The Live Mascot Legacy
The Live Mascot program is one of Fresno State’s most beloved campus traditions. Beginning in 1921 with student body president Warren Moody and a tough-looking Bulldog who came to campus every day, the Live Mascot Program has grown exponentially in the last hundred years. Read more about the history of live mascots at Fresno State.
Today, Victor E. Bulldog III loves peanut butter, squeaky toys, and meeting new people. He's been known to chase Fresno State squirrels around campus when he's not busy cheering on the Red Wave at athletic events or giving our scholarly students a pup talk. With over 20,000 fans on social media, a quarterly newsletter, and a busy schedule of events, Victor E. Bulldog is always actively engaging to encourage new connections to campus.
The Live Mascot Program is completely dependent on support from fans and friends like you! It takes a lot of time, talent, and energy to serve the 300,000 Fresno State alumni in our community. All funds raised during this Mascot Mania crowdfunding campaign will empower the program to continue finding new ways to uplift and inspire the Central Valley. Your generosity will support:
Every gift, no matter the amount, makes a huge impact in how we’re able to serve Fresno State.
Ways to Support
For every $10 donation, we'll give Victor E. one of his favorite peanut butter treats.
A gift of $25 lends a paw to a pal in need, giving Victor E. a boost of Bulldog Spirit!
Did you know Victor E. makes hundreds of appearances each year? A gift of $50 supports transportation costs for appearances that enrich the Fresno State experience on campus and in the community.
A gift of $75 shows Victor E. how proud you are to celebrate his seven years of service to Fresno State!
Did you know the Live Mascot Program has been part of the Fresno State story for over 100 years?
A donation of $250 will make you a VIB - very important bulldog! VIB's enjoy special updates from Victor E. about future appearances and sneak peaks into the Live Mascot Program's inner workings.
A gift of $350 sponsors an entire month of supplies (food, medication, bones, etc.) for Victor E. Bulldog! Friends who give at this level will receive a personalized video message from Victor E. thanking them for their support.
A gift of $500 will help keep the live mascot legacy alive and ensure that the program can continue with Victor E. Bulldog IV and beyond. Friends who give at this level will receive a personalized video message from Victor E. thanking them for their support and exclusive access as we welcome the next generation of mascot excellence.