Raffle offers chance to win 2018 USA IBC ticket package

Support the USA IBC with your purchase of a $25.00 raffle ticket by Thursday, Nov. 16, and you could win a Ticket Package for the 2018 competition. The package includes one ticket to the Opening Ceremony, all Round 1, 2 and 3 performances, and the Awards Gala, a value of more than $400.

Drawing will be held at the 2017 Friends of the USA IBC Membership Party Thursday evening, Nov. 16. You do not have to be present to win.

Friends of the USA IBC Kentucky Derby fundraiser -Buy your ticket here!

Jockeys & Juleps is the theme for this year’s annual Friends of the USA International Ballet Competition fundraiser, a Kentucky Derby party, Saturday, May 6. Festivities will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the home of Rachel and John Ravenstein, 2377 Twin Lakes Circle in Jackson.

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In addition to watching the televised race, guests will enjoy opportunities to participate in a Derby Day Raffle, Derby Day Winner’s Circle, and hat and tie contest. Raffle tickets, $20 each, give the purchaser a chance to win a ticket package for the 2018 USA IBC, June 10 – 23. The ticket package has a value of $497 and includes one ticket to every performance excluding the Encore Gala. With the purchase of a $25 Winner’s Circle ticket, available only at the party, you are a guaranteed winner of one of the fabulous prizes.The afternoon promises to be an exciting and eventful soiree!

Tickets are $75 per person, which includes scrumptious Derby Day fare, traditional Mint Juleps and other refreshing libations.

2017-2018 Friends of the USA IBC Board

The Friends of the USA IBC board has expanded as work begins on the 2018 competition.

New members of the Friends of the USA IBC board are (front row, from left) Audrey Douglas, Emily Simmons; (2nd row) LeAnne Gault, Jennifer Tripoli, Sara Ragsdale, Allison Simmons, Mary Michael Lindsay; (3rd row) Margee Wohner, Mary Schiele Scanlon, Carol Mockbee, Kathy Potts, Debbie Good; (4th row) Karen Baker, Kim Irby, Lee Jenkins, Candy Spurzem, Laurilyn Fortner; (back row) Bruce Parker Brumfield, Stacie Sharp, Max David Marsh, Janet Shearer.  Not pictured are Danielle Correro, Holly Crystal, Theresa Irby,  Nicholas Morisani, Angie Noble, Debbie Rayner, Laura Walters, and Kinshasa Watson.