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Where the Buffaloes roam, great things happen! The University of Colorado is deeply committed to the competitive success

of the entire athletic enterprise. Over 6,000 people like you generously donate to the Buff Club each year helping us move closer to achieving our goals of sustainable excellence in each of our 17 NCAA sports and establishing a consistent presence in the upper echelon in the Pac-12 conference and the nation. Your Buffs experienced a memorable introduction to our new league academically and competitively. Our GPA was the highest on record across all sports and for the second consecutive year, our NCAA academic performance rating (APR) was the highest in school history. In particular, men’s basketball under the leadership of Head Coach Tad Boyle, has achieved two years of perfect 1000 annual scores. We are proud that our student athletes celebrated four Pac-12 championships in men’s (2) and women’s cross country and men’s basketball. Rounding out the accomplishments also include the women’s golf team reaching their first NCAA championship in program history and 100 percent graduation rates for football and men’s basketball. This impressive effort from our student athletes, the athletic department staff, collaboration with campus, coupled with tremendous support from Buff Club members are clearly producing terrific results for Colorado. The Buff Club and Colorado Athletics are most appreciative of your generosity, intensity of interest and leadership. The exhilaration we experience when Ralphie takes the field is unparalleled, and the “Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight” that concludes the fight song resonates in the hearts and minds of all that call CU our team! Join us today in a commitment to sustainable excellence. Thank you for standing shoulder to shoulder with us!

GO Buffs! Mike Bohn, Director of Athletics

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Our Foundation Our reason for being is our student-athletes.

Our Mission The Buff Club provides the private support needed to fund scholarships, athletic endowments, capital projects and academic services to allow Colorado studentathletes to compete at the highest level of collegiate athletics. We strive to connect every alumni, fan and friend who call CU their team to the rich tradition of CU Athletics. We maintain an absolute commitment to operating with integrity and in the best interests of our stakeholders who invest so generously in our student-athletes.

Our Guiding Principles We develop competitive excellence in our student-athletes by providing, through an ethically-based program, a premier academic, athletic and social experience that equips them as graduates of the institution to excel and achieve success in their lifelong endeavors as highly productive members of society.

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We will value the student-athlete first and foremost

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We will operate with integrity, honesty, transparency and fiscal responsibility

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We will comply with the letter and spirit of all rules, regulations, policies and laws

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We will honor all promises and commitments

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We will value the student-athlete’s educational aspirations and requirements

6. We will promote teamwork to support the growth, development and potential of all who comprise the community of intercollegiate athletics 7.

We will protect the physical, mental and emotional health of the student-athlete

8. We will provide an atmosphere of respect for all regardless of status, sport, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religious beliefs 9.

We will engage and collaborate with campus, community and conference constituencies

10. We will prepare and compete to the maximum of our ability with a dedication to excellence and accountability CUBuffClub.com

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Contents

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Annual Student-Athlete Expense Overview

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New Membership Guidelines for 2013

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Buff Club Giving

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How to Make Your Gift

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Annual Giving Levels and Benefits

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Buff Club Priority Points

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Football Seating

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Football Parking

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Men’s Basketball Seating

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Men’s Basketball Parking

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Premium Seating

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Women’s Basketball, Volleyball and Soccer

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FAQ

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Contact the Buff Club

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Boulder, Colorado

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Annual Student-Athlete Expenses Each year the Buff Club strives to not only support growing scholarship costs, but to fund the complete student-athlete experience. As tuition costs continue to increase and the cost of doing business rises, your support is more critical than ever. By factoring in other direct expenses such as travel, academic support and sports medicine, the individual student-athlete investment surpasses $67,000 annually (out-of-state). Clearly, these expenses add up, as CU supports over 300 studentathletes across 17 varsity sports. Our goal is to create a culture of sustainable excellence, and your continued support of CU Athletics is essential to ensuring that these talented young men and women have the necessary resources to be nationally competitive on the field and in the classroom.

