Bruin Varsity Club


PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The mission of the Bruin Varsity Club is to connect the UCLA family of former student-athletes, athletic trainers, team managers and spirit squad members to the University, while enhancing their relationships with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. We seek to uphold the tradition and legacy of UCLA Athletics through a united and engaged alumni community and to sustain a culture of philanthropy and participation.

Kat Lauer
Director, Bruin Varsity Club

ELIGIBILITY

The following alumni groups are eligible for membership to the Bruin Varsity Club:

  • Former Student-Athlete Letter Winners
  • Athletic Trainers
    (must have participated for minimum of 3 years)
  • Team Managers
  • Spirit Squad Members

BVC Membership Benefits


All former UCLA student-athletes are automatically enrolled as BVC members and are encouraged to stay connected and engaged with the UCLA family of alumni and current student-athletes by taking advantage of benefits offered to all BVC members.

Membership Levels



ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP

Complimentary

Included Benefits

  • Benefits
  • Additional benefits from previous level

Not Included Benefits

  • Unavailable benefits at this level

RECOGNITION AND COMMUNICATION

All Premier BVC members giving at the $100 level also receive complimentary Bruin Booster membership to the Wooden Athletic Fund. Every dollar that you contribute to the Wooden Athletic Fund goes directly to support the educational efforts of our 700 plus student-athletes. This includes but is not limited to academic support, life skills development and scholarship costs.

Stay up-to-date with UCLA Athletics and the Bruin Varsity Club with the BVC Newsletter emailed out quarterly to all Active members.

This monthly email highlights the impact of UCLA Athletics support on UCLA's student-athletes and keeps members aware of upcoming events and exclusive benefits of membership.

This full-color, quarterly publication takes you inside the happenings and tradition of UCLA Athletics with photos, in depth articles and much more.

Each spring, UCLA's student-athletes call each and every WAF donor to express their gratitude for their generous support. Each donor will receive a call from one student-athlete.

All donors who renew their gifts ONLINE by the June 30, 2018 renewal deadline will receive an exclusive UCLA bobblehead.

All Wooden Athletic Fund members are acknowledged by name and membership level in the game programs for all UCLA football and men's basketball home games.

Display this decal proudly as a generous supporter of UCLA's student-athletes. Decals will be distributed with Wooden Athletic Fund hats or may be available upon request by calling 310-206-3302.

TICKETS AND PARKING

All Active BVC members may request one (1) Bench Seating section ticket for UCLA Football home games at the Rose Bowl on the day of the game at Will Call. Tickets are based upon availability and are first come, first serve.

All Premier BVC members may request one (1) complimentary UCLA Men's Basketball ticket on a single game basis the week of the game based on availability. Call 310-206-3302 for more information.

All Active BVC members have complimentary general admission access for one (1) to all regular season UCLA Athletics home events, other than Men's Basketball and all post-season events. Admission may be granted by presenting one's BVC membership card upon entry to the event.

Have the first opportunity to purchase Bowl Game or NCAA Tournament tickets when they become available. Ticket allocation is based upon Wooden Athletic Fund membership level, lifetime giving to UCLA Athletics and years as a season ticket holder.

Beginning on July 1, 2017, all member benefits including tickets and parking will be allocated based upon the following donor priority structure:

  1. Wooden Athletic Fund Donor Level
  2. Lifetime Giving to UCLA Athletics

310-206-2508

This exclusive phone line is dedicated specifically to providing Wooden Athletic Fund members with the best possible service for any and all UCLA Athletics ticket needs. Hours are Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm.

EVENTS AND ACCESS

Join us for the annual BVC Homecoming Tailgate in the Fan Zone at the Rose Bowl on Homecoming weekend. Admission to the tented tailgate includes food, drinks, a live band and the opportunity to be reunited with your fellow former student-athletes!

All Wooden Athletic Fund members are invited to our annual WAF Member Appreciation Day where we say "thank you" for all that you do to help UCLA student-athletes succeed in the classroom, in competition and in the community.

All members of the Wooden Athletic Fund are invited to get the exclusive opportunity to "kickoff" or "tipoff" the season with UCLA Football or UCLA Men's Basketball student-athletes and coaches in these two events preceding the UCLA Football and UCLA Men's Basketball seasons.

Wooden Athletic Fund donors are invited to join student-athletes, coaches and staff from UCLA Football and Men's Basketball at their team banquets following each season.

Exclusively for Bruin Varsity Club Premier Members, UCLA Athletic Performance will provide FREE comprehensive online performance programming as part of the new Athlete for Life initiative.

PREMIER MEMBERSHIP

$100+ Annual Donation
(80% tax deductible)

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Included Benefits

  • Benefits
  • Additional benefits from previous level

Not Included Benefits

  • Unavailable benefits at this level

RECOGNITION AND COMMUNICATION

All Premier BVC members giving at the $100 level also receive complimentary Bruin Booster membership to the Wooden Athletic Fund. Every dollar that you contribute to the Wooden Athletic Fund goes directly to support the educational efforts of our 700 plus student-athletes. This includes but is not limited to academic support, life skills development and scholarship costs.

