What is it?

The Pirate Pride Challenge is a fun and competitive fundraising contest that requires the participation of all current and former student-athletes. Each sport competes against one another for the chance of winning up to $7,500 for their program.

This year, PPC will run for one week beginning on Monday, April 24th and conclude on Donor Matching Day, Friday, April 28th. Every gift made during the week will be matched 30% in conjunction with Donor Matching Day.


The team with the highest participation percentage will be awarded $5,000 for their program and will be the 2017 Pirate Pride Challenge Champions.

Other Ways to Win

The team with the greatest team participation improvement from last year will receive $2,500 for their program.

Rules & How to Participate

To make the efforts of this contest a success, we are actively seeking the support and participation of all current and former student-athletes. We kindly ask former Pirates to make a minimum donation of $25 and encourage current Pirates to donate any amount they would like. The PPC funds directly benefit all teams and contribute towards enriching the experience of all student-athletes.


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