Northwest High School
school basketball tournament! Northwest High's field hockey,
soccer, lacrosse, tennis, cross-country, and wrestling teams competed
for the chance to win money for new uniforms and equipment. And
to build school spirit, the step team performed during an intermission
make the event even more exciting, the tournament organizers
invited a local radio station as a sponsor. There were free throw
contests where students could win T-shirts and CDs, and in the
last game of the tournament, the station's DJs took on Northwest's
only did the school make tons of money by charging admission,
but they also sold concessions during the game. All in all, they
made around $1,200 in one day!
as many other students involved with your fundraiser as you
can, right from the start! An event like a basketball
tournament depends on high attendance to succeed. Everyone
likes watching their friends - so the more people you involve,
the more potential customers you have.
about getting local businesses involved. They can help
you cover your initial costs and promote your fundraiser.
event takes a lot of planning and organization to pull off
- you only get one chance to make it work, after all!
High School and James Hubert Blake High School sold tickets
to a Powder Puff Football game, where girls play flag or
touch football - often, the junior class plays against the
seniors - and boys take on the role of cheerleaders.