FAQs & Registration

FAQ

What is The Leukemia Cup Regatta?

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Norh & Central Florida Chapter is excited to announce its  2017 Leukemia Cup Regatta to be held at the beautiful Epping-Forest Yacht & CC.  The date is for the weekend of October 13-14, 2017.  To know more about our Leukemia Cup Regattas, please click here..

How can I sign up? Do I have to have my own crew? How do I sign up? Click right here for a registration guide.

Click here to register to race and fundraise in the 2017 Leukemia Cup Regatta to be held at the Epping-Forest Yacht & CC. Once you are registered, you will receive a welcome e-mail with a login that will take you to your very own fundraising page.  This customizable page has lots of information to help you learn more about The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as guidance on fundraising.  We can help you find crew for your boat.

Don't wan to race?  No problem.  You can click here to register as:  an individual fundraiser, or join a team as a virtural crew member or you can create your own team.  Once you are registered, you will receive a welcome e-mail with a login that will take you to your very own fundraising page.  This customizable page has lots of information to help you learn more about The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as guidance on fundraising. 

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 North & Central Chapter staff for more ideas and instructions on collecting and submitting donations.  More information will be posted very soon with all the information you will need.  Please don't hesitate to contact the staff.

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?

All the exciting information is just a click away to know how to qualify for the Fantasy Sail with Gary Jobson!

How can my yacht club hold a Leukemia Cup Regatta?

Please contact the North & Central Florida staff and ask about hosting a Leukemia Cup Regatta.

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 the North & Central Chapter staff

Keep checking back for any other event offerings, such as power boaters' and junior sailors' participation events.

On Friday, October 13, 2017, there will be a dinner/auction that is open to anyone and tickets will be on sale in the very near future.  Details to be coming soon! 

Thank you for your support!

 

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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