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Join the 2nd Annual NLA Step Challenge at the 2018 Annual Scientific Sessions Meeting in Las Vegas

The Challenge has been graciously supported by Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. and encourages attendees to engage in healthy activities, some friendly competition, and win prizes.

FREE Bluetooth activity trackers will be given out to the first 100 participants that stop by the Step Challenge booth near event registration.  The Challenge booth will open at 12:00p PT on Thursday April 26th.

The NLA Step Challenge iOS and Android Apps also supports attendees that prefer to use their own FitBit, Jawbone, Garmin, Apple Watch, or iPhone -Android smart phone step counters. (i)

The NLA Step Challenge will start on Thursday April 26 at 3:00p PT and end on Saturday April 28 at 11:00a PT.    

1) Download the NLA Step Challenge app
  • Click here to download the app from the Apple App Store

  • Click here to download the app from the Google Play Store

2) Complete the in-app registration and pairing process

  • Launch the Challenge app and complete 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

Scan the QR Codes at the locations below to be entered into the daily Scan-In Giveaway 

  • Kowa's booth (#303)

  • The ePoster Hall

Goals & Prizes

  • Scan-In Giveaway:  using the Challenge app's build-in QR reader, scan the QR codes located at the Kowa Booth (#303) and e-Poster Hall on Thursday 4.26 & Friday 4.27 for a chance to win a daily giveaway of a $50 Amazon Gift Card.


  • The NLA challenges all participants to exceed 16,000 steps during this day and a half program in honor of the 16th anniversary of the organization.  Last year we had 33 participants hit 15K steps ... can we beat that?

  • 25K Stepper Prize Drawing:  all participants that exceed 25K steps during the Challenge will be entered into a drawing for a free 2019 NLA Annual Meeting registration.

  • 40K Stepper Prize Drawing all participants that exceed 40K steps during the Challenge will be entered into a drawing for a FitBit Ionic Smartwatch.​​

Results and prize winners will be announced and distributed during the ​NLA/FNLA Business Meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 11:25a PT

For more information contact us at

The Step Challenge app requires iOS 9.0 and above on the following devices:  iPhone 4S and above, iPad Air, Mini, and 3rd & 4th generation iPads OR Android 4.5 and above that have not been customized by the phone-tablet manufacturer. 


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