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Promote Your Event!

news_shutterstock_resizedUse this free downloadable press release to customize and share with your local media. Personalize it with information about your specific May events, a quote from your school principal on how your school is participating in National PE and Sport Week and National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! Send your drafted press release to your school district PR person requesting they send it out to the local media. Download the press release template.

Social Media

social media_shutterstock_resizedWe want to hear about all the excitement and success from your May activities. SHAPE America encourages you to capture these moments and send in photos and videos to

Or, if you're already on social media, be sure to tag your posts on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest using the official National PE and Sport Week hash tag #NATPEWeek along with our Twitter handle @SHAPE_America. The person who submitted a photo or video that received the most likes and retweets from all social media platforms combined will receive a SHAPE America swag bag filled with fun goodies! Will it be you?! The winner will be announced on social media June 1!

Sample Messages:

My school is proud to participate in #NATPEWeek. Check out our dance routine! @SHAPE_America (insert your video or picture link)

#NATPEWeek is about recognizing the importance of celebrating physical activity + #physed. How physically active in your school?! @SHAPE_America

May is National Physical Fitness + Sports Month @fitnessgov, @SHAPE_America Here's how we're participating! (insert link to video or picture) 

Additional messages from Fuel Up to Play 60

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Teachers, want a fun way to get your students moving? Join @SHAPE_America on ACES Day & do this dance at 10 a.m. on May 7!

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Tomorrow is ACES Day! At 10 a.m. join others in the #FUTP60 Dance. Teach your students the dance & join the action!

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Teachers, join us and @SHAPE_America in celebrating ACES Day at 10 a.m. on May 7. Learn the moves to "The Fuel Up to Play 60 Dance" and join hundreds of other schools in this "dance-a-thon"!

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Tomorrow is ACES Day! At 10 a.m., get up and join the fun by doing "The Fuel Up To Play 60 Dance"! Get funky as schools across the country join in a moment of simultaneous exercise!