Are You an IBD Icon? Tell Us Your Story!

Have you achieved your dreams and goals despite living with Crohn's or Colitis? Tell us your story -- you could be the next "IBD Icon!"

CCFA has partnered with Janssen Biotech, Inc. and Season 10 American Idol finalist Casey Abrams to launch this new contest. The grand prize: Two winners will receive a trip to Las Vegas to see Casey perform at the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half Marathon to benefit CCFA!

More about the IBD Icons contest:
•US citizens, age eighteen and older who are diagnosed with UC or Crohn's disease are encouraged to submit their story showcasing how they live beyond their disease now through August 26, 2011 at

•Six finalists -- three with ulcerative colitis and three with Crohn's disease -- will be selected by a panel of judges from CCFA and announced on the website September 26th, at which time the public can vote for the finalist they find most inspiring. For every vote, Janssen Biotech, Inc. will donate $1 to CCFA, up to $10,000 for IBD research and education.
•After a national vote, one finalist with ulcerative colitis and one with Crohn’s disease will be named the 2011 IBD Icons.

Visit to enter for your chance to be named an IBD Icon or to register for the fan club and receive contest updates! Casey’s achieving his dreams -- share your IBD inspirational story today!
Contest deadline is August 26, 2011.

3 August 2011