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Take the #NRPAPlayChallenge!


This July, we want you to discover the power of play and adventure.  To see how you “Get Your Play On”, NRPA is challenging you to take #NRPAPlayChallenge every week this July.  Head out to your nearest park or rec center and show us how parks and play go hand in hand!

Each week has a different photo theme.  You’ll be able to submit your photo via the NRPA page, Facebook or by sharing the photo on Twitter and Instagram with #NRPAPlayChallenge and #PlayOnJuly.

NRPA will be awarding a Park and Recreation Month play prize package (valued at $250) weekly starting on July 10.  Prize pack will include outdoor games, a gift card and other swag!  Submit your photo following these weekly themes to win! 

  • July 3-9: P is for Park! Show us how you get your play on at your local park!
  • July 10-16: L is for Learning! Show us how you combine learning and play!
  • July 17-23: A is for Advocacy! Show us how you advocate for parks!
  • July 24-30: Y is for YOU! Show us your favorite way to play at your local parks and rec!

Please note, Park and Recreation Month is a family-friendly activity. Please no distasteful or vulgar photos. Photos are subject to review before posting to the gallery.  Users may enter more than one photo per week into the contest, however, each entry submitted must be substantially different than all subsequent entries.  Winners will be chose by a panel of esteemed judges.  If a user is chosen as a winner, they are not eligible for future weekly prizes.  Please refer to Official Rules for details on the contest and claiming prizes.  Winners will be contacted via email or a direct message from NRPA on Instagram or Twitter and must accept the prize within 24 hours.

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