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14th Annual Phil George Blue & Gold Dinner and Auction Presented by Crockett National Bank

The 14th annual Phil George Blue & Gold Dinner and Auction presented by Crockett National Bank is coming up! Friday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. will be an exciting evening for the Ram Family. The Blue & Gold Auction is our biggest Ram Club Fundraiser, benefiting student-athletes by providing funding for scholarships, enrichment and recruiting for Angelo State Athletics. This is your chance to meet ASU coaches and many of our outstanding student-athletes.

The Blue & Gold Auction is a night to remember that starts with a silent auction, followed by dinner and an exciting live auction. With all the new experiences and items up for bid, this year’s live auction will not disappoint!

Live Auction Items

  • Mayer Press Box Suite Experience, Item #01

    Enjoy Angelo State Ram Football from the comfort of a suite in the brand new Mayer Press Box as the Rams take on the Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds on Saturday, Nov. 3. You’ll get the inside scoop with access to the field and locker room. Begin the evening on center field for the coin toss! (Suite to accommodate up to 10 people.)

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Mickey and Renee Long, ASU Alumni and Angelo State Athletics

  • Texas-Sized Hall Tree by Dr. Don Topliff, Item #02

    Handmade by our own provost and vice president, Dr. Don Topliff, this Texas sized hall tree is one of a kind! The center pole is Hill Country Cedar. The antlers around it are extremely rare and come from White-Lipped Deer, native to China, found on the Harkey Ranch, south of Christoval. Fewer than 150 of this breed exist in the United States, and the Harkey Ranch maintains the largest herd of White-Lipped deer in North America. These sheds are the first ever released from the ranch for this unique piece only. The tree is topped with antique railroad spikes retrieved from the Rock Island rail line in Western Kansas in the 1960s.

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Dr. Don Topliff, Angelo State University Provost and Vice President

  • Two Nights at the Exclusive Boot Ranch, Item #03

    Boot Ranch in Fredericksburg is an artful expression of luxurious Texas ranch style living. Relax during a two-night stay for four couples and enjoy a round of golf for four on a course the Dallas Morning News recently ranked No. 8 in the state. Selective dates apply. Make reservations by Dec. 31, 2018. Trip may occur through 2019.

    Value: $3,400
    Donor: Clark Pfluger, ASU Alumnus

  • Blue & Gold Dinner Ring by Todd Kolls, Item #04

    This jewelry just “rings” ASU. In this stunning custom designed ring, Kolls Diamond and Design combined the sparkle of a 14K yellow gold band with five matching true blue sapphires. An elegant statement of ASU blue and gold.

    Value: $3,600
    Donor: Kolls Diamond & Design

  • Whitetail Buck Hunt, Item #05

    Mayer Ranch

    Enjoy a two-day whitetail buck and predator hunt on the Mayer Ranch outside Barnhart, Texas. The hunt is an all-inclusive three-night stay with meals at the ranch’s lodge, hosted by John and Richard Mayer. A shoulder mount of your whitetail trophy is also included.

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Richard Mayer and John Mayer, J’s Deer & Wild Game Processing & Taxidermists

  • Lajitas Golf Getaway, Item #06

    Four people will enjoy a getaway at the edge of Texas where you’ll find a premier 18-hole golf course and beautiful resort. The Lajitas Golf Resort features “Black Jack’s Crossing”, designed by PGA Hall of Fame golfer, Lanny Wadkins. Enjoy two deluxe rooms for two nights and four rounds of golf. Certificate expires on August 10, 2019. Blackout dates apply. lajitasgolfresort.com.

    Value: $1,600
    Donor: Lajitas Golf Resort

  • San Angelo Rodeo Package, Item #07

    Next February, get your M.L. Leddy’s custom boots on and head out to Foster Communications Coliseum for one of the biggest and best rodeo events in Texas. Your package includes:

    • 12 tickets to opening rodeo performance, Friday night, Feb. 1
    • 6 tickets to Saturday night, Feb. 9, performance
    • 4 tickets to Cinch Chute Out, Feb. 16
    • $1,500 Gift Certificate to ML Leddy for Custom Made Boots
    Value: $2,000
    Donor: San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo Association and ML Leddy’s

  • Dallas Cowboys Game, Item #08

    Tickets for two to watch America’s team take on the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Sept. 30. Join the Mayer Family and a member of the Ram Fam on a King Air for same-day travel and enjoy the game in club seats on the 30-yard line.

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: The Mayer Family

  • Royal Caribbean Cruise, Item #09

    Plan your Caribbean getaway for two after winning the bid for a 6- or 8-night cruise. Your cruise includes dining at numerous venues, world-class entertainment, thrilling activities, stops at several incredible destinations and Royal Caribbean’s award-winning personalized and friendly service. Special terms: Applicable to an inside cabin. Does not include taxes, fees or standard recommended gratuities. Cabin selection and length of the cruise can be upgraded for a fee. The certificate must be used within two years of the issue datewww.facebook.com/principaltravl/

    Value: $1,000
    Donor: Brandi Vincent - Principal Travel, ASU Alumnus

  • Noble McClintock Orthodontics “Smile” Package, Item #10

    Treat yourself to a gorgeous new smile with a treatment package from Noble McClintock Orthodontics. Package includes: new patient exam, diagnostic records, consultation and orthodontic treatment. (Any outside detail work or oral surgery not included. Package must be used within the next three years).

