AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS KICKS OFF 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH
FIRST-EVER ALL-STAR DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT
Teams Invited to Compete for a Cause February 21
WHAT: After-School All-Stars Las Vegas (ASAS) kicks off a year-long celebration of its 20th year of service in southern Nevada with a fun-filled, first-of-its-kind Dodgeball Tournament at the Mendenhall Center at University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) on Saturday, Feb. 21. The organization invites locals to gather a team, throw on a fun costume, and compete for the cause of supporting underserved children in southern Nevada. Teams must have at least two women with a minimum of six players and a maximum of 10. Entry fee for corporate teams is $500 while community teams (non-profit organizations, groups of friends) may enter for $250. Spectators are welcome and encouraged. VIP tickets are $40 and include a private viewing area, food and beverage. General admission tickets are $20 each. Children 12 and under are free. All proceeds support After-School All-Stars’ free, comprehensive after-school academic and enrichment programs for more than 5,500 underprivileged students at 13 Clark County School District at-risk elementary and middle schools.
Local KLUC 98.5 personality, Chet Buchanan, will host the competition sponsored by the National Dodgeball League, UNLV Athletics and Findlay Toyota. Several teams have already formed and challenges have been issued from such companies as Multimedia Games; Niche Media; Glencoe Management (Burger King); Skye (T-Mobile), Las Vegas Bootcamp and all Morton Group restaurants, including La Cave, La Comida and Crush.
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 21
10:00am – 1:00pm
WHERE: UNLV Mendenhall Center
4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154
TICKETS: Corporate Team $500; Community Team $250
VIP Spectator $40; General Admission Spectator $20 (kids 12 and under are free)
WHO: Jenna Morton (Morton Group), After-School All-Stars Chair
Ranna Daud, After-School All-Stars Executive Director
Dodgeball teams and supporters
ABOUT AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS LAS VEGAS
After-School All-Stars Las Vegas provides opportunities for underprivileged youth to participate in free after-school and summer programs that focus on academics, athletics and cultural enrichment. Local programs include tutoring, homework help, language and literacy skills, arts and crafts, dance, music, computers, chess, creative writing, soccer, swimming, cooking and media – just to name a few. Since its inception, After-School All-Stars has positively affected the lives of more than 100,000 Southern Nevada youth. Today, there are more than 5,500 youth from 13 different schools participating in the program. For more information, visit www.asaslv.org or call (702)-770-7601.