Fuel Up to Play 60

Empowering students to create a culture of wellness in schools

Fuel Up to Play 60, the nation’s leading in-school wellness program, operates in over 73,000 schools nationwide through a partnership between the National Football League and the National Dairy Council.

This program provides staff and students with opportunities to build healthier school environments by increasing physical activity and developing good eating habits.

Why Fuel Up To Play 60 ?

Up to $4,000 is available to qualifying schools per year

Student-led program with leadership and peer mentoring opportunities

Activities can be customized to fit each school’s needs

Resources, training, and support available for implementation

Fuel Up to Play 60 School Art Contest

In addition to the national Fuel Up to Play 60 contests available to you when you log into your...

Fuel Up to Play 60 Super Bowl Contest

Are you a program advisor with a story to tell? Let us know about your efforts in implementing...

Get Started Today!


The AZ Dairy Council’s own Patricia Johnson is here to help.

Student Leadership

Fuel Up To Play 60 is led by students, for students. Create a Student Dashboard account to track activities, participate in challenges, and earn points to achieve Ambassador status – with a chance to represent Arizona at the national Student Ambassador Summit!

Program Advisor

Adult educators or staff can become Program Advisors. You’ll recruit student leaders, receive emails with information on local and national contests, and get the latest news on trainings and resources (like the Fuel Up to Play 60 Playbook).

The Six Steps

Become a Touchdown School by completing all Six Steps on your Dashboard. In the process, student leaders will work with Program Advisors to plan a Kick Off event, rally other students to the cause, and implement nutrition and physical activity plays! Get ideas through reading school success stories here.

School Incentives

Incentives are everywhere! School nutrition equipment, gift cards, Cardinals tickets, player or Big Red school visits, kids’ camps, and autographed footballs are just a few. There’s a bunch of great stuff available to actively participating schools.

Reporting From the Field

Check out Fuel Up to Play 60 in action, from students and team leaders!

Student Blog

Learning the Value of Teamwork

Reporting From the Field This summer, I was afforded the opportunity to attend the Fuel Up To Play 60 National Summit as a state ambassador. When I joined the program three years ago as a freshmen I had no idea of the adventure that was in...

read more

Team Lead Blog

Ethos Academy Earning A+ As A Rookie School

Fuel Up to Play 60 scores a TOUCHDOWN for school health and wellness! Ethos Academy recently kicked off Fuel Up to Play 60 at their school and they are earning an A+ as a rookie school! Walter Hall is the Program Advisor and Physical Education teacher. He attended the...

read more

Quick Links to Get Started





Award Winning, Age-Specific Nutrition Education Resources

The Dairy Council ® of Arizona and Nevada provide free nutrition education materials throughout the states of Arizona and Nevada at no charge. Visit the catalog to browse and order.