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In-state & out-of-state Tuition

Annual Student Athlete Expense Overview 2012-13 Scholarship Expenses

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Championships start with scholarships In order to compete nationally, the University of Colorado must ensure the top in-state student-athletes are choosing to compete for the Buffs, while also attracting the best and brightest from around the country. Tuition and fees for out-of-state student-athletes cost $21,896 more annually than in-state studentathletes. With scholarship costs rising nationally, it is imperative that the Buff Club increases both memberships and gifts to assist in covering these costs. Every donor and every dollar count toward making the student-athlete dream a reality. Consider Annual Scholarship Breakdown increasing your gift or IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE referring a friend to the $ $ Tuition & Fees 9,631.56 31,527.56 Buff Club today! $ $ Room 7,846.40 7,846.40 $ $ Meals 4,413.60 4,413.60 $ $ Books 1,000.00 1,000.00 $ $ Total 22,891.56 44,787.56 Buff Club MEMBERSHIP GUIDE

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Strength & Conditioning Sports Medicine Academic Support Equipment Travel Scholarships (out of state) Total

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New MEMBERSHIP Guidelines for 2013

Rachel Viger Fort Collins, Colorado

The Buff Club strives to provide the highest level of customer service to all donors and has worked to update its membership guidelines and refine the Buff Club membership cycle. As of July 1, 2012, the Buff Club membership cycle now runs on a competitive (fiscal) year beginning July 1, and ending June 30. Gift(s) must be made by key priority deadlines and/or no later than June 30 to maintain Buff Club membership and athletic benefits for the upcoming competitive year. The Buff Club is proud to introduce new annual giving levels and benefits (see page 11). Beginning this year, certain benefits such as season ticket and parking upgrades will be determined based on a combination of annual giving level and rank within a donor’s level as determined by the priority point system. Thank you for your support in our mission to maintain a membership program that fairly rewards the loyal supporters of Colorado Athletics. This generosity helps to shape champions and successful student-athletes who represent the University of Colorado.

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Important Dates & Deadlines

July 1 Beginning of 2013 Buff Club membership year.

November 30 2013 membership renewal packet mailed. December 31 Last day to make a tax deductible contribution and receive a receipt for 2012 calendar year.

January 21 PRIORIT  Y DEADLINE: Buff Club donation due for football benefits to secure seating and parking location and receive season ticket application. Priority points ranking established for season ticket and parking upgrades and away game tickets. February 21 2013 Football season ticket renewals mailed. March 21 PRIORITY DEADLINE: 2013 football season ticket renewal due. Priority seating donation and tickets must be paid in full.

April 15 Football season ticket and parking upgrade window begins. Buff Club priority seating donation renewal statements mailed for men’s and women’s basketball.

May 15 Football season ticket and parking upgrade window ends. PRIORITY DEADLINE: Buff Club priority seating donations due to secure basketball seating and parking location and receive season ticket application. Priority ranking established for season ticket and parking upgrades. June 1 Men’s and women’s basketball season ticket renewals mailed. June 30 All 2013 Buff Club gifts due in full to establish annual membership level (see page 11) PRIORITY DEADLINE: Men’s and women’s basketball season ticket renewal due. Priority seating donation (if applicable) and tickets must be paid in full. July 15 - 31 Men’s and women’s basketball season ticket and parking upgrade window.

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Buff Club Giving Supporting the University of Colorado Athletic Department and its student-athletes with a donation to the Buff Club is the best method to directly impact the future of Colorado Athletics. Our student-athletes do their part: hours of practice and studying, competing and striving for championships. We all have the opportunity to stand Shoulder to Shoulder every day for Colorado student-athletes. Please help ensure our success and make a difference by contributing a gift today.

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Annual Giving Donors who support the University of Colorado Athletic Department through generous contributions to the CU Foundation are considered members of the Buff Club. Annual gifts to the Buff Club provide the invaluable scholarship and operating resources needed in order for Colorado Athletics to achieve its vision of sustainable excellence as a top intercollegiate athletic program. Annual cash gifts immediately impact and enrich the lives of our student-athletes as they strive to achieve greatness in competition, in the classroom and beyond. The cumulative amount given to support studentathletes and the athletic department on an annual basis determines a Buff Club member’s annual giving level. Buff Club membership levels with associated benefits are activated with a minimum gift of $100. Capital Gifts Capital gifts address specific facility needs of the athletic department. Capital gifts are included when determining a Buff Club member’s annual membership level. Endowments Establishing an endowment provides funding for future Colorado student-athletes. Endowments are permanently invested by the University of Colorado Foundation, generating interest that is used for the purpose you choose to support.

