Friends of Bates Athletics

Bates BobcatFriends of Bates Athletics (FBA) is a group of alumni, parents, and friends who are passionately committed to supporting athletics at Bates.

With over half of the current Bates student body participating in varsity or club sports, and nearly 14,000 alumni having played on some type of athletic team, it is evident that athletics is an important part of the Bates experience. Through financial contributions, Friends of Bates Athletics strengthens the budgets of athletic teams, helping them to become as competitive as possible. FBA also provides an opportunity for Bates athletics enthusiasts to connect at events and gatherings.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 28, 2018
NESCAC Track and Field Championships

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Tailgate will occur all day during the track meet.
Meet schedule: Click here

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Celebrating Women in Bates Athletics
6-8 p.m.
The Lenox Hotel, Boston, MA
Register: Click Here

Monday, June 18, 2018
15th Annual Alan Goddard ’53 Football Golf Outing
Time: Noon Registration, 1 p.m. Shot gun start
Location: Wentworth by the Sea, Rye NH
Register: Click Here

Friday, June 29, 2018
New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox BBQ and Game
BBQ 5:10 pm, Game Time: 7:10 pm
Yankee Stadium
Register: Click Here



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Have questions? Contact Stephanie Dumont at or (207) 786-8370.