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Local Badger Hangouts

The Big Stick, Washington, DC

The DC Badgers are excited to announce that the Big Stick will be the new official home of the DC Badgers starting this fall! The Big Stick is a rustic, lodge-themed restaurant & sports bar serving a unique menu focused on specialty sausages, sandwiches and a robust craft beer selection. They have multiple flat-screen TVs for game day watches, Wisconsin Cheese Curds on the menu, and great ownership and staff to make us feel like we are right at home!

Badger Football Game Watch

The DC Badgers are thrilled to call The Big Stick our official Badger bar for the 2023 football season! The Big Stick is located in Navy Yard and has plenty of TVs! The Big Stick has both brats and cheese curds on the menu, so you’ll feel right at home. Additionally, The Big Stick is partially owned by a Badger, Michael Green ’06!

Don’t miss a minute of the action! Here’s the schedule for the upcoming game watch season.

Sept. 2 vs. BuffaloThe Big Stick
Sept. 9 at Washington StateThe Big Stick
Sept. 16 vs. Georgia SouthernThe Big Stick
Sept. 22 at PurdueThe Big Stick
Oct. 7 vs. Rutgers (Homecoming)The Big Stick
Oct. 14 vs. IowaThe Big Stick
Oct. 21 at IllinoisThe Big Stick
Oct. 28 vs. Ohio StateThe Big Stick
Nov. 4 at IndianaThe Big Stick
Nov. 11 vs. NorthwesternThe Big Stick
Nov. 18 vs. NebraskaThe Big Stick
Nov. 25 at MinnesotaThe Big Stick
Big Ten ChampionshipThe Big Stick

Join us for Recent-Grad Weekend on campus June 7–8 for two days packed with all-inclusive summertime fun. Register now before it sells out!