SHSU Bearkat Champions Fund

Sam Houston State Athletics is committed to supporting its student-athletes, coaches, and staff by providing high quality, interactive experiences for donors and fans to form a personal bond with Bearkat Athletics. The Bearkat Champions Fund and Sam Houston State Athletics are proud to announce the following annual events:

For more information regarding Sam Houston Athletics Fundraising Events, please call 936.294.2701



Bearkat Athletics Celebrating Champions

TBD, 2020,  - Lowman Student Center Ballroom

The Bearkat Athletics Auction kicks off each new season with this unique and high energy event. Supporters mingle with coaches, staff, and players. Great items, including Sam Houston State memorabilia, collectibles from sports legends, and exclusive vacations, are also up for bid in both a silent and live auction format. Contributions toward auction items above the item's value go directly to the Enrichment Fund of your choice while earning the winning individual Bearkat Champions Fund priority points.  Donations and auction items are being accepted.  Sponsorship's and tickets are available by calling (936) 294-4758 or emailing


Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony

November 22nd 2019 - Lowman Student Center Ballroom

This annual event highlights new inductees into SHSU Athletics' Hall of Honor, a select group of distinguished letterwinners who stood out on the field of play and in the classroom as a Bearkat. The selection process is underway to identify the 2018 inductees.  Tickets ($50 each) to the business attire event can be purchased by calling 936.294.4758 or emailing

Bearkats in Business

Bearkats in Business

January 28th, 2020 - Houston Museum of Natural Science

Formed as Bearkats in Business in 2013, a group of like-minded SHSU Alumni joined forces with a mission to bring SHSU Alumni in the Houston area together in a fun and social atmosphere. Proceeds from Bearkats in Business benefit Sam Houston State Athletics. For more information please visit or for reservations call 936.294.4260.

Night of Champions

Night of Champions

TBD, 2020 - Gaertner Performing Arts Center Payne Concert Hall

The Night of Champions is an annual celebration in the Spring to highlight the accomplishments of championship teams and individual student athletes who have performed well on and off of the playing field. The event includes an ESPY Awards-like presentation as well as a reception. Donors and supporters of Bearkat Athletics have the opportunity to attend the event to celebrate with our student-athletes.

Campus Hotel Partner

University Hotel