Rio Grande Valley Extravaganza

McAllen, Texas (January 27, 2017) – Stars Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce that acclaimed late night TV show host and Stand-up comedian, Jay Leno will be the featured entertainer at the 14th Annual Stars Extravaganza to be held on Thursday – March 16, 2017 at the McAllen Performing Arts Center.

Tickets to enjoy Jay Leno Live in Concert will be on sale to the public on Friday – February 3, 2017 at 10:00am at the McAllen Convention Center Box Office or online at All proceeds benefit Stars Scholarship Fund. Orchestra level seats are reserved for sponsors of the Stars Extravaganza and will not be available for purchase by the public.

"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" dominated late night TV with more than two decades of consecutive top television. Leno has also gained an international following on the web and an Emmy Award for "Jay Leno's Garage" of which he is a producer as well as star.  An untiring performer, Leno loves to test his humor live on audiences across the nation, performing over 100 live appearances in nightclubs, theaters and stadiums each year.

Past sponsors have been sent sponsorship packets via mail. Please be on the look out for your package!

2015-2016 Rio Grande Valley Sponsors
Ticketmaster Public Sale
Meet and Greet Photos

Guests who received codes to R.S.V.P for our event should do so by Monday, March 6, 2017 at 5:00pm CST. R.S.V.P. NOW

Sponsorship Information

We invite private and corporate citizens to support our initiatives of assisting students from our community have access to a higher education by becoming sponsors of the 14th Annual Stars Extravaganza. Our sponsors are offered a special experience of attending the Extravaganza itself, which includes a private event with cocktails, a plated dinner and a high-energy live auction followed by a performance by Jay Leno in the state-of-the-art McAllen Performing Arts Center. Our sponsors receive year-round recognition and media exposure.

As individuals and businesses look at ways that they can give back to our community, we ask that they consider supporting the 14th Annual Rio Grande Valley Stars Extravaganza. A philanthropic investment in Stars Scholarship Fund directly helps fund scholarships, as we commit to applying 100% of sponsorship funds to student scholarships. Stars Scholarship Fund operating expenses are proudly covered by L&F Distributors and Anheuser-Busch. In addition, our partnerships with Texas colleges and universities enable Stars Scholarship Fund to have sponsor donations matched, allowing our funds to have a greater impact in our community.

We offer six options of sponsorship starting at $5,000 for any organization, business or individual who would like to support us. Each table seats 8 and location of seating is determined by the level of commitment chosen. 

*Public seats for our events will be sold through the McAllen Performing Arts Center box office and Ticketmaster.