Photos from the 2016 Planking Challenge

Photos from the 2015 Planking Challenge

Planking Challenge

The 4th Annual Crosswinds Planking Challenge is planned for June 6, 2018, at Parkview Field at 5:30 p.m. This outdoor event challenges you to get down and lift others up!

Money raised from this unique, healthy fundraiser benefits the Crosswinds Cares Scholarship Fund, a fund available for individuals and families in need of mental health support and counseling. Additionally, funds contributed provide limited financial assistance to eligible employees who are experiencing economic hardship due to emergency situations through the Lifeline Loves Crosswinds Cares Fund.

Help individuals and families in our community by raising funds!

Minimums to participate are $50 through May 1st, $75 through June 1st, and $100 the week of the event. Your donation/registration includes a t-shirt, a goody bag from Jefferson Pointe and more!

Join the fun and plank with us, or donate to support a friend!

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

Adults compete for:

-Most Creative Costume
-Most Money Raised
-Most Donors
-Longest Plank on Competition Day

Children compete for:

-Most Creative Costume
-Longest Plank on Competition Day
Teams compete for:

-Most Money Raised
-Largest Team on Competition Day

Regional Teams compete for:

-Longest Plank on Competition Day – May 4th (one per region)
-Most Money Raised by a Region (by June 6th)
-Largest Regional Team on May 4th

Raise funds to NOT plank & show support for individuals and families in our community! We appreciate your effort and help to make a lasting change.

Fort Wayne Event Timeline:
5:30 – 6 pm Registration (South Entrance, Parkview Field)
6:15 pm Costume & Mascot Parade
6:25 pm Children’s Planking (On the Outfield)
6:45 pm Adult & Team Planking (On the Outfield)
7:15 pm Awards
7:30 pm Post-Event Party (Concourse)

Any questions? Contact Frances Brooks, Community Engagement Manager at or call (260) 702-3795.

 Changing Hearts and Bringing Hope