NAIA Calendar

Consult Official Forms for the complete inventory of nomination forms.

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AUGUST 2013

Aug. 1

NAIA-National Sports Federation “All That’s Right in Sport” National Award winner announced

Aug. 1

NAIA Wrestling Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Aug. 2-4

National Wrestling Coaches Association Convention, Fort Lauderdale, FL

SEPTEMBER 2013

Sept. 1

Year-End Reports for previous year submitted online to National Office through NAIAHelp

Sept. 1

Unpaid membership dues delinquent

Sept. 1

Deadline for fall qualifying tournament plans (conference/A.I.I./unaffiliated) to be submitted online

Sept. 28-29

Conference Commissioners Association fall meeting, Kansas City, MO

Sept. 29-30

Council of Presidents fall meeting, Kansas City, MO

OCTOBER 2013

Oct. 15

Deadline for NAIA-CTSA "All That’s Right in Sport" Award nomination to be submitted online

Oct. 15

Deadline for Dr. Leroy Walker Champions of Character Award and NAIA Coach of Character Award nomination forms to conference commissioner

NOVEMBER 2013

Nov. 1

Deadline for winter qualifying tournament plans (conference/A.I.I./unaffiliated) to be sent by conference commissioners/A.I.I. to National Office

Nov. 1

Deadline for commissioners to send Leroy Walker Award nominee and Coach of Character nominee to National Office

Nov. 1

Deadline to submit bid to host Soccer and Volleyball Opening Round events

Nov. 1

Nomination deadline for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards in the sports of Soccer, Cross Country, Football and Volleyball to be submitted online.

Nov. 1

Nomination deadline for Buffalo Funds Five-Star Champions of Character team awards in Soccer, Volleyball and Cross Country.

Nov. 15

Deadline for Wally Schwartz FAR of the Year nominations to be sent by schools to conferences/A.I.I.

Nov. 15

Nomination deadline for Buffalo Funds Five-Star Champions of Character team award in Football to be submitted online.

Nov. 20

Nomination deadline for Volleyball, men’s and women’s Soccer All-America awards. All-conference/A.I.I./unaffiliated teams and support materials are sent to NAIA National Office

Nov. 22

NAIA-Cross Country Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Lawrence, KS

Nov. 22

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men’s & Women’s Cross Country

Nov. 23

Soccer and Volleyball National Championship Opening Rounds

Nov. 23

Men’s & Women’s Cross Country National Championships, Rim Rock Farm – Lawrence, KS

Nov. 23

Football Championship Series First Round, campus sites

Nov. 25

Release of Men’s & Women’s Cross Country All-Americans

Nov. 27

Nomination deadline for Football conference/independent Player of the Year forms to be sent to the National Office

Nov. 30

Football Championship Series Quarterfinals, campus sites

DECEMBER 2013

Dec. 2-7

Men’s Soccer National Championship Final Site, Montgomery, AL

Dec. 2-7

Women’s Soccer National Championship Final Site, Orange Beach, AL

Dec. 3-7

Volleyball National Championship, Tyson Events Center, Sioux City, IA

Dec. 4-7
National Fastpitch Coaches Association Convention, San Antonio, TX
Dec. 5

NAIA-Softball Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, San Antonio, TX

Dec. 6
Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men's & Women's Soccer and Volleyball
Dec. 7

Football Championship Series Semifinals, campus sites

Dec. 9

Release of NAIA All-Americans in Men’s and Women’s Soccer and Volleyball

Dec. 9-11
Men’s Golf Coaches Association of America Convention, Las Vegas, NV
Dec. 10 NAIA-Men’s Golf Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
Dec. 15

Announcement of Dr. Leroy Champions of Character and NAIA Coach of Character National Award Winners

Dec. 16

Deadline for conferences/A.I.I. Wally Schwartz FAR of the Year nominations to be sent to the National Office

Dec. 16-19

US Track & Field and Cross Country (USTFCCCA) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

Dec. 18-22 American Volleyball Coaches Association Convention, Seattle, WA
Dec. 20 NAIA-Volleyball Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Louisville, KY
Dec. 20 Release of Daktronics-NAIA Football Scholar-Athletes
Dec. 20 Release of Football National Player of the Year
Dec. 21 Russell Athletics – NAIA Football National Championship Game, Rome, GA
Dec. 23 Release of AFCA Football All-Americans

