Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend

To learn more and reserve seating, read below. Special hotel rates are available for “Back to Bellingham Weekend”, simply mention you are an alumni at one of the hotels listed here.

Alumni Row

Before the alumni banquet there will be an opportunity for WWU alumni to sit in a shell and race against current WWU rowers. The alumni row will be at the Lakewood Boathouse, at 11 am on May 19th. Please email by May 11th to reserve your seat.

The Banquet

Come support WWU Men’s Crew team and WWU Men’s Crew Alumni Association on May 19th at the Northwood Hall in Bellingham for the 1st annual crew benefit dinner at 5:00 pm. This event takes place on Western’s Alumni weekend and will proceed the annual WWU Crew Alumni Golf Tournament.

Tickets can be purchased here for $40.00. Dinner is included in the admission price and includes; baby back ribs, basil fettuccine, warm dinner rolls, potatoes or rice, chefs dessert assortment, Caesar or green salad, smoked salmon dip with toast, cheese pesto bites, crab-stuffed mushrooms, teriyaki chicken skewers, and sesame coleslaw. Also included is a bar featuring local Bellingham brews.

5-6:30 pm: Social and Silent Auction
6:30 pm: Dinner Served
7:00 pm: Speeches (Auction Results, Committee and Coaches Speech, Presentation of Awards, Alumni Association Speeches, Open Mic)
10:00 pm: End of Dinner

Please purchase your ticket online in advance by May 11th, tickets will not be available at the door.


The Golf Tournament

The golf tournament will be held at the Lake Padden golf course on Sunday May 20th at 11 am.  Each participant is guaranteed a current rower as a caddie. Price will be $50 per player. Reserve your place in the tournament below, and pay on the day of the event.