Monday, June 29, 2009

Oregon Ducks

Oregon ducks seems to be the name of some kind of duck but actually it is the name of the mascot and sports team of University of Oregon which is the part of the Pacific Ten Conference (PAC-10).PAC-10 is the college athletic conference which operates in western United States. The university is located in Eugene, Oregon which is located in United States. The Oregon duck is a carton like duck which resembles Walt Disney’s Donald Duck, often referred to as “the duck”.

The dressing of Oregon Duck cartoon is quite interesting. Oregon Duck wears a yellow and green costume with a green and yellow beanie cap which has written on it “Oregon”. Oregon Duck cartoon originated from cartoons drawn of a white duck which were known as Puddles who used to play football during the early 1900s.

By the passage of time the Oregon Duck took quite a similar look as Donald Duck and since the University received the permission from Walt Disney therefore it became the symbol and mascot of their University. The Oregon Ducks are best known for their football team which is one of the best in the country. The university shares a very close relationship with Nike which is shown from the fact that Nike manufactures all university logo clothing and all uniforms for Oregon Duck football teams.

These teams play at some specific venues. The Oregon Duck basketball teams play at McArthur court which is situated in the campus of University of Oregon while for the Oregon Duck football team the home ground is Autzen stadium which is situated in the north of the main campus of the university. The other events such as track and field are held on Hayward field which is adjacent to the McArthur court. Oregon Duck teams are so popular these days that their caps and clothing are available for purchase on the net. You can also purchase the ticket online for watching the game of Oregon Duck football team.