About 2023 Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge

Back in Person!

The 29th Annual C-U Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge, presented by Town & Country FCU, is back in person and set for Sunday, March 5th at USM in Gorham!

Since 1994, Swish-Out has raised over $650,000 to support the work of MCCP and remains Maine’s longest, continuous-running, 3-on-3, benefit basketball tournament.

Everyone receives a t-shirt for playing!

All players on first and second place teams in each division receive Visa gift cards

Adults - $50 for first place; $25 for second place

Youth - $25 for first place; $10 for second place

Top Fundraising Individual (adult and youth) - $100 Visa Gift Card for each

Top Fundraising Team (adult and youth) - $100 Gift Card to pizza place of recipient’s choice

Take your shot and make a difference for local kids! Register your team today for $75!*


NEW – Single Gender Divisions

Male Open

Male 40+

Female Open

Female 40+

Co-Ed Recreation Division – mix of genders (open to anyone age 15 and older)

5/6th Grade – Male

5/6th Grade – Female

7/8th Grade – Male

7/8th Grade – Female

High School – Male

High School - Female

* Please note that in order to register multiple teams, you will need to use a unique email address per team you wish to register.


Starts at:  March 5, 2023 6:30 AM
Ends at:  March 5, 2023 4:00 PM


University Of Southern Maine
37 College Avenue
Gorham,ME 04038 USA


Jon Paradise
(207) 653-2309

About Maine Children's Cancer Program

Maine Children's Cancer Program (MCCP), the pediatric oncology program of The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center, is committed to providing comprehensive care to children with cancer and blood disorders in Maine and parts of New Hampshire. Our team of pediatric oncology/hematology physicians, specialized nurses, social workers, research associates, a child life specialist, and a dedicated pediatric oncology clinical pharmacy specialist work together to provide care that incorporates three integrated components: state-of-the-art medical treatment, psycho-social support services, and clinical research. With approximately 50 new oncology diagnoses each year, 200 of whom are on active treatment at any time, along with about 150 children being followed for a variety of blood disorders, MCCP fills a great need in our state, providing excellent care in a closer-to-home setting. To learn more, please visit www.mmc.org/mccp

Thanks to our generous sponsors