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A portion of the interest income is reinvested in the endowment’s principal each year, enabling it to grow in perpetuity and provide an enduring stream of income for the athletic department. For more information on setting up an endowment with the Buff Club, contact us at (303) 492-2200. Planned Giving A planned gift can pay dividends that leave tomorrow’s University of Colorado Athletic Department a place of sustained competitive excellence, educational opportunities and lasting tradition for student-athletes, coaches and staff. Planned gifts can be made as charitable trusts, gift annuities, bequests, life insurance and numerous other tax wise tools. There is a planned gift to suit every circumstance. Each giving strategy has distinct benefits for you and for the athletic department. The Buff Club can guide you through the available choices and help you increase your legacy. For more information on setting up a planned gift with the Buff Club, contact us at (303) 492-2200. Matching Gifts You may be able to double your gift to the Buff Club with a matching gift! Many companies and subsidiaries have a program that matches gifts made to support athletic designations at institutions of higher education. However, it is not uncommon for

some companies to stop matching or only match the tax deductible portion of your athletic gift. We encourage you to check with your employer to determine if your gift to the Buff Club is eligible for a company match, especially if your gift is meant to fulfill a pledge for season ticket or parking benefits. Matching gifts are directed to the same designation as your original gift, unless your employer dictates otherwise. Donors are responsible for the full or partial balance of their pledge if their company fails to match their gift. Your initial gift and matching form must be submitted by January 21 and the match made by your company no later than June 30 to count toward your Buff Club membership for the upcoming competitive year. If your employer will match your gift, please request a matching gift form from your employer and submit your claim, completed and signed, with your gift to the address below: The Buff Club 369 UCB Boulder, CO 80309 You may also submit your claim online if your employer has an online matching gift claim form via their internet or intranet.


HOW TO MAKE YOUR GIFT Pledge You may pledge to join the Buff Club at a specific level and pay the pledge in installments with a recurring credit card charge, completing your pledge by June 30.

Cash Donations Cash or checks are a great way to make an immediate impact with your donation. Gifts are acknowledged by receipt from the University of Colorado Foundation. Please make all checks payable to the University of Colorado Foundation. Credit Cards The Buff Club accepts all major credit cards. It is important to list the name as it appears on the credit card, the account number and the expiration date on the contribution form. Online Giving The Buff Club offers the ability to make a gift online. New donors joining for the first time or existing donors looking to renew their gift should visit www.cubuffclub.com. All donors to the Buff Club have an online account. If you are visiting the site for the first time and are a current Buff Club member, please call the Buff Club office to receive your AD/customer number and verify the e-mail address linked to your account. Then go online to activate your account. All new Buff Club members can register directly online. Benefits of Activating Your Online Account • View Your Priority Points and the Priority Points Calculator • View Your Giving History • Update Your Mailing Address • Contribute Online – Giving online is secure, saves time and postage and provides immediate confirmation that your gift has been received.

Jake Hurysz Mebane, North Carolina

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Annual Giving Levels and Benefits The success of the University of Colorado Athletic Department and the generosity of Buff Club members have placed an unprecedented demand on benefits such as season tickets and parking passes. The Buff Club strives to treat each of its donors equitably because it is your generosity that allows us to develop champions on the field and in the classroom. Each donor’s priority and ability to obtain various benefits is determined by a combination of annual giving level and donor rank as determined by the Buff Club Priority Point System. (See page 13 for additional information on priority points.)

donor benefit chart Benefits/Membership Levels

National Buff Club Cabinet

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All-American $ 2,500

Hall of Fame $ 5,000

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New Member Welcome Packet* (first year of membership only) Buff Club Email Updates and Special Event Invitations Stampede Magazine (four issues yearly) Opportunity to Purchase Buff Club Priority Seating - Football** Discounted CU Merchandise at www.cubuffs.com^

Online Recognition at www.cubuffclub.com Football Parking Opportunity (with season ticket purchase) Opportunity to Purchase Buff Club Priority Seating Basketball*** Men's & Women’s Basketball Parking Opportunity (with season ticket purchase)

