Alvin High School Players Being Introduced at Banquet

Players Being Introduced at Banquet

The 2012 Alvin High School Baseball fundraising banquet is set for January 21 in the Alvin High School cafeteria. Culinary Arts is preparing the dinner, and the players are serving. Doors open at 5:30 pm for browsing the fantastic auction and raffle items that the players and parents have been collecting. The program begins at 6:00 pm. Tickets remain at only $15!

Each year we sell about 400 tickets to this banquet and raise funds to improve the facilities and purchase items for the players. This year, some of our projects include renovating the backstop and bullpen area!

Summary of  player and parent responsibilites
Responsibility Description Required
Tickets Sell a minimum of eight $15 tickets. X
Auction or raffle items Solicit auction or raffle items from the community (minimum of one). X
Sponsors Solicit $500 sponsorships.
Tables Decorate and supply condiments for banquet tables. X
Serve Arrive at 4:00 pm, dressed in dark slacks, white dress shirt, and tie. X
Contact for cakes If donating a cake, contact Mrs. Campbell first!

Tickets and table assignments

Each player receives eight tickets to sell at $15 each, which will populate one table of their guests. Players are free to sell more tickets, but any ticket buyers over eight will have to sit at a separate table. Coach Rogers will do his best to arrange the tables so that your guests are near each other, but it is not always possible. Players do not have to buy tickets for themselves.

Table decorations

Each player (parent) is responsible for decorating his own table. Decorations should reflect the player himself. Examples include mementos of the player’s baseball career, baby pictures, hobbies, homemade photo placemats—the sky’s the limit.

Tables (except for senior tables) are octagon. Round 8′ – 9′  tablecloths work well under your decorations. You can rent round white tablecloths for $6.00 for the banquet using the Linen Order Form. Seniors can also use this form to order their long tablecloths for around $8.00.

Leave room for plates around your decorations. Plates, flatware, and a limited amount of cheese and bacon bits are provided. You must provide salt, pepper, and other condiments for the baked potatoes and roast beef. Be sure to bring extra shredded cheese, bacon bits, and other baked potato fixings.

Do not bring dessert for your table. Banquet guests must buy dessert from the donated cakes! Have your table go in together to buy a cake.

The cafeteria is reserved Friday afternoon to begin decorating and will reopen Saturday morning at 9:00 am. Players and parents are highly encouraged to begin decorating Saturday morning when banquet personnel are present. We are not responsible for items left overnight on Friday.

Player arrival and dress

Players must arrive at the cafeteria at 4:00 pm to help with the final touches. Players must be dresses in dark pants, a white dress shirt, and a tie. Players who do not own a tie can see Coach Rogers to borrow a tie. Players will serve the food and work the banquet.

Auction and raffle items

Each player must donate (or find a donor for) a minimum raffle or auction item for the raffle or silent or live auction. Auction items can be anything; do not limit your items to baseball or sports memorabilia. Think outside of the box. Hunting items, trips, vacation home rentals, puppies, helicopter or hot air balloon rides, yard furniture, BBQ grills, quilts, and even horses will make the team money!

If you are donating a cake, you must notify Mrs. Campbell, who is in charge of cake donations.


If you have any questions that are not answered here, email Coach Rogers.