2011 Events


High Fives does the majority of its fundraising by hosting events. We have hosted a variety of events over the years to great success. We partner with the best companies in the industry to put on the most amazing events of the year. If it’s a High Five’s party, you don’t want to miss it.




Date: Sunday, September 25, 2011
Time: 11am-8pm
Bocce: 6 courts, 40 teams, double elimination format
Cost: $100 per team (includes bocce play, custom branded wine glass and catered food from Full Belly Deli)
Location: Truckee River Winery
Sponsors: Truckee River Winery, Fifty-Fifty Brewing Co., Full Belly Deli, 101.5 FM Truckee Radio
Entertainment: DJ music by the Silver Boombox Thief



January 1, 2011, while skiing, Phillip Hoban suffered a devastating fracture of the fifth vertebrae in his neck leaving him an incomplete quadriplegic. Through sheer determination, grit and a commitment to improve, Phillip is well on the way to recovery and owes a huge part of his success to the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation. Join us for a 70’s themed, Casino Night to raise funds for the recovery of High Fives Winter Empowerment Fund – Highlighted Athlete, Phil Hoban!

The June 25, 2011 event will take place at the Summit Lodge at (Killington Mtn. Rd., Killington, VT)
Food: 6pm
Gaming: 7pm



The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation (Truckee, Calif.) is excited to host a discussion (May 11, 2011 at the Big Picture Theater) regarding the various program services as well as educate those in attendance about the mission, history and future in Co-Founder and President, Roy Tuscanys hometown area of Waitsfield, VT. Featuring cheese from Cabot Cheese, drink specials, socializing, and information regarding the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation, the discussion will be both informative and energetic. The presentation will consist of mixed media between videos and open discussion.



Can you hear it? The ground is rumbling, shaking off the tens of feet of snow that the Lake Tahoe region has received in the past weeks. Thats right, trains 2011 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Contest is on its way all aboard!

The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation, Marker Bindings, Volkl Skis, Smith Optics and Alpine Meadows Ski Resort are proud to host the invitational slopestyle contest on Saturday, April 16 from 11am-4pm. This is a truly rider-driven event, featuring top local and pro athletes mixing it up in The Shreadows Terrain Park arena. The unique team-oriented format rewards creativity and style in a progressive environment. With music from DJ One Truest and catering from Full Belly Deli including chicken wings from the wing king himself Jamie LaValle (Marker/Volkl), trains 2011 is a locomotive of energy, positivity and fun for all!

Squaw Valley Prom

Squaw Valley Prom 2011

Orginally a CHARITYSMITH event, the Squaw Valley Prom is entering its seventh year. The event has been run by High Fives Non-Profit Foundation and Biking for a Better World since 2010 and has seen tremendous growth and exposure since its inception each year. Brush up on your Bond, bust out your tuxedo, don your evening gown or find the best Bond Villian to emulate and get your tickets today (www.squawvalleyprom.com) for the premier event of the season.

Theme: 007 James Bond
Location: Squaw Valley USA (Olympic Valley, CA)
Date: February 26, 2011 Doors: 8pm
Cost: $100 per couple | $200 Stag
Tickets: Will be sold through February 24 or until sold out.
Music: SkullCandy DJ with Special Guest DJ’s
Costume Prizing: Best 007 James Bond, Best Bond Girl and Best Bond Villian


Bocce Tournament

High Fives Bocce Tournament 2010

This year the Bocce Tournament grew from 24 to 36 teams and from 6 courts to 8 courts, once again showing the continued growth of High Fives. This year brought on new competitors and sponsors to help make the second Annual Bocce Tournament a super successful fun day. Cabot Cheese, Full Belly Deli, Jamie LaValles Wing Sauce Fifty-Fifty Brewing Co., Pastime Club, Red Bull and Uncorked Wine Bar kept everyone attending the full-day event with cheese, delicious finger foods, chicken wings, beer, energy drink and wine. Tournament director Jeff Pratt welcomed all to the tournament and Grant Korgan picked a random participant to give away a season pass to Sugarbowl. After many hours of balls being thrown on the Truckee Regional Park grass courts; the Dangerous Duo Team of Ryan Lindquist and Dugga (Crux Events) took home the tile and the Champions Blazers (think of the Green Blazers from the Masters).

Watch the video recap here.
Video Produced by GP Martin – gpmartinphoto.com.

3,000 Words

High Fives Foundation presents Three Thousand Words

High Fives Foundation hosted our annual 3,000 Words event at 50-50 Brewery in Truckee, California. An evening celebrating local photography and philanthropy, with a silent auction and music by the Silver Boombox Thief.

Watch the video recap here.

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