2024 Paper Football Challenge IX - February 10th

A unique tournament to raise funds for Tustin area nonprofits & schools!

What a Day! 40 Tustin Nonprofits raised a combined $14,350 thanks to wonderful sponsors!

Click HERE to see pictures from the event!

Cash Prize Winners

1st Place - American Legion Post 227
2nd Place - Tustin Host Lions Club
3rd Place - Aldersgate United Methodist Church
4th Place - Tustin Meadows Tiny Tots
Loudest/Best Fans - Tustin Ranch Elementary School
2nd Loudest/Best Fans - OC Rescue Mission
3rd Loudest/Best Fans - Tustin Veterans Outpost
Best Cheer or Song - Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts
2nd Best Cheer or Song - Aldersgate United Methodist Church
3rd Best Cheer or Song - Voices of Tustin
Best Team Uniform - Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts
2nd Best Team Uniform - Tustin High School Dance Team
3rd Best Team Uniform - Rotary Club of Tustin-Santa Ana
Most Spirited Team - Tustin High School Dance Team
2nd Most Spirited Team - Rotary Club of Tustin-Santa Ana
3rd Most Spirited Team - Voices of Tustin
Best Sportsmanship - Tustin Aquatics
2nd Best Sportsmanship - OC Rescue Mission
3rd Best Sportsmanship - Tustin Veterans Outpost
Highest Fundraising Team - The All-American Boys Chorus
2nd Highest Fundraising Team - Soroptimist Int'l of Tustin-Santa Ana
3rd Highest Fundraising Team - Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts
Best Pre-Event PR - Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts
2nd Best Pre-Event PR - Rotary Club of Tustin-Santa Ana
3rd Best Pre-Event PR  - Tustin High School Band
Oldest/Youngest Player Game Winner - Tustin Commmunity Preschool (age 4)
Oldest/Youngest Player Game Loser - American Legion Post 227 (age 89)
1st Team Registered - Soroptimist Int'l Santa Ana/Tustin
Highest Score Round Robin - Tustin Host Lions Club
Lucky Loser - Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts

Event & Prize Sponsors

STADIUM SPONSOR: Chick-fil-A 17th Street & Tustin * TOUCHDOWN SPONSOR: Enderle Center * HALFTIME (LUNCH) SPONSOR: Hummus Way * EXTRA-POINT SPONSORS i Initial * McGuire PhotographyOwn It Now RealtyWellprint Total Image * CHEERLEADER SPONSORS:  Big Blue Swim School * Carmen Abraham / Keller Williams * Law Offices of Luis E. Vasquez * Tustin Awards * FIELD SPONSORS: B&J Tree Service * Blue Buoy Swim School * / Pete Beatty * Tustin Area Man & Woman of the Year / Bob & Patricia Machado * Tustin Community Foundation ROYAL PALM SPONSORS:  Brookfield Homes * Courage Sans Peur Foundation * CR&R Environmental Services * Denise & Kevin Cassin * Louise & Anna Davy * Marge & Carl Kasalek * Nossaman LLP * Richard Nelson / Red Hill Wine * Tustin Community Bank * Virgin GalacticTustin Community Foundation SYCAMORE BENEFACTORS: Blue Buoy Swim School * Cathy & Bruce Crair * Charlotte & MIke Waggoner * Cox Castle Nicholson * Christine Uribe * Francine Scinto * Gretchen Whisler * Lee Fink * Lis & Gary Fortner * Mary Lynn Coffee * Nathan Chandler * Sue Vranich * Tustin Area Man & Woman of the Year Committee * Vestar Properties / The District * Tustin Community Foundation CEDAR GROVE DONORS: Big Blue Swim School * Ed Reynolds * Glendele Way-Agle * Meg Gullo * Noelle Minto * VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS: Assisteens of Tustin * National League of Young Men * THS Dance Team

Click on the sponsor name to learn more about them ... Remember to support the businesses that support our commUNITY!!

Teams & Sponsors

Aldersgate UMC

Playing for Youth Programs

Peace Lutheran Church

Playing for support of community of Tustin

THS Marching Band

Playing for band expenses

DTC BuildingTroy LInaker.

