Event FAQs
 
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 Manor and respite services for caregivers.

When is the Event?
March 2-4, 2018

What time does it start?
Friday, March 2 - 5:30 pm -- 10:00 pm
Saturday, March 3 - 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday, March 4 - 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 130 teams, and corporate sponsors come together for this exciting event. Since 2001, we have raised over $5.0 million for Easterseals, and in 2017 we raised more than $310,000!

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 Saturday, February 25th from 9:00-10:30 am.
  • 5th 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.
Are there any special positions?
Yes, each year we select a Volleyball Ambassador. This year our ambassador is Emily.  Check back to read her story.

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?
Updated sponsorship materials coming. Please check back.
 
Can I donate directly to the event?
Yes, you can make a direct donation from our Donation page.