Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | Simpson College
Thursday, September 15, 2016 | Echo Valley Country Club 


The 2016 Wayne Carse Storm Athletic Benefit includes TWO days of festive events! The 15th annual fundraiser kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 14 with the Campus Gala, featuring dinner and auctions on Simpson's beautiful campus. The celebration continues Thursday, Sept. 15 with the Storm Golf Classic at Echo Valley Country Club in Norwalk.

CAMPUS GALA - Wednesday, Sept. 14
The Campus Gala is an evening of festivities with a social hour, dinner, silent and live auctions, and entertainment.  Friends of Simpson Athletics, alumni and business sponsors will join the Simpson College community and current student-athletes for a fun-filled celebration.

  • Cost
    • $30 per person
      (includes social, dinner and 2 drink tickets)
  • Schedule
    • 5:30 p.m. - Social; Auction displays open and raffle tickets available; Music
    • 6:30 p.m. - Dinner and Silent & Live Auctions

STORM GOLF CLASSIC - Thursday, Sept. 15
The fun continues Thursday with the Storm Golf Classic. Teams of four golfers will participate in an 18-hole golf scramble at beautiful Echo Valley Country Club in Norwalk. The golf committee will assist in pairing individual golfers who would like to register, but do not have a full team.

  • Cost
    • Individual golfer: $125
    • Team of 4: $500
      (includes golf entry with cart and registration for Campus Gala on Wednesday night)
  • Schedule
    • 11:30 a.m. - Check-in at Echo Valley Country Club, 3150 Echo Valley Drive, Norwalk
    • 12:30 p.m. - Shotgun start for 18-hole, 4-person best shot



Special Thanks to Hy-Vee of Indianola

Simpson athletics is proud to announce Hy-Vee of Indianola as the official sponsor of the 2016 Wayne Carse Athletic Benefit. Thank you to store manager Nate Fehl and Hy-Vee of Indianola for your support of Simpson's 500-plus student-athletes!


Lexus Champions for Charity

The 2016 athletic benefit includes an opportunity for two golfers to represent Simpson College and play 54 holes on three Pebble Beach championship courses in December of 2016. Sponsored by Willis Lexus and Lexus Champions for Charity.


5th Annual Rally to Stop Hunger

Simpson Athletics will partner with SODEXO Education to collect food and household items for those in need in our community. Sponsors, golfers and guests are invited to make donations at the Campus Gala.



More Information

If you are interested in receiving more information regarding the Wayne Carse Storm Athletic Benefit or want to get involved, please contact the Simpson College Athletic Department at 515-961-1495 or email Tara Rehmeier.