Limited Number of Tickets Available for Friday Auction

2012 Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Bill Snyder

April 22, 2013

MANHATTAN, Kan. - A limited number of tickets to Friday's Powercat Auction and Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award presentation have been made available to all Ahearn Fund members, department officials announced today.

Tickets are priced at $150 and include entry to the event and a buffet-style meal. The Powercat Auction, presented by, will be held at Bramlage Coliseum with doors to the arena opening at 5 p.m. Silent auctions will begin immediately and wrap up at 6:30 p.m., while a buffet dinner will be served from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Immediately following the dinner portion, the Bobby Dodd Foundation will present Coach Bill Snyder with the 2012 Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year award. The live auction portion of the event will begin at 8:05 p.m.

The Powercat Auction, the department's single largest fundraising event, supports the Ahearn Fund, K-State's National Fund for Student-Athlete Excellence. Last year's event raised more than $300,000 to directly enhance the student-athlete experience for all Wildcat student-athletes.

The auction will feature more than 100 live and silent auction items along with a vacation getaway raffle.

For more information on reserving a table sponsorship or to buy tickets, contact the Ahearn Fund Office at 1.888.232.9074 or

The Wildcat football team will then take the field at 1:10 p.m., Saturday for its annual Purple/White spring game. Tickets for the game are now on sale for only $5. Visit or call 1.800.221.CATS to order today.

Auction Items
The 29th Annual Powercat Auction will feature several items including the Eric Stonestreet Hollywood Tour package, exclusive Big 12 Championship memorabilia, a custom Subaru decked out in Wildcat purple and travel packages you will not want to miss!

Free Child Care
The K-State women's equestrian team will be providing complimentary child care during the 28th Annual Powercat Auction. Please note on the registration form if this service is needed.

Online Registration
To register online for the auction, click here.

Unable to attend but want to bid during the live auction?
Bid online during the live simulcast at