Changes coming to Buc Club this fall; CSU shifting to points-based giving system

Changes coming to Buc Club this fall; CSU shifting to points-based giving system

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Significant changes are coming to the Buc Club this fall as Charleston Southern is going to a points-based giving system as announced today by Athletic Director Jeff Barber and Associate A.D. for Development/Tickets Tyler Davis.

Buc Club Points-Based System Frequently Asked Questions

The Buccaneers will be adopting a points system that will reward members based on their giving level. These points will factor into eligibility for football season tickets, hospitality access, preferred parking, and charter trips to road football games, among other items.

"I am so grateful for all of our Buc Club members as their support will allow us to build championship programs in the classroom and on the playing fields," Barber said. "The new points system will go a long way in allowing our fans to realize the dream we all have for our teams."

"To our current Buc Club members, your support through giving is greatly appreciated," Davis said. "We trust you have enjoyed being members this year while interacting with each other and our student athletes. The time is right to stay involved and encourage others to get on board with you, because you are making an impact."

More details will follow in the coming weeks as CSU continues to enhance and restructure the Buc Club.

"The Buc Club membership has tripled in the last several years allowing us to provide support to our student athletes," Davis added. "Thank you to alums, parents, friends and donors that support Charleston Southern University Athletics."

Points System
CSU is adopting a new points system that will reward members based on their giving level (listed below). Points will factor into eligibility for football and basketball season tickets, football and basketball post-season tickets for FCS playoffs and NCAA tournament, hospitality access, preferred parking to include reserved parking and charter trips to road football games, among other items. An overview of the eight giving levels is as follows:

Level                                      Gift                            Points                                              
1964 Club                              $19.64                        10       
Blue and Gold                       $100                            30
Varsity                                    $250                            50
Captain's                                $500                            100
Buccaneer's                           $1,000                        200
Champion                              $2,500                       300
Executive                               $5,000                       500
Presidential                           $10,000                     1,000

An additional ten points can also be earned for the following: Season Ticket Holder at football, men's or women's basketball and baseball, alumni, former student-athlete, consecutive giving years and capital gifts (20 points per $1,000 gift).

Season Tickets
Buc Club members will have priority access to ordering their 2019 Football Season Tickets based on their points beginning in June. Tickets will go on sale to the general public in July. 

Parking
New reserved parking in the Gold Lots at Buccaneer Field will be assigned based on the points system. 

In June, Buc Club members will be able to "pick a place", a day where football season tickets and preferred parking will be assigned based on the new point system.

For more questions or details on the new Buc Club Points System, reach out to Tyler Davis at tdavis@csuniv.edu

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