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Q: When can I register?
A: We hope to open registration by February 1, 2018.

Q: When does registration close?
A: Aug 1, 2018.

Q: Can I join The300 for less than 3 days?
A: No. We need all members to be present from Thursday, August 9th at 8:00am until Saturday, August 11th at 6:00pm. NOTE: Advance Team & LifeLine Team members will report on Wednesday, August 8th at 12:00pm.

Q: Is camping required?
A: Yes. If this will be an issue due to health or other concerns, please email [email protected]

Q: What is the registration fee? (All fees count towards your 300 fundraising obligation)

A: Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Until March 15th: $0

March 16th – April 30th: $25

May 1st – June 30th: $50

July 1st – July 31st: $100

August 1 and after:  $150 (50% of Fundraising Obligation)

NOTE 1: ALL members must achieve 50% of their respective fundraising obligations by AUG 1. Those falling short will be charged the remainder of the balance up to 50% when they show up on AUG 8th (Advance Team or LifeLine Team) or AUG 9th.

NOTE 2: Squad leads will receive 50% of their obligation as a fundraising credit. All veterans interested in becoming squad leads are expected to do the following:
  • Register online before FEB 28
  • Indicate Squad Lead preference during registration
  • Set up & serve the “All-in-One” Mini Event at the Lakewood Summerfest FRI JUL 13-SAT JUL 14.

Q: Why are registration fees non-refundable?
A: Because we order merchandise, uniforms, services, and food based on your promise.

Q: What are the fundraising obligations?

Q: Why do I have to raise money?
A: Your funds will be used to underwrite the costs of the competition and celebration (marketing, insurance, permits, merchandise, equipment, entertainment, security and emergency services, etc). Your efforts will allow 100% of all funds raised at the 4US Fun Fest events to be used to purchase ultrasound machines and training for pregnancy resource centers (PRCs).

Your efforts also allow us to provide you with:

Q: Are all the funds tax-deductible?
A: Yes. All the funds benefit 4US, an all-volunteer charity, tax ID no. 02-0732247

Q: How long do I have to raise the funds?
A: 300 days. (JAN 1-NOV1).

Q: What is the fee for adult chaperones?
A: We so appreciate the support and sacrifice and service of adult chaperones — however, we must cover our expenses so that 100% of all funds donated by event participants goes to machines & training. In order to meet this goal, we ask the adult chaperones to cover the expenses for their meals, uniforms and camping, and a portion of the events with a reduced fundraising obligation of $200. (100% tax-deductible).

Q: Is there a program for kids younger than 7th grade?
A: Yes! The Light Brigade is for kids age 7-11 who are family members of The300. They are assigned to age appropriate jobs and training events.

Q: What if I have difficulties raising funds?
A: We created the Sponsor A Hero Program as a way to offer scholarship opportunities to some youth & adults who, despite their best efforts, cannot reasonably raise $300 before NOV 1. All participants in the Sponsor A Hero Program must register for The300 and pay a $50 registration fee at a minimum.

Q: Does 4US provide opportunities to raise $$?
A: Yes! Our outreach teams will keep you posted on fundraising opportunities in your area (like car washes, etc), can provide a “fundraising ideas” e-booklet,  and provide promo booths, pink flamingos, and other great items to help your group succeed in raising $$. Additionally, you can earn 50% of your fundraising obligation ($150) if you volunteer (and are selected) to serve with 70+ other members of The300 at the Lakewood Summerfest All-in-One mini promotional event FRI JUL 13-SAT JUL 14.