Annual Events - Missouri Athletic Club

Annual Events

The Missouri Athletic Club offers members and guests entertainment for all ages and interests throughout the year with a busy social calendar of events.

The following are some of the annual events hosted by the MAC:

Annual Boxing Championship
Some of St. Louis' top amateur fighters compete in boxing matches at the Downtown Clubhouse while members and guests enjoy dinner, drinks and cigars.

Breakfast with Santa
During the holiday season, families have the opportunity to visit with Santa during breakfast, find out if they've been naughty or nice, sing carols and participate in other fun holiday activities.

Easter Brunch
Both clubhouses offer delicious Easter brunches for families celebrating the holiday. The Easter Bunny visits the Downtown Clubhouse, and a petting zoo is onsite for families to enjoy.

Father/Daughter Dance
Fathers and daughters enjoy a special evening complete with carriage rides, dinner and entertainment.

Father/Son Banquet
Fathers and sons get together for a night of "just the guys" with dinner, athletic activities, presentations and entertainment.

Foundations' Gala
Members and guests gather for an elegant evening of entertainment, decadent food and drink, socializing, and bidding on auction items in support of the MAC's three foundations: Sports Foundation, Preservation Foundation, Foundation for the Arts.

Foundations' Golf Classic Tournament
The tournament is an opportunity for golfers to enjoy this sport, network with members and guests, bid on coveted auction items, and support the MAC's three foundations: Sports Foundation, Preservation Foundation, Foundation for the Arts.

Good Fellowship Day
This event began in the 1930s as the Hall of Health's Year End Jamboree. The tradition is carried on today as Good Fellowship Day, which brings togethers members of all ages to celebrate the spirit and camaraderie of the Club with fitness activities and athletic competitions.

Hermann Trophy Banquet
In 1967, Robert Hermann, the president of the National Professional Soccer League (NPSL) and the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the NPSL's successor, the North American Soccer League, established a trophy to annually recognize the top men's collegiate soccer player. The trophy, named the Hermann Trophy, has been awarded each year since 1967. In 1986, the MAC instituted the Collegiate Soccer Play of the Year Award, and the two awards merged. Today, the MAC hosts an annual banquet to present the Hermann Trophy, college soccer’s version of the Heisman Trophy, to the top male and top female player in college soccer. In recent years, the format has expanded to include the top three finalists.

Independence Day Celebration
In celebration of the nation's birthday, the MAC float takes part in the famed VP Parade in downtown St. Louis' fourth of July celebration.

Jack Buck Sports Awards
In 1970, longtime member Jack Buck built on the MAC's rich athletic tradition when he helped create the "Sports Personality of the Year" award. He recognized the need for an award to annually honor the top local sports figure. Since it's inception, every banquet has been broadcast on the KMOX radio. Today, hundreds of sports fans gather at this event to honor a distinguished group of of local sports figures.

Mother's Day Brunch
In celebration of all MAC moms, delectable cold and hot buffets are available at both clubhouses on Mother's Day.

Trunk 'R Treat
Families get together at the West Clubhouse for safe and fun trunk-r-treating. Parents and children wear costumes and transform their vehicles into funny, scary, clever and festive Halloween mobiles. Everyone enjoys Halloween-themed food, activities, and plenty of candy.

Veteran's Day Commemoration
In honor and remembrance of all those who have served our country, the MAC hosts an annul Veteran's Day Commemoration banquet.

Women of Distinction Luncheon
This luncheon recognizes local women for their achievements and contributions to the St. Louis community.