11:30am – 1:00pm

The Overton Hotel
2322 Mac Davis Ln
Lubbock, TX

The Lubbock Area Foundation has announced that a specially designed commemorative t-shirt featuring former Texas Tech head coach Spike Dykes and current Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury is now on sale at The Matador gift shop in Lubbock. The store is located at 2424 Broadway at the Northeast corner of Broadway and University. These special edition t-shirts will be on sale at The Matador through October 11.

"This gift to the Lubbock area comes from my heart. By making this significant gift you are making great things possible for the South Plains–a place and people I care for deeply. I would like to have this gift help foster children and address health and wellness concerns. Because we are building an endowment, this can happen from now on."
–Spike Dykes


The Lubbock Area Foundation is honoring Spike Dykes by establishing The Sharon and Spike Dykes Family endowment. This is an advised donor fund which will contribute to 501c3 organizations as recommended by Mr. Dykes.

William Taylor "Spike" Dykes was born March 14, 1938. He attended Stephen F. Austin State University where he played center for the Lumberjacks. After graduating in 1959 he coached for multiple high schools as head and assistant coach. 1972 marked the year he started to coach at the collegiate level as assistant coach at the University of Texas. Spike returned to the high school level to coach at Midland Lee from 1980 to 1983. After some time, Spike was hired to be the head coach at Texas Tech in 1986. He would become the first coach in school history to lead the team to seven straight bowl-eligible seasons and to coach the Red Raiders in seven bowl games. He also was head coach of the first Big 12 Conference football game along with Bill Snyder. Spike earned three Southwest Conference and one Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year honors. His record at Tech stands at 82–67–1.

Call 806.762.8061 to make your donation

TOUCHDOWN - $5,000
1 congratulatory TV ad (30 sec commercial, audio & visual appearance by company representative and/or logo presentation)
"I Like Spike" Blog Sponsor
1 Beat Pete Challenge
Recognition at Event - AV, Verbal from stage and printed in Event Program
Premium Seating - 1 Table of 8
4 Invitations to "I Like Spike" Tailgate Party (10.12.13)
4 Invitations to "I Like Spike" Reunion Reception (10.10.13)
"Spike Dykes' Tales from the Texas Tech Sideline - Book signed by Spike Dykes

FIELD GOAL - $3,000
Recoginition at Event - AV and Printed in Event Program
1 Table of 8
2 Invitations to "I Like Spike" Tailgate Party (10.12.13)
2 Invitations to "I Like Spike" Reunion Reception (10.10.13)
Signed Photo with Spike Dykes

BLITZ - $1,500
Half Table at Luncheon (Seating for 5)
Printed Recognition in Event Program

2 Tickets to Luncheon
Print Recognition in Event Program

1 Ticket to Luncheon

Thanks to our sponsors

$25,000 SPONSORS
First Capital Bank of Texas
KCBD NewsChannel 11
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Mike & Martha Ann McDonald
Butch & Judy Bryant

$10,000 SPONSORS
Reagor Dykes Auto Group
Texas Tech Athletics Department
Kent Lesley Real Estate Horseshoe Bay, Texas
Lee Lewis Construction, Inc.

Lubbock Area Foundation works to address the needs most relevant to this community, providing lasting benefits to the people of the South Plains, and providing donors a charitable home through which their contributions can help the community now and for generations to come.
visit us at

The Community Foundations for the Texas South Plains
2509 80TH ST.