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March 2019

Sports and Society featuring Gene Smith and Dr. Pete Edwards

March 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Gateway Film Center, 1550 North High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43201
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With March Madness underway, we will take a look at the prominent role sports plays in American society.  From billions spent on college football and basketball, to taxpayers paying billions for arenas and stadiums, to the sports concussion crisis, to ever-expanding sports gambling, we’ll examine why sports are so important to our culture. Featured panelists will be Dr. Pete Edwards, co-owner of the Columbus Crew, and Gene Smith, The Ohio State University's director of athletics. Moderated by Ann Fisher, host…

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April 2019

Explore what happens “When Sports End”

April 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ohio Union – Sphinx Room, 1739 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Varsity O members are invited to attend Sports and Society's spring showcase event. Featured speakers will include Greg Oden, Joshua Perry and more. Learn more and register

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Compete with the Elite: ROTC Wellness Boot Camp in the ‘Shoe

April 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Ohio Stadium, 411 Woody Hayes Drive
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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This team (4 - 6 participants) competition offers three physical activity ranks: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. Everyone in attendance will vote for their favorite military branch, which will receive the traveling trophy. Learn more and register at go.osu.edu/wellnessbootcamp. Contact Josh Winn at winn.50@osu.edu with questions.

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May 2019

Buckeyes after work at Brazenhead

May 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brazenhead, 1027 W. 5th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212 United States
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You're invited to join fellow former Buckeye athletes for an evening of food and drinks at Brazenhead. Food will be provided by Varsity O and a cash bar will be available. The event is free for Varsity O letter-winners 35 years old and under, with one guest each. RSVP below. Contact Ian Betts at ianbetts2011@gmail.com with questions. RSVP

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August 2019

Ohio Stadium tour – SOLD OUT

August 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ohio Stadium, 411 Woody Hayes Drive
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Thank you for your continued support of Varsity O. We're excited to invite you and a guest to an exciting behind-the-scenes tour of Ohio Stadium. Tour features TBDBITL facility, Yassenoff Recruiting Room, locker room, on-field photos, press box, Huntington Club and we'll close the evening with "Buckeye style" refreshments in the Varsity O Room. Cost $5 per person. Varsity O members are allowed to bring up to five guests. Guests of Varsity O members must be 8th grade or younger…

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September 2019

General membership meeting

September 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Ohio Union – Sphinx Room, 1739 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Varsity O members are encouraged to attend our upcoming general membership meeting.

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The Ohio State University Athletics Hall of Fame

September 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Ohio Union – Sphinx Room, 1739 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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The Ohio State University Department of Athletics and Varsity "O" Alumni Society invite you to join us on Friday, September 6th for the 2019 Athletics Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony. This year we are proud to welcome the following individuals into the hall of fame: Boyd Cherry, Jim Foster, Justin Fry, AJ Hawk, Stan Lyons, Thad Matta, Mike Nugent, Andrew Pierce, Natalie Spooner, RJ Umberger Cost $100 and includes a cocktail hour and dinner. Purchase tickets Tickets are on…

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October 2019

Homecoming tailgate

October 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
French Field House

You're invited back to campus for the 2019 Varsity O Homecoming tailgate. Connect with former teammates and Ohio State athletes before cheering the Buckeyes while they take on Michigan State! Stay tuned for more details. Free Varsity O members are welcome to attend this complimentary event. Members may bring one guest for free (additional guests are $5 per person). Registration Online registration is now open. Questions? Email Teresa Fightmaster.

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December 2019

Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo

December 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Columbus Zoo – Water’s Edge Boardwalk #1, 9990 Riverside Drive
Powell, OH 43065 United States
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We're teaming up with the Cheer & Brutus Alumni Society for a night under the lights at the Columbus Zoo. Event details Our venue at the Zoo is Water's Edge Boardwalk #1. An exclusive animal presentation will begin promptly at 6 p.m. Cost $10 per person ($5 for those who have Columbus Zoo memberships). Admission to Wildlights, parking, an exclusive animal presentation, food & beverages, a make your own smores and cookie decorating station are all included with registration. Ticket…

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February 2020

Young Alumni Event – Financial Wellness

February 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Please join Varsity O for light refreshments, and a presentation on financial wellness from current VO Member Matt Terwilliger. An opportunity will be provided for Q&A and networking following the event. RSVP Email ianbetts2011@gmail.com by February 21.

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