The Black & White Bocce Ball

A special thank you to our partners, sponsors, guests, volunteers and most importantly, our athletes, for joining us on Saturday September 22, 2018 for a spectacular evening of sport, inclusion and unified play.  We’ll see you in 2019!




What:    The 2018 Black and White Bocce Ball

When:   Saturday, September 22, 2018 | 5:00 to 8:00 pm.    

Where:  Utah Cultural Center | 1355 W 3100 S, SLC, UT 84119

Who:       This is a black tie invited, family-friendly affair.   Request that children be 8 years and older.

Why:       This is the Event of the Year!  Tell your family to put on their fancy best and sneakers, because you’re going to a ball!

Enjoy a fun sporty night of dining and bocce ball competitions with Special Olympics Utah athletes and other guests. The outdoor courtyard will be transformed into a beautiful backyard Italian villa complete with bocce courts where you, your friends, co-workers, family and other guests will learn and compete in bocce, meet Special Olympics Utah athletes, mobile-bid on silent auction items, and learn more about who we are in a short program highlighting our athletes.  All proceeds from this event stays in Utah to provide year-round sports training, competition and other programming for over 1,700 Special Olympics Utah athletes and Unified Partners.

Black Tie Invited.   Black and White attire highly suggested.    Sneakers welcome and encouraged!

Our Event Partners and Sponsors:








Gold: $10,000

Silver: $5,000

Bronze: $2,500

Table: $1,250

Individual Tickets: $125

Table of Eight: $1000

Customized Underwriting Opportunities Available

To become a sponsor, contact D’Arcy Dixon at or Wendy Kelly at

Become an in-kind donor
Make an in-kind donation to the silent auction!  Email Wendy Kelly at or call 801-363-1111, Option 3.