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VK Basketball would not be possible without the help of our generous sponsors. We have teamed up with community driven companies that believe in the importance of sport, and teaching youth the value of excellence, hard work, and dedication. Meet the amazing companies behind VK Basketball.


Founding and Presenting Sponsors

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Water Street by the Park is a three-tower condo development built in the heart of downtown Kelowna. The enhanced world-class amenities package available to all residents helps complement the active Kelowna lifestyle while featuring panoramic views of the city, valley, and lake. When you’re a short stroll away from the adventure-filled Okanagan Lake, an award-winning bakery, cafes, restaurants and more, it’s easy to love where you live. To learn more, click here.


Water Street by the Park is proud to sponsor VK Basketball by helping remove the financial barriers of organized sport. By doing so, athletes will be able to focus on training, traveling, and competing at an elite level and experience the lessons and rewards of hard work, dedication, and excellence. The impact of this program is unquestionable for the youths of Greater Vancouver.

Venue Kings is a ticket broker that specializes in premium ticket inventory for events across North America. Venue Kings was founded in 2009 on the heels of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, by Anthony Beyrouti. Now has grown into one of the largest ticket broker companies in North America.


Venue Kings strives to help fans attend their favorite sporting events, concerts, and live performances. We offer a variety of tickets to MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL, MLS, CFL, Concerts, Theater, and other Sports. We give fans the opportunity to visit leading venues and see the biggest acts, and teams play in some of the best stadiums in North America, and we are currently expanding into new markets. We take pride in our customer service, and with a 100% Buyer Guarantee, one of the best in the industry, we allow fans to enjoy the event and not worry about the extras. Check out for more details.

Founding Sponsors

Ralph Maglieri has lived on the North Shore and is familiar with the different communities. Since 1997, he has been active as a member of the St. Cristina Italian Association, which he has held the positions of Vice-President, Secretary and Public Relations. In real estate, a great deal of his time is spent with first-time buyers: “I enjoy placing young families into their first home and having them trust me pointing them in the right direction in one of the most important decisions in their lives.” In 2002, 2003 and 2005 Ralph was voted by the readers of the North Shore News as one of the most-favourite Realtors locally. Ralph has been successful mainly because of his hard work, knowledge of the market place and treating his clients the way he would like to be treated; with respect and integrity. “90% of my business is credited to my past client referrals. This is the best compliment I can receive. They were satisfied with my work ethic and trust me in referring family and friends.” Ralph extends his personal guarantee that when you are in business of buying or selling your home, that you will receive the utmost professionalism, and that the marketing of your home will be second to none. No one will work harder or more efficiently than him. Guaranteed! Learn more about Ralph at

Jimmy created and operates Jet Sportswear providing quality sport apparel. He is based out of North Vancouver and is a proud supporter of VK Basketball and the program. 

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