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O H I O B O B CAT C L U B MESSAGE FROM JIM SCHAUS dIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

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Since its establishment in 2006, the Ohio Bobcat Club and its members have done their part to make a difference in the lives of our student-athletes. Over the past six years, our teams and student-athletes have reached new heights across the board and your contributions are a large part of that success.

Message from Jim Schaus...............................................A

During the 2012-13 school year, our department will face new challenges that your continued backing of the Bobcats will help us to overcome. In order to compensate for a reduction in institutional financial support for scholarships, we must generate new scholarship funding by $50,000 this year (and $150,000 over the next three years). This is a sizeable increase and one that will take your participation for us to remain on the level we are now.

Benefits Chart................................................................3

To reach this lofty goal and to ensure our current and future success, I have asked the Ohio Bobcat Club staff to take the following steps:

Your Membership Guide...................................................2

Football Ticket and Parking Benefits..................................3 Ohio Football: Donor Premium Seating Options....................4 Football Seating and Parking............................................4 Basketball Seating and Parking........................................5

• Increase the value of Ohio Bobcat Club benefits as a THANK YOU to our donors. • Enhance our hospitality areas for home football and men’s basketball games. • Seek new revenue generating seating options at home football and men’s basketball games.

Ohio Basketball: Donor Premium Seating Options................5

There are some exciting and important changes this year for our Ohio Bobcat Club members. Please read through this brochure to learn more and take note of the many ways you can IMPACT our student-athletes and teams with your support.

Ways to Join..................................................................6

Finally, I would urge you to consider making an increase in your contribution this year. Just think, if each Ohio Bobcat Club member increased their annual support by 10%, our programs would have more than $100,000 of additional funding, and those dollars would go a long way!

Bobcat Representative Program........................................8

Ohio Bobcat Club members have been a key factor in our incredible progress over the last few years. I feel blessed to be at an institution where our alumni, fans, and friends have such a positive impact on our overall athletic program and for that, I THANK YOU. Go Bobcats!

Jim Schaus Director of Athletics

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Purpose of the Ohio Bobcat Club.......................................1

Basketball Ticket and Parking Benefits..............................6

Ohio Bobcat Club Priority Points.......................................7

Ohio Bobcat Club Impact..................................................9

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PURPOSE OF THE OHIO BOBCAT CLUB The Ohio Bobcat Club is the official fundraising organization of Ohio Athletics, and its purpose is to provide the resources to our student-athletes, teams, and coaches so they can succeed athletically and academically. As you can see in the chart below, your donations to the Ohio Bobcat Club fall into four different categories, each impacting a specific area. Please read through each type before deciding how you will impact the lives of our student-athletes. Specifically, note that only donations to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund will qualify you for benefits such as parking, tickets, and hospitality.

Organization fund types

Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund

Specific Sports Funds

Endowments

Capital/Special Projects

BENEFITS?

YES, Qualify for all Ohio Bobcat Club Benefits & Earn Priority Points

No Ohio Bobcat Club Benefits, but eligible for Baumholtz Club, Earn Priority Points

No Ohio Bobcat Club Benefits, Earn Priority Points

No Ohio Bobcat Club Benefits, Earn Priority Points

Team operations, equipment, travel at coach discretion

Operations, scholarships, per guidelines of donor

Facility construction, renovations, (ex. MultiPurpose Center)

FUNDS USED FOR

Travel, summer school, scholarships, equipment, special needs at Athletics Director’s discretion

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YOUR MEMBERSHIP GUIDE RENew YOUR MEMBERSHIP If you are renewing your membership to the Ohio Bobcat Club today, pat yourself on the back because YOU are making a difference!

JOIN FOR THE FIRST TIME If you are considering a donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club for the first time, THANK YOU!

Your benefit level for the upcoming year will be based on your total giving to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund from July 1, 2011 — June 30, 2012.

• Decide if you would like to make a gift to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund for benefits, or to a specific sport/endowment and forego benefits.

Please note, check your previous year’s membership level and any football or basketball seating requirements before you send in your donation. If you have any questions about your current membership level or what you need to give to retain your benefits, feel free to call (740) 593-1176.

• Review the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund benefits chart (next page) and determine what level within the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund is right for you.

Choose one of the methods below and make your gift to the Ohio Bobcat Club today!

• If you are purchasing premium football or basketball tickets, check required donation amounts for your seats.

PHONE

Call us anytime between 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday with a credit card number and we will take care of the rest. (740) 593-1176.

MAIL

Fill out the included pledge card and send it in with a check or credit card number. Use the reply envelope included for your convenience.

ONLINE

Visit www.ohio.edu/give and make your donation online, it is fast and simple, just make sure to designate your gift to “The Ohio Bobcat Club.”

• Choose one of the methods to the left and make your donation today!

REMEMBER: donations to specific sports or

endowments do not qualify you for Ohio Bobcat Club benefits. To maximize your benefits, make your gift directly to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund (see page 1 for explanation)

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WAYS TO JOIN

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Checks should be made payable to “Ohio University Foundation” and mailed to:

A contribution that entitles the donor to benefits of the Ohio Bobcat Club is 80 percent tax deductible as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes, according to IRS Code, Section 170(L)(2)(B). Donors who do not wish to exercise their benefits and desire to receive a full tax deduction must notify the Ohio University Foundation in writing. Please consult your tax advisor with any questions.

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To make a gift by check or credit card through the mail, please fill out the included Ohio Bobcat Club membership form and send to the address below.

All contributions to the Ohio Bobcat Club are considered gifts to Ohio University and are credited at full value for the purpose of the donor’s gift record with the Ohio University Foundation.

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TAX INFORMATION

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To make your gift online, visit www.ohio.edu/give and select Ohio Bobcat Club as your allocation. You have the option of making a recurring gift here as well so you can spread your giving over a period of time.

