Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Las Vegas Tournaments, Inc., Ona, WV
Amount: An estimated $145,000
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, October 6, 2017
The University awarded a contract for a game guarantee.
The University awarded a contract for a game guarantee for a basketball tournament.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for athletic, artistic or musical services, performances, events, or productions by or for a public institution of higher education. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(4)) Southern Illinois University Carbondale is participating in the 2017 Las Vegas Invitational Basketball Tournament for Men's basketball, November 17 - 24, 2017 and this is an exemption for distribution of game revenue.
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