2017-18 Master Calendar for SIDs

updated July 24, 2017

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Consult Official Forms for the complete inventory of nomination forms.

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 15 National Awards Day announcement of all National Award winners for previous year

NOVEMBER

Nov. 1

Deadline: Nominations for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards for Soccer, Cross Country, Football and Women's Volleyball

Nov. 4

Qualification Deadline: Completion of Men's & Women's Cross Country conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
Nov. 6 Release of qualifiers - Cross Country National Championships
Nov. 11 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Men's Soccer conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
Nov. 11 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Women's Soccer conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
Nov. 11

Qualification Deadline: Completion of Women'sVolleyball conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events

Nov. 11 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Football conference/A.I.I. qualifying events
Nov. 12 Release of qualifiers & first round pairings - Football Championship Series
Nov. 13 Release of qualifiers & bracket - Women's Volleyball National Championship Opening Rounds
Nov. 13 Release of qualifiers & bracket - Men's Soccer National Championship Opening Rounds
Nov. 13 Release of qualifiers & bracket - Women's Soccer National Championship Opening Rounds
Nov. 17 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men's & Women's Cross Country
Nov. 18 Men's Soccer National Championship Opening Round (campus sites)
Nov. 18 Women's Soccer National Championship Opening Round (campus sites)
Nov. 18 Women's Volleyball National Championship Opening Round (campus sites)
Nov. 18 Men's & Women's Cross Country National Championships, Vancouver, Wash.
Nov. 18 Football Championship Series First Round (campus sites)
Nov. 21 Release of Men's & Women's Cross Country All-Americans
Nov. 25 Football Championship Series Quarterfinals (campus sites)
Nov. 27-Dec. 2 Men's Soccer National Championship Final Site, Delray Beach, Fla.
Nov. 27-Dec. 2 Women's Soccer National Championship Final Site, Orange Beach, Ala.
Nov.28- Dec. 3 Women's Volleyball National Championship Final Site, Sioux City, Iowa

DECEMBER

Dec. 1 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men's & Women's Soccer and Women's Volleyball
Dec. 2 Football Championship Series Semifinals (campus sites)
Dec. 5 Release of Men's and Women's Soccer and Women's Volleyball All-Americans
Dec. 13 Release of AFCA Football All-Americans
Dec. 15 Release of Football National Player of the Year
Dec. 15 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Football Scholar-Athletes
Dec. 16 NAIA Football National Championship Game, Daytona Beach, Fla.

JANUARY

Jan. 9 Release of Football National Coach of the Year
Jan. 16 Deadline: Web sync fall statistics (Football, Soccer, Women's Volleyball) through Daktronics, any changes after this date incur fee

FEBRUARY

Feb. 15 Deadline: Nominations for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards for Competitive Cheer and Dance, Swimming & Diving, Basketball and Wrestling (Indoor is due with Outdoor on April 15)
Feb. 17 Wrestling National Qualifying Tournaments, six campus locations
Feb. 17 Deadline: Receipt of entries for the NAIA Wrestling National Championships
Feb. 19 Deadline: Receipt of entries for the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships
Feb. 19 Release of Multi-Event athletes - Indoor Track & Field National Championships
Feb. 21 Release qualifiers - Wrestling National Championships
Feb. 21 Deadline receipt of entries for the NAIA Swimming & Diving National Championships
Feb. 23

Release of qualifiers and pysch sheets - Swimminig & Diving National Championships

Feb. 23 Release of all entries & rosters - Indoor Track & Field National Championships
Feb. 24 Competitive Cheer & Dance Qualifying Competition (4 campus sites)
Feb. 24 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Competitive Cheer & Dance conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
Feb. 25 Release preliminary bracket - Wrestling National Championships
Feb. 25 Release of qualifiers - Competitive Cheer & Dance National Championships
Feb. 27 Release of Competitive Cheer & Dance All-Americans. 
Feb. 27 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Division II Men's and Women's Basketball conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
Feb. 28 Release of qualifiers & bracket - Division II MBB & WBB National Championships

MARCH

Feb. 28-March 3 Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving National Championships, Columbus, Ga.
March 2 Release official bracket - Wrestling National Championships
March 1-3 Men's & Women's Indoor Track & Field National Championships, Pittsburg, Kan.
March 2-3 Wrestling National Championships, Des Moines, Iowa
March 2 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Wrestling and Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving
March 6 Release of Wrestling, Men's & Women's Indoor Track & Field and Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving All-Americans
March 6 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Division I Men's & Women's Basketball conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
March 7 Release of qualifiers & bracket - Division I MBB & WBB National Championships
March 7-13 Division II Men's Basketball National Championship, Point Lookout, Mo.
March 7-13 NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship, Sioux City, Iowa
March 9 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Competitive Cheer & Dance
March 9-10 Competitive Cheer & Dance National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla.
March 12 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Division II Men's and Women's Basketball
March 14-20 Division I Women's Basketball National Championship, Billings, Mont.
March 14-20 Division I Men's Basketball National Championship, Kansas City, Mo.
March 15 Release of Division II Men's & Women's Basketball All-Americans
March 19 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Division I Men's and Women's Basketball
March 22 Release of Division I Men's & Women's Basketball All-Americans

