Project 150 benefits from the Game Show Boot Camp

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LAS VEGAS — Project 150, a local nonprofit organization that provides homeless, displaced and underprivileged high school students with free basic necessities, will be the beneficiary of the Game Show Boot Camp from August 19-21. “DANGER!” Contestant coordinators will also be holding special auditions for its 39th season as “America’s Favorite Quiz Show” this fall on Sunday, August 21. The Game Show Boot Camp is 48 hours of workshops and advanced training for anyone who wants to learn from the best how to on their favorite show and win.

“We are thrilled that ‘JEOPARDY!’ staff will be on hand to audition campers for the show,” said Kelli Kristo, Executive Director of Project 150, “Campers can take audition tips on Friday and Saturday, then use it immediately on Sunday for their audition It’s another wonderful feature of what’s shaping up to be a very fun weekend. The highlight of training camp will be Saturday night’s “Titan Throwdown,” an in-person game show where the best participants from the training camp will face off against game show champions including Brad Rutter, who sits atop the show. list of all time wins with $4,938,436, James Holzhauer who holds the single-game winnings record with $131,127, and Amy Schneider, who ended a spectacular 40-game winning streak earlier this year, placing her second (behind Ken Jennings) in consecutive games won, for prizes and bragging rights.

For more details on the training camp and “JEOPARDY!” registration and auditions, contact If you are interested in trying JEOPARDY!, you must take the quiz before July 22 –

To purchase tickets for the Titan Throwdown, benefiting Project 150, visit Tickets are $100 and include live viewing of the event, photographs and an autograph session.

About Project 150 Project 150 is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization, founded in December 2011 by local businessmen Don Purdue and Patrick Spargur. The two heard about 150 homeless high school students from Rancho High School in Las Vegas who needed support over the Christmas break. Since then, Project 150 has grown and now serves more than 5,900 homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged enrolled and unenrolled high school students at more than 75 high schools across Southern Nevada. Project 150 provides these students with free food, clothing, school supplies, sports equipment, shoes, scholarships, workforce preparation and other needs so that they can continue their studies and succeed in life. Visit Project 150 on