High Fives Bocce Tournament in Two Weeks

Excitement builds for fifth annual event on September 15

For Immediate Release

(Truckee, Calif.) – Join the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation at the 5th Annual Bocce Tournament presented by Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, GoPro and the Truckee River Winery. Teams will compete on Sunday, September 15 for amazing prizes and bragging rights while supporting a variety of High Fives Foundation endeavors such as the purchase of rehabilitative and adaptive equipment as well as funding for alternative healing and therapies.

Bocce Tournament Lane Sponsor and High Fives Board Member, Ryan Williams of Northwestern Mutual says, “We love supporting this event as it is the kick off to pre season excitement for our winter sports community; and teaming up with Truckee River Winery and Bocce is a perfect combination of great people, great atmosphere and awesome fundraising for our High Fives family!”

Register today for the event online at bocce.highfivesfoundation.org or by calling (530) 587.4453. The cost to participate is $100 per two-person team. Space is limited to the first forty teams to register with only 19 spots remaining.

An entertaining day is in store for those who sign up! Participants will enjoy friendly tournament play with a massive assortment of prizing, a custom branded wine glass (one per player), music by The Silver Boombox Thief, wine from the Truckee River Winery (for those 21+), Justin's and PopChips samples and food offerings from Farm to Belly. Additionally, the Mamasake Squaw food truck will be open for business with a variety of sushi and hand roll options.

Katy Jones, Truckee River Winery Wine Tasting Room Director says, “The Truckee River Winery loves hosting the High Fives Foundation's Annual Bocce Tournament. Great people, great cause, great prizes and, of course, great wine! We have so much fun showcasing our winery, bocce courts and location, all for a wonderful organization.”


EDITOR'S NOTE: The above details highlight vital information for the 5th Annual High Fives Foundation Bocce Tournament presented by Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows, GoPro and the Truckee River Winery. Below, please find additional information regarding the event.
Presenting sponsors: Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows, GoPro and Truckee River Winery.
Lane sponsors: Northwestern Mutual – Ryan Williams and Guild Mortgage – Reno
Partners: bigtruck brand, Truckee-Donner Chamber of Commerce
Sponsors: Tahoe Made Attire, Farm to Belly, 7-Eleven (Carnelian Bay, CA), Arcade Belts, Armada Skis, Truckee Tahoe Lumber Co., California 89, Coors Light, Darn Tough Socks, DieCutStickers.com, TRX Suspension Training, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Rescued Wine Candles, Warren Pieces, FlyLow Gear, Discrete Headwear, Fifty Fifty Brewing Co., Ninkasi Brewing Co., Line Skis, Oakley, Outdoor Technology, Volkl Skis, Justin's, Powder Magazine, Fireside Pizza Company, Mamasake Squaw, Rome Snowboards, Sanuk, Phunkshun Wear Facemasks, POC, Pop Chips, Smith Optics and Truckee Love

About the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation: High Fives Foundation is a Tahoe-based, national 501.c.3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action sports community. Formed as a way to “pay-it-forward” by the founder from his own recovery to help injured athletes, the Foundation has helped 43 athletes to date since its inception in 2009, more information visit www.highfivesfoundation.org

About Truckee River Winery: Established 23 years ago, we source quality grapes, bring the fruit to Truckee, take advantage of the high elevation and cold temperatures to naturally cool the fermentation and slow the barrel aging process. As the highest and coldest winery, our focus is to produce hand crafted wines with great structure and finesse. We currently serve 8 varietals; including 2 award winning Santa Lucia Highland Pinot Noirs. We have 4 bocce courts, 2 horseshoe pits, lots of lawn area, picnic tables and barbeques for our customers. Open daily 11am-8pm. (530.587.4626) www.truckeeriverwinery.com