The 2013 W.M. Jordan Company Duke Club Scholarship Auction will be held Friday, October 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bridgeforth Stadium Club in Harrisonburg. This signature event of the JMU Duke Club will include both silent and live auction items, hors d'oeuvres, open bar, and appearances by JMU coaches and student-athletes. Last year, the Scholarship Auction raised $45,000 in support of Student-Athlete scholarships and the general operating budget.
There will be six live auction items throughout the evening. The first three items spotlighted are a JMU Men's Basketball VIP Experience, your own private football suite for one game, and a Beach Home Package!
Auction Item Spotlight #1 -- Men's Basketball VIP Experience
Experience what it is like to be part of the team on the road! Travel with the Men’s Basketball Dukes on Friday, November 8th as the defending CAA Champions take-on UVA in Charlottesville, Virginia. This package includes joining the team for their afternoon shoot-around, the pre-game meal, and pre-game video. At game time, you will sit on the bench with the team until the final buzzer!
Starting Bid: $2,000
Auction Item Spotlight #2 – East Side Hospitality Football Suite
Don’t miss out on this one-time chance to bring friends and family to your own personal suite for the last regularly scheduled home football game of the 2013 season! Set for Saturday, November 16th vs. Stony Brook, your party will have private access to the East Side Hospitality Suite, located above the east side bleachers behind sections 4 and 5.
This is an amazing opportunity to watch the Dukes of JMU kick-off a new Colonial Athletic Association rivalry in our first conference game against the Seawolves. The suite package includes tickets and seating for 30 and 10 parking passes. The suite will open 2 hours prior to kick-off and will conclude 1 hour post-game.
This package also includes a complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverage menu, provided by the renowned catering team of JMU Dining Services, ranked #2 in the nation for Best Campus Food by the Princeton Review.
Alcohol may be purchased through JMU Dining Services at the winning bidder’s discretion.
Starting Bid: $3,000
Auction Item Spotlight #3 – Beach Home Package
Enjoy this exclusive opportunity for a week-long stay at your own private residence at Bald Head Island, just 30 minutes from the beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina!
This amazing, privately-owned beach house sleeps 8 and shows views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Cape Fear River and the Oak Island Lighthouse. Relax on one of two screened porches, the downstairs family room, or enjoy the upstairs family room with a view of the water. There is a master suite on the main level and two bedrooms upstairs which share a bathroom. There is a gourmet kitchen with Dacor refrigerator and Jenn-Air induction cooktop. A six seat Tomerline Golf Cart is included for use during your week in paradise.
In addition to the beach home, this package includes the use of a social membership at the Bald Head Island Club for the week. The Bald Head Island Club has tennis, golf, pool and fine dining.
Access to the island is by a 15 minute ferry from Southport, NC. There are no cars on Bald Head Island and you will have the use of a golf cart during your stay. Steve and Alice Brown will provide all of the details you need to make this a great week, available in July or August of 2014.
Airfare is not included in the package.
Starting Bid: $3,000
RSVP online or call (540) 568-3853 to reserve your spot today. Admission for Duke Club members is $25 per single or $45 per couple. Admission for non-Duke Club members is $40 per single and $70 per couple.
The W.M. Jordan Company Duke Club Scholarship Auction is set for the Friday before the Dukes take on Richmond at Bridgeforth Stadium with a kickoff set for 3:30pm. Order your football gameday tickets and spend an exciting weekend in Harrisonburg with JMU Athletics!