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Casting for a Cause 2019

When:
March 30, 2019
Category:
Alumni Foundation
Location:
Argyle United Methodist Church, 9033 Fort Worth Dr, Argyle, TX 76226
Details:
Third Annual Casting for a Cause Fishing Event

Background

Thanks to our sponsors, participants, and volunteers, Casting For A Cause (CFAC) has raised over $9,000 in the first 2 years of the event. This money will continue to fund scholarships at NCTC for students exhibiting financial need in Denton County.

Impact

The impact Casting For A Cause is having on students in Denton County is made evident by the feedback of our scholarship recipients.

"As a single mother, I do go through financial constraints with this scholarship I was able to afford my text books and I also see this scholarship as a reward for my excellent performance in my academic work. Thank you so much for this funding” – Cutie Roberts, Nursing Student

“Being a first generation college student, I am determined to obtain my degree.  This scholarship is very important to me because the cost of attending college is entirely up to myself.  I work between 35-50 hours a week while attending NCTC in order to pay for my classes and this scholarship helps me immensely by allowing me to take more classes and work toward my goal” – Rachel Maddalena, Engineering Technology

Fundraising Goal

We have set our event fundraising goal at $8,000 for the the 3rd Annual Casting For A Cause event. We know that budgets are tight, so as you are considering your community outreach requests, it is our hope that you will include our event in your budget.

Where the Money Goes

There are a variety of ways to support the event in helping us reach our $8,000 goal.

  • Corporate sponsorships
  • Individual donations
  • Participation in event
  • Purchase of raffle tickets

In an effort to increase our impact to local college students, we are expanding the 2019 event to support:

  • The NCTC CFAC Scholarship (75%)
  • The Denton Wesley Foundation – Shiloh Food Pantry (25%), a local AUMC student ministry.
    Located at 1501 Maple St in Denton, the Denton Wesley Foundation – Shiloh Food Pantry allows students at NCTC, UNT,  and TWU the opportunity to shop for free groceries. We believe that students should not have to choose between buying groceries or paying for school.

Prizes & Raffle Items

Total Value of Raffle Items is $3,100

In addition, everyone who participates in the raffle is eligible to win one or more of the raffle items. This year’s items include:

  • 2018 Pescador Pro 10' Kayak (with paddle and PFD) - Retail Value over $1,000
    https://www.mariner-sails.com/perception-2018-pescador-pro-10.html
  • Guided Fishing Trip with DFW Professional Guide Carey Thorn - $300 https://whitebassfishingtexas.com/
  • Signed copy of Dale Earnhardt Jr’s autobiography, signed hat and other Dale Jr bling, value $220
  • Handmade custom quilt, 64" X 50", value $250
  • Fishing Rods
  • Marucci youth baseball bat, 27”,- ten, 2 /34 barrel, value $200, Texasbat.com
  • Dinner for Four at prime local Denton restaurant, value $150
  • EXITE - Gym Bash Party for up to 15 kids - $150, https://excitegym.com/parties
  • Three (3) Kwik Kar Oil Changes, valued at $45 each, $135 total
    (Valid at the Kwik Kar Lube & Tune Sanger, TX)
  • Cabela's/ Bass Pro Gift Card, value $100
  • "Fishing is not a sport..." coffee mug and $35 Buffalo Wild Wings Gift Certificate, (2-sets, 2-drawings), http://billclarkairconditioning.com/
  • Olive Garden Gift Card, value $50
  • Roadhouse Restaurant Gift Card, value $30
  • Beth Marie’s Ice Cream Voucher, $30
  • Home Depot Gift Card, value $25

These prizes will be updated regularly between now and the event date, March 30. Check back often to see the new items. Or sign up to receive weekly updates via email.

We value your privacy and will never rent or sell your information.

Raffle tickets may be purchased at the event or online. For raffle ticket details and payment options please click the link below.

Tickets are:

  • one for $10
  • three for $20
  • ten for $50
  • twenty-five for $100

For any $50 or $100 raffle ticket purchases made on or before Wednesday, March 28, you will receive a bonus!

  • $50 Purchase = 10 tickets + 1 bonus ticket
  • $100 Purchase = 25 tickets + 5 bonus tickets
Raffle ticket holders need not be present to win.

Buy Raffle Tickets

Raffle Notes

  • Each raffle ticket purchased provides 1 chance to win any of over $2,000 worth of raffle prizes.
  • Raffle prize values range from $20 to $1,000.
  • Raffle drawing will be conducted during the event, Saturday, March 30, and items will be raffled off in random order.
  • Pre-purchased tickets will be filled out the day of the event and placed in the drawing.
  • ALL raffle proceeds go to NCTC & Denton Wesley Foundation.
  • You DO NOT need to be present to win.
  • Raffle prize pick-up/ delivery will be managed by Brad Cozart (bradcozart@hotmail.com) for winners not in attendance.

Participant Entry

Fishint Lure Register your children below for the event.

Fishint Lure Bring a rod & reel if you have one. Limited number will be available.

Fishint Lure Bait is provided.

Fishint Lure Early Registration for children wishing to fish will end on March 18. After that date, a free T-shirt cannot be guaranteed.

The Fishing Tournament begins at 8:00 AM and ends at noon at the Fish Pond on the United Methodist Church property. It is open to all children ages 4-12. A free T-shirt is included for children who preregister by the deadline on March 18. All child participants will be eligible for a trophy for largest and/or most fish caught based on tournament rules. Trophies will be awarded hourly by age group.

Participant Sign Up

Sponsorship Opportunities

Largemouth bass level sponsorship

$1,000 Largemouth Bass Sponsor

  • Business logo on event T-Shirt, prominent listing in all publicity and marketing materials
  • Option of representation at the event to promote business
  • Business name on event poster
  • Event passes for up to 6 participants
  • Opportunity to display promotional items in goodie bags
Smallmouth bass level sponsorship

$500 Smallmouth Bass Sponsor

  • Business logo on event T-shirt and all publicity and marketing materials
  • Opportunity to set up booth at the event
  • Event passes for up to 4 participants
  • Opportunity to display promotional items in goodie bags
Striped bass level sponsorship

$250 Striped Bass Sponsor

  • Business name on event T-shirt and all publicity and marketing materials
  • Event passes for up to 2 participants
  • Opportunity to display promotional items in goodie bags
Bluegill level sponsorship

Bluegill Sponsor Donations

Recognition at the event.

Sponsor Sign Up

To be a sponsor, you will need to print, fill out, and mail the Casting for a Cause Sponsorship Agreement or you may sign up and pay online.

To have your logo printed on all collateral material, you must sign up as a sponsor no later than March 11. Payments may extend beyond March 11 under certain conditions. Please call the Development Office for more information at (940) 498-6445.

 Sponsorship Agreement Sponsor Online

Individual Donations

Your tax deductible gift will help support Argyle United Methodist Church and North Central Texas College’s joint missions of educational scholarships for students and fighting student food insecurity in Denton County.  On behalf of our students, Thank You for your support!

After clicking the Donate button below please select these options on the payment screen:

  1. Name of Donor - This is your information – name, address, etc.
  2. Designation of Funds - Scholarships from the dropdown menu
  3. Name Of Scholarship - Casting for a Cause
  4. Amount of Donation - Any amount you choose
  5. Payment Method - select one, check or credit card
  6. Then click Continue

Donate to CFAC

Contact:
Doug Milbauer
(940) 498-6445
dmilbauer@nctc.edu