2016 U of M Gopher Football Banquet
AV For You was honored to set audio, video and lighting for the Minnesota Gopher's annual Football Banquet and Senior Awards Banquet. The event was held in the Minneapolis Ballroom of the Hilton in downtown Minneapolis.
For audio we set up 12 of our DVA T4 Line Array Speakers rigging 6 boxes each from our two Sumner Eventer 16 Stage Lifts. We provided four of our VRX JBL Line Array Speaker and our 4 JBL VRX Subwoofers along the center of the room to provide better coverage and extra clarity to the Audience middle of the room. We set up three QSC K10s along the stage as monitors for speakers and players onstage. We also set up our Audio Technica gooseneck mics on our frosted podium.
For video we rear projected our two Barco 12k projectors onto our 16x9 Screen Works fastfold screens. We also have two 60" confidence monitors along the large stage to provide ample view of the program to those presenting and receiving awards.
For lighting we provided 13 of our ETC source 4 Lights spread across three 15' truss towers. We used an extra three source 4 lights for backlight, providing better light balance to the live camera for those on stage. We also provided 20 uplights to add color to the 60 ft. of White Muslin we ran behind the stage.
At the tech table we set up our Analog Way QuickVu video switcher for seamless transitions between PowerPoint and Camera, our Playback Pro and Show laptops for graphics and video roll, our full-size Behringer X32 digital mixer and Shure QLXD4 and UHF-R wireless mic racks for audio and our ETC smartfade for light control.