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CHCI would like to thank its generous sponsors of the 2013 Fiesta de Golf Scholarship Challenge. Together, we are funding scholarships to educate the next generation of Latino leaders. 




Eli Lilly & Company


American Sugar Alliance 

Major League Baseball





American Postal Workers Union


Bank of America 



Gulf States Toyota

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

National Association of Broadcasters



Prudential Financial

Salt River Project 

Sheet Metal Workers International Association


The Coca-Cola Company





Altria Group

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2013 Fiesta de Golf - Silent Auction

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is pleased to once again bring its tournament participants the opportunity to support scholarships through its Fiesta de Golf Annual Silent Auction. Join us at the event on May 6 to place bids on autographed sports memorabilia, dining experiences, and other terrific items. All proceeds benefit the CHCI Scholarship Program, providing young Latinos the critical financial support needed to pursue their dreams of higher education. 


Date:  May 6, 2013
Location:  The Courses at Andrews Air Force Base, MD
Time:  8:00 am to 2:00 pm

CHCI will accept personal checks, cash, and credit cards onsite for winning bidders of the items. 

Winners must be present to participate and must pick-up their items; no items will be shipped. 

Individuals will pick up a Bid Card at registration to participate in the Silent Auction.




Nike Covert RH Iron sets (2 sets available)
Starting Bid $450.00
Value $1,000.00



Calvin Johnson signed Lions helmet
Starting Bid $500.00
Value $1,300.00

Detroit Lions helmet signed by the best receiver in the game, Calvin Johnson. Nicknamed “Megatron”, in 2012 Johnson had a season for the ages, breaking Jerry Rice’s single season record for receiving yard which had previously been 1,848. Johnson also set the NFL records for consecutive 100-yard games (8) and consecutive games with 10 or more receptions. He also tied Hall of Famer Michael Irvin's record for most 100-yard games in a season with 11.


Colin Kaepernick signed 49ers helmet
Starting Bid $650.00
Value $1,000.00

Kaepernick set an NFL record for most rushing yards (181) by a quarterback in a game (playoffs or regular season) in his first playoff game. After beating the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship 28-24, he led the 49ers to their first Super Bowl since the 1994 NFL season.



Peyton Manning signed Broncos helmet
Starting Bid $750.00
Value $1,700.00

Denver Broncos helmet signed by the 2012 Comeback Player of the Year, Peyton Manning. Manning, a future Hall of Famer, and one of the best to ever play quarterback, is a former Super Bowl Champion, Super Bowl MVP, and 4-time NFL MVP. One of the greatest EVER!


Robert Griffin III signed Redskins helmet
Starting Bid $650.00
Value $1,100.00

Washington Redskins helmet signed by the 2011 Heisman Trophy Winner, Robert Griffin III. After winning the Heisman, RG3 was selected 2nd overall by the Redskins and was the 2012 Offensive Rookie of the Year.



Roger Staubach signed Cowboys helmet
Starting Bid $500.00
Value $1,200.00

Staubach was instrumental in developing the Cowboys into becoming one of the best teams of the 1970s and led the team to nine of the Cowboys' record-setting twenty consecutive winning seasons. Staubach led the Cowboys to their first Super Bowl victory and as a result was named MVP in Super Bowl VI. Staubach was described by legendary Cowboys head coach Tom Landry as "possibly the best combination of a passer, an athlete and a leader to ever play in the NFL."





Stephen Strasburg signed Nationals jersey
Starting Bid: $750.00
Value: $1,300.00

Washington Nationals jersey signed by former #1 overall pick, Stephen Strasburg. Strasburg made his major-league debut on June 8, 2010, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. A Sports Illustrated columnist termed it "the most hyped pitching debut the game has ever seen." Strasburg picked up the win in his debut, pitching seven innings, allowing two earned runs and no walks and 14 strikeouts, setting a new team strikeout record. Also, he was the first pitcher in history to strike out at least eleven batters without issuing any walks in his pro debut. He struck out every batter in the Pirates' lineup at least once and struck out the last seven batters he faced—also a Nationals record. He threw 34 of his 94 pitches at 98 miles per hour or faster, including two that reached 100 miles per hour.


Alexander Ovechkin signed Capitals jersey
Starting Bid $650.00
Value $1,300.00

Washington Capitals jersey signed by NHL superstar, Alexander Ovechkin. In 2004, The Capitals selected Ovechkin with the 1st overall pick in the NHL Draft. Since entering the league, Oveckkin has been one of the absolute best players on the ice. During the 2007–08 season, he captured the Rocket Richard and Art Ross Trophies. That season he also won the Lester B. Pearson Award as the top player voted by the NHL Players' Association and the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league's MVP. He is the only player to win all four awards since the Rocket Richard Trophy's inception in 1999. In 2009, he again won the Hart Memorial Trophy as league MVP, the Lester B. Pearson Award, and the Rocket Richard Trophy.


Larry Fitzgerald signed Cardinals jersey
Starting Bid $350.00
Value $900.00

Arizona Cardinals jersey signed by one of the best wide receivers in the NFL, Larry Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald, a 7-time Pro Bowl Selection, currently ranks fifth all-time in league history in receiving yards per game for a career. One of the best in the game!


Pierre Garcon signed Redskins jersey
Starting Bid $375.00
Value $900.00

Washington Redskins jersey signed by starting wide receiver, Pierre Garcon. Garcon is an electrifying widout that will be a great combo with RG3 for years to come. Hail to the Skins!

