The D10 (formerly known as The Wall Street Decathlon) is world-class athletic event that’s designed exclusively for amateur athletes. Test your athleticism by tackling 10 events; 400m run, Football throw, Pull-ups, 40yd dash, Dips, 500m row, Vertical jump, 20yd shuttle sprint, Bench Press, and 800m run.
The Decathlon involves athletic events commonly performed at the NFL Scouting Combine, Olympic decathlon, and on the playground. The events are;
Yes it is. We believe world-class sporting event should produce a huge philanthropic impact. The D10 aligns with the premier pediatric cancer institutions in North America and Decathlon registrants guarantee their spot on the playing field only by meeting The D10’s fundraising requirements.
Yes, HERE is The D10 2016 Rule Book for your reference.
YES. In June 2016, The D10 appeared on NBC Sports Network. You may watch the replay online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4QALbuZ2g8&feature=youtu.be
We got ya’ covered. The D10 offers a full, complimentary training program designed for athletes of all ages and all skill levels. We also give you complimentary access to the finest trainers and training facilities in every city that hosts a D10.
The D10 is an awesome event to watch live! Entry is free to watch The D10 in any market. Bring your whole family; there’s a kids play area at every D10, plus concessions, live music and professional announcers.
YES, The D10 offers the coolest trophies outside of professional sports. The awards categories are; 1st place overall male & female (Individual), age-group awards (Individual/depending on the market), Top Executive (Individual), Top Team, Top Fundraising Team (depending on the market), Top Fundraising Firm (depending on the market), Top Individual Fundraiser (depending on the market), and single event winners (Individual and Team/depending on the market)
Each event is worth 1,000 points.
In the INDIVIDUAL D10, an athlete may earn 100 bonus points in any given event if (a) the athlete wins an event and (b) breaks that event's record.
For example, if “Joe Smith” wins the Vertical Jump with a leap of 47”, he earns 100 bonus points since (a) he won the Vertical and (b) he broke the event record of 43.5"
Yes, here is the The TEAM D10 Fundraising Scoring Table.
2, 3 or 4 people per team. The choice is up to your team Captain.
No, you don’t have to register together. The Team Captain registers. Once registered, the Captain invites his/her teammates online through their Team D10 profile page. It’s just like sending an Evite to your birthday party.
To register a TEAM to compete in The D10 NYC, there is a one-time registration fee of $1,000.
To register a TEAM to compete in any other market, there is a one-time registration fee of $800.
Nope. That’s the beauty of The TEAM D10. Only the top-2 results in each of the 10 events earn your team points. So, as long as 2 people on your team complete an event, then your team earns points.
YES, fundraising affects your score. There are 26,667 points available in The TEAM D10. Your team may earn up to 6,667 points from your fundraising performance and up to 20,000 points from your athletic performance.
In New York, the minimum is $8,000 per team. In all other markets, the minimum is $6,000 per team.
Yes, mixed gender teams are encouraged.
The fundraising minimums are easily achievable for any team that makes a sincere effort. The D10 is a fundraising event involving an inspiring community of leaders and up-and-comer's who set a benchmark. Meet the minimum to earn your team’s ticket on to the playing field. Otherwise, watch The D10 on television and be inspired to join this community next year.
No. Just bring your “A-game”.
No, but you are encouraged to try them all. They are fun and approachable, and you’ll be in an incredibly motivating environment that you’ll want to give all 10 events a shot. Of course, if you’re injured and need to bypass an event, that’s cool too.
To register to compete as an INDIVIDUAL in The D10 NYC, there is a one-time registration fee of $395.
To register to compete as an INDIVIDUAL in any/all other markets, there is a one-time registration fee of $305.
No. The D10 was once an event exclusively for those employed in the financial services sector. That restriction was lifted in-part in 2016, and in-full in 2017. We welcome “Executive Athletes” from energy, tech, professional services, healthcare, etc. Our community in New York and other markets remains comprised largely of men and women employed in financial services.
In New York, the fundraising minimum is $3,000 per person in order to guarantee your spot on the playing field.
For all other markets, the fundraising minimum is $2,000 per person in order to guarantee your spot on the playing field.
Yes, our awesome team is available 24/7 in Houston, TX to answer your questions. Every registrant is assigned to a dedicated Account Executive who is there to guide you through the training and fundraising process, plus answer any questions. Feel free to email email@example.com or to call 346-223-2049
Yes, just ask your dedicated Account Executive for assistance.
Yes, the INDIVIDUAL D10 offers age-group awards (depending on the market) and segments participants according to their age. The categories include Under-30, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
It's the same entry fee as The Individual D10.
The D10 will either form a team of un-drafted free agents, or give you the opportunity to participate in The Individual D10.
The Team Captain that attempted to draft you receives that, to borrow from George Costanza says, "It's not you. It's me."
The invitation includes the team name and captain's name. Just 'search for a competitor' on TheDecathlon.org to view the team that wants you to join it.
Just email The Decathlon team — firstname.lastname@example.org — a representative will reply within 24 hours. Or less.
Yes. The D10’s success is measured by a single metric -- amount raised.
New for 2017;
*TEAM D10 (New York City) fundraising minimum is $8,000
*TEAM D10 (non-NYC) fundraising minimum is $6,000
New for 2017;
*Individual D10 (New York City) fundraising minimum is $3,000
*Individual D10 (non-NYC) fundraising minimum is $2,000
Most donating is done online, however, donations may also be submitted via check.
In New York;
(1) All checks must be made payable to MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER CENTER
(2) All checks must include the event ID E17AGDCL
(3) All checks must include the name of the athlete in the memo
(4) All checks may be mailed to; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, c/o: April Maas, One Dag Hammerskjold Plaza, 885 Second Ave., 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017
Please contact email@example.com for any questions regarding check donations for events in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Houston.
Any/all donations submitted online are processed by and received directly by the beneficiary.
Donors receive tax receipts for 100% of their donation.
All donation acknowledgement letters are created and distributed by The D10’s beneficiary.
We encourage all athletes to take advantage of their company’s matching-gifts program.
If you have any questions about your matching-gift program, please contact The D10’s Account Managers are our headquarters in Houston, TX or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions about stock gifts, please contact your D10 Account Manager at our headquarters in Houston, TX, or by emailing email@example.com
Yes. All check donations should be accompanied by a Pledge Form which may be referenced online at https://thedecathlon.org/pdfs/2016-Decathlon-NY-Pledge-Form.pdf
For pledge forms applicable to markets such as Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Houston, please email firstname.lastname@example.org