Tustin Community Preschool

Playing for scholarships & supplies

Katie Filbeck

American Legion Post 227

& Sons of the American Legion

Playing for the Veteran Emergency Fund

Blue Buoy Swim School &

Members of the American Legion

Rotary Club of Tustin - Santa Ana

Playing  for community projects

Blue Buoy Swim School Brinkley, EduKid

Erin Kociela/First Team Real Estate

Expedia Cruises/Donna Hisey,

G John Jenson, 

Global Geo-EngineeringJonathan &

Laurie Abelove, Ken LaTourette/State Farm,

 More Than a Trainer,

Roger Carlson, Tammis Berkheimer


Playing for Teacher Appreciation Week

Richard Nelson/Red Hill Winery

Tustin Host Lions Club

Playing for their community programs

Sandra & Kurt Bensworth &

Members of the Tustin Host Lions Club

Cancer Kinship

Playing for the Free Wig program

Adrian Revel/Safe Life Insurance

Santa Ana Elks Lodge

Playing for local community needs

THS Volleyball - Varsity & JV

Playing for volleyballs!

i Initial,

,One-Fifth Financial/ Lloyd Boucher

Tustin Meadows Tiny Tots Pre-Schools

Playing for new Kids Carpets


Heideman Elementary School

5th Grade

Playing to attend Science Camp

,The Exchange Club of Tustin

Soroptimist Int'l Santa Ana / Tustin

Playing for Live Your Dream scholarships

123EZFinanceAngela Peterson,

Camille Poellnitz, Cathy Menke,

Chris Carlos, Christine Gregg,

Colette Edwards, Cynthia Thomsen,

Eligia Nicolai, Gay Joyce, Ivonne Turner,

Joan Lucero, Juliana Quinn, Kim

DeBenedetto, Marla Woodward,

Martha Sosa-Johnson, Mary

Solomon, Michelle Nguyen,

Nancy Burandt, Renee Carlos,

Sharon King, Tammis Berkheimer, 

Terri Bernstein-Sosa &

The Johnson Family

Tustin Aquatics

Playing for tournament fees

Big Blue Swim School,

Tustin Public Schools Foundation

Playing for the TPSF Teens Program

Allison Hatcher College Advising

Hope Harbor

Rip Tide Boys Home &

Sea Glass Girls Home

Playing for everyday needs

& a dining room table

Tim & Marci Salmon

The All-American Boys Chorus

Playing for scholarships

,The Exchange Club of Tustin

& some of their fans!

Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts

Playing for their Student Art Invitational

Adele & David Heuer,

Aloha Graphics & Print, Betty Carle,

Bonny Atzeff, Cynthia Walthall, 

Debbie & Mark Ewing, Eligia Nicolai, 

Erin Kociela/First Team Real Estate,

Kelly Meyers/Tustin Dance Center,

Jeff Meyers, Jennifer Moodey,

Kim DeBenedetto, Laurie

Abelove, Nettie Hershman,

Studio 17 & Tammis Berkheimer

Tustin Ranch Elementary School

PALs Club & PTO

Playing to buy a microphone & shirts

Angelica Fernandez, Athenea Soria, 

Chris Uribe, Dennis Harkless,

Emily Garcia, Gene Micco,

Jodi Ristrom, Kelly Gagne

Kerry Shynn, Linda Chaplin

Marissa Cadiz, Matt Andrea

Megan Greenberg, Rodrigo,

Galvan, Ryan Bell, Shana Coleman,

The Brakkes, The Thatchers, Trey Blue

& More!

Kiwanis Club of Tustin

Playing to support kids in the TUSD

Donald Berkheimer CPA

The Salvation Army &

Kids Music Program

Playing for their Thursday Night Kids Program

Members of the SATR Church

Tustin Area Historical Society

Playing for Museum enhancements Beatty

Tustin Teens in Action

Playing for afterschool activities,

The Exchange Club of Tustin

LEAP Learning Center

Raising funds for their after-school reading program

Armenta-Eversole Family,

Beverly Bailey, Jim Fent

& Sally Parkin

THS Dance Team

Playing for competition costs Beatty

Richard Nelson Red Hill Winery

Tustin Area

Man & Woman of the Year

Playing for the annual Awards Event

Patricia Machado & Richard Nelson

2019 Woman & Man of the Year

VIllage of Hope

& Veterans Outpost

Playing to support their programs

Miss Tustin Scholarship Program

& Mr. Tustin

Raising funds for scholarships

Donna Peery, Michele Markus, Sona Karun,

& Tammis Berkheimer

THS Girls Soccer

Playing for equipment & fees

Richard Nelson Red Hill Winery

Tustin Area Senior Center

Playing for monthly Ballroom Dances

Richard Nelson Red Hill Winery

Voices of Tustin

Playing for a new sound system

Bettina Mohr, Charlotte Morner,

Donna Peery, Erika Harrison, Hema

Modi, Joanne Bollin, Jenny Jordan,

Jennifer Nogales, Karin &

Kris Scheussler, Kathy

Fleming/South Coast Helicopters

Kristy Schroppel, Linda Stokes,

Lorri Trotter, Nancy Ward,

Stephanie Chiavatti, Studio 17 Salon,

The Print Chef &

Vanessa Van Nieuwenhuysun

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