Athletics News

Second Annual Tiger TV Auction Set for January 25th


Jan. 19, 2004

The Second Annual UPN30/WMLT - University of Memphis Tiger TV Auction will take place on Sunday, January 25. The auction will be broadcast live 5:00-7:00 p.m. on UPN30. All proceeds from the auction will go to the U of M Tiger Athletic Scholarship Fund which benefits over 300 student athletes. Last year, thanks to your generosity, we were fortunate to raise over $30,000 for the athletic scholarship fund.

Greg Gaston and John "Bad Dog" McCormack will be the hosts for the broadcast. So be sure to tune in and catch the action. It's a wonderful opportunity to purchase some unique Tiger gifts for your favorite Tiger fan for any special occasion. The following forms of payment will be accepted for payment: Visa, Master Card, Discover.

The following items will be up for purchase:

Autographed Footballs - Tommy West
Football autographed by Coach Tommy West; includes Certificate of Authenticity.

Autographed Footballs - Tiger Team Members
Football autographed by members of the Tiger Football team; includes Certificate of Authenticity.

Autographed Basketballs - John Calipari
Basketball autographed by Coach John Calipari; includes Certificate of Authenticity.

Picture with Tommy West and New Orleans Bowl Trophy
Have your picture made with you and your friends/family with Coach Tommy West and the trophy from the New Orleans Bowl Championship.

Picture with Tiger Players and New Orleans Bowl Trophy
Have your picture made with you and your friends/family with the Tiger Football team and the Bowl trophy.

Picture with Tiger Basketball Team
Have your picture made with you and your friends/family and the Tiger Basketball team on February 21 at The Pyramid.

Picture with Pom Pon squad or Cheerleading squad
Have your picture made with either the Pom Pon squad or the Cheerleading squad on February 21 at The Pyramid.

Coaching Shirt with Memphis logo and New Orleans Bowl Championship Logo
Coaching shirt identical to the ones the coaching staff wore on the sidelines of the New Orleans Bowl Championship game.

Memphis Tiger Hats with the New Orleans Bowl Championship logo
Royal blue hat identical to the one the coaching staff wore on the sidelines of the New Orleans Bowl Championship game.

Tiger Football Helmet Worn in the New Orleans Bowl Championship
Get the actual helmet worn by the Tigers in the New Orleans Bowl Championship game; still has the dirt on it. Cannot specify player.

Suite at The Pyramid Hosted by President Shirley Raines
Have your own suite for 18 people. Entertain your friends as the Tigers take on Conference rival Southern Mississippi. Hosted by University President Shirley Raines.

Suite at The Pyramid for 18 people, with private reception prior to game
Have your own suite for 18 for the February 21 basketball game. Includes private reception with R.C. Johnson prior to the game.

Skybox at the Liberty Bowl for UM vs. Louisville
Have your own Skybox at the Liberty Bowl to watch the Tigers take on the Louisville Cardinals. Includes 16 tickets, 4 parking passes, catering and beverages.

Travel with the Tiger Football team to East Carolina
Travel for 2 with the Tiger football team to East Carolina. Chartered jet, participate in team meals, meetings, etc.

Lead the Football team onto the field carrying the flag
Carry the flag as you run onto the field leading the Tigers out of the tunnel.

Pouncer for a Day at a Basketball Game
Experience a basketball game from a whole new perspective -- be Pouncer for a day. See what it is like to cheer the Tigers and get the crowd into the game.

Birthday Party with Pouncer and the Tiger Cheerleaders
Be the hit of the party as you have Pouncer and the Tiger Cheerleaders join you for a special birthday party.

Pep Band Director
Be the Pep Band Director for a Tiger Basketball game.

UM Bear Family
Enjoy these cuddly bears all decked out in their Tiger attire; includes Mama, Papa, and Baby bear.

Ultimate Sports Package
Two of the best season tickets for football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, men's and women's soccer, PLUS parking!!

Ball girl/boy for a Tiger Basketball game
$250 each - available for 9 games. Be an official ball girl/boy for a Tiger basketball game. Must be at least 8 years of age and cannot be in higher than the eighth grade. (One individual game, not for season).

Tiger TV Broadcast
Join Greg Gaston as a TV Broadcaster for the March 3rd basketball game as the Tigers take on the Horned Frogs of TCU.

Vintage Basketball
Basketball from 1973 donated by Bob Ford; the ball has all the signatures of the members of the 1973 championship team.

Dinner with the Lady Tigers Basketball team
Catered dinner for 25 with the Lady Tiger basketball team and coaches in the Tiger Club Room at the Pyramid. Date to be mutually agreed upon.

Sit on the Bench with the Tigers
Two people sit on the Tiger bench during the basketball game between the Tigers and Louisville, February 4.

Powerade Cooler from the New Orleans Bowl Championship Game
One of a kind item - the actual cooler that was used for Coach West's "Powerade Bath" after winning the New Orleans Bowl Championship. Sit Courtside with Elliot Perry
Two people sit courtside with former Tiger Elliot Perry for the Memphis vs. Southern Mississippi basketball game.

Spend the Day with the Tigers
Spend the day with the football team as they go through preparations for a game. Tigers vs. Tulane.

Dinner with Tommy West
Dinner for 6 with Tommy and Lindsay West.

Autographed and framed New Orleans Bowl Championship Poster
Framed souvenir poster signed by Tommy West from the New Orleans Bowl Championship.

Tentative Auction Items:
* Picture with Danny Wimprine and the New Orleans Bowl MVP Trophy
Have your picture made with you and your friends/family with Danny Wimprine and his MVP trophy from the New Orleans Bowl Championship.

*Travel with the Basketball Team to East Carolina
Travel for two with the basketball team to East Carolina.

*Miniature Helmet from the New Orleans Bowl Championship
Miniature souvenir helmet from the New Orleans Bowl; these were given out exclusively to the teams.

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