Wildcatters’ Ball

Wildcatters’ Ball

Wildcatters’ Ball

Event Date

Fri, February 12, 2010

Event Details

The IPAA Educational Foundation supports programs that educate the public about the significant contributions that the oil and natural gas industry makes to the American economy and to society. The Foundation provides grants to charitable and educational programs, particularly programs related to energy education, and provides financial support for efforts that build tomorrow’s leaders.

The Wildcatters’ Ball is the primary oil and natural gas industry fund-raising event for the Foundation. The proceeds from this annual event go toward funding educational initiatives like the $100,000 Excellence in Education Award.

Past recipients of the award are:

  • Lamar High School Global Energy Management Academy
  • Academy for Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology at Milby High School
  • Houston World Affairs Council
  • The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and The Barbara Bush Texas Fund for Family Literacy
  • James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
  • Global Energy Management Institute, Bauer College, University of Houston
  • YES College Preparatory School
  • Spring Branch Family Development Center
  • Offshore Energy Center
  • Be An Angel Fund
  • Small Steps Nurturing Center
  • Project Grad

The IPAA Educational Foundation was formed in 1997 and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting charitable and educational programs related to energy education.



Airline Discount

IPAA has negotiated discounted airfares on Continental Airlines. Call your travel professional or Continental MeetingWorks at (800) 468-7022 for reservations and refer to Z Code “ZGGM” and Agreement Code: “BYERCJ”. There will be a $20 service fee collected, per ticket, for all tickets issued through MeetingWorks Reservations, or any Continental Airlines ticketing facility. This fee is subject to change without notice. To avoid a service fee and receive an additional 3% discount (on published fares only) book your reservations online at www.continental.com. Enter both your Z-code and Agreement code (without space) in the Offer Code Box (ex: OFFER CODE: ZGGMBYERCJ). Travel agencies must list the Z Code in the Ticket Designator Box and Tour Code Box on the ticket.

Travel agencies must list the Z Code in the Ticket Designator Box and Tour Code Box on the ticket.

Ground Transportation Discounts

Rental Car
Hertz offers special daily and weekly rental rates to conference attendees traveling to the Wildcatters’ Ball. To make reservations, call Hertz at (800) 654-2240 and refer to CV# 022X0010. Or, contact your travel professional, or book online at www.hertz.com.

Questions? Staff Contacts

Reservations and Sponsorships
Sandy Cazemier

Educational Foundation
Therese McCafferty