Relay Weekend Regions Arrive For Next Month


Relay For Life of Second Life 2021

36 RFL regions have arrived on the grid for next months 2021 Relay Weekend in Second Life. Relay Weekend takes place on Saturday 12th June and on Sunday 13th June 2021. This year Hopefest will be happening on Wednesday 9th June 2021 which is a brand new event. On Wednesday 16th June the Flood the Region / Wrap Up Party will take place.

In 2020 the Relay community raised $250, 000 / $305, 946 USD in it’s 17th year in Second Life which is awesome. The Second Life community remained stronger than ever as covid-19 stopped real world fundraising activities. Hopefully 2021 will set new records and more strength.

Check the Relay Weekend event schedule for 2021 below. All times are SLT/PDT.

SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2021

10am
Opening Ceremony

11am
Survivor/Caregiver Walk
Sponsored by: Relay Rockers

12:30pm
Teams! Teams! Teams!
Sponsored by: Royal Ascot

2pm
Wizard of Oz
Sponsored by: Seekers of Hope

3pm
Prince/Princess/King/Queen
Sponsored by: C&V’s House of Rock

4pm
Under the Sea/Aquatic Animals
Sponsored by: Team Shadow

5pm
Sock Hop
Contact Nuala Maracas to sponsor this theme

6pm
80’s Neon/Rollerskates
Sponsored by: UFS Metamorphosis by UF Starfleet

7pm
Christmas in June
Sponsored by: SL Christmas Expo (Dec 3-14, 2021)

8pm
Beach Party
Sponsored by: In Memory of Julian

9pm
Luminaria Ceremony

10pm
Unicorns/Fairies/Fantasy
Sponsored by: {Amore} Retreat

11pm
Tinies/Dinkies
Contact Naula Maracas to sponsor this theme

SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2021

12am
The Clock Strikes Midnight – Fairy Tales
Sponsored by: Dragons & Roses MC

1am
ARR! It Be a Pirate!
Contact Nuala Maracas to sponsor this theme

2am
Real Life Heroes
Sponsored by: The Original Marvel RP

3am
Sci Fi Fun
Sponsored by: DC Universe RP

4am
Pink Power Hour
Contact Nuala Maracas to sponsor this theme

5am
Pajamas Curlers & Coffee
Contact Nuala Maracas to sponsor this theme

6am
Fight Back Lap

7am
Friends Hour
Contact Nuala Maracas to sponsor this theme

8am
Purple Hair
Sponsored by: Relay Rockers Remember Alliez Catt, Ertina Lachlan & Brian – Always

9am
Dancing in the Streets
Sponsored by: Second Life Cheerleading Squad

10am
Closing Ceremony

11am
Victory Laps!
Contact Nuala Maracas to sponsor this theme

12:30pm
17th Annual “We Don’t Wanna Go Home” Party!
Sponsored by: Raven Crag Art Center

5pm
Relay Rap – Season Finale
Sponsored by: T1 Radio

Please spread the word about Relay Weekend 2021 happening in Second Life next month.

10 Days Of Relay Communities Raise Over 50k


Second Life ACS posted a blog post on 8th June about three communities (MC, Bellisseria & GOR) in Second Life that have joined together for 10 Days of Relay and raised $50, 610. 10 days of Relay has been very successful and next year it’s going to even bigger. 

Communities Raised…

  • MC = $25, 927
  • Bellisseria = $16, 740
  • GOR = $7, 960

Here is the full blog post…

June 08, 2020

Last year, the MC community led the way in coming together as a community to support the American Cancer Society.

In 2020, three communities joined together for the 10 Days of Relay and raised $50,610.

The MC’s, who pioneered the community concept, raised $25,927. The Bellisseria community worked together to raise $16,740 in their first year. And the GOR community joined together and raised $7,960 at their GOR Festival.

These significant accomplishments by three extraordinary communities were inadvertently not mentioned at our Relay 2020 Closing Ceremony.

The 10 Days of Relay was an incredible event with so many people participating in so many different ways. It has been instrumental in reaching new places and has enabled us to help people we would never have met without them.

As we look forward to our next Relay season, we see even more communities joining us in our fight for a world without cancer.

A sincere thank you for all that you accomplished and a big Relay For Life hug.

Well done to everyone that participated this year.  

RFL of SL 2020: It’s Time For Relay Weekend


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Relay Weekend Regions 2020

The 2020 Relay event weekend officially opens tomorrow from 10am SLT on Saturday 6th June 2020 through until Sunday 7th June over at the RFL regions in Second Life. So far RFL of SL 2020 have already passed the $250,000 USD goal and it’s set to break new records during this weekend.

