The A Games - Benefiting FEAT of Southern Nevada
EVENT DATE: May 17, 2015
DEADLINE TO GIVE: May 17, 2015
FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: May 17, 2015
LOOKING TO DONATE OR FUNDRAISE FOR THE A GAMES 2015? PLEASE GO HERE.
- What is the A Games?
The “A Games” is similar to the well-known “X Games,” but for children on the autism spectrum. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in two of seven events. Festivities will include a DJ, live band, silent auction, bounce houses, food trucks, award ceremony and much more!
- When and where?
May 17th, 2015 @ Sport Social – 7055 Windy Street, Las Vegas NV 89119 – 9am-3pm
- Who is it for?
All children on the autism spectrum between the ages of 3-17. This event is for any kid on the autism spectrum no matter the degree of disability! We will have spotters, coaches and volunteers to help and assist those kids needing extra support!
- What events are in the A Games?
Kids will pick 2 events from the following: Bike Race, Skateboard Race, Scooter Race, Bike Trick Competition, Skateboard Trick Competition, Scooter Trick Competition and the Parkour Obstacle Course. Will will also be adding two NEW events for siblings! Events will be modified for each child's individual abilities ensuring participation is appropriate for all those on the spectrum.
- How can I sign up my child to participate?
Simply click the REGISTER AS A PARTICPANT button on this page and follow the quick and easy steps. Each participant will receive a fund raising page with their picture that they can send to friends and family to help solicit additional donations. The more you raise, the more prizes you will receive!
- Tell me more about the A Games!
The day will be amazing! All participants will receive medals during the medal ceremony at the end of each event. We will also have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons. In addition, we will have live music, food trucks, swag bag for each of the kids participating and BEST of ALL...we are honored to have TJ Lavin, X-Games gold medalist and also the host of the MTV show "The Challenge"... Stay tuned for more details about TJ!
- How can participants practice for the event?
Participants will have the opportunity to attend any of the below scheduled practice sessions. All practices will be held at Sport Social from 6-8pm
January 10th, 2015
January 24th, 2015
February 7th, 2015
February 21st, 2015
March 7th, 2015
March 21st, 2015
April 11th, 2015
April 18th, 2015
May 9th, 2015
- How much does it cost?
Participation is free! However, the prize levels start at $35. Once you reach $35 you will receive a swag bag, event t-shirt and a participation medal. If you raise more money you will win more cool prizes! Please share your fundraising page with friends and family and help FEAT build a successful event.
- How do I sponsor a kid with autism?
Simply click on the DONATE button and select the participant you wish to sponsor. It takes only a few minutes!
- What does the money benefit?
All monies raised will stay in Southern Nevada and go towards FEAT (Families for Effective Autism Treatment). FEAT provides information on autism treatment resources, support, encouragement and guidance for families affected by autism. Below are some examples of what your dollars will support:
$100 = Pays for local licensed advocate to attend an IEP meeting with parents
$500 = Pays for one FEAT Family Night
$1,000 = Pays for FEAT lending library (updated books for parents to check out)
$5,000 = Pays for FEAT Annual Picnic or Annual Holiday Party
- How else can you help?
There are many ways to help. We can use volunteers prior to the event as well as 100+ people for the day of the event. If you are interested in learning more about ways to help, please email Jennifer@featsonv.org