Calendar of Events, Deadlines, and Reminders

WAA has created a calendar to help your chapter plan a schedule for the year, dates are likely to change from year-to-year but this is intended to help establish “tent poles” to plan the year around.

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September

Events

Saturdays

Wisconsin football game watch parties. See uwbadgers.com for more on the team’s schedule.

Second Thursday in September

Welcome to the City events, learn more >

Reminders

October

Events

Saturdays

Wisconsin football game watch parties. See uwbadgers.com for more on the team’s schedule.

Solicitation Blackout

October 1–November 30 (no email solicitations for fundraising).

Weekend (TBD)

Building Badger Leaders conference usually takes place.

Deadelines and Due Dates

Oct. 1

Annual report and treasurers’ reports are due, learn more >

Oct. 1

Bascom Chapter status submissions are due, learn more >

Oct. 1

President’s Circle of Excellence Award submissions are due, learn more >

Oct. 31

Distinguished Alumni Award nominations are due, learn more >

Reminders

  • Determine Founders’ Day topics, speakers, and event details.
  • Prepare for spring scholarship submissions.

November

Events

Saturdays

Wisconsin football game watch parties. See uwbadgers.com for more on the team’s schedule.

Solicitation Blackout

October 1–November 30 (no email solicitations for fundraising).

Deadelines and Due Dates

Nov. 1

Founders’ Day speaker request is due, learn more >

Nov. 1

Badger of the Year submissions are due, learn more >

Reminders

  • Select Badger of the Year recipient(s).
  • Plan and schedule game-watch parties for basketball season.

December

Saturdays

Wisconsin football game watch parties. See uwbadgers.com for more on the team’s schedule.

Deadelines and Due Dates

Dec. 1

Scholarship submissions for spring are due.

Dec. 1

Checks for scholarships are due to WAA.

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day preparations: secure the venue, establish the date/time, and request speaker(s).

January

Events

Basketball Season

Wisconsin basketball game watch parties. See uwbadgers.com for more on the team’s schedule.

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day information is due to WAA eight weeks prior to the event.

February

Events

February 5

Founders’ Day (The first UW class was held on February 5, 1849.)

February–May

Founders’ Day celebrations

Basketball Season

Wisconsin basketball game watch parties. See uwbadgers.com for more on the team’s schedule.

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day information is due to WAA eight weeks prior to the event.

March

Events

February–May

Founders’ Day celebrations

Basketball Season

Wisconsin basketball game watch parties. See uwbadgers.com for more on the team’s schedule.

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day information is due to WAA eight weeks prior to the event.

April

Events

February–May

Founders’ Day celebrations

Basketball Season

Wisconsin basketball game watch parties. See uwbadgers.com for more on the team’s schedule.

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day information is due to WAA eight weeks prior to the event.

May

Events

February–May

Founders’ Day celebrations

Basketball Season

Wisconsin basketball game watch parties. See uwbadgers.com for more on the team’s schedule.

Deadlines and Due Dates

May 31

Forward under 40 Award nominations are due.

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day information is due to WAA eight weeks prior to the event.
  • Determine your Badger Student Send-Off Celebration date, location, and other details.
  • Prepare for the fall scholarship submission.

June

Deadlines and Due Dates

June 1

Badger Student Send-Off Celebration information is due.

Reminders

  • Start planning your Welcome to the City event.

July

Events

July-August

Badger Student Send-Off Celebrations

Deadlines and Due Dates

July 1

Board of directors/chapter leadership rosters are due.

July 1

Scholarship submissions for fall are due.

July 1

Checks for fall scholarships are due to WAA.

Reminders

  • Begin preparing your annual report.
  • Welcome to the City event information is due to WAA six weeks prior to the event.

August

Events

July-August

Badger Student Send-Off Celebrations

Deadlines and Due Dates

August

Update football game watch information on your website

Reminders

  • Start identifying Badgers for:
    • President’s Circle of Excellence
    • Distinguished Alumni Award
    • Forward under 40 Award
    • Lifetime Achievement Award