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Crested Butte Open Auction

The Crested Butte Open Gala is the Adaptive Sports Center’s signature event, complete with a live and silent auction. We are proud that many individuals and businesses choose to support the event by donating one-of-a-kind items. These items range from once in a life time trips to dinning experiences to art pieces and everything in between.

Live Auction

Hosted by auctioneer extraordinaire Gary Corbett, the live auction caps off the evening with a bang! The items on auction are intended to excite the imagination. The lineup varies each year and typically includes items such as African Safaris, townie bikes, sports memorabilia and gourmet dining experiences. This year's CB Open Auction featured the following items:

Attend the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo in Style


It's the largest rodeo in the world, and this is your opportunity to experience Houston's signature event in a private suite with fifteen of your closest friends. The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, otherwise known as RodeoHouston, attracts the best cowboys in the world and some of the world's best recording artists. Artists who have performed in the past include Kenny Chesney, Willy Nelson, George Straight, Eric Church, and ZZ Top. RodeoHouston is March 3 - 22, 2020 at NRG Stadium. 

Value: $3,000

Donor: Raemon & Robert Davis 


Live at Red Rocks with Colorado Symphony

As a vital and vibrant part of the Denver community, The Colorado Symphony is pleased to offer this exciting Red Rocks Concert Getaway featuring some amazing artists!  Enjoy OneRepublic and Josh Groban with the Colorado Symphony, live at Red Rocks Amphitheater on August 27 and 28, 2019.  Arrive at Red Rocks in style via a luxury car service and relax between the concerts at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel Denver.  Not had enough music? Also included in this package are two (2) tickets to four (4) additional "winners choice" concerts during the 2019-2020 Colorado Symphony season.

Value: $4,500

Donor: Colorado Symphony


Immerse Yourself in the Southern Charm of Charleston

Enjoy a five (5) night stay for up to eight (8) people in an elegant, newly-renovated home located in the beautiful l'On neighborhood located five miles away from historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, less than 20 minutes from the beautiful beaches of Sullivan's Island and Isle of Palms and an hour's drive to the famous golf courses of Kiawah and Seabrook Island.  

This exquisite home has four bedrooms and four and one-half baths and a cook's kitchen.  It is not a rental property and you will enjoy the owner's fine china and crystal as wll as bed and bath linens.  Relax in the living room or the family room that features a large screen television and a gas fireplace. The front porch has rocking chairs and a porch swing and the screened in back porch offers an outdoor dining area, and a grill.  

This amazing package also includes a Charleston basket filled with local goodies and gifts, tickets to a walking tour with Trip Advisor's #1 ranked guide and passes to the private l'On Club that has a fitness center, outdoor swimming pool, and tennis courts. Dates to be mutually agreed upon, but the owner will make the home available in April for the House and Garden Tour and in May for the Spoleto Festival and at other times when Charleston is the place to be!

Value: $7,000

Donor: Elisabeth Burch


His & Her Townies

Townies are quintessential Crested Butte. There is nothing quite like cruising down Elk and stopping into your favorite establishments on a summer afternoon. The Lux 3i Cruiser by Electra takes the classic cruiser design to the next level with modern refinements such as a lightweight aluminum frame, customized components, and of course Electra’s patented Flat Foot Technology. Included in this item are a Women’s Lux 3i Cruiser in metallic green and a Men’s Lux 3i Cruiser in anthracite.

Value: $1,060

Donor: The Alpineer


Surf, Sun, and Nihi Sumba

Ranked as the world's #1 eco-hotel, this spectacular island resort features exquisite beachfront villas, world-class cuisine and boundless opportunities for adventure and relaxation.  This is not an escape from everyday life.  It is the return to a life well lived. Where rugged luxury meets unregulated freedom.  Located on the island of Sumba, 400km east of Bali, Nihi Sumba was ranked by Travel & Leisure as the number one hotel in the world for 2016 and 2017.  

