80th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes ⊕ Orlando, Florida ⊕ August 10–13, 2023
The 80th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend begins on Thursday, August 10, and concludes on Sunday, August 13, 2021. Events will take place at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, and in various locations in Orlando, Florida. Read more: Call for the 80th Convention (coming soon).
This page should serve as a quick reference guide to help in planning your attendance.
Schedule of Events
View the full schedule (coming soon) or Spouse and/or Guest Events (coming soon).
Delegates should arrive Thursday, August 10th prior to Convention Orientation.
Register HERE (coming soon).
JW Mariott Orlando
4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, Florida 32837
Undergraduate Primary and Alternate Delegates, your rooms will be booked for you.
Alumni attendees, please book here.
View a digital version (coming soon) of the print program.
Not sure what to pack and wear? Click HERE (coming soon) for a detailed description of attire for each event.
Formal Wear Rental Info
You know you want to look sharp at the Knight Commander’s Banquet and official convention photo! Click HERE (coming soon) and get all the info you need to order your tuxedo rental at a special rate. It is customary to wear an ivory dinner jacket with a cummerbund and bowtie to KA’s summer Conventions. Get measured at any Men’s Wearhouse and give them the group code (coming soon). Tuxes will be delivered to JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes for pickup and drop off.
The KA Chorus is a long-standing tradition at each Convention of undergraduate and alumni brothers coming together to perform a few KA songs during the final banquet on Saturday.
View a past performance, review the practice schedule, and sign-up to participate (coming soon).
Active Chapters have the opportunity to apply and nominate an alumnus, faculty advisor, or greek life professional, and Alumni Chapters have the opportunity to be recognized. Awards will be presented at Convention and must be submitted by July 31, 2023 (coming soon).
Alumnus Advisor Award
Faculty Advisor Award
Award for Fraternal Excellence (Formerly Greek Life Professional Award)
William E. Forester Alumni Chapter Award
Bid for Brotherhood
House of Blues Orlando
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Bid for Brotherhood (B4B) is an exciting event featuring live and silent auctions that fundraise for the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation to KA’s leadership education programs. Watch a video from the 2019 B4B to learn more! You may purchase your B4B tickets through Convention Registration (coming soon).
Crimson & Gold Society Dinner
Lake Nona Country Club
Friday, August 11, 2023
You may purchase your tickets on the main event registration website (coming soon) for this exclusive, members-only dinner. This is a recognition and thank you event for our loyal supporters. For more information on the Crimson and Gold Society, visit KAcrimsonandgold.org.