The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, at its January 2002 Board of Managers meeting, approved Foundation Games for both volleyball and basketball in an effort to raise money for the A. Dale Lacky Scholarship and Women in Sports Conference. The foundation games are named in honor of former CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Commissioner Peter J. Saco. 


    • Date of game: August 20 or 21, 2024
    • Game time: 7:00 pm
    • List of Games (Updated: June 1, 2024)
    • Volleyball and Flag Football Foundation Game Contracts Submitted in CIF Home. 
    • Date of game: November 19 or 20, 2024
    • Game time: 7:00 pm for a single game; 6:00 pm & 7:30 pm for a doubleheader
    • List of Games (Coming Soon)
    • Basketball Foundation Game Contracts Submitted in CIF Home. 
    • Date of game: February 25 or 26, 2025
    • Game time: 7:00 pm
    • List of games (Coming Soon)
    • Volleyball Foundation Boys Game Contract Submitted in CIF Home


  • Public Address Announcement (click here to download)
  • Foundation Game Contracts - Submitted HOST School in CIF Home - (Forms)
  • Only Foundation Games may be played on the dates listed above. No other competition at any level is permitted.
  • Foundation games cannot be played on any different dates.
  • Varsity-level competition only.
  • No frosh/soph or junior varsity scrimmages or games are allowed on this day.
  • No other varsity-level scrimmages or games are allowed on this day.
  • Schools must agree to a two-year contract. Contracts are submitted by the host school in CIF Home - Forms.
  • Both participants must be Sac-Joaquin Section members. Out-of-Section play is not allowed.
  • Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students.
  • CIF playoff and press passes are to be honored.
  • Games DO NOT COUNT toward the contact limit and ARE NOT USED in consideration for playoff seeding.
  • Only players who are eligible according to CIF, league, and local school rules will be eligible to participate in Foundation Games.
  • Transfers that have been granted unlimited eligibility or a sit-out period are eligible to play. 
  • The Sac-Joaquin Section office is responsible for securing officials and paying all officials.
  • Ticket sales will be set-up by the Section Office through our digital ticketing platform GoFan. 
  • 100% of the gate receipts will be kept by the Section Office to fund student-athlete scholarships and pay officials.