contact for technical support?

    Please contact Saskatchewan in motion for troubleshooting. Support staff is available Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4 PM. We will respond to any after hour inquiries by noon the next workday. If you require technical support over the weekend, please leave us a message and we will get back to you the next business day before noon.

  • Do I have to register my minutes of physical activity with one community?

    You can choose a different community every day, or the same community every day.

  • My community has not registered for the challenge. Can I still participate and register my minutes with another community?

    ABSOLUTELY! You can choose to give your minutes to your favourite project or favourite community or community association. It can be a different community each day. It does not matter where you live.

  • What will happen if an individual or a community displays unsportsmanlike conduct?

    Saskatchewan in motion has the right to disqualify any community, any allocation of minutes of physical activity deemed fraudulent, in violation of the Challenge rules, or that would otherwise undermine the integrity of the Challenge, including but not limited to cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair activities. Anyone caught cheating will be disqualified from the challenge. Please play fair!

  • Who can create a profile on the Challenge website?

    Anyone over 18 years of age can create profiles on the Challenge website. Children under 18 cannot create accounts without parental consent, but they may be part of a family profile created by a parent/guardian.

    Solely for the purpose of this Challenge, the Census Canada definition of a family will be used to determine the eligibility of a family profile.