LAKE CHARLES – The McNeese Cowboy Basketball program will host its annual Tip-Off Auction and Celebration on Thursday, September 30 at the L’auberge Event Center.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with a silent auction. Dinner will be served at 6:30 followed by a McNeese Basketball presentation at 7. At 7:45, a live auction will begin then at 8:30, the popular band, The Flamethrowers, will close out the evening with a performance.
Tickets for the basketball program’s primary fundraiser will be $100 per seat. Table sponsorships are available for $1,000 which includes one table for 8-10 guests and company recognition on the table. Corporate sponsorship is $2,500 includes two tables for 8-10 guests each table (16-20 guests total) and company logo displayed throughout the event and an Elite Sponsorship is available for $5,000 which includes three tables of 8-10 guests per table (24-30 guests total) with company logo included on all promotional items as well as prominently displayed at the event and on all tables.
Some of the items up for auction include:
• Signed sports memorabilia including jerseys by Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Tom Brady, Larry Bird.
• Footballs signed by Patrick Mahomes.
• Signed collectibles including rock star guitars, Star Wars themed pieces, Marvel comic items, and more.
• Private plane and courtside seats to a New Orleans Pelicans game.
• VIP experiences and trips with McNeese Basketball.
• Custom made golf cart.
• LSU sporting event package.
• McNeese themed dinners.
• Hunting and fishing packages.
• Dining experiences at some of the most exclusive venues in Lake Charles.
• Chartered fishing trips.
• Guided hunts.
• Florida condo getaway.
• Spa packages.
• Craft goods.
And much more.
For more information or to purchase tickets or sponsorships, or to donate an auction item, contact assistant coach Thomas Gray at 601-467-3826 or by email at email@example.com.