Join us for Play Ball 2019...
And help build a future that is powered by play!
On Friday October 25, 2019 (6 -10:30 p.m.), we invite you to join Honorary Co-chairs, the DelMonte Family, at The Strong's ninth annual Play Ball—Rochester’s most playful gala!
Become a Play Ball Sponsor
As Play Ball sponsors, local businesses and organizations support The Strong’s play-based educational programs that encourage learning, creativity, and discovery. Sponsorship opportunities start at $1,700 and include tickets to the event, recognition in event promotions, and much more.
To learn how you or your company can become a sponsor, contact Hillary Bobys at 585-410-6302 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets and Registration
All guests are registered electronically. Guests do not receive paper tickets prior to the event. When you arrive at Play Ball, please check-in by last name at The Strong’s admission desk. If you are attending via a sponsor, please be sure to email Kylee Fassler at email@example.com with your name, email address, cell phone number (please see section on mobile bidding), and the sponsor name.
What to Wear and Where to Park
Model your finest attire, add a dusting of glittering black and gold, or be more playful and come in costume. As always, creative attire is admired, but not required. Need some inspiration? View photos from Play Ball 2018. And even if it's raining, don't worry about getting wet! Complimentary valet parking is available in The Strong’s secure parking lot.
Online Bidding: Now Giving is Even More Fun!
Online bidding is easy, fun, and 100% secure! To participate in online bidding, provide your name and cell phone number prior to the event or at registration. Online bidding allows Play Ball guests to search auction packages by number, keyword, or bid status. If you’re using a smartphone, you will receive a text message each time you’re outbid—and when you win. No smartphone? Our bidding buddies can help you place a bid with your paddle number. Just look for the volunteers with iPads.
Payment for auction items may be made via Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, check, or cash. If you pre-register your credit or debit card, you will be charged for all purchase(s) within five business days. All auction sales are final and The Strong is unable to provide refunds or exchanges for items purchased.