Jim Himelic Foundation Pod Logo: Eradicate ALS

fundraising $1,000,000 in seed money to eradicate ALS

Past Tournaments

October 3rd, 2014. Raised $88,000

2014 Live Auction Items:

  • Four night stay at Orange Lake Resort in Orlando, FL.
  • Michelle Deco Signature Two-Tone Ladies Watch
  • Two night stay at Omni Tucson National, including dinner and golf
  • Seven night stay at Grand Pacific Palisades Resort in Carlsbad, CA.
  • Two round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines
  • Seven night stay at San Carlos Beach Getaway
  • Two courtside tickets to any Phoenix Suns Game
  • Phoenix Suns Suite package, with accommodations for up to 16 people
  • Denver Broncos Autographed Football

May 31st and June 1st, 2013. Raised $86,000

2013 Live Auction Items:

  • UA basketball signed by 1997 NCAA Champions
  • One-week 2-bedroom condo in Whistler, British Columbia
  • Two night accomodations/breakfast for two at Westin La Paloma
  • Two round-trip Southwest Airlines tickets
  • Two tickets to a weekend premier Phoenix Suns basketball game

Friday June 1st and Sat June 2nd 2012. Raised $82,000

2012 Live Auction Items:

  • Box suite at an Arizona Diamondbacks game for a group of 18
  • Weekend getaway for two at the La Paloma, including a round of golf and a spa and dinner gift certificate
  • 1 week stay at a Rocky Point two bedroom, two bath condo
  • 1 week vacation at the Grandview at Las Vegas Resort
  • 2 floor tickets in “Scholarship Row” to a U of A home basketball game
  • Custom blue-green opal on a 14kt yellow gold 16” Omega chain

April 8, 2011. Raised $60,000

2011 Live Auction Items:

  • Sheryl Crow Concert
  • Weekend golf, spa, and dinner package for two at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort and Spa
  • Weekend golf and dinner package for two at the JW Marriott’s Star Pass Resort
  • 1 week stay at the Los Abrigados Resort, Sedona, AZ

April 16, 2010. Raised $68,600

2010 Live Auction Items:

  • 1 week stay at Grandview at Las Vegas Resort
  • Chef’s Table for 4 with Iron Chef Ramiro Scavo at Hacienda Del Sol
  • 1 week stay at Orlando timeshare
  • Weekend golf, spa, and dinner package for two at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort and Spa
  • Weekend golf package for two at Sedona Hilton
  • Weekend golf and dinner package for two at the JW Marriott’s Star Pass Resort

April 24, 2009. Raised $50,000

2009 Live Auction Items:

  • 1 week Hawaiian vacation
  • 4 VIP tickets to the Fleetwood Mac concert in Glendale, AZ
  • Weekend golf and dinner package for two at the JW Marriott’s Star Pass Resort
  • 1 week vacation home in Puerto Penasco Mexico
  • Weekend golf, spa, and dinner package for two at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort and Spa
  • 2 roundtrip airlines tickets from Jet Blue airlines
  • Dinner at the Hacienda Del Sol Resort with Tucson’s Iron Chef Ramiro Scavo
  • Full-size reel slot machine

May 2 , 2008. Raised $82,000

2008 Live Auction Items:

  • Dinner for two with Sheryl Crow prepared by her personal chef and two front row tickets to her concert
  • Electric Fender Guitar autographed by recording artist and Grammy Award winner John Mayer and four VIP concert tickets
  • One-week stay at a Colonial Plantation in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • One-week stay at Pinacate Condominiums in Rocky Point, Mexico
  • Five-day cruise from Royal Caribbean to either Mexico or the Bahamas
  • Tucson OMNI Weekend Package: Two-night stay, round of golf for two, dinner for two, and two 50-minute spa treatments
  • Two roundtrip tickets from Jet Blue Airlines with no blackout dates
  • Casino Grade, “Play Till You Win” Slot Machine

