IRVING, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a spirited match up on the afternoon of January 21, 2014 at SMU's Moody Coliseum in Dallas, TX, Dallas Deputy Police Chief Jesse Reyes coached from the sidelines, while honorary team captain Dallas City Councilman Adam Medrano led their team of SMU women's basketball players to victory in round one of the Little Big Shot Mayoral 3-Point Shootout. The final score was 213 - 210 against Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and members of the University of Dallas women's basketball team.
"Having the support of the leaders of our communities is very gratifying, and I hope the area businesses will join us in supporting these terrific organizations that serve deserving children", said Tom Slone, founder and CEO of Little Big Shot. Round two of the Mayoral Shootout will feature Mayor Betsy Price of Fort Worth and TCU players shooting against Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck and players from the UTA basketball team. The winner will square off with Dallas to determine the mayor's tournament winner. The Mayor's trophy will be awarded at Little Big Shot's "Jocks and Jerseys" gala on March 16, at H.O.P.E. Farm.
The Arlington team and Mayor Cluck will shootout February 3, 2014 at 4pm at:
College Park Center
601 Spaniolo Dr.
Arlington TX, 76019
Mayor Betsy Price and TCU's Fort Worth 3 point challenge will be held on February 7, 2014, 1pm at:
TCU Campus Rec Center
3005 Stadium Dr.
Ft. Worth, TX 76129
The mayor's shootouts are the kickoff to Little Big Shot's fund raising tournament season, with the Dallas/ Fort Worth area tournament scheduled for March 22, 2014. One hundred sponsored teams, in seven divisions, will shoot out in the 3-point challenge to raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters and H.O.P.E. Farm.
About Little Big Shot - Little Big Shot is a private foundation, hosting competitive basketball shootout fund raisers. All proceeds from the events benefit children's advocacy groups serving at-risk children. The Dallas/Ft. Worth Little Big Shot 3-point Shootout Competition benefiting H.O.P.E. Farm of Fort Worth and the D/FW area Big Brothers Big Sisters organization is slated for March 22, 2014 at the TCU Campus in Ft. Worth, TX. The tournament will be for players of all ages and skill levels. For more information visit www.littlebigshottexas.com or contact Pamela Wallize at Pwallize@littlebigshottexas.com
Contact: Pamela Wallize
SOURCE Little Big Shot