Saccomaniacs Agriculture for Autism Golf Tournament & Tradeshow

#agricultureforautism - official hashtag  

Watch Video with Founder PAFN, Sergio Cocchia, the journey to the new Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) Centre, open in Richmond BC

Steve & Antoinette Saccomano, of Chilliwack BC, with their family, started a golf tournament in 2009, to raise funds for autism support. To date over $280,000 has been raised.

2018 GOAL: to surpass the $350,000.00 mark!

Through personal experience, Steve and Antoinette know full well the struggles that individuals and families with autism experience in accessing services and support, and are committed to continue to raise money, awareness and education for the benefit of other families.

What started as a small family golf tournament is now a tradeshow and tournament, hosted on two golf courses, with over 200 attendees and 50 volunteers. The day includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring Fraser Valley products, food and beverages. The tradeshow has 30 booths, hosted by local business people from the agriculture, real estate and banking industries.

This culinary event has something for everyone: 


The Plateau golf course for the golfer who plays often, and the Academy course, a course that has 10 par 3's and 8 par 4s, making it perfect for the golfer who doesn't play a lot (although, seasoned golfers have found this course a great test for the irons!).

All funds raised are donated to the registered Canadian Charity, Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN).

PAFN opened in November of 2016, in Richmond BC, and serves families and children living with autism spectrum disorder across the province of British Columbia. The Saccomano Lifeskills Learning Classroom is in place.  

Funds raised from 2017 forward will be used to open a spoke office in the Fraser Valley. The goal is to raise $250,000.00 to open the office. Once open the Saccomaniacs Agriculture for Autism tournament will continue to raise funds to support the Fraser Valley office.

You are invited to register and attend The Saccomano Agriculture for Autism Tournament & Tradeshow.



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