Lab Gab episode 27 streams live today from 12pm SLT where Strawberry Linden will be speaking to the Relay For Life of Second Life 2020 team. Featuring Stingray9798 Raymaker, Trager Alter, MamaP Beerbaum and Nikki Mathieson. Apparently there may a surprise guest. You don’t want to miss this one.

Watch Live Below From 12pm SLT!


Here is the Relay Weekend 2020 Event Schedule…

10am SLT: Opening Ceremony

Time to get started. We kick off the event by honoring everyone who’s been affected by cancer and everyone who has contributed to the success of this year’s Relay season.

11am SLT: Survivor/Caregiver Laps
Sponsored by Relay Rockers

Survivors and Caregivers are the heart and soul of Relay For Life events. We honor their strength and courage with every step they take. It doesn’t matter if you were diagnosed 10 days ago or 10 years ago, you can walk while everyone gathers together to cheer you on. The 2020 Survivor/Caregiver Walk in Second Life will begin immediately following the Opening Ceremony.

12:30pm SLT: Teams Laps
Sponsored by GridPlay

2pm SLT:Roller Skating Hour

3pm SLT: Walk with a Friend

4pm SLT: Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Sponsored by Attention on Cancer

5pm SLT: Your Favorite Sports Teams

6pm SLT: Nerds & Geeks Unite!

7pm SLT: Your Favorite Video Games
Sponsored by Friends For A Cure

8pm SLT: Camping Hour
Sponsored by Camping For A Cure

9pm SLT: Luminaria Ceremony

10pm SLT: Candyland Hour!
Sponsored by SHB Gems

11pm SLT: Las Vegas Hour

12am SLT: TOGA Party!! Food Fight!

1am SLT: 80’s Hour
Sponsored by C&V’s House of Rock

2am SLT: Pac Man Hour

3am SLT: Monopoly Hour

4am SLT: Ahoy Matey!

5am SLT: Hero Hour
Sponsored by Heroes Helping Heroes

6am SLT: Fight Back Hour
Sponsored by Gavin Dionysus

7am SLT: Wear Your Coffee & Drink Your Curlers
Sponsored by Relay Rockers

8am SLT: Hawaiian Hour

9am SLT: Purple Power Hour
Sponsored by Team Shadow

10am SLT: Closing Ceremony

11am SLT: Victory Lap – Dancing With Your Sparklers!


Please spread the word about this weekend’s Relay Weekend 2020.

New theme announced for 2020 Relay For Life of Second Life


On Monday 8th July the new theme was officially announced for the 2020 Relay For Life of Second Life season. With 70% of the vote (166 votes) here it is…

GAME ON, CANCER!
The Cure Starts Here!

The 2019 Relay For Life of Second Life season was amazing with $238,900 being raised. Well done for all those that participated and supported the 2019 season.

RFL of SL 2019: Relay Weekend


It’s Relay Weekend! 🙂

Starting at 10am SLT today marks the opening ceremony of Relay Weekend in Second Life over at the RFL regions. Relay Weekend is a two day event and it’s one of the biggest events that happens every year in the RFL of SL season. This year marks the 15th year for Relay for Life of Second Life and i’m sure there will be many new records set this time.

Relay Weekend is a fun-filled, overnight event that unites Second Life residents throughout the world to celebrate survivors (anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer), remember loved ones and raise money for the fight against cancer.

Everyone is welcome to participate. The theme for RFL of SL 2019 is All Aboard! For a Cure!.

Are you ready for RELAY WEEKEND?

What is Relay For Life of Second Life? 

Relay For Life is the signature event of the American Cancer Society and has been active, and continuously growing in Second Life since 2005. The first Relay For Life of Second Life event was attended by a few hundred avatars and raised almost $5,000 US dollars for the American Cancer Society. In the year 2010 the event raised over $220,000 US dollars. By 2011, Relay For Life of Second Life reached the one million mark when over 2000 volunteers raised $375,000 US dollars and in 2013 they reached the second million all time fundraising accomplishment. In 2017, Relay For Life of Second Life passed the three million US dollar mark, and as we move into the 2019 Relay weekend, we are past $3.5 million us dollars!

Event Schedule

Saturday 8th June 

OPENING CEREMONY – 10am slt – The fun-filled weekend begins!

