Relay For Life Award Announcement Week Starts January 23rd

It’s that wonderful time of year again when the American Cancer Society celebrates all the passionate fighters, hope enablers and fearless fundraisers who lead the fight for Every Cancer. Every Life.


What: Nomination and Data based award winners announced

Where: Video announcements daily on Relay For Life ELT Facebook page & Daily recaps on

When: January 23-25


January 23

Spirit of Relay (Individual)

Top 10 Individuals


January 24

Spirit of Relay (Team)

Hero of Research

Top 25 Teams

Top Company Team

Teams of Excellence

Legacy & Heritage Teams


January 25

Power of Hope Event

Spirit of Relay (Event)

Top Events

Top College Events

Top Youth Events

Growth Awards


We will celebrate 2 types of awards: Data-driven and Nomination-based:

  • Data Driven awards are awarded solely on data collected by the American Cancer Society records.
  • Nomination based awards are determined based on nominations from regional volunteers and staff. These awards honor and recognize communities, individuals and teams for their Relay For Life efforts in 2023. Read more about nomination-based awards.
Can’t wait for the 2023 awards? Catch up on 2022’s award winners here!


Questions about the Relay For Life awards? Contact [email protected]

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