FAQ

FAQ

What is The Leukemia Cup Regatta?

The Regatta will be held February 17-19, 2017 at Lake Pleasant.  To find out additional details, please go to www.leukemiacup.org/az

How soon do I have to register?

The sooner you register the better. You'll need time to recruit others to participate as crew members or even other skippers who want to compete. And the longer a fundraising window you have, the more opportunity you'll have to grow the donations.

How does fundraising work?

Whatever your style, we'll help make fundraising fun and easy.

For a super-simple approach, make use of the efundraising page you'll be given when you register. Your Leukemia Cup Regatta chapter staff will provide you with a packet filled with great fundraising tips, ideas, samples and instructions on how to create a personal fundraising Web page. You can use the site as is or add your own photos and messaging. Then, email your contacts a link to your site and watch the dollars start coming in!

In addition to raising funds online, you can also send letters to friends and contacts or be creative and hold fundraising events - parties, sales or auctions. Check with the Arizona Chapter for more ideas and instructions on collecting and submitting donations.

How are funds used?

Proceeds from The Leukemia Cup Regatta help advance The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. This mission is carried out through funding extensive research for treatments, cures, government advocacy, patient assistance programs, community outreach and education programs.

Do I have to be an expert sailor to participate?

Not at all! Even if you're not a sailor, you can join in on the fun! From being a crew member to watching the action on a spectator boat to attending the parties, sailors and non-sailors alike can participate in The Leukemia Cup Regatta.

How do I qualify for the Fantasy Sail with Gary Jobson?

Sailors who raise $15,000 prior to October 20, 2017 are eligible to participate in the Fantasy Sail in Annapolis, Maryland. Please contact your local Leukemia Cup Regatta staff for additional information and guidelines.

How can my yacht club hold a Leukemia Cup Regatta?

We welcome the support of yacht clubs who are interested in engaging their area sailors and the overall community in raising funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Please contact regatta@lls.org for more information.

Can Gary Jobson appear at our event or kickoff?

Due to Gary Jobson's schedule, he is not able to participate in person at each Leukemia Cup Regatta or kickoff. To get more information about Gary Jobson's availability or involvement at your local event, please contact regatta@lls.org  

 

National Supporters


The Leukemia Cup Regatta
is endorsed by

Celebrity Endorsers
Betsy Alison  |  Steve Benjamin  |  Steve Colgate  |  Carrie Howe  |  Terry Hutchinson  |  Gary Jobson  |  
Suzy Leech  |  Katie Pettibone  |  Paige and Zach Railey   |  Dawn Riley   |  Matt Rutherford   |  Anna Tunnicliffe

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