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ONLINE

• Gift-in-Kind: A gift-in-kind donation is one of personal property that is charitably gifted to the Ohio University Foundation. Books, equipment, real estate, and vehicles all qualify and count for charitable gift credit.

• Planned Gifts: Planned gifts are a method for donors to make contribution plans for their favorite interests after they have passed. Some examples of planned giving are: Bequests, Retirement Plans, Endowments, Retained Life Estate, Charitable Gift Annuities, and Life Insurance. Check with your tax advisor for the benefits of making a planned gift.

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To make a gift by credit card over the phone (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted), please call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

• Stock Transfer/E-Trade: Gifts of appreciated securities are a great way to transmit assets to Ohio University as charitable contributions.

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PHONE

• Matching Gifts: Many Ohio Bobcat Club members are employed by one of the hundreds of companies that will match a gift to the Ohio Bobcat Club. You can find out if your company is one of them by calling 800-592-FUND.

0Bobcat $5

Gifts of cash, check or credit card are often the most convenient way of giving.

OTHER METHODS OF GIVING Bobcat E FAM 9 OF ,99 LL $9 HA 000 , $5 R YEA99 THE 4,9 OF 0 - $ YER ,00 PLA $3 N CA ERI ,999 -AM - $2 ALL ,800 $1 CE REN 99 NFE $1,7 -C O 0 ALL$1,20

Cash, Check, or Credit Card

Ohio Bobcat Club benefits are available for donations made to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund. Contributions made towards sport specific annual funds, capital or special projects (for example: Multi-Purpose Center) generate priority points but do not qualify for benefits.

Membership Kit X X X X X X X X X

Tax Deduction (consult your tax advisor) X X X X X X X X X

Ohio Bobcat Club Email Updates X X X X X X X X X

Ability to Purchase Ohio at Penn State Football Tickets

Up to 4

Up to 4

Up to 8

Up to 8

Up to 12

Up to 12

Up to 12

Up to 12

Up to 12

Access to Football Pregame Hospitality in Pepsi TailGreat Park X X X X X X X

Complimentary Football Season Parking Pass*

Blue Lot

Blue Lot

Complimentary Men’s Basketball Season Parking Pass* Red Lot Football & Men’s Basketball Premium Seating*

Orange Lot Green Lot Blue Lot

Blue Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Purple Lot Purple Lot Purple Lot Purple Lot Purple Lot

Premium seats for Football and Men’s Basketball require a per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund.

For details, please see premium seating section in this brochure or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

Men’s Basketball VIP Concession Line*

Rohr Room Access (Men’s Basketball)* X X X X X X

VIP Football Sideline Experience X X X X X

Two All-Sport Passes X X X X

Invitation to Athletics Director’s Football Pre-game Reception X X X Invitation to Closed Practice Event (Football or Men’s Basketball) X X Personalized Parking Space (Football & Men’s Basketball)* X X

Invitation to Accompany Team for Select Away Games X Annual Ohio Bobcat Club Gift *Requires purchase of season ticket

The Ohio Bobcat Club operates on a July 1 – June 30 giving calendar. Your yearly Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund donations will be totaled at the end of the year and your benefits for the upcoming year will be based on that total. For more information, or to find out which benefit level you qualify for, please contact the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

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WAYS TO JOIN

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$1

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IN PTA 9 CA $1,19

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Convocation Center, S126 1 Ohio University Athens, OH 45701

$6

The Ohio Bobcat Club

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Checks should be made payable to “Ohio University Foundation” and mailed to:

A contribution that entitles the donor to benefits of the Ohio Bobcat Club is 80 percent tax deductible as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes, according to IRS Code, Section 170(L)(2)(B). Donors who do not wish to exercise their benefits and desire to receive a full tax deduction must notify the Ohio University Foundation in writing. Please consult your tax advisor with any questions.

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To make a gift by check or credit card through the mail, please fill out the included Ohio Bobcat Club membership form and send to the address below.

All contributions to the Ohio Bobcat Club are considered gifts to Ohio University and are credited at full value for the purpose of the donor’s gift record with the Ohio University Foundation.

ON LK- 99 WA5 - $2

MAIL

TAX INFORMATION

$1

To make your gift online, visit www.ohio.edu/give and select Ohio Bobcat Club as your allocation. You have the option of making a recurring gift here as well so you can spread your giving over a period of time.

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ONLINE

• Gift-in-Kind: A gift-in-kind donation is one of personal property that is charitably gifted to the Ohio University Foundation. Books, equipment, real estate, and vehicles all qualify and count for charitable gift credit.

• Planned Gifts: Planned gifts are a method for donors to make contribution plans for their favorite interests after they have passed. Some examples of planned giving are: Bequests, Retirement Plans, Endowments, Retained Life Estate, Charitable Gift Annuities, and Life Insurance. Check with your tax advisor for the benefits of making a planned gift.

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To make a gift by credit card over the phone (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted), please call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

• Stock Transfer/E-Trade: Gifts of appreciated securities are a great way to transmit assets to Ohio University as charitable contributions.

Fan4

PHONE

• Matching Gifts: Many Ohio Bobcat Club members are employed by one of the hundreds of companies that will match a gift to the Ohio Bobcat Club. You can find out if your company is one of them by calling 800-592-FUND.

0Bobcat $5

Gifts of cash, check or credit card are often the most convenient way of giving.

OTHER METHODS OF GIVING Bobcat E FAM 9 OF ,99 LL $9 HA 000 , $5 R YEA99 THE 4,9 OF 0 - $ YER ,00 PLA $3 N CA ERI ,999 -AM - $2 ALL ,800 $1 CE REN 99 NFE $1,7 -C O 0 ALL$1,20

Cash, Check, or Credit Card

Ohio Bobcat Club benefits are available for donations made to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund. Contributions made towards sport specific annual funds, capital or special projects (for example: Multi-Purpose Center) generate priority points but do not qualify for benefits.

