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33rd Annual Great Gold Rush Auction, Saturday, June 4

33rd Annual Great Gold Rush Auction

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Dale F. Halton Arena & James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center

The Charlotte 49ers Athletic Foundation will host the 33rd Annual Great Gold Rush Auction, Saturday, June 4, 2016.  The auction is held on-campus in Dale F. Halton Arena inside the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.  The event begins with a silent auction at 5:30 pm.  The live auction begins at 8:30 pm on the floor of Halton Arena.  A food extravaganza will be available throughout the evening.

All proceeds from the event go to the 49ers athletic scholarship fund.

The Great Gold Rush Auction is the Foundation’s largest single-day fundraiser.  Over 600 attendees are expected to bid on over 1600 items valued at over $400,000 including getaway vacations, electronics, restaurant certificates, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, sports memorabilia, artwork and furniture.  The Athletic Foundation expects to raise nearly $250,000 at the auction, which translates to about 22 scholarships for deserving student-athletes.

For more information, or to register for this gala event, please contact The Athletic Foundation at 704-687-4950.

The 2016 Auction Program is available in the attached PDF.