April – November 2015
The Pole Pedal Paddle is a relay race, with six legs that include alpine skiing/snowboarding, cross-country skiing, biking, running, canoe/kayaking and sprinting to the finish. You can do it all yourself or be part of team (or pair). We invite you to take part in the festivities and enjoy Central Oregon.
Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation (MBSEF) is a non-profit organization that promotes and supports amateur alpine, cross country, snowboard, and cycling training for junior athletes. Our main objective is to assist junior athletes in achieving their individual athletic, academic, and personal goals.
The program’s guiding philosophy is to encourage academic achievement and promote the positive values of competitive sport: sportsmanship, self-discipline, goal setting, character building, and the pursuit of healthy lifetime activities.
MBSEF would like to thank everyone who makes this event possible. This includes the athletes, sponsors, volunteers, and the City & citizens of Bend, Oregon.
MBSEF’s mission is to be the Northwest’s leading youth sports training organization promoting the positive values of competitive sports including Alpine, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding and Cycling.
Eagle Crest Resort is proud yet again to host the OSAA 2015 4-A Girls’ State Golf Championships at the Ridge Course. This two-day event showcases the best 4-A high school woman’s golf teams and individual athletes.
Spectators are encouraged, please feel free to stop by and support our youth.
Central Oregon has one of the largest per-capita number of breweries of any region around, so it’s only natural the region have a Central Oregon Beer Week, a week-long celebration of Bend and Central Oregon’s amazing beer culture! The final details for the week are being prepared and will be published soon.
Open Division: Open to golfers of all skill levels with no age restrictions.
Senior Division: Open to golfers of all skill levels over the age of 50 on the day of the event. (Both members of the team must qualify)
18-hole Four-Ball Play / Payouts to flight winners (gross & net)
Four-Ball: A competition in which two competitors play as partners, each playing his own ball. The lower score of the partners is the score for the hole. If one partner fails to complete the play of a hole, there is no penalty.
Entries will be accepted according to the date of receipt of entry and entry fee. Entry deadline June 1st. Entries by telephone, fax, or email must accompany payment and must be received by 5pm of the deadline. Online entries are accepted until 8:59 pm.
Early Bird Entry Fee: $138 OGA Member Team / $178 Non-Member Team
Regular Entry Fee: $158 OGA Member Team / $198 Non-Member Team (After 3/22/15)
2015 BITE OF BEND
CENTRAL OREGON’S LARGEST FOOD FESTIVAL!
Celebrate the local flavor of Central Oregon during the region’s largest food festival. The Bite of Bend is a two-day food party on the streets of downtown Bend!
2014 Bite of Bend Highlights:
- THE BITE. Bring your appetite and feast on small plates ($1-$2 each) and libations from the best restaurants in the region.
- TOP CHEF COMPETITION. Watch eight rock-star chefs knock each other out in a live kitchen battle.
- BEER RUN. Run a 5k the Central Oregon way, with craft beer breaks!
- BITE WEEK. Explore your culinary side with experiential classes, demos and chefs’ dinners all week,
The Bite of Bend also brings Locavore Alley full of local artisans and purveyors sure to inspire your home kitchen with fresh ingredients and new tools. Live music and kids’ activities, too!
The weekend entertainment at the Bite of Bend includes local and national musical acts performing on the Main Stage on Oregon Avenue in downtown Bend. The music at the Bite of Bend has long been one of the biggest free music events of the summer, and this year’s lineup promises to be one of the most exciting yet. Get ready to get down with a mix of bluegrass, country, indie, and American roots bands from around the country.
Must be an amateur between the ages of 8 – 17 years of age as of June 26, 2015.
One round of stroke play qualifying to establish flights and seeds for match play. The winner of each division comes from the Championship Flight. All junior golfers are guaranteed at least two rounds of match play. If a player loses their first round match, they drop down to a consolation flight.
Age groups are determined by age on the last scheduled day of the tournament.
PW Boys (8 – 11) PW Girls (8 – 11)
Juniors (16 – 17) Boys (14 – 15) Intermediate Boys (12 – 13)
Girls (15 – 17) Intermediate Girls (12 – 14)
- $65 Non-Member / $55 OJG Member
- $45 Non-Member / $35 OJG Member
Entry fee must accompany your entry and will include:
- One Practice Round
- A minimum of three rounds of competition (up to five rounds if players win their match later in the week)
- Contestant Banquet on Tuesday, June 23rd
- Tee Prizes
- Nike golf bag to overall division champion (9 divisions)
- Trophies to the Champion and Runner-Up in each flight
Entries will be accepted according to the date of receipt of entry and entry fee. Entry deadline May 26th. Entries by online, telephone, fax, or email must accompany payment and must be received by 5pm of the deadline.
AJGA Performance Stars
Junior Division Champion – 8 Stars
Junior Division (Championship Flight) Top 8 – 4 Stars
Boys Division Champion – 1 Star
Girls Division Champion – 8 Stars
Girls Division (Championship Flight) Top 4 – 4 Stars
Until the closing deadline, you may cancel/withdraw your entry without penalty. However, after the closing deadline, no refunds will be available except in the case of a medical condition or family emergency, where a $5 administrative fee will apply. You may view the full withdrawal policy, including how to withdraw after the start of an event, on pages 25-26 of the Member Handbook or by clicking here to be directed to the online handbook.
Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.
Three days of craft beer bliss on the banks of the Deschutes River!
The 12th Annual Bend Brewfest quenches Bend’s thirst for fine craft brews with over 170 beers and ciders from 60 breweries and 10 cideries. The 2015 festival will be held at the Les Schwab Amphitheater on Thursday, August 13, noon to 11 PM, Friday, August 14, noon – 11 PM, and Saturday, August 15 from noon-11 pm. Ridiculously good craft beer on the banks on the Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon. You should come.
The legendary Halloween Cyclocross Crusade race is back for the third year, and will again take place at Deschutes Brewery in the Old Mill District.
Witness the fun and mayhem of over 1,000 cyclocross racers donning costumes and competing for Cross Crusade points. In addition to two days of epic racing, attendees will enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the Deschutes Brewery beer garden, live music, and cultural food and festivities.