#SMASHFESTVII

SMASHFEST® VII VII

Raised over $200,000 for concussion & rare cancer research

#SMASHFESTVII

SMASHFEST® VII

Collaboration Progress

Why Concussions and rare cancers?

Rare cancers are not rare. <br />
1 in 4 cancer patients <br />
has a rare cancer.

Rare cancers are not rare.
1 in 4 cancer patients
has a rare cancer.

Rare cancer patients have <br />
few treatment options & <br />
significantly poorer outcomes <br />
compared to patients with <br />
common cancers.

Rare cancer patients have
few treatment options &
significantly poorer outcomes
compared to patients with
common cancers.

10 million people are <br />
affected annually by <br />
traumatic brain injuries

10 million people are
affected annually by
traumatic brain injuries

Concussions can cause debilitating short term and long term effects, including physical, mental, and emotional harm.

Concussions can cause debilitating short term and long term effects, including physical, mental, and emotional harm.

Common Challenges

Rare cancer research and concussion research face similar obstacles. Both are hindered by scattered and scarce data, limited resources, and a lack of information-sharing. Smashfest® supports COLLABORATIVE research to accelerate the pace of discovery.

Our Impact

Find out how Smashfest® is supporting collaborative research on rare cancers with the Broad Insitute of MIT and Harvard.

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Brand Partnerships

Lululemon
As our official apparel partner, Lululemon has supported Smashfest since 2013 with charity support, gifts in kind, and promotional campaigns online and in stores.
Sportsnet
Since 2013, Sportsnet has supported Smashfest with contributions to the charity and media support to drive awareness to the event and our causes.
Steam Whistle
Since our inaugural event, Steam Whistle has generously supported Smashfest as our one-of-a-kind venue, official beer sponsor, and promotional partner.
Oxford
Oxford has proudly supported Smashfest as a corporate hospitality sponsor, as well as a promotional partner with activations around Toronto.
NHLPA
Since day one, Smashfest has been closely linked with the NHLPA, with logistical support, staff resources, promotional collaboration, and contributions to the charity.
Sonnet
Sonnet recently joined Smashfest as a corporate hospitality sponsor, as well as partnering on campaigns and initiatives to raise awareness and support for the charity.
Killerspin
Since the event's founding, Killerspin has proudly supported Smashfest and it's causes as the official table tennis equipment provider.​

Meet the Team

Smashfest® wouldn't be possible without the collaborative efforts of our team members, all of whom are volunteers.