There's a lot of fantastic, one-of-a-kind items that will be available for auction at the DO IT FOR DURRETT event...
These are the items you’ll be able to bid on during the Silent Auction at the event. There is no pre-bidding on any of the items – you must be present at the event to bid, and win. Purchase tickets now at BillyBobsTexas.com.
Lot 23: The SMU Basketball Package: Two tickets to an SMU basketball game (game based off availability, an autographed Larry Brown basketball, a behind the scenes tour of Moody Coliseum and a chance to be on the floor for pregame during the pregame.
Lot 24:The North Texas Mean Green package: Four club seats to a mutually-agreed upon football game for the 2014 season, including a parking pass and access to the field during pregame. It will also include North Texas helmet signed by head coach Dan McCarney and the 2014 highlight DVD, chronicling one of the most successful seasons in school history which was capped by win in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Jan. 1.
Lot 25: Texas Tech autographed sunglasses from head coach Kliff Kingsbury
Lot 27: Starr Hollow Golf Package: You and three friends get to play the gem in Tolar. You also get lunch, an aerial picture of the golf course and a copy of Starr Hollow and Star Hollow: Mysteries and Memories of a Golf Course and a Ranch. Also: Golfing with Ben and Skin: You and a buddy get to play 18 holes with Skin Wade and Ben Rogers and have lunch at Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club in Keller. The package includes golf, lunch, (1) sleeve of Pro-V1’s, and a VIP Players Pass – good for a free green fee for weekday play. Date will be agreed upon.
Lot 28: Norm Hitzges Radio Package: You and three of your buddies get to listen to all the Dad jokes you want in person as you’ll get to sit in on the popular Sportsradio 1310 / 96.7 FM Ticket show hosted by the Metroplex legend.
Lot 29: Fitzsimmons and Friedo Sit In: You and three of your buddies get to sit in on the ESPN Radio show hosted by former Richard Durrett radio co-host Ian Fitzsimmons and Mark Friedman.
Lot 30: Chance to sit in on a taping of ESPN’s AROUND THE HORN from the Dallas set with Tim Cowlishaw. You also attend a Dallas Stars game with him.
Lot 32: The Date with Derek Holland: Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland wants to do what he can to help, and is willing to give of himself to do so. Holland, who plans on attending the can’t-miss concert, is putting himself up for auction. The winner receives a date with Derek. Final details to be determined.
Additionally, you’ll be able to bid on any of these Experience packages during the Live Auction:
The Baseball Hall of Fame Experience: You and three friends will get a trip to Cooperstown that most baseball fans can only dream about. The trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes white-glove tour of the Hall’s archives, where some of the game’s oldest and most revered items are stowed when not on display. How are you getting there? Southwest Airlines is flying you to Albany, N.Y. Where are you staying? Two nights at the Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown. (Date will be mutually agreed upon) The experience also includes autographed baseballs from Hall of Famers Greg Maddux, Vin Scully, Tom Seaver, Bert Blyleven, Jim Palmer, Paul Molitor and an autographed 8×10 from Tom Seaver.
The TMS Experience: If there’s a race at Texas Motor Speedway in 2015, you’ll be at it. And better than that, you’ll be doing it in style. The package includes four Victory Lane Cub Suite tickets, four VIP pit passes and a VIP parking pass for the April Sprint Cup weekend, the June IndyCar Series weekend and the November Sprint Cup weekend. That means anytime cars are on the track at TMS, you’ll have the chance to be there for the three race weekends. The experience also includes four signed diecast from Sprint Cup star Kyle Busch, a signed visor from Sprint Cup star Kevin Harvick and a 16×20 signed photo from Sprint Cup star Kevin Harvick.
The Texas Rangers Insider Experience: Enjoy a night out with a who’s who of the Texas Rangers and the media who cover them. You and three guests enjoy dinner at Neighborhood Services alongside general manager Jon Daniels, all-time hits leader Michael Young, Hall of Famer radio broadcaster Eric Nadel, Rangers TV dugout reporter Emily Jones and Dallas Morning News beat writer Evan Grant. The experience also includes an autographed Cliff Lee shadowbox.
The Texas Rangers Gameday Experience: You and a guest will experience a day in the life of a Rangers reporter from batting practice to the postgame presser. You’ll join Rangers dugout reporter Emily Jones in her one-on-one pregame interview with Ron Washington in his office, then head out to the field for batting practice. Enjoy dinner in the Capital One Club before visiting the Rangers TV truck for a look at how a live broadcast reaches your living room. Once the game starts, you’ll be up in the TV booth alongside Steve Busby and Tom Grieve. After that, it’s off to the radio booth to watch Hall of Famer Eric Nadel and Matt Hicks in action. The rest of the game will be spent in prime seats behind home plate, and your night at the ballpark will conclude at Ron Washington’s postgame press conference. A truly unique experience for the ultimate Ranger fan. Mutually agreed upon date. The experience also includes an autographed shadowbox from one of Emily’s favorite players, Nelson Cruz.
