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Join the Step It Up Walking Challenge at the 30th Annual ACFE Global Conference in Austin, TX June 23 - 28, 2019! 
Participate in some friendly competition amongst your peers as you work your way up the leaderboard and try to exceed the Challenge Step Goals to win prizes!


The Walking Challenge starts on Monday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m. CT and ends on Tuesday, June 25 at 11:59 p.m. CT. Participants can track their steps using their own personal Fitbit, Apple Watch, Garmin, or the step trackers integrated on their iPhone/Android smartphone via Apple Health or Google Fit. (i)

To join:
1) Download the 'ACFE Step It Up' App:
2) Launch the App and complete the registration and pairing process:
  • Launch the Challenge App and complete the registration fields
  • Pair your supported step tracker (see the Challenge FAQ Webpage for details)
3) Start Walking!
  • To sync your step data to the app, select "Tap to sync steps" at the top of the dashboard
  • Note that your steps will only count from the time you first pair your step tracker
  • Please sync your step data at least one time a day as some data sources will not provide step data that is over 24 hours old


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All Participants that reach a Step Goal Level are entered into a drawing at the end of the Challenge with a chance to win a prize. If you reach one of the following Step Levels, you will be entered into the drawing for only that bracket

  • 20,000+ steps - One (1) random winner will receive a $75 Amazon Gift Card

  • 40,000+ steps - One (1) random winner will receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card

  • 50,000+ steps - One (1) random winner will receive a $250 Amazon Gift Card




To help you support your Challenge efforts, scan the four (4) QR codes daily using the Challenge App at the following locations throughout the Expo, and receive a step boost at each scan: (ii)

Monday, 6/24

  1. Exhibit Hall (ACFE bookstore) = 500 bonus steps

  2. Level 1, Ballroom A = 1,000 bonus steps

  3. Level 4, near 18A/B = 1,000 bonus steps

  4. Walking App Reg Desk = 500 bonus steps

Tuesday, 6/25

  1. Exhibit Hall (Software Showcase) = 500 bonus steps

  2. Level 1 Ballroom A = 1,000 bonus steps

  3. Chapter Reception at Stubbs = 1,000 bonus steps

  4. Level 4, near 18A/B = 500 bonus steps

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All participants win!  Stop by the Step It Up Walking Challenge booth for a commemorative ACFE 30th-anniversary bandana. Available to participants while supplies last.  

Step Level Winners!  Prizes are available for pick up at the Step It Up Walking Challenge booth on Wednesday, 6/26 at 9:45 a.m CT.

If you have any questions, email us at


(i) The Walking Challenge app requires iOS 9.0 and above on the following devices:  iPhone 4S and above, iPad Air, Mini, and 3rd & 4th generation iPads. Android requirements: Android 5.0 and above that have not been customized by the phone-tablet manufacturer.

(ii) To scan QR codes:

  1. Open the 'ACFE Step It Up' App

  2. Press the Scan-In button located on the Walking Challenge dashboard in the app. Note that you will need to allow the app access to your device's camera 

  3. Align the app viewer with the QR Code and the code will automatically be detected and confirmed

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