Geaux Over the Edge & Health Fest 2019
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Take your support for Special Olympics Louisiana to NEW HEIGHTS!
Why is This Challenge Important to Us?
You may be wondering what rappelling down a skyscraper has to do with Special Olympics, the answer is simple. If you are a person with intellectual disabilities, you encounter adversities daily. You must have courage to try something that doesn’t come easily to you. Our athletes bravely face challenges on the field, in the pool and on the court. They are the inspiration for this event. We are asking our participants to step into the shoes of our athletes. Take your support for Special Olympics Louisiana to new heights and face your fears. It takes the same amount of courage to go “over the edge” as it does for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate in sports.
COURAGE MATCHING COURAGE
Support Special Olympics Louisiana and register for your chance to rappel down 26 stories of the Benson Tower in downtown New Orleans. Space is limited for this thrilling and inspiring way to support Special Olympics and spots are reserved on a first come first serve basis once a fundraising minimum of $1,200 has been met. All funds must be turned in by event day. No prior ropes experience is necessary.
To raise the funds, participants are set up with their very own personal fundraising website that they use to solicit contributions for their heroic fundraising adventure from family, friends and coworkers. Only those that reach the fundraising minimum will be allowed to rappel. Anyone that has not reached the minimum goal of $1,200 per person will be responsible for the remaining amount before rappelling.
Date & Time:
Friday, December 6, 2019 | 6 AM- 3 PM
Participants must be a minimum of 14 years old. All individuals under the age
of 18 must have a waiver signed by a legal guardian.
Participants must weigh between 100 and 300 pounds.
No prior experience needed! Professional and experienced Over the Edge staff members will teach you everything for a safe and amazing rappelling experience.
Please note that in the case of event cancellation due to inclement weather, no refund will be provided.
If the $1,200 entry fee is not met, the funds are considered a direct donation to Special Olympics Louisiana with no refunds being provided.
Sponsorship and Team Building:
Contact Kieran Bulger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 985-345-6644 ext 113.