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Front Row 2016 with Verne Lundquist and Charles Barkley

February 23, 2016 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM   |   Location: Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio

Front Row 2016 with Verne Lundquist and Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley, who was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history, will share the stage with CBS-TV sportscaster and TLU alumnus and regent, Verne Lundquist at the thirteenth annual Front Row gala. As is the Front Row tradition, Lundquist will conduct a live, on-stage interview with Barkley about his career on and off the court. The evening includes a reception, an elegant dinner and live auction with autographed sports memorabilia and other amazing items. Known as a consummate entertainer, this will be a night to remember.

Front Row is an annual fundraising gala benefitting TLU’s 18  NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics teams. Since its inception in 2004, the event has raised more than $750,000.

Front Row with Verne Lundquist and Charles Barkley

A Fundraiser for TLU's Intercollegiate Athletics Teams

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street, San Antonio TX 78205

VIP Reception at 6:00 p.m.
($2,500 and $5,000 tables only)

General Reception at 6:30 p.m.

Dinner and Program at 7:00 p.m.

Event schedule subject to change.

Ticket Information

Purchase tickets with a credit card or e-check using our Online Ticket Form.

Reserve your table/tickets

For more information, contact the Development & Alumni Relations Office at or 830-372-8030.

Slam Dunk Level ($5,000 Table)

Benefits include:

  • One (1) top tier table (seats 10 people) for the dinner
  • 10 tickets to the VIP Reception
  • Name recognition in event program
  • Group photo with Verne Lundquist and honored guest
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Commemorative gift
  • Post reception with Verne Lundquist

3 Point Level ($2,500 Table)

Benefits include:

  • One (1) table (table seats 10 people) for the dinner
  • 10 tickets to the VIP Reception
  • Name recognition in event program

2 Point Level ($250 Tickets)

Benefits include:

  • One (1) ticket for the dinner
  • General reception

Hotel Information

Book your hotel room in downtown San Antonio by Jan. 22, 2016 to take advantage of the special Front Row event group rate.

Rooms at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter can be reserved for $259 per night. This is the hotel where the Front Row event will take place.

Book your Marriott Rivercenter group rate for Front Row

Front Row 2016 Auction Catalog

View the Live & Silent Auction Catalog (PDF) for this year's event and see what great items are available for you to win!


Dinner Chairs

Kent and Terry Richter, Houston

Steering Committee

Ron and Judy Biffle, Houston
Todd Braulick, San Antonio
Ray and Monica Cosselli, Houston
Jim and Sandy Hine, New Braunfels
David and Carolyn Newman, Houston
Lenora Ohlenbusch, Houston
Joy Reinagel, San Antonio
Kent and Terry Richter, Houston
James and Brandy Saenz, New Braunfels
Michael and Susan Skains, Houston
Ken and Linda Voges, Houston
Matt Wier, San Antonio


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