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

Late August/Early September

Welcome to the City

See UWBadgers.com

UW Badger Football game-watch events

Reminders

  • Finalize Annual Report details
  • Plan annual scholarship fundraising strategy
  • Register to attend Badger Leaders Conference

October

Events

See UWBadgers.com

UW Badger Football game-watch events

October 1-November 30

Solicitation Blackout (no email solicitations for fundraising)

Late October/Early November

Badger Leaders Conference

Deadlines

October 1

Annual report, board roster, and data agreement are due Chapters looking to gain/retain Bascom Chapter Status- treasures’ report due

Reminders

  • Determine Founders’ Day topics, dates, and venues
  • Start identifying Badgers for Founders’ Day awards: Badger of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, and President’s Circle of Excellence
  • Prepare for spring scholarship submissions

November

Events

See UWBadgers.com

UW Badger Football game-watch events

October 1-November 30

Solicitation Blackout (no email solicitations for fundraising)

Deadlines

November 15

Founders’ Day topic request is due

Late October/Early November

Badger Leaders Conference

Reminders

  • Select Badger of the Year recipient(s) — recipient will be due along with Founders’ Day event request
  • Plan and schedule basketball game watch parties

December

Events

See UWBadgers.com

UW Badger Basketball game-watch events

Deadlines

December 1

Scholarship submissions for spring are due

December 1

Checks for scholarships are due to WFAA

December 1

Distinguished Alumni Nominations Due

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day prep: secure venue, date/time, and speaker(s) for event

January

Events

See UWBadgers.com

UW Badger Basketball game-watch events

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day information is due to WAA 8 weeks prior to event

February

Events

February 5

Founders’ Day / Campus Spirit Day — Wear Red!

February – May

Founders’ Day Celebrations

See UWBadgers.com

UW Badger Basketball game-watch events

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day prep: secure venue, date/time, and speaker(s) for event

March

Events

February – May

Founders’ Day Celebrations

See UWBadgers.com

UW Badger Basketball game-watch events

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day prep: secure venue, date/time, and speaker(s) for event

April

Events

February – May

Founders’ Day Celebrations

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day prep: secure venue, date/time, and speaker(s) for event

May

Events

February – May

Founders’ Day Celebrations

Reminders

  • Founders’ Day prep: secure venue, date/time, and speaker(s) for event
  • Student Send-Off information is due to WAA 8 weeks prior to event
  • Prepare for fall scholarship submission

June

Events

June – August

Student Send-Off Celebrations

Reminders

  • Student Send-Off information is due to WAA 8 weeks prior to event
  • Start planning Welcome to the City events

July

Events

June – August

Student Send-Off Celebrations

Deadlines

July 1

Scholarship submissions for fall are due

July 1

Checks for fall scholarships are due to WFAA

Reminders

  • Welcome to the City event information is due to WAA 6 weeks prior to event

August

Events

June – August

Student Send-Off Celebrations

Late August/Early September

Welcome to the City

Deadlines

August 1

Forward under 40 nominations due

August

Submit football gam-watch event information

Reminders

  • Begin preparing Annual Report details