The BIG Pursuit 2020
BIG BROTHERS AND BIG SISTERS OF RED DEER AND DISTRICT
The BIG Pursuit is a city wide adventure race where teams of 4 explore Red Deer and area, solving various clues and participating in challenges along the way. Each team has a designated driver, and we encourage participants of any shape, size, age and ability. The BIG Pursuit is for everyone! The BIG Pursuit is the primary fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer and District.
Teams travel virtually through Facebook to a variety of checkpoints around Red Deer, all of which are top secret until Race Day on Sunday, May 24, 2020. Who knows what you will find or may discover along the way! The one thing we do know is participants will have a lot of fun and support a worthwhile cause. We will be communicating with Team Captains throughout the event and encourage team captains to engage their team members through an online platform such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams.
Once registered, your team captain will be provided an information package outlining the event in more detail: promotional materials, prize information, and tips for raising pledges (online and offline) during the weeks prior to Event Day, May 24, 2020.
IMPORTANT - please note carefully! Register online anytime from February 1 through May 20, 2020 Minimum suggested pledges to be raised per person is $200 (team minimum is $800 @ 4 people per team)Teams that raise $1,000 or more are rewarded with distinct advantages on event day.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION IS MARCH 15, 2020. Any team registered by March 15, 2020 will receive a time credit bonus on BIG Pursuit day. Please be aware that space is limited for the BIG Pursuit - maximum number of teams for the BIG Pursuit is 60.
TEAM RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE. Any team that recruits a new team to join the BIG Pursuit will receive a time credit bonus on BIG Pursuit day.
Join As An Individual: Click this button to create your own individual page. You will be prompted to create a free donor account with CanadaHelps where your page will be hosted. When creating your page, note especially the following two fields: Page Title: Will appear at the top of your fundraising page. Personalise so your friends and family know it's you!
Eg. "Firstname's Page" Page Owner: "Firstname Last name" Then, write a short Personal Fundraising Story. Set your fundraising goal and add a photo of yourself as the “Featured Image”; it will appear on your page above your fundraising story. Create a Team: Click this button to create a Team Page and your own Individual Page as the Team's Captain. Note that as Team Captain you will have the ability to modify the team page with images and a story, as above. You can also invite others to set up an individual page under the team's umbrella so that all of their donations will be counted towards the team's fundraising total!
Join a Team: To join an existing team, first search for it. Select "Find a Team or Person", type the name of the team, then click "Search". To see a complete list of all teams and participants, click "Search" without typing in the search field. Click on the team you wish to join. Once you arrive at the team page. Click the "Join Team" button placed beside the Donate buttons to start the process.
When Donating: Make sure to donate to a specific participant or team to share your message of encouragement! To give through a specific participant, select "Find a Team or Person", type the name then click "Search". To see a complete list of all participants, click "Search" without typing in the search field.
Questions about Registering or Donating Online? Contact CanadaHelps at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-755-1595