2016 Live Auction

2016 Auction Book 

Read below all about the amazing experiences we had in our legendary 2016 Live Auction. And don't forget to click below for more details on all 2016 auction items. Details for 2017 coming soon.

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Smokin' Chefs' Silver Anniversary

     Winners of the 25th year of the BBQ Boys will receive:
  • Barbecue for 30 guests at your home, ranch or lake house
  • Dallas celebrity chefs Nick Barclay, Richard Chamberlain, Dean Fearing, Kevin Garvin, David Holben, Kent Rathbun and Jim Severson
  • Go behind the scenes and participate in the action
  • Champagne toast and pairings from Armand de Brignac, along with an array of wine and cocktails
  • A pair of cowboy boots from Cavender's and hat from Stetson/Resistol for the winners
  • Acoustic set by Ray Johnston

Donated by: Nick Barclay, Richard Chamberlain, Dean Fearing, Kevin Garvin, David Holben, Kent Rathbun, Jim Severson, Cavender's, Champagne Armand de Brignac, and Ray Johnston



Seas the Day, Escape to the Bahamas


Winners of the Bahamas Experience will receive:

  • Six days and five nights in a luxury four-bedroom Marina Residence or Club Villa at Albany (resort fees included) 
  • Classical massages at The Spa at Albany for you and your guests
  • A round of golf for all eight guests
  • Private cabana at Azul Adult Pool for the duration of your stay
  • Complimentary airport transfers
  • On the evening of your choice, dine at Aviva, Albany's beachside fine-dining restaurant located in Albany House, the historic pink mansion originally owned by Inspector Gadget creator and French filmmaker Jean Chapolin
  • Round trip air transportation for you and your guests provided by American Airlines

Donated by: Albany, Bahamas, American Airlines




Victoria's Secret Fashion Show


Winners of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will receive:

  • 2 coveted tickets to the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 
  • Party on at the VIP only After-Party and hob-knob with the models and celebrities face to face 
  • Behind the scenes tour of the world's biggest fashion show 
  • Choose a fabulous hotel, with a $1,000 gift certificate to 
  • Ground transportation to and from DFW Airport provided by Wynne Transportation
  • Show to be held in Europe, dates and location to be announced after the ball

Donated by: Victoria's Secret,, Wynne Transportation


Sedona's Rare Jewel 

Winners of Sedona's Rare Jewel will receive:

  • Air transportation for the winner and five guests from Addison, TX to Sedona, AZ on a private Citation XLS jet
  • Spend four nights at the acclaimed private Seven Canyons Resort Villas, located on 200 stunningly beautiful acres in the canyon valley
  • Enjoy two 1.5 liter bottles of the award winning 2013 DAOU Cabernet Sauvignon from the California Central Coast, signed by the winemakers themselves, Georges and Daniel Daou
  • Upon returning to Dallas, relive and share your spectacular experience with 19 of your friends at The Capital Grille Dallas while Executive Chef Matthew Ingersoll prepares your coursed meal along with wine pairings

Donated by: Randall Reed and Sherry Reed, owner of Starbase Jet, Dave Terrick for the use of his personal Citation Jet, DAOU Wineries, The Capital Grille Dallas 


Toby Keith Best Seats in the House


Winners of the Best Seats in the House will receive:

  • Enjoy Toby Keith's entire Cattle Baron's Ball performance from the best seats in the house on the Andrews Distributing Main Stage presented by Miller Lite
  • These special private seats include your own table and cocktail service

Donated by: Toby Keith, Andrews Distributing

The Time of Your Life in Switzerland

Winners of the HUBLOT Experience will receive:

  • Stunning one-of-a-kind HUBLOT Classic Fusion Chronograph Titanium Opaline 45mm watch complete with interchangeable black and brown leather straps and a genuine HUBLOT watch box
  • A curated expedition to visit the birthplace of the HUBLOT timepiece in Nyon, Switzerland
  • First class air transportation for winner and one guest provided by American Airlines
  • 3-night stay in the Premium suite with a lake view at the iconic Le Richemond Hotel Geneve in Geneva, Switzerland with complimentary breakfast
  • Private behind the scenes tour of the HUBLOT Manufacture and a lunch or dinner outing with a top-level executive from HUBLOT Headquarters

Donated by: HUBLOT, Hotel Le Richemond Geneve, American Airlines


Texas Sized Party at Gilley's

Winners of the Texas Sized Party will receive:

  • Enjoy a private party at Gilley's Dallas with 200 of your closest friends
  • Listen to the tunes of Rivers & Rust while tasting a signature BBQ buffet designed by Chef John Gilbert, owner of G Texas Catering, in one of the six spaces at the Gilley's Dallas complex
  • Jack Boles Services will take care of all of your guests parking or valet needs

