After much consideration, we have made the tough decision to cancel Monroe Badger Days 2020.  While we will continue to honor the legacy of this incredible 67-year tradition to support UW Athletics, the uncertainty across the nation with government closures and restrictions on travel and events, and certainly the health and safety of our guests and event workers, has caused us to pause on holding the actual event this year.  Thank you to the hundreds of supporters that join us each year – with great enthusiasm, we are looking forward to a terrific comeback for Monroe Badger Days 2021 (June 21 & 22, 2021).  Please feel free to reach out to us with any question. All the best to our Badger fans – take care

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Ray Kubly, Founder of The Swiss Colony (now Colony Brands) turned his passion for the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Badger Athletics into a legacy that is unmatched for its pitch history and unwavering support. Now in its 67th year, Monroe Badger Days continues to pay tribute to Ray, a UW graduate who was also the captain of the university’s cross country team during his time there and who later served on the Athletics Board.

Monroe Badger Days started with a simple invitation from Ray to his friends and business associates to join him for a round of golf in Monroe, Wisconsin, home to the headquarters of The Swiss Colony and Colony Brands for 94 years and counting.

Ray’s son Pat and the rest of the Kubly and Colony Brands families have continued this tradition which as grown into a two-day golf event, a themed party with live entertainment and a Badger Sports Preview dinner with UW’s head coaches.

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