Join the Z-Fund for Special Events!

Golf outings, bus trips to away games, pre-game tailgates, alumni gatherings, and Varsity "A" Association events just to name a few...

Special Events are critical to engaging current and prospective donors. We maintain a calendar throughout the year to do so.  From pre-game receptions to golf tournaments, special events are critical to the success of the Z-Fund.

Zips Men's Basketball Gildan Charleston Classic Travel Plan

November 19-24, 2014

Gildan Charleston Classic Website  |  Charleston Classic Travel Flyer

Fans can now reserve their spot for the trip, which includes round trip airfare from Cleveland to Charleston on United Airlines, five nights at the Marriott Charleston Hotel, transportation to and from the airport, in addition to TD Arena, a ticket for each of the three Zips games and a meal with Head Coach Keith Dambrot and the team. Also, fans will be able to reserve a golf package for an additional cost.

The cost of the trip is $1,019 per person and is based on double occupancy. A $200 per person deposit is required to reserve a spot, with final payment due by October 1.

Fans wishing to reserve a spot can mail in the attached reservation form or contact Lance Chima, Chima Travel, at 330-867-4770.

The University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, presented by the Varsity "A" Association

The 40th Annual University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Friday, February 20, 2015, in the Quaker Station Ballroom (135 S. Broadway St.). The festivities will begin at 6:00 PM with a cocktail hour (cash bar), followed by dinner at 7:00 PM. Dress ranges from business attire to cocktail attire.

The following evening, Saturday, February 21, 2015, the honorees will be presented at halftime of the Zips Men's Basketball game (Akron v. Miami; time TBA -- please check for updates). 

Reservations for both the banquet and the basketball game must be received by Friday, February 13, 2015 in order to guarantee your reservations and seating preferences. 

CLICK HERE to make your reservations for the banquet!

For further information, please contact Alexa Doutt, Director of the Z-Fund, at 330-972-2695 or 

Go Zips!

Check back soon for information about the UA Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Honorees!