CNN says it has one of the best left-hand surf breaks on the planet. Conde Nash Traveler awarded Nihi Sumba with its World Savers Award. With luxury villas, fine dining and a 1.5 mile private beach, this resort has it all.

This package includes: a five (5) complimentary night stay for two (2) at Nihi Sumba, inclusive of all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner), all non-alcoholic beverages, mini-bar, laundry and participation in a daily yoga class.  

Value: $7,300

Donor: Nihi Sumba


A Day at Wilder on the Taylor

Wilder on the Taylor invites you to join them for an afternoon of guided fly fishing for four (4) on their exclusive stretch of the Taylor River, Colorado’s most productive river. Invite four (4) additional guests to join you after fishing for a gourmet chef dinner for eight (8) on the riverside. 

Value: $3,000

Donor: Wilder on the Taylor


One Week Charter with Horizon Yacht Charters for Four

Spend eight (8) days and seven (7) nights on the ultimate Caribbean sailing vacation aboard a luxurious yacht with Horizon Yacht Charters. The first class service on all of the sailing charters in the British Virgin Islands is second to none. If you have never been sailing in the BVI before, you're in for a treat. On this Caribbean sailing vacation, you'll experience white sand beaches, gentle trade winds, crystal clear waters and friendly people wherever you go.

If you have visited this island paradise before, then come and revive faded memories or discover new ones. It is truly a sailor's haven for four (4) people plus skipper.  

Value: $4,395

Donor: Horizon Yacht Charters


Soak Up the Sun in Palm Springs

Experience relaxation and luxury with up to six (6) guests at your own private Palm Springs resort.  Between the midcentury modern vibe and stunning desert backdrop, you will see why celebrities have flocked to the amazing resort destination of Palm Springs for decades.This town is rich in visitor experiences, from outdoor adventures, shopping and art to world-class events such as Coachella Music Festival, the Palm Springs Film Festival and Modernism Week. 

Up to six people will enjoy a five (5) night stay at a secluded, luxury resort-style home during the peak winter season in the desert.  Breathtaking 360 degree mountain views surround this spectacular contemporary property that was designed for private five-star living.The home epitomizes the Palm Springs outdoor lifestyle with a large outdoor kitchen and several living spaces surrounding the huge volleyball-style pool and spa. Lay by the pool, enjoy a gourmet meal by the fireplace at the outdoor dining table, or join friends for a glass of wine by the firepit.

Every detail was carefully thought out when redesigning the gardens, outdoor lighting and amenities at this very special property.

Value: $16,000

Donor: Steve Bolton & Bob Valentine


Are You Ready for Some Football?

It's Sunday night, September 29, 2019. Surrounded by 75,000 frenzied fans at the Mercedes-Benz Super Dome in New Orleans, Louisiana, you are about to witness the unbelievable matchup between The Dallas Cowboys and The New Orleans Saints!

This Football Fan Dream Package Includes: (a) Two tickets to The Dallas Cowboys vs The New Orleans Saints game on Sunday evening September 29, 2019 (Section 333, Row 13, Seats 20-21); (b) a two ( 2) night stay for two (2) people at the W Hotel in the French Quarter; and (c) football swag.

Value: $1,500

Donor: Meg & Michael Smith and Melissa & Bill Meyers


Dreaming of a Villa Vacation?

Have you ever dreamed of looking out of your bedroom window to see the lush green hills and valleys of Tuscany? Or does your dream have you lounging in your private pool overlooking the sparkling azure waters of the Mediterranean from your villa on Majorca? Maybe you dream of breaking crusty bread with creamy butter and a great wine in Provence?

The winning bidder(s) will receive a $15,000 credit towards up to a seven (7) night stay in a villa of their choosing. With the guidance of Marcia Watson of Frosch Travel, the winning bidder(s) can choose from a wide array of villas around the globe. Whether a romantic getaway, a family get-together or a fun couples trip, Marcia will find the perfect villa to make your dream come true!

Value: $15,000

Donor: Anonymous