Long-running fundraiser Balls OUT Bingo is celebrating its seventh birthday tonight at The Sportsman Hotel.
Balls OUT Bingo is held every Friday night at Sporties, hosted by Brisbane drag queen Candy Surprise, as a major fundraiser for the Queensland AIDS Council.
Books to play in tonight’s anniversary game will be on sale from 7.30 pm, and the balls will drop at 8 pm.
To mark the occasion there will be a special birthday cake and an increased jackpot round to celebrate.
Balls Out Bingo is a major fundraiser for the Queensland Aids Council, and QuAC wishes to thank everyone for their amazing support over these years.
Seven years of QuAC’s Balls OUT Bingo
Balls OUT Bingo is now in its seventh year and just keeps going from strength to strength.
It currently remains the strongest fundraiser for the Queensland AIDS Council with profits from the last four years at approximately $13,000 per year.
This much-loved event has also been the recipient of the Queens Ball Award for Regular Event of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018!
Host Candy Surprise is a classic, all-around entertainer who keeps the crowd in fits of laughter all night.
This fundraiser provides much-needed funds to QuAC but also offers a fun and alternate type of entertainment for the LGBTIQ community.
Of course, Balls OUT Bingo does not stop there! We have also produced the Boys of Balls OUT Bingo Calendar three years in a row and the calendar sells out each year. Last year we sold 200 of our 2017 calendar, the most ever.
This could not be possible without the great support of our photographer, John Bortolin, who donates his time and expertise each year to bring out the best in our ball boys for the calendar.
As well as the Sporties event, Big Balls OUT Bingo is also held every three months at the Stones Corner Hotel. The next one is scheduled for October 13, and bookings are essential as it sells out. Contact Stones Corner Hotel directly to book.
The exciting news for 2018 is that Balls OUT Bingo is now available for private functions.
If you want something a little bit different to entertain your guests, get in contact with Jan Thwaites in the Brisbane office on 07 3017 1779 to discuss the possibility of booking Balls OUT Bingo for your event.
QuAC would like to sincerely thank all of our players for supporting this fundraising night, which also wouldn’t be possible without the ongoing generosity of our major sponsors and prize supporters.
Thank you all, and let’s keep putting the fun into fundraising.
Major Sponsors: The Sportsman Hotel
Major Supporters: Club 29, Gay & Lesbian Matchmaker, KLM, Queer Privilege, Scarlet, John Bortolin Photographer, 4D Events, Brisbears, BootCo, Shades of Play, Brisbane Hustlers, Brisbane Tritons and QNews Magazine
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