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Swim-a-Thon Online

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Swimming Canada has a developed an online Swim-a-Thon platform that allows swimmers to request donations through email or social media, makes it simple for donations to be paid by credit card from anywhere in the world.

Take your club to the next level in fundraising! Contact your Provincial Section today to register your club for the 2020 Swim-a-Thon season.

2020 Swim-a-Thon Prizing

New this year, raise $1 and Speedo will send you an exclusive Speedo keychain!

For every $25 you raise, you are rewarded with entries to win one of five Speedo Grand Prizes and one of five All Tides Bonus Prizes. Raise $50, you have 2 entries into each draw. $75, 3 entries into  each. $100, 4 entries into each. Raise $500, you are rewarded with 20 entries into each of the Grand Prize and Bonus Prize draws.

Not to mention the top fundraising prizes our swimming community has grown to love, this year valued at over $20,000.00!

Partner Prize Level* Qty Details
Speedo Grand Prizes 5

Each Grand Prize (valued at $1,000 each) includes:

1.    Elite suit of your choice (new suits launch in April)

2.    Backpack

3.    2 pairs of goggles (1 vanquisher and 1 speed socket or Pure Focus goggle

4.    2 caps

5.    2 training suits

All Tides Bonus Prizes 5

Each Bonus Prize includes:

1.    $500 Spending Spree at AllTides.com

Marriott Top Individual Fundraiser ‘Masters’ 1 Prize includes: 150,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points (value dependent on redemption)
Swimming Canada

Top Individual Fundraiser

‘Age Group’

2

Top Prize includes: $3,500 travel credit

Runner-Up Prize includes: $1,000 travel credit

Top Fundraising Club

‘Overall’

1 Prize includes: National Team Member visit

Top Fundraising Club

‘PRS’

1 Prize includes: National Team Member visit

*Prizing Rules and Regulations
Opens January 1, 2020 and closes May 31, 2020.
Odds of winning are dependent on number of eligible entrants for each prize level.
Maximum of 8,000 keychains are available.
All keychains earned by swimmers will be shipped directly to their swim clubs at the end of the Swim-a-Thon season for distribution.

In order to qualify please note:

  1. A multi-swimmer family that registers each swimmer with their own individual donor page will be automatically eligible to win the grand prize.
  2. A family that has a single donor page for multiple swimmers in that family can be included, but based on the average amount raised by each registered swimmer in the family. (i.e. Your family total will be divided by the number of registered competitive swimmers in the family.)
  3. In a case of a tie between two individuals with the same amount raised, a draw will determine the winner. Only one grand prize will be awarded.
Please note:
  • Additional prizes may be announced throughout the season.
  • All Swim-a-Thon campaigns must be closed no later than May 31st, 2020.
  • Only funds generated through the official online donation platform is considered in these calculations.
  • In a case of a tie (between two clubs with the same amount raised overall and/or per registered competitive swimmer) a draw will determine the winner. Only one grand prize will be distributed to each of the top fundraising swim club overall and the top fundraising swim club per registered competitive swimmer.
About Swim-a-Thon

Swim-a-Thon is a registered trademark of Swimming Canada.

The Swim-a-Thon Program supports local swimming programs in communities across Canada. Swimming Canada commits 90% of the funds raised to promote and finance swimming programs of ALL levels in the local community of the participant.

Swim-a-Thon is a fun and easy way to raise money for swim clubs in which participants earn donations by swimming up to a maximum of 200 lengths of the pool or for 2 hours. In order to host a Swim-a-Thon, swim clubs and swimmers must be members of Swimming Canada and their affiliated Provincial Section and comply with Swimming Canada, Provincial Section, and Canada Revenue Agency rules and guidelines.

Resources
Name Resource
2020 Memo to Provincial Sections 2020-Memo-to-Provincial-Sections-Swim-Clubs-December-2019_EN.pdf
2020-Swim-a-Thon-Marketing-Toolkit-Swimming-Canada_EN 2020-Swim-a-Thon-Marketing-Toolkit-Swimming-Canada_EN.pdf
Swim-A-Thon Social Media Square Graphic Swim-A-Thon-Social-Media-Square-Graphic.jpg
Swim-A-Thon Social Media Graphic Swim-A-Thon-2020-Social-Media-Graphic.jpg
Swim-A-Thon 2020 Poster Swim-A-Thon-2020-Poster.pdf
NEW THIS YEAR - Swimming Canada Swim-A-Thon Webinar Swimming-Canada-Swim-A-Thon-Webinar5.ppt