Stay up-to-date with UCLA Athletics and the Bruin Varsity Club with the BVC Newsletter emailed out quarterly to all Active members.

This monthly email highlights the impact of UCLA Athletics support on UCLA's student-athletes and keeps members aware of upcoming events and exclusive benefits of membership.

This full-color, quarterly publication takes you inside the happenings and tradition of UCLA Athletics with photos, in depth articles and much more.

Each spring, UCLA's student-athletes call each and every WAF donor to express their gratitude for their generous support. Each donor will receive a call from one student-athlete.

All donors who renew their gifts ONLINE by the June 30, 2018 renewal deadline will receive an exclusive UCLA bobblehead.

All Wooden Athletic Fund members are acknowledged by name and membership level in the game programs for all UCLA football and men's basketball home games.

Display this decal proudly as a generous supporter of UCLA's student-athletes. Decals will be distributed with Wooden Athletic Fund hats or may be available upon request by calling 310-206-3302.

TICKETS AND PARKING

All Premier BVC members may secure one (1) complimentary UCLA Football season ticket at the Rose Bowl in any Wooden Athletic Fund $100 donation minimum or Bench Seating section. Premier members may choose a section with a donation minimum higher than a $100 donation minimum, but must pay the difference on the donation requirement. Call 310-206-3302 for more information.

All Premier BVC members may request one (1) complimentary UCLA Men's Basketball ticket on a single game basis the week of the game based on availability. Call 310-206-3302 for more information.

All Premier BVC members have complimentary general admission access for two (2) to all regular season UCLA Athletics home events, other than Men's Basketball and all post-season events. Admission may be granted by presenting one's BVC membership card upon entry to the event.

Have the first opportunity to purchase Bowl Game or NCAA Tournament tickets when they become available. Ticket allocation is based upon Wooden Athletic Fund membership level, lifetime giving to UCLA Athletics and years as a season ticket holder.

Beginning on July 1, 2017, all member benefits including tickets and parking will be allocated based upon the following donor priority structure:

  1. Wooden Athletic Fund Donor Level
  2. Lifetime Giving to UCLA Athletics

310-206-2508

This exclusive phone line is dedicated specifically to providing Wooden Athletic Fund members with the best possible service for any and all UCLA Athletics ticket needs. Hours are Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm.

EVENTS AND ACCESS

Join us for the annual BVC Homecoming Tailgate in the Fan Zone at the Rose Bowl on Homecoming weekend. Admission to the tented tailgate includes food, drinks, a live band and the opportunity to be reunited with your fellow former student-athletes!

All Wooden Athletic Fund members are invited to our annual WAF Member Appreciation Day where we say "thank you" for all that you do to help UCLA student-athletes succeed in the classroom, in competition and in the community.

All members of the Wooden Athletic Fund are invited to get the exclusive opportunity to "kickoff" or "tipoff" the season with UCLA Football or UCLA Men's Basketball student-athletes and coaches in these two events preceding the UCLA Football and UCLA Men's Basketball seasons.

Wooden Athletic Fund donors are invited to join student-athletes, coaches and staff from UCLA Football and Men's Basketball at their team banquets following each season.

Exclusively for Bruin Varsity Club Premier Members, UCLA Athletic Performance will provide FREE comprehensive online performance programming as part of the new Athlete for Life initiative.

NETWORKING

Networking Nights

Bruin Varsity Club members and student-athletes are invited to meet one another, discuss career opportunities and give career advice.

UCLA One

UCLA One is your ONE-stop-shop to meet your professional needs and connect with UCLA. The Bruin Varsity Club has an exclusive group on UCLA One unifying all former athletes with current student-athletes in an online portal.

Partnership with Alumni Association

Former UCLA student-athlete letter winners have the opportunity to participate in mock interviews run by the UCLA Alumni Association.


If you are a former UCLA student-athlete letter winner and would like to get involved in networking and mentoring UCLA student-athletes please contact Kat Lauer at 310-206-4458 and via email at klauer@athletics.ucla.edu.

BVC HOMECOMING TAILGATE


Complimentary for BVC Premier members

All former student-athletes are invited to join us at the Rose Bowl for our annual homecoming football game and tailgate!

Call 310-206-3302 to RSVP

BVC UCLA MEN'S BASKETBALL RECEPTION

Complimentary for BVC Premier members

All former student-athletes are invited to join us at Pauley Pavilion for our annual reception for student-athletes before a UCLA Men's Basketball game!

The BVC UCLA Men's Basketball Reception includes:

  • Catered meal
  • Full bar with alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Televisions with College Basketball games being played around the country
  • Music and much more!
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