Calendar

Visit this calendar throughout the year to find award deadlines and convention and event information. Develop meeting agendas, projects, or public image campaigns based on these special occasions. All dates are subject to change.

The Rotary Months designations will change, effective 1 July 2015. You'll find the new ones below, in the 2015-16 calendar. Use them at your regular meetings to promote Rotary's involvement in these activities.

See a complete list of United Nations observances, including international days, weeks, and years.

See the Board and Trustee meeting dates.

2015-16

JULY

1 July — Start of new Rotary officers' year of service

AUGUST

Membership and New Club Development Month

SEPTEMBER

Basic Education and Literacy Month

1 September — Deadline to submit nominations for the Rotary Service Above Self Award

OCTOBER

Economic and Community Development Month

NOVEMBER

Rotary Foundation Month

1 November — Deadline to submit nominations for The Rotary Foundation Service Award for a Polio-Free World

1 November — Deadline to submit nominations for the Rotary Vocational Service Leadership Award

2-8 November — World Interact Week

DECEMBER

Disease Prevention and Treatment Month

15 December — Early registration discount ends for RI Convention

JANUARY

Vocational Service Month

17–23 January — International Assembly, San Diego, California, USA

FEBRUARY

Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month

23 February — Rotary's anniversary

MARCH

Water and Sanitation Month

1 March — Deadline for district governors to submit nominations for the Rotarian Spouse/Partner Service Award

7-13 March — World Rotaract Week

15 March — Deadline for district governors to submit nominations for the Significant Achievement Award (for clubs)

31 March — Preregistration discount ends for RI Convention

APRIL

Maternal and Child Health Month

1 April – Deadline to report activities to earn a Presidential Citation for Rotary and Rotaract clubs

11–15 April — Council on Legislation

15 April – Deadline to report activities to earn a Presidential Citation for Interact clubs

30 April – Registration/ticket cancellation deadline for RI Convention

MAY

Youth Service Month

28 May–1 June — RI Convention, Seoul, Korea

JUNE

Rotary Fellowships Month

30 June — Deadline to submit nominations for The Rotary Foundation Distinguished Service Award

30 June — Deadline for zones to submit nominations for the Rotary Global Alumni Service to Humanity Award

30 June — Deadline for zones to submit nominations for the Rotary Alumni Association of the Year


Look ahead to international events in 2017 and 2018. All dates are tentative.

2017

The Rotary Foundation's 100th anniversary

15–21 January — International Assembly, San Diego, California, USA

10–14 June — RI Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

10-14 June — The Rotary Foundation’s Centennial Celebration, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

2018

14-20 January — International Assembly, San Diego, California, USA

24-27 June — RI Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada