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12th Annual Phil George Blue & Gold Dinner and Auction

Phil George Blue and Gold Auction - Angelo State University

The Blue and Gold Auction is the premier fundraiser for the Ram Club, which benefits student-athletes and athletic programs at Angelo State University. 

Thank you for your continued support as a member of the extended Ram Family! We look forward to seeing you in the stands during the 2016-17 athletic season and we challenge you to “Raise Your Voice!” wherever Rams and Rambelles are competing.

For ticket or event information, please call the ASU Development Office at 325-942-2116. And don’t forget to post your own photos during the event with the hashtag #bluegoldauction.

Auction Items

  • Fly AirMed1 – The Only Way to Deliver a Game Ball, Item #130

    Pull on a headset and strap in for a ride with the friendly crew of Shannon Medical Center’s AirMed1 helicopter. Take off from the helipad at the hospital and discover an exhilarating view of San Angelo. Become the third “civilian” to land at LeGrand Stadium at 1st Community Credit Union Field and deliver the game ball for the season’s opening football game. Roscoe will be waiting for you!

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Shannon Medical Center

  • Whitetail Management Buck Hunt, Item #136

    Mayer Ranch

    This is a two-day whitetail management buck hunt on the Mayer Ranch near Barnhart. Includes three-night stay on the ranch’s newly constructed lodge, hosted by John and Richard Mayer. This hunt is for a management buck, with the option of upgrading to a trophy buck for an additional fee. The hunt is all-inclusive with meals and personal guide, John Mayer. You might have a chance to take a couple of does depending upon availability, plus any predators spotted during the hunt. 

    Value: $2,500
    Donor: John Mayer and Richard Mayer
    Minimum bid: $500

  • Henry Golden Boy Rifle 22 Magnum, Item #137

    You don’t want to miss this masterpiece of fine crafted gun smithing. Any shooting enthusiast will be impressed with the excellent fit, finish and overall visually elegant design. The Golden Boy rifle’s awesome 20-inch blue octagonal barrel, American walnut stock brass butt plate and gleaming Brasslite receiver will transport you back to the wild and woolly days of America’s Old West, when Benjamin Tyler Henry designed the original Henry level action rifle. 

    Value: $500
    Donor: Dr. Brian J. May
    Minimum bid: $500

  • Seattle Seahawks VIP Experience, Item #138

    Enjoy two 45 yard line Club seats at the Seahawks verses Buffalo Bills game in the Delta Sky 360° Club Level at CenturyLink Field on Monday, Nov. 7. Experience the best seating, premium video options, fresh Northwest inspired food and premium beverage selections in an atmosphere that takes you back to rich traditions in Seahawks history. The Monday night football game will be on national TV and a great way to witness the 12th man atmosphere and tradition. Package includes a parking pass and overnight accommodations for two nights.

    Value: $3000
    Donor: Mike Millegan
    Minimum bid: $1000

  • Week-Long Dove Hunt for Two, Item #140

    (Including opening weekend)

    Two can catch the opening week of dove season at the LeGrand Headwaters Ranch, just a 10-minute drive from the Angelo State campus. For experienced or new hunters, don’t miss this opportunity to explore the great outdoors and experience one of West Texas’ popular sports.

    Value: $500
    Donor: LHR Adventures LLC

  • Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two, Item #141

    Experience the thrill of Texas ballooning right here in San Angelo. ASU alumnus and pilot Lucas Heartsill will show you and a guest a breathtaking, one-of-a-kind view of the San Angelo area. You will lift off from the ASU campus and float above the skyline for an hour. (Good for one year from auction date.)

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Lucas Heartsill

  • Dinner at Angelo State University’s Tippett House with ASU President Brian J. May and his lovely wife, Patti, Item #142

    President Brian J. and Patti May invite you for dinner at the beautiful Tippett House, the official home of Angelo State University presidents and their families since 1971. Victor P. and Ergeal Tippett deeded their home to ASU in 1970, indicating the home was given “in admiration for the educational standards” of ASU. The idea for the gift came about during the Tippetts’ long friendship with former President and Mrs. R.M. Cavness. Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd D. Vincent were the first ASU president’s family to occupy the home.

