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Radford Athletics invites you to join us on Friday, April 26, 2024 for the Red & White Gala presented by English Meadows Senior Living Community. The event will be held in the Dedmon Center Arena starting at 6:30 p.m. and will include a silent and live auction, dinner with open bar, as well as a program of guest speakers and current student-athletes. The appropriate dress for this event is cocktail attire. Must be 21+ to attend.

This year's Special guest is ESPN Broadcaster, Marty Smith '98. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science in Media Studies in 1998 from the School of Communication in the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences. A native of Pearisburg, Virginia, he graduated from Giles High School..


The Red & White Gala presented by English Meadows Senior Living Community is the signature event for Radford Athletics. All proceeds from the event directly support Radford Athletics and our student Athletes. 

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Auction items will be available for viewing in the weeks leading up to the event. Auction items include exclusive experiences (games, golf rounds, trips, etc.), sports memorabilia, jewelry, merchandise and more! Advanced Bidding for the silent auction will be open from April 19 until April 26 at 6:30 p.m. At that time, the silent auction will also open to the event attendees and participating online bidders. Bidding for the silent auction items will conclude around 8:30 p.m.

If you are unable to attend, you can still bid on unique items and experiences offered at the Red & White Gala presented by English Meadows Senior Living Community. You do not need to be present at the event to participate in the online auction! You can simply place bids online or with a smart phone by clicking the "Register to Participate" button at the top of this page.


Looking for a place to stay for the 2023 Red & White Gala with shuttles to and from the Dedmon Center? Look no further as we have a deal for you! Book your stay at the newly opened Highlander Hotel through our link below to get our special rate for the Red & White Gala (While supplies last). The Highlander Hotel is the preferred hotel of the Red & White Gala.


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Shuttles will begin at 6:00 p.m. and continue running until 11:00 p.m. 


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Radford University Athletic Foundation Inc.
Questions? Please call Nicole Green at (540) 831-6194 or email [email protected].


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