Owner Mark Davis, a big Las Vegas Aces supporter, makes sure local kids get a chance to see the professional women’s basketball team with ticket program.
The chance to see a professional sporting event might be attainable for many of us, but for many kids, the economic obstacle to seeing their heroes play a game they love might be too high.
Thanks to the future Las Vegas Raiders, kids in Las Vegas are seeing the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces for free this summer.
The Raiders purchased a total of 1,600 tickets—200 tickets for eight individual Aces regular-season home games, which began with the July 21st vs. the Minnesota Lynx. The team then takes those tickets and distributes them to several Southern Nevada-based youth organizations including National Youth Sports Nevada, Henderson Parks & Rec, Clark County School District high school girls basketball teams and the Junior Las Vegas Aces.
“The Vegas Golden Knights and the Las Vegas Aces are our Brothers and Sisters in bringing professional sports to Las Vegas,” said Raiders owner Mark Davis. “The community benefits of professional sports are tremendous. In particular, the women who play for the Las Vegas Aces are great role models for the young women all over Southern Nevada. We are excited to bring hundreds of those young women to see for themselves what can be accomplished through hard work and determination.”
The Aces are having a great season, and are presently are tied for the best record in the WNBA. They also have the best home record in the Western Conference. Davis himself rarely misses a game sitting courtside.