Bordertown 2022

Welcome! Relay For Life is a fun and moving experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention and support services. Relay is a chance for the Bordertown and surrounding community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, those going through a cancer experience and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost and to raise money to help save more lives. Join the thousands of Australians who take part in Cancer Council’s Relay For Life each year and make strides towards a cancer free future: start or join a team in the 2022 Bordertown Relay today!.

This event is now closed


Please note that online registrations for this year's event are now closed.

If you wish to register to join an existing team, you are welcome to do so on Saturday by completing a paper registration form available from the Relay For Life marquee.


Opening Ceremony: 2pm Saturday

Candlelight Ceremony: 8:30pm Saturday

Closing Ceremony: 9am Sunday


Event Information 

Information in relation to this year's event has been provided on the subsequent pages. 

If you have any questions that can't be answered on the website or in the event program, please don't hesitate to get in touch

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Bordertown Relay For Life 2022

Team Check-in

  • Team arrival times are between 10:00am and 11:30am.
  • Please coordinate with your team to make sure as many of your team arrives at the same time.
  • Once your team have entered Bordertown Football Oval, please proceed directly to your site and commence setting up.
  • All participants are required to wear their PURPLE wristband for the duration of the event. If you are expecting visitors to your team, please ask them to Check-in at the Registration Tent and sign the visitor's register.
  • Team Captains are asked to head to the Registration Tent to collect their team's program and other important info needed for the weekend. We ask that you also return any donation boxes you received as part of your registration pack.

Campsite Allocation

Campsite # Team Name
1 The GCP Walkers
2 Bordertown High School
3 Bordertown Primary School
5 Hubbabuzz
6 Rooster Relayers 'Moving For Mog'
7 The Porter Plodders
8 Tatiara Truck & Trailers
9 Faith, Hope & Joy

Thanks for your interest in Relay For Life!

This year's event is shaping up to be an incredible weekend of fun, inspiration and magical moments to remember. 

Check out the line up of Main Stage and trackside entertainment and activities to keep you and your team motivated. 

Main Stage

Activity Time Location
Team Captain's Meeting    12:30pm   Relay For Life Marquee
Survivor and Carer Registrations open  1pm - 1:45pm Relay For Life Marquee
Opening Ceremony 2pm - 2:30pm Main Stage
Live Performance | David & Rose Milton with Bob Parker 2:30 - 4:00pm Main Stage
Survivors and Carers Afternoon Tea  3pm Netball Clubrooms
Live Performance | Tatiukes 4-5:00pm Main Stage
Live Performance | Half a 6 Pack 7pm-8pm Main Stage
Candlelight Cermony 8:15pm Main Stage
Live Performance | Half a 6 Pack 9-11pm Main Stage
Closing Ceremony | Sunday  9am Main Stage


  • Facepainting & Zorb Balls
  • Games: Minute to Win IT
  • Trick or Treating!
  • Relay For Life raffle

You can also download a copy of the program here or by clicking the image below; 

What happens on the day?

Here's what to expect at Relay. Check with your Relay event coordinator: Dean Parker - 8291 4175 | for special info about the 2022 Bordertown event:

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Survivors and Carers walk
  • Candlelight Ceremony of Hope
  • Closing ceremony
  • Entertainment, kids activities, live music and competitions (throughout the day and night)
  • Free breakfast
  • Keep those team members walking!

You don’t have to stay on the track all night, but we encourage teams to have at least one person on the track at all times to get the most out of your Relay experience.

What to bring to Relay

Be sure to come to Relay prepared! Check the forecast the night before and be prepared for inclement weather. Remember, Relay runs overnight and can be cold.Here’s a list of things that teams should be sure to have handy on the day:

  • Tent(s),marquees for your campsite - please note, pegging is not permitted on the oval. Please ensure you bring sufficient guy ropes and weights to secure your marquees and tents.
  • Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and lip balm
  • Your Relay For Life shirt
  • Comfortable walking/running shoes
  • Warm clothing (pants, jackets, beanies, gloves, etc.)
  • Torch and spare batteries
  • Wet weather gear (raincoat, poncho, umbrella, etc.)
  • A change of clothes
  • Camping gear (Tent, sleeping bag,pillows, blankets, esky, cutlery, cups, water bottle, food and drink.
  • Folding chairs and tables
  • Plastic sheeting or rubber-backed rug (good on cold or damp ground)
  • Campsite decorations and team banners
  • Team costumes
  • Money and loose change
  • Camera to capture those special moments
  • Any used or unused raffle books
  • Your team!

What not to bring

  • Pets (guide dogs and service dogs are welcome)
  • Bikes, scooters or roller blades/skates
  • Glass
  • Fundraising money that you want to bank (please bank any money prior to the event or the next business day after Relay)
  • Remember, Relay For Life is a smoke-free event.

Thanks to our fantastic sponsors:

Relay For Life is a community event and it would not be possible without the support we receive from our community.  In particular, there are local businesses that provide us with monetary and in-kind support.

If you would like your business to become a sponsor of Relay For Life contact the Organising Committee via Dean Parker:  8291 4175 or

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