Donated by: G Texas Catering, John Gilbert, Gilley's Dallas, Rivers & Rust, Jack Boles Services, Matthews Southwest

Australia's Finest

Winners of Australia's Finest will receive:

  • Round-trip Coach class air transportation for you and your guest to Sydney, Australia
  • 2 nights at the beautiful Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney, Australia, courtesty of local jewelry designer Margot McKinney 
  • Enjoy a private wine tasting experience at Yangarra Estate Vineyard in Adelaide hosted by 2015 Winemaker of the Year Peter Fraser
  • A beautiful pair of 18K white gold earrings by Margot McKinney featuring gemstones, diamonds and chocolate South Sea and baroque pearls

Donated by: American Airlines, Jackson Family Wines, Margot McKinney, Peter Fraser, Yangarra Estate Vineyard

Eau De Paris: Bespoke Perfume Experience

Winners of the Bespoke Perfume Experience will receive

  • Travel to Paris in style, with round-trip First Class air transportation provided by American Airlines
  • Meet master perfumer Francis Kurkdijan and enjoy the ultimate luxury in perfumery by creating your very own Bespoke scent with him
  • Enjoy your five-year supply of personal perfume in an elegantly presented precious box-set
  • Luxury accomodations for 3 nights provided by Hotel De Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel with a prime position overlooking Place de la Concorde, one of the world's most iconic hotels, re-opening after a complete restoration

Donated By: Parfume Francis Kurkdijan, American Airlines, Neiman Marcus, Hotel de Crillon - A Rosewood Hotel

Toes in the Sand of Seyechelles


Winners of the Seyechelles Package will receive:

  • Roundtrip Business Class tickets from DFW to Seyechelles for you and your guest complete with Dine on Demand service and a dedicated food and beverage manager
  • Complimentary Etihad Chauffeur service will transport you to/from DFW Airport along with lounge access in Abu Dhabi 
  • 4 nights at the Carana Beach Hotel overlooking one of Mahe's most dramatically picturesque beaches 
  • On both your arrival and departure from Abu Dhabi, stay at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

Donated By: Etihad Airways, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi 

ETRO Fashion Experience in Milan



Winners of the ETRO Experience will receive:

  • Upon arrival in Milan, you and your guest will be provided with ground transportation to and from the airport
  • Transportation to/from ETRO's Autumn/Winter 2017 women's collection runway show during Milan Fashion Week where you will have quality seating among some of the world's top fashion editors
  • Backstage access to meet with Veronica Etro, Creative Director of ETRO Womenswear
  • Private tour of the brand's Milan showroom and grounds on Via Spartaco
  • Both winner and guest will receive $1,000 gift card to shop ETRO at Highland Park Village to prepare for the trip
  • 3 night stay at the Mandarin Oriental in Milan, breakfast included

Donated By: ETRO, Mandarin Oriental

Bhutan Adventure with Johan Ernst Nilson

Winners of the Bhutan Adventure will receive:

  • Experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to Bhutan with renowned explorer Johan Ernst Nilson
  • You and a guest will spend six days and five nights with Johan himself, discovering majestic Bhutan, the happiest place on Earth
  • Upon arrival in Paro, you will be chauffeured to Thimphu where you will check in to the Taj Tashi Hotel for a two-night stay
  • Visit Tashichho Dzong, Bhutan's administrative and religious center that houses the throne room of His Majesty the King of Bhutan
  • While in Thimphu, you will also visit the National Memorial Chorten, Buddha Dodernma, the Folk Heritage Museum, and Tango Goemba (an optional hour and a half hike to Cheri Goemba and the Zhabdrung Ngawang Namglye monastery is available)
  • One night stay in Uma, Punakha where you will visit Dochu La- home to the 108 stupas built on the pass in honor of the fallen Bhutanese soldiers
  • Spend two nights in Paro where you will visit the National Museum and Rinpung Dzong. Hike to the Taktsang Monastery ('Tigers Nest'), one of the most venerated and sacred of all Buddhist sights around the world
  • All hotel stays include breakfast and dinner for two

Donated By: Johan Ernst Adventure, Johan Ernst Nilson, Airbox

TAG Heur INDY 500 VIP Experience


Winners of the INDY 500 Experience will receive:

  • Round trip Business Class air and ground transportation to and from the race and local airports for you and your guest
  • Two nights in a premium hotel with two private dinners
  • A police escort to and from the Indy 500 track with access to the TAG Heuer VIP Lounge
  • Enjoy special access to the "pits" where you will get an up close view of all the sights and sounds of the Indy 500 race
  • An automatic MONZA Calibre 17 chronograph time piece fitted with a vintage black perforated leather strap and sapphire case back engraved with your own special number

Donated By: Bachendorf's, TAG Heuer

Steak Your Claim on a Night with the Boys


Winners of the Poker Night Package will receive:

