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Strikes for Kids: Broncos' Julius Thomas, Matt Prater, and Duke Ihenacho to participate in celebrity bowling benefit

Please see the press release below for information on the 2014 Las Vegas All-Star Bowling Classic.

Justin Edmonds

2013 NFL Coach of the Year, NFL Players, PBA Bowlers and Fans Unite to Raise Funds for Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada in a Celebrity Bowling Showdown at the South Point Hotel & Casino on Saturday April 12th, 2014.

Las Vegas-Strikes For Kids is teaming with one of the biggest sports agencies in the country to host the 1st Annual "Las Vegas All-Star Bowling Classic" at the South Point Hotel & Casino. The tournament aims to increase awareness and bring in donations for Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada.

The Las Vegas All-Star Classic brings together fans, local businesses, bowlers and NFL players for an exciting evening of bowling. Bowlers will be teamed up with 2013 NFL Coach of the Year Carolina Panther Ron Rivera. Also in attendance will be joined by NFL players: Ryan Mathews (San Diego Chargers), James Jones (Oakland Raiders), Julius Thomas (Denver Broncos), Matt Prater (Denver Broncos), Duke Ihenacho (Denver Broncos), Ziggy Ansah (Detroit Lions), Chris Owens (Kansas City Chiefs), Thomas Keiser (San Diego Chargers), Phillip Thomas (Washington Redskins), Kenjon Barner (Carolina Panthers) and #1 ranked bowler PBA star Sean Rash.

The event will begin at 7:00 pm PST on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Strikes For Kids encourages bowlers to sign up in teams of six (6) per lane for a total donation of $250 or for $50 per bowler. Guests may also attend the event for a charge of $25 per person. Each bowler will receive 3 games, shoes, pizza, soft drinks, event shirt, event bag and participation in silent auction. Bowlers of all ages and skill levels are welcome to register at Interested parties with questions should contact Strikes For Kids Founder Joe Allen at 559-241-4412 or

"I'm honored to have the opportunity to partner up with Sun West Sports. They have been around for a few decades representing some of the biggest names in the NFL. It's an honor to host this great event that combines two of America's favorite pastimes, bowling and football, all to benefit a terrific cause. Strikes For Kids has grown into an organization that coordinates some of the biggest bowling events around the country. This will be a special event for the city of Las Vegas, as we host this event that allows fans an opportunity to mingle and bowl with players from their favorite teams." — Joe Allen

About Strikes For Kids

Strikes For Kids, is a nonprofit organization that gives fans across the country an opportunity to meet their favorite athletes while raising money for great causes. Strikes For Kids serves all youth oriented organizations and foundations. They coordinate charity bowling and golf outings that go to benefiting youth organizations in each city where events are being held.

About Sun West Sports

Sun West Sports is represents some of the biggest names in the NFL. They have a reputation for not only performing at a high level on the field, but giving back to the community off the field. Sun West Sports strives to help assist their players in making a lasting impact in their respective cities.