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Celebrate our sports program for athletes with developmental disabilities by giving to SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes.

Raise money for S4EA at fun events


The 2023 "A Taste 4 SPORTS" held

June 1st at the Balboa Park Club was a great success as we honored 2023 'SPORTS Woman of the Year' Triathlete Lesley Paterson and raised $45,000. Over 200 guests sampled tastings from 13 Restaurants. Thank you to the Taste Sponsors who helped make the event a fantastic fundraiser benefiting SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes. Click here for the 2023 Auction & Raffle Winners.

"A Taste 4 SPORTS" 

S4EA is hosting for our members the 16th Annual "A Taste 4 SPORTS" Gala Fundraiser on Thursday, June 1st from 6-9pm at the Balboa Park Club (2144 Pan American Road West, SD 92101), featuring food & wine from 15-20 restaurants, personal chefs, caterers & wineries. Mingle with notable local & sports figures, enjoy music & bid on an exquisite array of auction items. S4EA will be honoring as our 2023 'SPORTS Woman of the Year' Lesley Paterson. Lesley won 3 XTERRA Triathlon World Championships as well as co-wrote the screenplay of 'All Quiet on the Western Front' which won multiple Academy Awards this year. Reservations are $60 per person.

Proceeds benefit S4EA

The proceeds from the "A Taste 4 SPORTS" Fundraising Event will benefit SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes — a non profit sports program serving 1,400 athletes with disabilities ages 5 through adult in over 20 sports during 4 sports seasons.


Sponsorship opportunities available at following levels:

  • Platinum-$10,000

  • Gold-$5,000

  • Silver-$1,000

  • Bronze-$500

For more information,  call S4EA at 858-565-7432.

Highlights Include:

  • Sample Tasty Offerings from Local Restaurants and Caterers

  • Listen to Great Music with the band 'Beatle Trax'

  • Participate in the Silent & Live Auction as well as the Raffle held live in the Balboa Park Club

  • Honor Lesley Paterson as 2023 'SPORTS Woman of the Year'

  • Meet Celebrities including NBA Hall of Fame basketball player Bill Walton & 'Mad' Mike from "Pimp My Ride"

  • Enjoy time seeing & talking face-to-face with our S4EA Athletes, Families & Friends

When: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Time:   6:00 - 9:00pm

Where: Balboa Park Club

              2144 Pan American Rd W

              San Diego, CA 92101

Reservations: $60.00 per person

Thank you for your support!


Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the 2021, 2022 & 2023 Golf Classic has been postponed to the summer/fall of 2024.

Thank you for your support!

S4EA Golf Classic

The S4EA Golf Classic brings together golf enthusiasts, business elite, and community leaders, all teaming up to support SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes. The 2019 S4EA Golf Classic was as follows:

When: Wed, August 7, 2019, 1-8pm

Where: Riverwalk Golf Club
Cost: $150

S4EA Virtual Golf Classic

S4EA would normally be hosting our 2nd annual S4EA Golf Classic gala fundraiser in the fall of 2020 at the Riverwalk Golf Club from 1-8pm for 100-150 golfers. However, because of COVID-19, S4EA cannot hold our S4EA Golf Classic at the Riverwalk Golf Club with over 100 golfers. Therefore, S4EA had a S4EA Virtual Golf Classic in November, culminating on Fri, November 20, 2020 with nearly $8,000 raised for S4EA. 

For more information, please call S4EA at 858-565-7432.

For more details on the S4EA Golf Classic, click on button below.

Golf Classic

Guacamole Bowl

Over the last 20 years the Law Enforcement Challenge -“Guacamole Bowl” has raised over $200,000 of needed operating funds for SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes. During this time, some 20,000 San Diegans have enjoyed sampling guacamole made by nearly 300 competitive teams. 


Thank you to Guacamole Bowl Originator Matt Weathersby for all of your support during these first 20 years.

Click here for more info about Guacamole Bowl.


2023 Guacamole Bowl Results 

The 20th Annual Law Enforcement Challenge "Guacamole Bowl" held Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 10am-2pm at the Balboa Park Club was a great success. The Guacamole Bowl attracted lots of guests (despite pouring rain outside) who tasted guacamole from 18 teams & helped determine who makes the best guacamole. The Guacamole Bowl made over $12,000 for S4EA.

The winning team in each division is as follows:

Law              CHiPs and Guac
Open 2        Rachel Dodson's 

                     Missouri River Tavern
Open 1       Guacamole is in our


Champions Hot Guac Cops

Congratulations to the CHiPs and Guac team who won the coveted "Guacamole Bowl" Trophy as the best overall team.

Congratulations to the Cheese Enchiladas for winning the Best Decorated Table.

S4EA would like to thank Henry's Avocado Corp. for providing the avocados, Mission Foods for providing the chips, California Conservation Corps-SD for volunteer support, all of the event sponsors, all of the teams for making the great guacamole, and everyone who participated in the Guacamole Bowl.

Guacamole Bowl

Outdoor Family

Pancake Breakfast

S4EA holds a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser twice a year. The breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. A raffle is held with great raffle prizes.

The Outdoor Fall Family Pancake Breakfast is scheduled for:


Saturday, September 23, 2023 


S4EA Office
8380 Vickers St. Suite E
San Diego 92111





An Athlete Council meeting will be held at the end of the pancake breakfast to discuss upcoming Athlete Council Activities.

Bring the family and friends to the delicious breakfast to support S4EA.

For more information or to order your Pancake Breakfast tickets, please call S4EA at 858-565-7432.

Pancake Breakfast

Outdoor Family


S4EA holds a Bunco Fundraiser 3-4 times a year. Bunco includes lunch and/or hors d'oeuvres. Prizes are  given for most wins, most losses, and most Buncos. We play two rounds of tournament play. Bunco is a dice game of chance. A raffle is held with great raffle prizes.

The Outdoor Family Bunco Fundraiser is scheduled for:


Saturday, June 24, 2023 


S4EA New Office
8380 Vickers St. Suite E
San Diego 92111




Bring the family and friends to Bunco to support S4EA.

For more information or to order your Bunco tickets, please call S4EA at 858-565-7432.

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