THUNDERPALOOZA , the MTA end of the season banquet & awards event, recognizes all of the amazing things that our club, teams, and players have accomplished over the past year. Players, parents, relatives, alumni, supporters, and friends are welcome. Thunderpalooza features a silent auction, awards, dinner, drinks, bowling, billiards, arcade games, and more.

Proceeds from the silent auction benefit the MTA financial aid fund & club development programs.

Date: July 25, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm –  9:00 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm)
Location: GameWorks – Mall of America
Entrance fee:  $20 per person in advance or $25 per person at the door (non-refundable).
Dress: Casual

Entrance Fee Includes:

  • *Dinner (Chicken Tenders, Pizza, Salad, Chips & Salsa & Soda)
  • Billiards
  • Bowling
  • Darts/Foosball
  • Non-redemption video games
    * Parents/Coaches have the option to order off menu.
    Menu items and alcohol are not included in entrance fee.

Ticket Sales Open in June.

Ticket Sales open in June

What’s Included?

Slide Show
Silent Auction
Unlimited games & bowling in the Amazing Game Room
Cash bar (for adults 21+)

All proceeds from event benefit the MTA Financial Aid Fund.

Silent Auction Item Preview

We will have some great items lined up for the Silent Auction and the teams come up with some great ideas for their theme baskets.

Here is a quick teaser of items we had in the Silent Auction in 2018 (check back frequently for 2019 updates – more to come)!

Big Ticket/Event Items:

  • Charlie Puth Suite for 18 guests/Aug. 8th (Value $1,800)
  • 4 MN Twins Tickets/Aug. 25th (Value $275)
  • Park Tavern Bowling Party for 40 (Value $520)
  • Season Tickets to Gopher Women’s Soccer

Themed Baskets:

  • Soccer Mom Appreciation
  • Outdoor Sporting Fun
  • Press Your Luck Lottery
  • Family Fun
  • Sky Vokda Basket
  • Haagen-Daz Basket
  • Travel Basket
  • The Great Outdoors
  • Hit the Beach
  • MTA Superfan
  • Margaritaville
  • NSC Soccer Weekend
  • Cabo Wabo
  • Dinner on the Run
  • YOLO Adventures

Individual Items:

  • Autographed Vikings Football
  • Yoga Class for 20
  • Perfumes/Colognes
  • Twin’s Tickets
  • Chick-Fil-A Catering

Cash or Credit Card will be accepted for the Silent Auction.

Can’t attend the event?… stay tune for an opportunity to place a minimum bid.

Have something you would like to donate?… email Tara Blastick at tblastick@mnthunderacademy.org


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