Blue & Gold Gala date: January 26, 2019 from 5 PM to 9 PM
Start time: 5:00 PM ~ Important! ~ The excitement starts at 5:00 PM. (We encourage you to start checking in at 4:45 PM) Please allow at least ten minutes to park at the Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass.
Location:Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass Akimel Grand Ballroom (NOT the one with the casino). 5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226 (Print driving directions)
Attire: The Gala attire is cocktail / semi-formal. This is not intended to be a 'stuffy' event.
BECOME A BLUE & GOLD GALA SPONSOR:
WHAT IS THE COST OF THE EVENT? Hosting a table of 10 seats is an investment $1,500, a portion of which is tax-deductible. GET A TABLE Other opportunities are Gold ($10,000), Silver ($5,000) and Bronze ($3,000) level Major Sponsorships. The Arizona Farm Bureau / Farm Bureau Financial Services is our presenting sponsor for the second year. To become a Table Host or Major Sponsor, please contact Neil Schneider at (602) 705-9211.
WHY SUPPORT THE GALA? Because of our successful Inaugural Blue & Gold Gala, we were able to endow $30,000 and create two new $500 scholarships, fund 100% of FFA Career Development Events and student CDE travel, increase our funding of the Arizona Agricultural Teachers Association and our new program improvement and teacher retention initiative, as well as support the State FFA Leadership Camp, the State FFA Officer program, the State FFA Leadership Camp, and more. This now benefits the 10,000 FFA members in Arizona.