Membership Kit X X X X X X X X X

Tax Deduction (consult your tax advisor) X X X X X X X X X

Ohio Bobcat Club Email Updates X X X X X X X X X

Ability to Purchase Ohio at Penn State Football Tickets

Up to 4

Up to 4

Up to 8

Up to 8

Up to 12

Up to 12

Up to 12

Up to 12

Up to 12

Access to Football Pregame Hospitality in Pepsi TailGreat Park X X X X X X X

Complimentary Football Season Parking Pass*

Blue Lot

Blue Lot

Complimentary Men’s Basketball Season Parking Pass* Red Lot Football & Men’s Basketball Premium Seating*

Orange Lot Green Lot Blue Lot

Blue Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Purple Lot Purple Lot Purple Lot Purple Lot Purple Lot

Premium seats for Football and Men’s Basketball require a per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund.

For details, please see premium seating section in this brochure or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

Men’s Basketball VIP Concession Line*

Rohr Room Access (Men’s Basketball)* X X X X X X

VIP Football Sideline Experience X X X X X

Two All-Sport Passes X X X X

Invitation to Athletics Director’s Football Pre-game Reception X X X Invitation to Closed Practice Event (Football or Men’s Basketball) X X Personalized Parking Space (Football & Men’s Basketball)* X X

Invitation to Accompany Team for Select Away Games X Annual Ohio Bobcat Club Gift *Requires purchase of season ticket

The Ohio Bobcat Club operates on a July 1 – June 30 giving calendar. Your yearly Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund donations will be totaled at the end of the year and your benefits for the upcoming year will be based on that total. For more information, or to find out which benefit level you qualify for, please contact the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

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OHIO FOOTBALL

TOWER CLUB - $175 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The Tower Club is an exclusive access and seating area at Peden Stadium. Private elevator, restrooms, concession stand, and covered seating in some areas are just a few of the amenities. NEW IN 2012: The Tower Club concession stand is now serving beer and wine to all guests age 21 and over.

Basketball Premium Seating Diagram

FOOTBALL PREMIUM SEATING DIAGRAM

Donor Premium Seating Options BOBCAT BLACK - $900/$600 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Bobcat Black seats provide our fans with the best experience in the Mid-American Conference, hands down. Located courtside in the Convo, members get exclusive parking, popcorn & drink service, private coach chalk-talks, and the best seats around. For $900 per seat, Bobcat Black season ticket holders will sit at midcourt with a table in front of them (seats 1-20). For $600 per seat, seating is available across from the Ohio bench and on the corresponding baseline (seats 21-44).

TOUCHDOWN CLUB - $75 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The Touchdown Club comprises 40 chair-back seats along the north endzone are closer to the field than anywhere else in Peden Stadium. In addition, all Touchdown Club season ticket holders have access to a complimentary buffet and drink area. CHAMPIONS CLUB - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund NEW IN 2012: The Champions Club makes up 500 seats in Peden Stadium right at the 50 yard line. New plastic chairbacks have been installed to add comfort and style. Located on the “O” painted into the stands, these seats are a great addition to Peden Stadium. PHILLIPS CLUB - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The first four rows along the Tower side of Peden Stadium are reserved for the most dedicated and noisy Bobcat faithful. Just inches behind the visiting team operations, you will feel like you are in the action!

Donor Hospitality FOOTBALL PREGAME PARTY IN PEPSI TAILGREAT PARK – All members! Any Ohio Bobcat Club member at the Bobcat Fan level or higher is invited to join other fans and donors at the Football Pregame Party in Pepsi TailGreat Park , held in conjunction with the Green & White Club. Food, soft-drinks, beer, and wine are all available alongside our flat-screen TVs showing out-of-town games. It is THE place to be before any Bobcat Football game. Come check it out!

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Donor Parking

Pepsi TailGreat Lot Parking

Any Ohio Bobcat Club donor at the Bobcat Fan level or higher is eligible for a complimentary Football Season Parking Pass with the purchase of season tickets. See the map to the right to see which lot you qualify for.

If you make your own party on game-days, then Pepsi TailGreat Parking Lot is for you. Any Ohio Bobcat Club Season Parking Pass gains you access, but the lot is first-come first-served so get here early! Need a second parking pass? Ohio Bobcat Club members with six (6) or more season tickets are eligible for a second parking pass, upon request. To request a second pass, please email or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176 or bobcatclub@ohio.edu.

OHIO BASKETBALL PLATINUM - $100 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Platinum seats make up sections 1-4 in the Convo, and span the entire sideline behind the team benches and score table. These seats are always the in the highest demand each winter.

FOOTBALL PARKING MAP

GOLD - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Sections 101-104 provide a great view of the game, easy access, and a quick tunnel into the Rohr Room. Sit in comfort with other Ohio Bobcat Club members and enjoy the half-time stat sheets.

Basketball PARKING MAP

SILVER - $25 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The fans at Ohio University are regarded as the best in the Mid-American Conference, and our Silver Section season ticket holders are the reason why. Silver sections included in this change are: 105, 106, 109, 115, 116, 119, and 120.

Donor Hospitality THE ROHR ROOM – Ohio Bobcat Club members at the Captain Level or above Any Ohio Bobcat Club member at the Captain Level or higher with season tickets is welcome in the Rohr Room, the exclusive hospitality area for Men’s Basketball games. Complimentary water and softdrinks along with Athens’ best popcorn make this a great area to hang out. NEW FOR 2012: Beer and wine are now available in the Rohr Room up until tip-off and during half-time.

