The Thunder Reading Challenge, presented by American Fidelity Assurance Company, is a parent-led reading challenge three times a year: February, June, and October. The next challenge starts on June 1! The challenge is simple – encourage your kindergarten through fifth grade child to read 20 minutes a day, or 600 minutes total for a chance to win a Thunder prize pack and be eligible to win a Thunder Jersey.





How do I sign up for the Thunder Reading Challenge?

Parents should download the Thunder Reading Log at and use it to track the number of minutes your student reads at home each day throughout the challenge. 

What are the start and end dates of the Thunder Reading Challenge?

The Thunder Reading Challenge consists of three separate 30-day challenges. The first challenge runs from Oct. 1 –31, the second challenge runs from Feb. 1 – 28 and the third runs from Jun. 1 - 30. Students can count their minutes starting on the first of each month.

When can I submit my student’s information?

The online form to submit the students total minutes will be found at the end of each challenge month at

How do I know the Thunder received my submission form?

When a form is successfully submitted, a window will appear on your computer, confirming the Thunder received your registration.

How do I know if my student was selected to win a prize?

A Thunder representative will reach out to you through the contact information provided in your submission form.

How do I claim my complimentary Thunder ticket? 

A Thunder representative will reach out with more information on how to claim the complimentary Thunder ticket.

If I missed the start date of the Thunder Reading Challenge, can I still participate?

Yes, so long as your student has read 600 minutes total by the end of the Thunder Reading Challenge.

Can I participate in the Thunder Reading Challenge in the fall, spring and summer?

Yes, you are welcome to participate in all three Thunder Reading Challenges to further develop good reading habits! Participants will only be eligible to be selected as the grand prize winner once per calendar year.

For questions, please contact Ann Butler at, or by phone: 405.208.4733.