Game Day

Back for its 10th season, Hamilton Southeastern Education Foundation’s (HSEF) GAME DAY, presented by CSO Architects, returns on Friday, February 18, 2022.  Grab your favorite sports team gear and get ready to tip off an informal evening celebrating excellence in education with friends and family!

This year’s Game Day event will have something for everyone in the HSE Schools community.  Don’t miss this opportunity to support our teachers and schools while engaging in a little friendly competition – with multiple options to participate in person at Conner Prairie as well as at home: 

There are four ways to get involved with Game Day 2022:

  1. Join us at Conner Prairie at 6:30 on Friday, February 18, 2022. A limited number of event tickets (age 21 and over) are available for $75.  Event tickets include tailgating themed games, delicious game day food, a DJ playing live music and the annual district-wide Pop-A-Shot contest. Each ticket is a tax-deductible donation used to inspire innovation in local education with discounts available for HSE Schools staff and alumni. Masks are recommended for event attendees with hand sanitizer stations available throughout the building. Ticket registration is now closed.

  2. Virtual Trivia Night teams are also available for $75.  HSEF is again teaming up with Hambone’s Trivia to offer a virtual trivia team option for a $75 tax-deductible donation. This year’s virtual host will be Ben Yoder, a teacher within HSE Schools. Friends and family can play together on a team, with discounts available for HSE Schools staff and alumni. The playing field is up to you as the participants can be located anywhere (up to 8 people can play together remotely). Virtual Trivia registration is now closed.

  3. The Game Day Silent Auction goes live on Friday, February 11. The auction annually features unique items, amazing trips, memorabilia, and experiences, plus baskets from each of the HSE school PTO’s. You can view the auction items online from anywhere until bidding closes at 9:15 p.m. on February 18. Follow @HSEFoundation for sneak peeks of all the amazing items available for bid.

  4. The very popular Rare Bourbon Raffle also returns this year. For a full list of the available bottles and to secure tickets visit There are 125 prizes including many amazing bottles and a custom bourbon barrel bar, with only 500 tickets being sold, making the odds of winning 1:4! Must be 21 to enter and win.  The raffle will take place via a live drawing at approximately 8:30 p.m. on February 18. Winners do not need to be present to win. Click here to view the 2022 bourbon raffle winner list.

HSEF’s Game Day is the largest annual district fundraiser benefitting all 22 Hamilton Southeastern Schools.  Proceeds from the event help support innovative teacher grants, student scholarships, mental health, and wellness initiatives across all grade levels. 

Please click here for Frequently Asked Questions regarding Game Day 2022.