Recognition within Football Game Program Discounted Golf at Colorado National Golf Club~ Complimentary Tickets to Annual Football Preview Luncheon

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On-Field Experience for a Select Home Football Game Premium Gift from CU Athletics *New Member Welcome Packet includes: (Buff Club License Plate Frame, Auto Decal & Stampede Magazine) **The quantity and location of tickets available for purchase is based on donor giving level and priority point ranking -- see season ticket information on page 15 for details. Ticket and parking benefits are subject to availability and are not guaranteed ^Donors will receive a discount coupon valid for one online transaction each time a contribution is made to the Buff Club (payment plans excluded) ***Current minimum per seat contribution for basketball is $200. Contribution of $400 would be required to secure two or more seats in a priority seating area, based on availability. Contribution levels subject to change for 2013-14 season. ~Donor information will be shared with Colorado National Golf Club on a regular basis. After making your gift, please contact the Buff Club to ensure that your golf benefits are active.

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Olympian

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Emma Coburn Crested Butte, Colorado

Olympian

Shalaya Kipp Salt Lake City, Utah


Buff Club Priority Points The Buff Club uses a priority point system to provide an equitable method to reward the generosity and loyalty of supporters to Colorado student-athletes. Priority points determine benefits such as priority for upgraded season ticket locations and parking, away game tickets and postseason ticket allocation. Priority points are awarded as follows: CATEGORIES

Priority Seating and Parking

Athletic Excellence Donation

Buff Club Membership

POINTS

DEFINITION

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One (1) point is accrued for every $100 donation made to receive priority seating and parking benefits. Priority seating and parking points are cumulative and earned for life.

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Five (5) points are accrued for every $100 donation made to the Buff Club to support excellence funds, endowments, capital projects and specific sports. Athletic Excellence Donations are cumulative and earned for life.

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Five (5) points are accrued for each year of consecutive membership to the Buff Club at a minimum $100 level. Buff Club Membership points are cumulative, but if a year of membership is skipped or your donation falls below the $100 level, this point category resets to zero (0).

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Five (5) points are accrued for each year of consecutive season ticket purchase in your name per sport. Season tickets points are cumulative, but if a year of purchasing season tickets is skipped, this point category resets to zero (0).

Season Tickets

• Football • Men’s Basketball • Women’s Basketball • Women’s Volleyball • Women’s Soccer

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Ten (10) points one-time accrual for being a Colorado letterwinner. Three (3) points per year are accrued for active dues paying CU letterwinners. Alumni C-Club membership points are cumulative, but if a year of membership is skipped, this point category resets to zero (0).

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Christian Powell Upland, California

FOOTBALL SEATING

Buff Club members are offered the opportunity to purchase football season tickets at Folsom Field. Priority seating sections require a minimum per seat contribution to the Buff Club in order to purchase seats on a season ticket basis. The chart below displays the minimum per seat contribution needed to purchase priority seats. Contributions made for priority seating count toward your total Buff Club annual membership level and earn priority points at the rate of one (1) point per $100. Priority seating contributions do not guarantee seats in a particular section at Folsom Field, but are offered as a guide to illustrate the minimum gift requirement to secure seats if available. All requests for new/additional season tickets and upgraded/ improved season ticket locations are determined based on a combination of Buff Club annual giving level and rank as determined by the priority point system. Members of the Buff Club staff and CU Ticket Office are available to personally assist you with selecting a season ticket location that matches your desired level of giving. For an appointment, please call the Buff Club at (303) 492-2200

Away Game & Bowl Game Tickets As a benefit of membership Buff Club donors receive first priority for away game and bowl game tickets.

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Demand for some away games will exceed demand for others, thus varying the number of donors able to receive tickets for each game. Away game and bowl game ticket quantities are determined by giving category and assigned to a seat location according to donor rank. The amount of tickets eligible for purchase for each away game is indicated on the season ticket application. Donors who qualify and would like to pre-order away game tickets should do so when renewing season tickets. However, donors may be refunded if the demand for tickets exceeds the supply.


