Annual Giving Program - Priority Point System

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As of 2010-11, the priority point system has been updated to ensure a fair and equitable allocation of seats in Ohio Stadium. All members at the Scarlet and Gray Level and above participate in the point system. In regard to calculating points, the Department of Athletics operates on a calendar year, beginning on January 1 and ending on December 31. The Buckeye Club deadlines will be strictly adhered to when allocating seats and tickets for home, away and post-season games. 

The system works as follows:

2014 Football Point Calculation

Current Gift
+ Past Gift
x 4% (from January 2013-December 31, 2013)
x 2% (Prior to January 2013)
Total Points  

Joe Buckeye is a first-time donor to The Ohio State University. He contributes $1,500 on January 5, 2013.

Year Gift Past Gifts Calculation Point Total
2013 $1,500 0 ($1,500 x .04) + (0 x .02) 60

Jack Buckeye has been a Buckeye Club member for a number of years and is also a long time donor to the University. Over the years, he has contributed a total of $45,000 to the University. On January 10, 2013 Jack made his annual contribution to the Buckeye Club in the amount of $5,000. 

Year Gift Past Gifts Calculation Point Total
2013 $5,000 $45,000 ($5,000 x .04) + ($45,000 x .02) 1,100