107th National Convention
August 3 @ 10:00 am - August 6 @ 12:00 pm
Come Celebrate with your Brothers!
From August 3 – 6, 2023, the National Fraternity will be hosting the 107th National Convention at the DoubleTree Downtown Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Fraternity and Educational Foundation are planning many engaging sessions and outings for the entire family. A full schedule will be announced very soon.
Graduate Brother and Families Registration
Registration for Graduate Brothers and families will be open until July 21, 2023. Graduate Registration can be done here: https://bit.ly/107_grad_reg.
The all-inclusive rate for Convention is $350 per person. This includes:
- Admission to all Convention and Educational Sessions,
- A meal ticket for the Scholarship Luncheon and the Feast of the Fraternity on August 5, and
- Alpha Chi Rho Apparel.
There is also a virtual attendance option priced at $175.00 per person. Virtual attendance provides you access to all educational sessions. The Business Meeting is under Ritual and accordingly does not allow for virtual attendance.
To reserve a room at the DoubleTree, please click here. Reservations can also be made by calling 1-866-568-0896 between the hours of 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST. Individuals must identify themselves as a member of Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity to receive the contracted rates. Hotel rates for a single or double room are $169 per night excluding applicable taxes. Rooms must be reserved by July 1, 2023. There is a limited number of rooms available at the same room rate three days prior (July 31, 2023) and three days after Convention (August 10, 2023).
Resident (Undergraduate) Brother Registration
Registration for Resident (undergraduate) Brothers is open until May 12, 2023. Each Chapter must register two delegates; each Colony / Interest Group must register three delegates. Undergraduate Registration can be done here: https://bit.ly/107_ug_reg.
As announced in August 2022, there is a $150 registration fee per delegate (i.e. 2 delegates = $300) and it is not refundable.
The $150 registration fee pays for:
- Hotel room from Thursday, August 3 to Sunday, August 6 at the DoubleTree Downtown Hotel,
- AXP Swag (AXP Notebook, Pen, Stickers, etc.),
- Admission to all Convention and Educational Sessions (note, to attend the Business Meeting your National Initiation Fee must be paid),
- All Convention meals including Friday and Saturday lunch, and the Feast of the Fraternity on Saturday night.
One aspect of Convention is the optional “Day of Service” on Thursday, August 3. Members participating in the “Day of Service” will receive exclusive Alpha Chi Rho apparel. Information will be shared with Chapter presidents, vice presidents, and community service / philanthropy chairs.
Proposed National Constitution and Bylaw Amendments
As per Article IX, Section Two, all Graduate Brothers in good standing received a mail ballot for proposed amendments to the National Constitution. These paper ballots must be returned by July 1, 2023 in order to be counted as cast. Approval on each amendment shall be given by three-fourths of the ballots cast. All paper ballots are currently in transit. If you did not receive your paper ballot, please contact the National Office.
Additionally, proposed amendments to the National Bylaws will be made at the 107th National Convention per Article XIV of the National Bylaws. In order to vote on these amendments, it is important that each Chapter be represented by two Graduate Brothers at the the Business Meeting on August 5.
If you have any questions, please contact the National Office at 732-869-1895 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.