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Relay For Life of USC

March 28-29, 2015

1 p.m.

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USC Cromwell Track & Field
3525 Watts Way, Los Angeles, CA Map it

75 teams and 585 participants have raised $35,903.65

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


Paint Cali Purple


Calling all Los Angeles Coastal Cities Relayers!

Hope you’ve all had a beautiful summer!! The Los Angeles Coastal Cities Team has put together a PAINT CALIFORNIA PURPLE REGISTRATION & FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE to help kick off the 2016 Relay For Life Season because we know that together, we are creating more birthdays every day!!! HOPE is unstoppable because of our committed volunteers and participants like you!

NOW is your chance to win some AMAZING prizes and make a difference in the fight against cancer!! We all know there’s no better time than now to renew your commitment to painting the world purple!!

Incentive Challenge #1: 

* All participants who register from September 1st  through September 8th and you will be entered into a drawing to win a GIFT BASKET valued at $100.

Incentive Challenge #2: 

* The team captain that has the most registered participants on their team by September 15, 2015 will WIN A RELAY CAMPSITE, which includes a 3-person tent, 2 sleeping bags & a camping stove!

Incentive Challenge #3:

*All participants that raise $100 (reach HOPE club status!) by September 15, 2015 will be entered into a drawing to win a gift card package valued at $150!!!

Incentive Challenge #4:

 * All registered participants who have raised $500 by September 30, 2015 will be entered into the Grand Prize drawing to WIN A 1 NIGHT STAY at a premiere hotel in Napa and a fun activity for 2 valued at $600.00

 ***We invite you stop by our Culver City office located at 5731 Slauson Ave, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90230 on Tuesday, September 1st from 10am-6pm to register in person or drop off your registration forms, receive your raffle ticket, and a sweet treat for helping us kick off the 2016 Relay For Life season.***


Let’s work together to help Paint California Purple! 





Relay For Life is now beginning at 1 PM

this Saturday, March 28th &

concluding at 11 AM this Sunday, March 29th.

Opening & Survivorship Ceremony - Saturday, 1 PM

Luminaria Ceremony - Saturday, 9 PM

Closing & Fight Back Ceremony - Sunday, 10 AM


Team Captain Meetings:

Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 PM at WPH, Room B27

Thursday, March 26th at 8:00 PM at VKC 100

Please send a representative from your team for all the updates on Relay this weekend! Thanks!


Luminaria Slideshow

Please submit a slide, picture &/or message to honor friends & loved ones touched by cancer, both survivors and those we REMEMBER.

Please submit by: Thursday at 12 AM.


Special Thanks to our Generous Sponsors:

Blaze Pizza




Facebook Event: "USC Relay For Life 2015 Presents

Miss Relay Pageant"

Gentlemen, sign up today!

The Miss Relay Pageant is an opportunity for gentlemen to compete for the honor of being crowned Miss Relay. The purpose of the contest is to raise money, while having
some fun!

The WINNER of the Miss Relay Pageant will receive a $25 gift card to LA Café!

 The Miss Relay Pageant will be hosted by Natasha Martinez, Miss California USA 2015! Take a picture with Natasha Martinez at 5PM. The Miss Relay Pageant starts at 5:30PM.

Tentative Activity Schedule

1:00 PM: Opening & Survivorship Ceremony (Share in survivor stories, cheer on super heroes for opening lap, followed by brunch & make overs for our hopeful cancer survivors)

2:00 PM: Merry Men Performance & Frozen T-shirt Contest

2:30 PM: Fight Back Activity: Healthy Living Iron Man Challenge

3:00 PM: Wushu Performance

3:30 PM: Break Through

3:40 PM: Commedus Interruptus

4:00 PM: Fight Back Activity: Nutrition! Watermelon Eating Contest

4:30 PM: Traditional Chinese Dance

5:00 PM: MR. RELAY Beauty Pageant, judged by Miss California 2015

5:30 PM: Costume Contest

6:00 PM: Fight Back Activity: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Egg Hunt

6:30 PM: Dinner (For Hope Club Members)

6:30 PM: Overflow A Capella

7:00 PM: Jennifer Sombrotto

8:00 PM: Last Chance to Decorate a Luminaria

8:00 PM: Jake Noveck Band

9:00 PM: Luminaria Ceremony (In Honor of all those we Remember, Caregiver Story, Lighting of track)

10:00 PM: Movie - "The Fault In Our Stars"

12:00 AM: DANCE PARTY - Get ready to SALSA!

1:00 AM:  Root Beer Pong

2:00 AM: Pin the Star on the Captain

2:30 AM: Martian's Telephone

3:00 AM - 6:00 AM: Board Games

6:00 AM: Balloon Toss

7:00 AM: Lion King Lap "Circle of Life" & Breakfast

7:30 AM: Hula Hoop Contest

8:30 AM: Quidditch

9:30 AM: Zumba

10:00 AM: Closing & Fight Back Ceremony!

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American Cancer Society Relay For Life campus events serve as a powerful way for you to raise awareness and funds in the fight against cancer, from helping people facing the disease in your community to ensuring cancer is a thing of the past for future generations. The Relay For Life movement features campus and community events that offer an opportunity to honor the cancer survivors in your life, promote how you can reduce your cancer risk, and raise money to help find a cure. Today, with the support of thousands of student volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we end cancer once and for all!

Luminaria Ceremony

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

Relay For Life Cancer Survivor Lap

Cancer survivors and caregivers find a community of hope and support >>

Cancer Charity Fundraising

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Top Participants
  1. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Elizabeth Becker - $2,040.00
  2. Jade Club Personal Donation Made Elizabeth Kanovsky - $1,298.00
  3. Jade Club Personal Donation Made Chloe Foon - $1,175.00

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Top Teams
  1. Gold Team Team Kam Kam - $5,342.00
  2. Bronze Team JEP: Team Jac - $2,646.18
  3. Rising Star Team Conquest Alumni - $2,481.01

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  1 -  Phi Epsilon Kappa       ($545.00)