Break out the paddles, and practice your backhand! The Sapphire Foundation for Prostate Cancer (SFPC), Vegas’ premiere 501(c)3 benefitting men with prostate cancer and dedicated to advancing research, supporting patients and creating hope for the prostate cancer community, is once again hosting the world’s largest mixed table tennis tournament, Ping Pong Palooza!
On Tuesday, November 20th, the Sapphire Foundation for Prostate Cancer invites Vegas industry pros, fun-havers and philanthropists alike to participate in the 12th Annual Ping Pong Palooza fundraising event to be held at to the world’s largest gentleman’s club. In recent years, paddle masters and ball-busting ladies have turned out to compete, representing various companies such as SLS, Hyde Bellagio, Beauty Bar, El Dorado Mexican Cantina, Crawl Vegas, and Tao Nightclub. Originally inspired by Christopher Walken film, Balls of Fury, this industry favorite event has matured into one of the most revered events held at Sapphire.
All teams are required to have a minimum of 4 contestants, with at least one female teammate. For teams looking to satisfy the female teammate requirement, Sapphire offers an option to add one of the multitalented Sapphire entertainers to fulfill participating teams’ all-star line ups! Team registration will begin at 6 p.m., with tournament play commencing at 7 p.m.
In addition to ultimate bragging rights, teams have the opportunity to win a fabulous Skybox Experience, which includes XXX. Teams with the “Best Uniform” and “Best Team Spirit” will also be awarded bottles of XXX champagne.
Entry fee/donations are $20 per player, with all proceeds benefitting the Sapphire Foundation for Prostate Cancer. Drinks and buffet dining are included in entry. To register, visit sapphirelasvegas.com/pingpong.
The Sapphire Foundation for Prostate Cancer (SFPC) is dedicated to advancing research, supporting patients and creating hope for the prostate cancer community, and is focused on helping men with prostate cancer that need financial assistance for medical expenditures and other financial needs. SFPC aims to motivate men to get tested for the disease as early detection proves to be crucial in the treatment process. The foundation established in 2003 and has generated over $3 million in donations and sponsorships to benefit programs related to the disease, for prostate cancer research and financial assistance for survivors of this disease.
Peter Feinstein, Managing Partner of Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club, “The World’s Largest Gentlemen’s Club” and prostate cancer survivor, has hosted over a dozen charity golf and poker tournaments in Las Vegas since the creation of the organization. Due to its tremendous success in Las Vegas, the organization brought the fundraiser to the East Coast to continue to raise funds for prostate cancer victims and awareness to this life-threatening disease.
The Sapphire Foundation for Prostate Cancer is a 501(c)(3) organization located at 3025 Sammy Davis Jr Drive, Ste. 130, Las Vegas, NV 89109. For more information, please visit sapphireprostatefoundation.org or follow us on Twitter/Facebook.