South Point Hotel and Casino Hosts 10th Annual Findlay Toyota Big City Showdown Featuring Findlay Prep and Bishop Gorman High School
What: The Big City Showdown celebrates 10 years of competition at the South Point Arena with an exciting matchup between two of Las Vegas’ top high school basketball teams. Bishop Gorman High School will take on Findlay Prep as both teams compete for bragging rights in this year’s game.
When: Saturday, Jan. 20
Where: South Point Arena
9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89183
WHO: Bishop Gorman Men’s Basketball Team and Coaches
Findlay Prep Men’s Basketball Team and Coaches
Ryan Growney, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa general manager
Steve Stallworth, South Point Arena general manager
Media: Media are invited to cover this event. Photo opportunities and interviews will be available during and after the game. Media interested in attending should contact Lea Komitzky at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702.403.7300.
Details: Last year’s record-breaking crowd cheered on their favorite team as fans witnessed Findlay Prep make a crowd-stunning comeback after trailing Bishop Gorman with a 78-72 win.
In addition to the BCS matchup, additional tournament games include:
- Desert Oasis High School Girls vs. Coronado High School Girls at 11:30 a.m.;
- Liberty High School Girls vs. Bishop Gorman High School Girls at 1 p.m.;
- Liberty High School Boys vs. Durango high School Boys at 2:30 p.m.;
- Clark High School Boys vs. Coronado High School Boys at 4 p.m.
Big City Showdown event tickets are on sale for $15. To purchase tickets directly, call the South Point Hotel and Casino’s ticket office at 702-797-8055 or toll free at 866-796-7111 or visit the South Point ticket website.
About Bishop Gorman High School
Founded in 1954, Bishop Gorman High School is the only Catholic college preparatory school in Southern Nevada. In addition to its emphasis on Catholic values and service, Bishop Gorman also has a nationally ranked athletics program and offers 40 different co-curricular clubs and organizations. For more information, visit www.bishopgorman.org.
About Findlay College Prep
Findlay College Prep (www.FindlayPrep.com) at the Henderson International School is a program for exceptional student basketball athletes to receive a top-notch educational experience while creating the opportunity for each student to attend the college or university of their choice. Founded in 1932 in Henderson, Nevada, the Henderson International School is a college preparatory school with comprehensive academic, athletic and artistic programs for students in pre-school through twelfth grade.
About Findlay Automotive Group
Findlay Automotive Group (www.FindlayAuto.com) was founded by the late Pete Findlay in 1961 when he arrived in the Las Vegas Valley from Panaca to open Pete’s Used Cars on Boulder Highway. Findlay’s son, Cliff Findlay, now spearheads Findlay’s 22 dealerships in Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Idaho.
About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point Hotel will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, more than 60 table games and a separate race and sports book area, 11 restaurants, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room, world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon, a 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment, a 700-seat Bingo room, a 16-screen Cinemark movie complex, a state-of-the-art 64-lane bowling center, a 52,000-square foot Conference Center and an 80,000-square foot Exhibit Hall. South Point Hotel is also home to the Tournament Bowling Plaza, a multi-million dollar professional bowling tournament facility. In addition, South Point Hotel has the finest equestrian event facility in the country. The 240,000 square feet of event space features three climate-controlled arenas, vet clinic, feed store, more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.
“Official Hotel and Casino of Las Vegas Motor Speedway” and sponsor of the September 2018 Las Vegas NASCAR Monster Energy cup race, South Point 400. In addition, South Point’s Sports Book is home of Vegas Stats & Information Network” (VSiN), where you can listen to the broadcast on SiriusXM 204 and watch the video livestream on VSiN.com.
For More Information
Jaclyn Dadas / Lea Komitzky / Rebecca Baia
Kirvin Doak Communications
Lynne Ravenscraft, South Point
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