2016 Blondes vs Brunettes – Santa Barbara, CA

26 Jul

Description of July 15, 2016 Show

Topic for Tonight:  2016 Blondes vs. Brunettes – Santa Barbara, CA

Flag Football Game Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s disease and future league for women’s flag football

Host: Diane Beruldsen

Guests: Ashley Davis, Kirstin Hess – Captain, Shawn Banks – Coach

Length of show: 24.: 27

Blondes vs. Brunettes Competition to raise money for Alzheimer’s Association

Their big game is on July 23, 2016

Last year the Blondes and Brunettes from Santa Barbara, CA raised $86,000 and this year they raise the bar even higher hoping to raise $100,00!

Speaking with Kirstin Hess, captain of the team:

Kirstin explains about the team and event.

They begin recruiting in March for their July 23 game. They search other sports leagues, flier up all over town to find their future flag football players.

Speaking with Ashley Davis – Player:

The women come together for the event, however they have formed friendships off the field as well.

What happens if any Blonde player should dye her hair? Will this group turn into a league? We know for sure that blondes definitely have more fun.

Shawn Banks – head coach:

Assures us there will be a new league for women’s flag football in Santa Barbara. He describes the rules, the Blondes vs. Brunettes history and shares some inside information about the team. Who will win the big game on July 23? Shawn’s affirms it will be the Blondes.

2016 Blondes vs. Brunettes – Santa Barbara, CA



Welcome to Rival, where two teams of women divided to reflect rivalries such as East vs. West or Blondes vs. Brunettes compete in a flag football game to inspire fundraising, awareness and action in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. 

Looking to get involved? We need dedicated players, but we also need coaches and volunteers. Want to cheer from the crowd? Donate to one of our players and you can receive admission to the game. It’s time to pick a side! Together, we can tackle Alzheimer’s.

Date & Time:

Saturday July 23, 2016 11am Tailgate opens & 12:30pm Kickoff

Location: Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, 3300 Via Real Carpentaria, CA 93013

Final Score for the July 23, 2016 game: Blondes 18 vs. Brunettes 6

and $72,000, was raised for Alzheimer’s Disease, and they raised more than previous year.

Click HERE to listen to the show!

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