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SU Sport Management Club Charity Sports Auction to be held Dec. 10
The Syracuse University Sport Management (SPM) Club will hold its seventh annual Charity Sports Auction on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Carrier Dome to benefit the Upstate Cancer Center. Silent bidding on hundreds of auction items, including sports memorabilia and hands-on experiences, electronics and tickets to major sporting events, will take place in back of the court during the SU men’s basketball game against George Washington. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for the auction through Gates A, B, C & E. All other gates will open as usual at 5:30 p.m., prior to the start of the game at 7 p.m.
All of the proceeds from this year’s auction will benefit the Upstate Cancer Center. The SPM Club is a student-run organization in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics’ Sport Management Department. Since its founding in 2005, the club has raised nearly $120,000 for local charities, to include the Syracuse Boys and Girls Clubs, the American Diabetes Association of Central New York, the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, the CNY Ronald McDonald House and the CNY SPCA.
The purchase of a game ticket for the Dec. 10 game will include access to the charity sport auction. Tickets can be purchased on the SU Athletics’ Web site )http://suathletics.com) or at the Carrier Dome Box Office. Tickets can also be ordered by phone at 1-800-DOMETIX. Follow the SU Charity Auction on Twitter at http://twitter.com/SU_SPM_Auction or http://www.sucharitysportsauction.com.
Contact Person: Department of Sport Management