The 2012 Signs USA Duke Club Scholarship Auction will be held Friday, October 26 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, cash bar, and appearances by JMU coaches and student-athletes. Last year, the Scholarship Auction raised $45,000.
The first two items spotlighted are a JMU Men's Basketball VIP Experience and a vacation at the White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, Arizona.
Auction Item Spotlight #1 -- Men's Basketball VIP Experience
This package allows you and a friend to go behind the scenes with JMU Men's Basketball like you never thought you could. Experience what it is like to be part of the team for a home game AND on the road. Join the team on Saturday, December 8th when an old rivalry is renewed with Universityof Richmond, at the JMU Convocation Center. You will be able to join the team for their afternoon shoot-around, the pre-game meal, and pre-game video. At game time, join the team on the bench and in the locker room for the entirety of the game. You cannot get any closer.
In addition, you and a friend will join the team on the road, and do all of those things and more. Travel to George Mason on Tuesday, January 15th for a road game experience. In addition to the pre-game activities, locker room, and team bench seating, you will be invited to ride the team bus and stay at their hotel.
Saturday, December 8th vs. Richmond (JMU Convocation Center) AND Tuesday, January 15th @ George Mason
Starting bid $1,000
Auction Item Spotlight #2 -- White Stallion Ranch Package
The White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, Arizona is great couple's getaway and is available for any season. This package includes a one-week stay, three meals a day, and horseback rides of every variety. Many other ranch activities and on-site sporting activities are also included. Visitors will also have access to the ranch spa, restaurant/bar, and nearby championship golf.
The White Stallion Ranch has been featured in fifteen films, as well as dozens of commercials and television programs. Airfare is not included in this package.
Starting Bid: $1,250
Please RSVP online or call (540) 568-3853 to reserve your spot today. Admission is $35 per single or $65 per couple. Duke Club members will receive a $15 bidding credit.
The Signs USA Duke Club Scholarship Auction is set for the Friday before JMU's Homecoming football game. The Dukes take on Georgia State at Bridgeforth Stadium with a kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. Order your tickets and spend Homecoming weekend in Harrisonburg with JMU Athletics!