3rd Annual Blue & Gold Banquet Set for June 11, 2019

Dinner Invite


The 3rd Annual Roadrunner Athletics Blue & Gold Banquet will take place Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in the LBCC Commons in Calapooia Center. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and our inspiring program.  

This event raises money to support Roadrunner teams and student-athletes. Your support provides critical resources to ensure we provide every student-athlete with an outstanding experience focused on academic and athletic success.

Tickets are $50 per person; a table of eight for $350, and $25 for 18 and under. Please consider sponsoring a ticket for one of our current student-athletes for $25. This will ensure all of our student-athletes can attend this celebratory event. 

We will also be hosting a special Golden Ticket Drawing for some outstanding prizes, including getaways, golf, wine tasting and more! Only 100 Golden Tickets will be sold. We will be releasing information on each Golden Ticket prize in the weeks leading up to the event.

You can purchase your tickets online. If you have any questions or problems, please contact us at (541) 917-4266 or rushing@linnbenton.edu. Tickets are limited, so don't wait! Can't attend? You can still support us by making a contribution here

Mike Parker Special Guest Speaker

Mike Parker

Voice of the OSU Beavers and
Co-Host of the Joe Beaver Show on KEJO 1240 AM 

Mike Parker is entering his 20th season calling Oregon State football, men’s basketball and baseball action. He has been behind the microphone for some of the school’s crowning achievements on the athletic fields, including three baseball national championships, multiple bowl games, and serves as the master of ceremonies for numerous events on and off the OSU campus. He and Jon Warren also host the Joe Beaver Show locally on KEJO Radio and the popular Beaver Sports Podcast that updates weekly during the athletic seasons.

The “voice of the Beavers” is a 1982 graduate of the University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and communications. His broadcasting career includes play-by-play for football, basketball and baseball for high school sports in Oregon, beginning in 1977. He was the voice of the Eugene Emeralds (1983-86) minor league baseball club and the Oregon women’s basketball program (1983-87). He also was the play-by-play voice of the AAA Portland Beavers from 1987-92.

Parker hosted a show on all-sports KFXX Radio from 1990-95 before moving to KEX Radio as host of Sportsline and the Fifth Quarter program following Portland Trail Blazers games. Parker has been named the Oregon Sportscaster of the Year six times. Mike and his wife Missy have two daughters, Lydia and Ellie.

Our Golden Ticket Drawing 

We will be conducting a modified Golden Ticket Drawing at this year's event. Lucky winners who have their tickets drawn will win their choice of any remaining prizes. Tickets are just $25, or five (5) tickets for $100 (limited quantity), and available during online registration or at the event. We will be revealing our terrific prizes here in the weeks leading up to the Blue & Gold Banquet. 

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Stay and Play at Coeur d’Alene Resort - Gold Medal Golf Package

Two Nights Park Tower Accommodations, Two Rounds of Golf per day at the Resort Golf Course,
$75 Dining Credit per day at any of the Resort Restaurants and Golfer's Breakfast for Two per day at Dockside.

Value: $1,400


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Willamette Valley Vineyards Private Tasting Tour

Take a private tour and tasting led by a Winery Ambassador. This detailed tour of our winery is 1 - 1.5 hours long and will give your party a behind-the-scenes look at the winery, complete with stories and exclusive wine offerings. This intimate and informative event includes private tour, tasting and cheese pairings. Available by appointment only and offered for up to 8 guests.

Value: $160


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Willamette Valley Summer of Golf

Enjoy rounds of golf a some of the finest courses in the Willamette Valley, including: Rock Creek Country Club, Spring Hill Golf Club, Corvallis Country Club ...

Value: $800+

More details coming soon!

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Seattle Getaway

Enjoy a night's stay at the Silver Cloud Inn- Stadium... oh, and also two tickets to the Mariners - Tigers game that happens right across the street! Special getaway for July 25, 2019.

Value: $600

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Beaver Baseball Collector's Item

Framed and signed display honoring Oregon State baseball's three national championships. Includes official box scores from 2006, 2007 and 2018 national championship games, as well as great action photos. A truly one-of-a-kind collector's piece!

Value: Priceless!

   Additional prizes will be revealed in the coming weeks!



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