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FOOTBALL PARKING

The tailgating atmosphere at Folsom Field is the best in the nation and the Buff Club is proud to offer multiple parking options for members on gameday. Buff Club VIP Parking: FRANKLIN FIELD, LOT 360 & LOT 354 - SOLD OUT IN 2012 The Buff Club staff is available to work with you to secure a location that best fits your needs. To learn more about options for VIP parking, please contact us at (303) 492-2200. Buff Club General Parking: Buff Club members at the Ralphie ($250-$499) annual giving level or higher have the opportunity to purchase one parking pass from among several options on the CU-Boulder campus. Minimum annual contribution levels are required to be eligible to park in specific lots (based on availability) and the Buff Club uses donor rank, as determined by the priority point system, to assign final parking locations within each lot. Please note that all parking areas are subject to change annually based on parking lot availability and construction projects as determined by the University of Colorado. JANUARY 21 PRIORITY DEADLINE – Buff Club members who renew or donate to secure football season tickets or parking by this date will receive priority consideration when 2013 parking locations are assigned.

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*These gift amounts do not guarantee football gameday parking. They are meant to provide new Buff Club members with an idea of the approximate amount it takes to park in specific parking lots. Donations and parking pass costs may vary on annual basis and are always subject to change at the Buff Club and athletic department’s discretion

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Buff Club members are offered the opportunity to purchase CU men’s basketball season tickets. Priority seating sections in Coors Events Center require a minimum per seat contribution to the Buff Club in order to purchase seats on a season ticket basis. The seating chart reflects the areas that required a priority seating donation for the 2012-13 season. Contributions made for basketball priority seating count toward your total Buff Club annual membership level and earn priority points at the rate of one (1) point per $100. Basketball Ticket Assignments and Improvements – The Buff Club begins with the top annual giving level (Director’s Circle) and reviews all requests from those that purchase or request tickets in this category in rank order. After all the requests in this category have been processed, the Buff Club then reviews all requests from those that purchase or request season tickets in the next annual giving category in rank order. This process continues through all the giving levels until all of the available tickets have been assigned.

MAY 15 PRIORITY DEADLINE – Buff Club members who renew or donate to secure basketball season tickets by this date will receive priority consideration for additional season tickets and upgrades. Please note, due to a high renewal rate and increased demand for the 201213 season, we anticipate very limited availability in the Courtside priority seating area for the 2013-14 season. Priority seating contributions are subject to increase, and additional sections within the Coors Event Center may require minimum priority seating donations in future seasons. Members of the Buff Club staff and CU Ticket Office are available to personally assist you with selecting a season ticket location that matches your desired level of giving. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Buff Club at (303) 492-2200.

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BASKETBALL PARKING The Buff Club is pleased to offer multiple basketball parking options to members at the Varsity ($500-$999) annual giving level and higher. The Buff Club uses donor rank, as determined by the priority point system, to assign basketball parking. All basketball parking locations are reassigned each year and donors must purchase season tickets to be eligible. All parking areas are subject to change annually based on parking lot availability and construction projects as determined by the University of Colorado. Please note, while men’s basketball parking is currently offered complimentary to all eligible Buff Club members, this is subject to change in future seasons. Additionally, specific lots may require minimum annual contributions. MAY 15 PRIORITY DEADLINE – Buff Club members who renew or donate to secure men’s basketball season tickets or parking by this date will receive priority consideration when 2013-14 parking locations are assigned.

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Buff Club Annual Donation

Donor Parking

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Premium Seating

Premium seating at the University of Colorado is a great way to take a leadership role in support of Colorado Athletics, while enjoying one of the best seats available at Folsom Field and/or Coors Event Center.

Folsom Field East Side Suites East Side Suite Benefits • Eighteen (18) season tickets and four suite guest passes • Opportunity to purchase additional Standing Room Only (SRO) tickets • Four football parking passes • Cushioned stadium seats • Elevator access • Two in-suite televisions • Refrigerator and catering options • Beer and wine available • Game programs For information regarding the availability of east side suites, please contact the Buff Club at (303) 492-2200.