APRIL

April 4 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Men's Volleyball conference/A.I.I./froup qualifying events
April 5 Release of Men's Volleyball National Invitational Qualifiers and Pairings
April 13 Release of nine (9) NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round Hosts/Sites
April 13-17 77th Annual NAIA National Convention – Kansas City, Mo. (new members announced)
April 15 Deadline: Nominations for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards for Men's Volleyball, Lacrosse, Softball, Golf, Tennis, Baseball and Indoor/Outdoor Track and Field
April 18-21 Men's Volleyball National Invitational, Des Moines, Iowa
April 20 Deadline: Web sync winter statistics (Basketball) through Daktronics, any changes after this date incur fee
April 20 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men's Volleyball
April 24 Release of Men's Volleyball All-Americans
April 25 Release of the 10 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Rounds Hosts/Sites
April 28 Qualification deadline: Completion of Men's & Women's Lacrosse conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
April 29 Release of Men's & Women's Lacrosse National Invitational Qualifiers

MAY

May 2 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Men's Golf conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
May 2-5 Men's & Women's Lacrosse National Invitational, Location TBD
May 3 Release of qualifiers - Men's Golf National Championships
May 4 Release of pairings - Men's Golf National Championships
May 4 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men's and Women's Lacrosse
May 5 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Men's & Women's Tennis conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
May 7 Release of qualifiers - Tennis National Championships
May 7 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Softball conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
May 8 Release of bracket- Tennis National Championships
May 8 Release of Men's and Women's Lacrosse All-Americans
May 8 Release of qualifiers and bracket - Softball National Championship Opening Round
May 9 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Women's Golf conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
May 9 Qualification Deadline: Completion of Baseball conference/A.I.I./group qualifying events
May 10 Release of qualifiers - Women's Golf National Championships
May 11 Release of qualifiers and bracket - Baseball National Championship Opening Round
May 11 Release of pairings - Women's Golf National Championships
May 14 Deadline: Receipt of entries for the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships
May 14 Release of Multi-Event athletes - Outdoor Track & Field National Championships
May 14-16 Softball National Championship Opening Round Tournaments
May 14-17 Baseball National Championship Opening Round Tournaments
May 15-19 Men's & Women's Tennis National Championships, Mobile, Ala.
May 15-18 Men's Golf National Championship, TPC Deere Run, Silvis, Ill.
May 17 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men's Golf
May 18 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men's and Women's Tennis
May 18 Release of all entries & rosters - Outdoor Track & Field National Championships
May 22-25 Women's Golf National Golf Championship, PGA National, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
May 22 Release of Men's & Women's Tennis All-Americans
May 22 Release of Men's Golf All-Americans
May 24-26 Men's & Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships, Gulf Shores, Ala.
May 24 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes in Women's Golf
May 25 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men's & Women's Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor)
May 25-31 NAIA Softball World Series, Clermont, Fla.
May 25-June 1 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series, Lewiston, Idaho
May 29 Release of Women's Golf All-Americans
May 29 Release of Men's and Women's Track & Field All-Americans
May 30 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Baseball Scholar Athletes
May 30 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Softball Scholar Athletes

JUNE

June 5 Release of Softball All-Americans
June 5 Release of Baseball All-Americans
June 8 Release of Baseball Coach of the Year
June 15 Deadline: Submit Champions of Character scorecard
June 15 Deadline: Nominations for National Awards submitted to conference offices for the following awards: A.O. Duer Scholarship Award for junior student-athletes; Emil S. Liston Award for junior basketball student-athletes; Dr. Leroy Walker Award Student-Athlete of Character; Coach of Character; Athletics Director of the Year; Charles Morris Administrator of the Year; Sports Information Director of the Year; Wally Schwartz Faculty Athletics Representative of the Year Award
June 15 Release of Softball Coach of the Year
June 27-30 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Convention, Washington, D.C.
June 28 Release NAIA-SIDA Publication Award Winners
June 30 Deadline: Online nominations for Scholar Team award in all team sports and LATE scholar-athletes from 2016-17 academic year
June 30 Deadline: Web sync spring statistics (Lacrosse, Men's Volleyball, Baseball, Softball) through Daktronics, any changes after this date incur fee

JULY

July 1 Membership takes effect for new member institutions approved in April
July 15 Deadline: Conference award winner selections forwarded to National Office via awards@naia.org for the following awards: A.O. Duer Scholarship Award for junior student-athletes; Emil S. Liston Award for junior basketball student-athletes; Dr. Leroy Walker Award Student-Athlete of Character; Coach of Character; Athletics Director of the Year; Charles Morris Administrator of the Year; Sports Information Director of the Year; Wally Schwartz Faculty Athletics Representative of the Year Award
July 15 Deadline: Nominations for awards that do not have a conference selection process sent to National Office via awards@naia.org: NAIA-CTSA “All That's Right in Sport” Award; NAIA Hall of Fame Athlete, Hall of Fame Coach, Hall of Fame, Hall of Fame Meritorious Service; Athletic Trainer of the Year; Larry Lady Officiating Award; Clarence "Ike" Pearson (Sports Information Directors of America)
July 16 Release of Scholar Team award in all team sports