Case Background

On May 14, 2018, The Relay Shoe Company, LLC (f/k/a The Rockport Company, LLC) and 9 affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  The Debtors have requested that their cases be jointly administered under Case No. 18-11145.

Additional information regarding Rockport’s sale process and restructuring is available at

Important Information & Dates

Deadline to File Claims

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

General Bar Date (all creditors other than Governmental Units): August 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Prevailing Eastern Time)

Governmental Unit Bar Date: November 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Prevailing Eastern Time)

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.


Sale of Debtors' Assets

On May 14, 2018, the Debtors filed a motion to sell substantially all of their assets. On June 6, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving bidding and auction procedures in connection with such sale. The Auction was held on July 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (ET). The Bankruptcy Court held a hearing to consider approval of the sale on July 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

Please take note of the following important dates related to this sale:

      • Bid Deadline: June 29, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (prevailing Eastern Time)
      • Auction: July 10, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. (prevailing Eastern Time) 


Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on May 15, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. (ET) before the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 North Market Street, 6th Floor, Courtroom 2, Wilmington, Delaware 19801.  Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders




General Claim Bar Date

5:00 p.m. (ET)

Omnibus Hearing

3:00 p.m. (ET)

Omnibus Hearing

2:00 p.m. (ET)
1:30 p.m. (ET)
11:00 a.m. (ET)

Final Hearing on First Day Motions


Debtors' Counsel

Richards , Layton & Finger, P.A.

One Rodney Square
920 North King Street
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.651.7700
Fax: 302.651.7701
Mark Collins, Michael J. Merchant
Amanda R. Steele, Brendan J. Schlauch
Megan E. Kenney

United States Trustee and Court Information

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of Delaware
824 Market Street North
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.252.2900

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street
Suite 2207
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497
Brya Michele Keilson


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
18-11145 The Relay Shoe Company, LLC May 14, 2018
18-11146 Relay Blocker, LLC (f/k/a Rockport Blocker, LLC) May 14, 2018
18-11147 The Relay Group Holdings, LLC (f/k/a The Rockport Group Holdings, LLC) May 14, 2018
18-11148 Relay 1-P Holdings, LLC (f/k/a TRG 1-P Holdings, LLC) May 14, 2018
18-11149 Relay Intermediate Holdings, LLC (f/k/a TRG Intermediate Holdings, LLC) May 14, 2018
18-11150 Relay Class D, LLC (f/k/a TRG Class D, LLC) May 14, 2018
18-11151 The Relay Group, LLC (f/k/a The Rockport Group, LLC) May 14, 2018
18-11153 DD Management Services LLC May 14, 2018
18-11154 Relay Opco Canada ULC (f/k/a Rockport Canada ULC) May 14, 2018
18-11152 Drydock Footwear, LLC May 14, 2018