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Fremont Police Department (CA)
Wednesday May 16th, 2018 :: 06:30 p.m. PDT

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Fremont Fire vs. Fremont Police Battle of the Badges Charity Softball Game Saturday.

It’s that time of year when the Fremont Police and Fremont Fire Departments face off at the Battle of the Badges.  The charity event will benefit the Special Olympics Northern California, and will take place at Ohlone Community College softball field on May 19, 2018.

This special event is open to the general public and we encourage our community to come and help support Fremont’s public safety departments! In addition to the exciting softball game, the event will feature a pre-game featuring staff from several City Departments, entertainment between innings, a raffle, food prepared by Alameda County Sheriff’s BBQ team (donation of $10), root beer floats and an exclusive event geo-filter for momentous photo opportunities.  The gates will open at 12:00 p.m. and the opening ceremony followed by the 1st pitch for the main event will take place at 1:45 p.m.  
 
Event Date, Time and Location:
• Saturday, May 19, 2018
• 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
• Ohlone Community College Baseball Field - 43600 Mission Blvd.
 
Event Schedule:
12:00 Gates open
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Avengineers (City staff) vs. 1st Responders (Fire & Police)
1:00 p.m. Pregame fun including a home run derby
1:45 p.m. Ceremonial speeches from Special Olympics athletes & Fremont Police and Fire Chiefs
2:00 p.m. National Anthem and 1st pitch
2:05 p.m. Game time - Fremont Fire vs. Fremont Police softball game
 
50/50 Raffle & Raffle Prizes:
San Jose Sharks signed hockey puck 
Campo di Bocce party pack for 10 people
Oakland Athletics Game Tickets 
Gilroy Gardens Theme Park Tickets
 
Food:
Alameda County Sheriff’s BBQ Team:
Hot Dog or Hamburger meal and drinks ($10 donation) 
Fremont Fire Rehab Team:
Root Beer Floats ($3 donation)
 
Only cash will be accepted for food, entrance fee, and raffle tickets.
 
Charity Information and Event History:
All proceeds from the event will be donated 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 or make a donation online in support of your favorite team at https://www.sonc.org/battleofbadges.
 
Tickets:
• $5.00 General admission- approximately 100 bleachers on a first come-first serve basis, or you may bring your own fold-able chair for your comfort.
• $15.00 VIP ticket (55 seats) with these tickets in addition to the luxury seating you will be given a limited edition Fremont Police Department water bottle caddy.
• All children requiring a seat (bleacher or VIP) will have to pay for admission.  
• All children not requiring a seat are free. 
 
Tickets can be purchased at the event gate or in advance at the following locations:
 
• Fremont Police Department (2000 Stevenson Blvd.), Mon - Fri, 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
• Fremont Fire Admin. (3300 Capitol Ave, Bldg. A), Mon – Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
Sponsorship

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Eva Young at Eyoung@fremont.gov.
 

Address/Location
Fremont Police Department (CA)
2000 Stevenson Blvd
Fremont, CA 94538

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-790-6800

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