Learn More:
     + Incentives - COMING SOON
     + Fundraising Awards + Deadlines
     + Champions Circle
     + College Cup + High School Challenge
     + Fundraising Guide

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 Fundraiser? Join the elite ranks of the most formidable fundraisers and be celebrated in the Champions For Hope VIP event!


Individual Awards
  • Top Overall Fundraiser
  • Top Youth Fundraiser (ages 18 & under)
Team Awards
  • Top Corporate Fundraising Team
  • Top Small Business Fundraising Team (one location with less than 100 employees)
  • Top Friends + Family Fundraising Team
College Cup

The College Cup Challenge is open to all colleges and universities who compete for the highest average fundraised for Dempsey Challenge 2023. Coaches, staff, faculty, alumni, friends and family of the colleges are welcome to join in on the fun!

2023 College Cup Winner: Bates College


High School Challenge
The High School Challenge is open to all high school teams who will compete for the highest average fundraised for Dempsey Challenge 2024. Students, coaches, staff, alumni, friends of the school are welcome to join!


2023 High School Challenge Winner: Leavitt High School

Champions Circle

Raise at least $3,000 for this year's Dempsey Challenge and join the ranks of other top fundraisers as part of the Champions Circle. Champions receive an invitation to the Champions for Hope VIP event to take place on Friday, September 20th.


Award winners are selected based on their fundraising status as of Thursday, September 19, 2024 at 12:00 PM ET. 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.

September 19, 2024 12:00 PM ET

  • Deadline to be recognized as Dempsey Challenge individual or team award winner
  • Deadline for College Cup and High School Challenge
  • Deadline to raise $3,000+ to receive Champions for Hope VIP event invitation

September 21, 2024 5:00 PM ET

  • Final incentive deadline

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