Grand Conclave Day One Recap

Published on June 28, 2018 in News, Press Releases

PHOENIX, ARIZONA РThe 48th House of Delegates and Grand Conclave is officially underway and day one is complete. Many traveled from across the country to join together in the Grand Canyon State for business and brotherhood.

48th House of Delegates Opening Ceremonies
The 48th House of Delegates was opened today as the roll was called and the state flags were processed into the grand ballroom.  The gavel was rapped as the voting delegates of each chapter, alumni association, and Board Member recited the Creed together. To wrap up the Opening Ceremonies 39th National President, Jonathan Proehl, UW- River Falls

 presented the State of the Fraternity address. Together, brothers celebrated the enormous success of the Fraternity over the past year including the new Sig Tau brand, chapter growth, and the new Fraternity Headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.


98th Founders Day
What better way to commemorate Founders Day than with 350 of your brothers? The Foundation kicked off the celebration with the Founders Day Challenge, presenting Noble Man Accolades and adding members to the Undergraduate Azure and White Giving Club. Even on day one, the Foundation saw incredible success. 

To wrap up the celebration, all Grand Conclave attendees traveled to the Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse, an Arizona favorite, for dinner and brotherhood fun. Brothers enjoyed classic southwest BBQ, yard games, and mechanical bull rides.

Founded at the University of Central Missouri on June 28, 1920, the organization will commemorate its 100th Anniversary in 2020. With a presence on 85 campuses in 31 states, our membership includes 3,000 undergraduate men and 61,000 living alumni. The Headquarters, which is home to the Fraternity, Foundation, and WPN Housing Company, is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, 12 miles from the center of downtown. Visit for additional information.