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Relay For Life of Xavier University

Friday, April 15-16, 2016

6 p.m.-6 a.m.

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Xavier University
3800 Victory Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH Map it

26 teams and 139 participants have raised $21,257.66

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

Welcome to Relay for Life of XU! Thanks for joining us in the fight against cancer!

THANK YOU to everyone who joined us at Relay! By Closing Ceremony, we had officially raised over $20,000 for the American Cancer Society! We couldn't have done it without you! THANK YOU!

Remember, we are still striving to meet our ultimate goal of raising $24,000 for the American Cancer Society by August! Please join us in continuing the fight against cancer and keep fundraising!


Interested in joining the Colleges Against Cancer Committee or need more information? Email or

A Note for Survivors
Survivor Registration is always free! Just choose the “Walk the Survivor Lap” option. Or, if joining a team, bypass payment by selecting the “Pay Later” option. If you are unable to attend, please still register! Then, email us at to request to be a virtual survivor, and we will assign a student to walk in your place! 

Luminaria Deadlines
Deadline for Online Luminaria Orders - Friday, April 15 @ 10:00AM (this is when the online store will close, you may still purchase Luminaria in person at Relay until Friday, April 15 @ 7:00PM).

Fundraise $50 for Free Food at Relay
If you fundraise at least $50 by Friday, April 15, you get FREE food at Relay! Just come to the Food Tent and show us that you've fundraised over $50. You will receive a wristband and exclusive access to the Food Tent. Some of the food options will include Subway, Chipotle, Pizza, Fusian Sushi, and more!

Hope Club T-Shirt Deadline: March 10
Sign up and fundraise $100 by March 10 to ensure that you get your t-shirt!

Follow us on Social Media!


Twitter and Instagram: @XURelay #xurelay

Snapchat: Look for our Snapchat Filter at Relay!

Tentative Relay Schedule
(Much more is scheduled, these are just a few highlights! Raffle drawings throughout night)

6:00 Opening Ceremony/DJ 
6:30 Survivor Lap
7:00 Sponsor Lap
7:30 Pie UC
8:00 Irish Dancers (Tentative)
9:00 Luminaria Ceremony
10:00 Wing Eating Contest
10:30 Harmon-X
11:00 Matt Schneider 
12:00 Matt Schneider
 1:00 Ms. Relay Competition
2:00 Frozen T-Shirt Contest
3:00 Inflatable Jousting Competition 
4:00 Life-Size Bowling Tournament
5:00 Grilled S'mores
6:00 Closing Ceremonies 

The world’s largest, most impactful fundraising event to fight cancer is coming to your campus! Sign up today to participate in your school’s American Cancer Society Relay For Life event. By participating in the Relay For Life movement, you’ll be gaining valuable leadership and community service experience, while supporting the fight against cancer. Thanks to the support of student volunteers at Relay For Life events, the American Cancer Society is helping to save more than 500 lives from cancer every day.

Relay For Life Luminaria Ceremony

Remember or honor a loved one who has battled cancer with a luminaria tribute bag »

Relay Nation

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Jillian Shelly - $2,079.00
  2. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Kendra Hawkes - $1,500.00
  3. Jade Club Personal Donation Made Amanda Fransdal - $1,191.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Platinum Team CAC Committee - $8,714.94
  2. Rising Star Team The Lifesavers - $1,264.00
  3. Xavier Love Your Melon Campus Crew - $947.00


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