JANUARY 2014

Jan. 2

NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Dallas, TX

Jan. 2-5

American Baseball Coaches Association Convention, Dallas, TX

Jan. 8

Release of Football National Coach of the Year

Jan. 11

Deadline for submission of basketball, football, soccer and volleyball brochures for NAIA-Sports Information Directors Association Publications Contests

Jan. 12-15

American Football Coaches Association Convention, Indianapolis, IN

Jan. 13

NAIA-Football Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Indianapolis, IN

Jan. 14

Deadline for submission of proposed amendments to the NAIA Constitution and Bylaws. Proposals will be voted upon at the April 2014 Convention

Jan. 15-19

National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention, Philadelphia, PA

Jan. 17

NAIA-Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

Jan. 21

Deadline to web sync fall statistics through Daktronics

FEBRUARY 2014

Feb. 1

Deadline for Spring qualifying tournament plans (conference/A.I.I./unaffiliated) to be sent by commissioners to National Office

Feb. 14

Nomination deadline for Buffalo Funds Five-Star Champions of Character team awards in Swimming & Diving, Basketball, Wrestling and Indoor Track and Field to be submitted online.

Feb. 14

Nomination deadline for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards in the sports of Swimming & Diving, Basketball and Wrestling

Feb. 24 Receipt deadline for entries for the NAIA Indoor Track & Field and Wrestling National Championships

MARCH 2014

March 1

Declaration of Intent to Participate Forms, Emerging Sports Designation Form, Sunday Declaration Form, and Sport Exception Form available online at NAIAHelp.com

March 3

Deadline for A.O. Duer and Emil Liston Scholarship award nominees to be sent by schools to conferences and A.I.I.

March 3

Nomination deadline for Clarence "Ike" Pearson Sports Information Director of the Year Award

March 5

NAIA-Swimming & Diving Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Oklahoma City, OK

March 4

Nomination deadline for Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball All-America award. All-conference/independent teams to be submitted online.

March 5-8

Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving National Championships, Oklahoma City, OK

March 6

NAIA-Track & Field Coaches Association Business Meeting, Geneva, OH

March 6-8

Men’s & Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Championships, Geneva, OH

March 7

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Wrestling and Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving

March 7-8

Wrestling National Championships, Topeka, KS

March 10

Release of Wrestling , Men’s & Women’s Indoor Track & Field and Men’s & Women’s S&D All-Americans

March 11

Nomination deadline for Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball All-America award. All-conference/independent teams and support materials to submitted online.

March 12-18

Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship, College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO

March 12-18

State Farm – NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship, Sioux City, IA

March 17

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball

March 19

Release of Division II Men’s & Women’s Basketball All-Americans

March 20

Proposed Constitution and Bylaws Amendments for the 2012 NAIA Convention are distributed to the membership

March 19-25

Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship, Frankfort, KY

March 19-25

Buffalo Funds – NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship, Kansas City, MO

March 20

Proposed Constitution and Bylaws Amendments for the 2014 NAIA Convention are distributed to the membership

March 21

Deadline for Conference/A.I.I. A.O. Duer and Emil Liston Scholarship award nominees to be sent to National Office

March 24

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball

March 26

Release of Division I Men’s & Women’s Basketball All-Americans.

March 28

Deadline for submission of baseball brochures, softball brochures, multi-sport brochures, individual sport brochures for NAIA-Sports Information Directors Association Publications Contests

March 28

Deadline for entries for NAIA-Sports Information Directors Association Web Site and writing contest

APRIL 2014

April 1

Deadline to submit bid to host Baseball Opening Round tournament

April 1

Deadline to submit bid to host Softball Opening Round tournament

April 1

Receipt deadline for Declaration of Intent to Participate Forms, Emerging Sports Designation Form, Sunday Declaration Forms to be completed online at www.naiahelp.com

April 1

Deadline for conference commissioners to submit Affiliated Conference Certification form and conference governing documents to the National Office

April 1

Deadline for conference commissioners to submit Football Certification forms to the National Office

April 3-7

National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Convention – Arlington, TX

April 4

NAIA-NABC Men’s Basketball Coaches Annual Business Meeting, Arlington, TX

April 4-8

Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Convention, Nashville, TN

April 7

NAIA-Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Nashville, TN

April 9

Deadline to receive voting delegate forms for NAIA National Convention

April 10-14

73rd Annual NAIA National Convention – Kansas City, MO

April 15

Release of the nine NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Rounds Hosts/Sites

April 15

Nomination deadline for Athletic Trainers Association Al Ortolani Undergraduate Scholarship

April 15

Nomination deadline for the Athletic Trainer of the Year Award

April 16

Release of the ten NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Rounds Hosts/Sites

April 23

Announcement of A.O. Duer & Emil Liston National Award Winners

April 25

Deadline to web sync winter statistics through Daktronics

April 25

Nomination deadline for Buffalo Funds Five-Star Champions of Character team awards in Softball, Golf, Tennis, Baseball, and Outdoor Track & Field to be submitted online.

