Metier Brewery, Buddha Brudda and Frelard Tamaelas Logos

At the event:

The event will be a sports spectacular showcasing athletes with disabilities including a scrimmage game between wheelchair basketball teams, The Seattle Sonics and the Tacoma Rainiers.  We will have delicious food from Buddha Bruddah and Frelard Tamales and drinks from Metier Brewery and loads of opportunities for our guests to take the court in scrimmages, drills, a free throw contest with prizes and more! No experience necessary. Everyone Can Play!

Tickets include: dinner from food trucks, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks, and access to all program festivities including participation in our wheelchair basketball tournament and a donation to the PlayGarden.

  1. Be a Free Agent Athlete! $100-$250 
    Register to attend the event at one of our three donation levels (Bleachers, Court Side or All Stars). We will assign you to a team to participate in our wheelchair basketball tournament.
  2. Like it better on the sidelines? That’s great!  $100-$250 
    Register to attend the event at one of our three donation levels (Bleachers, Court Side or All Stars and enjoy the festivities! 

 Children twelve and under are FREE. 

Special thanks to our community partners Seattle Adaptive Sports, Rainier Adaptive Sports for joining us in this event. 

Information for Team Captains! 

Thanks to those of you who have signed up to be a team captain. If you have not already, please email Emma Simonson with a list of your guests names and their email addresses ASAP, no later than May 16th.  This helps us have a final head count for food and know how many teams to organize for the tournament. 

Please indicate if you think they will play basketball in the tournament or not.  We have other guests that we will be plugging into teams that are not full so need to know how many guests you plan to have play. The tournament  and time on the court doing basketball drills will be no longer than 20 minutes/ team. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

All funds raised at this event will fund the PlayGarden’s inclusive programs for all children. Our
sponsorship opportunities are designed to help you meet your marketing objectives. Each package includes
customization support from our sponsorship staff.

All sponsorship levels include:
• Company logo or name recognition in all promotional and event material
• Hyperlinked company logo or name recognition on websites and social
media sites.
• Customized marketing benefits*

Seattle Children’s PlayGarden has a significant web presence, with Facebook posts that reach 4,000 followers and over 3,000 people on our mailing list. We are also frequently featured in local press, including the Seattle Times, Parent Map, and Pacific Horticulture Magazine.

Get excited for May Madness!

Watch video from the PlayGarden’s first Adaptive Sports Clinic in partnership with Seattle Adaptive Sports to get a taste of what the May Madness event will be like.  Video thanks to PlayGarden Board Member and Wheelchair Basketball coach, Nick Weiss. 




Donations can also be mailed to 1745 24th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98144