November 15, 2019  •  Limelight Room, Sun Valley  •  Dinner, Dancing, Live & Silent Auctions

Join SVSEF for the 43rd annual Wild Game Dinner! 

A longstanding and iconic local event, the fundraiser features dinner and dancing, as well as live and silent auctions. It is a truly festive way to ring in the winter season and support our world-class ski and snowboard programs.

The Details:

Date: November 15, 2019

Time: 5:30pm

Location: Limelight Room at Sun Valley

Tickets: $150 Early Bird (through October 15), $175 Regular (after October 15)

Table sponsorships are available, as is the opportunity to sponsor a coach.


5 tickets remain! Please call the office at 208-726-4129 to purchase directly.











Explore your own backyard without the hassle of planning, and with the good company of Zach Crist, Hank Minor and Scott McGrew. Two days and two nights of skiing, transportation, prepared meals and private lodging for a party of four. Shred Baldy, chill at Apple’s, party at Hank’s cabin in Smiley Creek and explore the Sawtooths. Enjoy the amazing playground we live in with your friends!  

Includes: An afternoon of skiing on Baldy with Zach Crist, Hank Minor and Scott McGrew on Friday, followed by après at Apple’s Bar & Grill, transportation that afternoon, courtesy of SVSEF to Hank’s cabin in Smiley Creek, catered dinner Friday and Saturday evenings, guided backcountry skiing out the back door with Zach and Sun Valley Guides on Saturday, transportation back to Ketchum Sunday morning.  

Restrictions: Mutually agreed upon dates with SVSEF, Zach Crist and Hank Minor. Must be redeemed prior to the 2020-21 season. 


Relax and soak up some sunshine and warmth on the Big Island of Hawaii! This exquisite piece of property has everything you could ever want for six days and five nights with family and friends for an unforgettable getaway. 

Amenities: 6-day, 5-night stay in a private home on the Kohala Coast (just north of Kona), sleeps 14 people, 5 master suites each with king beds and private bathrooms, 6 additional single beds, heated pool, private bay, tennis court, sand volleyball court, game room with pool table, four outdoor showers, steam shower.  

Restrictions: Mutually agreed upon date based on availability. Must be redeemed before November 15, 2020. Black out dates over major holiday weeks. 


The ultimate package for the ultimate gravel grinder. Get kitted out – the winner of this package will be joining the gravel revolution on a new Canyon Grail AL 7.0 gravel bike, and will certainly be the best equipped racer in Rebecca’s Private Idaho in 2020. 

Includes: Canyon Grail AL 7.0 gravel bike, one entry into Rebecca’s Private Idaho, one ASSOS jersey, full kit by Club Ride, long sleeve women’s jersey from Wild Rye, $250 of Nuun product, box from The Feed (over $300 value). 

Restrictions: MSRP Canyon Grail AL 7.0 or Canyon bike of your choice with value equal to or below that of Canyon Grail AL 7.0. 



Enjoy a traditional Cape Cod dinner for 20 people, prepared by Chelle and Baird Gourlay and The Haven in the comfort of your own home! Alan Pennay and his jazz combo delight your guests with their musical talents setting the mood for an incredible dinner. Lobsters arrive straight off the plane from Maine and are served to you by SVSEF athletes.  

Includes: Maine Lobster prepared by Baird and Chelle, appetizers and sides from The Haven, one case of wine, music provided by Alan Pennay and his jazz combo, rentals and decor provided by SVSEF. 

Restrictions: Mutually agreed upon date in Summer 2020. 


Three-day VIP experience for two people at the Birds of Prey World Cup in Beaver Creek, CO, December 6-8th Insider’s access and VIP tour of NBC compound and commentary booth with SVSEF board member Steve Porino. Porino, a member of the NBC Olympic team since the 2002 Salt Lake Games, and part of NBC’s Alpine World Cup, World Championship and Olympic broadcasts since 1997. Package includes 3-nights’ lodging at The Pines, a beautiful venue where the U.S. Ski Team stays.

Includes: Three days of two VIP tickets at Birds of Prey World Cup on December 6th, 7th, and 8th of 2019, inside access to NBC compound with Steve Porino, three-night stay at The Pines on December 5th, 6th and 7th, two U.S. Ski Team jackets. 

Restrictions: Must be used at 2019 World Cup Ski Race. 



Enjoy Las Vegas in style. The ride is yours for the weekend and beyond – catch the Golden Knights, enjoy an amazing meal at Spago, and find yourself a world away in the Entertainment Capital of the World. 

Includes: Two-night hotel package at The Park MGM (next to T-Mobile Arena), two Vegas Golden Knight Hockey Tickets, dinner at Spago ($200 value), and take home a magnificent 2002 Volvo C70 with manual transmission, push button convertible top, 30,000 miles; ready for anything, from Vegas to the ski chalet.   

Restrictions: Must be used by November 2020. 


Freddy Johnson will MATCH the winning bid for this item. 


Host your own Asado dinner for 40 with famed Asador and SVSEF legend, Ruben Macaya, preparing lamb in the traditional way, using an iron cross over wood coals. The Asado tradition originates from an era when gauchos, or cowboys, roamed the Pampas region living off the land and their stock, cooking their meat long and slow on hardwood coals. This social tradition lives on in South America as a way to gather friends and family for some fantastic food and wine and an enjoyable afternoon or evening.  

Includes: Lamb dinner with accompanying sides by Ruben Macaya, two cases of Argentinian wine, appetizers by The Haven, and rentals from SVSEF. 

Restrictions: Mutually agreed upon date, from mid-May to August 2020. 


Private party for eight featuring live music by James (Taco) Tautkus, a delicious home-cooked meal prepared by Ketchum Mayor Neil Bradshaw, and plenty of pickleball! Each guest takes home a customized pickleball paddle, to serve them in the future. 

Includes: Pickle party at private home in Ketchum for 8 people, tandoori chicken dinner prepared by Mayor of Ketchum Neil Bradshaw, 8 personalized pickleball paddles for participants, 1 case of Clementine Rosé. 

Restrictions: Dates of event must be mutually agreed upon with Kris Jarvis and Neil Bradshaw. Preferably in summer months. 


Private party on snow for 40 people under the lights at Rotarun Ski Area! Participants have the option to ski in a head-to-head giant slalom race with sweet 16-style elimination format or enjoy a rowdy good time at Rotarun. Enjoy local Warfield Distillery & Brewery Schuss Beer and a pig roast provided by Brian Caulkins, a fully staffed private ski mountain, and SVSEF coaches running the festivities.  

Includes: Mountain operations on Rotarun Ski Area, keg of Schuss beer from Warfield Distillery & Brewery, roast dinner from Brian Caulkins. 

Restrictions: Mutually agreed upon date with SVSEF based on availability of Rotarun Ski Area. Must be redeemed during the 2019-2020 season.