Friday, November 17
Attend the Auction
Purchase individual tickets or buy a whole table and celebrate with friends!
Tickets are $150 per person, or $1500 for a reserved table for 10.
All tickets include gourmet dinner, complimentary cocktails and an evening of fun and camaraderie.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Sponsor’s VIP Cocktail Party
6:30 Check-in and cocktails
8:00 Gourmet dinner by Garozzo’s
8:45 Live Auction & Fund-A-Future
Attire: Cocktail Chic
Check Out These Amazing Items!
Purchasing a Golden Ticket enters you into a drawing to win a premier auction item of your choice including a presidential view of the Plaza Lighting Ceremony, a visit to the Emerald Isle or VIP seats at graduation, to name a few.
Tickets – $100 each
Limited quantity! Only 200 will be sold
Choose from great Instabuy items while they last! Auction attendees can pick up their Instabuys at checkout.
Not attending the auction? Pickup will be available on the STA campus on Saturday, November 18, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Use the Main St. entrance, pull around the circle drive to the north side of Donnelly Hall. Retrieve your items in the Goppert building.
Items not picked up on Saturday, November 18, will be shipped for a fee. Costs will vary depending on your items, and will be charged to your BidPal account.
Bid on Auction Items
Browse our featured auction items including an exclusive screening of the Eras Movie for up to 50 Swifties, want to watch the Chiefs take on the Eagles instead? How about a trip to Malibu?
Enter to Win a Car or Cash
Tickets are available for $10 each. The winning ticket will be drawn during the STA Strong Auction on Friday, November 17.
2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT AWD
(pre-owned with approximately 7,000 miles)
courtesy of Molle Automotive Group
The winner must be a U.S. citizen and 18 years of age or older. The winner is responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes. Certain terms and conditions apply. You need not be present to win. Ticket purchases are not tax deductible.
Become a Donor or Sponsor
Donate From our Amazon Wish List
Donate an auction item using our convenient Amazon Wish List! Popular items at various price points are available for your consideration. This list is updated frequently, so check back for additional items often!
Donate a Live or Silent Auction Item
Donate a live or silent auction item. You can deliver or mail the item to STA, or we can arrange for a volunteer to pick it up from you. We accept a range of items from trips to physical items and gift certificates.
Become a Sponsor
In addition to the many benefits listed here, you will receive exposure to the highly appreciative and devoted STA community. Sponsors at the Supernova and Meteor levels will be assigned personal bartenders and servers for their reserved table at the auction.!
Become a Volunteer
The STA Strong Auction has many opportunities for volunteers. As STA’s largest and most well-attended event, there are many ways to get involved and lend a helping hand. Choose from a number of activities with varying levels of time commitment.
Auction Sponsors & Underwriters
Car & Cash Sponsor
Mary & Brendan Buckley
Lyndsey & Jeff Dunn
Luis Couchonnal, MD/Healient Physicians Group
Jenny & Warren Erdman
Sue & Joe Fahey
Haverty Family Foundation Fund
MayBlack Media Consulting –
Stesha & Kirk Black
The Miller Group
University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation
Ginger & Kevin Carr
Laura Foley (’76) & David Cimpl
Erin & Scott Duba
Lisa (Brosnahan, ’98) & Adam Zieren
Kristen & Jeff Graham
Buffy & Matt Gunter
Barb & Jon Haden
Genevieve & Brendan Healy
Jenny & Casey Housley
Kerri & Joe Massman
Sarah & Chris Ralph
Steve Renz – Merrill Lynch
Molly (Barry, ’98) & Jason Salinardi
Christy (Mehrer, ’94) & Brett Schoenfeld
Jennifer & John Schwaller
Kristen Searle with West Village Realty
Renee & Brian Stuckey
Shannon & Timothy Thrun
Food & Beverage Sponsors