Donor Parking Any Ohio Bobcat Club donor at the Walk-on level or higher is eligible for a complimentary Men’s Basketball Season Parking Pass with the purchase of season tickets. See the map to the left to see which lot you qualify for. Need a second parking pass? Ohio Bobcat Club members with six (6) or more season tickets are eligible for a second parking pass, upon request. To request a second pass, please email or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176 or bobcatclub@ohio.edu. 5

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OHIO FOOTBALL

TOWER CLUB - $175 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The Tower Club is an exclusive access and seating area at Peden Stadium. Private elevator, restrooms, concession stand, and covered seating in some areas are just a few of the amenities. NEW IN 2012: The Tower Club concession stand is now serving beer and wine to all guests age 21 and over.

Basketball Premium Seating Diagram

FOOTBALL PREMIUM SEATING DIAGRAM

Donor Premium Seating Options BOBCAT BLACK - $900/$600 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Bobcat Black seats provide our fans with the best experience in the Mid-American Conference, hands down. Located courtside in the Convo, members get exclusive parking, popcorn & drink service, private coach chalk-talks, and the best seats around. For $900 per seat, Bobcat Black season ticket holders will sit at midcourt with a table in front of them (seats 1-20). For $600 per seat, seating is available across from the Ohio bench and on the corresponding baseline (seats 21-44).

TOUCHDOWN CLUB - $75 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The Touchdown Club comprises 40 chair-back seats along the north endzone are closer to the field than anywhere else in Peden Stadium. In addition, all Touchdown Club season ticket holders have access to a complimentary buffet and drink area. CHAMPIONS CLUB - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund NEW IN 2012: The Champions Club makes up 500 seats in Peden Stadium right at the 50 yard line. New plastic chairbacks have been installed to add comfort and style. Located on the “O” painted into the stands, these seats are a great addition to Peden Stadium. PHILLIPS CLUB - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The first four rows along the Tower side of Peden Stadium are reserved for the most dedicated and noisy Bobcat faithful. Just inches behind the visiting team operations, you will feel like you are in the action!

Donor Hospitality FOOTBALL PREGAME PARTY IN PEPSI TAILGREAT PARK – All members! Any Ohio Bobcat Club member at the Bobcat Fan level or higher is invited to join other fans and donors at the Football Pregame Party in Pepsi TailGreat Park , held in conjunction with the Green & White Club. Food, soft-drinks, beer, and wine are all available alongside our flat-screen TVs showing out-of-town games. It is THE place to be before any Bobcat Football game. Come check it out!

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Donor Parking

Pepsi TailGreat Lot Parking

Any Ohio Bobcat Club donor at the Bobcat Fan level or higher is eligible for a complimentary Football Season Parking Pass with the purchase of season tickets. See the map to the right to see which lot you qualify for.

If you make your own party on game-days, then Pepsi TailGreat Parking Lot is for you. Any Ohio Bobcat Club Season Parking Pass gains you access, but the lot is first-come first-served so get here early! Need a second parking pass? Ohio Bobcat Club members with six (6) or more season tickets are eligible for a second parking pass, upon request. To request a second pass, please email or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176 or bobcatclub@ohio.edu.

OHIO BASKETBALL PLATINUM - $100 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Platinum seats make up sections 1-4 in the Convo, and span the entire sideline behind the team benches and score table. These seats are always the in the highest demand each winter.

FOOTBALL PARKING MAP

GOLD - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Sections 101-104 provide a great view of the game, easy access, and a quick tunnel into the Rohr Room. Sit in comfort with other Ohio Bobcat Club members and enjoy the half-time stat sheets.

Basketball PARKING MAP

SILVER - $25 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The fans at Ohio University are regarded as the best in the Mid-American Conference, and our Silver Section season ticket holders are the reason why. Silver sections included in this change are: 105, 106, 109, 115, 116, 119, and 120.

Donor Hospitality THE ROHR ROOM – Ohio Bobcat Club members at the Captain Level or above Any Ohio Bobcat Club member at the Captain Level or higher with season tickets is welcome in the Rohr Room, the exclusive hospitality area for Men’s Basketball games. Complimentary water and softdrinks along with Athens’ best popcorn make this a great area to hang out. NEW FOR 2012: Beer and wine are now available in the Rohr Room up until tip-off and during half-time.

Donor Parking Any Ohio Bobcat Club donor at the Walk-on level or higher is eligible for a complimentary Men’s Basketball Season Parking Pass with the purchase of season tickets. See the map to the left to see which lot you qualify for. Need a second parking pass? Ohio Bobcat Club members with six (6) or more season tickets are eligible for a second parking pass, upon request. To request a second pass, please email or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176 or bobcatclub@ohio.edu. 5

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BENEFITS CHART

WAYS TO JOIN

0

END LEG,000+

$1

-

IN PTA 9 CA $1,19

6

00

Convocation Center, S126 1 Ohio University Athens, OH 45701

$6

The Ohio Bobcat Club

ER NN 9 WI $59 TER 0 LET $30

Checks should be made payable to “Ohio University Foundation” and mailed to:

A contribution that entitles the donor to benefits of the Ohio Bobcat Club is 80 percent tax deductible as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes, according to IRS Code, Section 170(L)(2)(B). Donors who do not wish to exercise their benefits and desire to receive a full tax deduction must notify the Ohio University Foundation in writing. Please consult your tax advisor with any questions.

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To make a gift by check or credit card through the mail, please fill out the included Ohio Bobcat Club membership form and send to the address below.

All contributions to the Ohio Bobcat Club are considered gifts to Ohio University and are credited at full value for the purpose of the donor’s gift record with the Ohio University Foundation.

ON LK- 99 WA5 - $2

MAIL

TAX INFORMATION

$1

To make your gift online, visit www.ohio.edu/give and select Ohio Bobcat Club as your allocation. You have the option of making a recurring gift here as well so you can spread your giving over a period of time.

2

ONLINE

• Gift-in-Kind: A gift-in-kind donation is one of personal property that is charitably gifted to the Ohio University Foundation. Books, equipment, real estate, and vehicles all qualify and count for charitable gift credit.