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Dr. Brian J. May

  • A “Suite Deal” for Texas Tech Football Fans, Item #143

    Watch Texas Tech football in great company and in style from Chancellor Robert Duncan’s suite. Package includes four suite tickets to your choice of any 2016 Texas Tech Red Raider Football Game excluding the TTU vs. University of Texas game on Nov. 5, 2016. Includes parking pass.

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Texas Tech University System

  • Two Nights at Luxurious Boot Ranch, Item #146

    Tucked away deep in the heart of the Texas hill country sits an idyllic golf community like no other. Boot Ranch in Fredericksburg is an artful expression of luxurious Texas ranch style living. Relax during a two night stay for four couples in one of the property’s finest Sunday Houses and enjoy a round of golf. Boot Ranch Sunday Houses are the perfect destination for extended families and friends or even ideal refuge for executives looking to enjoy a peaceful stay on a championship style golf course. The course at Boot Ranch has been ranked by both the Dallas Morning News and Golf Digest.

    Value: $3000
    Donor: Clark Pfluger
    Minimum bid: $500

  • Vintage Sterling Silver Squash Blossom, Item #147

    Donated by an ASU alumnus, this is a truly unique piece of jewelry. A traditional Native American Design, this vintage sterling silver and turquoise squash blossom is a great addition to any jewelry collection. 

    Value: $1,200
    Donor: Vaquera
    Minimum bid: $500

  • Dominic “Christmas from Around the World” Stocking, Item #157

    This intricately stitched stocking is made from fibers all over the world including China, Sweden, Italy and France. The original design and needlework by Dixie McCoulskey features more than a dozen types of stitches. Lots of patience, detail and Blue and Gold heart are evident in this gorgeous work. Look inside to find a four-pack of ASU athletics tickets for the 2016-17 season.

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Dr. Mack and Dixie McCoulskey

  • Pink Mother of Pearl Pendant and Earring Set, Item #181

    14k Rose Gold Pendant, 18-inch box chain

    This elegant pink Mother of Pearl pendant and earring set will add class to evening attire or be the perfect gift for a special someone. As always, Legend Jewelers comes through in style.

    Value: $1,700
    Donor: Legend Jewelers

  • ASU Custom-Made Barbecue Pit, Item #183

    This monster of a barbecue pit is seven feet long with four pullout trays. Thermometers on the doors allow you to watch your cooking temperature without opening. The upright smoker is four feet tall with five permanent trays and a thermometer on the door. The fire pit is in the center back of the barrel with a permanent natural gas insert to aid in starting a fire. Features include two natural gas burner tops, gas cylinder storage and firewood storage. The unit weighs approximately 2,400 pounds and has tandem axles and lights. Trailer pit can be customized to purchaser’s specifications. Pit barrel and smoker, firebox and wood storage stay as is, but artwork can be customized. Perfect for tailgating at Ram Jams!

    Value: $10,000
    Donor: ASU Agriculture Department

  • Pronghorn Antelope Hunt with ASU President, Item #184

    Antelope Hunt Permit-Unit 32, Roosevelt County, NM

    Travel with Dr. Brian J. May for a three-day hunt sometime during Oct. 1-16., 2016* Enjoy time away in the New Mexico landscape and some of the best conversation money can buy! Buyer can ask for pre-hunt scouting and a guide for the hunt, if desired. One mature buck, taken with any legal weapon, is allowed. Buyer must purchase a license at www.wildlife.state.nm.us. (Buyer will be provided ranch number and authorization number with which to purchase license.) Non-resident antelope license: $292. Resident license: $69.

    *ASU will coordinate schedules with the buyer and President’s Office.

    Value: $1,500
    Donor: Pat and Cindy Boone

  • Dinner for 10 at The Angry Cactus West Texas Bar and Grill, Item #184

    Five course dinner with wine pairing

    Chef Tim Condon is offering this sneak peek of the restaurant before the public opening. Wine will be chosen from the chef’s personal wine collection. (This purchase must be used before the end of August 2016.) To learn more about this new dining experience, go online to theangrycactus.com.

