The “A Games” is similar to the well-known “X Games,” but for children on the autism spectrum. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in two of eight events. Festivities will include a DJ, music, silent auction, kid zone (bounce houses, dunk tank, face painter, balloon artists) food, award ceremony and much more!
The events are open to all children on the autism spectrum between the ages of 3-17. This event is for any kid on the autism spectrum no matter the degree of disability! We will have spotters, coaches and volunteers to help and assist those kids needing extra support! Kids will pick 2 events which will be modified for each child's individual abilities ensuring participation is appropriate for all those on the spectrum.
Siblings/buddy may also compete in one event. The event they choose must be one of the events the child with autism is participating in.
The day will be amazing! All participants will receive a participation medal - EVERYONE IS A WINNER! We will also have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals for those that place. In addition, we will have music, food, swag bag for each of the kids participating and BEST of ALL...we are honored to have TJ Lavin, X-Games gold medalist and also the host of the MTV show "The Challenge" join us once again this year!
Participation is free! We rely on sponsors and donations to make this event successful and possible for your child to participate! Your child will receive a swag bag, event t-shirt and a participation medal. If you raise more money you will win cool prizes! Please share your fundraising page with friends and family and help FEAT build a successful event.
We are excited to announce that we will have a demonstration this year by a professional BMX team on the event day! A special thanks to A Game Nation and their team: Dan, Seth, Will, Keith, and Logan for attending our event.
The Obstacle Course is designed for the A Games athlete to demonstrate his or her abilities by experiencing different course obstacles. Each obstacle allows the participant to display a particular skill or strength - Balance beam, stairs, tires, toad stool hop, tunnel, skateboard pull, barrel/ball, bounce house and the finale buzzer.
The Rock Wall allows A games Athletes to demonstrate his or her abilities to climb a rock wall as fast as they can.
Skills Course (Skateboard, Scooter, or Bike)
The Skills Course allows A Games athletes to demonstrate his or her abilities riding their bike, scooter or skateboard on the floor or over ramps. Participants perform a minimum of 6 skills within 2 minutes. Skills could include: Small jumps, ride down ramps and or half pipe, ride around barrels etc.
Race Course (Skateboard, Scooter, or Bike)
The Race Course allows the A Games athlete to demonstrate his or her abilities riding their bike, scooter or skateboard as fast as they can around a track.
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A very special thank you to our media event sponsor KVVU Fox 5 "Take 5 to Care" program and participating sponsors of Take 5 to Care - Subaru Las Vegas, NV Energy and Summerlin Hospital