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Throughout the month of March, Boys & Girls Clubs facilities in the Capital Area host our Club Madness contest. Everyone gets ten shots - 3-pts of Free Throws! Participants can shoot at a Club location during normal hours: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Mon-Fri or anywhere there is a basketball hoop. 

Participants can challenge friends to donate per shot and to try to beat the score!

See our complete FAQ below. 


See all submitted challenge videos below!



Club Madness donations may be made via our secure online platform.



Club Madness runs from Friday, March 1st through Sunday, the 31st. Winners and prizes will be announced on Friday, April 5th!

Ask your friends to donate any amount: $10, $25, $50 or more per basket. Talk with your friends first to make sure they are cool with playing. All donations, big and small, will have a huge impact.

Participants can shoot at a Clubhouse location (9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Mon-Fri), or anywhere you can find a basketball hoop. Evening sessions may be scheduled ahead of time. We recommend bringing a friend to capture the video but you may also set the phone somewhere stationery to video your shots. 

We need to clearly see every shot in the basket in one continuous video to ensure the count. No clips!

When posting to social media Use the hashtag #ClubMadness and/or tag us at @BGCCapitalArea

Questions? Please reach out to Patrick Doyle at (518) 274-3781 ext. 2001 or

Thank you and have fun!

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2024 Club Madness - Peter
2024 Club Madness - Mia
2024 Club Madness - Howie
2024 Club Madness -  Lauren
2024 Club Madness with Alicia Suarez
2024 Club Madness with Erin Napoleone
2024 Club Madness with Jimmy Bulmer
2024 Club Madness with Logan
2024 Club Madness with Dan Sullivan
2024 Club Madness with Scott
2024 Club Madness with Pat Doyle
2024 Club Madness with Doug
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Donations mean:
$25   Art supplies for a group activity 
Twenty healthy nourishing meals 
$100  One week of AfterSchool supplies
$250  Food &
supplies for 75 Teens
$500  Field trip transport for 
50 kids

Ways to Give

There are many ways to support BGCCA! Options include donating monthly, donating cryptocurrency, corporate giving, employer matching, planned giving, volunteering, and our ongoing wish list.

Visit our GIVE page to see all of the opportunities available!


Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area

BGCCA provides youth services in Albany & Rensselaer counties including UPK, AfterSchool, Summer Camp and Teens.

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