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Fund a Blue Thunder Away Game

$10,005
66%
Raised toward our $15,000 Goal
79 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on November 23, at 12:55 AM MST
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Fund a Blue Thunder Away Game

The Blue Thunder Marching Band PonyUp campaign has closed, but you can still make a gift!

Just visit https://give.boisestate.edu/ and use AR068 in the Fund ID space.

 

The Boise State University family mourns the passing of Keith Stein. Our thoughts are with the Stein family as we remember Stein for his generous gifts to Boise State to resurrect our marching band. Our memory of Keith Stein lives on with every note. And he’s more than in the music—he’s in our hearts forever. The Keith Stein Blue Thunder Marching Band will march on in Stein’s memory to stir the spirit of Bronco Nation.

About Us

Blue Thunder Marching Band is an integral part of every Bronco fan’s game day experience, not to mention a source of pride across the university.  Over 10,000 man-hours of rehearsal time go into preparation for game day performances.  The energy the band provides at football games doesn't go unnoticed. 

 

Our Project

The photo above was taken during the band's visit to Reno in 2014 for the game against the University of Nevada.  From the early 2000s to 2013, the Boise State football team and traveling fans had only experienced the presence of Blue Thunder at Albertsons Stadium and bowl games.  With appropriate funding, however, the band has lifted that Bronco atmosphere at one away game each of the past three seasons.  Our campaign goal will help continue this great tradition.

In addition, the band has also had success recruiting on their past trips.  During their visits to Reno and Provo, the group has played before area high school bands.  Rarely do high school students get to experience watching an out-of-state college band perform.  Finally, the social bonding within sections helps the band create a much desired family atmosphere throughout the season.  Oftentimes members of the band become lifelong friends through their interactions and experiences as members of the Blue Thunder.

 

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Photo taken during Boise State's visit to BYU in September.

Our way
of Thanking You

$10

Social Media Shoutout

You will be recognized in a tweet sent by Blue Thunder (@BSUBlueThunder).

6 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: November 2015

$25

Social Media Shoutout x2

Blue Thunder will let their Facebook and Twitter following know of your support.

16 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: November 2015

$50

Blue Thunder Merchandise

Receive a Blue Thunder bumper sticker.

19 of 100 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: December 2015

$100

Boise State Fight Song

Be given access to our website for a digital download of the Boise State fight song.

6 of 25 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: December 2015

$250

Blue Thunder Playlist

Receive a CD signed by the director featuring Blue Thunder's repertoire.

6 of 15 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: April 2016

$500

Visit a Rehearsal

Get VIP access to a Blue Thunder rehearsal to watch the band prepare for the next game.

0 of 10 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: December 2015

$1,000

Personalized Spellout

You will be presented a framed photo of Blue Thunder spelling out your personal or company name on the blue turf, similar to the last photo in the description.

2 of 10 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: December 2016

$5,000

Conduct the Band

Conduct the Boise State Fight Song after the team scores its first touchdown.

0 of 3 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: December 2016