University of Washington
Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps 
Navy / Marine Corps Birthday Ball

This year's ball will be held in the Husky Union Building on the University of Washington Campus (directions below,) on 1 November, 2013 

Cocktail Hour begins at 1800
Ceremony begins at 1900
Dinner will be served at 2000

There are 2 important steps you must complete before attending the ball.  They are:

1.  Fill out the form below (once for yourself, and once again for each guest,) so we know who will be attending.
2.  Use the PayPal link to pay for your tickets, or email us if you're paying by check.

If you will not be attending, you may still sponsor a midshipman if you wish.  Please skip the meal menu, and proceed to the PayPal links for donating.

Dress Code:

Marine Guests:  Evening Dress* / Dress Blue "A"
Navy Guests:  Dinner Dress Blue Jacket* / Dinner Dress Blue
Civilian Guests:  Black Tie

*Evening Dress and Dinner Dress Blue Jacket are optional uniforms.

Menu choices:

Jerk-Marinated Chicken

    Chicken breasts and thighs grilled and served with black bean rice pilaf and curried squash, topped with mango salsa

Northwest Salmon

    Seared Northwest salmon served atop a crispy potato cake with roasted seasonal vegetables, crème fraiche and bay laurel-infused peach chutney*

Artichoke Ravioli

    Fresh spinach ravioli stuffed with artichokes, garlic and herbs with fresh vegetables in a garlic cream sauce*

Allergy information:    *contains gluten, wheat, and dairy.  If you have other food sensitivities, please email us and let us know.

Please use the form below to register for the ball.  Fill it out once for yourself, and then click "Submit."  If you want to add a guest (or multiple guests,) you can then click "submit another response;" this will reload the form so you can enter a guest's information.  Do this for each guest, one at a time.

Once you have added all your guests, please use the PayPal links below to pay for your tickets online.  When clicking the links, you will be taken to the UW NROTC storefront.  If you need to add more tickets, just click "continue shopping," and PayPal will bring you back here.  Midshipmen may bring ONE guest at $30 (total of $60,) OCs/MECEPs may bring ONE guest at $40 (total of $80,) and O1-O4 Staff / DUINS may bring ONE guest at $55 (total of $110.) If a Midshipmen / OC / MECEP / Staff / DUINS wants to bring more than one guest, they are welcome, but any additional guests must pay $70. O5 and above Staff, DUINS, and all other guests pay $70 each.

If you wish to sponsor a midshipmen, you can do so here, by using the "sponsor a midshipman" link.  The price is $30, and if you want to sponsor more than one, after clicking the link, you can change the quantity to sponsor multiple midshipmen - each at $30.


Click here to check tickets in your cart

If paying by check, please email us to let us know there's a check in the mail, then make it out to "Compass and Charts," and mail it to:

Department of Naval Science

University of Washington

Box 353840

Seattle, WA 98195


The Husky Union Building is located at:

4001 E Stevens Way NE
Seattle, WA 98195

To get to the nearest parking lot, follow these directions:

1. From I-5, take the 45th st exit (exit 169)
2. Turn west, continue on 45th until you reach 15th Ave NE (about 6 stoplights)
3. Turn south on 15th
4. Turn left into the University parking garage (second light,) the gatehouse will provide you with a parking pass, then follow the signs to the HUB.
    This is the underground parking lot beneath campus, and the best lot for reaching the HUB.

There is also handicap accessible parking lot next to the HUB. The directions are slightly different:
1. From I-5, take the 45th st exit (exit 169)
2. Turn west, continue on 45th until you reach 15th Ave NE (about 6 stoplights)
3. Turn south on 17th, into the University's main entrance.  There is a another gatehouse there that will provide you with a pass and further directions.

Parking is NOT free.  If you arrive after 1700, there is a $10 fee for parking in the parking garage.  The handicap accessible lot is $5.  If you arrive before 1700, the price is $15 for either lot.  When you arrive, tell the parking attendant you are there for the Navy / Marine Corps birthday ball, and they will direct you to the closest spots to the HUB.