Battle of the Valleys 2017 will be the week of September 24 - 29!

Check back soon for new details!


With your help we raised over $17,000 in 2016 for the Laker Children's Fund.

Anchor Up, Cardinals Down. Join us for BOV 2017!

BOV 2016

Battle of the Valleys is a week long charity competition against Saginaw Valley State University. You can donate starting October 30th at 12 a.m. until November 4th at 11:59 p.m. All proceeds go to the Laker Children's Fund which awards mini grants to organizations in the Kent and Ottawa County that help children. Feel free to donate by clicking HERE.

2016 Battle of the Valleys Shirt Designs

Long Sleeve

Special Thanks

Enclave Apartments for donating the long sleeves!

Lake Michigan Credit Union for donating the short sleeves!

Short Sleeve

Long Sleeve Shirts available for $10!

Shirts and other Battle of the Valleys merchandise will be sold throughout the week in Kirkhof at the tables in the lobby. Short sleeve and long sleeve shirts from this year will also be available for purchase in the Laker Store!

Short Sleeve Shirts available for $5.

Where does the money go?

The money goes to the Laker Children's Fund. This fund is primarily coordinated by students and awards mini-grants of up to $5,000 to organizations in the Kent and Ottawa county communities that specialize in childhood growth and well-being.

BOV Poster

BOV Merchandise

  • Long Sleeve Shirts - $10
  • Short Sleeve Shirts - $5
  • Old BOV Shirts - $3
  • Raffle Tickets - 1 for $1, 5 for $3
  • Buttons - $1
  • Griffins Tickets for November 4th - $13
  • Mystery Bags - $5
  • Huggles $5

Battle of the Valleys is coordinated by Laker Traditions in Student Life, which is a department of the Division of Student Services of Grand Valley State University.

Page last modified June 23, 2017