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June 25th 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Outdoor Parking Area
129 Lubrano Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401

Day of Schedule

10:00 a.m. - Registration Open
10:30 a.m. - Event Kick-Off! Warm-up Lead by Youth Board
10:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - 321 Foot Dash Heats
10:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. - Music from School of Rock
10:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m - Activity stations and games
12:15 p.m. - Announce prizes and fundraising winners
12:30 p.m - Event Ends!

Join hundreds of thousands of folks from around the world who will walk, run, dash, and dance in a physical and social movement for acceptance. In 2021, more than 275,000 people participated, and we expect more than 300,000 will participate in 2022. With your help, 2022 will be even better, with even more teams taking the acceptance challenge and participating in our Dash and Dance. Pledge in 2022 to Move and spread the word of ACCEPTance for all.

Families, get ready to Dash and Dance! On June 25th we will host our annual GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge at the Playhouse. This event is our local contribution to a national movement. You will be joining a million of our closest friends as we work together to make the world a more accepting place for all abilities! GFAC is a competitive event raising funds and awareness for Down syndrome. Families and friends can create teams and compete to see who can raise the most money and then compete to see who can win the 321 Feet Dash.

Join us on June 25th to Dash and Dance! We will have different 321 Feet Dash races throughout the day, you can sign-up for a heat upon arrival! After you dash, you can participate in AcceptDance, or simply join us in the MOVEment wherever you are! We are joining all GiGi’s locations in spreading GLOBAL ACCEPTANCE for all.

$21.00 registration includes a t-shirt, snacks, and activities and crafts!. We invite you to join GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis as a participant, donor or sponsor for this physical and social MOVEment for acceptance! Register, create your team and share the message of acceptance. Sponsor our event and show the Annapolis community your commitment to universal acceptance.

Sponsorship Opportunities

All National Sponsors receive the following benefits

  • Recognized as a National Sponsor on the main event webpage (3.5 million) and direct email blasts (200,000+)
  • Recognition as #GenerationG - Certified organization in GiGi’s Playhouse Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Link on all national emails pre- and post-event
  • Recognition on all media advisories/releases and promotional efforts across 60 locations.

Naming Sponsor

$500,000

  • Exclusive global naming rights and logo placement for 60+ in-person and 70+ virtual events
  • Exclusive one-year naming rights for GiGiFit Program in all GiGi’s Playhouses Nationwide
  • Exclusive recognition and tickets to GiGi’s signature public events: our annual Gala and golf outing
  • VIP Speaking Opportunity available at all 60+ in-person events
  • VIP meet-and-greet events with ambassadors and advocates
  • Spotlight social media posts on GiGi’s accounts throughout the year
  • Professionally produced promo video (up to 3 minutes in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media
  • First opportunity for renewal of presenting sponsor

Visionary Sponsor

$250,000

  • VIP logo placement for 60+ in-person and 70+ virtual events
  • VIP Speaking Opportunity available at all 60+ in-person events
  • VIP meet-and-greet events with ambassadors and advocates
  • VIP recognition and tickets to GiGi’s signature public events: our annual Gala and golf outing
  • Spotlight social media posts on GiGi’s accounts throughout the year
  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 3 minutes in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)

Gold Medal Sponsor

$100,000

  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 2 minutes in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)
  • Two exclusive recognitions on GiGi’s national social media
  • Logo included in day-of events (60+ in-person events, 70+ virtual)

Silver Medal Sponsor

$50,000

  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 2 minutes in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)
  • Two exclusive recognitions on GiGi’s national social media
  • Logo included in day-of events (60+ in-person events, 70+ virtual)

Bronze Medal Sponsor

$25,000

  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 1 minute in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)
  • Two exclusive recognitions on GiGi’s national social media
  • Logo included in day-of events (60+ in person, 70+ virtual)

Champion Medal Sponsor

$10,000

  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 30 seconds in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)
  • One exclusive recognition on GiGi’s national social media
  • Logo included in day-of local event

All Local Sponsors receive the following benefits:

  • Logo on sponsor sign
  • Logo on playhouse website

Racer Sponsor

$5,000

  • Custom Sign (Banner) designed and displayed at sponsored location
  • Logo on Event Signage
  • Logo Inclusion in local Media Print Advertisements
  • Listing in Press ReleasesLogo on Event Publicity (Posters, E-blasts, etc.)
  • Logo Included in 5 Social Media
  • Inclusion in Announcements at event

Sprinter Sponsor

$2,500

  • Custom Yard Sign designed and displayed at sponsored location
  • Logo Inclusion in local Media Print Advertisements
  • Listing in Press Releases
  • Logo on Event Publicity (Posters, E-blasts, etc.)
  • Logo Included in 3 Social Media
  • Inclusion in Announcements at event

Jogger Sponsor

$1,000

  • Logo Inclusion in Local Media Print Advertisements
  • Listing in Press Releases
  • Logo on Event Publicity (Posters, E-blasts, etc.)
  • Logo Included in 1 Social Media
  • Inclusion in Announcements at event

Walker Sponsor

$500

  • Name Inclusion in Media Print Advertisements
  • Name on Event Publicity (Posters, E-blasts, etc.)