About The Event
Do you have questions about our annual Volleyball Challenge?
Here are some commonly asked questions about the event:

What is the Volleyball Challenge?
The Volleyball Challenge, now in its 36th year, is an annual event that raises urgently needed dollars to provide services for children and adults with disabilities - services like: children's therapy (physical, speech and occupational therapies), day programs for adults with physical disabilities or cognitive disabilities, assistive technology services, year-round camping at Camp Fairlee and respite services for caregivers.

When is the Event?
February 24-26, 2017

What time does it start?
Friday, February 24 - 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, February 25 - 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday, February 26 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
(You choose a 90-minute time slot)

Where is it held?
William Penn High School
713 E. Basin Rd
New Castle, DE  19720
How big is the event?
Each year over 200 volunteers, nearly 100 companies, over 150 teams, and corporate sponsors come together for this exciting event. Since 2001, we have raised over $4.7 million for Easterseals, and in 2016 we raised over $352,000!
Are there any special matches?
We have three feature matches during the weekend of the event.
  • 12th Annual Legislative Challenge - Democrats vs. Republicans, Match takes place on Sunday, February 26th from 1:30-3:00 PM
  • 6th Annual Corporate Challenge.  Match takes place on Sunday, February 26th from 9:00-1:30 PM.
  • 5th Annual High School Challenge.  Match takes place on Sunday, February 26th from 1:30-3:00 PM.
How do I register a team?
You can register your team on our Team Registration page. Also visit our Participant FAQ page for more information.

How do I volunteer to help?
Please visit our Volunteer page, and complete the volunteer registration form.

How can my company sponsor the event?
Please visit Sponsor the Event page for more information about our sponsorship levels

Can I donate directly to the event?
Yes, you can make a direct donation from our Donation page or:
Easterseals Delaware & Maryland's Eastern Shore
61 Corporate Circle
New Castle, DE  19720