National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Submit a theme for the 2020 National Senior Health & Fitness Day —
$350 Prize for the winning theme selected! Entry deadline: Friday 1/24/20.

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, an estimated 100,000 older adults across America will participate in the 27th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD), the nation's largest annual health and fitness event for older adults.

Every fall, NSHFD sponsors a theme contest to select a slogan for the next year's event. Adults age 50 and older are eligible to submit a contest entry. The winning entrant will receive a cash prize, and the winning theme will appear on National Senior Health & Fitness Day materials.

The theme should be a short phrase or sentence that focuses attention on the importance and fun of regular physical activity for older adults. For example, the winning slogan for 2019 was "Live and Thrive with Exercise!"

Submit a theme online

Click here to download a PDF copy of the theme contest submission form.

The winner of the 2019 National Senior Health & Fitness Day Theme Contest was Janet Carrato of Monroe Township, New Jersey. Ms. Carrato's winning theme was selected from among thousands of contest entries.

Ms. Carrato received a $350 prize and her 2018 theme appeared on Senior Day T-shirts, posters, handout bags and other event promotional items.

Entries must be received by Friday, January 24, 2020

Entries may be mailed to:
2020 Theme Contest
National Senior Health & Fitness Day
328 West Lincoln Avenue, Suite 10
Libertyville, IL 60048

You must include your name, age, address and daytime phone number. You may send post cards, letters or download and print the theme contest form. Entries also may be submitted online, by e-mail to or by fax: 847-816-8662. You may enter as often as you wish.

All entries become property of the Mature Market Resource Center, coordinator of National Senior Health & Fitness Day. Contest void where prohibited by law.



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