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The TAFISA World Challenge Day is a friendly international competition in Sport for All and physical activity where communities of similar sizes from around the world compete against each other to motivate as many people as possible be physically active for only 15 minutes on a single day.  The event is a fun day that creates awareness and enthusiasm for fitness and active living in the participating communities. 

World Challenge Day is open to communities of any size from any country, and since its beginning in 1991, TAFISA World Challenge Day has been growing rapidly every year!

In 2010, the concept of the event was updated to include both the traditional One-On-One Community Competition and the new World Challenge Day Cup.  Communities participating in WCD are automatically included in both competitions.


In 2014, alongside the traditional WCD around the world, TAFISA piloted a new concept for WCD with select cities from its SportCityNet project in Europe.  TAFISA hopes to roll this exciting new format out for all countries in 2015. For more information, please see the links below or contact the TAFISA office.


» TAFISA WCD Intro Booklet




World Challenge Day 2014 – Wednesday 28th May

It is with great excitement that TAFISA announces the results of TAFISA World Challenge Day 2014, held on Wednesday, 28th May.

This year we had more than 48 million people in over 40 countries rising to the challenge.  The results of the TAFISA World Challenge Day Cup are shown below.

TAFISA World Challenge Day Cup Winners:


Categories 4 & 5:   
Macau, China with 43% population participating
Category 3:
Budapest N. District, Hungary with 74% population participating
Category 2:
Itapipoca, Brazil with 57% of population participating
Category 1:
Aizubange, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan with 66% of population participating
Category 1a: International Cheer Union, USA with 153% anticipated participants involved
TAFISA World Kids’ Challenge Day: Lublin, Poland with 61% school children participating


The full results can be found via the following link.


» TAFISA World Challenge Day 2014 Results


More Information:

Please see flyer and intro booklet linked above for more information, or contact the TAFISA office at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

World Challenge Day History

It all began in Canada, 1983: The city of Saskatoon initiated the first Canadian Challenge Day. Over fifty other communities accepted the Challenge – and more than 650.000 people took part. From Canada the Challenge has taken its highly successful course around the world and gained international recognition. Apart from the national events international rivalries including communities from all over the world have become the rule and paved the way for the World Challenge Day. TAFISA launched the international event and has coordinated the World Challenge Day (formerly International Challenge Day) since 1990. Since then more than 50 countries with thousands of communities and millions of participants have made the event the largest in the history of Sport for All.



TAFISA World Challenge Day 2013

» World Challenge Day Cup 2013
» World Challenge Day Results Announcement 2013


TAFISA World Challenge Day 2012

» Winners of World Challenge Day Cup 2012


TAFISA World Challenge Day 2011

» Winners of World Challenge Day Cup 2011
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