The Southeast Missouri Department of Athletics held its inaugural Redhawks Trivia Night and Auction on October 15, 2016, at the Show Me Center. The event was presented by The Bank of Missouri.
In total, over $45,000 was raised for SEMO Athletics.
The event sold out in its first year, hosting 50 teams and over 400 people. The event featured eight rounds of various trivia categories, a live and silent auction, a celebrity wing-eating contest, and a 50/50 raffle. Food and drinks were all included.