Let's get Blinged Like Bollywood!
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Fraserview Banquet Hall
8240 Fraser St, Vancouver
Cocktail and Appetizers: 6:30 pm
Official program starts: 8:00 pm
Dinner served: 8:30 pm
Live Auction: ~9:15 pm
Silent Auction closes / After Party begins: 10:00 pm
Reluctant shuffle out the door to end a great evening: 1:00 am
What is Thunderball?
Thunderball is a chance for you to mix and mingle on a winter's evening surrounded by great food, drinks, laughter, a few games and auction items. The focus is on providing a fun night out where you can spend time with some really amazing people who we are lucky to call our TBirds family. Whether you are a Thunderball veteran or just coming for the first time, we are excited to have you be part of the only time our association can all get together.
What will this year's Thunderball be like?
Every year is a little bit different, and this year will be no exception! The big change this year will be the venue as we move to the Fraserview Banquet Hall and are able to take advantage of their beautiful new renovations and onsite support. Let's Get Blinged Like Bollywood! is all about making the most out of the night with great food, lots of laughs and some surprise elements. There will be a full buffet dinner, a few options for beverages, and a really big party at the end where you will definitely need your dancing shoes, and perhaps some extra hydration.
How do I get tickets?
Tickets are on sale now through TeamSnap - click here. You can buy individual tickets or a full table of 8 as well as pre-purchase drink tickets (at a discounted rate).
Individual tickets including dinner = $75 each
Table of 8 seats (includes one bottle of wine) = $520
Latecomer Ticket (after 9:00 pm) = $45
How is Thunderball a fundraiser?
During the event, there will be a few ways to help. In the past we've had things like 50/50 draws, contests to win a registration fee for next season, a game of heads and tails, wine/beer pulls and so many other fun ways to get rid of those pesky $20 bills that you will have filled your wallet with before coming.
The feature elements of the night will be in the auctions. We will start to tease out the items closer to the event but, as in previous years, the auction items provide opportunities to support for all budgets. This year's silent auction will be done entirely online so everyone can participate from anywhere - so feel free to share the link with your family and friends!
What is the profit used for?
This annual fundraiser is Vancouver Thunderbird Hockey's way of helping keep the rising costs of ice from impacting registration fees every year. While there are other elements in our fees, payments for the ice make up the largest portion and with a minimum annual increase of 5% for all our ice, Thunderball has played a key role in helping us keep fees much less than they would otherwise be. We are committed to the continued development of our players, and if we can help this happen by having a fun night out, what better way is there to do something great for our kids.