Sept. 16, 2011
Laramie, Wyo. -
The Cowboy Joe Club, the University of Wyoming's athletic fundraising arm, announced today that the 25th Annual Cowboy Joe Club Auction, presented by Infinity Power and Controls is officially a sell-out, with 600 Wyoming fans attending.
All Wyoming fans were invited to attend the 25th Annual Cowboy Joe Club Auction presented by Infinity Power and Controls, to be held Friday, Sept. 23 in Cheyenne at Little America's Grand Ballroom. The auction will feature: live auction; silent auction; dinner; complimentary bar; the Voice of the Cowboys - Dave Walsh as emcee; the Madden Brothers as auctioneers; as well as appearances by Wyoming Student-Athletes and Coaches.
Popular items that will be available for bid include: Tickets to the 2012 Kentucky Derby; 2012 Polaris Ranger 500 ESI 4x4; Luxury Vacation to the Bahamas; Youth Football Clinic for 20 in the War with UW Standouts & Current NFL Players: John Wendling and Chris Prosinski; NASCAR Experience for Four at Phoenix's Kolbalt Tools 500; Fire the Cannon at War Memorial Stadium Experience; Sideline Passes for the Nebraska at Wyoming Game the Next Day; Dinner with the Christensen's, Shyatt's, Legerski's , Burman's, and Buchanan's in the Wildcatter Club; Trip to the 2012 NFL Pro Bowl with a Four Night Stay in Hawaii; Pheasant Hunting Experience for Two at the World's First Beretta Trident-rated Lodge & Personalized Berretta Xplor Shotgun; Lasik Eye Surgery; Colorado Rockies Party for 20 Package; Trips with Wyoming Football and Wyoming Men's Basketball; Be on the Sidelines for Wyoming Football at Texas 2012; Baseball Clinic for Five Youth with MLB Veterans George Frazier and Jeff Huson; and more than 250 silent auction packages and more than 30 live auction packages. A complete listing of auction items is available by visiting the Cowboy Joe Club page at CowboyJoeClub.com.
This year's auction, chaired by Mark Depew of Cheyenne, will be sponsored by Infinity Power and Controls of Rock Springs. Last year's auction, also chaired by Depew, raised more than $300,000 toward Wyoming student-athlete scholarships and resources. This year the auction committee has established a goal of earning $325,000 in this one evening event.