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Relay For Life Team Theme Ideas
Relay For Life Team Theme Ideas - Decorations, Themes, Names and More!
Welcome! If you've found this page, you've probably already signed up for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, gathered your friends and family to help raise money and walk, now you need a fun team theme! This lens will provide you will ideas on possible Relay For Life team themes, names, decorations, games and more!
First, be sure to visit my other page, listed below, all about the American Cancer Relay For Life experience. Also, be sure check with your own local Relay For Life organizers to make sure there aren't any local rules or regulations on team names or themes. Each Relay is different and unique, so make yours fun and have a wonderful time!
Why I Relay by JenOfChicago
My family started Relaying the year after my grandmother died of cancer. We didn't know much about Relay, but we had heard there was a cancer-fighting event in our hometown, so we went to the park the night it was being held and checked it out. It was such a fun, uplifting, hopeful event, and we decided that we would form a team and participate next year. Our first year, we didn't know what to expect, but we ended up being one of the top fundraising teams for our Relay! Since then, we've participated in the Relay For Life of Norridge, IL for thirteen years, and raised over $100,000 as a team (as of August 2013). If you would like to donate to my team this year, please visit
The school, college or university campus team theme is a common one at Relay For Life events. Not only are school groups easy to organize, the common bond gives an obvious team name or theme.
Sometimes school groups join together, for example, the teachers of a local school, or students in the eight grade class. Some team name examples are Classrooms Against Cancer, or St. Catherine's Cancer Fighters.
High school and college Relay For Life teams are also common, and often feature members of a service club or Campuses Against Cancer group. Some examples are San Diego School Stops Cancer and Wisconsin Warriors Against Cancer.
The third most common school and university theme is that of alumni of a particular school or university. Some examples are Fighting Irish Fight Cancer and Chicago College Community Against Cancer.
Get Your School/University Relay For Life Team Decked Out
How about matching school hats for all of your team members?
Team sweatshirts for the overnight and early morning hours are a good idea too!
Holiday themes are common among Relay For Life teams. Holiday themes can be around well known holidays such as Christmas, or lesser known, such as President's Day. You can also have fun with holiday themes, with Christmas In July... and especially fun theme to decorate if your Relay is in the hot summer months. Holiday themes are limited only by your own imagination!
Some ideas for Relay For Life Holiday Team Themes are Christmas In July, Halloween Spooks Cancer, Winter Wonderland, Be A Cancer-Fighting Valentine, and American Independence Day From Cancer.
Team Decoration Ideas and Suggestions for Holiday Themed Relay For Life Teams
Bargain tip: Plan ahead and buy holiday themed decorations and costumes when they are on sale right after the holiday, then save them for next year!
Candy canes will enhance your Christmas or winter themed Relay team!
Take care of all of your Halloween decorations with this set.
Deck out your campsite in red white and blue to celebrate your independence from cancer!
What's your hobby, passion, that thing you do in your spare time? Why not gather a group of pals who share your interests and create a Relay For Life team around the idea of your hobby. Some potential team themes include Knitters For A Cure, Clowning Against Cancer and Poker Players For A Cure.
Team Decoration Ideas and Suggestions for Hobby Themed Relay For Life Teams - What's your passion? Share it with your fellow Relayers!
Your team's not clowning around when it comes to a cure for cancer!
Your hungry teammates are going to need to put their snacks in something - if your team is poker or casino themed, why not try these poker decorations!
Chess players will enjoy a few games at the campsite with this giant chess set!
Sports are also a popular Relay For Life Team Theme, as nearly everyone has one that they hold dear. Some folks even have themes made up of other players on their bowling or baseball team! Examples of sports themes for your Relay For Life team are Bat Away Cancer, Bowl For A Cure and Touchdown For Cancer-Fighters.
Team Decoration Ideas and Suggestions for Sports Themed Relay For Life Teams - Hit A Home Run! Bowl A Strike! Touchdown!
Show your giant love of soccer with this giant soccer ball!
Strike Out Cancer with this super-sized bowling pin and ball set!
We all have to eat, and there are few things that have as much personality as food! Why not create a Relay For Life team theme around food? Perhaps you work at a restaurant and are getting your fellow waitresses together for a Relay, or maybe you're just a big fan of baking - everyone loves food! Some team theme name examples are Ice Scream For A Cure, Serving Up A Cure, Cookies For Cancer Research and Healthy Eating Beats Cancer.
Go green with a bunch of grapes to encourage good food choices!
One of the most common ways people get involved in American Cancer Society's Relay For Life is through their co-workers or as a service project for their employer. Many companies assist employees in fundraising or provide time off for Relay activities. Organizing a Work or Professional Themed Relay team is also easy because you already know and work with the folks on your team.
Some Work and Professional Team theme ideas are Manicurists For A Cure, Salon Cuts Against Cancer and Fighterfighters Fight Cancer.
Team Decoration Ideas and Suggestions for Work and Professional Themed Relay For Life Teams - Co-workers Relay For Life!
Maincurists can offer touch-ups or polish as a fundraising technique!
No one needs to tell firefighters how to save lives, they do it every day. Relay gives them another opportunity to help save lives from cancer!
Entertainment Themes for Relay For Life teams are easy to put together and build from. Whether it is a favorite movie, or a bunch of band members, or a cartoon character, the possibilities for fun are endless! Let your imagination run wild, these are just a few ideas to get you started. Some team names are Rock Against Cancer, Cancer-fighting Superheroes, Dance For A Cure, Luau For A Cure and Pirates Fight Cancer.
Team Decoration Ideas and Suggestions for Entertainment Themed Relay For Life Teams
Rock and Roll on your music themed team with these blow up guitars. Buy one for each team member and have them "play" their way around the Relay track!
Shiver me timbers, are those cancer fighters I see? Yarrr!