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By committing to Dam Nation, you are assisting Oregon State’s student-athletes and teams as they navigate their collegiate experience. Even more importantly, you are helping them better prepare to navigate and define their future.

Dam Nation offers monthly membership packages for investors – including OSU alumni, fans and business partners – to choose from. We aim to provide truly personalized experiences and benefits to those who support our mission. Please see Dam Nation’s Membership Packages below.

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Diamond

$500 / Month

  • All Platinum Benefits, Plus:
  • Dam Nation VIP Event(s) Access
  • Memorabilia Item Signed by a Favorite OSU Student-Athlete or Team
  • Other “TBD” Dam Nation Experiences & Benefits (Based on Commitment Level)

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Platinum

$250 / Month

  • All Gold Benefits, Plus:
  • Social Media “Shout-Out” or Advertisement from a Favorite OSU Student-Athlete
     
     
     

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Gold

$100 / Month

  • All Silver Benefits, Plus:
  • Premium Dam Nation X OBS Lifestyle Brand by Steven Jackson “Swag” Item
     
     
     

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Silver

$50 / Month

  • All Bronze Benefits, Plus:
  • Dam Nation Decal
  • Dam Nation X OBS Lifestyle Brand by Steven Jackson “Swag” Item
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Bronze

$10 / Month

  • Dam Nation Updates
  • Dam Nation Hall of Fame “Wall of Honor” Recognition
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One-Time Commitment

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  • Dam Nation Updates
  • Other “TBD” Dam Nation Experiences & Benefits (Based on Commitment Level)  
      
      

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“NIL has created a space for student-athletes to explore who they are outside the uniform. Dam Nation Collective is here to serve and uplift some of our brightest stars on campus by empowering them with lessons, professional tools and strategies that will not only help student-Athletes today, but for years to come.”

Steven Jackson // Football, 2003

Dam Nation Collective Ambassador

Our Mission

Dam Nation Collective, The Official Collective of Oregon State Athletics, is a one-stop shop for all OSU student-athletes and teams to create, optimize and promote their brand and their name, image and likeness (NIL) opportunities. Key partnerships with investors, including OSU alumni, fans and business partners, create opportunities which come in many forms and can be local, regional or national in scope.

Our Vision

Oregon State student-athletes and teams have endless amounts of qualities and stories to share with Beaver Nation and the world. The heroes of these stories are the student-athletes and teams themselves. Dam Nation Collective strives to deliver a platform for all OSU student-athletes and teams to create, optimize and promote their brand by showcasing their talents through story telling. The platform allows for these connections to have a larger and longer lasting connectivity with investors, including OSU alumni, fans and business partners. NIL opportunities are the tools which help illustrate and bring these stories to life.

Dam Nation Focuses On Optimizing Relationships With All OSU Student-Athletes, Teams And With Investors, Including OSU Alumni, Fans And Business Partners.

 

At Dam Nation, We:

  • Are Bold.
  • Are Catalysts // building genuine relationships with OSU student-athletes, teams and with investors, including OSU alumni, fans and business partners.
  • Are Passionate // about serving all OSU student-athletes and teams by identifying NIL opportunities that are tied to their interests while also assisting in the creation, optimization and promotion of their brand through the art of story telling.
  • Help Investors // including OSU alumni, fans and business partners, maximize the investments they make which aim to support OSU student-athletes and teams.

what we do // how we do it

the dam nation difference

 

Dam nation connects, listens, learns And serves. We will always operate the ethical way, the right way, the BEAVER way.

respecting the past.

serving the present.

defining the future.

Dam Nation understands and emphasizes the importance of education and strives to assist OSU student-athletes and teams as they prepare for life beyond their collegiate experience. We offer OSU student-athletes and teams the following education opportunities:

  • Brand Creation, Optimization & Promotion
  • Community Engagement
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Literacy
  • Mentorship
  • Money Management
  • Tax Planning
  • And Much More

NIL Activity Execution

Step 1

NIL Activity Initiation

  • Dam Nation initiates the NIL Activity by submitting an offer to the student-athlete(s) via the Opendorse platform.
  • The student-athlete(s) are notified of the pending NIL Activity offer.

Step 2

Student-Athlete Review & Acceptance

  • Once the student-athlete(s) accept the NIL Activity offer via the Opendorse platform, the compliance office is notified of the accepted pending NIL Activity offer.
  • The compliance office reviews the accepted pending NIL Activity offer.

Step 3

Compliance Office Acceptance

  • Once the compliance office verifies the accepted pending NIL Activity offer via the Opendorse platform, the student-athlete(s) are notified of the verification.
  • The Opendorse platform directs the student-athlete(s) to complete the NIL Activity.
  • Once completed, the student-athlete(s) verify the completion of the NIL Activity via the Opendorse platform.

Step 4

NIL Activity Completion

  • Dam Nation receives notification and proof of the completed NIL Activity from the student-athlete(s) via the Opendorse platform.
  • Dam Nation confirms completion of the NIL Activity via the Opendorse platform.

Step 5

Payment & Disclosure

  • Upon Dam Nation’s confirmation that the NIL Activity has been completed by the student-athlete(s), the Opendorse platform initiates payment to the student-athlete(s).
  • Finally, the Opendorse platform creates a disclosure of the completed NIL Activity and submits it to the compliance office.

What is NIL?


 

Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) refers to NCAA guidance that allows student-athletes to earn compensation for the use of their name, image and likeness. This legislation allows student-athletes to earn compensation in the following ways:

  • Advertisement Appearances
  • Autograph Sales
  • Personal Brand & Business Activities
  • Personal Appearances
  • Private Camps, Clinics & Lessons
  • Social Media Promotions & Influencer Activities
  • Other Third Party Endorsements

Resources


Oregon Law and NCAA Policy & Guidance

Oregon Senate Bill 5

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NCAA Interim Policy

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NCAA Guidance for Boosters

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NCAA Guidance for Institutional Involvement

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