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2010-2011 MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION


- Ross Brenneman UND Football

CHAMPIONSHIPS start with

THANK YOU

"I am so thankful for your more than generous contributions. You have provided me with a wonderful opportunity both on the field and in the classroom. I could never possibly thank you enough."

SCHOLAR

Did you know Fighting Sioux Club members last year supported more than half of all the scholarships awarded to UND student-athletes? As the athletic program transitions into Division I competition, your membership in the Fighting Sioux Club is even more important. The number of scholarships UND must fund for student-athletes to meet Division I standards is increasing by 35 percent. Wouldn’t it be great to grow the dollars the Fighting Sioux Club raises equally as much ‌ or more? Your involvement in the Fighting Sioux Club is one of the best ways to support the over 445 student-


SHIPS athletes who proudly represent UND on the field of play, serve as leaders in the classroom, and volunteer in the community.

to their membership. The total tips - $11,133 - nearly funded a full scholarship! Every MVP gift makes an impact. And, your tip amount is 100% tax deductible.

With your membership, We Are 1 ‌ We Are North Dakota!

To celebrate the Club’s 14th year, consider adding a 14% tip to your membership this year. If every member tips, it could mean as many as 17 full scholarships for student-athletes at UND.

TIP IT UP! BECOME AN MVP Fighting Sioux student-athletes deliver championships, excitement and spirit. When you add a tip, you are extending the impact of your membership. Last year, nearly 3 percent of members added a tip

If your tip is at least $100 you will receive a token of appreciation for your additional support of Fighting Sioux student-athletes.


"Having the support of Fighting Sioux Club members makes me feel important and also helps keep me motivated. I have worked hard to be the best volleyball player I can be. Not only that, but the best student, friend, daughter, sister, and person I can be too. Thank you for all that you do for UND and our volleyball team." - Erin Joki

VOLLEYBALL RIGHT SIDE HITTER GEOGRAPHY MAJOR

FUTURE URBAN PLANNER


ON THE WEB

S T U D E N T- AT H L E T E E R I N J O K I

Keep track of Fighting Sioux news and Club events and updates by regularly visiting fightingsiouxclub.org. Find out who else has joined you as a member when you visit the members page. The photo gallery features photos from Fighting Sioux Club events. The Fighting Sioux Club also has a Facebook page – be sure to check it out and use it to stay in touch with fellow members throughout the country!

YOUNG ALUMNI DISCOUNT If you are a UND graduate who is 30-years-old or younger you qualify for a 50% discount when you join the Varsity Club level or higher. As a Young Alumni member you will have the opportunity to purchase two men’s hockey season tickets and four each for basketball and football. You will receive all other benefits associated with the member level you join (see benefits chart).


PRIORITY POINTS In an effort to provide greater support for UND student-athletes we are re-launching the Fighting Sioux Club Priority Points system for the 2010-11 year. The Fighting Sioux Club Priority Points system is a tool for allocating Fighting Sioux Club benefits providing a systematic, orderly and equitable process to prioritize requests for: season ticket relocations, away game ticket requests, postseason tickets and other benefits. The bottom line? It rewards loyalty and financial support of UND Athletics. Priority Points are determined by: 1. Current year gift to Fighting Sioux Club: 6 pts per $100 given (membership & tips) 2. Cumulative athletic Impact Scholarship: 3 pts per $100 given 3. Cumulative athletic giving history: 3 pts per $100 given (includes past Fighting Sioux Club, athletic endowment, athletic facilities, and other athletic gifts through the UND Foundation) 4. UND Letterwinner: 10 pts 5. UND Alumni: 10 pts

Visit fightingsiouxclub.org for more information and FAQs.

RALPH ENGELSTAD ARENA SUITES & CLUB LOUNGE SEATS Individuals purchasing Ralph Engelstad Arena Suites and/or Ralph Engelstad Arena Club Lounge Seats automatically become members of the Fighting Sioux Club as a portion of their suite and/or club seat purchase price is gifted to the Fighting Sioux Club as a charitable donation. Fighting Sioux Club benefits, excluding tickets and parking, are determined by the amount of the charitable donation. Ticket and parking benefits are outlined in the Ralph Engelstad Arena Suite and/or Club Lounge contracts. Contact Ralph Engelstad Arena at 701.777.0836 for more information.

