CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners Logo

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CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners is the name of an athletic program from California State University, which was established in 1965 and is based in Bakersfield. The first name of the CSU was Kern College, which was changed to its current name three years after its establishment. The CSU athletic program is composed of 16 men’s and women’s teams, which compete in the first division of the NCAA.

Meaning and history

Apart from playing in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners teams are also members of the Big West Conference, a collegiate sports organization, established in 1969 and composed of 11 college members from the western states of the USA. The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners wrestling team is a member of the Pac-12 Conference, founded in 1915 and affiliated with the first division of the NCAA.

What are CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners?

CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners is the collegiate athletic program of the California State University at Bakersfield, which consists of six men’s and ten women’s teams, competing in various sports disciplines including indoor and outdoor Track & Field, Swimming and Diving, Basketball, Baseball, Wrestling, and a few others.

In terms of visual identity, CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners have been pretty consistent since the middle of the 2000s. The program prefers not to change its bright and lively logo in a yellow and blue color palette, composed of a banner with the lettering and a funny image of a bird.

2006 — Today

CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners Logo

The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunner logo, designed in 2006, features three levels of the lettering set on the left of the drawing, depicting a bird with a very determined look. All elements of the logo are executed in light and intense yellow and blue color palette, where the “Bakersfield” in blue letters with white details and yellow outline makes up the central part of the badge, and the “CSU” and “Roadrunners”, set in yellow with a blue outline, are set above and under it respectively.

As for the mascot of the athletic program of the California State University at Bakersfield, depicted on the logo, it is a burg, with a yellow body, thick blue outline, and blue details, accenting the wings and tail of the creature. The bird is placed on the right part of the logo and is depicted running, having its legs strong and its face showing the fighting spirit and willingness to win.