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CAF events and teams drive our mission forward by celebrating the power of inclusion and developing rising athletes to compete in their sport. We offer unique sponsor activations, product incentives and media, PR and digital reach, and opportunities to experience the mission first-hand alongside CAF athletes.
 

Learn how to get involved below


 

Event Sponsorship

 
Participate in an inclusive sports experience, enhance company culture, and amplify your brand through sponsorship this year. Please see our proposed signature fundraising events below and check out the 2021 Sponsor Deck (link coming soon) for opportunities and benefits.
 
 

Chase Merriweather running on prosthesis in grass

Event Reach and Impact

 

CAF Community Challenge presented by Vega

In 2020, CAF embarked on an extraordinary challenge event that spanned 10 weeks and multiple sports. 235 challenged athletes and 900 supporters around the world logged 200,000+ miles – riding, rolling, walking, running, swimming, and moving – and collectively raised $2.5 million. The virtual event was featured in news articles with a total reach of 431 million. See the full results here:



 
 
 
 
 

Team Sponsorship

 
CAF provides expert training and support, branded apparel, event entries, and comradery for athletes with elite potential to grow in their sport. Sponsor a team and be part of the athlete development journey while increasing visibility for rising adaptive sports. See the 2021 Sponsor Deck for opportunities and benefits.
 
CAF First ever Women's Handcycling Team

Women’s Handcycling Team

 
The CAF Women’s Handcycling Team is getting more female athletes involved in the growing sport of handcycling to compete at the highest level. The strong team of seven are changing the face of women in the cycling world and adaptive sports.


 
 

“It gives you this sense of empowerment, independence, and freedom… I would love to see this team continue to develop, to get stronger, to attract more women to the sport.”
– Alicia Dana, CAF Women’s Handcycling Team Member

 
 

Para Nordic Team

 
The new Para Nordic Team is created in partnership with U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing (USPN) to develop emerging athletes in Idaho.
 

Youth Surf Team

 
Leading up to surfing’s hopeful inclusion in the 2028 Los Angeles Paralympics, we’re developing the next generation of high-level competitive surfers.

 


Contact Nancy Reynolds at nreynolds@challengedathletes.org to learn more or sponsor an event or team.