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Dear Adaptive Supporters,

We hope this finds you safe and healthy. Much like the rest of the country, the COVID19 situation in the Gunnison Valley continues to evolve on a daily basis. Earlier this season, the county discussed possible guidelines concerning attendance limits for events this summer.  The guidelines suggest that the largest event size in August could be 50 people. In light of these uncertainties, we have decided to hold a virtual gala for the 25th Annual Crested Butte Open. Unfortunately, we have to cancel the golf tournament portion of the event entirely.

While we are heartbroken that we cannot gather together in the Lacy Arena and on the greens, we are hard at work to ensure that our virtual event will be entertaining and successful in continuing to support the mission of the Adaptive Sports Center. The event committee has come up with some really creative ideas that we will start unveiling soon. We hope that you will check out our auction items and join us for the virtual event. Please know that you, our supporters, are needed and appreciated. As the country begins to reopen and we adjust to a new way of life, our outdoor programs for people with disabilities and their families will be more important than ever before. Like many in the country, our participants have experienced isolation and limited access to nature and physical activity during this time. Our programs will help our participants experience the healing power of nature, gain confidence in themselves and explore the outdoor world around them. When we are permitted to get back to providing our programs, we will be ready with your support.

We are still working out the details for this year's event, so expect to hear from us again soon. In the meantime, please mark your calendar for the online auction to begin on July 29, culminating with a virtual gala on the evening of Sunday, August 2nd. 

Please plan to join us for the 25th Annual Crested Butte Open, and our first-ever virtual event! 

THANK YOU!

 

Check back for the full schedule of this year's virtual Crested Butte Open.

Registering for the Crested Butte Open Virtual Auction is easy to do, and you can register from now until the Virtual Gala on Sunday, August 2nd. Here is how you can register for this year's event:

  1. Visit the Crested Butte Open Virtual Auction website
  2. Click "Login", which is located at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.
  3. You will then be asked to enter your bidding number. Since you don't have a bidding number yet, click "Register Here" just below that.
  4. A reminder will pop-up letting you know that a credit card is required. At that point, click "Continue".
  5. Enter your name, contact information, and credit card on the next screen.
  6. Once all of this information is entered, you will need to opt-in for text notifications. Please keep in mind that this is important because it is the only communication source during the online bidding process.
  7. Once this is done, you will receive your bidder number and be ready to start bidding on July 29th. Good luck!

To see an updated list of auction items, please follow this link.

Download Sponsorship Form Here

Download Sponsorship Registration Form Here

Presented by

Katy & Kyle Miller Family Foundation

Carolyn & David Miller

Meredith & Kyle Bebee

Tournament Sponsor

 

Gala Sponsors

Brothers & Company

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

 

Auction Sponsors

 

Band Sponsor

 

Bar Sponsor

Benchmark Mortgage

Cathey & Don Humphreys

 

Fore Adaptive Sponsors

 

Safe Ride Sponsor

 

Welcome Sponsors

 

Hole Sponsors

 

Table Sponsors

 

In-Kind Sponsors

We welcome in-kind sponsorships, as is the industry standard the sponsorship level is calculated at half the retail value of the in-kind donation. Additionally, for this event, in-kind sponsors will receive the same recognition as monetary sponsors but will not receive the attendance benefits.

People at the Crested Butte Open Fundraising Gala

People at the Crested Butte Open Fundraising Gala

Click here to see the 2019 CB Open photos by Rebecca Ostfendahl. 

For this year’s virtual event, we are still looking for some assistance from our amazing volunteers. Our volunteers are vital to the success of the Crested Butte Open.

Although we will not need as many volunteers this year, we want you to know we have not forgotten about all of the help you have given us over the years and we hope that you will remain interested in volunteering with us in the future. We are optimistic that we can return to the live gala and golf tournament for 2021 and we will be reaching out once again for your support.

Tasks we could use help with this year include:

  • Helping spread the word about the event. Reach out to us for info.
  • Tech support during the virtually streamed live event on Sunday August 2nd.
  • Delivering food to watch parties for the Sunday August 2nd live event.
  • Helping to pack, ship, and deliver purchased auction items in the days after the event.

Please contact Lee Berglund at lee@adaptivesports.org of you would like to become involved.

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