Chicago DU 75th Anniversary Gala Ticket Prices

Saturday, July 28 at 6:00 p.m., JW Marriott Grand Ballroom
Join us at the JW Marriott celebrating conservation for generations and the legacy of waterfowling in the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest. For hundreds of years these iconic waters have been the site of some of the nation's oldest clubs. This is the land of Aldo Leopold, and conservatoin traditions are as strong here as they are anywhere. Please be a part of this joyous recognition of the role of waterfowlers and conservationists in general have played in protecting our nation's national treasures. 





Contributor (Bronze Sponsor) – $500 Ea.

  • Bronze DU sponsor membership
  • Dinner and cocktails
  • Special 75th Anniversary gift – The DU Story

Contributor Couple – $750/Couple

  • Bronze DU sponsor membership
  • Dinner and cocktails
  • Special 75th Anniversary gift – The DU Story

Legacy Greenwing (Under Age 18) – $200

  • Legacy Greenwing membership
  • Dinner

Gold Sponsor Table – $5,000/10 People

  • Gold DU sponsorship for table Sponsor
  • Dinner and cocktails
  • 9 Bronze DU sponsor membership for all guests
  • Special 75th Anniversary gift – The DU Story

Gala Sponsor Table – $10,000/10 People ($2,500MD)

  • $2,500 DU Major Donor Credit for table Sponsor
  • Dinner and cocktails
  • 9 Bronze DU sponsor membership for all guests
  • Special 75th Anniversary gift – The DU Story

$5,000 Item Donation or Greater

With the donation of a $5,000 item or greater (for example: an exclusive hunting trip, vacation rental property, high-end firearm or other merchandise or service) the following will be provided:
  • Two free dinner tickets to the event
  • Table for display
  • Business card size ad in the evening's program (ad to be supplied by the business)
  • Link on the Chicago Gala website (www.ducks.org/chicago75)
  • Display of a corporate banner in the event venue (banner parameters to be provided by DU)
  • Reserved seating

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate sponsorships are available to any company or corporation making a cash donation of $10,000 or greater.


Tickets & Sponsorships

Buy tickets online | View event listing | Sponsorship Opportunities

Hotel Information

JW Marriott  
151 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60603
877-303-0104

Single/Double room rates: $219. Room block deadline is July 6. Click here to reserve hotel rooms online.

Auction Items

Click here to see a listing of the wonderful items to be auctioned off at our 75th Anniversary Gala.

Contact Information

To reserve tickets or for more information, please contact Rodney Schlafer at (815) 403-3597 or rschlafer@ducks.org.

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