Kappa Alpha Order

79th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend

Arizona Biltmore ⊕ Phoenix, Arizona ⊕ July 28–August 1, 2021

The 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend begins on Thursday, July 29, and concludes on Sunday, August 1, 2021. Events will take place at the historic Arizona Biltmore, and in various locations in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more: Call for the 79th Convention.

This page should serve as a quick reference guide to help in planning your attendance.


Schedule of Events
View the full schedule or Spouse and/or Guest Events.
Delegates should arrive Thursday, July 29th prior to Convention Orientation. 

Convention Registration
Pre-registration is closed. Come see us on site to register.
On-stie Registration will be part of the Values Oasis in the Grand Ballroom on Thursday and in the Arizona Biltmore Ballroom Foyer on Friday and Saturday.

Hotel Reservations

Arizona Biltmore
2400 East Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Undergraduate Primary and Alternate Delegates, your rooms will be booked for you.
Alumni attendees, please book here or call (800) 950-0086 and reference the code “KA21” before July 5th.

Program Book
View a digital version of the print program.

Convention Attire
Not sure what to pack and wear? Click HERE for a detailed description of attire for each event.

Formal Wear Rental Info
KA-1676You know you want to look sharp at the Knight Commander’s Banquet and official convention photo! Click HERE 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 9424511. Tuxes will be delivered to The Arizona Biltmore for pickup and drop off.

KA Chorus
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 HERE.

Awards Applications
Active Chapters have the opportunity to apply and nominate an alumnus, faculty advisor or greek life professional., and Alumni Chapter award. Awards will be presented at Convention and must be submitted by June 28th.

Alumnus Advisor Award
Faculty Advisor Award
Award for Fraternal Excellence
(Formerly Greek Life Professional Award)
William E. Forester Alumni Chapter Award

Crimson & Gold Society Dinner
C&G logo (AmasisMT Std)You may purchase your tickets on the main event registration website 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.

Bid for Brotherhood
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.

Convention Golf Competition
Compete against your brothers for the best golf score! The Order has arranged a special rate for those who wish to play golf–$63 per player and $50 club rental before 2pm or $35 per player and $35 club rental after 2pm.  Just call the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club and say you are with the “KA Convention.” Undergraduate primary and alternate delegates, please be aware that you must attend all sessions.