29th Annual Burgundy & Gold Banquet
2018 Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - more info soon!
Host: Joe Gibbs, Founder and Chairman - Youth For Tomorrow
Chair: Taylor Chess, President of Development, Peterson Companies
Master of Ceremonies: Larry Michael, “Voice of the Washington Redskins”
Featured Speaker: Lou Holtz
Lou Holtz is a former American football player, Coach, and now serves as Sports Analyst. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), the New York Jets (1976), the University of Arkansas (1977–1983), the University of Minnesota (1984–1985), the University of Notre Dame (1986–1996), and the University of South Carolina (1999–2004), compiling a career record of 249–132–7. Holtz's 1988 Notre Dame team went 12–0 with a victory in the Fiesta Bowl and was the consensus national champion. Holtz is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings. Holtz also coached the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) during the 1976 season.
Over the years, the slender, bespectacled Holtz has become known for his quick wit and ability to inspire players. On May 1, 2008, Holtz was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Boulevard McLean, Virginia
Founder's Reception - 6:00 P.M.
General Reception - 6:00 P.M.
Dinner - 7:30 P.M.
The Quarterback Club of Washington - "Redskins Player of the Year" will be awarded.
The Washington Redskins Ed Block Courage Award honoree will also be recognized.
Contacts: Taylor Chess, Burgundy & Gold Chairman, 703-631-7520 or TChess@petersoncos.com
Love Jones, VP Community Relations and Special Events for YFT 703-396-8415 LJones@yftva.com