District Meeting

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc
83rd Seventh District Meeting

March 26-29, 2020
Mississippi Coast

Host Chapter:
Iota Upsilon

 

Greetings Brothers of the Mighty Seventh District:

On behalf of our Seventh District Representative Brother James Cistrunk and the Seventh District Council, the Iota Upsilon Chapter would like to personally welcome each of you to the 83rd 7th District Meeting of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc,  The Mississippi Gulf Coast and the City of Biloxi are excited to have each of you visit us. It is our goal to host not only a productive meeting but to also provide you with fun and enjoyable events surrounding the district meeting. But most important is the opportunity to fraternize with the brotherhood of the Mighty Seventh District. With the assistance of other local chapters we hope to show how true hospitality is supposed to be.  

I’d like to give you an idea of what you can expect and what we hope to achieve over the next few days. All of our business meetings will be held at the host hotel The IP Casino and Resort Hotel. In addition, to the IP, our Talent Hunt, Marchdown Competition, White Out Party at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center. We have also planned social events at local venues, We also invite you to enjoy our beaches and local resturants to get a taste of the hospitality that we have to offer.

As part of our social action the Seventh District along with the Iota Upsilon Chapter will host a STEM Expo on Thursday, a Career Fair for students and a Community Health Fair. These events will take place at the convention center. 

Let us also welcome the Quettes to the meeting as we have an agenda that is packed with activities from shopping excursions to Mardi Gras Umbtrlla making. There will also be a special jazz luncheon held especially fro you. 

The Brothers of Iota Upsilon Chapter are excited and look forward to greeting you with hospitality upon your arrival! Again, please do not hesitate to register and to reserve your hotel room. Let's make the 2020 Seventh District Meeting one to remember for all the right reasons!

Brother Brian Barkley, PhD
District Marshal
83rd 7th District Meeting of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc,
If you have any questions email, IYChapter@gmail.com

 

REGISTRATION:

All brothers are required to register for the 2019 District Meeting and pay the appropriate fees in order to participate in any aspect of the meeting.

Registration Category

Early Bird:

11/10/2019

to

2/23/2020

Regular:

2/24/2020

to

Midnight 3/8/2020

Delegates (Undergraduate & Graduate) $180.00 $260.00
Grad MSP Delegates (includes $135 prepaid credit)** $45.00 $125.00
Undergrad MSP Delegates (includes $110 prepaid credit) ** $70.00 $150.00
Visiting Brothers (Graduate) $135.00 $160.00
Visiting Brothers (Undergraduate) $125.00 $150.00
MSP Visiting Brothers (Graduate) Pre-paid $125.00
MSP Visiting Brothers (Undergraduate) Pre-paid $125.00
Host Brothers $100.00 $150.00
Supreme Council $0 $260.00
District Council $0 $260.00
Extra Banquet Tickets $40 each $40 each

There will be NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION.

The registration site for the Seventh District Meeting is open and can be accessed by going to oppf7d.com and clicking the District Meeting link located under “Programs and Events”.

NOTE to Chapter KRS’s: All Chapter Delegate Form 36D must be submitted by midnight March 1, 2020. ONLINE SUBMITTALS ONLY via the IHQ Member Manager. DO NOT SEND TO DKRS.

MSP NOTE: MSP fee categories above only apply to brothers who were initiated after the 2019 District Meeting in Birmingham, Alabama and on or before February 23, 2020.

Our 7th District Bylaws state "All Delegates shall be assessed the same fee" {Article VI, Section 3 (pg. 14) }.  Therefore, if you register as a visiting brother and need to upgrade to serving as a delegate, the difference between the two designations MUST be paid.

**MSP Brothers registering as a delegate pay the difference between delegate registration and the amount paid in MSP: Graduate: 190-135=55 Undergraduate: 190-110=80

NO REFUNDS will be processed until 30 days after the district meeting, which must be indicated via email with original receipt.

Brothers that register after March 1, 2020 at midnight are not guaranteed a Seventh District Meeting souvenir. Brothers must be registered, checked-in, and present to receive their Seventh District Meeting souvenir.

HOST HOTEL & ACCOMODATIONS:

IP Casino and Resort Hotel
850 Bayview Ave • Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone Reservations: 1-888-946-2847

Click Here For Hotel Reservations

OVERFLOW HOTEL & ACCOMODATIONS:

DoubleTree by Hilton Biloxi
940 Beach Boulevard • Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone Reservations: 1-228-5463100

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This year’s host hotel is the winner of the elite AAA Four Diamond award, The IP Casino Resort Spa, is the Gulf Coast's premier entertainment resort destination. Towering 32 stories over the scenic Back Bay of Biloxi, the IP is home to more than 1,000 elegantly appointed hotel rooms and suites with full amenities. IP Casino Resort Spa features a vast array of live entertainment options, great restaurants, and a first-class spa to indulge your senses. We also offer specialized golf packages to the Coast.

Room rates are as follows:

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - $69.99

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - $69.99

Friday, March 27, 2020 - $145.99

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - $145.99

Sunday, March 29, 2020 - $69.99