Frequently Asked Questions
What is the objective of the game?
To help students ages 4 to 12 achieve healthier lifestyles, better eating habits and consistent exercise routines. The game is designed for children.
How can I get involved?
Parents can sign up their children as individual players by clicking on "Create a New Account" on the homepage.
Keep in mind that there are hundreds of dollars in weekly prizes for schools as an incentive for kids to learn healthy habits by solving the puzzles and participating in the challenges. Teachers registered by the Sept. 14 deadline still can add more students to play as part of their class and help them compete for the school supplies.
How do I win?
Players who earn the top score by solving puzzles and challenges are eligible to have their username entered in a weekly "Top Score" drawing for a prize.
The D&C and other Let’s Move, RocKids! partners will provide weekly prizes for the classes that come out ahead in scoring based on challenges posted on the Let’s Move site. Challenges include quizzes, sliders and other puzzles you can do at your computer, and activities that require moving about in your neighborhood or in the community. In the past, D&C scavenger hunts have been most popular (hint, hint).
What are large classes?
Large classes consist of 15 or more players to which there is no cap (to allow for after-school programs, PE teachers, etc). Teachers who registered by the deadline (Sept 14) still have the ability to add more students to their classes throughout the game.
Large classes are competing for a $500 prize for school supplies, each week through Oct. 26.
--There will be a drawing from the winning class each week of the game through Oct. 26. The students in the winning class who scored the most points have their names entered in a drawing for a $50 gift card.
What are small classes
Small classes are groups of up to 14 students registered by teachers. Teachers who registered by the deadline (Sept 14) still have the ability to add more students to their classes throughout the game.
Small classes are competing for a $200 prize for school supplies, each week through Oct. 26.
--There will be a drawing from the winning class each week of the game through Oct. 26. The students in the winning class who scored the most points have their names entered in a drawing for a $25 gift card.
What are the important dates in the game?
Week 3 is "Wheels Week." New puzzles and games are under way through 5 p.m. Oct. 5.
*Just after Wheels Week on Oct. 6, families are invited to a bicycling event with the Conkey Cruisers at Conkey Park!! There will be a code worth points.*
Week 4 is "This or That?" week. New puzzles focus on making healthy choices. Think vending machine. Games begin at 5:01 p.m. Oct. 5.
Week 5 is "Strong" week. The Strong National Museum of Play, partners in the game, will team up with Democrat and Chronicle Media Group and a class from Rochester Institute of Technology. Week 5 games begin at 5:01 p.m. Oct. 12.
Week 6 is "Food of the World" week and the last week of the game!! BUT players can still sign up and win. A focus on diverse and interesting foods. New games post at 5 p.m Oct. 19. Players have until 5 p.m. Oct. 26 to finish strong!!!
Let's Move RocKids and the Democrat and Chronicle Media Group are partnering with Foodlink for Make A Difference Day!!!
Check back periodically for details as they become available or for more information send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.