Slamfest 2014 is set for this Friday-Sunday!  The charity tennis tournament is hosted by Bentwood Country Club and the proceeds benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Tom Green County, Inc.The weekend of activities include Amateur Mixed Doubles on Saturday and Sunday as well as a pickleball tournament in the new Billy Robertson Memorial Pickleball Center. The main event is Saturday evening with dinner and cocktails around center court and an exhibition match featuring current and former collegiate players, as well as some of our very own San Angelo natives. In addition to the tennis activities, the Slamfest weekend includes a Poker Tournament on Friday evening.

The three day event includes:

Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament – Friday evening, September 26th  Amateur Mixed Doubles Tournament – Saturday & Sunday, September 27-28th.  Pickleball Tournament – Saturday & Sunday, September 27-28th. Tennis ball drop – Saturday evening, September 27th. Tennis Exhibition & dinner (The main event!) – Saturday evening, September 27th.

Slamfest has been a successful event for many years.  The goal is to offer a big event for tennis enthusiasts in San Angelo while helping to raise funds for the Children’s Advocacy Center in order to meet the needs of abused and neglected children in the community.

The Children’s Advocacy Center strives to prevent child abuse and neglect and secure for each child, a safe and nurturing home. They provide hope and healing to children and families through four programs: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Hope House, Family Enrichment Services and the Child Fatality Review Team.

For more information about their services, please contact Leann Hubert at (325) 653-4673 or www.cactomgreen.org