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. You can find more information about our 2016 Ride for the Roses weekend below. You can expect to see updated information for our 2017 Ride for the Roses weekend soon! For more information contact teamlivestrong@LIVESTRONG.org.

2016 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 $10,000Green $15,000Polka $20,000Yellow $30,000
Ride for the Roses Jacketxxxx
LIVESTRONG Challenge Participant T-shirtxxxx
Ground Transportation to all Weekend Eventsxxxx
Ticket to Friday Night Appreciation Dinner (plus 1 guest)xxxx
Sunday Ride Entry (plus 1 guest)xxxx
Sunday Ride VIP Starting Line Position (plus 1 guest)xxxx
Sunday Hospitality Tent (plus 1 guest)xxxx
Sunday Night Post Event Party with LIVESTRONG Staff and Board Membersxxxx
Recognition by Jersey Level on the LIVESTRONG Website for the following yearxxxx
Participant Airfare* (up to a $400 credit)xxx
3-Night Hotel Stay at the Radisson Hotel and Suites Austin (October 14, 15, 16)*xxx
Invitation to quarterly call with LIVESTRONG President, board of directors, and key stakeholders for the following calendar yearx

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:

  • Friday, September 29th by 5 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

Visit LIVESTRONG.org to learn more. For cancer support call 855.220.7777