New Sponsor JD McCormick Properties to Host Brand-New Halftime Promotion

MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, LEARFIELD’s Badger Sports Properties, announced today a new relationship with JD McCormick Properties. Notably, one full-time UW student will win rent for one year by the property management company.

The brand-new sponsored promotion will be awarded during the men’s basketball game on December 4, when the Badgers host the Marquette Golden Eagles at 11:30 a.m. All full-time students currently enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Madison – also returning for the 2022-23 academic school year – are eligible to win JD McCormick Properties’ “FREE RENT FOR A YEAR” campaign.

Students can enter the online sweepstakes via this dedicated link at through November 26, 2021. Two students will be chosen at random to participate in the halftime contest at Kohl Center to determine who will receive the complimentary rent next year valued at $10,000, courtesy of new Badgers’ corporate partner JD McCormick Properties.

“As a fellow Badger alum, my company is thrilled to officially team up with the Badgers!” said Joe McCormick, owner of JD McCormick Properties. “We have many properties on campus and throughout the Madison area. We are proud to support UW Athletics, and it is awesome to be the first to present the opportunity for one lucky student to win free rent for a year.”

“The students of AreaRED are vital members of our team and make gamedays at the Kohl Center so special. I am thrilled that our partners at JD McCormick Properties have stepped up to help us enhance the student experience by providing one of our passionate student fans with this wonderful prize,” added Wisconsin Men’s Basketball Head Coach Greg Gard.

JD McCormick Properties is a locally owned property management company with more than 300 studio to nine-bedroom housing options in the downtown and campus area. The company’s staff is comprised of many proud Badger Alumni committed to helping students find their perfect campus home. Students are welcome to schedule your virtual or in-person appointment.

The relationship with JD McCormick Properties is overseen on behalf of the university by Badger Sports Properties, UW’s athletics multimedia rightsholder and Madison, Wis.-based LEARFIELD team. LEARFIELD is a leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions.