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Do you have aspirations of being a Top Fundraiser for the Dempsey Challenge? Do you have your eye on that Top Team spot or the Top Youth + Young Adult award? Join the elite ranks of our most formidable fundraisers and be recognized and celebrated throughout Dempsey Challenge weekend!


Individual Awards:

  • Top Overall Fundraiser
  • Top Youth + Young Adult Fundraiser (ages 23 and under)
  • Most Donors Award

Team Awards:

  • Top Overall Fundraising Team
  • Top Corporate Fundraising Team
  • Top Small Business Fundraising Team (one location with less than 100 employees)
  • Top Friends + Family Fundraising Team (non-corporate)
  • Top Youth + Young Adult Fundraising Team (at least half of the team must be ages 23 and under)

College Cup:

The College Cup Challenge is open to all Maine colleges and universities who compete for the largest number of Dempsey Challenge participants. Coaches, staff, faculty, alumni, friends and family of the colleges are welcome to join as long as their team name includes their school name.

2019 College Cup Winner: Bates College


Award winners are selected based on their fundraising status as of Friday, September 18, 2020 at 4:30 PM EDT. Each winner receives one award. If someone qualifies for more than one award, they will be allowed to choose which they would like to receive. The other award will be given to the next highest qualifying winner. 


All funds must be received by the deadline date and time.

August 15, 2020, MIDNIGHT

  • Deadline to raise $250 to receive exclusive Dempsey Challenge t-shirt to be shipped directly to you

September 18, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

  • Deadline to raise $3,000+ to be recognized in Champions for Hope circle on Dempsey Challenge weekend
  • Deadline to be recognized as Individual, Team, and College Cup winner on Dempsey Challenge weekend
  • All award winners will be notified via email or phone

September 30, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

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