CELEBRATE – 11am slt – The first lap of Relay weekend begins with the Celebrate Ceremony. featuring a Survivor/Caregiver honor walk.  Please line the track and celebrate our heroes.

REMEMBER – 9pm slt – The Luminaria Ceremony; a solemn reflection with readings and inspirational music.  Regions are darkened in remembrance of those and their loved ones who have lost or still in their battles with cancer.  All are invited to participate as we walk the track in silence while dedications are read over the media stream.

Sunday 9th June

FIGHT BACK LAP – 6am slt –  Pick up your Fight Back objects and Flags – available in the Weekend Stuff box at the Relay Information Stations along the track.  Join us as we make our fight back pledges to save a life this year;  your own, a friends, a family member, or someone you don’t even know yet.  Together we all can FIGHT BACK against cancer.

CLOSING CEREMONY – 10am slt – Join us as we close out our amazing weekend with a tribute to all that has been accomplished and how we will, as ONE big Relay For Life of Second Life team, continue to fight back and keep our hope alive.

CEREMONY STAGE :  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/RFL%20Unity/164/45/23

All Ceremonies will be broadcast live on the official broadcast station – T1Radio.com

If you cannot get to the ceremony sims, you may listen from your team campsite or from the track, any designer or mega sim area, or you can listen outside of SL at the following URL.  (you can also put in your land at your home or club)   http://relayradio.serverroom.net:4222

Region Crossing Point

Relay Weekend Regions Map

Relay Weekend regions map – 8th June 2019

Theme Hour Schedule

  • 10 AM ~ Opening Ceremonies
  • 11 AM ~ Survivor/Caregiver Lap
  • NOON – 12:30 ~ Survivor/Caregiver Lap
  • 12.30pm – 1 PM ~ Teams Lap
  • 1PM ~ Teams Lap
  • 2PM ~ Purple
  • 3PM ~ Halloween
  • 4PM ~ All Aboard Uniforms (Conductor, Pilot, Flight attendant. Ship Captain. etc)
  • 5PM ~ All Aboard – 15th Anniversary Lap – Wear any RFL Shirt from years past.. Several are available in the “Stuff Box’ in the Info Stations!
  • 6PM ~ Animal Avatars/Prehistoric/Dinosaurs
  • 7PM ~ Walk your pet/shoulder pets
  • 8PM ~ Formal Wear
  • 9PM ~ Luminaria Ceremony
  • 10 PM ~ Fantasy/Magical
  • 11 PM ~ Game of Thrones
  • MIDNIGHT ~ Midnight Masquerade
  • 1 AM ~ Wear the Rainbow
  • 2 AM ~ Demos!
  • 3 AM ~ Girl/Boy next door (Library outfit)
  • 4 AM ~ Beachwear
  • 5 AM ~ Crazy Hats!
  • 6 AM ~ Fight Back Lap
  • 7 AM ~ PJ Party!
  • 8 AM ~ Mother Earth
  • 9 AM ~ Black and White
  • 10 AM ~ CLOSING CEREMONIES
  • 11 AM ~ VICTORY LAP ~ Dancing in the Streets

The dock

The musuem

Fire area

Useful Links

Relay For Life of Second Life 2019 Season Starts


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Starting at 10am SLT today marks the start of the brand new 2019 Relay For Life of Second Life season. The event will be held at the Eternal Hope region and the theme for this season is “All Aboard For A Cure”. It’s going to be a great season I think and I’ll look forward to attending the annual RFL of SL events. I’m sure new records will be set this year and even more donations will be made to the American Cancer Society.

RFL Of SL Kick Off Regions

RFL of SL 2019 season starts today

Important Opening Ceremony Info

The “Kickoff Ceremony” will be preceded by a tailgate party with music and interactive experiences for attendees. The ceremony will highlight how the Second Life community benefits from the funds raised inworld and what exciting opportunities await the 2019 season. Guests will have the opportunity to register a team for the 2019 Relay For Life of Second Life Season which will begin on Saturday, February 16th and culminate on Relay Weekend, June 8th and 9th. New this year will be the 5 Days of Relay, June 3rd through June 7th, as Relay Goes MC.

On Saturday, attendees are also invited to attend the after party and are encouraged to explore the regions and participate in our interactive experiences. Entertainment will be provided by DJ’s from various Relay For Life Teams before closing at 8:00pm SLT.

The regions will also be open on Sunday, February 17th from 12:00pm SLT until 6:00pm SLT.

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RFL of SL 2019 Useful Links

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