There’s something going on every day at Boise State University! We love to see alumni at events throughout the year. Meet up with old friends at a reunion or show that you’re a die-hard fan at a Bronco Bash. Take in a new student gallery exhibition or take a class. It doesn’t matter whether you’re visiting us from the Treasure Valley or from across the globe — you’re always welcome home.
Ready for a vacation? Click here to check out the 2016 and 2017 trips scheduled for the Alumni Travel Program!
ALUMNI DAY AT BOISE STATE MEN’S BASKETBALL
Saturday, Feb. 25
Game tips off at 2 p.m.
Taco Bell Arena
Head down to Taco Bell Arena to cheer on the Boise State Men’s Basketball team as they face San José State for our annual alumni day. Let’s fill the arena with thousands of blue and orange-clad alumni ready to help our Broncos beat the Spartans! Bring the whole family and save with discounted tickets! Stop by the Boise State Alumni Association tables on your way into the game and enter to win prizes, including a Boise State basketball signed by Coach Rice. Not a current member? Now is the time to join! Join at the game and save $100 on a lifetime membership and $10 on an annual membership plus a thank you gift! New annual members will receive an alumni association beanie. New lifetime members will receive a beanie and two pairs of alumni association socks.
We are also able to offer our proud Boise State alumni $7 tickets. Take advantage of this exclusive offer by clicking on the button below and using pass code “BSUALUMNI” or calling the ticket office at (208) 426-4737.
DINNER WITH 12 BRONCOS
Saturday, March 4
Recommended start is 6 p.m.
Your house — or your favorite restaurant
Dinner with 12 Broncos is a new tradition where every year on one night, local Boise State alumni host students and professors in their homes for an evening of good food, great conversation and Bronco camaraderie. By the end of the evening, 12 Broncos have become 12 friends. 2017 dinners will be held on Saturday, March 4.
BOISE STATE GOES TO WASHINGTON
Tuesday, March 14
United States Capitol Complex, Russell Senate Office Building (Room SR385)
Boise State is coming to Washington, D.C. for a reception on Capitol Hill. Mingle with D.C., Maryland and Virginia alumni and friends on Tuesday, March 14 from 6–8 p.m. at the Russell Senate Office Building (Room SR385) in the United States Capitol Complex. You do not have to be a graduate to attend — this event is open to anyone who wants to be a Boise State Bronco for a day. We encourage you to wear your blue and orange. There will be give-a-ways, so brush up on your Boise State trivia. Light refreshments and drinks will be served. For more information, please call (208) 426-1368.
FIESTA ALUMNI CHAPTER SPRING TRAINING BASEBALL GAME
Friday, March 17
11 a.m.–noon (pre-game social), game is immediately after
Buffalo Wild Wings, Pavilions at Talking Stick North Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
The Fiesta Alumni Chapter is pleased to announce our annual Spring Training Baseball Game. Join us for the social mixer just before the game at Buffalo Wild Wings and sit in our section with local Boise State alumni and friends at the Mariners vs. Diamondbacks game on March 17. Wear your blue and orange and come cheer for your favorite team. Space is limited so register today. Registration is $42 and includes appetizers, no-host bar and game ticket. Parking at the stadium is an additional $5, but you may also opt to walk from the social to the game with the group.
FIESTA ALUMNI CHAPTER GOLF TOURNAMENT
Saturday, March 18
1:30 p.m. — Tournament
5:30 p.m. — Dinner
Scottsdale Silverado Golf Club
The first annual Fiesta Alumni Chapter Golf Tournament will support our scholarship fund for a local Phoenix-area student bound for Boise State. Space is limited so register today. Cost is $125 for an individual golfer, $500 for a team of four, or $25 if you only wish to attend the dinner. Late registration (after Feb. 15) is $150 for an individual golfer and $600 for a team of four (if space remains). Registration cost includes golf, cart, dinner and one drink from the cart. The tournament is a scramble, shotgun start tournament in the gorgeous Arizona sun!
PORTLAND AREA ALUMNI RECEPTION
Saturday, April 8
Henry’s Tavern (upstairs billiards room)
10 NW 12th Avenue, Portland, OR 07209
Join us for this alumni and friends mixer to learn more about how to get involved with a Portland area Boise State Alumni Chapter. Let’s gather to develop a new vision for a dynamic and active alumni chapter in Portland. Bring your ideas for social and service activities as well as ideas for venues to meet for next year’s football season game watches. Parking options include street parking or the Brewery Blocks Parking Garage located one block from Henry’s on the corner of 12th and Couch. Cost is $35 and includes appetizers and two drink tickets.
BRIDGE TO BREWS RUN/WALK
Sunday, April 9
8 a.m. — Photo Opportunity
8:10 a.m. — Kid’s Half Miler Begins
8:40 a.m. — 8K and 10K Races Begin
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Join fellow Broncos for the most unique event in the northwest! Bridge to Brews takes participants over the Fremont bridge and provides tasty libations from many local breweries, distilleries and wineries. Each participant receives a race shirt, commemorative cup, ten free tasting tickets and a commemorative medal (medal is $10 extra).
Our Boise State team will have folks running/walking the 8K and the 10K, so choose your favorite distance, deck out in your blue and orange, and join us using a special 15% discounted rate. To access this rate, click this link (or the blue button below) and use the code “alumnib2b”. Be sure to choose the Boise State Alumni & Friends (Harder) team and sign the waiver (don’t use the express registration option). Bring the kiddo, register them for the Kid’s Half Miler and make it a full family affair!
8K and 10K early bird cost is $49 (not including discount). The cost increases to $59 and $69 as registration nears race weekend. Race weekend cost is $79. Kid’s Half Miler cost is $8 through April 6 and $12 during race weekend. The race sells out quickly every year, so register today!
FIFTH ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT ON THE BLUE
Saturday, April 15
Boise State President’s Club invites all Boise State President’s Club, Alumni Association and Bronco Athletic Association members and their families to Albertsons Stadium for the fifth annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Blue. The hunt begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 15. There will be more than 10,000 eggs on The Blue, including special prize eggs.Don’t forget to bring your own Easter basket and wear your blue and orange.
TOP TEN SCHOLARS AWARD CEREMONY
Friday, April 21
Reception with light refreshments begins at 4:30 p.m., program begins at 5 p.m.
Double R Ranch, Stueckle Sky Center
Presented by the Boise State Alumni Association, the Top Ten Scholar Award is the highest academic honor granted to a Boise State University undergraduate student. Each spring the recipients are recognized, along with their honored faculty, at the annual Top Ten Scholars Award Ceremony. To qualify for consideration, the student must have a 3.8 or higher grade point average and be nominated by their respective deans. Each student is then rigorously reviewed based on academic breadth of coursework, research, creative works and publications, presentations at professional meetings or conferences, and community and campus service. RSVP information coming soon!