Ride for the Roses / How to Qualify

How To Qualify

Ride for the Roses Weekend is a long-standing LIVESTRONG tradition that celebrates and thanks our most dedicated fundraisers. Held in conjunction with the LIVESTRONG Challenge, the weekend offers supporters the opportunity to meet each other, LIVESTRONG staff and board members at unique, invitation-only events. For more information contact teamlivestrong@LIVESTRONG.org.

2017 Fundraising Levels and Incentives

Participants from the following categories are eligible for Ride for the Roses qualification:
  • All Team LIVESTRONG Events
  • Community Fundraising
  • Partnered Events
  • White $10,000

    • Ride for the Roses Jacket LIVESTRONG Challenge Participant T-shirt • Ground Transportation to all Weekend Events • Ticket to Friday Night Appreciation Dinner (plus 1 guest) • Sunday Ride Entry (plus 1 guest) • Sunday Ride VIP Starting Line Position (plus 1 guest) • Sunday Hospitality Tent (plus 1 guest) • Sunday Night Post Event Party with LIVESTRONG Staff and Board Members • Recognition by Jersey Level on the LIVESTRONG Website for the following year
  • Green $15,000

    • Participant Airfare* (up to a $400 credit) • 3-Night Hotel Stay at the Embassy Suites Austin (October 20, 21, 22)*
  • Polka $20,000

    • Custom Ride for the Roses Bar Tape • Custom Ceramic Tribute tile at LIVESTRONG HQ and Keepsake Tile
  • Yellow $30,000

    • Invitation to quarterly call with LIVESTRONG President, board of directors, key stakeholders for the following calendar year • Custom Ride for the Roses Bib Shorts

All events and incentives are subject to change.

*Ride for the Roses air travel and hotel must be booked through Hotels for Hope in order to receive benefits. Airfare will be provided to participants traveling from the continental United States. Individuals traveling from Hawaii, Alaska or outside of the continental United States are eligible for a $400 credit towards the price of their ticket. The participant is responsible for air travel cost above the $400 issued credit.

**This incentive recognizes and celebrates the participants who have made a consistent and dedicated commitment to the Foundation by returning to Ride for the Roses year after year.

Details and Deadlines

All incentives and deadlines are subject to change.

Ride for the Roses Qualification Deadline:

  • Tuesday, September 26th by 5:00 p.m. CST.
Ride for the Roses Awards Deadline: 

  • Deadline: Monday, October 16th at 12 p.m. CST.
  • Winners will be notified via email by 5 p.m. CST on the day of the deadline.
  • Awards will be given at the Friday night LIVESTRONG Appreciation Dinner.

How To Qualify