A: To register with the Birdies for Charity program you will need to fill out the sign-up form you will also need to send a copy of your organization's 501(c)(3) status letter to the John Deere Classic office.
John Deere Classic
15623 Coaltown Rd.
East Moline, IL 61244
A: No, your assigned Bird Number will carry over each year, and remain active as long as the 501(c)3 Verification is completed each year.
A: Pledge cards are available at various locations. Click here to find the nearest location to you. You may also download pledge cards from our website.
A: ABSOLUTELY! Your charities Bird Number is how we identify your organization. We also use this number to apply donations to your organization. You MUST put your charity name and Bird number on top of each pledge card before distributing to donors. Pledges and payments without charity designation and donor detail will be applied to the Birdies for Charity Bonus Fund benefiting all participating organizations. To find your Bird Number please type your organization name into the charity search HERE.
A: Cash and checks and credit card payments are all acceptable forms of payment. If you receive any payment in your office, we ask that you staple the payment (cash/check) directly to the donor’s pledge card. PLEASE DO NOT DEPOSIT PAYMENTS. All payments should be forwarded onto the John Deere Classic office for processing. Credit card payments must be processed through the Birdies for Charity site.
A: Checks for pledged amount and bonus amounts will be issued on October 31st at Check Distribution. Any check not picked up on October 31st will be mailed out to the address we have on file. If at any time, your contact information or address changes, notify us as soon as possible so we can update our records.
A: Organizations with pledges turned in by June 10 will receive (4) John Deere Classic tickets and a weekly parking pass. Tickets will be available for pick up only during the John Deere Classic, July 8-14 at Will Call. The Will Call trailer is located within the Main Entrance of the golf tournament. Click here for Will Call hours and location.