Create a Video for the 2011 Sigma Chi Recruitment Video Contest

January 11, 2011

Create a short film to promote recruitment and the Fraternity

Create a short film to serve as a recruitment tool, promoting membership in Sigma Chi Fraternity. The theme for 2011 is Life Loyal Leadership. Your short film may be from 1 to 5 minutes in length and can be in any video format–Mpeg, AVI Quicktime, etc. Films must be suitable for all audiences (appropriate for all ages) and must not display any alcohol, alcohol products or consumption of alcohol. There are no restrictions on the art form of your film. Live action, animation, claymation, still photography or any combination are welcome. Be as creative as you want to be! For the official contest entry form, click here. The winning films may appear in local media venues, be made available on Sigma Chi Fraternity websites, or distributed to member chapters. Scholarship prizes will be awarded to the designated chapter of the creator(s). The first-place contestent will receive $500 and two runners-up will each receive $250.

Please contact Ansley Valentine, contest director, at (330) 347-1519 with your intent to enter. This contact must be received and acknowledged by April 1, 2011. Once we receive your e-mail contact, you will be assigned a mentor and given further instructions regarding how to submit your video for consideration. Your mentor will review your project and give you feedback. The final piece must be submitted by May 1, 2011.

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Apply for Sigma Chi Horizons 2011

January 6, 2011

Applications are due Feb. 11, 2011

The Horizons Operating Board is pleased to announce that the Horizons Leadership Program will offer four undergraduate sessions. This allows 192 undergraduates to embark on the mountains of Snowbird this summer. Horizons participants will be attending one session out of the following four sets of dates: June 5-12, June 12-19, July 10-17 and July 17-24.

Learn more about Horizons at SIGMACHI.ORG/horizons, and submit your electronic application with a letter of reference by Feb. 11, 2011. The online application can be found on the Horizons website listed above or directly by clicking here.

Chapter officers are encouraged to pass along Horizons application materials to those brothers who will have two years of undergraduate study remaining as of June 1, 2011. Questions about the program and the application process should be directed to Greg Morgan, director of leadership programs, at (847) 869-3655, ext. 259, or Design Contest

January 5, 2011

Submissions are due Jan. 15, 2011

Sigma Chi excels in so many ways. Unfortunately, our website is not one of those, so it’s time to fix that – and soon! We want your help in designing a new theme for SIGMACHI.ORG. The winner will earn $1,000 for himself and $500 for his chapter. Just submit a template to: by midnight CST on Jan. 15, 2011.

Click here for the complete contest rules. We look forward to Sigma Chi benefiting from your talents! Please forward this notice to other Sigs as broadly as you like.