    Value: $2,000
    Donor: Tim Condon, Chef

  • Sturdy 16-foot Flatbed Utility Trailer, Item #185

    Built by the ASU Department of Agriculture

    If you carry four-wheelers or ATVs, you’ll want this 16-foot trailer with side and back ramps for easy loading. It is built by the ASU Ag Department, so you know it’s tough.

    Value: $4000
    Donor: ASU Ag Department
    Minimum bid: $1000

  • “Cash Crop” by Bob Callender, Item #188

    Stretched Canvas Print

    A West Texas native, Bob Callender creates his fine art prints with a combination of dramatic photography, vivid colors, and artistic touches to create new, captivating visions of the oil and gas industry. 

    Value: $500
    Donor: Bob Callender Fine Art

  • “Telling of the Legends” by Howard Terpning, Item #190

    Numbered Print

    Artist Howard Terpning depicts a holy man instructing a younger man on the legends of the Blackfeet people. Terpning captures “the mood of a sacred time, as a young man learns of this past and his future responsibilities” as dawn breaks on Chief Mountain in Montana. One of 1,250 signed and numbered prints. Howard Terpning is often referred to as one of the highest paid western artists in America.

    Value: $1,750
    Donor: Crockett National Bank

  • M.L. Leddy’s Custom Made Slick Ostrich Boots, Item #222

    M.L. Leddy’s continues to set the standard in handmade western boots. Hand built in Texas with the finest leathers and materials, decades of craftsmanship, uncompromised quality, and unsurpassed fit. These handmade boots will be designed and individually handcrafted to fit to the purchaser’s specifications by bookmakers who have been in the business since 1922. Whether you are headed to a business meeting or to the San Angelo Rodeo, you can’t go wrong with a pair of custom boots from M.L. Leddy’s. 

    Value: $1,700
    Donor: M.L. Leddy’s
    Minimum bid: $500

  • Double J Ranch Quail Hunt with Dr. Dale Rollins, Item #223

    Two lucky hunters will spend the day on the Double J Ranch in Runnels County on a fantastic hunt for bobwhite quail. Your guide will be Dr. Dale Rollins (“Dr. Quail”) and his “Better” bird dogs. Dr. Rollins has written about the Double J Ranch as an “outlier” in that it had bountiful quail when most areas did not. Last year’s hunts counted 25 to 35 coveys per day and the upcoming season looks to be a great one at this point. Jody and Steve Mayer will show you land stewardship and western hospitality at its finest. Dates to be arranged in late January or February 2017. Hunters must provide their own shotguns and ammunition and have a valid Texas hunting license.

    Value: You can’t put a price on hunting with Dr. Rollins!
    Donor: Jo Dee and Steve Mayer

  • Two Nights for Six at Cabernet Haus B&B, Item #231

    Treat yourself and five of your favorite people to a two-night stay at Cabernet Haus Bed and Breakfast next to Christoval Vineyards and Winery. This getaway includes wine tasting at the winery. The peaceful front porch with view of huge trees and grapevines is the perfect place to unwind and recharge body and spirit! Subject to availability. Visit cabernethausbandb.com.

    Value: $1,000
    Donor: Nancy and Drex Vincent

  • Trip to Las Vegas “South Point Holiday Hoops Classic”, Item #232

    with ASU men’s and women’s basketball teams

    A great weekend trip for 2 includes hotel accommodations on the Las Vegas strip and airfare. Tournament is scheduled for the weekend of Dec. 17-19.

    Value: $1750
    Donor: Angelo State University

  • Baroque Pearls 9-10 MM Designed by Todd Kolls, Item #235

    Each of these pearls makes a distinct statement with its naturally unique shape. This piece will dress up business attire or add sophistication to evening attire. Perfect addition to your accessories or a gift for a special lady

    Value: $650.00
    Donor: Todd Kolls with Kolls Diamond and Designs

  • Raging Blue and Gold Numero Seis, Item #253

    Artist Justin Blair continues a Blue and Gold Tradition with this 36- by 48-inch Canvas Tempera and Acrylic Painting. You will want to go home with the painting portraying what ASU Ram Pride is all about. 

    Value: $1,500
    Donor: Justin Blair Arts