About 2024 Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge

​🏀 Get Ready for the Grand Finale!

📅 Save the Date: Sunday, March 10th

📍 Location: USM in Gorham

Prepare for the ultimate slam dunk as we gear up for the 30th and final Annual C-U Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge, proudly presented by Town & Country FCU! Let's finish this incredible journey with a bang. Join us on March 10th at USM in Gorham for a day filled with basketball brilliance, community connections, and a heartfelt farewell to an event that has made a lasting impact on childhood cancer support.

🎉 What to Expect:

Epic Basketball Action: Witness intense 3-on-3 battles on the court as teams compete for glory in Maine's longest continuous-running benefit basketball tournament.

Community Unity: Bring your A-game and be part of the camaraderie that has fueled Swish-Out for 30 incredible years. It's not just a tournament; it's a celebration of community spirit.

Impactful Giving: Since 1994, Swish-Out has raised over $700,000 supporting the essential work of Maine Children's Cancer Program (MCCP). Your participation directly contributes to this meaningful cause.

🏀 Event Details:

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

NEW as of last year – 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

Join us in making history as we aim to make the 'Last Hoopla' the most spectacular and memorable one yet! Take your shot and make a difference for local kids! Register your team today for $75! 

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


Starts at:  March 10, 2024 6:30 AM
Ends at:  March 10, 2024 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