Rock Chalk Ball

Rock Chalk Ball 2016

Rock Chalk Ball

Saturday, April 28, 2018
Kansas City Convention Center
301 W. 13th St.
Kansas City, MO


Presenting Sponsor

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Tickets For Less is the leader in the sale of tickets for the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, the Kansas Speedway, Sporting KC and all Sprint Center events. Tickets For Less offers top dollar for hard-to-get and premium tickets for nationwide concerts and sporting events, including the NFL, NBA and MLB. For more information, visit

For information about Rock Chalk Ball sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kelsey Hill at or Teri Harris at



Trisha Brauer, Taking Bids Benefit AuctionsGoing once, twice, sold! Taking Bids Benefit Auctions (TBBA) is based in Kansas City and is leading the industry with record-smashing methods to raise money for nonprofits. TBBA believes in making our community a better place one auction at a time.

Education is important to owner and head auctioneer Trisha Brauer. She holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA. She completed her auction training at World Wide College of Auctioneering and is an active member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) as well as the state associations for Iowa, Kansas, Colorado and Missouri.

Trisha also holds the designation of Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS). This designation is awarded and recognized by the National Auctioneers Association and represents specific education and training in conducting benefit auctions. This designation has been awarded to only 3% of the nation’s auctioneers. She has also completed her Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI) designation, a three-year program that is the highest designation recognized by the NAA. In addition to helping nonprofits hold record breaking events, she is a professional trainer for the NAA and teaches auctioneers across the country the art of benefit auctions. She also sells real estate in the Kansas City metro area.




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In keeping with the Alumni Association’s mission to strengthen KU, proceeds from the 2018 Rock Chalk Ball will be used to enhance and expand outstanding alumni programs that unite Jayhawks, provide networking opportunities, and engage alumni in student recruitment and other advocacy on behalf of KU.

For more information, contact Kelsey Hill at 785.864.9781 or