FAQs

Q: How do I join the Bulldog Club?

A: You can join by selecting the GIVE NOW button on this page or by calling the Bulldog Club office at (662) 325-3074.

Q: Who can join the Bulldog Club?

A: All Bulldog fans are encouraged to join the Bulldog Club. You do not have to be a former student-athlete or alum of Mississippi State University to join.

 Q: Once I join the Bulldog Club, how long is my membership valid?

A: Bulldog Club memberships are valid for one calendar year. Memberships are renewable on an annual basis. Each year you will receive membership renewal correspondence to maintain your active status for the next calendar year.

Q: What are the benefits to joining the Bulldog Club?

A: Perhaps the greatest benefit you will receive as a Bulldog Club member is knowing that you are making a difference in the lives of Bulldog student-athletes.  Additional membership benefits include: email updates about MSU Athletics, membership packet & car decal, invitation to exclusive events, active membership in the MSU Alumni Association, priority for individual game tickets for football basketball and baseball*, priority for season tickets for football basketball and baseball*, priority for premium seating*, priority for parking and RV spots on campus*, priority for post-season tickets*, and tax deduction. 
*Based on availability

Q: How is my gift to the Bulldog Club used?

A: Your gift to the Bulldog Club is used for student-athlete scholarship costs, life skills development, academic support, and general operating budget needs. With over 400 student-athletes on campus the role the Bulldog Club is vital to the success of the program.

Q: What is the priority point system?

A: The Priority point system is used to reward loyal supporters of Mississippi State Athletics while allowing new donors to acquire appropriate seating and parking benefits in recognition of their support.  The point system utilizes five different factors to calculate membership rank: current annual giving, number of consecutive years of contributing, cumulative contributions, season ticket purchases during previous year and m-club alumni membership. Please see the priority points page for more information.

Q: What is the best way to increase my Priority Point standing?

A: Increasing your annual gift amount is the best way to increase your Priority Point standing. Please see the priority points page for more information on how to increase your standing.

Q: Why is it necessary to become a donor in order to receive season tickets?

A: Demand for benefits such as tickets and parking passes created the need for a system to be established in which these benefits could be distributed fairly. The priority point system allows us to track support and award benefits as a way to say thank you for the support.

Q: Do I have to pay a donation every year to retain my priority seats?

A: Yes.  All football, basketball, baseball priority seating require annual seat donations each year to retain the same seats.  

Q: Are the donations for football, basketball, and baseball seating the same?

A: No, football, basketball, and baseball seating donations vary depending on seat location.

Q: Is my contribution to the Bulldog Club tax deductible?

A: Yes, the Internal Revenue Service allows a full deduction on contributions where there is no tangible or intangible benefit to the donor otherwise an 80% deduction is allowed when the benefit is received. Contact your financial adviser for detailed information.

Q: What is the deadline for making an annual gift?

A: Remember to make your gift to the Bulldog Club by December 31st to ensure your account remains active and to receive tax credit for the current year.

Q: What if I don’t know my Dog Tag log-in information?

A: If you need help logging in to you Dog Tag account, please contact the Bulldog Club office (662-325-3074) for assistance.