23rd Annual Cowboy Joe Club Auction Sells-Out, Limited Number of Standing Room Only Tickets Available

Sept. 30, 2009

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The Cowboy Joe Club, the University of Wyoming's main fundraising arm, announced Wednesday that the 23rd Annual Cowboy Joe Club Auction, presented by IGC Management is officially a sell-out, with 620 Wyoming fans attending. With a little more than a week remaining before the event, a very limited number of standing room only tickets were made available for $50 per person, which includes access to the silent and live auction, as well as complimentary bar.

Standing room only tickets may be purchased by calling the Cowboy Joe Club at 307-766-6242.

All Wyoming fans were invited to attend the 23rd Annual Cowboy Joe Club Auction presented by IGC Management, to be held Friday, October 9, 2009 at 5pm 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 Head Coaches.

Popular items that will be available for bid include: The Masters Tournament at Augusta & Golf at East Lake in Atlanta Package; Los Angeles Lakers Game in Dr. Jerry Buss' Suite Package; Wyoming Cowboy Crossrunner ES150 Scooter; New York Yankees tickets at the new Yankee Stadium Package; Boston Red Sox tickets at Fenway Package; 2009 Polaris RZR 800; Dinner with the Christensen's, Schroyer's, Branch's and Burman's; Daytona 500 in Daytona, Florida Package; A Caribbean Safari Experience to Turks & Caicos Package; 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 2010; Two Separate Cruises to the Caribbean; and more than 350 silent auction packages and more than 40 live auction packages.

A complete listing of auction items is available HERE.

This year's auction, chaired by 2007 White Hat Award recipient - Harry Kembel, will be sponsored by IGC Management of Cheyenne. Last year's auction, also chaired by Kembel, raised more than $250,000 toward Wyoming student-athlete scholarships and resources. This year the auction committee has established a goal of earning $260,000 in this one evening event.