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Earn SparkTrophies for Reaching Your Goals

Start Earning and Displaying Your Virtual Awards Today!

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SparkTrophies are motivational tools designed to reward you for activities you perform at SparkPeople.com, from earning SparkPoints to losing weight. The trophies will be displayed on your SparkPage in two places:
  1. On the main page of your SparkPage, your five most recent trophies will scroll through under the "Awards" section on the left side of the page (below your photos).
  2. Under the "Awards" tab at the top of the page, you'll find all of your trophies to date.
Here is a list of just some of the trophies you can receive:
  • Spread the Spark* Awarded for referring at least 5 people to SparkPeople in a month (only given once a month).
  • Fitness minutes* Awarded for logging 250 to 2500 fitness minutes in a month.
  • SparkPoints* A special trophy awarded for earning at least 500 SparkPoints in a month (only given once a month). Please note that you will continue to earn SparkPoints trophies for your total accumulation of SparkPoints over time, as seen here.
  • SparkPeople Trivia leader Awarded for answering at least 30 trivia questions and getting at least 90% correct.
  • Consistency Awarded for spinning the SparkPoints wheel during the month. There are two levels for this award: one for spinning at least 20 times/month and another for spinning every day of the month.
  • Weight loss Select your own trophy based on your weight loss progress. To select your own weight-loss trophy, log-in and go to your SparkPage. Click the "Awards" tab at the top. Under the right side column called "My Trophies," click the "Manage My Trophies" link at the bottom. At the top of the next page, click the button that says "Add Weight Lost & Event Trophies." There, you can select your weight loss trophy each time you reach a new milestone.
  • SparkVersary Select your own trophy to celebrate when you joined SparkPeople. To select your own weight-loss trophy, log-in and go to your SparkPage. Click the "Awards" tab at the top. Under the right side column called "My Trophies," click the "Manage My Trophies" link at the bottom. At the top of the next page, click the button that says "Add Weight Lost & Event Trophies." There, you can select your SparkVersary trophy each time you reach a new milestone.
  • Community Team Awarded for joining the Community Team
  • Challenge Central Awarded when you complete all of the action steps from any one of our official SparkPeople challenges, most of which take four weeks (given only once for each challenge).
  • Goal Setter Awarded when you create your SparkPeople.com account and set your goals during registration (given only once).
  • Welcome Guide Awarded after you complete and check off all 10 action steps in our New Member Welcome Guide (given only once).
There are also trophies for those members using a Spark Activity Tracker or Fitbit.

*These trophies are given at the beginning of each month for the previous month's accomplishments.

SparkTrophies are a great way to recognize your progress on the site and to tell others about some of your SparkPeople milestones; they can help you stay motivated, no matter what the scale says. Each time you get a new SparkTrophy, you'll receive an email from SparkPeople letting you know of your accomplishment. (Edit your email preferences for SparkTrophies here.)

Start earning your new SparkTrophies today!
Click here to to redeem your SparkPoints
  You will earn 5 SparkPoints
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Member Comments

  • READINGDOTTIE1
    I live in an Assisted living Home. I get my meals planned and sometimes have trouble with the choices, even though they have other choices. Need to keep track.
    - 5/13/2015 12:45:05 PM
  • MYPUDDY
    I am 69yrs. old.I have CHF,Lupus,Chronic kidney disease.arthritis
    ,diverticulit
    is,and am bi-polar.I am on antidepression meds.,bp meds,blood thinners,predniso
    ne(steroids)I eat little but not well(money issues).My exercise consists of major housework daily,going to store daily for roommate(disabled
    )also,I take heart meds.Never had problems with weight until all these meds,which I must take!.tried many times to lose some weight but it has not changed.also have pace maker and stint. I am due to have another stint soon to avoid 2nd heart attack.HELP!!I hate how I look not to mention how I feel.Losing my hair fast too..very discouraged and miserable.any hope for me anywhere? thanks for any ideas you might offer. trina in long beach,ca. - 4/24/2015 4:47:28 AM
  • AGILAGAN
    I got my first trophy today!.. - 2/22/2015 11:25:00 AM
  • LINDAR891
    I got so many trophies, I didn't know I had. So Gent's and Ladies keep up the good work. I've got over a 1000 points to use! lyl! - 12/6/2014 3:12:21 PM
  • KMARTIN38
    I got, my first trophy today - 8/5/2014 9:58:30 PM
  • A Glow Getter Award is for those who have the Spark Activity Tracker. - 7/28/2014 6:03:16 AM
  • What is a Glow getter award? I am interested in finding out about this. - 7/20/2014 8:38:14 AM
  • What is a "glow-getter?" I saw that on someone's page and I LIKE THE SOUND OF THAT!
    - 12/1/2013 9:45:52 AM
  • SAMOMOF3
    Just looking at my trophies is making me more motivated.
    - 11/1/2013 5:59:07 PM
  • wish there were more trophies as well...each yr a memeber...5K...10
    K...Half Marathon...Martho
    n...etc...stuff for more motivation than weight or minutes - 11/1/2013 11:42:45 AM
  • VELVA04
    I just received my first trophy. Makes me feel good about my process. yea - 9/14/2013 3:46:17 PM
  • I have logged my first foods and first exercise but I didn't get the trophies for either one of them I'm a little sad about that.
    - 8/5/2013 8:57:05 PM
  • Is there a 5 year trophy? - 6/24/2013 11:28:42 AM
  • Wish there was a 2 year & more sparkaversary trophy - 5/1/2013 3:04:44 PM
  • I should have received the trivia leader trophy for the month of november. That was something i specifically wanted to earn :( - 12/1/2012 10:33:38 AM

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