Byron R. White Stadium Club Located on the 500 Level of the east side of Folsom Field, the Byron R. White Stadium Club offers Buff fans the opportunity to enjoy a premium seating experience with the most spectacular view in all of college football. Undercover outdoor seating, two climate-controlled indoor club areas, multiple televisions, made to order premium concessions and beer and wine available for purchase are sure to provide you and your guests with an unforgettable gameday experience. For information regarding the availability of club level seating, please contact the Buff Club at (303) 492-2200. Please refer to the Folsom Field map on page 15 for information on club seating sections and associated Buff Club contributions.

Flatirons Club

The original premium seating area at Folsom Field, the Flatirons Club offers unparalleled sightlines along the west sideline along with the comfort and convenience of covered chair back seating, a private club room with premium food and beverage (including beer and wine), and TV monitors that are viewable from the seating area.

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Be a part of the action with floor seating for CU men’s and women’s basketball games at the Coors Event Center. Floor seating includes a parking pass, VIP entrance, and courtside food and beverage service. To inquire about floor seating, please contact the Buff Club at (303) 492-2200.


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Women’s Basketball, Volleyball and Soccer Buff Club members are given priority opportunity to purchase women’s basketball and volleyball season tickets and the Prentup Pass for women’s soccer games. Currently only floor seats for women’s basketball require a donation of $100 per seat. Women’s basketball and volleyball season tickets, single game tickets and the women’s soccer Prentup pass can be purchased through the CU Athletic Ticket Office at (303) 49-BUFFS.

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Anne Stuller Boulder, Colorado

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Frequently Asked Questions Q: Is my contribution to the Buff Club tax deductible?

A: Yes, the Internal Revenue Service allows a full deduction on contributions where there is no tangible or intangible benefit to the donor, otherwise an 80% deduction is allowed when the benefit is received. Contact your financial advisor for detailed information.

Q: How is my gift to the Buff Club used? A: Your gift to the Buff Club is used for student-athlete scholarships, facilities, academic services and general operating budget needs of the athletic department. With over 300 student-athletes on campus, the role the Buff Club plays is essential to the success of the Colorado Buffaloes.

Q: How many members are there in the Buff Club? A: There are over 6,000 active Buff Club members.

Q: Who can join the Buff Club? A: All CU fans are encouraged to join the Buff Club.

Q: Can I join the Buff Club if I don’t want season tickets? A: Yes, the Buff Club is Colorado Athletics main source of private support. Being a Buff Club member at any level helps CU Athletics build sustainable excellence in strengthening its athletic programs and helps to drive CU’s stature as an elite national university. A successful athletic program needs funding to provide the resources critical to the success of its student-athletes. Annual gifts to the Buff Club are what make all of this possible.

Q: Does my Buff Club donation qualify me for football and basketball season tickets? A: Your cumulative annual donation amount qualifies you for season tickets in football and men’s/women’s basketball. The total gift amount corresponds to seating locations that you are eligible for based on your annual giving level and availability.

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Q: Can I pay Buff Club donation in installments? A: You can make monthly payments toward your Buff Club pledge. Equal monthly payments can be charged to your credit card on the 1st of each month. If your donation is tied to athletic benefits of any kind, your balance must be paid in full by June 1. Please contact a Buff Club staff member to discuss payment plan options.

Q: What are priority points? A: The Buff Club uses a priority point system to provide a fair an equitable method to reward the generosity and loyalty of supporters to Colorado student-athletes. Priority points determine athletics benefits such as priority for upgraded season ticket locations and parking, away game tickets and postseason ticket allocation.

Q: Can I transfer priority points, tickets, or parking? A: Tickets can be transferred and the Buff Club would be pleased to discuss this process with you. Unfortunately, priority points and parking cannot be transferred, as these benefits are uniquely associated with each individual donor.

Q: What is the relationship between my annual giving level and priority points? A: All Buff Club members are ranked first by their annual giving level and then by their points. For example: Donor (A) gives $2,500 annually which makes Donor (A) an All-American level donor. Donor (A) has 2,000 priority points. Donor (B) is also an All-American level donor and has 1,000 priority points. Therefore, the ranking of the All-American level would be Donor (A) in position one and donor (B) in position two. Donor (A) would be eligible to select benefits such as tickets and parking before Donor (B) in this example.


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