Troy Aikman signed Cowboys jersey
Starting Bid $500.00
Value $1,000.00

Dallas Cowboys jersey signed by the quarterback that led them to 3 Super Bowl wins, Troy Aikman. Aikman, a member of the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor, was a 6-time Pro Bowler and the MVP of Super Bowl XXVII.




Cal Ripken signed Orioles 8x10
Starting Bid $300.00
Value $800.00

Photograph signed by the Iron Man, Cal Ripken. Ripken earned the nickname "Iron Man", doggedly remaining in the lineup, despite numerous minor injuries. He played in a record 2,632 straight games spanning sixteen seasons. He played his 2131st consecutive game on September 6, 1995, breaking the 56-year-old record set by the "Iron Horse" Lou Gehrig, the legendary New York Yankees first baseman. Ripken hit a home run in game 2130 and game 2131, moving fans to the point that his 2131st consecutive game was named Major League Baseball's "Most Memorable Moment" in MLB history.

Julius “Dr. J” Erving signed Sports Illustrated
Starting Bid $450.00
Value $1,000.00

Sports Illustrated magazine signed by “Dr. J”, Julius Erving. Erving, a basketball Hall of Famer, won 3 championships, 4 MVPS, and 3 scoring titles with the ABA’s Virginia Squires and New York Nets, and the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers. Dr. J helped launch the above the rim style of play and was the inspiration to many of the greats that followed him.

Magic Johnson signed Lakers 8x10 (dunking over Dr. J)
Starting Bid $375.00
Value $1,000.00

Photograph signed by Earvin “Magic” Johnson. One of the best of all time, Johnson's career achievements include three NBA MVP Awards, nine NBA Finals appearances, twelve All-Star games, and ten All-NBA First and Second Team nominations. He led the league in regular-season assists four times, and is the NBA's all-time leader in average assists per game, at 11.2. Johnson was a member of the "Dream Team", the U.S. basketball team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1992.

Washington Wizards Basketball and T-shirt
Starting Bid: $50.00
Value: $100.00

Autographed Washington Wizards memorabilia sponsored by Monumental Sports & Entertainment.



Two night stay at the Embassy Suites Hotel
900 10th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Starting Bid $250.00
Value $370.00

Enjoy two weekend nights (Thu, Fri, Sat. or Sun.) at The Embassy Suites Washington D.C. – Convention Center. The hotel is located in the heart of Washington, DC between the US Capitol and the White House and is within walking distance to the National Mall, Smithsonian museums, national monuments and historic sites. Your stay is based on availability, subject to blackout dates. Original certificate must be presented to the Hotel at time of arrival.

Enjoy a night at the Phoenix Park Hotel
520 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001
Starting Bid: $150.00
Value: $250.00

Enjoy a night at this Old Word European hotel. The hotel was named after Phoenix Park in Dublin, which is one of the largest walled parks in Europe and represents the center of relaxation and enjoyment of family life in Dublin. The hotel proudly bears the name of such an important and historic part of Irish life. The complimentary guestroom certificate entitles you to a one- night weekend stay; Friday or Saturday. Advanced reservations are required and are based on availability. Original certificate must be presented upon arrival.



Catered “Classic Affair”
Starting Bid $ 200.00
Value $350.00

Gift certificate provided by Ridgewells catering is for an assortment of hors d’oeuvres, cheese tray, and dessert to host your next party of ten guests.

Jaleo Restaurant
Starting Bid $200.00
Value $400.00

Dinner certificate for 4 featuring the dishes of Chef/Owner José Andrés. Certificate also includes manager’s selection of one bottle of wine, tax, & gratuity.


Oyamel Restaurant
Starting Bid $200.00
Value $400.00

Dinner certificate for 4 featuring a menu by Head Chef Omar Rodriguez and José Andrés, includes manager’s selection of one bottle of wine, tax, & gratuity.


Starting Bid $200.00
Value $400.00

Dinner certificate for 4 featuring a menu by Head Chef Michael Costa and José Andrés, includes manager’s selection of one bottle of wine, tax, & gratuity.


Newly refreshed Art and Soul Restaurant
Suggested Starting Bid: $50
Value: $150

Located at The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Meal certificate for up to $100 and a signed copy of Chef Art Smith’s Upcoming Book Art Smith’s Healthy Comfort.

Tequila Don Julio tasting at Diageo House
Starting Bid: $1000
Value: $1,500

The winner of this auction item will have the opportunity to invite 10 of his or her friends to join them at Diageo House for a showcase and tasting of the award-winning Tequila Don Julio. The tasting will include Tequila Don Juilo variants, tequila cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a rare opportunity to learn from a trained tequila master.

Four bottles of premium wines
Starting Bid: $100
Value: $250

The winner of this auction item will have the opportunity to enjoy four bottles of premium wines donated by the Altria Group.




Washington National’s Baseball Game Tickets
Starting Bid $50.00
Value $100.00

Two tickets and parking pass to the National's vs. Diamondbacks game at the Nationals Stadium on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Tickets donated by Mosaic.


One 18 hole round of golf for 4 people and one golf lesson package for one person, sponsored by Golf Course Specialists
Starting Bid $95.00
Value $250

This package is valid at any time from Monday to Friday, and after 1 pm on weekends and holidays. Depending on the facility or day of the week, green fees may range from $100 to $124. The four rounds must be redeemed at the same time. The golf lessons are for a 4-6 week group class package for one person, and it may not be used towards a private lesson. Golf carts are not included in the package. You may choose one of the following courses: East Potomac GC, Langston GC, and Rock Creek GC in Washington, D.C. Expiration date: 5/6/14

Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro 4G Android Phone (AT&T)
Starting Bid: $200
Value: $449.99