Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Shelton Stampede Benefit Auction?
The Shelton Parents' Association, with the help of volunteers, hosts a fundraising event each spring. The Shelton Stampede features a seated dinner, high-energy entertainment, a live auction, and an opportunity for Shelton parents and supporters to gather and celebrate our school. The funds raised from this event provide enriched experiences in academic areas, fine arts, athletics, extracurriculars, and tuition assistance through the Shelton Endowment Fund and the Shelton Scholarship Fund.

What is the attire for the evening?
The attire for the evening is 80s-inspired fashion. Consider comfortable shoes to dance the night away with Emerald City!

Where will the event be held?
Frontiers of Flight Museum
6911 Lemmon Ave.
Dallas, TX 75209

The venue is located on the southeast corner of Dallas Love Field Airport. Please use the University Street entrance off Lemmon to access the museum.  Follow the access road around to the entrance of the museum which faces Lemmon.

Where do I park?
You can self-park or use the complimentary valet at the event.

What does an individual ticket include?
An individual ticket to the event includes a cocktail reception, a seated dinner, and an open bar. To purchase your tickets, visit and select Buy Stampede Tickets. If purchasing your tickets via mobile, select Menu, then Buy Stampede Tickets. Underwriter packages include tickets and priority seating.

How do I purchase a table or tickets?
To purchase a table or a ticket go to and click on the Buy Stampede Ticket. If purchasing your tickets via mobile, select Menu, then Buy Stampede
Tickets. Tickets are available to purchase through Wednesday, February 15th.  

What is the schedule for the evening?

  • 6:00 p.m. Check-in and Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 p.m. Seated Dinner and Program
  • 7:30 p.m. Live Auction
  • 8:30 p.m. Music and Dancing with performance by Emerald City
  • 9:00 p.m. Big Board Auction and Stellar Stampede Closes
  • 11:00 p.m. Hang Up Your Dancing Shoes - Grab Your Favors and After Party Snack

If I purchase a single ticket, can I choose where I sit and with whom?
If you purchase a single ticket, you will be placed at a table with other single-ticket purchasers. When purchasing a single ticket, please complete the Seating Request box below the ticket purchase. All requests will be considered, and all efforts will be made to accommodate those requests. If you are new to Shelton, please list your child(s) grade level in the Seating Request box and the Auction Committee will do their best to place you next to families in your child (s) grade.

Is there a way to sponsor a Shelton faculty member and guest?
If you would like to sponsor a Shelton faculty member and a guest, tickets will be available for purchase. Please go to and click on Event Tickets and Sponsorships. If purchasing your tickets via a mobile device select Menu, then Event Tickets and Sponsorships.

Is there really a chance to win a full year's tuition at Shelton?
Yes! If you purchase a raffle ticket for a free year's tuition, you will be entered to win! Each ticket is $150, and you do not need to be present to win. There is also an option to buy five raffle tickets for $600.

When does the Online Auction start?
The Online Auction will open on Friday, February 23rd, at 9:00 a.m. and will close on Thursday, February 29th, at 10:00 p.m.

We can't wait to celebrate Shelton with all of you!

Please contact with any questions!