Bar Challenge

AIDS Walk Portland seeks to engage Portland metro-area bars in the 10th Annual Bar Challenge in which bars and lounges will compete to raise critical funds for HIV prevention, care and support services. The team that raises the most money for AIDS Walk Portland will be recognized in our post-walk marketing efforts as the Bar Challenge Champion and will receive exclusive rights to:

  • Host the Post Event Awards Party. We will recognize the top fund raisers and top fund raising teams as well as sponsors on this night to be held approximately one week after the walk. CAP will work with the winner on securing excellent entertainment
  • Receive Gold Level Sponsor recognition in all of 2018 materials (valued at $12,500)

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) recognizes the critical role of our community partners in creating solutions to this pandemic. We know that our community bars serve not just as a nexus for gathering and disseminating information, but also as a force for change. Community bars like yours have been at the very heart of positive change from the days of Stonewall to today’s unique and challenging times. We’re grateful for all you have contributed and once again we ask for your partnership and participation!

Rules and How to Register:

1.Any bar or lounge, open and supportive to the LGBTQ+ community, may enter.

  • To register: create your team through the “register” button at
  • Team name: must include the words “Bar Challenge”followed by the bar or lounge name to ensure entry into the competition (e.g. Bar Challenge – CAP Lounge)

2.Winner of the challenge will be selected based on the single team that raises the most money.

  • All donations must be paid online or turned in to CAP’s Office by September 11, 2017 to qualify for winning the Bar Challenge.
  • Cash and check donations can be dropped at CAP’s office weekdays 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, at
    520 NW Davis St. #215 Portland, OR 97209 
  • The winning business will be announced September 12, 2017.

Cascade AIDS Project is available to assist all teams. Whether it’s providing Walk brochures, posters for your bar with your logo and participation in the Bar Challenge highlighted, or tabling one night for your patrons…just give us a call and we will help your team succeed.

 For more info contact EVENTS@CASCADEAIDS.ORG or (503) 278-3854