"Just think what it would be like to bring the Olympic Games to the Bay Area – in your backyard! Think of the motivation that the Olympic Games would bring to our children. The Olympic Games provide an opportunity for the world to join in peace, amidst times of trouble … a moment to forget about our differences and join hands in the love of sport and personal achievement. The Bay Area will provide the most incredible venue for this world event. We cannot afford to let this opportunity slip through our fingers!"
- Susie Paxton
1996 Olympian, Fencing
The Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee
(BASOC) BASOC is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3)
organization committed to bringing the 2012
Olympic Games to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our goal is to enrich the lives of Bay Area
residents and create a legacy for youth
through the support and organization of