Tickets to the 12th Annual Sam Boyd Crab Feed and Auction Dinner presented by United Companies and Lacy Construction are now on sale. Tickets have been sold out every year for the all-you-can eat crab dinner and auction night that is being held on April 6 at the Fred Field Western Heritage Center in Gunnison.
Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased by calling the Mountaineer Athletic department at (970) 943-2079 or toll-free at (800) 876-5309, extension 4. A ticket guarantees an all-you-can-eat dinner of fresh Pacific Dungeness crab, pasta, salad and beverages. Doors open at 4 p.m. April 6, with dinner at 5 p.m. and the auction at 6:30 p.m.
Western State Colorado University athletics is also currently accepting donations for items such as vacation packages, antiques, memorabilia, or larger items like cars, motor cycles or boats, although any item of reasonable worth can be donated. Contact the Mountaineer athletic department at (970) 943-2079 for more information on donating items. Items from past events included vacation packages to Ouray, San Louis Obispo and Oregon; signed items by Shane Carwin, former president Jimmy Carty and baseball legend Buck O’Neil; suites for Colorado Rockies games; outdoor packages in the Gunnison Valley; and even a boat. Individuals may also underwrite items.
Donations, whether made before or after the first of the year or after the first, may be eligible for tax deductions.
The largest fundraiser of the year for the Mountaineers, all funds go back to fund scholarships for WSCU student-athletes and support one the most successful athletic programs at the Division II level.