• Planned Gifts: Planned gifts are a method for donors to make contribution plans for their favorite interests after they have passed. Some examples of planned giving are: Bequests, Retirement Plans, Endowments, Retained Life Estate, Charitable Gift Annuities, and Life Insurance. Check with your tax advisor for the benefits of making a planned gift.

$1

To make a gift by credit card over the phone (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted), please call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

• Stock Transfer/E-Trade: Gifts of appreciated securities are a great way to transmit assets to Ohio University as charitable contributions.

Fan4

PHONE

• Matching Gifts: Many Ohio Bobcat Club members are employed by one of the hundreds of companies that will match a gift to the Ohio Bobcat Club. You can find out if your company is one of them by calling 800-592-FUND.

0Bobcat $5

Gifts of cash, check or credit card are often the most convenient way of giving.

OTHER METHODS OF GIVING Bobcat E FAM 9 OF ,99 LL $9 HA 000 , $5 R YEA99 THE 4,9 OF 0 - $ YER ,00 PLA $3 N CA ERI ,999 -AM - $2 ALL ,800 $1 CE REN 99 NFE $1,7 -C O 0 ALL$1,20

Cash, Check, or Credit Card

Ohio Bobcat Club benefits are available for donations made to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund. Contributions made towards sport specific annual funds, capital or special projects (for example: Multi-Purpose Center) generate priority points but do not qualify for benefits.

Membership Kit X X X X X X X X X

Tax Deduction (consult your tax advisor) X X X X X X X X X

Ohio Bobcat Club Email Updates X X X X X X X X X

Ability to Purchase Ohio at Penn State Football Tickets

Up to 4

Up to 4

Up to 8

Up to 8

Up to 12

Up to 12

Up to 12

Up to 12

Up to 12

Access to Football Pregame Hospitality in Pepsi TailGreat Park X X X X X X X

Complimentary Football Season Parking Pass*

Blue Lot

Blue Lot

Complimentary Men’s Basketball Season Parking Pass* Red Lot Football & Men’s Basketball Premium Seating*

Orange Lot Green Lot Blue Lot

Blue Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Green Lot

Purple Lot Purple Lot Purple Lot Purple Lot Purple Lot

Premium seats for Football and Men’s Basketball require a per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund.

For details, please see premium seating section in this brochure or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

Men’s Basketball VIP Concession Line*

Rohr Room Access (Men’s Basketball)* X X X X X X

VIP Football Sideline Experience X X X X X

Two All-Sport Passes X X X X

Invitation to Athletics Director’s Football Pre-game Reception X X X Invitation to Closed Practice Event (Football or Men’s Basketball) X X Personalized Parking Space (Football & Men’s Basketball)* X X

Invitation to Accompany Team for Select Away Games X Annual Ohio Bobcat Club Gift *Requires purchase of season ticket

The Ohio Bobcat Club operates on a July 1 – June 30 giving calendar. Your yearly Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund donations will be totaled at the end of the year and your benefits for the upcoming year will be based on that total. For more information, or to find out which benefit level you qualify for, please contact the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

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OHIO FOOTBALL

TOWER CLUB - $175 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The Tower Club is an exclusive access and seating area at Peden Stadium. Private elevator, restrooms, concession stand, and covered seating in some areas are just a few of the amenities. NEW IN 2012: The Tower Club concession stand is now serving beer and wine to all guests age 21 and over.

Basketball Premium Seating Diagram

FOOTBALL PREMIUM SEATING DIAGRAM

Donor Premium Seating Options BOBCAT BLACK - $900/$600 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Bobcat Black seats provide our fans with the best experience in the Mid-American Conference, hands down. Located courtside in the Convo, members get exclusive parking, popcorn & drink service, private coach chalk-talks, and the best seats around. For $900 per seat, Bobcat Black season ticket holders will sit at midcourt with a table in front of them (seats 1-20). For $600 per seat, seating is available across from the Ohio bench and on the corresponding baseline (seats 21-44).

TOUCHDOWN CLUB - $75 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The Touchdown Club comprises 40 chair-back seats along the north endzone are closer to the field than anywhere else in Peden Stadium. In addition, all Touchdown Club season ticket holders have access to a complimentary buffet and drink area. CHAMPIONS CLUB - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund NEW IN 2012: The Champions Club makes up 500 seats in Peden Stadium right at the 50 yard line. New plastic chairbacks have been installed to add comfort and style. Located on the “O” painted into the stands, these seats are a great addition to Peden Stadium. PHILLIPS CLUB - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The first four rows along the Tower side of Peden Stadium are reserved for the most dedicated and noisy Bobcat faithful. Just inches behind the visiting team operations, you will feel like you are in the action!

Donor Hospitality FOOTBALL PREGAME PARTY IN PEPSI TAILGREAT PARK – All members! Any Ohio Bobcat Club member at the Bobcat Fan level or higher is invited to join other fans and donors at the Football Pregame Party in Pepsi TailGreat Park , held in conjunction with the Green & White Club. Food, soft-drinks, beer, and wine are all available alongside our flat-screen TVs showing out-of-town games. It is THE place to be before any Bobcat Football game. Come check it out!

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Donor Parking

Pepsi TailGreat Lot Parking

Any Ohio Bobcat Club donor at the Bobcat Fan level or higher is eligible for a complimentary Football Season Parking Pass with the purchase of season tickets. See the map to the right to see which lot you qualify for.

If you make your own party on game-days, then Pepsi TailGreat Parking Lot is for you. Any Ohio Bobcat Club Season Parking Pass gains you access, but the lot is first-come first-served so get here early! Need a second parking pass? Ohio Bobcat Club members with six (6) or more season tickets are eligible for a second parking pass, upon request. To request a second pass, please email or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176 or bobcatclub@ohio.edu.

