About Ballin For A Cause


Ballin for a Cause mission is to utilize sports as a tool to engage youth in year- round positive programs that feature our  four core areas of education, youth sports, health and community giving. The B.F.A.C BIG 4 Initiative represents these four core areas to which we facilitate our programs through. 


2017 will mark Ballin’ For a Cause 10 year anniversary of the highly popular event and organization . Ballin’ for a Cause Tournament weekend is considered one of the most anticipated and sought after events in the country. Ballin’ for a Cause (BFAC) was launched in 2007 in Buffalo, New York. The tournament has featured teams from across the United States and the World. The first tournament took place Saturday April 5th, 2008.

The 10 year anniversary will be held May 19th-21st at the Buffalo Riverworks, located at 359 Ganson St in Buffalo, NY. Our annual tournament boast an opportunity for 700 participants with men’s , women’s , youth teams and 16 world games teams that will feature domestic and travel international programs representing variety of nationalities and ethnicities . In addition, the weekend hosts several special events including a bowling event , comedy show, celebrity Basketball game , gala and welcome ceremony.

‘Ballin for a Cause’ has provided charitable donations, social awareness and performed hundreds of community service hours to Western New York over the past ten years. Furthermore, the organization demonstrates a strong investment in our community through its proceeds with our “BFAC BIG 4 Initiative” which stands for Education, Youth Sports, Community and Health. Our programs effect over 500 youth annually through the proceeds from our event and support from our sponsors.

With the growth and attention of our organization and tournament on the national and international level , Ballin’ For a Cause plans to launch tournaments in major markets throughout the United States and Canada. Since 2015 we have launched chapters in  Cleveland , Dallas, Detroit , Erie, New York City , Pittsburgh and Toronto. In 2016 we launched our international brands the ” Ballin for a Cause World Games” and the “Can-Am Hoops Challenge”.