MATCHING GIFTS Many companies will match your contributions to the


2,349 Members $2,035,000

2009

2,185 Members $1,836,175

2006

1,761 Members $1,709,359

2003

1,156 Members $864,410

2000

Only the individual or company making the gift is eligible to take the tax deduction. Fighting Sioux Club members will receive a receipt for tax purposes. Since the Fighting Sioux Club operates through the UND Foundation, gifts are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

621 Members $368,285

If your contribution includes an option to purchase tickets, 80% of your membership gift is tax deductible. Major gifts and contributions, including MVP gifts, do not include ticket priority or other benefits and are automatically 100% deductible. To receive a full deduction on your membership dues you must decline your right to receive any ticket benefits at the time you make your gift. This must be noted in writing or on the enclosed detachable membership form.

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TAX INFORMATION

FIGHTING SIOUX CLUB GROWTH

Fighting Sioux Club. Check with your employer – you may be able to double, even triple, the impact of your support for UND student-athletes.


WAYS TO GIVE

Securities: Appreciated stocks, bonds or mutual funds are a popular way to support student-athletes. It’s simple and can offer you a greater tax benefit than a cash equivalent. • Receive a charitable deduction for the fair-market value of the donated asset • Avoid paying capital-gain tax you would otherwise pay upon the sale of the appreciated securities Electronic Funds Transfer: We offer the convenience of transferring funds from your checking or savings account or credit card as a way to make your annual membership gift to the Fighting Sioux Club. Payment Plan: You can choose to extend payment of your donation by establishing a payment plan with monthly, quarterly, or semi-annual payments. Additional fees apply for ticket payment plans.

S T U D E N T- AT H L E T E B R A D E I D S N E S S

Cash Gifts: Cash is the most common way to make a gift. A gift of cash is as easy as writing a check, payable to the UND Foundation, or using a credit card.


"Being a student-athlete at UND is very special because of how large a part of the community we are. We are extremely fortunate to have such a passionate and knowledgeable fan base. The opportunity to play in front of our fans is an experience I will never forget. I am living out my dreams every day here at UND, and you are to thank for that." -Brad Eidsness

HOCKEY GOALIE

ENTREPRENEURSHIP MAJOR FUTURE BUSINESS LEADER


2010-11 FIGHTING SIOUX CLUB BENEFITS As a member

of the Fighting Sioux Club,

you are

DIAMOND CLUB

supporting the

athletes and

becoming part

of the team. Exclusive

benefits keep

you in the

game!

Invitation to travel with team Invitation to President’s pre-game reception Reserved parking space at Ralph Engelstad Arena Invitation to UND Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet VIP Football Sideline Experience for member & guest VIP Pre-game Ice Level Experience for member & guest FSC Priority Parking (with purchase of season tickets) Men’s Hockey Insiders’ Day Football Tailgate Tent admission Free admission to women’s hockey & volleyball Discount on football charter trips Recognition in game programs & fightingsiouxclub.org

A reserved parking space at the Ralph Engelstad Arena is just one of the exclusive benefits offered to Diamond Club Members. Upgrade today to get your name on the sign.

Opportunity to purchase season tickets* Fighting Sioux Club Priority Points Tax Deduction** 15% Sioux Shop discount Auto decal Pride and satisfaction of supporting UND student-athletes *Subject to availability. Joining the Fighting Sioux Club does not obligate you to purchase priority seating season tickets.


Century $120+

Varsity $360+

Captains $725+

Coaches $1,200+

Directors $3,025+

Emerald $6,050+

Diamond $12,100+   

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12

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**Consult your tax advisor for appropriate deductibility.

If you share your membership with other alumni/friends, FSC will only recognize one individual from the group as the contact person. There will be one receipt issued and only the contact person will receive Priority Points and the membership benefits noted.


CLUB LEVEL SEATING CHARTS FOOTBALL SEASON TICKETS

MEN’S HOCKEY SEASON TICKETS

COMBINED MEN’S & WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON TICKETS

Venue: Alerus Center

Venue: Ralph Engelstad Arena

Venue: Betty Engelstad Sioux Center

$40

$40

$50

$40

$50

$60

$60

$50

$60

$75

$75

$75

$75

$75

$75

$75

$75

$75

$60

$75

$75

$75

$50

$60

$60

$50

$40

$40

$50

$40

$100

$190

$190

$190

$190

$190

$190

$150

$100

Student Section Band

$100

Fighting Sioux Club Levels

Diamond, Emerald, Directors

Captains, Varsity

Diamond, Emerald, Directors

Varsity

Coaches

Century

Coaches

Century

Captains

See map for season ticket prices

$150

Student Section

Student Section

Fighting Sioux Club Levels

$150

Season Tickets $390 for all sections

$150

$150

$100

Fighting Sioux Club Levels Diamond, Emerald, Directors

Coaches

Captains, Varsity and Century levels may purchase tickets in any of the unmarked sections.