OHIO BASKETBALL PLATINUM - $100 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Platinum seats make up sections 1-4 in the Convo, and span the entire sideline behind the team benches and score table. These seats are always the in the highest demand each winter.

FOOTBALL PARKING MAP

GOLD - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Sections 101-104 provide a great view of the game, easy access, and a quick tunnel into the Rohr Room. Sit in comfort with other Ohio Bobcat Club members and enjoy the half-time stat sheets.

Basketball PARKING MAP

SILVER - $25 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The fans at Ohio University are regarded as the best in the Mid-American Conference, and our Silver Section season ticket holders are the reason why. Silver sections included in this change are: 105, 106, 109, 115, 116, 119, and 120.

Donor Hospitality THE ROHR ROOM – Ohio Bobcat Club members at the Captain Level or above Any Ohio Bobcat Club member at the Captain Level or higher with season tickets is welcome in the Rohr Room, the exclusive hospitality area for Men’s Basketball games. Complimentary water and softdrinks along with Athens’ best popcorn make this a great area to hang out. NEW FOR 2012: Beer and wine are now available in the Rohr Room up until tip-off and during half-time.

Donor Parking Any Ohio Bobcat Club donor at the Walk-on level or higher is eligible for a complimentary Men’s Basketball Season Parking Pass with the purchase of season tickets. See the map to the left to see which lot you qualify for. Need a second parking pass? Ohio Bobcat Club members with six (6) or more season tickets are eligible for a second parking pass, upon request. To request a second pass, please email or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176 or bobcatclub@ohio.edu. 5

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OHIO FOOTBALL

TOWER CLUB - $175 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The Tower Club is an exclusive access and seating area at Peden Stadium. Private elevator, restrooms, concession stand, and covered seating in some areas are just a few of the amenities. NEW IN 2012: The Tower Club concession stand is now serving beer and wine to all guests age 21 and over.

Basketball Premium Seating Diagram

FOOTBALL PREMIUM SEATING DIAGRAM

Donor Premium Seating Options BOBCAT BLACK - $900/$600 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Bobcat Black seats provide our fans with the best experience in the Mid-American Conference, hands down. Located courtside in the Convo, members get exclusive parking, popcorn & drink service, private coach chalk-talks, and the best seats around. For $900 per seat, Bobcat Black season ticket holders will sit at midcourt with a table in front of them (seats 1-20). For $600 per seat, seating is available across from the Ohio bench and on the corresponding baseline (seats 21-44).

TOUCHDOWN CLUB - $75 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The Touchdown Club comprises 40 chair-back seats along the north endzone are closer to the field than anywhere else in Peden Stadium. In addition, all Touchdown Club season ticket holders have access to a complimentary buffet and drink area. CHAMPIONS CLUB - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund NEW IN 2012: The Champions Club makes up 500 seats in Peden Stadium right at the 50 yard line. New plastic chairbacks have been installed to add comfort and style. Located on the “O” painted into the stands, these seats are a great addition to Peden Stadium. PHILLIPS CLUB - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The first four rows along the Tower side of Peden Stadium are reserved for the most dedicated and noisy Bobcat faithful. Just inches behind the visiting team operations, you will feel like you are in the action!

Donor Hospitality FOOTBALL PREGAME PARTY IN PEPSI TAILGREAT PARK – All members! Any Ohio Bobcat Club member at the Bobcat Fan level or higher is invited to join other fans and donors at the Football Pregame Party in Pepsi TailGreat Park , held in conjunction with the Green & White Club. Food, soft-drinks, beer, and wine are all available alongside our flat-screen TVs showing out-of-town games. It is THE place to be before any Bobcat Football game. Come check it out!

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Donor Parking

Pepsi TailGreat Lot Parking

Any Ohio Bobcat Club donor at the Bobcat Fan level or higher is eligible for a complimentary Football Season Parking Pass with the purchase of season tickets. See the map to the right to see which lot you qualify for.

If you make your own party on game-days, then Pepsi TailGreat Parking Lot is for you. Any Ohio Bobcat Club Season Parking Pass gains you access, but the lot is first-come first-served so get here early! Need a second parking pass? Ohio Bobcat Club members with six (6) or more season tickets are eligible for a second parking pass, upon request. To request a second pass, please email or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176 or bobcatclub@ohio.edu.

OHIO BASKETBALL PLATINUM - $100 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Platinum seats make up sections 1-4 in the Convo, and span the entire sideline behind the team benches and score table. These seats are always the in the highest demand each winter.

FOOTBALL PARKING MAP

GOLD - $50 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund Sections 101-104 provide a great view of the game, easy access, and a quick tunnel into the Rohr Room. Sit in comfort with other Ohio Bobcat Club members and enjoy the half-time stat sheets.

Basketball PARKING MAP

SILVER - $25 per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund The fans at Ohio University are regarded as the best in the Mid-American Conference, and our Silver Section season ticket holders are the reason why. Silver sections included in this change are: 105, 106, 109, 115, 116, 119, and 120.

Donor Hospitality THE ROHR ROOM – Ohio Bobcat Club members at the Captain Level or above Any Ohio Bobcat Club member at the Captain Level or higher with season tickets is welcome in the Rohr Room, the exclusive hospitality area for Men’s Basketball games. Complimentary water and softdrinks along with Athens’ best popcorn make this a great area to hang out. NEW FOR 2012: Beer and wine are now available in the Rohr Room up until tip-off and during half-time.

Donor Parking Any Ohio Bobcat Club donor at the Walk-on level or higher is eligible for a complimentary Men’s Basketball Season Parking Pass with the purchase of season tickets. See the map to the left to see which lot you qualify for. Need a second parking pass? Ohio Bobcat Club members with six (6) or more season tickets are eligible for a second parking pass, upon request. To request a second pass, please email or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176 or bobcatclub@ohio.edu. 5

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Checks should be made payable to “Ohio University Foundation” and mailed to:

A contribution that entitles the donor to benefits of the Ohio Bobcat Club is 80 percent tax deductible as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes, according to IRS Code, Section 170(L)(2)(B). Donors who do not wish to exercise their benefits and desire to receive a full tax deduction must notify the Ohio University Foundation in writing. Please consult your tax advisor with any questions.

