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Night of the Phoenix set for Feb. 16

The annual event in Alumni Gym will generate funding for student-athlete scholarships. 


Elon fans will gather in Alumni Gym on Friday, Feb. 16, for the 11th annual Night of the Phoenix, which generates funding to support student-athlete scholarships. The night will feature a social hour, silent auction, dinner and entertainment provided by pianist, vocalist, actor and showman Brian Gurl.

During the past 10 years, the Night of the Phoenix has raised more than $1.1 million to directly support Elon University student-athlete scholarships. All Phoenix alumni, family members and fans are encouraged to support this unique event in one or more of the following ways:


With registration options ranging from single tickets to full tables, you are sure to enjoy an exciting evening with as many guests as you'd like. This event sells out fast, so please click here to reserve your seat and/or table today.

Donate an item for and/or participate in the silent auction

The goal for the silent auction is to collect over 200 items representing numerous areas such as autographed memorabilia, artwork, gift packages, sporting gear/equipment, furniture, vacation getaways, jewelry and more. Silent auction items will be available for online bidding as well, giving Elon fans around the world the opportunity to participate through their laptop or mobile device. The silent auction website will be posted soon and new items will be added weekly leading up to Night of the Phoenix.

Please click here for more information about donating a silent auction item. All proceeds from the silent auction directly benefit student-athlete scholarships.

Become a sponsor

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the event is a great way to gain exposure for your business, while making an impact on student-athletes. Packages range from $2,500 to $15,000 and include an array of benefits. Full page ads can be purchased for $250 and include a company logo and website on the silent auction website. Please click here for more information about sponsorship opportunities.

Please contact Carrie Ritzler with any questions. She can be reached by calling 336-278-6503 or sending an email to critzler@elon.edu.

Owen Covington,
12/19/2017 2:20 PM