Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities provides many chances to give back this race weekend
Speedway Children’s Charities will host several fundraising activities during the South Point 400 race weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Oct 12-15. Fans will have the opportunity to help children of the Las Vegas community while still enjoying a weekend full of racing action and endless entertainment.
Brendan Gaughan Celebrity Blackjack Tournament
Kick off the NASCAR weekend Las Vegas style by coming down to the South Point Casino to watch your favorite drivers compete in the Brendan Gaughan Celebrity Blackjack Tournament. The tournament will take place on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. The winning driver will receive $5,000 to donate to their favorite charity. Celebrities scheduled to appear include NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace, former NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick, current Cup Series playoff driver Chris Buescher, former Xfinity Series champion Daniel Hemric, current Cup driver Ryan Preece, NBC Sports lead announcer Rick Allen, former Vegas Golden Knights’ captain Deryk Engelland and Xtreme sports star TJ Lavin.
SCC Live Auction
Race fans can bid on unique pieces of racing memorabilia and once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the annual memorabilia auction held on Sunday of the South Point 400 in the speedway’s Draft Bar. NASCAR Cup Series playoff driver Denny Hamlin will take part in a Q&A during the event.
Admission is only $20 per adult, and your admission fee will be discounted for any purchases in the live auction. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to help local children in need!
Online Memorabilia and Experiences Auction
Through Online Memorabilia and Experiences Auction this online auction, race fans have the chance to bid on unique pieces of racing memorabilia and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Bid online by visiting the auction website (https://e.givesmart.com/events/yCi/). Or using a mobile device by texting SCCLV2023 to 76278 to start bidding.
This auction will close on Sunday, Oct. 15 (unless otherwise noted in the item description).
SCC will hold a 50/50 raffle with 50 percent of the jackpot going to a lucky winner, and the other 50 percent goes to help local children with medical, social, financial, and educational needs. Tickets can be purchased at various locations around the track, at SCC kiosks, and from the SCC volunteers in pink shirts.
The Grand Prize winner will be announced on Sunday, Oct. 15, after the checkered flag waves on the South Point 400.
Track Treasures Shop
The Retro Track Treasures Shop allows race fans to purchase unique, unique racing memorabilia. We offer driver-autographed memorabilia, signage, artwork, vintage souvenirs, and more. The stand is located on the concourse near Elevator 1.