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To make a gift by check or credit card through the mail, please fill out the included Ohio Bobcat Club membership form and send to the address below.

All contributions to the Ohio Bobcat Club are considered gifts to Ohio University and are credited at full value for the purpose of the donor’s gift record with the Ohio University Foundation.

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To make your gift online, visit www.ohio.edu/give and select Ohio Bobcat Club as your allocation. You have the option of making a recurring gift here as well so you can spread your giving over a period of time.

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ONLINE

• Gift-in-Kind: A gift-in-kind donation is one of personal property that is charitably gifted to the Ohio University Foundation. Books, equipment, real estate, and vehicles all qualify and count for charitable gift credit.

• Planned Gifts: Planned gifts are a method for donors to make contribution plans for their favorite interests after they have passed. Some examples of planned giving are: Bequests, Retirement Plans, Endowments, Retained Life Estate, Charitable Gift Annuities, and Life Insurance. Check with your tax advisor for the benefits of making a planned gift.

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To make a gift by credit card over the phone (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted), please call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

• Stock Transfer/E-Trade: Gifts of appreciated securities are a great way to transmit assets to Ohio University as charitable contributions.

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• Matching Gifts: Many Ohio Bobcat Club members are employed by one of the hundreds of companies that will match a gift to the Ohio Bobcat Club. You can find out if your company is one of them by calling 800-592-FUND.

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Ohio Bobcat Club benefits are available for donations made to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund. Contributions made towards sport specific annual funds, capital or special projects (for example: Multi-Purpose Center) generate priority points but do not qualify for benefits.

Membership Kit X X X X X X X X X

Tax Deduction (consult your tax advisor) X X X X X X X X X

Ohio Bobcat Club Email Updates X X X X X X X X X

Ability to Purchase Ohio at Penn State Football Tickets

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Access to Football Pregame Hospitality in Pepsi TailGreat Park X X X X X X X

Complimentary Football Season Parking Pass*

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Complimentary Men’s Basketball Season Parking Pass* Red Lot Football & Men’s Basketball Premium Seating*

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Premium seats for Football and Men’s Basketball require a per-seat donation to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund.

For details, please see premium seating section in this brochure or call the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

Men’s Basketball VIP Concession Line*

Rohr Room Access (Men’s Basketball)* X X X X X X

VIP Football Sideline Experience X X X X X

Two All-Sport Passes X X X X

Invitation to Athletics Director’s Football Pre-game Reception X X X Invitation to Closed Practice Event (Football or Men’s Basketball) X X Personalized Parking Space (Football & Men’s Basketball)* X X

Invitation to Accompany Team for Select Away Games X Annual Ohio Bobcat Club Gift *Requires purchase of season ticket

The Ohio Bobcat Club operates on a July 1 – June 30 giving calendar. Your yearly Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund donations will be totaled at the end of the year and your benefits for the upcoming year will be based on that total. For more information, or to find out which benefit level you qualify for, please contact the Ohio Bobcat Club at (740) 593-1176.

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OHIO BOBCAT CLUB PRIORITY POINTS The Ohio Bobcat Club uses a Priority Point system for the proper and equitable allocation of tickets for all Football and Men’s Basketball postseason events. This includes, but is not limited to, Bowl games, NCAA Tournament games, and MAC Championship events. The purpose of the Ohio Bobcat Club Priority Point system is to reward supporters of Ohio Athletics who have provided financial support and continued loyalty to the program. Please note that the formula to calculate points includes all historical documented gifts to athletics department accounts within the Ohio University Foundation. Points for documented season ticket history are calculated beginning in 2002.

PRIORITY POINT DEADLINES (not season ticket deadlines!)

Donations received by the dates below will be used towards calculating Priority Points for the following events. October 31, 2012

Football post-season including MAC Championship and Bowl Game

December 31, 2012 Basketball post-season including MAC Tournament and NCAA Tournament

HOW ARE PRIORITY POINTS CALCULATED? 1) Annual Giving Component:

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3 points for each $100 contributed to the Ohio Bobcat Club Annual Fund 1 point for each $100 contributed to any sport specific account 50 points for each vehicle donated to the athletics department via the Bobcat Big Wheels Program 1 point for each $500 contributed to any athletic account via gift-in-kind (based on approval)

2) Ticket Component • • •

1 point for each season ticket purchased for men’s basketball, women’s basketball and football (excluding Family Pack) 1 point for a Family Pack purchase for men’s basketball or football 1 point for each All-Sports Pass purchased

3) On-Going Bonus Components

• 1 point for each year of consecutive giving to athletics • 1 point for each consecutive year as a men’s basketball, women’s basketball or football season ticket holder

4) Capital and Endowment Gifts

1.5 points for each $100 contributed to the various athletics capital and endowment campaigns and projects. Gifts to these accounts will count toward priority points, but will not count toward annual membership and benefits (documented irrevocable planned gifts are credited at net present value)

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Joe Bobcat’s Priority Point Example Annual Giving Component: Joe joined the Ohio Bobcat Club five years ago. For his first two years, he donated $250 each year, and the past three years he has donated $500 each year. Thus, Joe has accumulated a lifetime giving amount of $2,000.

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In 2008, Joe made a restricted gift of $200 to Baseball.

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Ticket Component:

Joe has been a football season ticket holder for the past three years, with four season tickets purchased each year.

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Bobcat Representative Program Component:

Joe was a Bobcat Representative this year and helped sign up the most new members to the Ohio Bobcat Club.

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Ongoing Component:

Joe has been an Ohio Bobcat Club member for five consecutive years.