April 20, 2007. Raised $52,000

2007 Live Auction Items:

  • Two night stay and round of golf/dinner for two at Omni Tucson National Resort Spa
  • Handmade wood rocking horse by Frank Rawa
  • One week condo stay in Rocky Point
  • Electrical fender guitar autographed by recording artist and Grammy winner Sheryl Crow
  • Dinner for eight with Lute Olson and wife at Sakura’s

March 24, 2006. Raised $62,000

2006 Live Auction Items:

  • 1984 280 SL Mercedes Roadster
  • Six night stay at Penobscott Bay, Maine Vacation Rental
  • Joker Wild Video Poker Slot Machine
  • Three night stay at San Carlos Beach-front Vacation Rental
  • Weekend Stay at J.W. Marriott Star Pass Resort
  • Weekend Stay at Omni Tucson National Golf Resort and Spa
  • Child’s Rocking Horse by Frank Rawa
  • Southwest Airlines Tickets for Two

May 20, 2005. Raised $86,500

2005 Live Auction Items:

  • One-week stay in San Carlos, MX for six
  • Randy Johnson autographed AZ Diamondback jersey
  • Beautiful handmade quilt made by Tucson Quilters Guild
  • One-week stay at Los Abrigados Resort in Sedona for four including round of golf for four
  • Handmade wood rocking horse
  • Original oil painting by local artist Mark Daniels
  • "Flying Colors" reel slot machine
  • One-week stay in Maui for four

May 21, 2004. Raised $74,000

2004 Live Auction Items:

  • U of A signed basketball (2003-2004 team) in case with autographed Andre Igudala Basketball Shoes and tour of McKale
  • Dinner for ten with Mr. An at Sakura (includes all food and beverage and 4 tickets to 2 Arizona Diamondback home games with VIP parking
  • Arizona Diamondback Luis Gonzales autographed baseball bat
  • Arizona Diamondback Randy Johnson autographed baseball.
  • Child’s Rocking Horse by Frank Rawa
  • Hilton El Conquistador Resort & Country Club weekend package
  • Pete Rose autographed baseball bat

May 18, 2003. Raised $77,000

Live Auction Items:

  • Child’s Rocking Horse by Frank Rawa
  • Two week stay in Puerto Vallarta (1 bedroom studio suite, valid 11/20-12/4)
  • Electronic reel Slot Machine: “Flying Colors” (home use only).
  • Artist Proof Lithograph signed by Norman Rockwell: “Secrets (Reading Sister’s Diary)”
  • One week stay at Steamboat Springs Colorado (3 bedroom and 2 ½ bath condo between 7/15 and 10/15)
  • Two week stay in Puerto Vallarta (1 bedroom studio suite, valid 4/1-4/15)
  • Autographed Basketball from 2002-2003 Arizona men’s basketball team and coaches; team picture and t-shirt.
  • Arizona Diamondback Luis Gonzalez autographed baseball bat
  • Omni Tucson National Resort & Spa weekend package for 2

May 16, 2002. Raised $85,000

Live Auction Items:

  • Curt Schilling autographed Arizona Diamondback jersey
  • One week stay in Seattle, Wa
  • Hilton El Conquistador Resort & Country Club weekend package
  • Two week stay in Puerto Vallarta (1 bedroom studio suite, valid 11/20-12/4)
  • Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa weekend package for 2
  • One week stay at Steamboat Springs Colorado (3 bedroom and 2 ½ bath condo between 7/15 and 10/15)
  • University of Arizona signed basketball by the entire men’s team with tour of McKale.
  • Full size soda pop vending machine

June 1, 2001. Raised $55,000.

Live Auction Items:

  • Harmon Killebrew autographed golf driver
  • Mark McGwire autographed baseball bat
  • Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa weekend package for 2
  • University of Arizona signed basketball by the entire men’s team with tour of McKale.
  • One week stay at Steamboat Springs Colorado (3 bedroom and 2 ½ bath condo between 7/15 and 10/15)