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ADHA and ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) Wellness Challenge Summary


On the leaderboard dance!

Thank you to the ADHA for the Challenge!


2021 Challenge winner signing up for another "run" at the leaderboard


June 24th Top Stepper "Amy the Tank"


District 1 Team on the Leaderboard


Day 1 drawing winner of the complimentary ADHA23 Registration Package

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Melissa on the top of the leaderboard 



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The ADHA and The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) are excited to bring you the ADHA – IOH Wellness Challenge

Join us for the Wellness Challenge at the

ADHA 2022 Annual Conference
in Louisville, KY June 24 - 26! 


Participate in some friendly competition with your peers as you engage in various fitness and wellness activities and work your way up the leaderboard. Strive to reach and exceed your Challenge Goals, find opportunities to boost your points, and earn chances to win exciting giveaways. All participants can earn extra points through daily challenges.

The Wellness Challenge starts on Friday, June 24 at 12:01 a.m. EDT and ends on Sunday, June 26 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. 



Participants will also be able to raise funds for The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) and help the foundation reach its 2022 goal of $70,000. Funds directly support IOH scholarship and grant programs! 

Individuals can join teams and track their progress in real-time in the Challenge app and on the Leaderboard at the Wellness Challenge booth.

1) Download the Heka Well challenge app:

Heka Well App Icon for Challenge Webpage


2) Complete the registration and pairing process:

  • Launch the Challenge App and select ADHA-IOH Wellness Challenge from the list

  • Complete the in-app registration process

  • Select your team and compete with other teams based on average point counts during the Challenge. The top teams will display on the Team Leaderboard within the app​ and at the Wellness Challenge booth

  • Pair a supported activity tracker*

    • Anyone can track their steps using their smartphone by pairing with Apple Health (iPhone or Apple Watch) on iOS or Google Fit on Android.

    • Participants may also track steps with Fitbit or Garmin. ​​


3) Start Moving!

  • To sync your step data to the app, select Tap to sync points at the top of the dashboard

  • Note that your steps will only count from the time you first pair your activity tracker

  • Please sync your activity tracker at least one time every 24-hour period and before your Challenge end time to make sure all your points count!


Questions?  Check our FAQ here.


To help you achieve your Challenge goals, earn daily bonus points by engaging in various activities. Tap the Bonus Activities button in the Heka Well app and choose from among the activities listed below:

Scan-InUse the in-app Scan-In feature to scan the QR codes located at the various booths and events:

1. Stop by any of these scheduled special events. Scan the three (3) QR codes and earn 500 bonus points each:

  • Friday, June 24 – Fourth Street Live All Attendee Event

  • Saturday, June 25 – Health & Wellness Morning Break 

  • Saturday, June 25  – President’s Dinner & After Dark Party 

2. Scan-In at the following locations any time June 24–26 for the indicated bonus points.

  • Membership Booth (one-time 1,000 points)

  • Wellness Challenge Booth (one-time 500 points)

  • Johnson & Johnson Lunch & Learn (one-time 500 points)

  • Hygienist Proud Booth (one-time 500 points)

  • Meet up Lounge (one-time 500 points)

  • Health & Wellness Pavilion (one-time 500 points)

3. Stop by the IOH Booth and make a donation to earn 500 bonus points (maximum 5 donation bonuses per day).

MeditationFind a quiet location that suits you best, put on your headset, and and listen to Body Scan with Lee Papa to earn a daily 500-point bonus.

Activity LogEngage in various activities in addition to walking — ranging from aerobics, gardening, rowing, and swimming to basketball, kickboxing, rock-climbing and more. Select the activity from the in-app list, enter the time spent and receive your points (based on step-equivalents). Logging activities for points credits is based on an honor system. Maximum three (3) activity entries per day.




Activity Milestone Prizes

All participants reaching an activity milestone below will be eligible to pick up a prize from the Wellness Challenge booth:

  • 10,000 points

  • 25,000 points

  • 50,000 points

  • Over 100,000 points


Daily Leaderboard Drawings

All participants who are ranked on the Leaderboard at the end of each day as indicated below will be entered into a daily raffle for the following prizes:

Friday, June 24 - Daily Challenge

The TOP 25 participants are eligible to be entered into a drawing to win complimentary registration to ADHA23. Winner will be announced on Saturday, June 25, at 9:00 a.m. in the ADHA Conference App.  *ADHA will contact the winner with instructions on how to redeem the their prize. Only one (1) attendee can win and cannot qualify to win any other daily challenge prizes.


Saturday, June 25 -  Daily Challenge


The TOP 15 participants are eligible to be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a the following prize package: complimentary registration to ADHA23 and a $100 gift card. Winner will be announced on Sunday, June 26, at 9:00 a.m. in the ADHA Conference App. *ADHA will contact the winner with instructions on how to redeem the their prize. Only one (1) attendee can win and cannot qualify to win any other daily challenge prizes.


Final Leaderboard Challenge - Sunday, June 26


The TOP 5 participants on the final cumulative leaderboard are eligible to be entered into our grand prize drawing for: complimentary registration to ADHA 23, (4) night hotel stay and complimentary round trip economy airfare. Winner will be announced on Monday, June 27, at 9:00 a.m. in the ADHA Conference App. *ADHA will contact the winner with instructions on how to redeem the their prize. Only one (1) attendee can win and cannot qualify to win any other daily challenge prizes.

ADHA and IOH staff are not eligible for any incentives or prizes associated with this Challenge.

If you have any questions, contact the support team here, email us at, or visit the Wellness Challenge Booth on the Upper Concourse Level of the Kentucky International Convention Center (next to registration).

* Supported activity trackers and operating systems

** Bonus Activities:

  1. On the Challenge app's main dashboard, tap the Bonus Activities selector.

  2. Press the Scan-InMeditationor Activity Log button and follow the app instruction to receive your bonus steps.

Bonus Activities
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