Teddy Bear Toss is Saturday!!!

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors 17th annual Teddy Bear Toss is just one day away – slated for Saturday, Nov. 28. Bring a stuffed animal to the game and when the Condors score their first goal, throw them onto the ice. The bears will be collected by the United Way of Kern County and distributed to dozens of agencies in the area. Teddy Bear Toss is sponsored by Eyewitness News, KERN 1180 AM/96.1 FM and Three Way Chevrolet-Cadillac.
  • First season it was held: 1999-00
  • First TBT goal scorer: Paul Willett
  • Number of total stuffed animals collected in 16 years: 95,567
  • Average number of bears collected in the last three seasons: 7,485
  • Teddy Bear Toss has had a crowd of over 8,000 fans in 11 straight seasons
  • The TBT goal has come in the opening two minutes of the game in three straight years
  • 11 of the 16 TBT goals have come during the first period
  • Earliest goal: 33 seconds into the game (Kale Kessy, 2013-14)
  • Latest goal: 12:13 of the third period (Scott Freeman, 2011-12)
  • 5 times the TBT goal scorer has worn the number 11
  • Only one player has scored the TBT goal on more than one occasion (Paul Rosebush, twice)
Other notes for Saturday’s game:
  • It is a Big Buddies Night – underprivileged kids will be given the opportunity to attend the game for free thanks to local organizations who have donated tickets. To donate tickets to this program, call the Condors today at 324-PUCK(7825).
  • During the first intermission, the Bakersfield Dragons Mites team will take the ice
  • In the post-game Bakersfield Marriott Autograph Booth will be F Greg Chase and D David Musil
  • The Cheer Guy, Cameron Hughes will entertain the crowd throughout the night
  • Watch for the Giant Teddy Bear repelling from the rafters after the big goal
  • Tune in to Eyewitness News Monday morning from 5:00 – 9:00 a.m. as we count the bears and speak to the Condors TBT goal scorer

OFFICE HOURS to purchase Teddy Bear Toss 3-Packs:

Fri. 11/27 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (LAST DAY FOR GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE)
Sat. 11/28 – 10 a.m. – game time
NOTE: IT IS ADVISED THAT YOU PURCHASE TICKETS IN ADVANCE AND ARRIVE EARLY TO THIS GAME. The Teddy Bear Toss goal has come in the opening two minutes of the game for three straight years. Don’t get caught waiting in line and miss the big moment!
Save money and get premium seating for Teddy Bear Toss and two other games of your choosing by purchasing a Condors Teddy Bear Toss Pick-3 Plan here. With the plan, you will save up to 15% on your tickets and you will get premium seating for Teddy Bear Toss and two other games of your choice for as low as $30. One of the largest crowds of the season, Teddy Bear Toss is a CAN’T MISS game, so ensure that you’re there by clicking the link above or calling our front office at 324-PUCK (7825).