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Fundraising Contests

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Each year The Dan Marino Foundation offers a number of contests for event participants.  Check back often to find information on new contests as they roll out!

Remember you must be registered to participate, click here to register today!


Top Fundraiser Contest:

Every year the top fundraisers in the School, Family, Company, and Individual divisions are able to qualify for a prize as the Top Fundraiser within their divisions.  This contest runs the entire time of the event from official launch in August to final day to submit donations in March.

Top Fundraiser Contest Prizes:

TOP SCHOOL TEAM IN MIAMI-DADE, BROWARD, & PALM BEACH COUNTY: $500 Cash Prize & Pizza Party for up to 30 students/faculty hosted by Anthony’s Coal Fire Pizza

TOP FAMILY TEAM: Apple Mini-iPad or Apple Watch Sport

TOP COMPANY TEAM: Autographed Dan Marino Memorabilia Item

TOP OVERALL INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISER: Autographed Dan Marino Memorabilia Item

Top Fundraiser Contest Rules:

General Rules:

  • A team or individual must be registered for the event in order to participate.  All teams or individuals registered for the event from all counties are able to participate.
  • Cash and check donations must be submitted to DMF by the contest deadline in order to be considered for the contest.

Division Rules:

  Top Schools: In order for a school team to qualify for the top prize within their county, they must raise a minimum of $1500.00.

Top Family:  Family Teams must meet a minimum of $1500.00 raised to quailfy. Winning family is able to select their choice of Apple Mini-iPad or Apple Watch Sport 38MM.

Top Company: Company Teams must meet a minimum of $2000.00 raised in order to qualify.  

Top Individual:  The Top Individual must meet a minimum of $1000.00 rasied to qualify.

 


Winter Push Contest: (For School Teams)

Each year in December the Dan Marino Foundation will announce the start of our Final Push Contest. This contest culminates the week before the walk and at the end of the contest timeframe the top three DMF WalkAbout school teams with the most funds raised at the end of the contest will win a special photo opportunity with Dan Marino on event day!

Winter Push Contest Prizes:

Winners of this contest will take a picture with Dan Marino at the stage on the day of the event.  We will do our best to fit the entire team in the picture, but space is limited at the stage so we cannot gaurantee that all members present on event day may be able to fit.

The picture will be delivered digitally to the Team Captains of the winning teams.  It is the responsibility of the Team Captains to dessiminate the picture to the individual team members.

Winter Push Contest Rules:  

  • A school team must be registered for the event in order to participate.  All schools registered for the event from all counties and grade levels are able to participate.  
  • Only funds submitted for donation to the team BEFORE the contest deadline will be considered for the contest.
  • Cash and check donations must be submitted to DMF before the contest deadlines in order to be considered for the contest.
  • Donations mailed to DMF before the contest deadline but arriving AFTER the contest deadline WILL NOT be considered for the contest.


Special Constests:

Check back often for Special Contests that will be run through-out the event campaign period.  We may even post a special contest for event day!