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COMING TO A SCREEN NEAR YOU

Rodeo Austin is remaining true to it’s roots by carrying on the tradition of the annual Gala! This year we are rooted in grit and bringing the Gala to your home! Put on your boots (or comfy slippers) and enjoy an evening with Rodeo Austin.

Rooted In Grit logo

EVENT DETAILS

February 26, 2021

7:30pm CST

Join Rodeo Austin for a special evening called Rooted in Grit: Virtual Gala. This exclusive experience will include a silent auction, musical performances by Aaron Watson and Kevin Fowler, interviews with special guests and a look back at our favorite Rodeo Austin moments, all in support of our mission. Best of all this event is open to all friends of Rodeo Austin. The virtual event will be FREE to view, and there are exclusive contributor packages for purchase that include a delivered meal and party pack.

Entertainment Line Up

Aaron Watson

Kevin Fowler

bullfighters standing around barrel

Campfire Chat with Wayne Brooks & Bullfighters
bullfighters standing around barrel
Ladies attending fundraising event

How to Participate

Attend the Livestream

The Virtual Gala Livestream will be FREE to attend and is open to all friends of Rodeo Austin. Simply provide your name, email address and phone number to register by 2/26 at 5:30pm.

Sponsor or Contribute

Rooted In Grit: Virtual Gala is replacing the in person Gala we typically hold in February. There are plenty of ways you can support Rodeo Austin and our mission to grow the next generation. Now more than ever, we are counting on the generosity of the Rodeo Austin supporters. In exchange, we will provide you an intimate and memorable experience from the comfort of your own home! Package sales are now closed.

Silent Auction on mobile phone

Silent Auction

The Rooted in Grit silent auction will be full of fantastic experiences and one-of-a-kind packages. All silent auction proceeds directly benefit Rodeo Austin and help us further our mission. Anyone can bid on the silent auction via the virtual auction webpage.

VIEW AUCTION

FAQs

By desktop, tablet or smartphone
  1. Click Register
  2. Enter the required information.
  3. Click Create my GiveSmart Account.

 

By text
  1. Text our campaign keyword ROOTEDINGRIT to 76278.
  2. Follow the prompts from the texts received.

 

You must register to place bids, purchases, or make a donation. Once registered, click the blue link within the Welcome text message or personal link button from within the Welcome email to access the campaign.

By desktop, tablet or smartphone
  1. Access the campaign – Click the blue link within the Welcome text or personal link button from within the Welcome email.
  2. Choose item – From our Home page, click “Items” , browse or use the dropdown menu to view categories, then select an item.
  3. Choose amount – Use the pre-populated minimum bid or enter a higher amount.
    Auto bid – Select AUTO BID, enter the highest amount you are willing to bid. The system will place minimum bids for you as needed until your designated amount.
  4. Click Bid

 

By text
  1. Text item number – Reply to your welcome text by texting an item number. A text with the item details and minimum bid amount will be sent.
  2. Text item number and bid amount. Example: “102 300” then press send.

 

Outbid Notification: You will receive a text message if you are outbid.

By desktop, tablet or smartphone
  1. Access the campaign – Click the blue link within the Welcome text or personal link button from within the Welcome email.
  2. Choose item – From our Home page, click “Donate” , then select an item.
  3. Choose amount
  4. Click Donate

 

By text
  1. Text “Give” and amount
    Example: “Give 300” then press send.

 

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