See map for season ticket prices


THE “YOU” IN FIGHTING SIOUX 2010-2011

MEMBERSHIP

FORM

You can be a "difference-maker" for promising student-athletes at the University of North Dakota. Help prepare them for the game and for life after the final buzzer by joining the Fighting Sioux Club today!

 I’m joining for the first time! Referred by: __________________________________  Renew my membership at  the same level  at a new level (indicate on reverse)  Individual Membership Name (as you want it to appear in listings) __________________________________________________________________ Spouse ____________________________________________________  Corporate Membership Name (as you want it to appear in listings) __________________________________________________________________ Contact Person ______________________________________________ Address _____________________________________________________________________________________________ City _____________________________________________________ State ______________ Zip ____________________ Phone __________________________________ E-mail ______________________________________________________ Return to: Fighting Sioux Club • 3100 University Ave Stop 8157 • Grand Forks, ND 58202 • fightingsiouxclub.org • 800.543.8764


PAYMENT METHOD:

MEMBERSHIP LEVEL:

 CHECK: When you join or renew at the same time you purchase season tickets you can include your membership dues in a single check, payable to Ralph Engelstad Arena. If you are a non-ticket member or opt to purchase season tickets at a later date, please make your check payable to UND Foundation.

 Quarterly $_________, starting in ______________ (month)  Checking Account (attach voided check)

 Savings Account (attach voided deposit slip)  Credit Card (fill out card information below)

EFT will continue until pledge is fulfilled or you cancel in writing.

 Visa

 MasterCard

 Discover

 American Express

Card Number ___________________________________________ Exp. Date ______________________________________________ Signature ______________________________________________

 Directors: $3,025+

 Captains: $725+

 Diamond: $12,100+

 Varsity: $360+

 Coaches: $1,200+

 Credit Card: Single payment in full (fill out card information below)  EFT payments

 Monthly $__________, starting in ______________ (month)

 Century: $120+

 Emerald: $6,050+

 I’m a YOUNG ALUM. Discount my membership by 50%. Graduation Year ________  TIP my membership to the MVP Club. I am enclosing an additional _____% or $_________.

TOTAL: $ ___________________  Double my gift! Enclosed is my employer’s MATCHING GIFT form.  I do not wish to receive ticket benefits.

This will exclude you from receiving priority season tickets or reserved parking, thereby making your gift 100% deductible rather than 80% deductible.

DONOR AGREEMENT: Fighting Sioux Club members agree to adhere to and abide by rules and regulations concerning intercollegiate athletics as determined by the NCAA and University of North Dakota. Should questions arise concerning rules and regulations, members acknowledge they should contact the UND Athletic Compliance Office at 701.777.2234. Members agree that should they be found by the NCAA or the University to have violated, knowingly or without regard for the same, rules and regulations, they may be disassociated from the University athletics program and its activities. Members can be expelled and will forfeit all benefits and privileges (including the right to receive priority season tickets and parking) until the end of the period of disassociation and subsequent reinstatement by the Fighting Sioux Club.


B R I A N FA I S O N

"The Fighting Sioux Club plays a vital role in helping UND Athletics achieve success. Contributions to this important effort support the over 445 student-athletes who excel in the classroom, in their sport and in service to the community. Whether you are a long-time member of the Fighting Sioux Club or a prospective first-time donor, I want you to know that your contribution will help ensure that our student-athletes reach their full academic and athletic potential." - Brian Faison

DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

FIGHTING SIOUX CLUB MEMBER


Fighting Sioux Club, UND Foundation 3100 University Ave. Stop 8157 Grand Forks, ND 58202 800.543.8764 fightingsiouxclub@undfoundation.org fightingsiouxclub.org

UND/REA TICKET OFFICE Fighting Sioux Ticket Office One Ralph Engelstad Drive University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND 58202 701.77.SIOUX | 877.91.SIOUX

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