Welcome to the Illinois Leukemia Cup Regatta

The Leukemia Cup Regatta is a series of events benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).  When you participate in The Leukemia Cup Regatta, you raise valuable funds that are invested in research to find cures for blood cancers - leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma - and to help improve the lives of patients and families. Sailors and boaters like you have fundraised to help LLS invest nearly $1 billion in better cancer treatments. Most people have been touched by cancer. This is how sailors and boaters give back.

Raise Funds While You Sail:

As you raise a sail, power up your boat, or stand-up paddle, you can help fight leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma by raising funds for LLS. Throughout the spring and summer, captains, crew and non-sailors alike are encouraged to join in the fight to eradicate blood cancer. By reaching out to your friends and family you can help fund life-saving blood cancer research. Contact Us at (312) 651-7350 for more information.

RegattaSailors  RedSky evening                   Photos by Rob Kuehnle

2015 Stand Up Paddle Regatta - Sunday, June 28

The Stand Up Paddle Regatta returns for the third year in 2015!  Stand UP against blood cancers by gathering your friends for a day filled with outrageous costumes and fiercely fun competition. Visit the Stand Up Paddle page for more details!   

2015 Leukemia Cup Poker Run - August 8

Power boaters spend the day visiting several harbors in Chicago -- including a happy hour stop at Columbia Yacht Club -- followed by a rocking After Party at Corinthian Yacht Club.  Visit the Poker Run page for more details.

2015 Red Sky Night - August 21

Red Sky Night is an evening of food, drink and merriment with live and silent auctions to benefit LLS.  Proudly hosted by Columbia Yacht Club, the event takes place on the lakefront in downtown Chicago aboard the club ship Abegweit. Support your favorite sailor and purchase your tickets through their fundraising page.

2015 Illinois Leukemia Cup Regatta - August 22

Raise a sail in the fight against blood cancers while enjoying a little friendly competition out on the Lake. Sailors will set sail for the Leukemia Cup Regatta on Saturday, August 22 in Monroe Harbor and enjoy a Dock party cook out, awards and live music afterwards at Columbia Yacht Club. View the official race notice and sign up today!

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Wine Down for LLS

On April 24, 2014, over 100 people came to enjoy an evening of wine and hors d'oeuvres in the beautiful Drake Hotel and "Wine Down" in support of LLS. Items collected from previous LLS events were sold at seriously discounted prices -- everything from skin care products to hair salon services to original art. This first-time event raised over $4,000 to fund cancer research and support for patients! Check back soon for more information and the 2015 date.





National Supporting Sponsors

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

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