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Battle of the Badges Charity Basketball Game
Who will take home the trophy, Fremont Police or Fremont Fire?

The Fremont Police and Fremont Fire Departments will face off at the Battle of the Badges charity basketball game, to benefit Special Olympics Northern California on May 20, 2017, at Washington High School.

This special event is open to the general public and we encourage our community to come help support Fremont's public safety departments! Doors will open at 4:45 pm and the event will begin at 5:00 pm with an intramural pregame basketball competition between City of Fremont employees from Public Works, Community Services and Community Development.  Tip-off for the main event between Fremont Police and Fire will take place at 6:00 pm.  

In addition to the exciting basketball games, the event will feature halftime entertainment, fabulous raffle prizes, a silent auction featuring sports memorabilia, a chili cook-off tasting competition, photo opportunities with police and fire staff and a variety of food, snacks, and beverages will available for sale. (more information below)

Event Date, Time and Location
May 20, 2017
4:45 pm - 8 pm (6 pm Tip-off Main Event)
Washington High School - 38442 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA

Silent Auction (sample of items available - some require minimum bids):
Stephen Curry Signed Jersey
Kevin Durant Signed 8 x 10 photo
Derek Carr Signed 8 x 10 photo
Brent Burns Signed Puck with UV case

Raffle Prizes (sample of items available):
Gift cards and gift certificates
Aqua Adventure Warterpark tickets 
Sports memorabilia
Dinner for 8 people at Fremont Fire Station 1
K9 Demonstration and dinner for 7 people at Fremont PD

Sandwiches from Picnic Bistro - $5 (combo w/chips and bottled water $8).
Nachos - $3
Chili - $5
Snacks - $1 - 2 

Charity Information and Event History
All proceeds from the event will be given directly to Special Olympics Northern California to support the more than 300 athletes in the Tri-City area. Special Olympics programs help promote dignity, acceptance, and give people with intellectual disabilities a chance to fulfill their human potential. This special fundraiser was originally founded by the Leadership Fremont Class of 2007, an annual program of the Fremont Chamber of Commerce.  Learn more about Special Olympics of Northern California.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance for $5 per person (children under 5 are free) at the following locations:

  • Fremont Police Department (2000 Stevenson Blvd.), Mon - Fri, 6:00 am – 6:00 pm.
  • Fremont Fire Admin. (3300 Capitol Ave, Bldg. A), Mon – Fri, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
  • Fremont Senior Center (40086 Paseo Padre Pkwy), Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 3:00 pm. 
  • Schaa’s Lawnmower Sales & Service (41144 Roberts Ave), Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.


If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Eva Young.