BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Tickets are on sale now for the 45th Annual CSUB Athletics Spring Barbeque scheduled for Thursday, May 11, at the Icardo Center.

The event is once again presented by North Bakersfield Toyota Scion, Bill Wright Toyota Scion and Kern Schools Federal Credit Union. Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 9 p.m. featuring top-quality Harris Ranch Beef Steak or teriyaki chicken, from head chefs Gary and Adam Icardo. This year's event chairman is John Giumarra Jr., who along with the Icardo family has been working this event since its inception.

Live music will be played on the KUZZ Stage to entertain during dinner. As one of the premiere social events of the year, there will also be a great selection of beer and wine.

You can save $5 off of the price by purchasing your tickets in advance for just $30. Tickets can be purchased by calling 654-BLUE or by emailing Tickets will also be available at the gate the night of the event for $35. CSUB students can purchase advanced tickets at the cashier's window on campus.

All proceeds benefit the Roadrunner Scholarship Fund, which provides educational opportunities for over 300 student-athletes at CSUB.