Charlotte, N.C. -  Want to try your hand at being a fighter pilot for the day?  Do you have an interest in being filmed and featured on Bob Redfern's Outdoor Magazine, a nationally syndicated outdoor program on VERSUS and FOX Sports?  Would you and a group of friends like to take a charter flight to Atlantic City, NJ to give the tables a shot?  Want to bid on an five night exclusive private waterfront villa in St. John, US Virgin Islands?  Have you ever wanted to attend the Super Bowl? 

The Charlotte 49ers Athletic Foundation will host the 28th Annual Great Gold Rush Auction, Saturday, June 4, 2011 on-campus at Halton Arena inside the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.

A wide variety of over 1400 items will be available to the over 625 attendees.  Available items will range from electronics, furniture, artwork, sports equipment and sports memorabilia to getaway vacations, one-of-a-kind experiences and behind-the-scenes access to a variety of events.

The Great Gold Rush Auction includes a silent auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the live auction immediately following.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be available throughout the evening. 

A sneak peek at the items currently available can be found in the attached PDF and more items will be added as the auction approaches.  Pre-registration is required and can be done by contacting the Athletic Foundation at (704) 687-4950.  The cost is $100 per person or $1,000 for a table of 10 for a great evening with family, friends or business associates.