    Value: $7,500
    Donor: Noble McClintock Orthodontics

  • One Week Family Vacation in Colorado, Item #11

    Almont, Colorado

    Between Gunnison and Crested Butte, Almont offers everything needed for the perfect family getaway! Enjoy white water rafting, lure or fly fishing, horseback riding, and Jeep tours. Relax in a two-story log cabin with a view off the patio of mountains and wildlife. The cabin includes a fully equipped kitchen and sleeps up to 12 with four bedrooms and 3 ½ baths. The stay is available for one week (Sunday through Saturday) of your choice in June 2019.

    Value: $3,000
    Donor: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mayer

  • Leave a Legacy: Endowed Scholarship, Item #12

    The best gift is one that continues beyond your lifetime and makes it possible for students to achieve their educational goals. Your gift will create an endowment that produces an annual scholarship in perpetuity for deserving student-athletes. Even better, our generous title sponsor, Crockett National Bank, will be providing matching funds for your gift.

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: You

  • Alaska Fishing Trip, Item #13

    Two anglers will travel to Seattle then on to Sitka, Alaska, for salmon and halibut fishing with three Angelo State alumni. Enjoy luxury accommodations in Seattle before flying to Sitka for three days of the best in Alaskan fishing from Reel Class Charters. Airfare from Seattle to Sitka and hotel included. Trip to happen July – Aug. 2019.

    Value: $5,000
    Donor: Mike Millegan, Jeff Brennan, and Scott Lancaster

  • Helicopter Hog Hunt, Item #14

    The Sefcik Ranch south of Bronte is the destination for this extreme two-hour helicopter hog hunt for two hunters. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Service, there is currently an estimated population in excess of 1.5 million feral hogs in the state. Rifle and ammunition not provided.

    Value: $2,500
    Donor: Sefcik Ranch and Dr. Glenn M. Ihde

  • A Week in Costa Rica, Item #15

    Enjoy the best of Costa Rica golf & beach resort living in this exquisite condo with a view of the Pacific Ocean and an award-winning PGA golf course. The beautiful double-sized balcony also overlooks a lush tropical forest. This luxurious three-bedroom, two-bath condo that sleeps six is located within the prestigious Westin and Reserva Conchal Beach, Spa and Golf Resort. Airfare and golf at winning bidder’s expense.

    Value: $3,000
    Donor: Basil & Sharanda El Masri

  • Artful Wine Barrel Table, Item #16

    Drex & Nancy Vincent at the Christoval Winery are donating a custom hand finished and painted wine barrel by artist Presley Rumsey. Mounted on casters for ease of movement, it has a granite top from Vaughn’s Custom Countertops. Perfect for patio or inside your home. You won’t find another like it anywhere!

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Christoval Vineyards and Winery

  • Two-Night Stay at the Beautiful Harkey Ranch, Item #17

    Enjoy a two night stay for 10 guests at the beautiful Harkey Ranch. The spacious lodge has gorgeous views and a swimming pool. You’ll be treated to an exotic game tour featuring over 30 different species. To top it off, Susan Ball with City Café and Bakery will spoil you with a five-course plated dinner.

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Chase and Jamie Akin, Susan Ball, City Café & Bakery

  • Week-Long Dove Hunt for Two, Item #18

    (September 1 – 8, Opening Week)

    Two lucky hunters can catch the opening week of dove season at the LeGrand Headwaters Ranch, just a 10-minute drive from the Angelo State campus. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the great outdoors and experience West Texas’ favorite sport

    Value: $1,000
    Donor: LHR Adventures LLC

  • Two-Night Package at the La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe, NM, Item #19

    Spend two nights at the historic La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe. The owners are dedicated to the hotel’s rich legacy of gracious hospitality amid extraordinary surroundings, maintaining La Fonda’s position as a prized national treasure. Included is a $200 gift certificate to The Bull Ring Prime Steakhouse.

    Value: $1,200
    Donor: Mike and Julie Miller

  • Vintage Zuni Needlepoint Style Squash Blossom, Item #20

    A traditional Native American Design, this vintage sterling silver and turquoise squash blossom is a great addition to any jewelry collection. www.vaquerastyle.com.

    Value: $1,650
    Donor: Vaquera – Lindsay Cranek, ASU Alumnus

  • Pronghorn Antelope Hunt, Item #21

    Two hunters will enjoy a Pronghorn Antelope hunt in rugged Roosevelt County, NM during any three days between Oct. 6 – 21, 2018. Buyer(s) can ask for pre-hunt scouting and a guide for the hunt, if desired. One mature buck per hunter, taken with any legal weapon, is allowed. Buyer(s) must purchase a license at www.wildlife.state.nm.us. (Antelope Hunt Permit-Unit 32, Two Tags).

    Value: $3,000
    Donor: Pat and Cindy Boone

  • Dinner at Angelo State University’s Tippett House with ASU President Brian J. May and his lovely wife, Patti, Item #22

    President Brian J. and Patti May invite you and 7 friends for dinner at the beautiful Tippett House, the official home of Angelo State University presidents and their families since 1971.

    Value: Priceless
    Donor: Dr. Brian J. May, Angelo State University President