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 seven live auction items throughout the evening. For a listing of the first three spotlight items, click here! The final four live items spotlighted are a Game Watch Party with the President, PGA Tour Package, New Orleans Package, and Redskins Season Ticket Package.
Auction Item Spotlight #4 – Game Watch Party with the President
Join President Jon Alger, Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne, and their families for a football game watch party at the home of the President. On Saturday, November 9th, the Dukes go on the road to face the University of New Hampshire. President Alger will open his home to six guests for a viewing of the game on NBC Sports Network. These guests will be invited to the Alger home beginning at 12:00pm and will be treated to a fully catered meal, prepared by Chef Tassie Pippert and JMU Special Events Catering. The Dukes will kickoff at 12:30pm, and guests are invited to stay for the duration of the game.
Starting Bid: $2,000
Auction Item Spotlight #5 – PGA Tour Package
This rare and elite package contains a golf foursome (including carts and forecaddie) at The Players Stadium Course of TPC Sawgrass and a golf foursome (including carts) at Dye’s Valley of TPC Sawgrass. Offer is valid from December 3, 2013 – February 14, 2014 and July 5, 2014 – September 18, 2014, subject to availability.
Starting Bid: $1,000
Auction Item Spotlight #6 New Orleans Package
Looking for the perfect holiday get-away this winter season? Head down to New Orleans for a week-long stay at the Quarter House, December 14th – 21st, 2013. Located in the heart of the French Quarter, this exclusive two-bedroom timeshare is within walking distance of Bourbon Street, the French Market, and Canal Street. During your sojourn, enjoy a complimentary evening for two at Snug Harbor, New Orleans’ Premier Jazz Club. Included in this package is a $250 Airline voucher.
Starting Bid: $1,500
Auction Item Spotlight #7 - Redskins Season Ticket Package
Don’t miss out on this unprecedented offer for two (2) Premium Club Seats on the 50-yard line for the entire 2014-2015 Washington Redskins full season! Join the Premium Club and enjoy comfort and style every time you come to FedExField. On the Club Level, you will have an oversized seat with a cup-holder, in-seat waiter/waitress service, and the best views of the game from the golf ring of seats on the mezzanine level of the stadium. The luxurious Club level Concourse is an entirely enclosed atrium encircling FedExField and includes two restaurants, four bars, a cigar bar, and hundreds of overstuffed leather chairs and sofas. With more than 100 flat-screen televisions and an exclusive Rock-n-Roll 5th Quarter post-game party on the club terrace, these Redskins Club Seats are your ticket to an all-access entertainment pass! Also included in this package is a full-season Orange Lot parking pass.
Starting Bid: $5,500
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!