Event start date and time: April 19, 2013 5:00 PM
Event end date and time: April 19, 2013 5:00 PM
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Sports Challenge is a mini Olympic-style competition where 10-person teams from corporations, businesses and professional groups compete against each other in a series of fun, athletic events.
This half-day event takes place on the field at MetLife Stadium, home of the 2014 Super Bowl. Events include Team Jump Rope, Football Throw, Obstacle Course, Relay Race, Putting Contest and Tug of War. First, second and third place will be awarded. Step onto the field where the NY Giants and NY Jets play for a half-day competition mini-Olympic competition on Saturday, April 20th 8:30 a.m. at MetLife Stadium. College, Police, Firefighters, Armed Forces and business teams welcome. http://www.cff.org/Chapters/newjersey/index.cfm?ID=23823&blnShowBack=True&idContentType=1418&Event=23823
Included with your purchase of a team of ten is a tour of the NY Jets and NY Giants' locker rooms, continental breakfast and lunch.
B. Cepacia policy: Because of risks to people with CF, individuals with a confirmed positive sputum culture for Burkholderia cepacia shall not attend this event. This is because B. cepacia can be passed between individuals who have CF through close proximity. B. cepacia infection in a person with CF can cause serious respiratory illness and, in some patients, may lead to death. Despite this policy, there still might be some individuals with B. cepacia in attendance. B. cepacia is not a risk for otherwise healthy individuals. For alternative ways to participate and for information about this policy, please contact the CF Foundation at (800) FIGHT-CF or visit our Web site at www.cff.org. Consult your CF care center physician with medical questions.
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