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Joe has been a football season ticket holder for three consecutive years.

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Capital Gift Component:

In 2012, Joe made a $15,000 gift towards the Multi-Purpose Center project.

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Joe Bobcat’s Priority Point Total: 317 POINTS

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BOBCAT REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAM Want to help Ohio Athletics, Become a Bobcat Rep! About the Bobcat Rep Program The Bobcat Representative Program is an outreach initiative that supports Ohio Athletics through engaging our university’s nearly 200,000 alumni. Bobcat Reps are a team of volunteers who serve as ambassadors within their community providing a personal connection between Ohio Athletics and Bobcat supporters, and play a key role in building athletics success. The goal of this initiative is · To increase Ohio Bobcat Club membership through more personal communication about OHIO Athletics. · Assist in stewarding our current donors. · As well as assist in the marketing and planning of Ohio Athletic events, such as the Bobcat Caravan. Our Bobcat Reps are located throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia and help the Ohio Bobcat Club provide sustainable & long-term financial support for our student-athletes so they can achieve academic and athletic excellence.

Reasons to Be a Rep Being a Rep is an easy way to go above and beyond to help support Ohio Athletics. We need those who are enthusiastic about the Bobcats win or lose that want to have a hand in aiding the future success of Ohio Athletics. For Their Efforts, Bobcat Reps Earn Recognition & Prizes Such As: · · ·

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VIP Home & Away Football Game Experiences Autographed Items from Ohio Head Coaches Official Ohio Athletics Gear

Being a Bobcat Rep is an easy way to earn Ohio Bobcat Club priority points. See below chart to see different Rep awards which receive points. To see what priority points are used for please see Ohio Bobcat Club priority points page.

Bobcat Representative Program Component: • • • • • •

Bobcat Representative of the Year earns 25 points Bobcat Representative All-American Level earns 20 points Bobcat District Representative of the year (11 winners) earns 15 points Bobcat Representative with the Most New Money Raised earns 10 points Bobcat Representative with the Most New Members earns 10 points Bobcat Representative MAC Player of the Year Level earns 10 points

For more information on the Bobcat Rep Program please contact:

Drew Ossakow

Assistant Director of Annual Giving (740) 597-9026 ossakow@ohio.edu

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Ohio Bobcat Club Impact Support our Ohio Bobcat Club members provide allow our student-athletes to have a one of a kind experience and allow our coaches to help prepare them for life after graduation.  Below you will find how our student-athletes and coaches are making a difference.

Joe Carbone After 24 years as Ohio Baseball’s head coach, Joe Carbone has announced he will be stepping down following the 2012 season. Carbone leaves the program as Ohio’s all-time winningest coach, his team’s claimed two MAC titles, and boasted a graduation rate that ranks Ohio in the 99th percentile of all Division I baseball. In 2011, Carbone was inducted into the Kermit Blosser Ohio University Hall of Fame as both a player and coach, also recognizing his accomplishments as a Bobcat student-athlete where he was a team captain on Ohio’s 1970 College World Series team. The Ohio Bobcat Club and its members would all like to thank Joe for his tremendous service to Ohio Athletics. We appreciate all that you have done and wish you the best in retirement!

My time at Ohio has been a heck of a ride. Working with such great players, coaches, and staff members has been amazing. Ohio Bobcat Club members, I would like to thank you for your support of Ohio Baseball and Ohio Athletics. You truly made a difference over the years and have made an impact on me and our student-athletes. I will always be appreciative for what you have done and will do, Go Bobcats!” – Joe Carbone

Jordan Thompson Football Over the course of his four-year athletics career at Ohio University, senior tight end Jordan Thompson has established himself as a model student-athlete for the Bobcats. In 2011, he posted career-highs in both receptions and receiving yards, while serving as a team captain. Off the field, he has volunteered to mow the lawn at the United Methodist Church, volunteered at the Regional Ohio Food Bank and participated in the Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Special Olympics in Athens, Ohio. With all his charity work and commitments to being a collegiate athlete, Thompson has still maintained a strong balance with his school work. As an engineering major, he has maintained a steady 3.379 grade point average and in 2010 he was named to the All-MAC Academic Team. Following the year, he was honored at the 2011 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl as the Humanitarian Award Winner. In addition, he was named Honorable Mention to the All-MAC Academic Team.

JEN MCGILL FIELD HOCKEY Ohio University senior Jen McGill has helped take the Bobcats’ field hockey program to a new level over the past four years. As a goalie for the Bobcats, McGill helped Ohio to 19 wins, a MAC regular season title and MAC tournament crown in 2011. Following the year, she was named All-MAC and was selected to the conference All-Tournament Team. She finished second in the nation in goals-against average (0.82) and placed eighth in the nation in save percentage (.778). The Louisville native notched 10 shutouts to lead the MAC and was named MAC Defensive Player of the Week back in October. Off the field McGill is equally as impressive, earning All-MAC and NFHCA Academic honors in each of the last three years. In addition, McGill has teamed up with the National Bone Marrow Registry to sign up players, families, and friends to be on the Be the Match Foundation.

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MISSION STATEMENT The mission of Ohio University Athletics is to successfully develop the studentathlete as a person, student and athlete. Athletics also contributes to the university through athletic and academic achievement, generates visibility, promotes institutional pride, enhances campus life and serves as a connection with alumni and fans.

JIM Harris

senior associate athletics director, development (740) 593-1176 harrisj6@ohio.edu

ROB NORRIS

Assistant ATHLETICS Director, Annual giving (740) 593-1999 norrisR1@ohio.edu

OHIO BOBCAT CLUB www.ohiobobcats.com/bobcatclub bobcatclub@ohio.edu | (740) 593-1176

Drew Ossakow

Assistant Director of Annual Giving (740) 597-9026 ossakow@ohio.edu


Ohio Bobcat Club Brochure 2012-13