UPDATE Alumni Basketball Game – Moved to Wednesday 3-22 at OCHS

Update for the Alumni Basketball Game: The 3rd Annual Alumni Basketball game has been moved to Wednesday, March 22nd at Oregon City High School. Tip is set for 7:00 PM.

Interested players should register today by clicking on this link.  Registration costs are $50.00 through 3-12-2017 and $100.00 3-13-2017 and after. Tickets to the game for spectators cost $10.00. All proceeds are donated to the Oregon Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Oregon

Oregon City practice will take place on the dates listed below.

  • Monday 3/13: Oregon City High School
  • Wednesday 3/15 Oregon City High School
  • Monday 3/20 Oregon City High School Jackson Campus

West Linn practice will take place on the dates listed below.  All practices for the West Linn Alumni will be held at West Linn High School gymnasium from 7:00-9:00 PM.

  • Monday 3/13 (Auxillery Gym)
  • Wednesday 3/15 (Auxillery Gym)
  • Monday 3/20 (Main Gym)

If you cannot participate this year we hope you will attend the game on March 22rd at Oregon City High School. Admission is $10 per person.  You can also make a tax deductible donation to Battle for the Bridge by visiting our website. All proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Questions? Contact Imran Haider for more information on how to participate or sponsor this year’s game.

Thank you Chipotle for helping us kick off our 2017 fundraising campaigns to fight Cystic Fibrosis!

Thank you Chipotle for helping us kick off our 2017 fundraising campaigns to fight Cystic Fibrosis! Thank you everyone that came out to Chipotle on February 1, 2017 ! Battle For The Bridge kicked off 2017 by raising $149.35.

Join us for the Chipotle Fundraiser

Show your team spirit by joining us for a fundraiser to support the fight against Cystic Fibrosis with Battle for the Bridge. Come in to the Chipotle at 7003 SW Nyberg St. in Tualatin on Wednesday, February 1st
between 12:00pm and 10:00pm. Bring in this flyer show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Battle for the Bridge, which is then donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Oregon Chapter.

Details are shown at http://www.battleforthebridge.com/event/chipotle-fundraiser/

Tickets Available for the Battle For the Bridge VI Charity Football Game!

The historic Oregon City High School Pioneer Football & West Linn Lions Football rivalry is the oldest continuous rivalry west of the Mississippi River and arguably the nation. However, it is probably the only rivalry in the nation where alumni play each other to support the fight against cystic fibrosis. Support our cause by watching the game on August 6 at 7PM at Pioneer Stadium: Battle For The Bridge VI.

All proceeds are donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

When: Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 7:00 PM
Where: Pioneer Memorial Stadium – 1417 12th St, Oregon City, Oregon 97045
Purchase tickets for $10 online or $12 at the gate.

Help Battle For the Bridge reach $50,000 in 2016

 This past weekend, we held our inaugural 5K run/walk to kick start our 2016 fight against cystic fibrosis. We’re pleased to announce that we’ve raised $7,912 through the 5K participation and sponsorship. However, we’ve just taken our first steps towards our 2016 goal of $50,000 and we’ve got a lot more work to do. Help us reach our goal.

How can you help?

Saturday we run & walk to fight Cystic Fibrosis!

A big thanks to all that are participating in the inaugural Battle CF 5K Run/Walk! The Battle For The Bridge team really appreciates your support in the fight against Cystic Fibrosis. We’re providing you with information on Saturday’s 5K:

Where is the race located?

  • Address: The race is located at Mary S Young Park: 19900 Willamette Drive, West Linn, OR 97068

Where is parking and check-in located?

  • Parking: Please refer to the map below. Once you enter the Park driveway from Willamette drive, follow until you see the signs for parking. The first lot will be on the right (Across the street from soccer/football fields, where the check-in /starting line is located). The second lot is at located at the end of the driveway.
  • Check-in: The race check-in is located in the soccer/football fields across from the first parking lot.

How do I check-in?

  • Proceed to the check-in booth. A team member will check you in to the race. Then sign a liability waiver and collect your BIB. You can also check-in bags/gear if needed.
  • If you have not registered, a team member will collect payment and assign you a race bib. Then sign a liability waiver and collect your BIB. You can also check-in bags/gear if needed.
  • Restrooms are located close to the check-in/start/finish area.

How does the race work?

  • The race is a 5K (timed by Uberthons) and it is 2 laps around Mary S Young Park. Because the race is 2 laps, you will go through the finish line twice; meaning you will receive two times.
  • Water is provided at the start/finish line and at a station on the trail.
  • Runners will begin at 9:00 and walkers at 9:10.

When do I receive my time?

  • Uberthons will provide the times shortly after the race and will post the results here.

What do I receive at the end of the race?

  • A commemorative Battle CF Challenge Coin.

How does this race support the fight against Cystic Fibrosis?

  • Fundraising: All proceeds from this event and our 2016 events will be forwarded to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Chapter of Oregon; who then directs the proceeds to be directed towards the research for a cure. This consists of funds raised through participation, donations, and sponsorships (TZ Medical, Sarah DeLauder from Country Financial) for all of our 2016 Battle For The Bridge events.
  • Education: We will also have guest speakers who will speak prior to the start of the race and information on Cystic Fibrosis will be available as well.

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Battle Cystic Fibrosis 5K with Battle for the Bridge

On Saturday, June 18, join Battle for the Bridge nonprofit in a run to fight Cystic Fibrosis. You’ll enjoy running through the beautiful course along the Willamette River while you help raise money for Cystic Fibrosis.

Quick info:
Who: Battle for the Bridge nonprofit
What: Inaugural 5K timed charity run to fight Cystic Fibrosis
When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 9 a.m. (Bib pickup starts at 7:30 a.m.)
Where: Mary S. Young park in West Linn
Why: Raise funds to support the research to cure Cystic Fibrosis
How: Registration (Registrations accepted on race day)
Cost: $30 (100% of proceeds go to charity)
Timing by Uberthons

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Battle For The Bridge 5K – June 18, 2016

Join us at 7 am on June 18, 2016 at Mary S. Young park for the first annual Battle for the Bridge 5k run. You’ll enjoy running through the heavily treed, beautiful course along the Willamette river while you help Battle for the Bridge raise money to help find and fund a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.

Register here to participate.

Dig Out That Holiday Sweater

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Battle for the Bridge Alumni Basketball Game

The 2nd annual Battle for the Bridge alumni basketball game was a tremendous success, raising almost $4,000.  20 alumni from both Oregon City and West Linn participated in this year’s contest.

Proceeds from this year’s game will benefit the Boomer Esiason Foundation and Oregon City and West Linn boys basketball.

Battle for the Bridge Holiday Party on December 5!

Join Battle for the Bridge at the Holiday Sweater Party on Saturday, December 5 from 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM at Ancestry Brewing in Tualatin. There is no better way to celebrate the season and taste a preview of Ancestry Brewing straight from the brewery!

Music will be provide by Yellow Tux Entertainment and PDX Sliders will be on site sampling their latest fair.  A contest will also award the best holiday sweater in attendance.

Tickets are $20 per person (includes two free beer tokens, additional food and drink options available for purchase).  Space is limited so we encourage you to register today.

Happy Holidays from Battle for the Bridge!