2018 Theme:  Circus

This year's walk will feature a 30 minutes performance by Illinois State University's Gamma Phi Circus. 

Help us promotes awareness, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome by leading your Circus Act (team) on our 1 mile advocacy walk!  

Become a Leader of your very own Circus Act by creating a team, collecting donations from family and friends and sponsorship(s) from local businesses.  Review the Tips for Team Captains (.pdf)

Friendly competition is encouraged between Circus Acts to become our 3 Headliners:

  1.  Circus Act with the Most Registered Walkers by 10/5  
    Each walker must donate a minimum of $5 to be counted in your total count
  2. Circus Act with the Most Dollars Raised by 10/5 *New this year*   
    Subcategory of Most Dollars Raised will be “Most Sponsorships of $100 or more
  3. Circus Act with the Most Buddy Walk Spirit on 10/6 at the Buddy Walk.   
    Circus Acts participating in the Spirit Contest will be chosen by an independent judging panel.

Securing Sponsors

Please help us secure Sponsors!  Every $100 sponsor adds up quickly!  
Online Sponsorship Confirmation

Sponsorship Letter (.pdf)
Sponsorship Confirmation Form (.pdf)

Food Options

Important Deadlines

  • 9/21: Banner/Walk Route Sign Order Form due
  • 9/21:  Last day to order t-shirts
  • 9/21: Last day to get sponsor logos on shirts and banners
  • 10/4 Online Registration CLOSES
  • 10/5:  Pick up team t-shirts

 Questions to:  

Order Banner/Walk Route Sign