Fox Sports Southwest Fan Express Experience: You and 49 of your closest friends will get to go to the Sept. 27 Rangers game against Oakland in style. If you’re within 150 miles of the ballpark, the Fox Sports Southwest Fan Express picks you up and takes you to the game. You plop down in Section 9 with FSSW/Rangers swag bags for all of you. And, if that wasn’t enough, Fox Sports Southwest Girls Kaime and Liddy are there with you. The experience also includes an autographed shadowbox from Vladimir Guerrero and an autographed bat from Pudge Rodriguez.
The Mark Cuban Mavericks Experience: Want to know what Mark Cuban yells at the refs? Be his guest. Bid on the courtside seat next to the Mavericks’ owner for a game (to be determined by Cuban) and take part in a postgame meet-and-greet with future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowitzki. The experience also includes an autographed Dirk Nowitzki basketball
The Dallas Cowboys Golf / Ed Werder Package: Cowboys Golf Club has donated a foursome for a VIP round of golf with longtime ESPN NFL reporter Ed Werder. The club will cover the food for the day, and Werder will open his wallet to cover the bar tab. The value of a VIP round at Cowboys Golf Club, the only NFL-themed course in the country, is $180 per player. The date of the round will be mutually agreed upon by the winning bidder and Werder. The experience also includes a banner signed by all ESPN personalities.
The AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic VIP Experience: Here’s your chance to win a VIP experience at the 79th AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic for you and a guest that includes two tickets to three of the Classic’s biggest events and a gift certificate for two tickets to the big game on New Year’s Day. The package includes event tickets to the Dr Pepper Theme Party (Dec. 30th at the Hilton Anatole), the Big Play Luncheon (Dec. 31st at the Hilton Anatole) and PlainsCapital Bank Big Cotton Bash (game day at AT&T Stadium). The Cotton Bowl will offer an elite matchup as a “New Year’s Six” bowl game with this year’s postseason marking the beginning of the College Football Playoff era. The package also includes a gift certificate for four for a VIP-guided tour of AT&T Stadium and a gift bag with some tremendous Cotton Bowl branded items. The experience also includes an autographed football from Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin and a magazine signed by Texas A&M’s Ryan Swope.
The Richard Durrett Dallas Stars Experience: The Dallas Stars want you to cover the game just like Richard did when he was working at the game. It starts with two tickets to a Stars game. Before the game you’ll eat in the media dining with two vouchers. You’ll also watch a period of the game from the press box and also spend part of a period in the broadcast booth with Razor and Ralph. You also visit the broadcast truck for a behind-the-scenes look at how the TV production is done. Once the game ends, you head to the postgame presser of head coach Lindy Ruff. The experience also includes an autographed sweater from Tyler Seguin.
The Ultimate Dallas Cowboys Gameday Experience: Enjoy an exclusive Cowboys game day with unique, behind-the-scenes access, including meeting longtime play-by-play man Brad Sham and color commentator Babe Laufenberg in the radio broadcast booth. The package includes four tickets to a home game (game and seats subject to availability), a parking pass as well as four pregame sideline passes. You’ll also get to meet the network broadcasting crew as well as get a behind-the-scenes look at the radio and television broadcast spaces. The experience also includes an autographed football from Tony Dorsett, an autographed jersey from Randy White and an autographed 8×10 from Drew Pearson
ESPN College Gameday National Championship Experience:You’ll get to experience history in style as the national championship comes to AT&T Stadium in Arlington with an exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime day at the first ever true championship game. You and a friend have VIP access to ESPN’s College Gameday, pictures with the CFB analysts, pictures on the set for the first playoff national title game in college football history and it happens to be … the first playoff National Championship right here.
The Randy Galloway Gambling Experience: You’ve cussed at his opinions on his air and in print. Now you get to see Randy Galloway in his element – betting on ponies at Lone Star Park. You and 14 of your closest friends will be in Galloway’s luxury suite overlooking the finish line at the horse track when the thoroughbreds return in the spring. Not only will Galloway be there, but he’s also bringing Ticket star Norm Hitzges and Glenn “Stretch” Smith along for the ride. Just bring your gambling money, as Lone Star Park will provide the beer, wine and food.
Colonial Golf Experience: You and three friends will get to play a foursome at Fort Worth’s historic Colonial Country Club with former TCU standout and current PGA golfer J.J. Henry. The club will also provide lunch for the foursome. And next spring you’ll get four tickets to the 2015 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, two sponsor medallions for 2015 tourney, two champions club badges for 2015 tourney, two grounds club badges for 2015 tourney, eight one-day tickets for 2015 tourney. The experience also includes a signed Ryder Cup flag from Henry. (Foursome with Henry will be set at a mutually agreed upon date.)
Byron Nelson Experience: A remarkable package for the 2015 AT&T Bryon Nelson. It starts with two spots in the Monday pro-am and ends with $500 in restaurant gift cards to area eateries. In between you have four hospitality passes for different spots each day of the tournament. Throw in media parking and a behind-the-scenes TV tour. If that isn’t enough, you also get a round of four at the Four Seasons Resort and Club.