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Catamount Club

Membership Levels

Catamount Club membership is open to all students, alumni, fans and supporters. Annual membership fees start at $25 for students and $100 for alumni and fans.

All levels come with a variety of benefits. 

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Giving Levels

Legacy: $50,000 Annually

Trophy: $20,000 Annually

  • All Benefits For Lower Levels
  • Priority I Football Parking
  • Opportunity to Purchase Catamount Corner Hospitality (8)
  • Hosted Team Experience for Two
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Champions: $11,500 Annually

  • All Benefits For Lower Levels
  • Priority I Football Parking
  • Invitation to Annual Scholarship Gala (Comped)
  • Opportunity to Purchase Catamount Corner Hospitality (4)
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I-CATS: $5,500 Annually

  • All Benefits For Lower Levels
  • Priority I Football Parking
  • Opportunity to Purchase Paws Porch Table Hospitality (4)
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Captains: $3,500 Annually

  • All Benefits For Lower Levels
  • Priority II Football Parking
  • Invitation to Basketball Purple Zone (4)
  • Paws Porch Access: Standing Room Only (4)
  • Invitation to Home Football Purple Zone (4)
  • Invitation to Annual Scholarship Gala
  • Opportunity to Purchase Paws Porch Table Hospitality (2)
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Coaches: $2,200 Annually

  • All Benefits For Lower Levels
  • Priority II Football Parking
  • Paws Porch Access: Standing Room Only (2)
  • Invitation to Home Football Purple Zone (2)
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Top Cat: $1,200 Annually

  • All Benefits For Lower Levels
  • Priority II Football Parking
  • Invitation to Basketball Purple Zone (2)
  • Football National Signing Day Event
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Super Cat: $600 Annually

  • All Benefits For Lower Levels
  • Priority III Football Parking
  • Catamount Club Gift
  • Away Football Game Purple Zone
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Purple Cat: $250 Annually

Gold Cat: $100 Annually

  • Catamount Club Fan Package & Program Recognition
  • Catamount Club Email Communication and Event Invites
  • Tax Deduction
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Membership Discounts

The Catamount Club would like to thank each of you for your commitment to WCU by offering a 30% discount on any membership level.

The Catamount Club would like to show its appreciation to all current WCU faculty and staff by offering a 20% discount off of each membership level.

For recent alumni, we provide a discounted Catamount Club Membership based upon your graduation year at any giving level:

  • First year following graduation (2019-2020 Academic Year Graduates) (80% Discount)
  • Second year following graduation (2018-2019 Academic Year Graduates) (60% Discount)
  • Third year following graduation (2017-2018 Academic Year Graduates) (40% Discount)
  • Fourth year following graduation (2016-2017 Academic Year Graduates) (20% Discount)


Tax Considerations

All contributions to the Catamount Club are made payable to the Western Carolina University Foundation. The Western Carolina University Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that has qualified as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The WCU Foundation's goal is to aid the university in its development as a leading educational institution.

The following information is not intended to constitute legal advice or other tax counsel and may not be relied on as such. Please consult a personal tax advisor concerning the deductibility of any contribution to the Catamount Club.

You should consult your tax advisor for determining your proper charitable deductions. Contributions to the Catamount Club are fully tax-deductible if there are no priority tickets associated with your gift.

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