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2019 Battle of the Badges Charity Series
Who will take home the trophy, Fremont Police or Fremont Fire?

“Let me win.

But if I cannot win,

Let me be brave

in the attempt.”

-Special Olympics Athlete’s Oath

This year the Fremont Police Department continues to support the Special Olympics Northern California by announcing its Battle of the Badges event series. This year we are offering three amazing events to help raise funds for the 22,000 athletes in Northern California.  We strive to promote inclusion, acceptance, unification and good sportsmanship through these charity events. The Special Olympics is committed to improving overall health and well-being of the individuals with intellectual disabilities through Healthy Athletes events, offering screenings and services free of charge.  We hope you join us in supporting our athletes reach for gold.

Event Details: Battle of the Badges Basketball
Location: Washington High School
38442 Fremont Blvd. Fremont, Ca 94536
Date: April 27, 2019 /5:00 PM- 8:00PM
Main Event Tip-Off @ 6:00 pm
At the door entrance fee: $5.00 donation
Seating: Bleachers

Event Details: Fremont Guardians Unite 5k Walk/ Run
Location: TBA
Date: June 15, 2019/ 
Event Time: TBA

Event Details: Battle of the Badges Flag Football 
Location: TBA
Date: TBA
Coin Toss @10:00 am 
Ticket Prices: TBA
Seating: TBA

If you are interested in becoming a Battle of the Badges sponsor the Special Olympics Northern California is a 503(c)3 tax-exempt organization. 
For our sponsor levels and additional information contact:
 Monica Leon or Yanneth Contrada


Battle of the Badges Basketball Game

Date/Time: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(Main Event Tip-off 6:00 pm)

Location: Washington High School, 38442 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA


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 April 27, 2019, at Washington High School. The doors open and the event will begin at 5:00 pm, with an intra-mural 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 Fremont Fire will take place at 6:00 pm.

In addition to the exciting basketball games, the event will feature halftime entertainment, a silent auction, photo opportunities with police and fire staff and a variety of food, will available for sale by the Alameda County Sheriffs BBQ team.

Event Entry Fee:

We will be collecting $5 per person (children under 5 are free) at entrance of the event site.

Cash, card or checks (made out to Special Olympics of Northern California) will be accepted. 

To learn more about Special Olympics of Northern California, visit