Warsaw announces annual “We Are Tigers” Athletic Auction, Dinner

News Release

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools has announced the 4th Annual “We Are Tigers” Athletic Auction & Dinner, including the prestigious 3rd Hall of Fame Induction Class, will  take place in the iconic Warsaw Community High School Tiger Den on Thursday, Feb. 22.

This hallmark event celebrates our athletic heritage, fosters community spirit and raises essential funds for our dedicated athletic teams.

Event Highlights:
  • Fundraising Efforts: ALL PROCEEDS from the event will directly benefit the participating ATHLETIC TEAMS, with 10% of revenue allocated for Senior Banners.

  • Special Focus: This year’s “Paddle Raise” is dedicated to supporting “Team Bonding” expenses, fostering unity and camaraderie among our athletes.

  • Hall of Fame Induction: The event proudly inducts 1 team and 9 distinguished individuals into the 3rd Hall of Fame class, honoring their remarkable contributions to our sports legacy. View the inductees here.

Ticket Information:
  • General Admission: Adults can purchase tickets at $7, providing access to upper deck seating, a preview of online auction items, and eligibility for raffle prizes. Tickets are available for purchase by teams and at the door.

  • Free Admission for Students: All students (K-12) are invited to attend free of charge, emphasizing our commitment to community engagement.

  • Premium Seating: Reserved tables (seating 8) and individual tickets, including a catered dinner by Foodology, are available for purchase here.

Online Auction:
  • Bidding Schedule: Online bidding opens on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. and concludes on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. Start bidding on your favorite items here.

  • Matching Donations: The Athletic Department, along with Dr. Hoffert and the School Board, will MATCH all TEAM BONDING/SCHOLARSHIP donations up to $1,000 for each program.

  • Exclusive In-Person Bids: Additional auction items will be exclusively available for in-person bidding to attendees seated at tables.

Post-Event Details:
  • Item Pickup: Auction items can be collected at the WCHS Athletic Office starting Friday, Feb. 23rd from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and during the following week. For larger items, alternative pick-up locations may apply.

For any inquiries, please contact the athletic office at 574-371-5091.

For a link to auction website to purchase tickets, bid on items and view Hall of Fame Inductees, click here.