April 25

Nomination deadline for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete awards in the sports of Softball, Golf, Tennis, Baseball and Track and Field

April 26

Membership dues invoices sent to all Accounts Payable and NAIA presidents with copies sent to athletics directors

April 30

Announcement of Al Ortolani Undergraduate Scholarship and Athletic Trainer of the Year Award Winners

MAY 2014

May 1

Year-End Report forms available online in NAIAHelp

May 1

Nomination deadline for Men’s Golf All-America awards. Nomination forms to be submitted online.

May 7

Nomination deadline for Softball and Men's & Women's Tennis All-America awards. Nomination forms to be submitted online.

May 8

Nomination deadline for Women’s Golf All-America awards. Nomination forms to be submitted online.

May 9

Nomination deadline for Baseball All-America awards. Nomination forms to be submitted online.

May 12-15

Baseball National Championship Opening Round Tournaments.

May 12

NAIA-Tennis Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Mobile, AL

May 12

Receipt deadline for entries for the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships

May 12-14

Softball National Championship Opening Round Tournaments

May 13-17

Men’s & Women’s Tennis National Championships, Mobile, AL

May 13-16

Men’s Golf National Championships, LPGA International, Daytona Beach, FL

May 15

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men’s Golf

May 16

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men’s and Women’s Tennis

May 18

NAIA-Women’s Golf Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting, Lincoln, NE

May 19

Release of Men’s & Women’s Tennis and Men's Golf All-Americans

May 20-23

Women’s Golf National Championships, Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln, NE

May 22

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Women's Golf

May 22

NAIA-Track & Field Coaches Association Business Meeting, Gulf Shores, AL

May 22-24

Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championships, Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium, Gulf Shores, AL

May 23-29

Softball National Championship Final Site, Columbus, GA

May 23-30

Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series, Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID

May 23

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Men’s & Women’s Track & Field

May 26

Release of Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track & Field All-Americans

May 26

Release of Women’s Golf All-Americans

May 28

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Softball

May 29

Release of Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes in Baseball

May 30

Release of Softball All-Americans

JUNE 2014

June 1

Nomination receipt deadline for NAIA Hall of Fame

June 1

Deadline for conference commissioners to send basketball referee ranking forms to the National Office

June 2

Release of Baseball All-Americans

June 9-12

National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Convention, Orlando, FL 

June 11

NAIA-Sports Information Directors Association Annual Business Meeting, Orlando, FL

June 12

Release NAIA-SIDA Publication Award Winners

June 12-15

College Sports Information Directors of America Convention (COSIDA), Orlando, FL

June 15

Nomination deadline for Larry Lady Officiating Award

June TBD

National Athletic Trainers Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV

June TBD

NAIA-Athletic Trainers Association Annual Business Meeting, Las Vegas, NV

June 27

Release of Softball Coach of the Year

June 30

Nomination deadline for Scholar Team award in all team sports and LATE scholar-athletes from 2013-14 academic year

June 30

Deadline to web sync spring statistics through Daktronics

JULY 2014

July 1

Nomination deadline for previous year’s Conference/A.I.I. Athletics Director of the Year Award. Nomination forms to be sent from commissioners to National Office

July 1

Nomination deadline for previous year’s Charles Morris Athletics Administrator of the Year Award

July 15

Due date for membership dues to be sent to National Office

July 15

Release of Scholar Team award in all team sports

July 15

Deadline for commissioners to submit conference information (Personnel, committees, raters, and meeting schedules through NAIAHelp. Visit NAIAHelp.com to submit report

July 28

Release of Baseball Coach of the Year

July 30

NAIA Wrestling Coaches Association Business Meeting – Site TBD

AUGUST 2014

Aug. 15

Champions of Character Scorecards for previous year submitted online to National Office