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107th National Convention

August 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am - August 6, 2023 @ 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.


Registration is now closed for the National Convention.

Graduate Brother and Families Registration

Registration for Graduate Brothers and families will be open until July 21, 2023. Graduate Registration can be done here:

Link: 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.


Hotel Information

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:

Link: 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 hq@alphachirho.org.


Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, August 3, 2023

3:00 – 7:00 PM     Registration Open

Friday, August 4, 2023

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM     Registration Open

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM     Herff Jones Fraternity Jewelry and Oral History Project Sale

9:00 – 9:30 AM           Breakfast – THREE RIVERS BALLROOM

9:30 – 9:45 AM           Opening Session – PITTSBURGH ROOM

9:45 – 10:45 AM         Keynote 1 – “Somewhere I Belong: How to Recruit and Retain (Minority) Chapter Leaders” by Dr. Shyam Siriam (Alpha Phi) PITTSBURGH ROOM

10:45 – 11:30 AM       Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation Information Session – PITTSBURGH ROOM

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Resident Brother Education Session – Dr. Shyam Siriam – ERIE ROOM

12:00 – 12:30 PM        Lunch – THREE RIVERS BALLROOM

12:30 – 1:30 PM          Keynote 2 – “How to Understand Yourself at a Deeper Level” – Next Level University – Kevin Palmieri and Alan Lazaros (Delta Sigma Phi) THREE RIVERS BALLROOM

1:30 – 2:00 PM            Graduate Brother Ed Block #1 (Volunteer Focused / Advisor Training) – KEYSTONE SUITE   &  Resident Brother Session 3: “Chapter Visitation Fall 2023” – ERIE ROOM

2:00 – 2:15 PM            Networking Session – ERIE ROOM

2:15 – 3:15 PM            Resident Brother Round Robin Discussion – ERIE ROOM

3:15 – 3:45 PM            Resident Brother Education Session – Next Level University – PITTSBURGH ROOM

3:45 – 4:45 PM            Resident Brother Education Session – “How to Succeed in Your Most Important Relationships” – Next Level University – PITTSBURGH ROOM

4:45 – 6:15 PM            Ritual Refresher / Initiation – ERIE ROOM     &  Resident Brother Education Session – “How to Create Your Own Unique Version of Success” – Next Level University– PITTSBURGH ROOM

5:45 – 6:30 PM            Donor Reception Transportation Leaves Hotel

6:15 – 6:30 PM            All Brothers Depart for Grand Concourse

6:30 – 9:30 PM           Educational Foundation Donor Reception at Grand Concourse


Saturday, August 5, 2023

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM     Breakfast – THREE RIVERS BALLROOM

8:45 AM – 12:00 PM   National Convention Business Meeting – PHILADELPHIA BALLROOM

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Non-Initiated Members Educational Program – “Crow Talk” – ERIE ROOM

12:00 – 2:00 PM          Alpha Chi Rho Ed. Foundation Scholarship Luncheon – THREE RIVERS BALLROOM

2:00 – 5:00 PM            National Convention Business Meeting – PHILADELPHIA BALLROOM

2:00 – 5:00 PM            Non-Initiated Members Educational Program – “Crow Talk” – ERIE ROOM

7:00 – 10:00 PM          Feast of the Fraternity – THREE RIVERS BALLROOM


Sunday, August 6, 2023

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM   National Council Meeting – KEYSTONE SUITE


Facial masks (N95s) will be provided to all attendees upon request. If an attendee tests positive for COVID-19 within 72 hours after August 4, 5, or 6, all attendees will be made aware and will be provided a free COVID-19 test.


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When should I arrive?

We recommend arriving in Pittsburgh Thursday, August 4, 2023 between 3 – 7 PM EST. Registration will be open at the hotel at that time. If you are flying into Pittsburgh, please reach out to the National Office to see if we can coordinate travel.

What’s the parking situation?

Parking for resident delegates (i.e. one car) is covered by the registration fee. Graduate Delegates can utilize the valet parking at the hotel ($33 per night) or the various parking garages near the hotel.

What should I wear?

The dress code for Friday, August 4, 2023 is business casual. The dress code for Saturday, August 5, 2023 is business formal.

Should I bring by spouse / family?

Yes! Our immediate past national “First Lady”, Julie, has coordinated many free or low cost family friendly activities for those attending Convention. When checking in, there will be more information on how to get connected with Julie.

What meals are provided?

All resident delegates and Graduate delegates that have all inclusive registration will be provided breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Friday, August 4 and Saturday, August 5. If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact the National Office ASAP at 7.32.869.1895.

Will there be any Ritual at the Convention?

Yes. We will be hosting an Initiation / Ritual Refresher on Friday, August 4, 2023 from 3 – 6:30 PM EST.

How do I know if I can attend the Business Meeting Saturday?

Brothers in good standing can attend the Business Meeting on Saturday, August 5, 2023. Brothers in good standing are defined as Brothers that have paid their National Initiation Fee and were Initiated by their Phi. Although each Chapter has two resident and two Graduate voting delegates, Chapters can have more non-voting attendees.

If I’m a Graduate, can I attend the sessions Friday?

If you purchased an all inclusive registration, you are more than welcome to attend the resident and Graduate sessions on Friday.

Can I attend the National Council meeting on Sunday?

Yes! Any Brother can attend the National Council meeting. The meeting will be in the Keystone Suite from 10 AM to 1 PM EST.

Who should I contact if I have more questions?

Please contact the National Office at 732.869.1895. Any of our staff would be more than happy to answer your questions!


August 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am
August 6, 2023 @ 12:00 pm
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DoubleTree Downtown Hotel
One Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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