For the second year, North Idaho College will host a Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza Wednesday, Oct. 23 in Christianson Gym. The first game will tip off at 5:30 p.m. and the second game will tip off at 7 p.m.
The extravaganza is a chance for our special needs athletes to experience the bright lights and wild atmosphere of a big time college basketball game. Athletes are introduced on the court with smoke machines and laser lights while being announced on the loudspeaker. NIC basketball players and coaches also help make it a special night for all the players.
“This event brings so much joy to the hearts of these special needs children. They would be forever grateful if you could join with them and share the excitement of this event," said Cal DeHaas, NIC instructor and event organizer.
The free event is sponsored by Real Life Ministries and NIC. The community is encouraged to come out and show its support by cheering on our special needs athletes while enjoying a great night of free family fun.