The Fremont Police and Fremont Fire Departments will face off at the Battle of the Badges charity basketball game, to benefit Special Olympics Northern California on May 20, 2017, at Washington High School. The doors open and the event will begin at 5:00 pm, with an intramural pre-game basketball competition between City of Fremont employees from several different departments. Tip-off for the main event between police and fire will take place at 6:00 pm. During the first three quarters of the Battle of the Badges face-off, Police and Fire teams will include competitive Special Olympic players. All proceeds will be given directly to Special Olympics of Northern California.