Stampede Under The Stars

The NEW Date is Set for 2021…September 19!

With life still changing daily due to COVID-19, our incredible Stampede Under the Stars Event Chairs Rishma Mohamed, Megan Vondra, and Barbara Steen (pictured below) are determined to start 2021 with positivity and impact. In fact, they – along with our wonderful Host Committee members – are working tirelessly to brainstorm and execute a safe, engaging, and above all, meaningful, event in September at the Armadillo Palace!

CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets today!

Important Note: Presently, there will only be a limited number of tickets available for this event to ensure social distancing and safety protocols are paramount at the venue, which will be filled at 25% capacity only; maximum capacity is 1300 people. In the meantime, should you have any questions, feel free to visit our 2021 SUTS FAQs page, or get in touch with us at Thank you; we look forward to sharing another boot-scootin’ evening with y’all in 2021!

Important Attachments:

  • If you donate an item in-kind please be sure to fill out a 2021 SUTS In-Kind Form so we can properly acknowledge your donation!
  • Looking to submit your registration to the event through the mail or email? Simply download and use this 2021 SUTS Registration Form to do so!

Thank you, 2021 Underwriters!

$15,000 Boot-Scootin’ Big Spender

Ames, Marshall, and Seff Families

Rishma Mohamed, Barbara Steen, and Megan Vondra

$10,000 Mustang Money-Maker

Katie Arnoldy, Kristen Berger, Kristy Bradshaw, and Carmen Dikman

The McGovern Foundation

The Whalley Foundation

$5,000 Horseshoe High-Roller

Jim and Cathy Anderson

Claire Baker, Pat Dolan, and Lari Paradee

The Hildebrand Fund

Chris and Katherine Gillman

Mark and Melissa Hobbs

Charlie and Lisa Meacham & Rob and Amy Pierce

Mike and Betsy Mercer

Steve and Natalie Mohtashami

Michael and Marla Reade

Wade and Adriane Sadler

$3,000 Caring Cowboy

Jesse and Libbie Libby

Matthew and Katherine Kardesch

Brian and Jessica Leeke & Yuri and Jillian Waldo

Jeff and Leisha Mamera

Veronica Pullicino

Dean and Christi Quinn

Steve and Joyce Sandweiss

Thank you, 2021 Sponsors!

Auctioneer Sponsor:

Valet Sponsors:
Shannon and Jamie Mann
April McGee

Armadillo Naming Sponsors:
Phil Adams Company
The Bayou Fund

John and Susan Hawfield
Katie and Todd Thorton

Thank you, 2021 Host Committee!

Katie Arnoldy
Reva Azeez
Kristen Berger
Brigid Beck
Julie Bihlet
Angela Bookmyer
Kristy Bradshaw
Jessica Chisholm
Marjorie Dale
Rachel Davis
Carmen Dikmen
Alex and Brendan Donahue
Erin Hader
Kandi Handel
Pauline Huen
Laura Hutcheson
Jennifer Jeffery
Jill Knowles
Benita Land
Gigi Lilly
Leisha Mamera
Meredith Marshall
Stephanie Mays
Mike and Betsy Mercer
Natalie Mohtashami
Farah Nasser
Leslie Newcomer
Martina Ogbonna
Dawn Persia
Brady Peters
Amy Pierce
Veronica Pullicino
Kelly Pyle
Leah Rabe
Marla Reade
Nicole Richardson
Lauren SanFilippo
Lane Schultz
Jordan Seff
Abby Spinn
Selina Stanford
Tara Tracy
Katie Thornton
Salima Umatiya
Jennifer Wells
Megan Williams

Thank you, 2021 Special Contributors!

2020 Recap

Oh! What a NIGHT! Thanks in large part to our fearless event chairs: Natalie & Steve Mohtashami, Brady & Dan Peters, and Leah & Ryan Rabe, BEAR reached a NEW fundraising record in 2020, with over $315,000 raised! At the famous Armadillo Palace off Kirby Dr. in West University, our guests joined us – rain or shine – to FUNdraise for BEAR! Armadillo races, live and silent auctions, cigar rolling, wine and whiskey, live music, and MORE…it was truly evening for BEAR’s record books! To see photos from this memorable evening, click here. Thank you for your generous support!