  • Dallas Cowboys legends Troy Aikman, Charles Haley, Daryl Johnston, Ed "Too Tall" Jones and Darren Woodson will host you and 11 of your buddies for the ultimate guy's night
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner and libations from one of Dallas' finest steakhouses, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
  • LOUIS XIII will also showcase their supreme cognac that dates back to the 19th century with an intimate private tasting as well as cocktail service throughout the night
  • Your dinner will be followed by a game of celebrity No Limit Texas Hold'em
  • Premier Transportation will make sure the Boys make it to and from the party safely and in style

Donated by: Troy Aikman, Charles Haley, Daryl Johnston, Ed "Too Tall" Jones, Darren Woodson, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, LOUIS XIII de Remy Martin, Premier Transportation

Los Cabos Beach Getaway

Winners of the Los Cabos package will receive:

  • 4 days and 3 nights on the private swimmable beach that will be home to the recently announced Four Seasons Resort, Los Cabos
  • Luxury beach cabanas for you and three other couples complete with personal concierge, adventure guide, daily maid service, meals, and drinks (alcohol included)
  • Every detail of your trip from beach activities to land adventures will be curated just for you by the in-house hospitality and adventure team
  • Evenings will feature local organic farm and sea-to-table ingredients served under the stars with the sand at your feet

Donated By: Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas, Desarrolladora LaRibera, S. de R.L. de C.V. 

Uncork the Adventure, Napa Valley

Winners of the Napa Valley Experience will receive:

  • 5 night stay at Meadowood, Napa's premiere resort and spa for six guests
  • Private Italian dinner at Aloft estate with Janice & Marc Mondavi at their private home on Howell Mountain where a chef will pair Aloft Wines with local farm fresh ingredients
  • Enjoy lunch or dinner at Montepharos on Spring Mountain where Kate & Ted Smith will entertain you as you overlook one of the most panoramic views of the Valley. This connected couple will also pre-arrange tastings of exclusive and cult following magnitude for you that, for the most part, are not available to the public
  • Enjoy a private tasting at the renowned Joseph Phelps Vineyards, home of Insignia, as well as a private tour of Turnbull, where you will leave with your very own magnum of Turnbull
  • Dine at Terra, one of the Valley's leading restaurants with your $500 gift certificate
  • Return home with a three pack of each library vintage of Aloft 2008, 2009, and 2010 and a magnum of the 2011 Aloft, signed by two generations of the Mondavi family
  • Round-trip coach class air transportation provided by American Airlines

Donated by: Kate & Ted Smith, Aloft Wines, American Airlines, Terra, Montepharos, Turnbull, Janice & Mark Mondavi

Kentucky Derby from Grey Goose Vodka

Winners of the Kentucky Derby package will receive

  • Once-in-a-lifetime, priceless red carpet weekend for two at the 143rd runnings of the Kentucky Derby
  • Fly in on a private jet Friday morning, courtesy of Horizon Air Group
  • Upon entering Churchill Downs, walk the red carpet and mingle with the rich and famous
  • VIP access to the BACARDI House Party, located in the infield, where the hottest DJs will be playing music in between races
  • After the races, enjoy access to any events hosted by GREY GOOSE Vodka
  • Two night stay at the historic Galt House Hotel
  • Wynne Transportation will provide ground transportation to and from either Dallas Love Field or Addison Airport

Donated by: Grey Goose Vodka, Horizon Air Group, Wynne Transportation

Bring out the Big Guns!




 Winners of the Big Guns package will receive:

  • A day of fully automatic fun shooting with more than 20 machine guns for you and seven guests
  • Expert instructors from Stand 1 Armory and real-life heroes from the Navy SEALs, Army Rangers, Green Berets, and Dallas SWAT will team up with small groups of guests for a customized experience tailored to the guests' skill levels
  • Unlimited ammunition will be provided along with all necessary instruction, safety briefings and equipment
  • After a morning spent shooting machine guns, precision sniper rifle systems, suppressed firearms and more, you'll get to shoot exploding targets from HUMVEE- mounted, belt-fed heavy machine guns
  • Next, take a turn shooting fixed ground targets while screaming through the air in a fast-attack helicopter
  • Finish off the night shooting with advanced night vision, thermal optics and rifle fire
  • Winner will receive two new Adams Arms premium AR-15 rifle and ammunition from Stand 1 Armory
  • T-Shirts, SWAG, photos and videos to commemorate the day
  • Stiney's BBQ will provide a catered lunch during the day
  • Relive your experience while enjoying a delicious six-course wine dinner provided by Chef Manny Vera with Truluck's Seafood, Steak & Crab House in their private dining room with 19 of your closest friends

Donated by: Stand 1 Armory, Steven Young, Truluck's Seafood, Steak & Crab House, Adams Arms, Stiney's BBQ