Wild West Shootout benefits families affected by autism

November 6, 2016 by  

Now in its 13th year, the upcoming Wild West Shootout will feature Servite High School in Anaheim, along with seven other California and Nevada high schools.

The Basketball Tournament is held annually to raise awareness and funds for families with children attending the UNR Early Childhood Autism Program. The program helps by offering treatment, and assists children in developing their socialization, language, and communication skills.

Local businesses can support the event through sponsorship, levels of which start at $100. Benefits vary with the amount of the donation, but those donating $2,500 or more will enjoy the benefits of a full-page color ad inside the program, along with PA announcements, their logo design printed on the back of the T-shirts, and being provided a space for a banners in the gym.

Other high schools participating in this year’s event include four from Nevada: Bishop Manoque High School, Douglas High School, Lowry High School, and Spanish Springs High School. The remaining schools participating are from California: Folsom High School, Saint Mary’s High School, and three-time Shootout champions Jesuit High School.

The event will take place December 1 through 3 at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School in Reno. For information on the tournament schedule, ticket prices, and sponsorship please visit the Wild West Shootout website.